Step back in time with the Feast of the Strawberry Moon in Grand Haven

Feast of the Strawberry Moon

GRAND HAVEN, MICH. - If you've ever wanted to know what life was like during the 18th century, you can step back in time next weekend at the Feast of the Strawberry Moon happening in Grand Haven. 

The historical reenactment captures what 18th century life in West Michigan. There are historical vendors, demonstrators, entertainers, games, and military reenactors there to give the full experience. This year, the event is hosted by the West Michigan Historical Alliance. 

This year, the event will explore the history of Native American culture, the French exploration, the English colonization and the American unification that all took place in West Michigan, organizers say. There will be entertainment, battles and other events every half hour at the center of the camp. 

The Feast of the Strawberry Moon is family friendly weekend long event from June 10-11 at Harbor Island in Grand Haven. It is $5 per person, $15 per family and there is free parking available. There are no animals allowed on the grounds.

Also, new this year will be the Kid's Day, held on Friday June 9. School-age children can visit the camp a day earlier. Organizers say anyone interested must register ahead of time. 

For more information, visit the Feast of the Strawberry Moon Facebook page or their website

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April Stevens is a multi-platform producer at WZZM 13. Have a news tip? Email news@wzzm13.com, visit our Facebook page or Twitter.

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