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The 6th annual Great Lakes Surf Festival will take place Saturday August 10th, 2024

from 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM

at Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon, Michigan



  • Important Note: Registration for GLSF2024 will be available on this website starting on April 1st, 2024. GLSF2024 will be held on Saturday August 10th from 12:30 PM until 6:00 PM at Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon Michigan. In case of bad weather, we have two alternate dates. Friday August 9th from 5:00 PM until 9:30 PM or Sunday August 11th from 9:00 AM until 1:30 PM. For GPS, use address: 1601 S. Beach St. Muskegon, MI 49441.

  • Registration Dates: General Admission and Family Passes are available to purchase on this website until August 7th, 2024. After August 7th, entry passes may be purchased at the event. These passes do not include beginner lessons. If you are interested in surf lessons or SUP lessons, please purchase these lessons as an add-on to your admission pass. Lesson registrations will only be available until 7:00 PM on August 7th, 2024. These lessons will not be available after this date and also not available for walk-ons at the event.

  • Parking Fee: The City of Muskegon now charges a parking fee. Those that do not have a Pere Marquette annual parking pass will need to purchase a $10 daily parking pass.

  • Parking at the Event: The Ovals parking lot directly across from the event site is reserved for GLSF, however, you will still need to pay the $10 parking fee.

  • Raffle: For our raffle, each person will receive a complimentary raffle ticket with entry. We will raffle off a board each hour and our main raffle will be at 5:00 PM.

  • Beach Camping: We no longer offer beach camping.

  • Connect with Us: Please follow us on FB and Instagram @greatLakesSurffestival as that is the best way to stay up-to-date on upcoming news and updates.

Register for GLSF2024

Select your admission pass, then add on any lessons or rental.

General Admission ($10) and the Family Pass ($20) will also be available at the event.


Lessons and rentals must be purchased ahead of the event and will not be available to walk-ins at the event.

Kids, 16 years and younger and must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration to the GLSF is not refundable, therefore, we ask that you carefully select your purchase choices.

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