Parade and costume contest with prizes awarded to the winners of 4 categories

  • Best Group Entry
  • Best Use of Pet
  • Most Original
  • Most Patriotic

The Ludington Area Jaycees will hold their annual Freedom Festival Children & Pet Parade on Wednesday, July 3rd beginning at the corner of Loomis & Ferry Streets in Ludington.

Line-up begins at 6 pm with step-off at 6:30 pm.

All participants will receive a goody bag.

For more information, e-mail

Special Note Regarding Solicitations/Vending During Freedom Festival

As per the action of the City of Ludington, the Ludington Area Jaycees reserves to right to approve any vending or solicitations that take place within the city limits on July 3rd-4th. In that vein, anyone wishing to solicit funds or vend product or services publicly during that time in the city limits must contact the Ludington Area Jaycees prior to those dates for approval and to obtain a license to do so. Anyone vending or soliciting without said license will be reported to law enforcement and asked to cease and desist. For more information or to request a special license, please contact Cory at Thank you for your cooperation in this matter!