SPRING LAKE, MI — Country music up-and-comer Matt Williams will headline a mix of entertainment and family friendly events at this year’s Spring Lake Heritage Festival.
The festival runs June 15-20, and will feature music, classic cars, historical exhibits and carnival attractions. Prices and event times vary.
Music at the entertainment tent will take place on June 19-20 starting at 6:30 p.m. Williams headlines Friday’s offering, along with Dave Palmer and the Greenhouse Gang and Room Full of Elephants. Saturday night bands include Jaded 8 and 4U2NV.
Entertainment tent admission costs $10 at the festival bandshell. Valid ID is required as all shows are for ages 21 and up.
Williams served in the Army between 2004 and 2012, and did two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. Williams was injured in 2010 from improvised explosive device (IED) attack. He turned to music as a form of personal therapy, and has since become a YouTube sensation.
Classic cars are set to be displayed from 5-9 p.m. on June 19 at the All Shores Wesleyan Church parking lot. That event is free for spectators. Car show participants must pay a $10 registration fee. Booth space is available for $75.
Families with children can relax and blow off steam at Family Fun Night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on June 17 at Mill Point Park. All events are free.
For festival-goers chasing nostalgia, a flea market and the “Malt Shop Memories” will begin on June 15. The flea market runs from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. both Monday and Tuesday.
Tickets for the “Malt Shop Memories” program cost $10 for advance tickets and $12 at the door. Daylong events in the program begin at 8 a.m. and run until 8 p.m.
For more information on festival attractions and times, visit www.slheritagefestival.com.