Muskegon Lakeshore 4th of July Celebration

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Downtown Muskegon will explode this 4th of July as thousands flock to the popular Lakeshore Art Festival and RockStock Music Festival takes over Heritage Landing with music, food, beverage tent and 4th of July Fireworks.

On July 3 and 4, 2015, the Lakeshore Art Festival will feature hundreds of artists and crafters, a children's lane, street performers and interactive art for all.

The Children's Lane, themed "Step into Art", will be completely interactive with a colorful scavenger hunt leading children through hands-on booths including drawing, story creation, sculpture making and free-form chalk expression.

Many favorites will also return to The Children's Lane including the popular performance stage, Barnyard Express mobile educational farm center, Home Depot Builder's Workshop, Arts & Carafes canvas painting and inflatables.

Throughout the rest of the festival footprint, live and interactive art will abound with professional chalk artists, street performers including musicians, magicians and more, Wine and Canvas painting classes and the Muskegon Center for the Arts community canvas painting project.

While the Lakeshore Art Festival fills the streets of Downtown Muskegon on July 3 and 4 from 10am-6pm, gates at Heritage Landing in Downtown Muskegon will open for RockStock Music Festival featuring local and regional music favorites, food vendors, a beverage tent, picnic area and 4th of July fireworks.

Friday musical guests include the popular Crane Wives with special guest Bennett and Room Full of Elephants. Back by popular demand, Saturday night will feature Mega 80's along with Let There Be Rock and The After Effect. The celebration will end with a Fourth of July fireworks display.

Tickets are $5 per person, per night or $8 for a weekend pass. Tickets are available at www.startickets.com. More details on the events and how to get involved can be found at www.lakeshoreartfestival.org and www.muskegonrockstock.com.

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