Grab your running shoes for this event! It ‘runs’ on Memorial Day, observed, which will fall on May 27, 2019, starting at 8:30 am. There will also be a Youth Mile beginning at 8:00 am. The bridge walk will be after the races have ended. This event is sponsored by the Hart Main Street Program. More details to be given later.
Welcome to West Michigan, where we take pride in our wonderful agriculture. Oceana County, known as "The Asparagus Capital of the Nation," is one of the leading areas for asparagus growth in the entire country! We have been celebrating asparagus since 1974, and nobody does it better. We are the longest running asparagus festival in the country! The festival this year is scheduled for June 7-9, 2019. The parade will be on Saturday the 8th at 2:00 pm. Visit the NAF website for more information on enjoying or participating in this event.
The Hart Main Street Program sponsors this tasteful event. Local vendors will be displaying their wares, edible or crafted in the downtown area. This newly created annual event was a success this past summer! Be sure to check out all the goodies this coming summer. The market occurs every other Thursday on State Street in the downtown area, starting right after the Asparagus Festival until the end of summer. To find out the dates and times or to become a vendor check out Hart Main Street's webpage.
Celebrate the nation's independence with a spectacular fireworks display and community gathering. There will be games and plenty of food for all, so mark July 2nd on your calendar and enjoy this fantastic annual event. The City sponsors this celebration in conjunction with the Hart Main Street Program.
Come and walk the streets of the downtown area and take in the beauty of a sleek, pristine, sports car, collector car, truck, or motorcycle. Enter your auto if you dare and win a trophy! The event this year will be held on Saturday, July 27 from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm.
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Come and enjoy all that the Fairgrounds has to offer! Tractor Pulls, 4-H projects, animals, carnival rides, tasty food and so much more! Check out the link above for more information. This year the fair will be August 20 - 25.
Step back in time and visit the Historic District during Hart's Heritage Days Festival. Sit down and enjoy a wonderfully prepared meal while enjoying the community picnic atmosphere! This annual event is held during Labor Day weekend each year.
The 26th Annual Hart Pow Wow, also known as the "Honoring Our Elders Traditional Pow Wow", is set for September 1-2, 2019 at the Oceana County Fairgrounds. Enjoy a traditional Native American pow wow with intertribal dancing, Native singing, storytelling, arts and crafts, food and more. There will be multiple items raffled Sunday with a 50/50 raffle both days. Bring lawn chairs to watch the Grand Entry and Intertribal dancing Saturday at 1 pm. Flags will be retired at 8 pm. Everyone is welcome - and admission is free!
Join the community in celebrating the holiday season by enjoying our annual Christmas Parade! The parade starts at the Hart High School, travels down Johnson Street, north onto State Street, West onto West Main, with a stop off at the Hart Commons! Santa will be there for the lighting of the Christmas Tree and the parade will continue on south onto Water Street, west onto Johnson Street and concludes right back at the High School. Santa will be available at the Commons for a "meet and greet" time. Pick your prime spot and enjoy the festivities. This year's parade starts at 6:30 pm the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 29, 2019. This event is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. A few downtown businesses will be open and participating along with this annual event.
Come and watch this parade to honor those who have given their all in service to our country. The parade will be May 27th, 2019, and starts at 11:00 am in front of the Courthouse and continues to the Hart Cemetery.
Come on down to the Hart Commons and enjoy the entertainment! The Hart Mainstreet Program presents a wide variety of musical talent for all to enjoy each summer. Bring a chair and tap your foot along with the tunes. Just click on the link and you will be taken to a list of dates and artists!
Try your hand at Pickleball! This tournament is held in the spring at John Gurney Park, this year's dates are May 31st and June 1st. For questions, call Jim Lamie at 231-425-6074.
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The Hart High School students will be presenting their interpretation of Shakespeare's "TBA". This two-day event will be held at the Hart Commons. Join us for this production in July 2020, exact dates and play will be added at a later date.
Hart Lake Paddlefest & “Whatever Floats Your Boat” Regatta!
Sail your own creation on Hart Lake! This annual event is a favorite here in Hart! Check out the Hart Main Street webpage for a listing of the rules. You may float your boat on August 17th this year rain or shine. Don't forget your life jacket!
This year there will also be a kid's fishing derby from 9 - 12. The paddling event is from 1 - 4 and the regatta will start at noon!
The Hispanic Heritage Celebration takes place the third weekend of September on the Hart Commons. The event began under Hart Main Street in 2011 and transitioned to the Oceana Hispanic Center in 2014. The cultural celebration brings together the diversity of our community and celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. Actives include live music, folkloric dancers, kid activities, contests and authentic Mexican food.
Come and show your grit at the first Hart Hills gravel road bike race. Designed by former City
Manager, Stan Rickard. The three varied distance races are scheduled for October 5, 2019, and travel in, out and around the City. Check out the website by clicking on the link.
Please check the Hart High School webpage for more details on this event.
This annual event is held at Veterans Memorial Park on November 11 of each year and features a guest speaker. The parade starts at the County Courthouse at 11:00 am and ends at Veteran's Memorial Park.
This invigorating and sparkling festival is held every February. The vintage snowmobile show returns again this year! Lakeside Rehabilitation is sponsoring this event along with Hart Main Street. Come on down and join in the fun! The date of this event will be the first weekend in February 2020.