Join Us For Our HealthWest Annual FREE Community Picnic

Thursday, August 15, 2024

We are proud to offer Health, Wellness, and Recovery to all of Muskegon County! In its 13th year, HWR is Muskegon County's largest health resource fair in Hackley Park in downtown Muskegon!

 Muskegon County’s Largest Health Resource Fair

Through our HealthWest HWR community picnic, residents can access more than 75 local health and human service providers. The event is completely free and offers children’s activities, live music, raffle giveaways and even a free picnic lunch for the first 1,000 attendees. In addition to the traditional picnic favorites, this year’s event will feature resources for job seekers looking for a career in the health or human services field.

Event Details

Health, Wellness & Recovery Picnic
Date: Thursday, August 15, 2024
Event Time: 11 am-2 pm
Event Location: Hackley Park in Downtown Muskegon

Event Features

  • 75+ Health, Wellness & Exhibitor Booths
  • FREE lunch for the first 1,000 attendees
  • Health demonstrations and screenings
  • Live music
  • A children’s area
  • And more!

Exhibit at HWR

Exhibitor registration is now open!  Exhibitors receive free breakfast and lunch, one table, and two chairs. A $50 donation is suggested for exhibitors to assist in covering event costs.

Support HWR

We are always seeking sponsors to help produce this community event and maintain the free picnic for the community. We are happy to look at custom sponsorships as well to support your organization.  For sponsorship inquiries, contact Stephanie Williams at or 231-740-9099.

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors!

Without the support and generosity of our 2023 Sponsors, this annual FREE community picnic cannot help Muskegon County residents to become the best they can be!

**This event is supported by a grant from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services/Bureau of Community Based Services, Office of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, through Lakeshore Regional Entity. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of MDHHS/OROSC of LRE

Three women at the Health Wellness and Recovery picnic in Muskegon, Michigan
A young family at Muskegon's Health, Wellness, and Recovery fest at Hackley Park
Two men at the Health Wellness and Recovery festival at Hackley Park in Muskegon, Michigan
Three women at Muskegon's Health Wellness and Recovery event in Muskegon, MI
HealthWest staff preparing free lunches for those who attend the Health Wellness and Recovery fest at Hackley Park in Muskegon, MI