This year’s festival will be held on Saturday, June 26 2021 from 9am to 5pm & Sunday, June 27 2021 from 10am to 3pm in Downtown Muskegon, Michigan. If you would like to be added to the volunteer communication list, please email

Support Services Team Volunteer

The Support Services Team Volunteer position includes an active role in event operations.  Opportunities for this position will include Festival tear down, assistance with waste removal and recycling, moving picnic tables, and light maintenance. This role may require some heavy lifting.  This is a great opportunity for individuals or groups that enjoy being outdoors and like a variety of opportunities.

Green Team Volunteer

The Green Team Volunteer Position is a simple job and also aids in helping keep our event zero waste and keep the environment clean from waste. Green Team Volunteers will assist in foodservice by sorting compostable items in the guest food area. We will need assistance with this job Friday and Saturday during prime eating hours. This is the job for someone who cares about the earth and would like to make a difference in festival management.

Hospitality Team Volunteer

The Hospitality Team Volunteer position includes welcoming guests, volunteers, and exhibitors to beautiful Downtown Muskegon and the Lakeshore Art Festival, answering their questions, and directing them around the event.  This is a great opportunity for someone that is friendly, outgoing, and has a passion for all things Muskegon!

Information & Merchandise Sales Team Volunteer

The Information & Merchandise Sales Team position will focus on working at the Festival Information Booth.   Duties could include selling Lakeshore Art Festival merchandise as well as ice cold bottled water and answering general questions about the Festival.  A background check will be required for all volunteers in a sales role.

Children’s Lane Team Volunteer

The Children’s Lane Team Volunteer position includes working in the Children’s Lane providing general assistance as needed.  This opportunity provides lots of fun, laughter, and children!  This would be a great experience for anyone that enjoys working with kids, older youth and school groups.  A background check will be required for all volunteers at Children’s Lane.

Street Team Volunteer

The Street Team Volunteer includes many diverse opportunities in a variety of areas and will allow you to experience all of the festival!  This role will include everything from distributing flyers, promoting the Lakeshore Art Festival at other local events, being a stream of constant communication for all areas of the event, and assisting all areas of event staff with any duties that may come up.  This is a great role for a multi-tasker that really enjoys utilizing all of their talents and skills and is interested in being a huge part of the Lakeshore Art Festival!


Hackley Park features a Wine and Beer garden area in which guest can purchase their favorite adult beverages and then shop the many fine art booths in the park. We are looking for age 21+ volunteers with great personalities and attention to detail to fill these positions. Tip-certification or previous festival bar experience is a plus!


Be part of the fun by joining the Lakeshore Art Festival Team!