West Michigan Area
Ice Cream Parlors and Sweet Shops

West Michigan is home to many delicious options in terms of sweet treats. Quality ice cream parlors, serving both soft-serve and hand-scooped ice cream in a variety of delicious flavors, along with candy and sweet shops make the lakeshore a sweet place to be!

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Cosmic Candy Company
168 S. Hancock St., Pentwater, MI 49449, (231) 869-4852
Step into our store and experience the sights and smells of the tastiest candy and popcorn around! Choose your favorite retro candy or pick up a unique gift basket for that special occasion. We offer varieties of popcorn you won't find anywhere else. Sweet dreams begin at Cosmic Candy Company.
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Country Dairy
3476 S. 80th Ave., New Era, MI 49446, (231) 861-4636
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Dairy Queen
66 S. PM Highway, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-5611
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DJ's Dairy Creme
1934 N. Lakeshore Dr, Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 843-3884
Dune Town Specialty Shops
(231) 873-2511
House of Flavors Restaurant - Manistee
284 River St., Manistee, MI 49660, (231) 398-9510
Jones' Homemade Ice Cream
858 Michigan Ave., Baldwin, MI, (231) 745-3591
Kilwins Ludington
118 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 845-5858
Since 1947, Kilwins has built a reputation for crafting decadent chocolates, ice cream, and confections from the highest quality ingredients. At Kilwins Ludington, we're open seasonally (May-October) to provide Kilwins' sweet selections, including hand-packed ice cream quarts and gourmet cakes. Come visit us where everything is "sweet in every sense."
KRAVE Frozen Yogurt & Candy Shoppe
103 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431, (231) 425-3981
12 flavors of soft serve frozen yogurt, dairy free and gluten free options available. Over 50 toppings on the bar, including our new edible cookie dough. Smoothies, Frappes, Bubble Tea, coffee bar, mochi ice cream balls, bulk candy, gourmet popcorn and sweet treats.
Lewis Farms & Petting Zoo
4180 W. M20, New Era, MI 49446, (231) 861-5730
A full day of fun awaits at Lewis Farms & Petting Zoo where we grow Fruit, Fun, & Memories on West Michigan’s lakeshore! SHOP the market for fresh produce and homemade goodies, EXPLORE over 46+ activities for all ages, and MEET over 75+ unique animals including camels and kangaroos!
Sunset Side Concessions
Stearns Park Concession Stand, Ludington, MI 49431
Visit Sunset Side Concessions at Stearns Park Beach! Menu includes burgers, hot dogs, a variety of sandwiches featuring roast turkey, soft pretzels, ice cream, candy, and caramel corn. Also deep fried Oreos, chips, and beverages. Located at both the north and south ends of the beach. Rent kayaks and paddleboards here.