For the Love of Local…Artisans

Find that little something new and different when you stop at For the Love of Local, a unique and locally owned shop. They specialize in handmade, homegrown, and natural products crafted by local artisans.

Taste of Michigan @ Hamilton’s

A charming and quaint small-town shopping experience when you stop at Hamilton’s and shop their new Taste of Michigan section for handcrafted items including Syrup & Honey, Jams & Jellies, Spices & Mixes, Sauces & Salsas, Sweets & Candy, Candles & Soaps.

Best Place for a Break

When it’s time to take a break, delicious discoveries await you at our Village Pub. Relax and unwind on the patio with friends and enjoy a classic pub environment with good food, drinks and music.

For a Feeling of Home

Stop by Mabelena’s Quilting Supplies & Comforts and visit with the team of friendly, knowledgeable people who offer warm hospitality and good information. This shop is a dream come true with bright displays of fabrics, hand-crafted creations, supplies and samples of what you can create.

Our Country Store

Little Things is all about Ortonville! And the store name came from what matters in life… the Little Things. A small Mom and Pop shop with all kinds of charm! Boutique, home décor, clothing, purses, bags, beer and wine accessories, jewelry, old time candy and gifts for everyone.


Spring Into Fun During May

Wake up from winter’s slumber and enjoy the beauty of spring. Our Springtime Garden Show is a great place to find garden and landscape vendors. Shop flower vendors, artisans, soap vendors, landscaping information, art vendors, hand-crafted items, food trucks & more!

Eats in the Streets June & September

Creating a sense of place, our annual Eats in the Streets Food Truck Rally in Downtown Ortonville takes place each June and September. Stroll through Downtown Ortonville to visit the local businesses, sample the food truck cuisine, enjoy music, and family entertainment.

Hometown Harvest Saturday’s June-September

Stroll through Downtown Ortonville to visit our locally grown, fresh produce and market vendors. As our community’s Saturday gathering place, you can even take in our unique local businesses as you pick up your fresh fruit, vegetables, baked goods, plants, flowers and other traditional farmers market products.

Celebrate With A Bang July 3

Join us as we gather for this annual summertime event to foster a sense of community and improve quality of life. With family fun, food trucks and fireworks at dusk, hospitality is at the heart of this event and reminds us that our local community is important.

Join us for a wicked good time - second Saturday in October

Shopping, Entertainment, Tarot Card Readings, Spirits, Food Trucks, Giveaways and so much more. Stroll our local merchants for special events and promotions in their stores as well as artisans and other vendors providing a diverse selection of unique, vintage, handmade, and up-cycled items.

Authentic Hometown Christmas

Make lasting memories with family and friends during Downtown Ortonville’s Christmas in the Village, the first Saturday in December. Enjoy family fun activities, unique holiday shopping, festive Christmas Parade, visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus and join the caroling as we light Ortonville’s Christmas Tree.


Discover Our History

The Old Mill Museum is on the National and State Register of Historical Places and is open to the public, free of charge on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m April – December. Wandering through the old mill is like entering a time capsule that dates back to 1852.

Discover Our All-American Treasure

Remembering the days when great-tasting food was made-to-order with quality ingredients and always served up with a frosty mug and a warm smile, stop by our – throwback – drive-in A&W Restaurant.

Discover the Outdoors

Ortonville Recreation Area is comprised of 5,430 acres of state land open to public use. This wooded area, dotted with many small lakes, offers a secluded get-away from the metropolitan area. Activities include hiking, bicycling, boating, camping, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, and hunting.

Discover Homemade

Cook’s Farm Dairy is open seven days a week! Stop by and enjoy the sites and sounds of a working farm! With ice cream made fresh weekly using Cook’s Farm Dairy milk and family recipe, you can’t go wrong and your tastebuds will love you!


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    Waterford, MI 48328


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