slide sleep
header sleep
Unwind in one of our hotels, inns or B&Bs.
slide summer discover
header summer discover
Keep busy in our year-round playground.
slide summer eat
header summer eat
Savor our huge menu of unique and tasty treats. Yum!
slide summer shop
header summer shop
Find great deals and cool treasures downtown.
slide summer events
header summer events
Join in the fun at fairs, festivals and more!

Contact us: button email


Head to St. Joseph and find so much to do that you'll wonder how to fit it all in.

When you see the sun sparkling on the waves, smell the aroma of fresh-made sweets wafting down brick-paved streets or hear children squealing in delight on our warm beaches, you'll know you've arrived in St. Joseph (St. Joe to our friends). Take time to visit downtown shops, dine at eclectic eateries, splash in the interactive fountain, explore a museum or attend great events. There's so much else to do, too! Spend the night and let the fun continue.


Escape to an inviting sanctuary that's so close you can reach out and touch it.

Nestled along the picturesque Lake Michigan shore, the City of St. Joseph sits in the middle of the action in Southwest Michigan. Vineyards, orchards, sparkling rivers and inland lakes surround us. We're so close you can almost smell the breeze off the lake, less than a half-day's drive from major metro areas including Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit and Indianapolis.


Plug in and stay up-to-date with a steady stream of the latest ways to have fun.

Want to keep in touch? Be the first to know what exciting things we have in store. Continue your St. Joseph experience by following us on Facebook and Twitter. You can also sign up for our e-newsletter filled with upcoming events and other St. Joseph news. Or contact us for tons of ideas for your next fun-filled getaway.


Drop by and say hi. We'll help you find great ways to enjoy your time here.

Stop by the St. Joseph Today Welcome Center downtown at 301 State Street for information on all the exciting things to do, see and experience in St. Joseph. Pick up a brochure, grab a map or let us help you plan your visit with tips from us locals on the best places to eat, sleep, shop, play and have fun during your time with us.

Current Welcome Center Hours
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday - Noon - 5 p.m.


Gift Certificates

St. Joseph Today Gift Certificates are available for purchase at the St. Joseph Today Welcome Center. These certificates are that perfect gift for your favorite shopper, foodie and adventurer in your life. They can be redeemed at many of our member locations and include restaurants, shops, lodging, galleries, wineries and more.

Click here to learn more about our certificates.

WOW Factor with Pat Moody

Tune in to FM 94.9 or AM1400 as we talk about the WOW factor with Pat Moody every Thursday at 8:10 a.m.This week's segment (aired on July 23) includes info on the Casual Classics concert by the symphony, St. Joseph Farmers Market, pie contests during Harbor Market, the Garden Tour and more!  Special Guest: Angela and Chris from Nye's Apple Barn

To listen, just click play!


Calendar of Events

St. Joseph Today Events

2014 Brown Bag Concert Series - August 20 Zelvis & Zelvis


Presented by Jimmy John's Wednesdays, June 25 thru August 27 12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m. at the John E. N. Howard Bandshell.


The Sidewalk Art Tour August 22


The Sidewalk Art Tour focuses on the city’s downtown monuments and sculptures created by world-renowned and local practicing artists.


Upcoming Member Events

Here, There, and Everywhere


Casual Classics Series - Uncork & Unwind Beautiful music..a perfect way to begin your weekend!


Tri-State Regatta Party at St. Joseph River Yacht Club


St. Joseph River Yacht Club invites the public to the biggest party of the summer! Back by popular demand the band Libido Funk Circus.


Recent News


The Blossomtime Festival will embark upon a wonderful year ahead full of humor and laughter as they design their theme around nursery rhymes.


Local Celebrities to Present Tosi’s Art at Fundraiser

Discover the history of the artists and the variety of fine art at Tosi’s Restaurant as local celebrities provide lighthearted introductions to the artworks in the restaurant.


Special Offers

Piggott's Farm Market & Bakery - Free Jar of Jam with a Purchase of $20.00 or more!

Just mention "St. Joe Today" and receive a free jar of locally made jam with your purchase of $20.00 or more! This offer cannot be combined with any other offers. One jar of jam per customer.



Try the Y during the summer with our SUMMER SAMPLER!


Become a Member

Love St. Joseph as much as we do? Join St. Joseph Today to help raise awareness of our area, boost business and tourism and augment the effort of local governmental units. We welcome businesses, residents and friends interested in the area. Learn more about the benefits of membership.