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Upcoming Events

2023 Antiques on the Bluff

Sun. May 07, 2023
10:00am - 5:00pm

Something old is new to you! Find hidden treasures along Lake Bluff Park at this premier antique show that overlooks Lake Michigan. This event features over 50 vendors and runs the first Sunday of the month, May through October. Rain or shine.

Want to become a vendor? Visit our Vendor Information page.

2023 Memorial Day Parade

Fri. May 26, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Honor veterans who have served this great country and remember those who have sacrificed their lives to protect our freedom at the annual Memorial Day Parade. The parade will begin at the intersection of Lake Blvd. and Park St.

2023 St. Joe Farmers Market

Sat. May 27, 2023
9:00am - 2:00pm

Market-goers will enjoy fresh finds at the weekly St. Joe Farmers Market. Vendors will offer a variety of products including baked goods, locally grown produce, perennials and cut flowers, meats and cheeses, coffee and more! This event is held Saturdays in the scenic Lake Bluff Park, overlooking Lake Michigan.

Enjoy extended market hours (9:00a-4:00p) on June 3, July 15, August 19 and September 2 to coincide with the Lake Bluff Artisan Fair!
Please note that there will be special hours for the market on July 8 during the Krasl Art Fair - stay tuned for more details!

2023 Wednesday Night Market

Wed. May 31, 2023
4:00pm - 8:00pm

New SJT event in 2023! This event will feature a mix of artisans and farmers and their handcrafted goods + food/beverages. With over 25 vendors, there's something for everyone—anything from home decor and furniture to jewelry, baked goods, candles, soaps and more!

Want to become a vendor? Visit our Vendor Information page. 
**Please note, applications are due by April 1 - vendors will be notified of their acceptance by April 15!

2023 Lake Bluff Artisan Fair (Vendor Space Sold Out)

Sat. June 03, 2023
10:00am - 5:00pm

This eclectic craft fair, held in picturesque Lake Bluff Park, offers a variety of handcrafted goods. With over 50 local vendors, there’s something for everyone - anything from home decor and furniture to jewelry, candles and more!

Want to become a vendor? Visit our Vendor Information page.

VENDORS: Please note, all shows are sold out! Still accepting applications for the waitlist.





In & Around St. Joseph Blog

2023 St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Blog

March 14th, 2023

As the grass starts to go green, so does Southwest Michigan for St. Patrick’s Day! Check out the array of events going on throughout the town, and be sure to fill your holiday weekend with tons of fun!

2023 Spring Weekend Blog: March 10-12

March 7th, 2023

As we gear up for Spring, there’s a lot to explore in Michigan’s Great Southwest. Join us this weekend for March Mannequins, a Spring Artisan Fair, live music, a book signing and so much more. Read on to make the most of this jam-packed March weekend!

2023 February Fun in SWMI

February 13th, 2023

Not even cold weather can stop Southwest Michigan from bringing the fun! Check out the variety of events happening throughout the month of February.

Weekend Guide to the 2023 Ice Fest: February 3-5

January 31st, 2023

Join us February 3-5 for the 2023 Ice Fest sponsored by Silver Beach Pizza to celebrate the winter season! It’s a weekend that brings frosty fun to downtown St. Joe. Enjoy professional Ice Carving Competitions, a Scavenger Hunt, Ice Interactives and more!

2023 Winter Warm Up Weekend: January 27-29

January 23rd, 2023

The winter doesn’t slow things down in Michigan’s Great Southwest! This January weekend brings a Chili Tour, St. Joe Winter Beer Fest, live music, trivia nights, Bloody Mary Bars and more! Read below to check out all the awesome winter activities.

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St. Joseph Today specializes in marketing our members to residents and visitors, and providing members unique opportunities to reach a broader audience. Our mission is to encourage individuals to have an incredible experience in Southwest Michigan, and support the vibrant community here.

Joining St. Joseph Today will offer your business or organization community connections and an outreach platform. Benefits of membership include a presence in the Welcome Center and online directory, email and social media marketing, print and radio promotion, and many more opportunities.


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Chili Tour (January)
St. Joe Winter Beer Fest (January)
Ice Fest (February)
March Mannequins (March)
Antiques on the Bluff (May-October)
St. Joseph Farmers Market (May-October)
Compass Music Fest (May)
Memorial Day Parade (May)
Lake Bluff Artisan Fair (June-September)
Love Local Weekends (June-September)
Friday Night Concerts (June-September)
Mike Yore Memorial Car Show (July)
Chalk the Block (August)
Fall Fest (September)
Pumpkins on Parade (October)
Downtown Trick-or-Treat (October)
Luminary (November)
Merry & Bright Weekend (December)
Window Wonderland (December)
Fanny Mae Memorial Reindog Parade (December)
Santa Series(December)
...and more!

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