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

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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 as we talk about the WOW factor with Pat Moody every Thursday at 8:10 a.m. This week's segment (aired on September 4) includes information on the I Am the Greatest Beach Bash, concerts at the Livery and Acorn Theater, the Lemon Creek Winery Harvest Party, barn party fundraiser at Sarett Nature Center and more!  Guest: Dixie from the New Territory Arts Association speaking on Artoberfest

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Calendar of Events

St. Joseph Today Events

St. Joseph Farmers Market - Sept. 20


Saturdays May 31 thru October 18, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m Lake Bluff Park between Broad and Pleasant Streets


2014 Fall Festival Weekend


Visitors of all ages will find bushels of fun in downtown St. Joseph during the Fall Festival on Sept. 26 and 27.


Upcoming Member Events

Holy Ghost Movie Premier


For the first time ever Bound For Freedom will be hosting a movie premier!!! Our first movie is the new documentary Holy Ghost by Wanderlust Films. See one of 3 showings Sept 19th-20th More info:


The Originals


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


Recent News

Lakeland Offers Free Baby-Sitting Class in Watervliet

Saturday, September 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Great Pumpkin Rotary Race

Saturday, September 27, 2014, St. Joseph, Michigan


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.


Free Stuff!

Mention this offer when shopping at The Candlestick Maker and receive a free, hand made fragrance product.


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.