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Upcoming Events

Pumpkins on Parade

Fri. October 23, 2020
- Sun. November 01, 2020
Start time not specified.

Downtown St. Joseph hosts a Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Businesses and restaurants will display their decorated pumpkins October 23 through November 1.

Visit participating locations and vote for your favorite pumpkin! Voting will be available at from 10:00am October 23 to 11:59pm November 1.



221 Main Restaurant
Baroda Founders
Bistro on the Boulevard
City of St. Joseph Public Works Department (located at City Hall)
Edgewater Bank

G&M Variety
Grins of St. Joseph
Krasl Art Center
Lazy Ballerina Winery
Perennial Accents
Plank's Tavern on the Water
ReVive Spa
Schu's Grill & Bar
Silver Beach Pizza
St. Joseph Today
Statements Style Lounge 
Sturgis Bank & Trust Co.
The Buck Burgers and Brew
The Toy Company
Third Coast Surf Shop
Tim's Too
Waterfront Framing & Design
White Pine Winery


2020 Luminary

Fri. November 20, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Stroll through our downtown as luminaires light your way to kick off the holiday season! Participating locations invite you to eat, shop, drink and be merry while you enjoy this charming lakeside town.

Small Business Saturday

Sat. November 28, 2020
9:00am - 8:00pm

Celebrate small businesses in Southwest Michigan! Local businesses are excited to welcome the community into their stores to find unique, one-of-a-kind merchandise. Small Business Saturday promotes shopping small to support your neighbors, family, friends and local economy.

2020 Window Wonderland

Fri. December 04, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Getting into the holiday spirit is easy when you visit downtown St. Joe. During Window Wonderland attendees will enjoy strolling through downtown to view the dozens of storefronts that have decorated their windows for the holiday season. Vote for your favorite window at

2020 Reindog Holiday Parade

Sat. December 05, 2020

The annual Reindog Holiday parade is a great time for all. This event features dressed up pets and their owners in a variety of holiday garb. Be prepared to see all kinds of costumes from “Santa Bernards” to “Reindeer Rottweilers” – definitely a must-see event! The event also marks the arrival of Santa. After the parade, children can share their wish lists with Santa at Santa’s House.

Those who wish to participate in the parade, MUST register in advance at or day of at the Welcome Center. Cost: $5/pet - additional pets $3 each. If you’re looking to take home a prize, judging begins at 1:00p and ends at 2:45p right outside the Welcome Center. The parade will kick off at 3:00p, participants are asked to line up at the corner of Elm & State Streets by 2:50p.





In & Around St. Joseph Blog

Spooktacular SWMI 2020

October 14th, 2020

We’re on the search for all things spooky in Michigan’s Great Southwest! It’s been a fun packed fall with even more to come. With everything from trick-or-treating and spooky themed classes, a Hallowine event and more! Keep reading for festive events leading up to Halloween.

Fall Happenings in SWMI 2020

September 30th, 2020

Michigan’s Great Southwest is packed full of autumn fun! Everything from walking trails, fall themed drinks and food, farm visits, golfing excursions, live music - there’s something for everyone! Read on for a fall guide; #MeetMeLocally.

Fall Bucket List 2020

September 16th, 2020

Fall is here in Michigan’s Great Southwest! Check out our bucket list to make the most of this autumn.

Labor Day Weekend 2020

September 2nd, 2020

Soak up the last bit of summer in Michigan’s Great Southwest this holiday weekend! Enjoy everything from anniversary celebrations, water adventures, live music and a Farmers Market - there’s something for everyone! Read on for a full guide to ensure that you enjoy every last minute; #MeetMeLocally.

Late August 2020 Meet Me Locally

August 19th, 2020

Take in the last few weeks of summer with a trip to Michigan’s Great Southwest! Enjoy everything from water adventures and rounds of golf to local shops, galleries and boutiques. Explore local trails, get fresh picks at the weekly Farmers Market and go on a scavenger hunt in downtown St. Joseph! There’s a little something for everyone; #MeetMeLocally.

We'll help you find great ways to enjoy your time here.

Stop by the St. Joseph Today Welcome Center located on the first floor of 301 State Street for information on all the exciting things to do, see and experience in St. Joseph.

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