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Join us for Pumpkins on Parade! SWMI businesses and restaurants will display their decorated pumpkins October 22-31! Read More >

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2021 Pumpkins on Parade

Fri. October 22, 2021
- Sun. October 31, 2021
Start time not specified.

SWMI Businesses and restaurants will display their decorated pumpkins from October 22 through October 31!

Visit participating locations and vote for your favorite pumpkin! Voting will be available at from 10:00am October 22 to 11:59pm October 31.

Map of Participating Locations


Benton Harbor Public Library
Berrien Community Foundation
Caffe Tosi
City of St. Joseph | Public Works
Forever Clean Soap Works
G&M Variety
Glik's of St. Joseph
Jimmy John's
Krasl Art Center
Lazy Ballerina Winery
Maxwell Boutique,
Perennial Accents
Silver Beach County Park
Silver Beach Pizza
Silver Harbor Brewing
St. Joseph Today
St. Joseph/Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Library
Statements Style Lounge
Sturgis Bank
The Candlestick Maker
The Cheese Lady
The Inn at Harbor Shores
The Livery
The Toy Company
The Whitcomb Senior Living Community
Tim’s Too
Third Coast Surf Shop
Wanderlust Outfitters
White Pine Winery


Halloween Downtown Trick-or-Treat

Fri. October 29, 2021
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Calling all ghosts, goblins and ghouls for an evening of treats! Merchants of the Benton Harbor Arts District and Downtown St. Joe are excited to welcome trick-or-treaters at this festive event!


The first 750 youths to stop by the St. Joe Today Welcome Center, 301 State Street, will receive a trick-or-treat bag courtesy of Holt Bosse. 

Broad Street Cafe
Caffe Tosi
Chocolate Cafe
DK Boutique
Edgewater Gifts
First Congregational Church
Forever Books
G&M Variety
Grins of St. Joseph
Jimmy John's
Lazy Ballerina Winery
Maxwell Boutique
MOMS Club of St. Joseph
Olive Cart
Perennial Accents
Silver Harbor Brewing
St. Joseph Today
State Street Meats
The Buck Burgers & Brew
The Candlestick Maker
The Cheese Lady SJ
The Inn at Harbor Shores
The Natural Gem
The Toy Company
The Whitcomb Senior Living Community
Third Coast Surf Shop
Tim’s Too
Urban Found
Wanderlust Outfitters
White Pine Winery


The first 250 youths to stop by the Benton Harbor Public Library table in Arts Park will receive a trick-or-treat bag from Holt Bosse. Participants will enjoy a special performance by the Tigers Marching Band! Special thanks to the Benton Harbor Public Library, Benton Harbor DDA and the Benton Harbor Area Schools for helping make this event possible in the Arts District.  

Benton Harbor Public Library
OutCenter of SWMI
Storage of America
The Citadel Dance & Music Center
The GhostLight
The Livery
And more! 

2021 Luminary

Fri. November 19, 2021
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Stroll through our downtown as luminaries 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.




2021 Small Business Saturday

Sat. November 27, 2021
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.





2021 Window Wonderland

Fri. December 03, 2021
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!








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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.

Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

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