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2022 Friday Night Concert Series - St. Joe Jack and The Good Time Co.

Fri. August 19, 2022
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Groove to the sounds of jazz, big band, classic hits and more at John E.N. Howard Bandshell, overlooking the charming St. Joseph River. Take in beautiful sunsets during these free concerts held the third Friday throughout the summer (June-September).

Head to for the full schedule! 

2022 Love Local

Fri. August 19, 2022
- Sun. August 21, 2022
Start and end times vary depending on day.

The third weekend of the month, June through September, celebrate all things Southwest Michigan during the Love Local weekends! Attendees will enjoy extended shopping hours, Friday Night Concerts and special offers.



      Friday Night Concert from 7:00p-8:00p at the John E.N. Howard Bandshell
      Extended shopping hours

      St. Joe Farmers Market from 9:00a-5:00p in Lake Bluff Park
      Lake Bluff Artisan Fair from 10:00a-5:00p in Lake Bluff Park
      Extended shopping hours


Benton Harbor Sunrise Rotary 
- Great Pumpkin Raffle ticket sales and information in Welcome Center.
Berrien County Youth Fair 
- The Berrien County Youth Fair runs August 15-20!
Blue Water Boat Rentals - Mention St. Joe Today Love Local to receive 20% off your boat rental!
Box Factory for the Arts
 - Art Market and Galleries Open to the Public, Berrien Towne and Country Quilters Quilt Show
CPR Dance: Inhale Movement - 20% off tickets, use promo code Save20!
Forever Books - Open until 9:00p on Friday
Forever Clean Soap Works Bath Bomb Painting available every day in store!
G&M Variety - 10% off Melissa & Doug
Glik's - Check out the sales rack for some awesome savings, complimentary gift wrapping, giveaway and prepackaged treats!
Grins of St. Joseph - Extended hours and specials
HarborTown Interiors - 35% off all in stock furniture
Krasl Art Center
 - August Summer Art Market on the Green from 10:00a-5:00p on Saturday, August 20!
Lake Breeze Music Festival - Saturday, August 20 from 6:00p-10:00p at Shadowland Pavilion
Lazy Ballerina Winery - Friday Night Pop Up from 5:00p-7:00p feat. Petals and Pours + The Cheese Lady
Olive Cart - Free Pasta of your choice with any purchase over $40 when you mention Love Local; extended Summer Shopping Hours until 7:30p; FREE tastings of all of Olive Cart's yummy gourmet products
Perennial Accents - Sidewalk Sale on Saturday and Sunday; complimentary gift wrapping!
Scooter Joe's - 15% off one rental when you mention code LocalLove15
Social District - All weekend long those 21+ can enjoy the Downtown District, sponsored by Sturgis Bank, for more information visit
St. Joe Community Taproom - Final chance discount on Summer Merchandise, sneak peek of Fall/Winter Merchandise
St. Joe Wine ShoppeWine Sample Sunday - Always Free. Always Fun. 1:00p-5:00p.
Storage of America - Rent with us and a portion of your rent will go towards Feeding America and Operation Smiles. Inside the Welcome Center from 12:00p-3:00p on Saturday, August 20.
The Cheese Lady - Take a picture in front of St. Joe Today and receive a free flight of cheese! 
The Christmas Tree - Enjoy 20% off all gourmet food items purchased from their “Room of Good Things to Eat”, samples of new items each day and a chance to win a Gourmet Gift Basket! Hours include Friday from 10:00a-5:30p and Saturday from 10:00a-4:00p. 
The Culinary Cottage - Friday August 19- Taste of Hawaii cooking class noon to 2 PM $65, Sushi rolling cooking class 6:00p to 8:00p; Cost $70 AND Saturday, August 20- Yoga & Yolks 9:00a to 10:30a; Cost $30
The GhostLight TheatrePerformances of the musical "Violet" from August 18-28
Third Coast Paddling - 5 locations open daily until 7p for kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals. Warren Dunes State Park ONLY – sandboard and sand sled rentals available! Reserve online. Save 15% on your rentals – use promo code LOVELOCAL15
Third Coast Surf Shop - Beginner surfing lessons available Sat and Sun. Book online! Big markdowns on swimwear, skimboards, and beach gear. New fall arrivals from Patagonia, Goodr, Billabong, Roxy, and more.
Wanderlust Outfitters - End of summer clearance sale. Select brands and styles up to 50%, including The North Face, Kuhl, Prana & Patagonia
Waterfront Framing & Design - Weekend hours: Friday 10:00a-7:00p; Saturday 10:00a-7:00p; Sunday 12:00p-4:00p. Giveaway each weekend of a gift basket valued at $500.
White Pine Winery - Newly released wines and enjoy 10% off on 4 or more bottles of wine
Wolf's Marine Mention St. Joe Today to receive 10% off Men's or Women's Sperry Shoes
YMCAYoga on Tap - a partnership between the YMCA and The Livery in Benton Harbor. On Sunday, August 21 


2022 St. Joe Farmers Market

Sat. August 20, 2022
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 homemade 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.

2022 Lake Bluff Artisan Fair (Vendor Space Sold Out!)

Sat. August 20, 2022
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.

Please note that ALL of our shows are sold out of vendor space, but we do have a waitlist each month!

2022 St. Joe Farmers Market

Sat. August 27, 2022
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 homemade 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.





In & Around St. Joseph Blog

2022 Love Local Weekend | August 19-21

August 16th, 2022

Southwest Michigan is celebrating its August Love Local Weekend, but it’s not just the locals who get to feel the love. Featuring extended shopping hours, live music, markets on the bluff, and special menu items, Love Local is a celebration for tourists and locals alike.

2022 Chalk the Block Weekend | August 5-7

July 25th, 2022

Art is alive in Southwest Michigan, especially during Chalk the Block in St. Joseph, MI! Running all weekend, catch the amateur and professional artists from around the country as they showcase their chalk masterpieces downtown. But, the fun doesn’t end there. Read more below to find out about the other spectacular events going on the weekend of August 5-7. 

2022 Love Local Weekend | July 15-17

July 11th, 2022

The summer celebrations are nonstop in Southwest Michigan! This Love Local weekend is packed with extended shopping hours, car shows, good eats, music, and more! Join us in and around St. Joseph for a spectacular summer weekend.


July 5th, 2022

Consider it a personal challenge and complete this bucket list for the summer season! Have the best vacation by checking out these sweet summer activities. 

2022 Fourth Of July Weekend | July 1-4

June 23rd, 2022

Southwest Michigan is celebrating the holiday weekend! Enjoy live music, wine tasting, a Farmers Market, Antiques on the Bluff, and various firework shows throughout St. Joe and neighboring towns. It’s sure to be a blast of a weekend!

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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Phone: (269) 985 1111
Fax: (269) 985 0171
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