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Upcoming Events

2022 St. Joe Winter Beer Fest - SOLD OUT!

Sat. January 29, 2022
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Bundle up and venture outdoors for the annual St. Joe Winter Beer Fest! We invite craft beer novices and enthusiasts to enjoy sampling from local and regional Michigan breweries. 

Stay with us for a night or the weekend! Visit for accommodations.

 2022 FAQ's



2022 Breweries
(Please note, these are subject to change)

Austin Brothers
Bell’s Brewery
Grand Armory
New Holland Brewing
North Pier Brewing
Peat’s Cider
Rochester Mills
Round Barn Brewery
Saugatuck Brewing
Silver Harbor Brewing
Sister Lakes Brewing
The Livery
Watermark Brewing


2022 Ice Fest

Fri. February 04, 2022
- Sun. February 06, 2022
Start time not specified.

Join us for the annual 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 SnowBiz Scavenger Hunt, Ice Interactives and more!

5:00p-8:00p Professional Individual Carving Competition presented by Caffe Tosi - Watch carvers magically turn frozen blocks into works of art!
7:30p Fire & Ice Tower presented by Tru by Hilton

7:30a-4:00p Professional Team Competition  - Watch as teams of carvers transform blocks of ice into frosty creations.

11:00a-4:00p Ice Interactives - Enjoy interacting with some of the carved creations! 
    Tic-Tac-Toe presented by SWMI Brew Tours
    Fish Toss presented by The Livery
    Ice Bowling presented by Honor Credit Union
    Ice Throne presented by NOBO (available all weekend long)

MAGIC TOUR feat. Magician John Dudley
    1:00p - Downtown St. Joseph (Corner of State & Pleasant)
    2:30p - Curious Kids' Museum
    4:00p - Shadowland on Silver Beach

View completed sculptures on the last day of this magical weekend! 

SnowBiz Scavenger Hunt presented by Berrien Community Foundation - Stop in the Welcome Center to pick up a scavenger hunt map and learn the fun details! 

Stay with us for a night or the weekend! Visit for accommodations. 

2022 March Mannequins

Fri. March 11, 2022
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Watch storefronts of participating businesses come alive during March Mannequins in downtown St. Joe. Windows will display community volunteers as they pose perfectly still, like mannequins. Vote for your favorite window at!
2022 Theme: TBA



2022 Antiques on the Bluff

Sun. May 01, 2022
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.

2022 Compass Music Fest

Sat. May 21, 2022
12:00pm - 8:00pm

Featuring live music, tasty beverages and delicious food all set to the beautiful backdrop of Lake Michigan. This event will be located in Whirlpool Centennial Park, just below the bluff from downtown St. Joseph.

Book your hotel stay today! Stay with us for the night or the weekend


All tickets give access to event grounds, no assigned seating. Bring your own chair and/or blankets. Limited seating will be available.

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2022 Band Lineup - TBA
(Please note, times are approximate and subject to change)





In & Around St. Joseph Blog

2022 Winter in SWMI

January 18th, 2022

Eat, Shop, Stay, Play this winter season in Michigan’s Great Southwest!

2022 Winter Bucket List

January 4th, 2022

Winter is here in Michigan's Great Southwest! Check out our bucket list to make the most of this frosty season.

2021 Ringing in the New Year

December 21st, 2021

Celebrate the New Year here in Michigan’s Great Southwest! From New Year’s Eve parties, bowling celebrations and galas to holiday light displays, New Year’s Eve dinners and hotel packages we’ve got you covered to ring in the New Year. 

2021 Making Spirits Bright

December 14th, 2021

The holiday season is still in full swing here in Michigan’s Great Southwest! There’s a little something for everyone - from visits with Santa and daily giveaways to holiday-themed train rides, musicals and light displays. Make the most of this December!

2021 Merry & Bright Weekend | December 3-5

November 29th, 2021

Merry & Bright Weekend hosts a number of festive events to put you in the holiday mood! From holiday stories to magically lit wonderland strolls, beautifully decorated windows, holiday shopping and last-minute wish lists we’ve got you covered. Celebrate the holiday season here in Michigan’s Great Southwest!

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

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