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2024 Love Local

Fri. May 17, 2024
- Sun. May 19, 2024
Start and end times vary depending on day.

The third weekend of the month, May through September, celebrate all things Southwest Michigan during the Love Local weekends! Attendees will enjoy local events, extended shopping hours, events, special offers and more!

 

WEEKEND SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY
      Extended shopping hours
      Weekend special throughout SWMI

MAY PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS: 
(List will be updated regularly)

1232 Broad St. Mercantile - Special savings storewide!

Anchors Way Marina Get 10% off your 2024/25 WINTER storage with us! Must call to reserve your space & mention "St. Joe Loves Locals" to the front desk to qualify. Contact us at (269) 982 0812.

Berrien Cancer Service - May 17: Pennies for Patients, located in the St. Joe Today Welcome Center from 9:00a-4:00p.

Box Factory for the ArtsMay 19: Kick off for the MAAC in the Box Gallery Show - Michiana Annual Art Competition Opening Reception from 2:00p-4:00p; The Boogie Woogie Kid Concert from 5:00p-7:00p.

CPR Dance May 17 & 18: CPR Dance in the St. Joe Today Welcome Center; 25% special discount for ticket purchases or event registrations offered only during the LOVE LOCAL weekends; Season Launch Brunch on Sunday, June 2 at 11:00a at the Watermark Solarium.

Forever Clean Soap WorksExtended hours! Spend $20, Get a FREE LIP BALM! (one per customer per day).

G&M VarietyOpen Friday/Saturday until 8:00p, 15% all outdoor spinners!

Glik's - Register to win a Michigan sweater or sweatshirt; Open Friday from 10:00a-6:00p, Saturday from 10:00p-7:00p and Sunday 12:00p-4:00p!

Grins of St. JosephSidewalk Sales on Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) with an additional 15% percent off the lowest marked price on women's sale and clearance clothing!

Lana's BoutiqueExtended hours Friday & Saturday and small sales throughout the store!

Lazy Ballerina Winery"Tea It Up" Cider Release - free tastes all weekend long!

Perennial AccentsSamples in the kitchen on Saturday and Sunday; Complimentary gift wrapping; Open until 8:00p!

St. Joseph/Benton Harbor Kiwanis ClubMay 18: Kiwanis Pancake Day Fundraiser from 8:00a-12:00p at the Whitcomb (all you can eat -tickets $6). Proceeds to benefit Kaleidoscope Playground at Kiwanis Park!

The Cheese LadyCheck out the May cheese selections!

The Lilac Loft20% off of all in store purchases; Every in store purchase receives a free room spray (while supplies last); May 19: Pop in Sand Candle Making from 1:00p-4:00p and Hot wax Candle Making at 4:00p!

The Skin Bar$50 off a service $150 or more to all new clients through 2024!

 

2024 Memorial Day Parade

Fri. May 24, 2024
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Honor veterans who have served this great country and remember those who have sacrificed their lives to protect our freedom at the annual Memorial Day Parade. The parade will begin at the intersection of Lake Blvd. and Park St.

 

2024 Parade Form

 

 

2024 St. Joe Farmers Market

Sat. May 25, 2024
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 baked 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.

Enjoy extended market hours (9:00a-4:00p) on June 1, July 20, August 17 and August 31 to coincide with the Lake Bluff Artisan Fair!
 
Please note that there will be special hours for the market on July 13 during the Krasl Art Fair - stay tuned for more details!

2024 St. Joe Farmers Market

Sat. June 01, 2024
9:00am - 4:00pm

Market-goers will enjoy fresh finds at the weekly St. Joe Farmers Market. Vendors will offer a variety of products including baked 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.

Enjoy extended market hours (9:00a-4:00p) on June 1, July 20, August 17 and August 31 to coincide with the Lake Bluff Artisan Fair!
 
Please note that there will be special hours for the market on July 13 during the Krasl Art Fair - stay tuned for more details!

2024 Lake Bluff Artisan Fair

Sat. June 01, 2024
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!

Vendor space is sold out for the 2024 season! We're still accepting applications for the waitlist - visit our Vendor Information page.

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In & Around St. Joseph Blog

2024 May Love Local Weekend | May 17-19

May 10th, 2024

The third weekend of the month, May through September, celebrate all things Southwest Michigan (SWMI) during the Love Local weekends! This month attendees will enjoy a special cider release, delicious samples, and area events in addition to extended shopping hours and special offers throughout SWMI. Read on for a complete weekend guide! 

Love Local is sponsored by The Boulevard Inn & Bistro.

2024 Treasure Hunt in SWMI

April 16th, 2024

Explore the treasure trove that is Southwest Michigan and find one-of-a-kind gift ideas, shop local artisans, take an art class, attend an event, or just enjoy an afternoon of adventure. Read on to start your journey!

2024 Spring Bucket List

April 2nd, 2024

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

2024 St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Blog: March 15-17

March 11th, 2024

Join us this weekend to celebrate March in Southwest Michigan! From St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and live music to nature hikes, trivia nights, tasty craft brews and delicious food there’s a little something for everyone! Read more to make the most of this holiday weekend.

2024 Spring Weekend Blog: March 8-10

February 29th, 2024

As we gear up for Spring, there’s a lot to explore in Michigan’s Great Southwest. Join us this weekend for March Mannequins, a Spring Artisan Fair, live music, delicious food, tasty beverages and so much more. Read on to make the most of this jam-packed March 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: 9:00a - 5:00p
Saturday: 11:00a - 4:00p
Sunday: CLOSED

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