2023 Love Local

Event by St. Joe Today

Fri. July 14, 2023 | - Sun. July 16, 2023 | Start and end times vary depending on day.

Southwest Michigan, MI

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, events and special offers.



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

      St. Joe Farmers Market from 9:00a-4:00p in Lake Bluff Park (extended hours + FREE market tote bags, limited supply)
      Lake Bluff Artisan Fair from 10:00a-5:00p in Lake Bluff Park
      City of St. Joseph Summer Movie at 7:30p in Dickinson Park
      Extended shopping hours and specials throughout SWMI

      City of St. Joseph Municipal Band Concert at 7:00p at the John E.N. Howard Bandshell - visit for a complete schedule!

(List will be updated regularly)

Butter, a Bespoke Bakeshop: Pop-Up at Chartreuse Art Gallery from open to close on July 16!

Forever Books: Open late until 9:00p; complimentary gift wrapping; Where's Waldo Hunt, July 1-31!

Forever Clean Soap WorksBath Bomb Painting, Walk-in, no appointment needed!

G&M Variety20% off all Americana merchandise!

Glik'sSidewalk Sale; free gift wrapping!

Grins of St. JosephShoppers will enjoy discounts during Love Local Weekend! 

Kingfisher Cocktails & Tacos: In support of our lovely downtown area and neighboring businesses for Love Local, Kingfisher will be waiving Social District Drink service charges, as well as $1 off draft beers and draft cocktails. Thanks for your support!

Lazy Ballerina WineryPop Up event on Friday, July 14 with plants and succulents from Grapevine Nursery and macrame goods from Banana Knots. Open until 7:00p!  

Maxwell Boutique: Extended hours and sales!

Oh My Darlings: Free gift wrapping with purchase!

Perennial Accents: Christmas in July! Outrageous sales at this holiday Perennial Bazaar sidewalk sale. Complimentary gift wrapping; open late!

Schroeder Furniture:  This July marks Schroeder Furniture's 48th Anniversary. We want to thank you, our valued customers, for your faithful business over the years. We couldn’t have done it without you!

St. Joe Community TaproomFriday and Saturday open late until 10:00p; Saturday - Board Game Day with Michiana Boardgamery from 2:00p-6:00p, free to play, all are welcome, join in on a game or bring your own!

State Street Treats: Free cone bag of popcorn with purchase of $10 or more!

Storage of AmericaWe are offering a special on our storage units. All units are only $.50 per square foot at all our locations. It is the lowest price in town guaranteed. We will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:00a-5:30p and Saturday from 9:00a-4:00p! 

Third Coast Paddling: Kayak and paddleboard rentals now open daily until 7:00p EST (last rentals go out at 6:00p EST) at 5 locations, including Silver Beach County Park and the Paw Paw River. Reserve in advance online at Warren Dunes State Park rental location ONLY – sandboard and sand sled rentals available! Experience Warren Dunes in a whole new way by riding the dunes. Reserve in advance at Save 15% on your rentals – use promo code LOVELOCAL15 at check-out!

Third Coast Surf Shop

Wanderlust Outfitters: We'll be kicking off our end of the season sales in-store only on Friday, July 14!

Waterfront House of Framing & Fashion: Sidewalk Sales on Saturday from 11:00a-7:00p and Sunday from 12:00p-4:00p! On Sunday catch a special Pop-Up Vendor!

White Pine Winery: Mention Love Local Weekend to receive 10% off 4 bottles of wine!

Admission: Free

Contact: St. Joseph Today | (269) 985 1111 |

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