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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 stjoetoday.com/vote from 10:00am October 22 to 11:59pm October 31.

Map of Participating Locations


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
Schu’s
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!

 

DOWNTOWN ST. JOSEPH PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES
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
Chartreuse
Chocolate Cafe
DK Boutique
Edgewater Gifts
First Congregational Church
Forever Books
G&M Variety
Grins of St. Joseph
Jimmy John's
Kilwins
Lazy Ballerina Winery
Maxwell Boutique
MOMS Club of St. Joseph
Olive Cart
Perennial Accents
Schu’s
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

 

BENTON HARBOR ARTS DISTRICT PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES
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
Whirlpool
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 PARTICIPANTS:

TBA

 

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 PARTICIPANTS

TBA

 

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 stjoetoday.com/vote!

PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS

TBA

 

2021 Fanny Mae Memorial Reindog Parade

Sat. December 04, 2021
3:00pm

The annual Reindog Holiday parade is a great time for all. This event features dressed up pets and their owners in a variety of holiday garb. Be prepared to see all kinds of costumes from “Santa Bernards” to “Reindeer Rottweilers” – definitely a must-see event! The event also marks the arrival of Santa. After the parade, children can share their wish lists with Santa at Santa’s House.

PARTICIPANT INFO:
Those who wish to participate in the parade, MUST register in advance at stjoetoday.com/reindog or day of at the Welcome Center. Cost: $5/pet - additional pets $3 each. If you’re looking to take home a prize, judging begins at 1:00p and ends at 2:45p right outside the Welcome Center. The parade will kick off at 3:00p, participants are asked to line up at the corner of Elm & State Streets by 2:50p.

Santa's House

Sat. December 04, 2021
4:30pm - 7:00pm

Picture perfect holiday fun is available weekends in December in downtown St. Joseph. Santa's house will be located on the corner of State and Pleasant Streets - outside of the St. Joe Today Welcome Center.
 
Photography is not provided. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own camera!
 
Santa's House Hours December 4-23:
December 4 | 4:30p-7:00p 
December 5 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 9 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 10 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 11 | 12:00p-5:00p
December 12 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 16 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 17 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 18 | 12:00p-5:00p
December 19 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 21 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)
December 22 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)
December 23 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)

Letters to Santa

Sat. December 04, 2021
- Fri. December 24, 2021
Start time not specified.

While Santa has to stay in the North Pole this year, his house will remain outside the Welcome Center to collect wish lists and letters! The St. Joseph Today staff have been entrusted by Santa and his elves to help get the letters to the North Pole! Stop by the Welcome Center for a candy cane treat – SJT will also have postcards for those last minute wish lists!

Santa's House

Sun. December 05, 2021
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Picture perfect holiday fun is available weekends in December in downtown St. Joseph. Santa's house will be located on the corner of State and Pleasant Streets 
- outside of the St. Joe Today Welcome Center.
 
Photography is not provided. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own camera!
 
Santa's House Hours December 4-23:
December 4 | 4:30p-7:00p 
December 5 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 9 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 10 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 11 | 12:00p-5:00p
December 12 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 16 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 17 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 18 | 12:00p-5:00p
December 19 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 21 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)
December 22 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)
December 23 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)

Storytime with Mrs. Claus

Tue. December 07, 2021
Start time not specified.

Mrs. Claus will read some of her favorite holiday books during Storytime with Mrs. Claus.

Stories will be released online at stjoetoday.com/santa and on the St. Joseph Today Facebook page: December 7, 14, 21

 

2021 STORIES

Tuesday, December 7

Tuesday, December 14

Tuesday, December 21

 

2020 STORIES

Tuesday, December 8

Tuesday, December 15

Tuesday, December 22

 

Santa's House

Thu. December 09, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Picture perfect holiday fun is available weekends in December in downtown St. Joseph. Santa's house will be located on the corner of State and Pleasant Streets
- outside of the St. Joe Today Welcome Center.
 
Photography is not provided. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own camera!
 
Santa's House Hours December 4-23:
December 4 | 4:30p-7:00p 
December 5 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 9 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 10 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 11 | 12:00p-5:00p
December 12 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 16 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 17 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 18 | 12:00p-5:00p
December 19 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 21 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)
December 22 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)
December 23 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)

Santa's House

Fri. December 10, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Picture perfect holiday fun is available weekends in December in downtown St. Joseph. Santa's house will be located on the corner of State and Pleasant Streets 
- outside of the St. Joe Today Welcome Center.
 
Photography is not provided. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own camera!
 
Santa's House Hours December 4-23:
December 4 | 4:30p-7:00p 
December 5 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 9 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 10 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 11 | 12:00p-5:00p
December 12 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 16 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 17 | 4:00p-6:00p
December 18 | 12:00p-5:00p
December 19 | 1:00p-5:00p
December 21 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)
December 22 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)
December 23 | 12:00p-5:00p (Special Hours)

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