There is nothing more beautiful than Michigan’s Great Southwest and all it contains.  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!


Wednesday Night Market | Court Place Plaza- Downtown St. Joseph
Wednesdays, May 31-August 30 | 4:00p-8:00p
This market is NEW for the 2023 season and will feature a mix of artisans and their handcrafted goods + food/beverages. With over 25 vendors, there’s a little something for everyone - home decor, furniture, jewelry, fresh produce, baked goods, candles, soaps and more! Rain or shine.

Antiques on the Bluff | Lake Bluff Park - Downtown St. Joseph

First Sunday of the month, May-October | 10:00a-5:00p
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.

Elephants Breath Antiques | Downtown St. Joseph
Find some unique antiques in downtown St. Joseph at Elephant's Breath. Featuring fine antiques, repurposed furniture, and collectibles–something will surely catch your eye. 

Box Factory for the Arts | St. Joseph
The Box Factory is a three-floor muli-use art center. Peruse their latest exhibit, visit with artists, take in a performance, shop the Art Market and more at this historic building!

Arts in The Park | Benton Harbor Arts District
May 26, June 30, July 28, August 25
Coming back for yet another jam-packed summer is Arts In The Park, hosted by the Benton Harbor Arts Association. This summer series features art, music and great food!

Chartreuse | Downtown St. Joseph
This shop featured a collective of individual local artists and is centrally located in downtown St. Joseph! Shop one-of-a-kind gifts in all different mediums year-round.

Lake Bluff Artisan Fair | Lake Bluff Park - Downtown St. Joseph
Saturdays: June 3, July 15, August 19, September 2 | 10:00a-5:00p
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!

Water Street Glassworks | Benton Harbor Arts District
Shop the WSG Gallery that features works by talented artists, instructors and staff who work in the WSG studios! While you’re there, check out their class schedules and learn how you can create your own beautiful glass artwork. 

Summer Art Market on the Green | Krasl Art Center - Downtown St. Joseph
Saturdays: June 3, July 15, August 19, September 2 | 10:00a-5:00p
Outdoor market on KAC grounds that features 10 regional artists, including one Emerging Artist! KAC sculpture and gallery exhibitions will be open to explore before or after you shop the market. 

Urban Garage Market | St. Joseph
Vintage never looked as good as it does at Urban Garage Market. With new finds weekly, this gathered style boutique is a treasure in itself!

Krasl Art Fair | Lake Bluff Park - Downtown St. Joseph
July 8 from 10:00a-6:00p, July 9 from 10:00a-5:00p
Celebrating its 61st year, the Krasl Art Fair is a community favorite juried art show. Hosted by  Krasl Art Center, this fair features fine arts in varied mediums. 

Artisan Market | Round Barn Estate - Baroda, MI
July 30 at 11:00a
Sip, shop and support local businesses all at the vineyard! This event features dozens of SWMI and Northern Indiana small businesses and their handmade goods. 

Gallery on the Alley - Downtown St. Joseph
Explore this shop that features over 150 of the country’s most talented artists. Since 1988 Gallery on the Alley has committed to represent and feature American artists and makers!

Chapel Hill Arts & Crafts Show | Berrien County Youth Fair Grounds - Berrien Springs
October 7 from 8:00a-4:00p
Over 200+ artisans gather in this annual art show, presented by Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. For unique handmade items, this show is a must-do for the year!

ARS Gallery | Benton Harbor Arts District
Check out their main gallery that features local, regional and national artists, take an art education and lifestyle class or sign up for a variety of after-school or summer art programs!


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