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.



The Berrien County Cancer Service hosts a table inside the St. Joe Today Welcome Center on Friday, May 17 from 9:00a-4:00p and will be collecting for their Pennies for Patients event! 

Check out the latest exhibit at the Box Factory for the Arts as they host their Kick Off for the MAAC in the Box Gallery Show on Sunday, May 19 from 2:00p-4:00p!

INSIDER TIP: Stick around for live music feat. The Boogie Woogie Kid
Concert from 5:00p-7:00p!

Check out the CPR Dance table inside the St. Joe Today Welcome Center on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 for a special 25% discount for ticket purchases available only on Love Local Weekends! 

INSIDER TIP: Don’t miss their Season Launch on Sunday, June 2
at 11:00a at the Watermark Solarium.

The St. Joseph/Benton Harbor Kiwanis Club hosts a Pancake Fundraiser on Saturday, May 18 from 8:00a-12:00p at the Whitcomb. Attendees will enjoy “all you can eat” for just $6/person! Proceeds to benefit the Kaleidoscope Playground at Kiwanis Park! 

Get creative with The Lilac Loft this Sunday, May 19 as they host two classes: Pop in Sand Candle Making from 1:00p-4:00p and a Hot Wax Candle Making at 4:00p!



Shoppers will enjoy special savings storewide at 1232 Broad St. Mercantile!

Get 10% off your 2024/2025 WINTER storage with Anchor’s Way Marina! Must call to reserve your space & mention "St. Joe Loves Locals" to the front desk to qualify. Contact Anchor’s Way at (269) 982 0812.

Forever Clean Soap Works hosts extended hours for Love Local Weekend! 

INSIDER TIP: Spend $20, get a free lip balm (one per customer per day)

Shoppers will enjoy 15% off all outdoor spinners this weekend at G&M Variety + they’re open until 8:00p on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18! 

Register to win a Michigan sweater or sweatshirt at Glik’s! Open Friday, May 17 from 10:00a-6:00p, Saturday, May 18 from 10:00a-7:00p and Sunday, May 19 from 12:00p-4:00p.

Grins of St. Joseph hosts Sidewalk Sales on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 (weather permitting) + shoppers will enjoy an additional 15% off the lowest marked price on women's sale and clearance clothing!

Lana’s Boutique hosts extended hours on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 + small sales throughout the store! 

All weekend long Lazy Ballerina Winery will offer free tastes of their latest release, “Tea It Up” Cider! 

Enjoy delicious samples in the Perennial Accents kitchen on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 + complimentary gift wrapping; open til 8:00p!

Check out the May cheese selections from The Cheese Lady

Shoppers will enjoy 20% off all in-store purchases + receive a free room spray (while supplies last) at The Lilac Loft!

New clients of The Skin Bar will get $50 off a service of $150 or more! 


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