Summer’s not over in Michigan’s Great Southwest! Keep reading to maximize your holiday weekend plans. This holiday weekend features everything from business anniversaries and sales to sun-filled beach days, a tri-state Regatta, a Farmers Market, Artisan Fair and Antiques on the Bluff!



Wanderlust Outfitters celebrate their 6th WANDER-versary this Labor Day Weekend! Enjoy discounts and giveaways all weekend long, September 2-4. Special family fun on Saturday, September 3 - attendees will enjoy balloon twisting and critters from Sarett Nature Center

Take a spin on The Silver Beach Carousel this weekend! Hours include Friday and Saturday from 11:00a-8:00p and Sunday from 12:00p-8:00p.

INSIDER TIP: Carousel hours will change on September 10th!

There’s no shortage of live music in Southwest Michigan! On Friday, you can also catch live music at Lemon Creek Winery, Silver Harbor Brewing, Plank’s, Watermark Brewing, 12 CornersChill Hill Winery and Round Barn Estate

INSIDER TIP: All weekend long those 21+ can enjoy the Downtown District,
sponsored by Sturgis Bank, for more information visit

The Livery hosts live music all weekend long! On Friday, catch the Lunar Ticks at 8:30p; Saturday features Full Chord at 8:30p; Sunday wraps up with the Benton Harbor Arts Association Open Stage at 4:30p.

Heading to the beautiful Southwest Michigan beaches? Take a look at the links below. There’s a real-time update of the water temperatures as well as the swimming conditions, and the Silver Beach County Park Beach Cam.





Market-goers will enjoy fresh finds at the weekly St. Joe Farmers Market, held every Saturday now through October 9 from 9:00a-5:00p (last weekend for extended hours) in Lake Bluff Park. Attendees will enjoy a variety of products including homemade goods, locally grown produce, perennials and cut flowers, meats and cheeses, coffee and more!

INSIDER TIP: This is the last day to get a FREE tote bags will be
handed out to the first 250 attendees at the market. Stop by
the participating vendors!

Over 50 local and regional artisans will display their handcrafted goods during the Lake Bluff Artisan Fair from 10:00a-5:00p in Lake Bluff Park! Shoppers will enjoy a variety of goods including candles, jewelry, clothing and more. 

Enjoy some live music as Sister Lakes Brewing hosts their Courtyard Concert Series on Friday featuring Joel Gorenflo from 2:00p-5:00p. Swing back Saturday for more delicious food and another Courtyard Concert Series featuring Robert Flood from 2:00p-5:00p. 

The City Of St. Joseph, hosts their last Summer Movie Series this weekend, featuring Spirit! Held at Whirlpool Centennial Park, this showing starts at 7:30p and is entirely free to the public. 

Wrap up the evening with St. Joseph River Yacht Club’s annual Tri-State Regatta Party from 8:30p-Midnight! Featuring live music by Libido Funk Circus. This event is open to the public. 

INSIDER TIP: The Tri-State Regatta sailboats arrive in
St. Joseph early Saturday morning and leave early
Sunday morning!


Antiques on the Bluff returns to Lake Bluff Park from 10:00a-5:00p! 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.

INSIDER TIP: Catch the LAST Antiques on the Bluff of the
2022 season on Sunday, October 2!

Don’t miss the annual Round Barn Estate Fruits of Labor Party from 11:00a-7:00p! This year marks the 30th harvest and fall season - cheers! Attendees will enjoy live music, cold drinks, a specialty wine flight featuring Farm Market wines and tasty food. 

INSIDER TIP: Guests can participate in barefoot grape stomping!

Try the new brunch menu from 10:00a-2:00p on Sundays at Kingfisher Cocktails & Tacos! Diners will enjoy delicious breakfast items such as Steak & Egg Nachos, Chicken & Waffle Taco, Mimosas, Bloody Marys and more. 

Join the YMCA of Greater Michiana for Brew + Flow, an hour of yoga and drinks hosted at Union + Social from 1:00p-2:00p! Ages 13+ welcome; please bring a mat.

Cool off at the Whirlpool Centennial Compass Fountain Splash Pad! Hours include Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day Weekend from 10:00a-9:00p; September 6-September 30 from 12:00p-8:00p. 

INSIDER TIP: Don’t miss the LAST Dog Day at the Fountain on
Saturday, October 1 from 2:00p-6:00p! Presented by the
City of St. JosephFuzzyButz Pet Bakery.


End the evening with delectable craft brews, mouthwatering food and live music in the plaza at Silver Harbor Brewing! Featuring music by Kris Huntley from 7:00p-10:00p. 

INSIDER TIP: SHB hosts live music all weekend long -
Friday, featuring Steadfast at 7:00p and
Saturday, featuring Grace Theisen at 7:00p!



The St. Joe Today Welcome Center will be open from 11:00a-3:00p.

The City of St. Joseph hosts a Municipal Band Concert at the John E.N. Howard Bandshell at 7:00p! Visit for a complete summer concert schedule.


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