Fairs & Festivals
Berrien County Youth Fair
Annual county fair showcasing exhibits from Berrien County youth ages 5-20.
Also enjoy carnival rides, commercial exhibits, "Fair food" and Grandstand entertainment.
Berrien Towne & Country Quilters
The Berrien Towne & Country Quilters Guild meets the second Thursday of each month (Feb - Nov) at 6:30pm at the Stevensville United Methodist Church Faith Hall at 5506 Ridge Road in Stevensville. We have a program, short meeting and a Show & Tell of our quilts. Visitors are always welcome. Regular meetings are free to visitors, for special lectures there is a charge of $5.00.
The Blossomtime Festival, which began in 1906 is a annual festival celebrating the agricultural industry in southwest Michigan. It is a multi-community event including 25 communities in southwest Michigan and is the oldest festival in the state. The Grand Floral Parade lasts two hours and has over 100 units, including floats with community queens and their courts, bands, clowns, costumed characters, antique cars and special units. 250,000 spectators come from the midwest to enjoy this colorful parade which travels from St. Joseph across the river into Benton Harbor.
Chapel Hill Arts & Crafts Show
The juried Chapel Hill Arts & Crafts Show of 190 exhibitors is sponsored by Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Sodus. Reknown for its high quality, this show maintains its reputation as "best" craft show in the area, filling four commercial buildings at the Fairgrounds..
Coloma Glad-Peach Festival
The Coloma Glad-Peach Festival is a three-day family entertainment extravaganza held the first full weekend of August in downtown Coloma just north of I-94 Exit 39. Please check the Calendar of Events page for exact dates.
Dowagiac Dogwood Fine Arts Festival, Inc.
The spotlight shines brightly on national, international and local artists. The week features visual arts, music, literature, theater, storytelling, dance culinary arts and even master classes with selected artists. It is an entertaining and educational experience for the entire family.
Lake Bluff Concours d'Elegance
The Concours d'Elegance of southwest Michigan is a highly regarded invitational show featuring automobiles from the Brass, Classic, Vintage, Special-Interest and Muscle Car Eras. Seventy-five vehicles from seven decades will be on display at St. Joseph, Michigan's beautiful Lake Bluff Park, which overlooks Lake Michigan. These vehicles come from all over the Great Lakes Region.
Lest We Forget
Lest We Forget produces a variety of events and activities in pursuing their motto: "To Brighten the Future, We Must Illuminate the Past." In spring or summer, a weekend event salutes the armed services and promotes patriotism through re-enactments of battles, presentations by Medal of Honor recipients, aircraft rides and displays. Veterans' Day Patriotic Concert, teleconferencing at schools, book signings and auctions are also among Lest We Forget's activities.