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..
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.