Festivals and Tours         

South Haven   Douglas/Saugatuck  Fennville  Holland

South Haven

Steelheaders Pro-Am Fishing Tournament (May)

Harbor Fest (June) www.southhavenharborfest.com
Dragon boat races, concerts, lighthouse tours, craft fair.

4th of July (4-5 days)
Concerts in the park, fine arts fair, Light up the Lake Fireworks, parade.

Blueberry Festival (August) www.blueberryfestival.com
Arts and craft show, parade, concerts in the park, pie-eating contest.

32 Annual All Crafts Fair (end of August) www.southhavenmi.com

Antique Engine and Tractor Show (September)
Equipment parades, flea market, entertainment.

Friends Good Will (tall ship) Living History Day (September)
Experience life as it was in the Great Lakes region in 1812.

Harvest Moon Gathering (September or October)
DeGrandchamps Cranberry Harvest, apple pie social and pie eating contest, Blue Coast Artist’s Tour, wine tasting, taffy apple sale, South Haven Ghost Tour, haunted house.

Annual Lakeshore Harvest Country Road Rally (October) www.lakeshoreharvestcountry.com
Rollicking ride through harvest Country. Participants navigate back roads to visit farms and other notable destinations. Refreshments at the final stop, and a trophy for the winning team.

Holiday Home Tour (December) 269-637-3825
Tour some of South Haven’s most elegant homes.

Ice Breaker Festival (February) www.southhavenmi.com
Ice carving classes, professional and amateur competition, chili cooking class and professional and amateur cook-off, fish fry, wagon rides, ice-skating, figure skating performance, Mardi Gras dinner.

Fennville (15 minutes north)
Goose Festival www.fennvillegoosefestival.com (October)
Celebrate the migration of an estimated 300,000 geese throughout the area, includes arts and crafts fair, car show, wild goose chase, parade, music.

Nouveau Fest Fenn Valley Vineyard (December) www.fennvalley.com

Fenn Valley Winery (lots of events) 269-561-2396 www.fennvalley.com

Chili Cook-Off Fenn Valley Vineyard (January) www.fennvalley.com

Cranes Corn Maze (Labor Day – October) www.craneorchards.com

Cranes Haunted Corn Maze (October) www.craneorchards.com

Saugatuck and Douglas (20 minutes north)
www.saugatuck.com :: www.douglasmichigan.com

Mt. Baldhead Challenge (September) www.mtbaldhead.com 1 k, 5k. 15k

Saugatuck Jazz Festival (October)

Gallery Stroll Weekend (October)

Oktoberfest (October)

Blue Coast Artist’s Fall Tour of Studios (October and November) www.bluecoastartists.com
Artists offer studio tours and art-making demonstrations.

Waterfront Film Festival (June) www.waterfrontfilm.com
Named as a top ten film festival in the US. David and I saw 7 films in one day. Fanny fatigue but fun.

Waterfront Invitational Art Fair 269-857-4707  (July) www.saugatuckdouglasartclub.com

Holland (35 minutes north)
Tulip Festival (May) www.tuliptime.com