Signature Area Events

We have the best time here, all year long.

South Haven Steelheaders Pro Am - May 15 and 16

South Haven Steelheaders Pro Am - May 15 and 16

This is the community event that signals the start of the boating season in South Haven! For the past 34 years, the weekend after Mother`s Day, the best salmon and trout fishermen on Lake Michigan converge on South Haven. Ranked as one the best small towns by Midwest Living and recognized as one of the best Yachting towns in the world by Yachting Magazine; South Haven has earned a long list of accolades from regional and national travel publications. Celebrating over 100 years as a historic summer resort community, South Haven has a vibrant year round downtown dining and shopping district perfectly positioned right on the harbor overlooking Lake Michigan!
Location: South Haven
Phone: 269-214-6934
Mermaid Festival - June 18-19

Mermaid Festival - June 18-19

Mermaid MegaFest is a three-day celebration of merfolk on a mission.
Location: South Haven
South Haven Harborfest and Antique Boat Show - June 18 and 19

South Haven Harborfest and Antique Boat Show - June 18 and 19

A celebration of Southwestern Michigan`s unique maritime history, with free live concerts all weekend. Plus, Dragon Boat Races, Craft and Food Fair, Pancake Breakfast, Kids Activities, Beer Garden, and more. A great way to spend some good old fashioned vacation time with family and friends.
Location: South Haven
South Haven 4th of July Parade - July 4

South Haven 4th of July Parade - July 4

The classic small town parade travels through the heart of downtown! Complete with marching bands, floats, pageant queens and fire trucks, you`ll find yourself cheering and waving to the kids in the parade. Step off from the High School at 11:00.
Location: South Haven
Annual South Haven Art Fair - July 3rd and 4th

Annual South Haven Art Fair - July 3rd and 4th

The South Haven Center for the Arts hosts this annual event in Stanley Johnston Park, a beautiful shady setting along the harbor. Artists from all over the Midwest showcase their creative spirits with oil paintings, pottery, photography, jewelry and more. A handful of vendors will offer classic lemonade, kettle corn and upscale fair foods. It`s two days of fun with family and friends!
Location: South Haven