Summer on the lakeshore is here! There’s lots of fun activities to enjoy while on your vacation. Read on to learn more about some of the activities happening this month in South Haven and Saugatuck/Douglas. 


South Haven


South Haven Harborfest June 16th &17th 

Celebrate South Haven’s maritime culture and heritage at the harborfest! During the two-day event enjoy a variety of activities including carnival rides, live music, Dragonboat races, and more. No matter your age, it’s a great event to enjoy the waterfront and sun!


Antique & Classic Boat Show June 17th, 10am-4pm

The 42nd annual antique and classic boat show celebrates all kinds of small water crafts. Collectors and woodworkers will show off their boats as well as demonstrate boat building techniques. Toy boat building will be available for kids to participate in. 


Merfest International June 23rd- June 25th

Calling all mermaid enthusiasts to a weekend of fun! The festival will feature water park activities, live music, water performances, and of course, mermaids. The vendor area will have a range of merchandise including jewelry and accessories. 


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Town Crier Races June 17th

Runners or walkers: on your mark, get set, go! Whether you’re wanting to do the 5k, 10k, or half marathon, there’s a race for you! All participants will receive a cool finisher medal, t-shirt, and more. Event proceeds will go to funding the Saugatuck High School Cross Country and Track teams. Registration ends on June 17th at 9:15am.


Douglas Dutchers Vintage Base Ball Club Game June 24th, 2pm

Cheer on the Douglas Dutchers as they play against the Elkhart County Railroaders! The club was formed to promote historical education in the community through an 1860 vintage setting. Sporting events have taken place on the field since the 1860s. 


Allegan Antiques Market June 25th, 8am-4pm

Known for the large diversity of quality merchandise, the antiques market is the place to be for an antiques enthusiast. Admission is $5 per person and the market is open from 8am-4pm rain or shine. There are hundreds of dealers inside and outside under canopies.   


Concert in the Cove June 25th, 1pm

Nate Holley will be performing at this year’s concert! Bring your boat or anything that floats! Don’t have a boat? Rental options are available. The boat parade kicks off starting in front of the Saugatuck Yacht Club before heading to the cove. 


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