Fall is in the air, and the lakeshore is finally starting to cool down from a hot and busy summer. But lucky for us, that fun is just getting started out here at Lake Michigan. If you’re looking for some fun and exciting events to attend near the lakeshore this month, then look no further! Here’s a closer look at the September calendar of events and some other activities across the Lake Michigan Shoreline:

2021 Fall Fest | Lake Bluff Park, St. Joseph | September 18th | 9am-3pm

The 2021 Fall Fest, located in St.Joseph, MI, offers a whole day of fun activities on the lake. On September 18th, start your day off with a farmers market by the lake, rotary pumpkin raffle and the big balloon walk. Finish the day with fun activities like arts and crafts, interactive games and dropping by the critter barn to pet the cute barn animals.

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5th Annual Birds and Brews | Saugatuck | September 23rd | 6pm – 8pm

Not only is it impossible to not have fun at Birds and Brews, it’s ill-EAGLE… see what we did there? Stop on by the Saugatuck Brewing Company September 23rd at 6pm to enjoy an amazing presentation for an amazing cause. Learn about five different birds of prey, while enjoying five of Saugatuck Brewing Company’s handcrafted brews. All the proceeds will be donated to the Outdoor Discovery Center to further the education of and the treatment of our local water sources.

Find out more information here.

10th Annual Lakeshore Harvest Ride | South Haven or Douglas | Sept. 18th |

Do you enjoy the smell of fresh apple cider? What about the crisp September air blowing through your hair? On September 18th come down to the 10th Annual Lakeshore Harvest Ride and enjoy riding through 20 miles of non-motorized paved backroads of Southwest Michigan. Along the way, drop by all of the amazing wineries, cider mills, orchards and farms filling the area. The ride is the main event for funding of the Blue Star Highway, which provides our community with a safe, environmentally friendly and economically efficient way of travel.

The event will take place on September 18th. To learn more about this event click here.

St. Joseph County Fair | St. Joseph County Fairgrounds, Centerville | September 19th-25th

Searching for the perfect event to end your summer? How does biting into a fresh Elephant ear while listening to Diamond Rio in concert sound? If it sounds like the perfect send off, then the St.Joseph County Fair is for you! Offering an enormous amount of family friendly events, this fair is sure to please everyone. From tractor pulls and monster trucks, to amusement rides and petting zoos this fair has it all! From September 19th to the 25th, enjoy the multitude of fun events that the fair has to offer!

If you would like to view the entire schedule or find out more information click here.

Wine on the Water – Themed Cruise | Saugatuck | September 25th | 3pm

The Star of Saugatuck is offering a themed cruise for a one day event. On September 25th at 3pm, partake in one of the most magical afternoons that Southwest Michigan has to offer. Relax into the evening as you sip on high quality wine and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Lake Michigan and the surrounding lakeshore. Listen as Catherine from Vintage Wine Company guides you through a plethora of different wines.If wine is not your preference, enjoy the full service bar that is also available on board.

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