Winter has finally left us and now it’s time to enjoy spring on the lakeshore! Whether your spring trip takes you to South Haven or Saugatuck/Douglas, there are lots of things to do! To make planning your trip easier, we compiled a list of some events happening on the Lakeshore in May.


South Haven


South Haven Farm Market May 14th- October 8th

On Saturdays from May 14th -October 8th, visit the South Haven Farm Market at the Huron St. Pavilion. Pick up some fresh and delicious products while supporting the local community. 


Learn more about the South Haven Farm Market here.


Blessing of the Fleet and Summer Kickoff May 27th 

Celebrate the start of summer as the Michigan Maritime Museum kicks off the 2022 season with the Blessing of the Fleet where tall ship Friends Good Will, Museum vessels, and other South Haven harbor boats are part of a ceremony for a safe and successful season. 


Learn more about the celebration here.


Allegan Antiques Market May Show May 29th

Featuring hundreds of quality dealers in every field of antiques and collectibles. Check out the large variety of antiques and collectibles including  glass, pottery, china, primitives, advertising, and much more. The market takes place the last Sunday of the month from May through September.


Learn more about the market here.


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Saugatuck Douglas


Art On Center May 14th

Six art galleries on Center Street are hosting and event for their season opening.  Participating galleries will feature new works of art, demonstrations, or artist receptions. 


Learn more about the event here.


Saugatuck Douglas Art Club Gallery Show and Sale May 20th

Exhibitors will include emerging artists as well as well known experienced artists. The exhibit and sale will provide a chance to purchase 2-D and 3-D art in a wide array of materials. 


Learn more about the event here.


The Market at Saugatuck Center for the Arts May 27th

Shop the seasonal market and pick up some fresh fruits and vegetables. Enjoy a wide variety of , all-natural honey, maple syrup, artisan baked goods, farm fresh eggs, cheeses, and more.


Learn more about the market here.


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