Jan - Dec - Listing of Community Events and Activities happening in New Buffalo City and Township all year
Jan - Feb - Winter Fest has been canceled due to weather
April 15th - New Buffalo Easter Egg Hunt ~ 1pm, American Legion
Jun-Aug (1st Wednesday of each month) – New Buffalo Classic Car Cruise ~ 6-9pm, N. Whittaker Street
June 1st – Sept 7th (weekly) - New Buffalo Farmers Market ~ 4-8pm, Corner of N. Whittaker/E. Merchant Streets
June 29th – July 4th – Independence Celebration Week ~ Public Beach and Lions Park
August 11th - 13th – 33rd Annual New Buffalo Ship and Shore Festival ~ see S&S page for times and locations
October 7th, Saturday - 12th Annual Harvest & Wine Fest ~ Noon-9pm, Lions Park (across for New Buffalo Public Beach)
October 29th - New Buffalo Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treat ~ downtown New Buffalo
November 25th - December 23rd - Gnome on the Roam Hunt ~ participating businesses in New Buffalo TBA
November/December – New Buffalo Holiday Events ~ In and Around New Buffalo
A list of on-gong events and activities in New Buffalo City and Township all year
Wednesday Night Music in the Park
Saturday, July 15th - Sixth Annual Full Throttle Throwdown!
Saturday, July 15 - Harbor Country Rib Fest
Saturday, July 29 - Cocktails at The Grand Cottage
Saturday, August 5th - ANNUAL CORN & SAUSAGE ROAST
For more events in Harbor Country - click here
Watch the streets come alive every Thursday night in New Buffalo! Enjoy the Farmers Market offering different vendors each week including: produce, meats/seafood, artisan cheeses, baked goods/desserts, artists, crafts, food vendors, clothing, antiques, services, and live entertainment. Featuring food trucks for Thursday night dinners too! Follow us on Facebook for updates and announcements: facebook.com/newbuffalofarmersmarket
Dates: Market runs each Thursday from June 1st - Sept 7th
Location: Corner of N Whittaker and Merchant Streets in downtown New Buffalo
Hours: 4pm-8pm EST with live music from 5-7pm (EST)
Free to the public, ATM on-site, Public Bathrooms
Enjoy a summer night in downtown New Buffalo with over 40 classic and vintage cars on display. Located on N. Whittaker Street in New Buffalo. 6 - 9PM (EST). 1st Wednesday of each month June - Aug, weather permitting. Free to the public, pet and child friendly!
Car owners: Free to join, no prior sign sign up needed. Parking on main street and Merchant Street, food specials and discounts from local retailers and restaurants, live music on the corner. Great location and fun for the entire family!!! Need additional information please contact email@example.com
Celebrate over 30 years of this beach-town festival with us, in downtown New Buffalo. The main street closes down to traffic but opens up to an art/craft marketplace, food, kids activities, great beer, wine and non-stop live music! New for 2017 the Ship & Shore Beer/Wine Tent will offer even more options for your drinking pleasure. $5 entry fee at the beer tent! Follow us on Facebook for updates and announcements: facebook.com/newbuffaloshipandshorefestival tag us #NBShipandShore
Festival Hours are all EST - Saturday 11am-midnight, Sunday 11am-7pm
Thursday, Aug 10th
Friday - Sunday (all weekend long)
Friday, Aug 11th
Saturday, Aug 12th – Ship & Shore street festival runs 10am to Midnight
Saturday Music Schedule
Headliner Saturday Night - Déjà vu Band 10pm
Sunday, Aug 12 – Ship & Shore street festival runs 11am-7:00pm
Sunday Music Schedule
Headliner Sunday Night - Mr. Blotto 5-7pm
Kids Activities at Ship & Shore all weekend
Other community events S&S weekend: (More to TBA)
Saturday - Sunday, Aug 12th-13th
Thank you to our 2017 sponsors:
Volunteers are needed to help, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you or your organization are interested in participating in working this event.
In celebration of the harvest in Southwest Michigan, this one day event boasts award-winning wines from regional vineyards along craft beers and hard-ciders, all under one roof! Join us Noon to 9pm (EST) at Lions Beachfront Park, downtown New Buffalo. Come rain or shine, the event is tented so you can come out and stay all day! $5 entrance fee per adult, kids under 12 are free! Follow us on Facebook for updates and announcements: facebook.com/newbuffaloharvestwinefest
Happenings at the Fest…
Our Music Line-up will keep your toes tapping and dancing the night away…
Sponsors: Four Winds Casino, Coldwell Banker, Meridian Title, The Stray Dog Bar & Grill, Fusion Design Group
Vendor application in documents folder on Harvest & Wine page
Planned in conjunction with the well-established “Harbor Country Harvest Days” our fest serves as a focal-point to the Columbus Day Weekend. To learn more about the month-long activites going on in our area click here
Judging will start at 1pm (EST) and the Halloween Parade will commence at 1:45pm in downtown New Buffalo. The route will start on N. Thompson St. and conclude at the City of New Buffalo’s Fire Station.
Trick or Treating will be from 2:30-4:30pm. Come out and cheer on the kids, have treats ready and celebrate Halloween the New Buffalo way!
The New Buffalo Halloween Parade is a pro bono community event organized and managed by the Halloween Committee of volunteers in the area. Any donations or sponsorships are appropriated to the City of New Buffalo Halloween Fund and activities surrounding this event. Thank you for helping to support these events!
Spend the Holidays IN and AROUND New Buffalo and enjoy all that we have to offer….Listed are activities and places to enjoy throughout the season….
Kick off the holidays on Saturday, Nov 25th with Santa visits, a parade, gingerbread decorations, cocoa/cookies, crafts, tree lighting, caroling, and much more presented by the NBBA. Gnome on the Roam kicks off the season with this fun activity - search and find Gnomes at New Buffalo businesses and enter for a give-away prize valued over $400!!!! Additional schedule of Holiday events, restaurant specials, lodging, and happenings TBA
The New Buffalo Holiday Events are pro bono community events organized and managed by the NBBA, businesses, and volunteers in our area. Any donations or sponsorships are appropriated to the New Buffalo Holiday Santa Parade and activities surrounding this event. Thank you for helping to support these events!
“Gnome of the Roam” hunt is fun way to shop, support, and explore our area while enjoying hunting for the little guys at each participating location throughout the holiday season. Cards can be picked up at each businesses that will host one of 30 Gnomes. Located the Gnome at each location, have the business mark it off your list and when your card is complete be entered to win a holiday gift basket filled with goodies from our local retailers and services, valuing over $450. Happy Hunting!
Participating locations TBA
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