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November 2018

Gnome on the Roam

November 23, 2018 to December 23, 2018

“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. Locate 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!

Like and follow us at www.facebook.com/gnomeroam. Sponsored by the New Buffalo Business Association.

Participating locations:

  • Pristine Pools, 18703 US Hwy 12
  • Horizon Bank, 500 W Buffalo St
  • Frisky Frog, 16 N Smith St
  • New Buffalo City Hall, 224 W Buffalo St
  • Lakeview Venditions, 400 S Whittaker St
  • New Buffalo Hardware, 430 S Whittaker St
  • Indian Summer, 439 S Whittaker St
  • City Flowers, 307 S Whittaker St
  • New Buffalo Library, 33 N Thompson St
  • Villa Nova Pizza, 134 E Buffalo St
  • New Buffalo Township Office, 17425 Red Arrow Hwy
  • Coldwell Banker, 10 N Whittaker St
  • David’s Deli, 30 N Whittaker St
  • New Buffalo Savings Bank, 45 N Whittaker St
  • Sweetwater Boating Supply , 38 N Whittaker St
  • The Villager, 100 N Whittaker St
  • Third Coast Surf Shop, 110 N Whittaker St
  • The Hidden Gem, 122 N Whittaker St
  • Custom Imports, 139 N Whittaker St
  • Casey’s Bar & Grill, 136 N Whittaker St

The New Buffalo Gnome on the Roam is a pro bono community event organized and managed by the NBBA, businesses, and volunteers in our area. Any donations or sponsorships are appropriated to the New Buffalo Business Association and activities surrounding this event. Thank you for helping to support these events!

Gnome on the Roam

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January 2018

2018 NBBA Events

January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018

Calendar of Events in New Buffalo 2018

Jan - Dec - Listing of Community Events and Activities happening In and Around New Buffalo

Jan - Feb - Winter Fest activities TBA (weather permitting)

March 24th - New Buffalo Easter Egg Hunt ~ 1pm, American Legion

April 21st - “Beer in the Buff” Craft Brew Festival ~ 12-6pm

  • 1st Annual craft beer festival in Lions Park 12-5pm. Over 30 craft beer/spirit tastings, food, and live music. 21 and older event, tickets available here

Jun-Aug (1st Wednesday of each month) – New Buffalo Classic Car Cruise ~ 6-9pm, N. Whittaker Street

  • located in downtown New Buffalo ~ Live music, over 40+ classic cars, family fun

May 31st – Sept 6th (weekly) - New Buffalo Farmers Market ~ 4-8pm, N. Whittaker Street

  • stroll through downtown New Buffalo each Thursday night and enjoy over 50 produce/food, art/craft vendors, food trucks, live music, and family activities

June 28th – July 5th – Independence Celebration Week ~ Public Beach and Lions Park

  • Thurs-Fri – 50% Surf /Paddleboard rentals at the beach by Third Coast Surf
  • Tuesday the 3rd–7-12pm - LaPorte Symphony, Food and Fireworks at Lions Park (free for public)
  • Thursday the 5th-4-8pm Downtown Farmers Market includes Petting Zoo and Market Bag givieaway

August 10th, Friday - Classic Car Show and Live Music ~ 5-11:30pm, Lions Park

  • located in Lions Park (across from public beach, enjoy over 60 classic cars, live music and food vendors - family fun for all - sunset free to all!
  • NOTICE: New Buffalo Ship & Shore will not be held for 2018. The NBBA is in the process of re-structuring Ship and Shore for 2019. Our hope is to create an event(s) that our community, residents and visitors alike will enjoy yearly, while meeting the New Buffalo Business Association’s new strategic goals. Any questions, please contact us at events@newbuffalo.org

August 10th - 12th - MI Largest Garage Sale

  • Friday, A/ug 10th - Classic Car Show and live music in Lions Park
  • starts in New Buffalo and follows US 12 to Detroit MI

We are sorry to confirm that 2018 Ship & Shore Fest has, in fact, been cancelled for 2018 due to challenges with location and funding this year. The New Buffalo Business Association is still in the process of completing the rest of our 2018 events as part of the overall goals of our organization. We will keep you posted with more details as they are made available….stay turned!

October 6th, Saturday - 13th Annual Harvest & Wine Fest ~ Noon-9pm, Lions Park (across for New Buffalo Public Beach)

  • In our 13th year, H&W Fest features over 21 regional wineries, craft ciders, and craft beers to enjoy, live music, art/craft exhibitors and food vendors (Music line up on H&W TBA)

October 28th, Sunday - New Buffalo Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treat ~ downtown New Buffalo

November 24th - December 15th - Gnome on the Roam Hunt ~ see link for list of participating businesses in New Buffalo. Great “Gnomers” can enter to win grand prize worth $450+. Like us at facebook.com/gnomeroam

November/DecemberNew Buffalo Holiday Events ~ In and Around New Buffalo

  • On Saturday, Nov 24th enjoy a Santa breakfast, visit & parade, Shop Local, decorate gingerbread houses, tree lighting & caroling, family fun activities (Nov 24th schedule TBA)
  • Lists of local holiday events, activities, dining specials, and much more listed for your enjoyment throughout the season including New Years celebrations

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May 2018

New Buffalo Farmers Market

May 31, 2018 to September 6, 2018

Stroll the streets 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 May 31st - Sept 6th

Location: N. Whittaker - downtown New Buffalo

Hours: 4pm-8pm EST with live music from 5-7pm (EST)

Free to the public, ATM on-site, Public Bathrooms

Sponsors: Four Winds Casino, Coldwell Banker, Marina Grand Resort, The Harbor Grand, New Buffalo Explored, New Buffalo Bills, Fusion Design Group, New Buffalo Savings Bank

Vendors:

  • if you are interested in participating in the 2018 market, please contact events@newbuffalo.org for details
  • Vendor application in documents folder on Farmers Market page

MICHIGAN TEMPORARY FOOD ESTABLISHMENT LICENSE APPLICATION

Temporary Food Establishment Operations Checklist

New Buffalo Farmers Market

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August 2018

Michigan’s Longest Garage Sale

August 10, 2018 to August 12, 2018

“Michigan’s longest garage sale” is getting ready for another year. It runs along US-12 Heritage Trail stretching more than 200 miles from New Buffalo to Detroit and now in its 13th year, organizers say it only continues to grow with more people getting involved. So get ready for crowds roaming the streets of New Buffalo and looking for bargains on August 10th-12th.

Downtown New Buffalo retailers and businesses will be holding “Side Walk Sales” throughout the weekend in conjunction with this garage sale event - address to start 100 N. Whittaker Street

Other locations TBA

Open to businesses, homes and locations in New Buffalo, we will list them on our website and add to the map available at www.us12heritagetrail.org/garage_sale. To learn more about US-12 Heritage Trail, visit their website or Facebook page.

Please contact the NBBA at events@newbuffalo.org for more information

Michigan’s Longest Garage Sale

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June 2018

Classic Car Cruise in New Buffalo

June 6, 2018 to August 29, 2018

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 events@newbuffalo.org

The New Buffalo Classic Cruise IN’s 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 Business Association and activities surrounding this event. Thank you for helping to support these events!

Classic Car Cruise in New Buffalo

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December 2014

NBBA Annual Meeting

December 11, 2014 to December 11, 2014

​The New Buffalo Business Association’s Annual Membership Meeting

Join the NBBA as we host a our annual membership meeting at the New Buffalo Yacht Club, Thursday, December 11th. We will start at 6pm with announcements and several updates from Barry Griffin, Board President of the NBBA, including a recap of 2014, new members, kick off of the 2015 events schedule, and voting for 2015 board members. Stay afterwards and kick off the holiday season with some cheer with fellow members ~ appetizers will be served ~ cash bar.

Please RSVP to Cathi Rogers at membership@newbuffalo.org by Dec 5th

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March 2018

New Buffalo Easter Egg Hunt

March 24, 2018 to March 24, 2018

Enjoy a fun-filled family time with the Easter Bunny and the Annual Easter Egg Hunt in New Buffalo. Free and open to children ages 1-12. Every child can visit with the Easter Bunny afterwards and refreshments/goodies to be provided. The egg hurt will start at 1:00 pm at American Legion US 12, New Buffalo.

The New Buffalo Easter Egg Hunt is a pro bono community event organized and managed by the American Legion NBBA, and volunteers in the area. Any donations or sponsorships are appropriated to the New Buffalo Easter Egg Fund and activities surrounding this event. Thank you to the City of New Buffalo and New Buffalo Township for sponsoring the New Buffalo Easter Egg Hunt!


New Buffalo Easter Egg Hunt

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October 2019

14th Annual Harvest & Wine Festival

October 12, 2019 to October 12, 2019

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…

  • Tastings and wine by the glass available from regional wineries and breweries
  • Plenty of kids activities including; bounce house, pumpkin painting, face painting, and more
  • Vendors offering handcrafted goods, food products and produce for you to purchase throughout the event. Stop by and shop for: amish cheeses, dips, mums, homemade honey and jams, oils and vinegar, chocolate, carmel corn and carmel apples. Our handcraft artists will be selling handcrafted jewelry, lotions/oils, clothing, photography, wine accessories, yard art, blown glass, leather goods, lamps/pillows and other great items.
  • Food vendors and confectioners, along with nonalcoholic beverages and apple cider available.

Our Music Line-up will be announced soon

For a vendor application, contact pat@oairevents.com

Planned in conjunction with the well-established “Harbor Country Harvest Days” the NBBA 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. The New Buffalo Harvest & Wine Festival is a community event organized and managed by the NBBA, businesses, and volunteers in our area. Any donations or sponsorships are appropriated to the New Buffalo Business Association and activities surrounding this event. Thank you for helping to support these events!

14th Annual Harvest & Wine Festival

Cost 5.00

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August 2019

34th Annual New Buffalo Ship & Shore Festival

August 9, 2019 to August 11, 2019

Ship & Shore Returns in 2019

Ship and Shore is back in 2019! A 3-day festival bringing live music to New Buffalo while also highlighting the wonderful lakefront amenities in New Buffalo, including a beautiful beach and harbor, fishing tours, surfing, and of course the great shopping and dining. All the details including music lineup and vendor applications are available at www.shipandshorefestival.com .

34th Annual New Buffalo Ship & Shore Festival

Cost 5.00

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July 2019

New Buffalo 4ht of July Independence Celebration

July 3, 2019 to July 3, 2019

In true beach celebration style, this week is filled with surfing demos, concerts, fireworks, 5k run and more!

Wednesday, July 3rd

  • 8:30 pm (ET) Free Concert by the LaPorte Symphony Orchestra at Lions Park across from the New Buffalo Beach
  • 10:10 pm (ET) Huge fireworks display over Lake Michigan Concert and Fireworks, Hosted by the NBBA and Sponsored by: The Pokagon Fund, City of New Buffalo, and New Buffalo Township

Thursday, July 4th

  • 4th of July

The New Buffalo Independence Celebration week 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 4th of July free concert, fireworks, and activities surrounding this event. Thank you to the City of New Buffalo, New Buffalo Township, and The Pokagon Fund for sponsoring the New Buffalo 4th of July!

Thank you to our sponsors

The Pokagon Fund, City of NB, New Buffalo Township, The hidden Gem

New Buffalo 4ht of July Independence Celebration

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