In Season Every Season. New Buffalo.
August 2017

33rd Annual New Buffalo Ship & Shore Festival

August 10, 2017 to August 13, 2017

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!

Festival Hours are all EST - Saturday 11am-midnight, Sunday 11am-7pm

Thursday, Aug 10th

  • Downtown Farmers Market from 4-8pm

Friday - Sunday (all weekend long)

  • MI Largest Garage Sale starts in New Buffalo on US 12

Friday, Aug 11th

  • Live music, food & movie night in the park

Saturday, Aug 12th – Ship & Shore street festival runs 10am to Midnight

  • 8am –Ship and Shore Shuffle 5k Run/Walk - Starts a New Buffalo Beach parking lot - fees and registration at
  • 10am – other activities at beach or Lions park (TBA)
  • 10-Midnight - Artist/Craft market, food, beer/wine tent and live music (line up TBA)

Headliner Saturday Night - Déjà vu Band

Sunday, Aug 12 – Ship & Shore street festival runs 11am-7:00pm

  • 8-Noon – New Buffalo Fire Department Pancake Breakfast, corner of Merchant and Thompson Street. $5 per person for pancakes and sausage
  • 11-7pm - Ship & Shore vendor market, food, beer/wine tent and live music (line up TBA)

Headliner Sunday Night - Mr. Blotto

Kids Activities at Ship & Shore all weekend

  • Kids Arcade and Games
  • Face-painting and Twisted Tattoos
  • Bounce House and Obstacle Course
  • Glow Works - glow sticks and more
  • Sunday - 2:30 Ice Cream eating contest

Other community events S&S weekend: (More to TBA)

Saturday - Sunday, Aug 12th-13th

Follow us on FACEBOOK all weekend, #NBShipandShore

Thank you to our 2016 sponsors:

Vendor application in documents folder on Ship & Shore page

Volunteers are needed to help, please contact if you or your organization are interested in participating in working this event.

33rd Annual New Buffalo Ship & Shore Festival

Cost 5.00

Images (Click to Enlarge)

Site design by Fusion Design Group, LTD