Market-goers will enjoy fresh finds at the weekly St. Joe Farmers Market held in scenic Lake Bluff Park in downtown St. Joseph.


The 2023 St. Joe Farmers Market season kicks off Saturday, May 27 from 9:00a–2:00p and includes a variety of products such as baked goods, locally grown produce, perennials and cut flowers, meats and cheeses, coffee and more.

Amy Zapal, executive director of St. Joe Today said, “We are excited to work with local growers to spotlight the amazing produce coming from our region’s spectacular farms. This year we’re looking forward to welcoming a few new vendors to the market!” Farmers Markets have grown in popularity as the demand for fresh, locally sourced produce and goods has increased. Zapal said, “Take the time to chat with vendors who will share recipes, planting recommendations and cooking tips.”

The Farmers Market will be open Saturdays, May 27 through October 14 from 9:00a-2:00p and is held in Lake Bluff Park, between Broad and Pleasant Streets.

Shoppers will enjoy extended market hours, 9:00a–4:00p, on June 3, July 15, August 19 and September 2 in conjunction with the Lake Bluff Artisan Fair which will be to the south of the St. Joe Farmers Market. For a list of vendors and dates, visit In addition to the weekly Farmers Market, the community is also invited to join St. Joe Today for the new Wednesday Night Market. This weekly market will be held on Wednesdays, May 31 through August 30 from 4:00p-8:00p in Court Place Plaza (kiddie corner from Silver Harbor Brewing) and will feature a mix of artisans and their handcrafted goods + farmers and their food/beverages. For more information visit, Zapal said, “Wednesdays in downtown St. Joseph are jam-packed with fun this summer season! Join us in the afternoon for our Wednesday Brown Bag Concert Series from 12:00p-1:00p at the John E.N. Howard Bandshell, shop around at area businesses, visit the beach and grab something to eat before wrapping the day up at the new Wednesday Night Market!”

Catch these upcoming spring and summer events:

Antiques on the Bluff: First Sunday of the Month, May-Oct. (10:00a-5:00p)
Memorial Day Parade: May 26 (12:00p)
St. Joe Farmers Market:
Saturdays, May 27-Oct. 14 (9:00a-2:00p)
Wednesday Night Market: Wednesdays, May 31-Aug. 30 (4:00p-8:00p)
Lake Bluff Artisan Fair: June 3, July 15, Aug. 19, Sept. 2 (10:00a-5:00p)

St. Joe Today is a 501(c)(3) membership-based organization dedicated to developing and promoting events and businesses in St. Joseph, Mich. and its surrounding communities. For more information about upcoming events and details call St. Joe Today at (269) 985 1111 or visit