May 2024 – Things To Do in Harbor Country

May 3, 2024

April showers bring May flowers, and with May comes so much to do in Southwest Michigan!

May weekends kick off with the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo, peak with Mother's Day, and finish up with Memorial Day - the unofficial start to summer!

Check out a ton of great activities to do in the area all month long...

Ongoing: While about a half hour drive from Garden Grove Inn, River Saint Joe is an amazing space & brewery, totally worth the drive. They have all kind of amazing activities, including Bocce on Thursdays, live Music on Mondays, and Yoga on Fridays!

5/3 Friday: Totally 80s Dance Party at Four Winds: More details

5/4 Saturday: Fernwood Spring Garden Market & Plant Sale: More details

5/4 Saturday: May Flowers Hike at Warren Woods State Park: More details

5/4 Saturday: American Legion Kentucky Derby Party: More details

5/10 Friday: Sister Sledge at Four Winds: Tickets here

5/11 Saturday: Sangria Party at Round Barn: More details

5/11 Saturday: Exploring the Night Sky at Weko Beach: More details

5/12 Sunday: Bridgman Open-Air Market Opening Day

5/12 Sunday: Don't forget Mom! Garden Grove Inn gift certificates & swag (glasses, mugs, and more) are available, just visit our website, or email Hillary. And/or grab some brunch Mother’s Day - check out this great post from Harbor Country with options for reservations

The Weekend of 5/16-19: Check out all the migratory birds at our local National Park during the Indiana Dunes Birding Festival

Various Dates in May: Zen out with some Forest Bathing around Harbor Country: Details & Tickets here

5/18 Saturday: Skip’s Farmer’s Market Season Opener 9 am - 3pm: More here

5/18 Saturday: Meet the Maker Artisanal Bourbon Tasting Experience at Round Barn: Tickets available

5/19 Sunday: SideYard Pot Painting Workshop + Seed Swap: Tickets available

5/19 Sunday: Buckley Day 2024 at Transient Artisan Ales, a 10 bottle release including vendors, outdoor bar & specials: More details

5/19 Sunday: Pets & Pours at Friendship Botanic Gardens: Tickets available

5/22 Wednesday: SideYard Summer Kick-Off Party: More details

Memorial Day Weekend 5/25-5/26: Michigan City Food Truck Festival: More details

5/25 Saturday: Mr. Blotto at The Acorn (check out their full schedule!)

5/26 Sunday: Enjoy the craft of wine & art at the Lemon Creek Wine and Art Festival: More details

5/31-6/15: Blithe Spirt at the Dunes Arts Summer Theater (tickets for the full summer season available here!)


If you're in need of a gift for Moms, Dads or Grads, give the gift of Garden Grove! Gift certificates are available in any denomonation. Hand-thrown mugs ($40), Red Arrow Roasters ($8 for 8 oz), logo drinking glasses ($12), logo wine glasses ($12), even t-shirts ($25) are available! Contact for more info:

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