(269) LIST for May/June: Michigan Summer

WHERE TO CATCH THE JULY 4TH FIREWORKS?

1. South Haven
Kick back on the beach to take in one of Lake Michigan’s premier fireworks synched to music live on local radio station 103.7 FM.
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July 3 | South Haven

2. W. K. Kellogg Airport
Pyrotechnics will take control of the skies over the W. K. Kellogg Airport for one of Michigan’s longest fireworks displays.
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July 2 | Battle Creek

THE BEST FARMERS’ MARKETS TO SHOP?

3. Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market
Buy local produce to make your own omelet or drop in for breakfast cooked on-site at the Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market.
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Kalamazoo | (269) 342-5686

4. Marshall Area Farmers Market
Smiles and cinnamon bread welcome you to the Marshall Area Farmers Market. Stroll the grassy knolls to select local produce, flowers and baked goods.
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Marshall | (269) 558-0343

5. South Haven Farm Market
The fruits the South Haven’s labor are evident at this market celebrating the importance of agriculture to the local heritage.
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South Haven | (269) 637-5171

6. St. Joseph Farmers Market
Vendors share tips for cooking or planting as you browse jams, fine pastries and cut flowers at what has become St. Joseph’s Saturday tradition.
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St. Joseph | (269) 985-1111

7. Battle Creek Farmers Market
With a history dating back to the late 1800s, Festival Market Square houses vendors in a covered walkway for all-weather accessibility.
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Battle Creek | (269) 720-2279

8. Niles Bensidoun French Market
Lose yourself in European charm at the Niles Bensidoun French Market featuring local artisans and the best farmers have to offer.
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Niles | (269) 687-4332

FAVORITE SUMMER FESTIVALS?

9. Marshall Blues Festival
This may be the most fun you’ll ever have singing the blues! Music and entertainment sweep over Marshall’s Michigan Avenue for a packed day at Marshall Blues Festival.

June 25

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Marshall | (269) 781-5163

10. Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival
Experience the world of flight with attractions like the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and a vast array of hot air balloons floating through the sky!
June 29—July 4
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Battle Creek | (269) 962-0592

11. Coloma Glad-Peach FestivalCelebrate the perfect concoction of locally-grown gladiolus and peaches with live music, parades and a classic car show.
August 5—August 7
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Coloma

12. National Blueberry Festival
The 53rd Annual National Blueberry Festival will tantalize your taste buds with blueberry pies and pancakes galore.

August 11—August 14

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South Haven | (269) 637-5171

13. Colon Magic FestivalWith a wave of the wand, the “magic capital of the world” will captivate you with some abracadabra, Magic Camp and magicians competing for your applause.

July 20—July 23

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Colon | (269) 432-4017

14. Niles Family Fun Fair and Bluegrass/Americana Music Festival
Local and national touring Bluegrass and Americana music groups will get your feet tapping with their fiddles, banjos, washboards and acoustic guitars.
June 2—June 5
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Niles | (269) 479-8795

15. Kalamazoo Ribfest
Roll-up your sleeves and dig into the best BBQ chicken and ribs around. Later on, you can work it off jamming to live bands on center stage.
August 4—August 6
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Kalamazoo

16. Polish Festival
Authentic Polish food and fare anchor the 47-year old tradition in Bronson for an authentic cultural delight!

July 21—July 23

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Bronson | (517) 617-0612

17. Three Rivers Water Festival
Hope in your car and cruise to the 60th annual Three Rivers Water Festival where over 10,000 are expected to enjoy the parade, carnival rides, live bands and fireworks.
June 16—June 18

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Three Rivers | (269) 278-8193

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