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Arts & Eats is Here!

The Arts and Eats back roads tour of Southwest Michigan is five days away! This year’s tour includes stops in Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, and Van Buren Counties. Time to start planning your trip!

Saturday and Sunday, October 19 & 20

66 artists, eateries, farms, and related partners are featured in this, the 9th annual self-driving tour of Southwest Michigan.

Map & Guide
The full-color hard copy Map & Guide for Arts and Eats can be picked up at any of the participating sites and planning partners. The Map & Guide is also available for printing and download on the Arts and Eats website!

Tour Hours
We understand that business hours vary from place to place, so we have simplified things for you! Artist sites are open 10-5 the Saturday and Sunday of the tour. For farm and restaurant hours, check the Map & Guide!

Navigation
Planning out your visit? Each site entry in the Map & Guide includes the street address for stress-free travel. Want to see everything around you? Flip to the last page of the Map & Guide for a full map of all sites!

Helpful Hints

  • Tour participants enjoy your curiosity and questions, so ask away. Some artists even offer live demonstrations!
  • Planning to visit a lot of sites? Ask them for an Arts and Eats passport! Collect stamps from any six sites, turn in your completed passport to the last one, and you will be entered to win prizes!

Sponsors and Supporters
This tour would be impossible without the support of our sponsors and advertisers. Please take the time and opportunity to thank those involved with and contributing to the tour.