Downtown St. Joseph Storefronts Come Alive During March Mannequins March 12

On Friday, March 12 visitors can stroll through downtown St. Joseph and enjoy March Mannequins, sponsored by The Boulevard Inn & Bistro, Edgewater Bank, and the Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council. Watch storefronts of participating businesses come alive from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Windows will display community volunteers as they pose perfectly still, like mannequins. This year’s theme features Night at the Museum. Windows will depict scenes from any of the three Night at the Museum movies or the participant’s favorite museum exhibits.

Attendees can vote for their favorite windows at Voting will be open from 7:00pm on Friday, March 12 to 11:59pm on Sunday, March 14. The top three winners will be announced on the St. Joseph Today Facebook page Monday morning.

Participating locations include: DK Boutique with Honor Credit Union, Edgewater Gifts with Renaissance Athletic Club, Forever Books, FuzzyButz Pet Bakery with Box Factory for the Arts, G&M Variety, Glik’s, Grins of St. Joseph, HarborTown Interiors, Jimmy John’s, Kilwins with Holt Bosse, Lazy Ballerina Winery, Moxie’s Boutique with Blossomtime Festival, Oh My Darlings with Youth Development Community, Perennial Accents, State Street Meats, The Toy Company with Curious Kids’ Museum, Third Coast Surf Shop with Girls on the Run SWMI, Urban Found, Waterfront Framing & Design and White Pine Winery. Special thanks to the City of St. Joseph and Mid-West Family Broadcasting. Visit for a complete list and map available the day of.

While you are in and around St. Joseph, be sure to EAT, SHOP, STAY and PLAY! St. Joseph Today invites the community to support SWMI businesses and restaurants during Countdown to Summer for a chance to win weekly prizes.

Amy Zapal, executive director at St. Joseph Today, says, “We’re gearing up for sunshine and warmer days here in Michigan’s Great Southwest. Countdown to Summer is a great way to support local SWMI businesses and restaurants during the winter and spring seasons.”

For every $25 spent (one time or cumulative purchases) you will receive one entry. Qualifying purchases must be made at an SJT member location between now through May 26, 2021. One winner will be drawn weekly now through May 27, 2021. Winners will receive a $50 gift certificate from various SJT members.

To receive an entry form, please present receipt(s) of purchases to an SJT staff member at the Welcome Center located in downtown St. Joseph. Visit for more information.

St. Joseph 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. Joseph Today at (269) 985 1111 or visit