The premier place to find antiques and collectibles in Southwest Michigan continues to be in St. Joseph on the first Sunday of the month, May through October. The popular Antiques on the Bluff series returns May 2 from 10:00a to 5:00p, when vendors will sell their treasures along the tree-lined Lake Bluff Park overlooking Lake Michigan.
“We are taking vendor registrations now,” said Amy Zapal, executive director of St. Joseph Today. “Although there are dozens of booths, remaining space is limited. This is a particularly good year to participate since two of the six Sundays fall on major holiday weekends.” Show dates are May 2, June 6, July 4, August 1, September 5 and October 3.
Zapal said merchandise is limited to antiques, vintage and collectibles. Reproductions, modern crafts or new merchandise are not allowed. She asked that interested vendors contact Events & Operation Manager Daniele at (269) 985 1111 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Dealers may be asked to provide a photograph of representative merchandise before a booth area is assigned. They also will need a Michigan Sales Tax ID to participate. Information about obtaining a tax ID is available at michigan.gov/taxes. For more information on becoming a vendor, visit stjoetoday.com/antiques.
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 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 stjoetoday.com/countdown for more information.
Catch these upcoming events this spring and summer:
St. Joe Farmers Market: 2021 season kicks off on Saturday, May 29 (9:00a-2:00p)
Lake Bluff Artisan Fair: June 5, July 17, September 4 and 25 (10:00a-5:00p)
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 stjoetoday.com.