Hop on I-94 for a weekend trip to join the festivities at one of the country’s oldest continuously-running fruit festivals: the National Blueberry Festival in South Haven! Van Buren County has the highest production of highbush blueberries in the country. Since 1963, the festival has proudly celebrated Michigan’s berry growing industry with a central market, youth pageant, blueberry pie and ice cream social, 5k run, craft fair, blueberry pancake breakfasts, pie eating contests, classic car show, fish boil dinner, kids’ activities, live music and the annual parade. Plus, it’s all within minutes from the beach on Lake Michigan.
Phoenix Street, South Haven, MI.
August 8-11 | Blueberryfestival.com