Welcome to South Haven!
Ahh, shopping and sun-bathing bliss all-in-one small-town-feel community! Whether you are a resident or a vacationer, you’re sure to love our sandy white beaches, quaint downtown feel, and the four seasons of all Michigan has to offer! (When you fall in love and decide you want to buy a house here, give me a shout, or search South Haven homes here!)
Sandy White Beaches
Oak Street Beach
Van Buren State Park
Parks & Recreation
Casco Nature Preserve (Loop path only | Stairs to the beach have been washed out as of October 2020)
North Point County Park
Packard Park (this one is my favorite!)
Splash Pad (South Side)
Stanley Johnston Park
Van Buren State Park & Rail Trail
Downtown Shops, Restaurants, & Activities
South Haven boasts over 20 local restaurants, several coffee shops, numerous breweries , and countless boutiques! You can be sure to get your wine and dine on in this small town with a population of 4,326 (according to the 2020 Census). There are countless activities for the whole family, like taking a ride on a Pirate Ship, Ice-skating to fun beats downtown, taste testing chili while enjoying the artistry of various ice-sculptures, and dressing up as a mermaid while watching Dragon Boat races during Harbor Fest. If you’re here in July-August, don’t forget to go blueberry picking in the Blueberry Capital of the World!
I may add that your trip to South Haven is not complete without enjoying Sherman’s ice cream while walking to see South Haven’s iconic lighthouse.
South Haven has so much to offer in every season! Check out some of the events and festivals below:
Feb. – Icebreaker Festival
June – Harbor Fest (and Dragon Boat races)
August – National Blueberry Festival
Oct. – Blue Coast Artists Tour (also in Saugatuck/ Fennville)
Wine Trail (Breweries, Too)
Head out to our local farm-to-table-esque wineries and breweries for a delight to the taste buds. A few of my favorite places are listed below:
Crane’s Orchards, Fennville
Fenn Valley Winery, Fennville
New Holland Brewery, Holland
Overhiser Orchards, South Haven
Saugatuck Brewing Company, Saugatuck
South Haven Brew Pub, South Haven
Virtue Cider, Fennville
Waypost Brewery, Fennville
Do you vacation in South Haven? Are you a local resident wanting to know about upcoming events? Either way, follow us on Facebook where we post a Weekend Events list every Friday. Or, never miss a thing and sign up here to receive fun, local events directly to your inbox each week.
From all of us at Shores of South Haven, we are glad to share our pride of this city with you. If there’s anything you need – community or real estate related – I’m glad to assist you!
Moving to South Haven?
Thinking of moving to South Haven full-time? Looking to own a second home or investment property? Shores of South Haven lives & breathes South Haven real estate, and I’m happy to help your house hunt!
Start your South Haven home search below. You may also want to check out our buyer resources page!
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