Things to Do

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Seasonal Activities / Events

Saturday Seminar Series

Saturdays through April, Marina Grand Resort
Explore tasty Michigan microbrews and premier wines from around the globe with our charming and knowledgeable beverage experts. The perfect mix of fun and information, seminars include eight tastings and savory treats. Complimentary to hotel guests, please see the Front Desk for reservations.

Brittany Lee Moffitt and Bailey Williams & The Cherannes

April 3, Acorn Theater, Three Oaks
Singer-songwriter Brittany Lee Moffitt performs unique tunes off her solo EP debut Acceptance. Indie/folk band Bailey Williams & The Cherannes share the stage, playing songs from their new full-length album Emerson.

Poetry Slam

April 3, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City
Local poets showcase their word wizardry in an audience-juried tournament lead by the co-host of Chicago’s Green Mill Uptown Poetry Slam, J.W. Baz.

Kashmir: The Led Zeppelin Show

April 11, Acorn Theater, Three Oaks
One of the top tribute bands on the scene, Kashmir lets all the led out by performing the best of Led Zeppelin’s extensive library, giving audiences a genuine 1970’s show experience.

Art Attack

April 24-26, venues throughout Harbor Country

Take part in the interactive celebration of “all that is art” during the 22nd annual Art Attack. Galleries, theaters, shops and restaurants offer music, tastings, lectures, demonstrations and so much more.

Women in Comedy

April 25, Acorn Theater, Three Oaks
Chicago native and six-time Emmy Award winning comedian, actress, writer and producer Margaret Smith comes to Harbor Country for a night of serious laughter. Joining Smith are the feisty members of Chicago’s all-female standup troupe, HooHA Comedy!

Journeyman Distillery Tours

Saturdays, Three Oaks
Journeyman distillers share the history of the Featherbone Factory building as well as the step-by-step of spirit making. A tasting in the industrial-chic lounge follows the tour.

April at Acorn Theater

Three Oaks

A turn of the century corset factory turned live performance theater, the Acorn is a Harbor Country jewel. Performances in April feature an eclectic array of live music, theater, comedy and storytelling.

April at Vickers Theatre

Three Oaks
Another turn of the century building lovingly restored into a beautiful film house and gallery. The Vickers offers a well-curated selection of independent and foreign films.

Live Music at Hard Rock Café

Four Winds Casino, New Buffalo
Regionally and nationally known bands perform nightly at Harbor Country’s newest music venue.

Four Winds Casino

New Buffalo
Gaming fans will find a Vegas-caliber casino set deep in the woods, just minutes away, at Four Winds Casino. Don't feel like driving? Enjoy complimentary shuttle service.

Southwest Michigan Wine Trail Tours

Maps are available at the Front Desk for an easy self-guided tour to our fifteen area vineyards and wineries. Or, if you prefer to explore the wine trail without having to worry about driving, private charters and hop-on tours are available through Leisure Limousine, Grape & Grain Tours, and Fruitful Vine Wine Tours.

Spring Hiking

Harbor Country offers great hiking in diverse settings. Explore Warren Dunes State Park, Chikaming Park & Preserve, Robinson Woods, Warren Woods and Galien River County Park. Or bundle up and walk for miles on New Buffalo’s majestic public beach.

Deer Creek Hunt Club

Three Oaks
Three sporting clay courses and upland bird hunting on 500 acres of beautiful ravine woodlands, streams, rolling hills and contoured cover fields.

Shopping and Gallery Tours

Harbor Country is loaded with unique places to shop, but some of the best are located just off the beaten path. We can design individual mini-tours by town or by interest. Please inquire when making your reservation – we’ll have a list of shops, hours and directions ready for you at check-in!



Bentwood Tavern

brunch, lunch and dinner

Blue Plate Café

breakfast and lunch

Brewster's Italian Cafe

lunch and dinner

Café Gulistan


Casey's Bar & Grill

lunch, dinner and drinks

David’s Delicatessen

breakfast and lunch


breakfast and lunch

Jackie’s Cafe

breakfast and lunch


lunch, dinner and drinks


coffee market, wine, beer and gourmet snacks

Luisa’s Café

breakfast and lunch

Mesa Luna

brunch and dinner

Nani's Café

breakfast and lunch

(closed for season)

Pierre Anne Creperie

brunch and lunch

Pleasant House

lunch, dinner and drinks

Red Arrow Roadhouse

lunch and dinner


lunch and dinner


breakfast and lunch


lunch and dinner

Stray Dog Bar & Grill

lunch, dinner and drinks

Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant

lunch and dinner

Terrace Room

dinner and drinks






Captain Mike's Fun Park

(closed for season)

Hesston Steam Museum

New Buffalo Township Park & Preserve

playground, splash park, basketball, bocce, volleyball, nature trails and amphitheatre

Washington Park Zoo

Outdoor Activities

Chikaming Township Park & Preserve

Deer Creek Hunt Club

Galien River County Park

New Buffalo Sailing Excursions

(closed for season)

Oselka Marina

boat and wave runner rentals

(closed for season)

Outpost Sports

bike and kayak rentals and lessons

(closed for season)

Stateline Stables

horseback riding

Steel-N-Time Charters

(closed for season)

Third Coast Surf Shop

surf and kayak rentals

(closed for season)

Warren Dunes State Park

Waya Rentals

boat rental

(closed for season)


Abigail Heche



women’s boutique

Catherine Doll

women's fashion, art and gifts

Center of the World Woodshop

handcrafted Art & Crafts furnishing

Customs Imports

home furnishings and pottery


women's boutique


garden-inspired gifts and home furnishings

French Twist

designer fashions

Go Fish

antique and vintage

Harbert Antique Mall


Hearthwoods Custom Furnishings

home furnishings

Ipso Facto

antique, vintage and unique furnishings and objects

Lakeside Antiques

antique mall


Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets


sustainable foods and cured meats

Lovell & Whyte

home furnishings

Marco Polo

antiques and vintage finds

Mix & Mingle

home furnishings and design

Outpost Sports

bike and kayak rentals and lessons

(closed for season)


women’s consignment boutique

Sawyer Home & Garden Center

home décor, garden supplies, gourmet goods and local produce

Season's Harvest

gourmet sauces and gifts


vintage and modern

Third Coast Surf Shop

surf clothing and gear

(closed for season)


vintage, antique, art, design

Urban Soles

men and women’s footwear and accessories


men's and women’s apparel

Whittaker House

men’s and women’s apparel

Theatres / Entertainment

Acorn Theater

live music and theater

Dunes Summer Theatre

community theater

Vickers Theatre

independent film

Wine, Beer & Spirits