Old Harbor Carnival
515 Williams Street, South Haven, Mi
Friday •Saturday •Sunday
Watch the Circus Siren Pod as they return to Old Harbor Village with North America’s tallest mermaid swim tank! See live mermaid swimming performances throughout the weekend in the courtyard. Photo opportunities with stage props abound. Sign up for mermaid painting classes, and enjoy the shopping and many restaurants and bars of Old Harbor Village!
The courtyard of Old Harbor Village, located in the Maritime District near downtown South Haven, will be the site of the Old Harbor Carnival during Mermaid MegaFest. The village is a short walk down Center Street at the intersection of Williams Street overlooking the Black River channel. Activities for all ages will be available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Old Harbor Village is home to South Haven’s best boutique shops and unique restaurants, including:
South Haven Brewpub
A local brewery with in-house handcrafted beer, full-service restaurant, spirits, and wine with outside seating.
Simple pleasures for the cottage, home, and garden. Local supplier of authentic Lake Girl merchandise.
One of Michigan’s oldest wineries, serving their famous frozen wine slushies.
An extensive handpicked collection of resort wear featuring exclusive designs.
Frosty tropical delights like Halo, Boba Tea, Japanese iced tea and Hawaiian shaved ice.
Tipsy Brush Studio - The complete wine and paint experience, classes offered daily. Throughout the weekend, special mermaid-themed painting sessions are offered.
Channel Wine Bar
Premium California and international wine selection with food pairings.
The Black Pearl
Specializes in unique pearl and stone jewelry.
The Perfect Setting
Unique handcrafted sterling and gold jewelry made right in the shop!
Flamingo Island - Beachwear and henna designs.
Idler Dockside - Shoreside dining next to the riverboat.
Old Harbor Inn - Picturesque lodging in downtown South Haven.
A Mermaid Grotto, with stage props, and perhaps a live mermaid or two, will be set up for land-based photo opportunities for pictures where you are transformed into a mermaid! Come take a picture of yourself and share with your friends.
Watch live mermaids of the Circus Siren Pod swim in their unique round aquarium - North America’s tallest mobile swimming tank! The Circus Siren Pod is a group of professional water artists that offer far more than your average mermaid show. They have mermaids, mermen, models, bubble artists, and even a fire-breathing water sprite. Based out of mid-Atlantic region, Circus Siren Pod members have performed across the country and even internationally. From the beaches of Hawaii, to the Aquariums of Colorado, to the resorts of Jamaica, they bring a magical show to audiences of all ages.