Calling all mermaids and pirates, Mermaid MegaFest 2019 is hitting the shores of Lake Michigan June 14th and 15th. More than just a whimsical gathering of sea dogs, Mermaid MegaFest is dedicated to preserving our planet’s aquatic ecosystem through public awareness, education, and social activism. This is an all-ages celebration of all things marine, with couples and family events throughout the weekend. So strap on your fins and help raise awareness of the need to save our seas!

  • Mermaid Gathering: Make or buy a costume and join the many species of Merfolk assembling for the weekend
  • Old Harbor Carnival: Mermaid swimming demonstrations will be held all weekend long, plus shopping, mermaid painting classes, and more
  • Water Street Faire: Food and shopping. Need a new shell bra? Who doesn't! Get one at Mermaid MegaFest!
  • Island Moon Party: A late night costume party for adult Merfolk only. Purchase your tickets in advance here.
  • Eco Actions: Fun and costumes aside, Mermaid MegaFest is all about raising awareness and educating landlubbers on preserving our waters. Find out what steps you can take to help
  • Mermaid Certification: Take the course and get certified in the skills and knowledge of mermaid safety. Must be 12+
  • Nauti-Prows Flotilla: Mermaid MegaFest is part of South Haven's Harborfest, which kicks off with a parade of vintage vessels including Friends Good Will
  • Hannah's Workshop: Have you ever wondered how to create stunning underwater photography? Learn all about it at Hannah's workshop. Participants must be 16+

No costumes are necessary to enjoy this fantastical, family-friendly weekend. Everyone is welcome to attend Mermaid MegaFest 2019 in South Haven June 14th and 15th.

Check out 2018's gathering below: