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John E.N. Howard Band Shell

John E.N. Howard Bandshell

Facility Information

500 Port St
St Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: (269) 983-6341

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General / Rental Information
The Howard Band Shell is located in Downtown St. Joseph along the St. Joseph River at the corner of Lake Boulevard and Port Street. There are lovely views of both the St. Joseph River and Lake Michigan. The setting is a beautiful open air venue that seats 500 people. 

The Band Shell hosts the Municipal Band concerts and the St Joseph Today sponsored Brown Bag and Friday Night concerts. 

The Band Shell is available to rent for $400 per day Monday - Thursday and $500 per day Friday - Saturday. We only book weddings on Saturdays.
Rates are discounted for City Residents who are using the facility for their personal events.

Fee Schedule
Please pay for this reservation with cash or check.  Credit card fees are not accepted for bandshell reservations.  

Current Activities

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Program Activity Teams Date Time
Wedding Saturday September 19, 2020 08:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wedding Wednesday September 23, 2020 08:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wedding Saturday September 26, 2020 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM