WOW - Women's Only Weekend

Event Dates: 11/8/2018 to 11/11/2018
Location:
Downtown South Haven
South Haven, MI 49090
Contact: 800-764-2836

WOW 2018!!! This year we'll be celebrating the 1950s!!!! Join us for rocking music, sock hops, poodle skirts, ponytails and more! This bash is going to be one for the books! Be one of the cool cats and mark your calendar for November 8-11. It's gonna be FAB! Early registration is now open - just purchase your ticket by August 31, 2018 and receive a special "welcome gift" when you arrive in South Haven for WOW weekend! You'll also receive your check-in packet in the mail one week prior to the event - so you'll have plenty of time to plan your weekend! Tickets are only $75!

 

Women's Only Weekend Ticket Sales 2018

 

Tentative Schedule of Events:

Thursday, November 8

Evening

WOW Registration and Check-In, South Haven Visitors Bureau, 546 Phoenix Street, 3 PM – 7 PM: Pick up your tickets, information and registration for your fabulous weekend.

Open Houses, Lodging properties throughout town: Grab some small bites and a glass of wine as you settle into your hotel or B&B for the weekend.

Trivia Night, Riverbottom, Black River Tavern, 7 PM – 9 PM: Test your knowledge of all things 1950s and get in the running for a $250 grand prize!

Open Mic, Karaoke and More! Riverbottom, Black River Tavern, 9 PM – 11 PM: Join us for open mic night, karaoke and fun at the ultimate girls’ night out!  Free to attend.  Food / drink specials!  

 

Friday, November 9

Morning / Afternoon

WOW Registration and Check-In, South Haven Visitors Bureau, 546 Phoenix Street, 10 AM – 7 PM: Get your check in packets and event tickets for the weekend.

Downtown Fun, Downtown Stores: From mimosas in the morning to special artisan workshops in the afternoon, you don’t want to miss all the fun, 50s inspired events around town.  

Scavenger Hunt, Throughout Town, All day until 5:00: Find special ITEM in stores, attractions and restaurants throughout town.  Check the map you receive at check in for details.

I Love Lucy Game, Downtown, All day until 5:00: Check your registration packet for details for this event.

Do the Twist, Upstairs at the South Haven Center for the Arts, 3 PM: Come on Baby!  Let’s learn to do the twist!  - and some other 50s dances. Then show off your new moves at the Baymont “spotlight dance.” Class size limited to first 40 ladies!

Evening

1950s Fun, Downtown and Baymont Inn & Suites, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM: You choose your plans!  You have the option of how to spend your evening!  Stay downtown for our 50’s wine and music “hop” - featuring great live entertainment, food specials and wine at four different venues around town, OR - join us at the Baymont for 50’s fun featuring a fabulous 1950s band, spotlight dances, photo booth, costume contests, prizes and more. OR do both! Free transportation will be provided to and from downtown to the Baymont Inn. A full list of performers and locations will be provided with your check-in packet.

 

Saturday, November 10

Morning

Downtown Fun, Downtown Stores: From mimosas in the morning to special artisan workshops in the afternoon, you don’t want to miss all the fun, 1950s inspired events around town. 

Scavenger Hunt, Downtown, All day until 5 PM: Find ITEMS hidden in stores, attractions and restaurants throughout town.  Check the map you received at check in for details.  

I Love Lucy Game, Downtown, All day until 5:00: Check your registration packet for details for this event. 

Do the Twist, Upstairs at the South Haven Center for the Arts, 11 AM: Come on Baby!  Let’s learn to do the twist!  - and some other 50s dances. Then show off your new moves at the Baymont “spotlight dance.” Class size limited to first 40 ladies!

Afternoon

Wine and Beer Tasting Tour, Wineries and Pubs in Town, 1 PM – 5 PM: Sample South Haven’s local brews and wines and get special discount offers on purchases at our local wine tasting rooms and breweries.  A list of participating vendors will be provided with your check-in packet.

Holiday Ornament Decorating Workshop, Center for the Arts, 1 PM – 2:30 PM: The Center for the Arts invites you to come down to their holiday-themed, Holiday Ornament Workshop. You bring your ideas, we’ll have the supplies and instructors to help you out!  

Cooking Class, Location TBD, 2 PM – 2:30 PM: Join in at a local resaturant and learn how to prepare a wonderful menu item!  Class size is limited; sign up begins Thursday.  Details coming soon!

Evening

1950s Fun, Downtown and Baymont Inn & Suites, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM: You choose your plans!  You have the option of how to spend your evening!  Stay downtown for our 50’s wine and music “hop” - featuring great live entertainment, food specials and wine at four different venues around town OR - join us at the Baymont for 50’s fun featuring a fabulous 1950s band, spotlight dances, photo booth, costume contests, prizes and more. Free transportation will be provided to and from downtown to the Baymont Inn. A full list of performers and locations will be provided with your check-in packet.

 

Sunday, November 11

Brunch, Location TBD (downtown South Haven,)  8 AM – 11 AM: Come downtown and keep the weekend going on Sunday morning with a delicious brunch buffet!  

 

Be sure to visit our Event Merchant Partners

Taste                                                                       Urban Found 
The Depot                                                              Plaid Britches 
Bayberry Cottage                                                  Crescent Moon 
Olive Cart                                                                Rambling Rose 
Willow Tree Gifts                                                  N&R Dept Store 
Nature's Country Cupboard                               Artworks/Lakeshore Framing 
Bigbee                                                                     Eagle Street Market 
Black River Books                                                  Davana G 
SoHa Surf Shop                                                      South Haven Brewpub 

 

South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau
546 Phoenix Street
South Haven, MI 49090
Phone: 269 637-5252
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