MerFest International

Event Dates: 8/20/2021 to 8/22/2021
Arvesta Sports Complex
06464 Arvesta Drive
South Haven, MI 49090

MerFest International is the new Mermaid MegaFest located at Lake Arvesta Resort in South Haven, MI. This event will encompass all the principals of MegaFest but expand into further entertainment from Live Bands, 2 Mermaid Tanks, waterpark fun, exciting night time aerial and water performances and so much more!


Visit their website for tickets.



Friday - August 20th, 2021

  • 10am to 9pm – Vendor Booths
  • 10am to 7pm – Sports Complex Open
  • 12pm to 3pm – Beach Clean – South Beach, South Haven (Must Register)
  • 1pm to 5pm – NAUI Mermaid I Certification Class (Must Register)
  • 6pm – 8pm – Tank Photo Shoot Session 1 (Must Register)
  • 6pm to 10pm – LIVE Band – Main Stage
  • 8pm to 11pm – Island Moon Party (Ticketed Event, 21 & Up, Live DJ, Limited Tickets)

Saturday - August 21st, 2021

  • 10am to 7pm – Sports Complex Open
  • 10am – 9pm – Vendor Booths Open
  • 1pm to 3pm – Tank Photo Shoot Session II (Must Register)
  • 1pm to 2pm – Mermaid Story Time on Mermaid Island for the little ones (take a ride on the trolly to the Island)
  • 4pm to 10pm – Aqua Performance Group Tank Performances
  • 6pm to 10pm – LIVE Band – Main Stage
  • 10pm – Mermaid Drone Light Show

Sunday - August 22nd, 2021

  • 7am to 8am – Morning Beach Yoga
  • 10am to 1pm – Aqua Performance Group Tank Performances
  • 10am to 5pm – Vendor Booths Open
  • 10am to 6pm – Sports Complex Open
  • 2pm to 6pm – NAUI Mermaid II Certification Class (Must Register)
South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau
546 Phoenix Street
South Haven, MI 49090
Phone: 269 637-5252