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A multitude of cultural and recreational attractions are found within Dowagiac and its neighboring Sister Lakes to quench the thirst of the fine arts enthusiast, the naturalist who enjoys meandering fields of wildflowers, or the family in search of summertime pleasures.

In The Grand Old City you'll find live theatre at its best, museums and art galleries to explore, festivals for every season, instrumental and vocal concerts, plus weekend entertainment that will sweep you onto the dance floor.

For the outdoorsman, there's just as many choices - if not more! Year-round residents know it is here the beautiful outdoors of Michigan await your discovery. We invite you to water ski our inland lakes, hike our scenic trails or snowmobile our rolling countryside. 

Indeed, there's no reason to look elsewhere. Regardless of the season, Dowagiac and its neighboring Sister Lakes have it all! 

Festivals & Events
Festivals & Events

In the Grand Old City, we joyfully celebrate the seasons with an array of events hosted by the Greater Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce and other community organizations for your enjoyment.

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Parks
Parks

Whether you're an avid outdoorsman, an active sportsman or you simply wish to enjoy the tranquility of picturesque surroundings, Dowagiac offers a multitude of opportunities to experience nature at its best.

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Golf Courses
Golf Courses

Great golf getaways await the active sportsman, who visits The Grand Old City. Some of southwestern Michigan's finest golf courses are located in Dowagiac, where our picturesque and rolling terrain are sure to beckon competitive spirits.

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Shopping
Shopping

Awaiting your discovery in Dowagiac are specialty shops that feature antiques, handcrafted furniture, home-spun treasures, gourmet foods, gifts and fine apparel. Our shop owners also offer merchandise to meet the needs of everyday living.

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Restaurants
Restaurants

A niche of fine and casual dining, and also fast food eateries, are available within The Grand Old City, many of which are located within our Victorian-styled central business district.

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Entertainment
Entertainment

A multitude of cultural and recreational attractions are found within Dowagiac and its neighboring Sister Lakes to quench the thirst of the fine arts enthusiast, the naturalist who enjoys meandering fields of wildflowers, or the family in search of summertime pleasures.

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Museums
Museums

Looking for the history, fun, and enjoyment a museum can bring? Check out our museums.

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Lodging
Lodging

Tourists visiting The Grand Old City can enjoy the comforts of home at a variety of overnight destinations, from lakeside cottages, to a bed and breakfast, hotel with indoor swimming pool, or the natural setting of a campground.

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Churches
Churches

Dowagiac offers a multitude of faith based organizations. With a mulitcultural community we are sure you will find a place of worship that meets your needs.

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