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Halloween Trick-or-Treat Events, October 29-31, 2021
Halloween trick or treat hours in the City of St. Joseph will be 6pm - 7:30pm on Halloween, Sunday, October 31, 2021.
In addition, there are two other opportunities for youngsters to trick or treat, leading up to Halloween!
St. Joseph Today and local businesses are sponsoring 2021 Halloween Downtown Trick or Treat from 4:30pm - 6pm on Friday, October 29, 2021, in downtown St. Joseph and in the Benton Harbor Arts District.
Join us for a little Halloween fun with our "Truck or Treat" event from 4pm - 6pm on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at the John & Dede Howard Ice Arena, 2414 Willa Dr. Fire trucks, police cars and excavators! Come see the trucks that get the jobs done. Local businesses will let you explore the vehicles while you trick or treat from truck to truck.
Job Opening: Ice Arena Operations — Seasonal Employment
The City of St. Joseph is now accepting applications for seasonal employment at the John & Dede Howard Ice Arena for the upcoming Fall/Winter season.Read more ...
City of St. Joseph General Contact Information, October 2021
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New website lets tourists visit St. Joseph from the comfort of their couches
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (July 29, 2020) – The City of St. Joseph, in concert with The Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber and St. Joseph Today, recently announced the launch of a site that allows visitors to virtually stroll through downtown St. Joseph, facilitate shopping and check out what’s new along the bluff.Read more ...
For the most up to date information regarding the coronavirus, residents are encouraged to visit the Berrien County Health Department website at: http://berriencounty.org/1643/Coronavirus-Disease-COVID-19Read more ...
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Parking rules for the City of St. Joseph
St. Joseph Public Safety Department
Parking Tickets: 269-985-0300
It is unlawful to park a vehicle upon a public street Sunday night through Thursday night between the hours of 2:30 AM and 6:30 AM. It is also unlawful to park a vehicle on a downtown business district or parking lot between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM for more than (2) two hours. It is also unlawful to park on the front, side yards and tree lawns.
Parking in the downtown involves two hour, three hour, and all day. To assist visitors with convenient parking, we have provided a map outlining parking time limits.
Many of the City's parks and other attractions offer convenient, affordable parking. These parking lots can be either paid for by a daily rate (token), or annually through the use of a season pass. Parking passes and parking fee collection is administrated by the Finance Department. Please view the links below to find out more about City park passes and daily-rates for parking in City pay-to-park lots. If you have any additional questions about parking please feel free to contact the City and we will be happy to assist you.
Paying Parking Tickets
Beginning April 1, 2016, the City of St. Joseph will begin accepting credit cards for payment of your Parking Tickets in person at City Hall. We will continue to accept credit card for payments made online and by phone. Payments may also be in the form of cash or check. The prior payment option, www.GovPayNow.com is no longer valid and will not accept payments.
FEES - A convenience fee equal to 3% of the payment amount ($2 minimum) will be assessed for all credit card payments and $3 per all Echeck payments.
PAYMENT OPTIONS FOR PARKING TICKETS
IN PERSON - At City Hall, 700 Broad Street, Monday through Friday 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.
ONLINE - Parking Tickets. Have your parking ticket stub handy.
BY MAIL - Send your check with the ticket to the City of St. Joseph, 700 Broad Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085. Please include your parking ticket stub or ticket number. We cannot accept credit card payments by mail or drop box.
DROP BOX - Insert your payment in our 24/7 drop box located inside the double glass doors at the Broad Street entrance to City Hall. Please include your parking ticket stub or ticket number.
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Parks & Recreation
Office Hours at City Hall
Monday – Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.