Our setting is enhanced by lush parks, wildlife areas, stately
turn-of-the-century homes, fine churches, superb recreational resources and
prosperous industrial, commercial and retail firms.
As you stroll our picturesque central business district, you'll find yourself
amidst a friendly community, where passersby extend a warm smile and bid you a
good day. Dowagiac's downtown is a pleasant meeting place for families and
friends, who gather for concerts in the park, summertime festivals, holiday
parades or simply to enjoy their day's end at one of our fine restaurants.
If you enjoy live theatre at its best, hearing the verse of a renowned author or
the sweet harmony of vocalists, The Grand Old City is bountiful in cultural
attractions. From Beckwith Theatre Company to the fine museum of Southwestern
Michigan College and the Dogwood Fine Arts Festival, a multitude of cultural
pleasures will please your palate.
Home to Michigan's breath-taking seasons, Dowagiac and its neighboring Sister
Lakes are favorite vacation destinations, enjoyed year-round by local residents.
Nestled within the Fruit Belt, the city is surrounded by rolling farmlands and
abundant orchards. Outdoorsmen enjoy Cass County's 250 inland lakes and ponds,
and picturesque golf courses.