Saugatuck Douglas Area CVB Announces New Fennville Social District

SAUGATUCK, MI – AUGUST 4, 2021 – The Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (SDACVB) announced the opening of a new social district in downtown Fennville. The district, which officially opens tomorrow, August 5, allows visitors to purchase alcoholic beverages from participating bars and restaurants and enjoy them throughout the district’s common areas.

The new social district in Fennville will operate Thursdays through Sundays from 12pm – 9pm and will run through October 30. After that date, the city will evaluate its success and determine future plans. Participating businesses include Root Café and Salt of the Earth and others are expected to join later. Alcoholic beverages may only be enjoyed from designated containers that are specially marked for the Fennville social district.

“We are looking forward to promoting another well-received social district in our area,” said Lisa Mize, Executive Director, Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Our social districts have proven to be a great opportunity for businesses to recoup some of the lost business from last year’s Covid-19 restrictions. Our visitors truly enjoy the experience of strolling with their favorite drink from these bars and restaurants while they socialize or wait to be seated.”

The common area encompasses the parking lot and green space between Main and Fennville streets west and east of Maple Street.

About Saugatuck Douglas Area CVB
The Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is a membership-based organization with the mission to promote the area as a premier travel destination as well as strengthen and develop the economic vitality of the area and its members. The SDACVB works to enhance the long-term development of the community through travel conferences and tourism strategies that bring together businesses that rely on tourism for revenue. For more information, please visit

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