Events & Initiatives


A sampling of our regular events. Dates and ticket information will be posted as it becomes available.

  • Adult Prom - Feb. 24, 2024

    Break out your formal wear and join us to relive your high school years. A night to dress up, get out, and get away.

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  • Fireworks Display - June 28, 2024

    The fireworks have become a staple of summertime fun in Dowagiac. Set up your lawn chairs or blankets at Russom Park or around the airport to enjoy the display.

    Donate to Fireworks 
  • Annual Mixer

    Ever wonder what we do? Curious about joining? Or just want an excuse to get out of the house? Join us for food, drink, and mingling. 

  • Paddling Poker Run

    A poker "run" on the water! Kayak down the Dowagiac River and collect a card at checkpoints along the way. The best hand at the end wins!

  • Daddy/Daughter Dance

    A classic daddy daughter dance for girls up to age 12. Featuring dancing, crafts, snacks, and visits by princesses and local queens.

  • Mommy/Son Event

    Themed events for mothers to enjoy with their boys. Past events have included archery, kayaking, and more.


Russom Park Pavilion - Completed

We were proud to raise $40,000 for the construction of a pavilion at Russom Park. The pavilion provides visitors with a place to retreat from the rain or sun while they enjoy the park with their families.

Next Capital Project

Coming Soon!

Scholarship Presentation

Each year we award one Dowagiac Union senior a scholarship to help pay college expenses.