These photos are available for use in your advertising of Barry County events and the area.  There are also some of surrounding areas.

Barry  County – a quiet and enjoyable place to visit. 

Hastings Farm Market held twice each week in the summer months allows you to browse for fresh vegetables, honey and home made items. 

Gus Macker 3 on 3 basketball.  A fun filled an exciting weekend. 

Lake Michigan is just a short drive from Barry County. 

Memorial Day in Hastings is a time to remember those who fought for our freedom.  Many communities in Barry County hold parades. 

St Patrick’s Day Parade in Hastings.  This is a fun but short parade!  South Jefferson Street is lined with green and anyone who wants to participate is welcome.  Come and show your Irish spirit and shake off winter.  Restaurants get in on the celebration with special meals. 

Summerfest – Let the games begin!!  We have all sorts of games and activities in and around Hastings for this come-one-come-all end of summer event.  There is basketball, two parades, arts and crafts, food vendors, music, walking and running races, golfing, a car show, bowling and a softball tournament.  This is the big weekend for Hastings.  It brings people back from their travels to enjoy one last weekend before fall.

Teacher Parade.  The Hastings Area Schools teachers are so excited to start another school year that they made their own parade.  They arrive by school bus (who saw that coming?) and the band plays.  Teachers hop off the buses and greet parents and students.

Barry County Youth Day.  This is a marvelous time to share outdoor sports and activities with your children.  Come and explore at Charlton Park the many people encouraging children to be outdoors and try something new.  There are Boy Scouts camping, trail riding by bicycle (bring yours or try one here), archery, target shooting, fishing, canoes to try, animal pelts to feel….  Barry County Sheriff’s office has finger print kits to help you protect your child.  There are drawings for prizes!  Lunch is on the grounds by Schondelmayer BBQ. 

Invite your friends and family to come at stay in Barry County.  We have a lot to offer with parks, recreation, shopping and the quiet of a small town.