Business Meetings

Meet at the beach for business or your organization’s special event.

Shadowland on Silver Beach is ideal for your next meeting or special event. The people you invite will want to be here – for you’ll be just yards from Lake Michigan. No other meeting and event venue in Southwestern Michigan is as refreshing and invigorating as Shadowland.

Shadowland Business Meetings

Our professional staff caters to your needs

Whether you are looking for a creative place to brainstorm with a small team or a large room to energize up to 300 people, Shadowland is the right venue. Our flexible space adapts easily to your needs. You’ll have access to the presentation equipment you need. Our meeting professional and staff will help you with your planning and make sure the details are attended to while you are here.

Shadowland’s catering kitchen is designed to efficiently handle your food needs from morning through evening. To simplify your arrangements, our in-house caterer will prepare and serve everything from breakfast to deli sandwiches to appetizers to European cuisine. Our onsite liquor license also allows you to provide a variety of beverages to your attendees.

Take invigorating meeting breaks – walk the beach or tree-lined park along the bluff

Just a few steps away, you can walk along the shores of Lake Michigan. Parents magazine named Silver Beach one of the top 10 family beaches in the U.S. Its soft sand, glistening water and view of St. Joseph’s picturesque lighthouse and piers make it a favorite destination four seasons of the year.

Across the street from Shadowland, you can enjoy the interactive Whirlpool Compass Fountain. Or walk up the stairs to the bluff. Stroll through the tree-lined sculpture park overlooking the lake and St. Joseph River or enjoy the shops and dining in St. Joseph’s quaint downtown.

Bussiness Meeting ShadowlandGolfing at Harbor Shores, a new Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, or any of a number of other challenging courses, are just minutes away. Chartering a fishing excursion on the river or lake offers your team the thrill of reeling in perch, lake trout and salmon. And nearby wineries offer tours and tastings of some of the country’s finest vintages.

Kids coming? Shadowland is part of the new Silver Beach Center. Across the boardwalk from your meeting space you can buy tokens or rent the entire Silver Beach Carouselwith its 48 hand-carved figures and two chariots. Every ride is magical – and fun for all ages! You and your family can gaze up at Michigan’s tallest kaleidoscope, explore the Silver Beach Amusement Park Museum exhibits or play and learn at Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone with its 15 water exhibits, virtual reality entertainment, climbing wall and traveling exhibits that delight toddlers to adults (yes, teens, too!).


Easy to find.

Located just below the bluff in downtown St. Joseph, Shadowland on the Beach is easily accessible from I-94 Exits 23 or 33. It’s next to the Amtrak® train station. And downtown hotels are within walking distance.

Let us know how we can help with your planning.

Whether you are planning a business meeting, convention, recognition event, company outing or fundraiser for your favorite organization, we can assist you. Please let us know your requests or what additional information you need here. You will receive a prompt reply.



Indoor Capacity:
250 to 300+; non-smoking room divides into 75-person & 250-person areas
Two, 13′ diagonal HD projection screens; HD projectors; DVD/CD players; Wi-Fi™; enhanced remote controls; room-integrated audio; induction/hearing loop system
Internet Access:
Fully adjustable for AV
45 – mix of 60″ round & 6′ rectangle (other layouts quoted)
Full glass wall with French doors to patio and fountain park
Full service in house catering
Liquor License:
Class C, covered by facility
Exhibit Space:
Indoor space; attached outdoor patio
Family Fun:
Beach, carousel, kaleidoscope, fountain, hands-on museum
Adult Activities:
Nearby golf, winery tours, fishing, shopping, music, art galleries