Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra Presents Symphony on the Water’s Edge Series A Salute to America July 3, 2023

What better way to show our love for America than by continuing the tradition of our holiday celebration featuring the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra? Don’t miss patriotic favorites, including Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, with a thunderous fireworks display overhead. This family friendly event is a perfect way to kick off what could be a memorable, musical summer! The SMSO will pay tribute to America and its steadfast strength with a mixture of patriotic favorites, film scores and iconic American works. As the sun sets and darkness falls, the orchestra will play as the fireworks begin! The explosions overhead are in sync with the 1812 Overture and serve as the perfect backdrop to the SMSO performance. Food trucks will be available during the concert and will have a wide variety of cuisine and beverages from which to choose. The food trucks, which are cash only, will include Lou’s Red Hots, Lost Coast Shave Ice, Ben’s Soft Pretzels and Wood, Stock and Grill. The tickets for the concerts are $25 for lawn seating, $35 for reserved seating, $5 for students ages 6-17 and children ages 5 and under are free. In addition, patrons can purchase a table for which includes 10 tickets and 2 VIP parking passes. Call the office for table pricing and reservations. Our “Symphony on the Water’s Edge Pass” is good for four (4) discounted lawn seating tickets used in any combination to any of the SMSO’s 2023 Water’s Edge Series for only $80. Tickets and passes are available by calling the SMSO office at 269-982-4030, visiting the website at, or can be purchased on the day of the event at the gate. All concerts in the Symphony on the Water’s Edge series are held at the Shadowland Pavilion located in Silver Beach County Park, 101 Broad St., St. Joseph. * Gates open an hour before the beginning of the concert. ** Cash is required for Food Trucks; there are no ATMs onsite. *** Concert goers should bring a chair or a blanket unless purchasing reserved seating/tables. **** Concert tickets, unless a table was purchased, do not include parking at Silver Beach County Park.