Economic impact Memorial Day weekend brings to Michiana
SAINT JOSEPH, Mich – With both Locals and visitors visiting towns along Lake Michigan, local businesses are preparing for the Memorial Day weekend rush.
The visitors during the holiday weekend provides an economic boost for the area.
“Everyone’s out enjoying the beach, enjoying the area. I think the PGA has brought in a lot of business as well as the veteran’s parade” Manager at Shu’s restaurant Chelsy Walmer said.
Businesses that ABC57 spoke to said they do most of their business starting this weekend through the end of the summer.
“It increases a lot, it pretty much doubles as far as in this area depending on the weather” Walmer said.
Everyone ABC57 spoke to said they’re excited about the increase in business but they always keep in mind what the holiday is about.