Room Specials, Packages, and Events

February 2017 Chef Series Dinners

The Kirby will be closed for the season, but if you are missing it, come on out and enjoy a delicious 5-course menu by Chef Mindy Trafman, the first of a 4 guest chef series at Borrowed Time.  $65 pp:  2 seatings.  Reserve now at 269-455-5256.

March 2017: Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour Resumes

Join us for a Belated Mardi Gras Happy Hour on Thursday, March 30 from 5-8pm.  We will be opening our season with dazzling Sazaracs and N’awlin’s Jambalaya, and of course, beads.  Looking forward to a great Thirsty Thursday season.

April 2017:  Kirby Guest Loyalty Room Package

If you have been a Kirby hotel customer before, book a Deluxe Room during the month of April and receive a second night on the house. A gourmet breakfast is included both days.


April 2017:  After 5 Networking   

Join us on Tuesday, April 11 at 5pm for loads of fun with the Fennville Great Chamber of Commerce.  Delicious hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

April Showers Weeknight Package

Book a Deluxe Room for 2 weeknights (Mon-Thurs) in April and receive a complimentary Spring Dinner at J. Paul’s Wine Bar and Restaurant. Take advantage of our off-season rates.

April  2017:  Earth Day at J.Paul’s

Enjoy our fresh ramps pasta at J. Paul’s.  These are only available for 2 weeks so get it while it lasts and pair it with our garden herb cocktail. April 22.

May 2017:  Somms and Sliders at J. Paul’s: Part 1

Pair 6 Wines with 6 sliders at J. Paul’s First Somms and Sliders event on Wednesday, May 3rd.  Come for a casual and fun dinner at 6:30pm.

May 2017:  Mother’s Day Brunch

Make your reservation for our annual Mother’s Day Brunch.  Local photographer Kym Heiser will be taking complimentary photos of your group for your mom.  Don’t miss the fun. $40 adults/$20 children 10 and under. (We will have some special kid-friendy food options as well.)

May 2017: Mother’s Day Weekend Package:  

Book a Deluxe Room on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 and receive Sunday Mother’s Day Brunch for 2 on us.  Call about our Mother’s Day Bonus package.  269-857-5472. Show your mom how much she means to you.  We will.

May 2017:  Tulip Festival 

Don’t miss Holland’s Tulip Festival from May 6-14.  Stay close to Holland, yet far from the crowds in relaxing Douglas, MI.   Create your own Tulip Time Dinner Package with the chef at J. Paul’s.

May 2017:  Memorial Day Room Package

Book a Deluxe Room on Friday, May 26, Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 and Monday, and Memorial Day is on us! Call Mindy now at 269-857-5472.

May 2017:  Live Music with Connie and Dave D. 

Join us for dinner, cocktails, and live music with Connie and Dave on the deck. You don’t want to miss these 2.  Saturday, May 27 from 6-9 pm.

June 2017:  Jim Petzing Book Reading and Signing            

June 2 at 6:30pm.  Come here Jim read passages from his new book, From Feeding Tubes to the Final Table.  Join us for Appetizers, Cocktails, Good Company, and an inspiring evening.

June 2017: Art, Beer and Food Fest + 5K Run in Douglas

Come out for this exciting weekend.  Book a Deluxe Room on Friday, June 16, Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18 and we will give you tickets to the fest on Sunday. Don’t miss out.  If you are a runner participating in the 5K, get 20% off your stay at The Kirby.  Must book with Mindy in May and mention promoRUN.  The Kirby will have a booth at the beerfest.

June 2017:  Restaurant Week 

Join J. Paul’s @ The Kirby along with several other neighborhood restaurant friends in Saugatuck, Douglas, and Fennville for Restaurant Week.  Try our  $30, 3-course menu at The Kirby and discover Michigan’s homegrown.  More details to follow. June 19-23.

June 2017:  Somms + Sliders: Part 2 with a special guest

Join us on the deck on Friday, June 30 at 6:30 pm for a casual and fun wine pairing. 6 Sliders/6 Wines + a few surprises. $40 pp plus tax + gratuity. Special Guest:  Somm Art Lanciers.

July 2017:  Live Music: On Deck, with singer, John Vincent

Join us at 7pm on July 2 for a night with John Vincent. You may know him from House of Blues, Ditka’s or from singing the National Anthem at Wrigley Field (Did I mention World Series?).

July 2017:  Live Music:  On Deck with WoodSong

Join us for dinner, cocktails, and music by WondSong (Sweet Lou) from 8-10pm on Friday, July 21.

July 2017:  Saugatuck’s Venetian Festival Weekend:  

Book a room now for the Venetian Festival…parades, fireworks, boat race, music, and loads of fun.

August 2017:  International Beer Day 

Saturday, August 5th is the day we all live for.  It’s international beer day and that’s exactly what we will be celebrating.  Craft Beer Happy Hour on the deck. 5pm-7pm.  Great dinner specials and open mic. Bells, Shorts, Founders, SBC, and Oddside Ale specials all weekend.

August 2017:  Live Music on Deck with Julianne Howe-Bowens.  Friday, August 11 from 8pm-10pm.  Come for cocktails and dinner, and a great voice.

August 2017: White Party West Shore Aware

If you are attending the White Party, book a room at The Kirby on August 19 and 20 and receive 20% off your 2 nights stay.  We all love a touch of citrine. Mention this promo when booking to receive offer promoWSA.

August 2017:  Savor the Coast

Taste of Saugatuck-Douglas under the sun, on Sunday, August 27 from 12pm-6pm presented by the CVB. Taste everything delicious under the sun. Just maybe…we will have our delicious crab cakes and first prize creme brulee back.

September 2017: Brunch and Theater in Chicago Trip

Noon Brunch at The Kirby and then hop on the cocktail bus to Chicago to see The Civility of Albert Cashier, a play by Jay Paul Deratany that you will not forget.  $50 includes brunch, theater tickets, and round trip. We will run a tab for you on the bus! Don’t miss this important play….  Sunday, September 17

September 2017: Art Prize Special

Book a reservation in a Deluxe Room for 3 nights during Grand Rapid’s Art Prize, the largest art competition in the world and enjoy a complimentary and beautiful Art Prize Tasting Dinner at J. Paul’s.  Book your dinner with Mindy.

October 2017:  Oktoberfest Happy Hour + weekend specials

Beer, brats, pretzels + cheese sauce, get your leidenhausen on and join us for live music on the deck to celebrate German style. Did we mention beer specials?

October 2017: Arts and Eats Color Tour

Stop by for a bite on the Arts and Eats Tour the weekend of October 20-22.  Book 3 nights and receive a 20% discount on your hotel stay.  J. Paul’s will feature local lamb with tomato-basil couscous, local veggie, hen egg brulee, and of couse our Michigan Cider Moscow Mule cocktails.  Wine prizes!

October 2017: Halloween Pre-Parade Dinner and Live Music with Joe Stevens

Make your reservation now for our Spooky Halloween PreParade Dinner. $44 pp plus tax, gratuity, and beverage includes a 3-course meal and 1 ghoulish beverage.  Make your reservation early.  We sell out quickly. We are minutes away from the parade. Live music with Coyote Joe Stevens from 8-10pm.

November 2017: 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet

Our buffet was so popular last year, we will do it again and even better this year. Turkey and all the trimmings… Menu soon to come. $40 adults/$25 children under 10. Reservations are required.

November 2017:  Cooking and Wine Class

Follow our FB for the rescheduling of the Spanish Tapas 101 Cooking and Wine Class.

November 2017:  Small Business Saturday: sommelier wine and cheese tips

Come into J. Paul’s and refuel for all your holiday shopping.  Our sommelier will be giving cheese and wine pairing tips for your holiday party.  Sample some cheese and pair with J Paul’s special AMX SBS wine flights.

November 2017: eatdrinksdf presents SINGAPORE SPEAKEASY

… a fundraiser for the high schools of Douglas and Fennville.  Join us at the SCA for a night of food and cocktail pairings, jazz music, dancing, and a burlesque show.

December 2017:  COOL YULE

Join The Kirby, The Rosemont Inn, and The Sherwood Forest for a spectacular weekend of great food + theater.  Appetizers at the Sherwood, Holiday Dinner at The Kirby and desserts at The Rosemont, tickets to see A Christmas Carol, and even breakfast in the morning. Give the gift of EXPERIENCE, not stuff !  269.857-5472

December 2017: New Year’s Eve Dinner:  

Ring in the New Year at J. Paul’s with a special, 5-course dinner. $75/$70 pp plus tax, gratuity, and beverage.  Celebrate in style.  2 seatings 6pm and 8:30pm.

December 2017: NYE Hotel Package

Celebrate the year at the Kirby in style. Book Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and receive a $70 dining credit for NYE weekend. You can’t beat that.  We will even throw in a special NY surprise in the room.

January 2018:  Art, Food, and Wine Pairing Dinner with local artist, Steve McMillen + The Palette Art Gallery.

Terre, Air, Y Eau my! a 5-course wine dinner for $65 plus tax and gratuity.  Crab Cakes, Lobster Chowder, Heirloom Beets, Roasted Duck, and Dessert paired with 5 wines.  This is our last event of the season and then we are closing up for winter vacation. Anyone who wants to stay over at the hotel will receive a 20% lodging discount that night.




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