Enjoy the Christmas Holiday Season in the Kalamazoo Region

Michigan Life's Region 3 Kalamazoo Area is the Getaway to Michigan including Berrien County, Cass County, Kalamazoo County, St Joseph County, and VanBuren County Michigan.

Christmas in Region 3 Kalamazoo Area of Michigan

The holidays are the perfect time of the year to travel around our beautiful state and enjoy the Holiday Light Displays, Exciting Christmas Parades, magical Holiday Shows and Events, and of course it is the time when we all gather in the local Christmas Tree Farms to pick out the perfect Christmas Tree, enjoy hot chocolate and apple cider while taking a horse drawn sleigh-ride through the woods of Michigan. Enjoy Life, Christmas Life, with Michigan Life!

Christmas in Region 3 Kalamazoo Michigan

Friday November 22, 2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for our Annual Luminary Festival! Stroll through the beautiful candlelit streets as 1,000 luminaries light your way as you shop in downtown St. Joseph.

Springhope Farm is a southwest Michigan orchard featuring apples, sweet cherries and peaches. So if you are looking for U-picked or ready picked apples, sweet cherries or peaches we are your connection in the country. Please check the Up-Date page for U-pick availability.

February 2, 2020

The cool streets of South Haven will be blazing during the HOTTEST winter festival around!

January 31 - February 2, 2020

Ice Competitions - Friday & Saturday
Watch carvers magically turn frozen blocks into works of art! Friday evening the Professional Individual Competition will run from 5:30pm-7:30pm along Pleasant Street. On Saturday, the Professional Team Competition will run from 8am-4pm along State Street.

Thursday-Sunday Nov. 28 - Dec. 24

Downtown Kalamazoo has a long tradition of creating the best holiday memories with Santa. Thursdays through Sundays between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 8000 parents and children come through from 76 zip codes to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, write wish lists to Santa, decorate cookies, and receive a FREE book to take home.

Sat. December 05, 2020 | 3:00pm

Come on down to St. Joseph, Michigan, for a fantastic way to kick off the holiday season. The annual Reindog Holiday Parade features dressed up pets and their owners in a variety of holiday garb. Be prepared to see all kinds of costumes from “Santa Bernards” to “Reindeer Rotweilers” - this is definitely a must-see event.

Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 8, 2021

Drive through our calm and colorful campus full of holiday lights. Stay safe and warm in your cars, pack a thermos of hot cocoa, indulge in some candy canes, turn on some holiday music, and look out your windows to experience a dazzling electrical extravaganza.

Canceled for 2020

Kalamazoo Holiday Parade is full of beautiful floats, marching bands and even Santa Clause will wind through downtown Kalamazoo. The parade is a yearly tradition. Organizations, businesses, schools and colleges participate by hosting holiday community floats, marching bands, clowns, and other entertainment.

The Community Tree Lighting ceremony always takes place on the first Friday of December. The St. Joseph High School Choir begins Christmas carols near the tree located at the corner of Broad and Lake Boulevard, St Joseph Michigan at 6 p.m. with the ceremony taking place at 6:30 p.m.

The Mistletoe Market Christmas Boutique is an annual fundraiser featuring Holiday Fine Art & Crafts held by the South Haven Center for the Arts. Local artists display their jewelry, paintings, photography & more. This is an excellent way to begin your holiday shopping! A portion will benefit the art Center.

Bundle up the family and come stroll through the Kellogg Park Walk of Trees. See 75 trees, each decorated by a local family, club or business.

It’s free, it’s fun and it’s healthy! Trees are lit 24 hours from the Saturday after Thanksgiving through Christmas. Where: Kellogg Park Downtown Plymouth. Make it a new family tradition.

Echo Valley Kalamazoo's Premier Winter Sports Park where you race 60 mph down one of eight ¼ mile long tracks on ultra-fast toboggans. Enjoy the 500-foot tubing hill. The warming lodge offers a fireplace, snack bar and viewing platform. Tubes and toboggans are free with admission. Ice skate rentals are available.

Not running in 2020

The Holly Jolly Trolley travels around downtown Kalamazoo to provide people with easy access to parking lots, stores, restaurants, and more. Bring your friends and family and ride in the heated comfort of an old-style trolley. The ride is free! View the Holly Jolly Trolley route

Nov. 14, 2020

The City of Kalamazoo’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will again be held at Bronson Park, the heart of Kalamazoo. The Mayor, City Commissioners, City Manager and Santa will all be on hand to read ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’, light Kalamazoo’s Christmas trees, and kickoff what is sure to be another great holiday season!

At McIntosh Orchards our family strives to provide your family with an enjoyable family outing, where you can build your annual traditions. Weather it is with our fresh apple cider from our own mill, or hand picking the fruits for your pies from our orchard.

Stop in to the Public House to taste 5 vintages of our Dry Riesling throughout the month of April. Cost is $25 and includes a pairing of meats & cheeses. The wines will be available for sale in limited quantities.

The Tabor Hill Difference ... Lake Michigan Shore’s Wine Country is one of the finest wine-producing areas in the world. The climate and site, like those of France and Germany, are perfect, with cool temperate breezes, sandy clay soil and one of the highest vineyard sites in the Midwest.

Don and Eleanor Iott, both retired educators, own and operate Nottawa Fruit Farm. Although "Farming" in the Nottawa area can be traced back several generations on Eleanor's side, the retail business was begun with the planting of one-half acre of strawberries and then selling them from a card table in their front yard.

Welcome to Warner Vineyards
Nestled along the Lake Michigan Shore appellation, and founded in 1938,
Warner Vineyards is one of Michigan’s oldest wineries. Our wines have
been served at the White House and 2 Super Bowls. As the 3rd generation
of Warners’, we look forward to welcoming you to one of our tasting rooms

Peaches and Apples including Honeycrisp apples availbale for u-pick

Big Dan's farm is located at Hartford, Michigan in the Southwestern corner of the state. Hartford is located along Interstate Highway I-94, roughly halfway between the cities of St. Joseph and Kalamazoo.

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