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

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!

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.

Canceled

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

February 5-7, 2021

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.

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.

Sandy and Dave Miller love the State of Michigan and have made a commitment to spend their time and effort here to produce world class wines for all to enjoy. Dave grew up in and around South Bend, Indiana where he learned to love the great outdoors and the natural world that surrounds us.

The Bocock’s and extended family have been in the blueberry business for over 35 years and are dedicated to growing healthy families, and making memories worth repeating. Bumbleberry Acres is family owned and located near the shores of Lake Michigan, in beautiful South Haven.

Curious Kids’ Museum hosts over 100 hands-on exhibits for ages 1 to about 10 years old. Enjoy a wide variety of Discovery Fun in the Awesome Apple Orchard, the Vet Clinic, the face painting area and in Musicology. Navigate the Great Lakes ship, be an electron to make electricity, pull a bubble around you and much more.

The Kalamazoo River Valley Trail is free to use and has a paved-asphalt surface that is 12-feet wide. It's a multi-purpose trail for non-motorized transportation and recreation. Once complete, the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail will encompass 35 miles of trail throughout Kalamazoo County.

Pronking Acres Alpaca Farm is a small huacaya alpaca farm in southwest Michigan. We are choosing alpacas based on getting the finest fiber available! By choosing with a discriminating eye, you know that the alpacas you see here and the products we sell are only the best!

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