February 1-3, 2019
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jollay Orchards is a unique entertainment experience -- blending a working Orchard with Family Activities. With manicured U-pick Orchards and many activities to fill a day, your family will be delighted to play, learn and enjoy the season.
The Coloma Glad-Peach Festival is an annual celebration of the gladiolus flowers and peaches, which are both grown locally. The festival is held the first weekend in August, and provides three days of family friendly fun for all ages.