Region 3 -Kalamazoo Area

Region 3 -Kalamazoo Area

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

Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 26, 2016 is The City of Kalamazoo’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will again be held at Bronson Park, the heart of Kalamazoo.

Holly Jolly Trolley

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

Echo Valley Winter Sports Park

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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 and a groomed 43,000 sq ft outdoor ice skating rink. The warming lodge offers a fireplace, snack bar and viewing platform. Tubes and toboggans are free with admission.

Echo Valley
8495 East H Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Swiss Valley

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Snow Phone: 269-244-8016

Swiss Valley Ski Area
13421 Mann Street
Jones, MI 49061

Walk of Trees

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.

Mistletoe Market

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.

Light up the Bluff

The Community Tree Lighting ceremony always takes place on the first Friday of December; this year, December 2, 2016. The St. Joseph High School Choir begins Christmas carols near the tree located at the corner of Broad and Lake Boulevard at 6 p.m. with the ceremony taking place at 6:30 p.m.

Annual Reindog Holiday Parade

Saturday 3rd of December 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

St. Joseph, MI

Timber Ridge

Phone Number: 
269 694-9158

Challenging enlarged Terrain Park which features a quarter-pipe and more terrain for skiers and boarders this season. 15 trails that cascade over beautifully wooded hills. Pumpkin Park for riders to learn new skills and work on new tricks. Five chairlifts, five surface tows, snowmaking, night skiing and snow tubing.

07500 23 1/2 Street
Gobles, MI 49055

Kalamazoo Holiday Parade

Phone Number: 
(269) 344-0795

Kalamazoo Holiday Parade is on November 12, 2016 and 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.