Calhoun County

Calhoun County

Tree Lighting November 23, 2021 6 PM
Nov 26 - Dec 31, 2021 | Wed - Sun
Santa Saturdays - December 4, 11, & 18, 2021

Marshall’s Merry Mile is a spectacular light display is an annual family tradition.
At the Calhoun County Fairgrounds in Marshall. Bring the whole family to enjoy the holiday lights this Christmas. All proceeds will go to the Calhoun County Fairgrounds see website to pricing.

What a wonderful way to celebrate the season!!

Cross Country Skiing in Battle Creek Area Parks
Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and winter hiking are available in the City of Battle Creek’s park system and are great fun and fitness for winter.
For the best skiing, visit Leila Arboretum at 992 W. Michigan Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017,

In the Fall we offer a variety of special fun activities for families, scouts, church groups, birthdays - and anyone else looking for something different on a brisk fall day.

September 17-18, 2021

The Festival of the Forks has been held on the third full weekend in September since 1967 in downtown Albion, Michigan. We are a diverse people and we love to celebrate our heritage.

During this celebration, we focus on enjoying Albion with our families, friends, and everyone who comes to Albion to share in the celebrations.

The Leila Arboretum dates back to 1922 when Leila Post Montgomery, widow of cereal magnate C.W. Post, donated 72 acres of land to the city of Battle Creek that had formerly been the site of the Battle Creek Country Club. She envisioned a center for culture amid the beauty of nature.

May 1 to Oct. 1 | Open Daily from 11am-4pm.

Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary is a reptile rescue facility that is open to the public.

Calhoun County. Home to Battle Creek, Marshall and Albion. Located in Southwest Michigan, our county offers something for everyone, from cities to villages, world-renowned music to historical sites, well-groomed nature trails, to a casinos, mouth-watering food and a multitude of sporting choices.

Rockeys Campground is a clean quiet family park on a chain of 5 lakes. They take pride in offering a great campground with friendly smiles and very clean bathrooms and showers.

Enjoy the Weekends and relax by the Lakes during the day while and enjoying a relaxing fire in the evening

Sundays | Aug 1 - Sept 12, 2021

The Swingin' at the Shell annual concert series takes place in Albion's beautiful and historic Victory Park Band Shell!. This annual concert series is free and open to the public. Swingin’ at the Shell is a Caster CaresTM initiative that was created because of a passion for live music, the Albion community, and the Victory Park Bandshell.

Palmer House Inn Bed & Breakfast is located in Albion, Michigan. Walking distance of Albion College and 20 minutes from Jackson and Marshall. Available for rooms and special events.

Lighthouse Village RV Resort is a long-stay park that offers membership opportunities as well as short-term stay accommodations. The park has an outdoor basketball court, shuffleboard courts, tennis courts, and an outdoor heated pool for those guests who enjoy their time in the sunshine.

Second Saturday in August

The Calhoun County Fair is Michigan’s Oldest Continuing Running Fair. First held in 1839, the Calhoun County Fair has continued to this day as one of Michigan’s foremost agricultural attractions. It is generally held the third full week of August.

Fear The Farm – Zombie Paintball Hunt – in Battle Creek is one of the nations largest Zombie Paintball hunt covering over 1 mile of Zombie invested forrest and cornfields.

Mon. - Fri. 9am-5pm | Sat. 9am-6pm | Sun. 11am-6pm.

Binder Park Zoo is located outside of Battle Creek, Michigan, on 433 acres of natural forests and wetlands. The zoo has become one of the leading cultural attractions in the region. Binder Park Zoo was created on the model of an entrepreneurial self-supporting nonprofit organization, and is managed by a zoological society board of directors.