2023 Dates: TBA
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.
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2021 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership is thrilled to announce the Downtown Kalamazoo SkeleTour - a month-long celebration during October in downtown Kalamazoo. Downtown streets are adorned with skeletons representing great local businesses. From creepy and scary to funny and silly, there's a skeleton for every taste!
Apple barn and bakery will open in late August. More Fall Fun begins in September with the opening of our Petting Farm, Apple Orchard, Pumpkin Patch, Wagon Rides, Corn Maze and all of the family activities in Pumpkin Lane. Check website for exact dates and hours of operation
Saturday, Nov 18, 2023 at 11 AM
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.
A packed gravel loop trail leads from the parking area to a viewing platform with breath-taking views of the marsh below. From that loop, a narrow dirt trail leads visitors down a slope and over a wooden bridge to a boardwalk through a large wetland.
If you find yourself craving a sugary delight at all odd hours of the day and night, Sweetwater's Donut Mill is the place for you to go. This family owned and run business has been booming for over 30 years and has steadily become known as one of the best donut stops in America.
2022 Dates: TBA
It’s SANTA…and he’s at the farm! Visit with the real Santa Claus at Gull Meadow Farms this December. We’ve created a beautiful display of Christmas decor as you wait in line to see Santa. Pre-purchase your date/time to see Santa this year to help us keep guests spaced out and the wait for Santa much quicker.
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You are not going to want to miss Gull Meadow Farms “Walk through the Lights” experience. They transformed greenhouses into a beautiful walk-through Christmas experience each with a different theme.
A quiet family campground in a rural setting. The campground is nestled under beautiful mature oak trees on Thrall Lake. Many campers enjoy fishing from the lake shore and the fishing pond. If you are looking for relaxation, nature or entertainment with family and friends, this is the place to be!
Don't miss the NEXT BIG, HUGE CRAFT SHOW on September 24th at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center featuring crafters, artists and vendors from across the Midwest! Always free admission. Grab your friends and enjoy a day shopping one of a kind works from stained glass to re-purposed furniture and home decor.
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.
August 8 - 12, 2023
The Kalamazoo Youth Fair in Kalamazoo,Michigan!
The Kalamazoo County Fair is dedicated to providing an affordable family event full of fun and educational experiences for you and your family! We are busy planning the fair which will include:
Opening Day: October 7, 2023
Psycho Ward Haunted House is high-intensity, not recommended for the faint of heart or those under 12 years old. What disturbing twist on Floyd’s unique form of dismemberment and bloodletting does he have in store for you this year? The Nightmares Attraction will dissect your psyche and spread it like fertilizer across the speedway grounds.
Husted's Farm is family owned and operated for over 45 years by Glenn and Scott Husted. We specialize in fruits and vegetables grown in southwest Michigan from June until November. Our excellent staff is able to create culinary delights from the freshest fruits and vegetables Michigan has to offer.