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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Welcome to Harvest Moon Acres Corn Maze & Fun Park. We are southwestern Michigan's place for outdoor family fall fun! A variety of attractions including a 5-acre Corn Maze, Fun Zone, Farm Animals, hayrides, and more awaits you. Check website for dates and hours.
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
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!
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 26th to November 1st, 2020
Family Fun down on the Farm. Giant Corn Maze. Outdoor Adventures. Group Activities.
Welcome to Harvest Moon Acres Corn Maze & Fun Park. We are southwestern Michigan's place for outdoor family fall fun! A variety of attractions including a 5-acre Corn Maze, Fun Zone, Petting Zoo, hayrides, and more awaits you.
Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch Located in Edwardsburg, Michigan
We enjoy seeing all our old friends along with making new ones. If you are looking for fun, family entertainment in Cass County, Michigan, make plans to visit Amazing Acres Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch.
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.
July - September
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.