Kalamazoo, MI

Located in Southwest Michigan, the city of Kalamazoo offers a mixture of urban and natural environments. The city is approximately two hours from Chicago and offers dining, shops, galleries, lakes, and outdoor recreation areas. According to the 2010 census, the city has a population of 74,262. Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. It has two women’s professional sports teams: West Michigan Mayhem Women’s Tackle Football and Kalamazoo Outrage Women’s Soccer. Kalamazoo’s name is Native American, and the meaning is often disputed. Some people think it means “the mirage of reflecting river” while others believe it to be “bubbling” or “boiling water”. Top attractions in the city are Air Zoo, Kalamazoo Nature Center, Gilmore Car Museum, and Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Annual Kalamazoo events include Kalamazoo Ribfest, Kalamazoo County Fair, Kalamazoo Blues Festival, Black Arts Festival, and Restaurant Week.

Thursday, December 2nd 2021

12:00pm
Walk-in shopping & Pointe Shoe Fittings - Thursday, 12/2/21

No appointment is needed for in-person shopping today (except for pointe shoes). If you would like to fill in the information below, it is often helpful for us to prepare…

The Station: Dancewear and Studio Rental
169 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
1:00pm
Preserving Your Harvest in the Fall - Gifts for the Home Food Preserver

Make the most of your Michigan produce - join us to learn new ways to use the rest of your Michigan fresh garden and farm market produce! Let us help…

MSU Extension
Your Address, Your City, MI Your Zip Code
6:00pm
Preserving Your Harvest in the Fall - Gifts for the Home Food Preserver

Make the most of your Michigan produce - join us to learn new ways to use the rest of your Michigan fresh garden and farm market produce! Let us help…

MSU Extension
Your Address, Your City, MI Your Zip Code

Friday, December 3rd 2021

12:00pm
Walk-in shopping & Pointe Shoe Fittings - Friday, 12/3/21

No appointment is needed for in-person shopping today (except for pointe shoes). If you would like to fill in the information below, it is often helpful for us to prepare…

The Station: Dancewear and Studio Rental
169 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Saturday, December 4th 2021

9:30am
Walk-in shopping & Pointe Shoe Fittings - Saturday, 12/4/21

No appointment is needed for in-person shopping today (except for pointe shoes). If you would like to fill in the information below, it is often helpful for us to prepare…

The Station: Dancewear and Studio Rental
169 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Sunday, December 12th 2021

4:00pm
Rising Stars Series | Alexei Melnikov

Alexei Melnikov was born in Moscow, Russia and is known for the raw emotion he brings to his playing. When he was six years old, his parents brought him to…

Gilmore International Piano Festival
359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 101, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4843, Wellspring Theater

Saturday, December 18th 2021

7:00pm
The Nutcracker Kalamazoo

Make your holidays magical by strolling through Kalamazoo’s renowned Candy Cane Lane, circa 1865! Presented by Ballet Kalamazoo with Special Guest Artists James C Felton II and Luke J Cloherty. Presale tickets go…

Ballet Kalamazoo
2107 N 26th St, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Event Series

Sunday, December 19th 2021

2:00pm
The Nutcracker Kalamazoo

Make your holidays magical by strolling through Kalamazoo’s renowned Candy Cane Lane, circa 1865! Presented by Ballet Kalamazoo with Special Guest Artists James C Felton II and Luke J Cloherty. Presale tickets go…

Ballet Kalamazoo
2107 N 26th St, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Event Series
LocalHop Logo Loading Spinner