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.

Saturday, May 15th 2021

6:00pm
The Beauty and the Beast

You are invited to our next Fairytale Ballet! We are excited to announce that in celebration of our 5th Season of Ballet Kalamazoo that we will be creating an original ballet…

Ballet Kalamazoo
2107 N. 26th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Event Series

Sunday, May 16th 2021

2:00pm
The Beauty and the Beast

You are invited to our next Fairytale Ballet! We are excited to announce that in celebration of our 5th Season of Ballet Kalamazoo that we will be creating an original ballet…

Ballet Kalamazoo
2107 N. 26th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Event Series
4:00pm
Avery Gagliano | Rising Stars Live Stream Event

Avery Gagliano displays her affinity for Chopin in a program that includes the composer’s Mazurkas, Op. 56. Chopin wrote more than 50 mazurkas – or dance miniatures – during his…

Gilmore International Keyboard Festival
359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 101, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4843

Thursday, May 20th 2021

All Day
Roof Sit 2021

Community Healing Centers’ 23rd annual Roof Sit is a fundraiser for programs that support treatment for children who have been sexually or physically abused, treatment and healing for their family,…

New Year's Fest
6018 S. Westnedge, Portage, MI 49002

Friday, May 21st 2021

11:00am
In-person Shopping Appointments, Friday, 5/21/21

Our appointment schedule varies each day. Please sign up for your appointment by 8pm the night before your appointment. If you are interested in scheduling a same day appointment, please…

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

Sunday, August 8th 2021

8:00pm
Built To Spill at Bell's Eccentric Cafe (Cancelled)

Doug Martsch formed Built To Spill in 1992. His intention was to sustain a project that would involve a rotating cast of musicians to record albums and tour. The first…

Bell's Eccentric Cafe
355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007