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, June 17th 2021

12:00pm
Drop-in shopping - Thursday, 6/17

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

Friday, June 18th 2021

12:00pm
Drop-in shopping - Friday, 6/18

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, June 19th 2021

9:30am
Drop-in shopping - Saturday, 6/19

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, June 27th 2021

1:00pm
Dance Team Workshop

Please join Aliya Kosten for a special Dance Team Workshop on Sunday, June 27th from 1-4pm! Aliya is one of Ballet Kalamazoo's amazing instructors, an incredible dancer, choreographer and contemporary…

Ballet Kalamazoo
354 S Kalamazoo Mall, 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
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