Great Winter Adventure & Downtown Chili Cook-off
Downtown Kalamazoo becomes a winter wonderland as artists turn ice into amazing sculptures also also features chili tasting and other events.
Snow Cross Conquest
Snowboarders and downhill skiers compete for awards and prizes as they conquer the slopes.
Winter Fest Fun
A day full of crazy winter games, including the cardboard classic, dummy downhill, drag race and more.
Living History Show
The largest, nationally recognized, juried show in the Midwest devoted to Pre-1890 original or reproduction living history supplies & related crafts.
Maple Sugar Festival
Enjoy the sweetest festival around and learn how to make homemade maple syrup at the Kalamazoo Nature Center.
Detroit St. Patrick's Parade
JThe United Irish Societies (UIS) is made up of Irish Organizations across the Detroit Metro area, whose mission is to fundraise and stage the Detroit St. Patrick's Parade.
Gilmore International Keyboard Festival
Musicians have included Van Cliburn, Harry Connick Jr., Chick Corea, Diana Krall, Peter Cincotti, Peter Nero, Alfred Brendel and Michael Feinstein.
International Congress on Medieval Studies
Scholars from around the world come to Kalamazoo for an intellectual exchange on medieval research and topics, such as "Relics, Swords and the Stories They Tell.
Kalamazoo Animation Festival International
A biennial (odd years) event bringing the best of the world's animation and artist's together for competition, seminars, retrospectives and screenings.
Kalamazoo Greek Festival (Dionysos Greek Fest)
Celebration of Greek heritage and culture with Greek foods and spirits.
Annual Art Fair
Held in Bronson Park, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts' annual juried Art Fair attracts 50,000 attendees and 200 artists from around the country.
Local and national musicians perform at Blues Fest, which earned an honorable mention in "Blues for Dummies" as one of the top festivals to watch.
Kindleberger Summer Festival
From an art & crafts fair to a car show, 5K run/walk, a city-street dance, symphony music to a children's petting zoo and much more.
Taste of Kalamazoo
Eat, drink and be merry as local restaurants, breweries and wineries serve up their finest.
New Orleans Festival
Great entertainment and Cajun recipes tempt your taste buds. Located at the Celery Flats Historical Area Events in Portage.
You be the judge as national and local rib vendors compete in rib and sauce cook-offs. These ribs will set mouths on fire, but great beers from local brewers cool them down.
The Family Festival is an activity packed festival held at the Celery Flats Historical area, Portage. Come enjoy a day filled with excitement.
Kalamazoo County Fair
The Kalamazoo County Fair is an annual fair that promotes local agriculture & creates a positive experience for families attending through exhibits, rides, family activities, entertainment & much more.
Kalamazoo Scottish Festival
You don't have to be Scottish to enjoy the kilt-swishing, caber-tossing, border-collie barking and bag piping fun.
Michigan Wine & Harvest Festival
Sample wines from local vineyards and far beyond, enjoy live entertainment and join the grape stomping.
Street Rod Nationals North
More than 3,400 pre-1949 street rods from all over North Central America and farther attend this super automotive extravaganza at the Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds.
Kalamazoo Holiday Parade
Beautiful floats, marching bands and even Santa Claus will wind through downtown Kalamazoo, with elves passing out candy and prizes along the parade route.
Festival of Trees
Celebrate the holidays and browse through the decorated trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses, and shop in the Festival Gift Shop.
Michigan Festival of Sacred Music
A biennial (odd years) event with religious entertainment from around the world performing at various churches and other unique venues throughout Kalamazoo.
New Year's Fest
New Year's Eve celebration featuring dozens of entertainment acts in venues throughout downtown Kalamazoo with fireworks at midnight in Bronson Park.
James Turner, Music Director and Conductor, is also Associate Professor of Music and Director of Vocal and Choral Activities a Kalamazoo College, where he conducts the 60-member College Singers and the select Chamber Singers.
Kalamazoo Animation Festival International
KAFI 2007 will be the biggest yet. We've welcomed animators and industry veterans from such companies as Pixar, Disney, Nickelodeon, Hanna Barbera, Electronic Arts, Cartoon Network, Adobe, Dreamworks, Animation World Network, PBSKids, and Alias.
Kalamazoo Scottish Festival Association
The Kalamazoo Scottish Festival Association also known as "KSFA" was founded in 1992 by a group of local Scottish heritage enthusiast with a will to preserve the festivities of the culture for the enjoyment of all people.
Michigan Youth Arts Festival
More than 60,000 students across the state are involved in the adjudication process that results in over 900 being invited to participate in the annual three-day event, held in May.
Enjoy the Caribbean style and join 10,000 reggae fans for an eclectic mix of acts such as Toots and Maytals, Eek-A-Mouse and Kanda Bongo Man.