Welcome to Kalamazoo Michigan. A community that effortlessly combines energy and innovation with friendliness and an easy-going attitude. Located in Southwest Michigan, about 2 hours from Chicago, Kalamazoo is home to the nationally recognized Western Michigan University, several colleges and a variety of cultural institutions.
A vibrant Art Deco downtown sets the stage for quality dining, unique shops and galleries, and live entertainment. In Kalamazoo, you're never far from lakes and other outdoor recreation, festivals and world-class attractions.
Come experience the big city benefits and small town feel that make Kalamazoo so appealing. After just one visit, you'll be back. We promise.