269 Cool Things to Do in Area Code 269™

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Downtown Brewery Walking Tour

Stops at 3 featured breweries – with samples or pint at each stop!


Discover Kalamazoo's Museums & Attractions!

Kalamazoo’s museums and area attractions embrace nature, history, education and art to ignite your imagination


Tree Lighting Ceremony - Nov. 24

Santa will all be on hand to read ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. The trees are then lit, kicking off another great holiday season for the City of Kalamazoo!


9 Best Places For Nightlife Downtown Kalamazoo, MI

You knew Kalamazoo was home to the best craft beer in the country, but in addition to great beer, there&… Read More

10 Photos That Will Get You Excited For Snow In Kalamazoo, MI

The holidays are just around the corner, and the forecast calling for snowfall is too! Whether you wel… Read More

6 Local Shops Where You’ll Find Kalamazoo-centric Products

Kalamazoo has an abundance of local products stocking the shelves of shops throughout… Read More


So Hard To Leave.

Kalamazoo offers so much more than a memorable name. We effortlessly blend energy and innovation with friendliness and a humble attitude. Located in Southwest Michigan, about two hours from Chicago, Kalamazoo features a vibrant and progressive downtown that sets the stage for quality dining, eclectic shops and galleries, and live entertainment. Plus, you’re never far from lakes and outdoor recreation, festivals, and world-class attractions.

Experience the place with a big city mindset and a small town heart. Once you make the trip, you’ll be back for more. We promise.

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