Downtown Kalamazoo Photo courtesy of The Entertainment District
West Main Hill, Kalamazoo Photo courtesy of Brian Wolfe
Asylum Lake Preserve, Kalamazoo Photo courtesy of Brian Wolfe
Downtown Kalamazoo Photo courtesy of Bill Dolak
Downtown Kalamazoo Photo courtesy of Oliver Krings

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.

  • Give a Craft™ Beer Trail Home page headline image

    What is the Give A Craft Beer Trail?
    Give a Craft™ beer trail is a fun way to experience Kalamazoo’s beer scene. Pick up a passport at participating breweries or at Discover Kalamazoo and begin your adventure!

    Visit each of the participating breweries and collect a unique stamp. Once your Give A Craft™ passport is completed and stamped from each of the participating breweries, return it to Discover Kalamazoo to receive free Give A Craft™ swag.
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  • Find Your Biking Nirvana Home page headline image

    From challenging single tracks, to easy family rides. Whether you're in training, or training to finish the beer/bike trail. You'll find two-wheeled bliss here. More >

  • The Official Kick-Off to Summer! Home page headline image

    June Jubilee is the official kick-off to summer in Kalamazoo! This weekend features over a dozen different events held in the downtown area. Take a trip to Greece without ever leaving Kalamazoo at the 39th Annual Greek Festival, browse juried art work from over 200 artists at the Arts Fair, enjoy a Concert in the Park, take in the sights and sounds of the Kalamazoo Do-Dah Parade and Art on the Mall. This is one weekend you don't want to miss! More >