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Plan Your Spring Getaway

Spring in Kalamazoo means more sunshine, warmer weather, and a chance to refresh and recharge outdoors with friends and family.

As seen on John McGivern’s Main Streets!

Seasonal Trip Ideas

Kalamazoo's events and attractions are a little unexpected and always inspiring like the city itself. Read on for our favorite things to do, see and experience in Kalamazoo this spring, then check out our events calendar to help you plan your trip.

May 20-21, 2022

The Stulberg International String Competition is one of the longest-standing string competitions in the United States for young musicians under the age of 20.

Events planned for June 3-4, 2022

Do-Dah Parade started in 1984 as a way for companies and organizations to provide unique entertainment through a parody. 

This outdoor soft-juried show features everything from jewelry to pottery and sculptures to garden art, as well as art demonstrations and live entertainment. Learn more about Art On The Mall.

The 71st Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair returns to kick off the summer in Bronson Park! You’ll find jewelry, photography, sculpture, painting, ceramics, glass, fiber, leather, wood, and more all handcrafted by over 125 jury-selected fine artists from across Michigan and the country.

The 15th Annual Kalamazoo PRIDE will take place June 3-4, 2022, at the Arcadia Creek Festival site, with entertainment ranging from local to national artists. The theme for this year will be #AlwaysProud.

Founder of The Roché Collection, Nicole Triplett opened Twine Urban Winery in the Washington Square neighborhood of Kalamazoo in spring 2021. Nicole is by all well known accounts the first Black Female Licensed Wine maker in Michigan!

We’re all about trails here in Kalamazoo, but not everyone is the outdoorsy type, ya know? One type of trail that undeniably everyone can rally behind is a taco trail, and Kalamazoo has no shortage of amazing places for tacos.

Here are just a few tips and super easy suggestions that you can implement today to make sure your time spent in Kalamazoo is a bit gentler on the environment.

It couldn’t be easier to enjoy a safe weekend getaway in Kalamazoo! Discover unbelievable deals that come with everything you need to enjoy a trip to Kalamazoo, including overnight accommodations, free hotel parking and more.

Kalamazoo County's Official Travel Guide is the place to find insider tips, local favorites and info on what’s happening during your next visit. View the guide for the latest trends in culinary, culture, attractions and more.