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What: Kalamazoo Block Parties is a series of events that are designed to connect Community Police Officers with youth in the neighborhood. The events last from 2 - 4 p.m., with the exception of the Halloween event on October 31.
This is the biggest single event in downtown Kalamazoo and it's a tradition. Hosted the Saturday before Thanksgiving, this event needs volunteers to carry balloons, manage the staging areas, collect food donations, and distribute information.
Where: Traditional parade route
When: November 20, 2021 Shifts start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m.
What: KalamaTopia is a makers-mart outdoor cold-air shopping event that kicks off the holiday season. The event is supported with a beverage tent, DJ music (perfect in the dark), and fun games that people like to play outdoors.
Where: 100 N. Kalamazoo Mall | Michigan Ave. to Water St.
When: Friday, November 5th from 5 - 8:00 p.m. (shifts start at 3 p.m. and end at 9 p.m.)
New Year's Fest
What: New Year’s Fest is an all-ages showcase of performing arts that takes place on New Year's Eve in Downtown Kalamazoo. There will be a ball drop & fireworks at midnight in Bronson Park.
2021 Event Date: Friday, December 31st from 5:30 - 12 a.m.
Where: Downtown Kalamazoo and Bronson Park - shifts start at 3 p.m. and end at 1 a.m.