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Pop-Up Block Parties

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.

2021 Event Dates TBD

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Do-Dah Parade

FB: @DoDahKzoo


What: This parade is a way for companies and organizations to provide unique entertainment through a parody. The parade has been part of the Kalamazoo landscape for 35 years. It's a tradition and it is the funniest parade.

2021 Theme: TBD

Where: TBD

When: June 5th, 2021 11am-12pm


FB: @Kalamatopia


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 12th from 5 - 8:30 p.m. (last call on beverages)






New Year's Fest

FB: @NewYearsFest


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.

2020 Event Date: Friday, December 31st from 5:30 - 12 a.m.

Where: Downtown Kalamazoo.