Holly Jolly Trolley 2017

The Holly Jolly Trolley has provided over 90,000 rides in Downtown Kalamazoo in the last 13 years.  Now an expected holiday tradition, the Trolley has grown to be a destination experience for all! FREE admission! The Trolley will operate:  November 24 - December 31, Thursdays and Fridays 5p - 10p, Saturdays 11a - 10p, Sundays Noon - 4p. Special hours: Tree Lighting November 24 5p - 10p and New Year's Eve December 31 8p - 1 a. Trolley Map and details.    A special thank you to our Holley Jolly Trolley sponsors:  Presenting Sponsor, Fastsigns; supporting sponsors, The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, Mercantile Bank, BDO, ABM (Central City Parking), Two Men & A Truck, KZoo Kids , Greenstreet Marketing, Harding's Markets, and Irving S. Gilmore Foundation

Santa's Workshop 2017

     Santa's Workshop, presented by The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, will be open Thursdays through Sundays, beginning Saturday, November 25th.   Remember the excitement of visiting Santa as a child? The magic of Santa’s workshop, the anticipation of sitting on his lap and telling him everything you want on your very long list…perhaps you shed a few nervous tears!....and the letters written to Santa, the decorations, the music?  Downtown Kalamazoo has a long tradition of making the best holiday memories with Santa and this year is no exception!

     Plan to  visit with Santa this holiday season, now located at The Epic Center. The Epic Center will transform the second level atrium into a magical trip up North to see Santa.  Santa and Mrs. Claus will be ready to visit with your family (you know…we have the BEST Santa and Mrs. Claus in West Michigan!), the kids can write letters to Santa, make a treat and best of all make a  forever memory with family and friends. 

    Santa Visiting hours will be:  November 25 - December 24, Thursdays & Fridays 4p-8p, Saturdays 10a - 6p, and Sundays Noon - 4p.  Cookie decorating on Saturdays 11a - 2p.  The first 1,000 children that visit Santa will recieve a FREE book! 


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