11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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March into the holiday season with the 51st annual Kalamazoo Holiday Parade on Nov. 9!
This downtown Kalamazoo event features giant balloons that grace the sky for a dazzling performance of flight. It also showcases more than 80 community organizations, businesses, bands, and clowns –all making the parade a fun-filled holiday celebration. And, as the tradition holds true, Santa is always the finale! After the parade, head downtown Kalamazoo to get a start on your holiday shopping! There is always a special event hosted after the parade for families.
For parade entries, DKA Charities accepts applications (application fee of $50) through September, as availability permits; application deadline is Oct. 4. Click here to download an application
, or call (269) 344-0795 or (269) 388-2830.
Public Media Network will televise the Kalamazoo Holiday Parade live (typically on Channel 21). The parade is presented Maple Hill Auto Group with support by WKZO – Midwest Communications and a host of other sponsors including: Discover Kalamazoo, KVCC, Meijer, WNW, MLive Media, and the City of Kalamazoo.