From the Holly Jolly Trolley to Sidewalk Sales, there are literally hundreds of ways to entertain yourself, family and friends in downtown Kalamazoo. Special events provide an opportunity for community collaboration and celebration. Through Downtown Kalamazoo Assocation Charities (DKAC) and the Communication & Events Committee's Special Events Group, numerous events take place throughout the year.


Downtown events can be explored on our calendar below.  For events held at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place (ACFP), check out the 2015 ACFP Event Schedule.

Downlodable  2015 downtown events calendar, including contact information for all events!



Mark your calendars for the the following 2015 events in Downtown Kalamazoo.

Downtown Kalamazoo Incorporated in conjunction with Downtown Kalamazoo Association Charities, will hold the following events:

Do Dah Parade, June 6
Mixer on the Mall, every Wednesday on the Kalamazoo Mall, June 17-August 21
Summer Sidewalk Sales, July 23-25
Click Downtown (for WMU and Kalamazoo College freshman) September 4
Holiday Parade, November 14
Holly Jolly Trolley, November 27-December 31