Under 21 or just not into the bar scene? No worries - in downtown Kalamazoo, you'll always find something to do; good food, beautiful parks, theaters, and so much more await. Get downtown and check it out!
Check out Climb Kalamazoo: Climb Kalamazoo is Southwest Michigan's premier indoor climbing gym with over 10,500 square feet of climbing surface, including a 2500 square foot lead cave. The walls are up to 30 ft. tall with lead routes up to 65 feet long. With their 32 top rope stations, lead cave, and 2 top-out bouldering areas, there is always something to play on.
Grab a cup of coffee: Downtown Kalamazoo is home to 7 coffee shops and cafes, each with its own unique atmosphere. Check out Water Street Coffee Joint, Caffe Casa, Something's Brewing, Rio, or one of the other great coffee shops that downtown Kalamazoo has to offer.
Catch a movie with friends: The Alamo Cinema Drafthouse is dedicated to offering every patron the best movie-going experience possible. You will be entertained in complete comfort. With a restaurant inside the theatre, The Alamo is an ideal downtown location for all students. Don't forget to show your valid college ID for a discount.
See a show: With several theaters, downtown Kalamazoo is your entertainment destination. The State Theater, Civic Auditorium, Farmers Alley Theater, Epic Theater and others await. Come and see something great!
Dance into the night: Every Thursday, head over to Wild Bull Saloon and District Square for college night. Energy. Can you feel it? Everyone 18 and up are invited to come dance the night away!
Go to the museum: Kalamazoo Valley Museum is conveniently located behind the Radisson Hotel and its planetarium is home to a new, powerful Digistar 4 Laser projection system, in which one projector covers the entire screen with spectacular images beyond anything shown here before. Best of all, general admission is free.
Don't forget about the many places to shop and eat in downtown Kalamazoo! Over 50 downtown businesses participate in student discounts.