There are some fun events going on this weekend in and around Kalamazoo!

Photo By: Cassie Pherson
Photo By: Cassie Pherson

Art Hop

  • Where: Downtown Kalamazoo
  • When: July 10 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
  • Details: Art Hop is an evening of art exhibits and events; one of the great things to do in Kalamazoo.  It's fun, interactive and a great way to explore downtown that you can do alone, with friends or family, and you don't have to be "artist" to enjoy it!
  • Contact  (269) 342-5059

Lunchtime Live!

  • Where: Bronson Park 200 S. Rose Kalamazoo, MI
  • When: July 10 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
  • Details:  Bronson Park will be host to live music, local food trucks, pop-up retail vendors and other summertime activities!  There will be something for everyone!
  • Contact: Ashton Anthony (269) 337-8191

10th Annual BTR Bike Race

  • Where: BTR Park on WMU's Parkview Campus
  • When: July 11 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Admission: FREE to spectators
  • Details: Kids Race is free. Food and Beverage Vendor.
  • Contact: Donna Marks  (269) 387-2072

Downtown Kalamazoo Brewery Walking Tour

  • Where: Central City Tap House 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall 49006
  • When: Saturday, July 11 12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $19
  • Details: The public walking tour is in downtown Kalamazoo where you can learn about the craft beer in Kalamazoo, enjoy sampling some of the best beers in the world, and find out about the fascinating history of Kalamazoo. *Registration will be held at noon with departure at 1 pm.
  • Contact: Go to for more info, or, call John Liberty at (269)-350-4598.

Kalamazoo Growlers vs. Wisconsin Rapids Rafters

  • Where: Homer Stryker Field 251 Mills Street Kalamazoo, MI 49048
  • When: July 11 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Admission: $7 – $25
  • Details: The Kalamazoo Growlers come back from a road trip to take on the Wisconsin Rapid Rafters! Come not only for the relaxing environment, but for the chance to win awesome prizes!
  • Contact: Owen Blake (269) 492-9966

Kalamazoo Growlers vs. Wisconsin Rapids Rafters

  • Where: Homer Stryker Field 251 Mills Street Kalamazoo, MI 49048
  • When: July 12 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Admission: $7 – $25
  • Details: Sunday Nights are Family Fun Night at the Kalamazoo Growlers! Come see the home team take on the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters! Come for the Family fun, and the chance to win some awesome prizes!
  • Contact: Owen Blake (269) 492-9966

Mad Dogs & Englishmen British Car Faire 

  • Where: Gilmore Car Museum 6865 Hickory Road, Hickory Corners, MI 49060
  • When: July 13 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Admission: $12; Children 11 & under are free
  • Details: Come on out and enjoy the 25th annual British Car Faire at the Gilmore Car Museum on Sunday, July 13! A continuation of our “foreign invasion” weekend, the British Car Faire is open to all British made vehicles!
  • Contact: Sue Lane (269) 344-5555


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