Skate with Santa, ugly sweater beer tour and plans for New Year's Eve this weekend in Kalamazoo. Discover Kalamazoo gives us the rundown of the fun.

Santa Skate

Saturday, Dec 21 | 3-5 pm

Millennium Park, Portage

  • A photo op as kids and grown-ups alike can skate with Santa
  • $4 Open Skate | $3 Skate Rental

Ugly Sweater Walking Tour of Downtown Kalamazoo Breweries and a Distillery

Saturday, Dec 21 | Noon-4 pm

West Michigan Beer Tours | 210 Farmer's Alley, Kalamazoo

  • Stops at 3 featured breweries – with samples or pint at each stop
  • $29 per person for the first 8 guests
  • $35 in advance for additional guests
  • $40 for guests purchasing tickets the day of the tour
  • Adults 21+ only

Kalamazoo Reptile and Exotic Pet Expo

Saturday, Dec 21 | 10 am-3 pm

Kalamazoo County Expo Center

  • Buy, sell or trade reptiles, amphibians, small mammals and other exotic pets, supplies and food
  • Admission $5

New Year's Fest

Tuesday, Dec 31 | 5:30 pm-Midnight

Bronson Park

  • All-ages showcase of performing arts
  • 24 performing artists located in 11 buildings surrounding Bronson Park
  • Ball drop and fireworks at Midnight
  • $5 admission to all activities

Event info provided by Greg Ayres of Discover Kalamazoo, where they have many more ideas on fun things to do in Kalamazoo 365 days a year.