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Holiday Lights & Christmas Card Displays Around Kalamazoo 2016

Start the car, fill up a thermos of hot chocolate and grab some cookies so the whole family can enjoy an evening of twinkling Holiday light displays in the Southwest Michigan area. Let us know in the comment section below if you know of any other local Holiday light displays that families must see. Thanks! *This article has been updated for 2016.    CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AROUND
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Five Fun Things to Do in Chicago with Kids Before Christmas

If you are looking for fun things to do to celebrate this holiday, Chicago provides lots of wonderful events and activities going on all throughout the city. While Chicago winters can be a bit harsher than most cities, their beautiful lights and decorations will all make it worth it. Chicago is definitely the place to be to get your family in the holiday cheer.
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All Aboard: Where To Find Holiday Trains Around SW Michigan

All aboard! If you have a little train enthusiast on your list this year, then look no further! KZOO Kids has you covered for all of the best train experiences in Southwest Michigan! These locomotor attractions are sure to excite train lovers young and old this holiday season. Coopersville & Marne Railway  306 E. Main Street, PO Box 55, Coopersville, MI 49404 Ride aboard
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Where To Find Reindeer Around SW Michigan

Along with Santa, the holiday season brings reindeer. We’ve put together a quick listing of various venues and events where your kiddos can see reindeer this season. Want to know more about reindeer? Check out these 11 Things You Might Not Know About Reindeer. Know of any place to find reindeer that we may have missed? Click here to submit your event to our Event Calendar.
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Live Nativity Scenes Around SW Michigan

If you’re looking for a special way to celebrate the season, consider visiting one of these Live Nativity programs. Our family enjoys attending one each year as one of our family Christmas traditions. Do you know of any Live Nativity or similar programs that we might have missed? If so, please let us know or you can submit right to our Event Calendar here.
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Santa Sightings around Kalamazoo – 2016

Santa Claus in coming to towns…Yes, towns, parks, Christmas parades, and so much more! What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to take the kids to visit Santa Claus. There are plenty of locations and times where you can spot Jolly St. Nick around the Kalamazoo area this holiday season.  Enjoy all of the fun things of the season with your family!
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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies Around SW Michigan

Nothing gets you in the mood for the holidays like a great Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Tree lighting season is here and we have no shortage of beautiful holiday trees in municipalities around SW Michigan! So bundle up the kiddos and head out to one of these great community events. It may even inspire you to put up your own family Christmas tree. Know
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Great Holiday Shows & Performances Around Kalamazoo

The holiday season has begun! And so have the great holiday shows for Kalamazoo area families. Musicals, ballets, concerts, plays and more are filling up the calendar from here until Christmas. This year, you’ll find a huge variety and something for every age group and interest. Get your tickets now as many of the holiday performances sell out fast. See event listing for details
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Jan Brett Coming to Kalamazoo with GINGERBREAD CHRISTMAS

Jan Brett is one of America’s most beloved children’s author/artists, with over 40 million books in print. Her illustrations are loved for their classic beauty and life-like images and she is coming to Kalamazoo! Her latest book is GINGERBREAD CHRISTMAS (Putnam) and she is a fantastic baker (featured by the King Arthur Flour blog) and collects antique gingerbread molds. In GINGERBREAD CHRISTMAS, Gingerbread Baby takes
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“Spooktacular” Halloween Restaurant Deals and Treats!

  What’s better than a fun Halloween night? A Halloween night where mom and dad don’t have to cook! We’ve rounded up some “Spooktacular” Halloween specials around Kalamazoo that are sure to make your night extra fun. *Don’t let the ghosts ruin your deal- please be sure to call ahead or check with the business as some deals are subject to change. Check back
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