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The City of Kalamazoo Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with Reindeer, Hot Chocolate, Ice Carving & More!

*all photos courtesy of: sam zomer photography The City of Kalamazoo will host their Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 24 in Bronson Park, with festivities planned from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.  The lighting of the park will occur at 5:45. Many of the favorite holiday activities will return including the kids’ crafts tent, live reindeer, ice carving, pictures with Santa, food trucks,
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Santa Sightings around Kalamazoo – 2017

  Santa Claus in coming to town…Yes, towns, parks, Christmas parades, and so much more! What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to take the family to visit jolly St. Nick. Whether you want to sit down for a meal or just get a few quick photos, there’s something for everyone around Kalamazoo. Grab your camera and get ready to go!
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Where To Find a Real Christmas Tree Around Kalamazoo 2017

It’s time to deck the halls with a tree from one of the nearby Christmas tree farms around Kalamazoo and SW Michigan. Whether you want to pick the perfect Blue Spruce or select from a variety of pre-cut options or crave the full choose ’n chop experience, we’ve got just the options to help your family get in the holiday spirit. *This article has been
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Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies & Holiday Parades Around SW Michigan

  Nothing gets you in the mood for the holidays like a great Christmas tree lighting ceremony or holiday parade. The holiday season has begun and we have no shortage of beautiful holiday trees or holiday parades around SW Michigan! So bundle up the kids and head out to one of these great community events. Know of any area holiday events that we missed?
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2017 Trick or Treat Times Around Kalamazoo & SW Michigan

Halloween falls on Tuesday this year. Trick-or-Treating is the culmination of a month of festivals, corn mazes, apple picking, and everything we love about fall in Michigan. So when and where do the communities in the Southwest Michigan area make the door-to-door dash for free candy? Take a look at our listings below for the trick-or-treat times around Kalamazoo. Please check back frequently, as
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DeGrandchamp Farms Annual Cranberry Harvest Day

Did you know that we have cranberry bogs right here in Michigan? Our family attended the Annual Cranberry Harvest Day at DeGrandchamp Farms a few years ago and found it educational. DeGrandchamp Farms will be hosting their Annual Cranberry Havest Day. The cranberry harvest takes place just once a year. On October 14, 2017, DeGrandchamp Farms will hold an Open House event where everyone is
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Five Spots to Buy Halloween Costumes Around Kalamazoo

The nights are getting cooler and the leaves are turning colors in Southwest Michigan. This can only mean one thing – Halloween is on the way! If your little ghoul or goblin is looking for a costume this year, we’ve got the hook up in Kalamazoo! Check out the top spots to find a Halloween costume around town. Five Halloween Costume Stores in Kalamazoo
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Where To Go Apple Picking and/or Get Your Pumpkin Around Kalamazoo & SW Michigan – 2017

  There are so many uses for apples! Fresh off of the tree, cider, pies, muffins, and more, apples are one of our favorite fruits, and they herald in the start of fall. If you’re wondering where you can go to pick a peck of apples around the Kalamazoo area, KZOOKids has your updated list right here! Note: We recommend calling ahead to the
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A Spooktacular Time Awaits at Silver Lake Resort and Campground

Photos courtesy of Silver Lake Resort and Campground You didn’t think Silver Lake Resort and Campground was only about camping did you? Silver Lake Resort and Campground serves up a ghoulishly family-fun weekend that you don’t want to miss! Head to Silver Lake Resort and Campground September 22-23rd for ALL things Halloween! There will be a costume and site-decorating contest, pumpkin carving, Halloween movie, trick-or-treating,
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4th of July Parades, Fireworks, & FAMILY FUN Around Kalamazoo

Our 2017 4th of July Parades and Fireworks Guide for SW Michigan is brought to you by AppleTree & Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool.  Now enrolling our After School Club for school-age children. We offer transportation to and from local schools, homework help, and fun activities. We also offer Winter, Spring & Summer Explorer programs during the school year break. To learn more,
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