by Jill P 


We love holiday parades! Not only are they super fun, but they get you in the mood for the holidays. While the Kalamazoo Holiday Parade has already taken place on November 14, there are still a number of great parades throughout our communities in SW Michigan.

Break out your calendar and plan to attend one of these upcoming holiday parades. 



November 21

Battle Creek Christmas Parade |  November 21 at 5:45 pm | Downtown Battle Creek


Grand Rapids Christmas Parade | November 21 at 9:00 am | Downtown Grand Rapids


November 30

Marshall’s 51st Annual Christmas Parade | November 30 at 7:00 pm | Downtown Marshall


Reindog 2014 photo by Joshua Nowicki

(Reindog Holiday Parade. Photo credit: Joshua Nowicki, St. Joseph Today)

December 2

Galesburg Winter Wonderland | December 2 at 6:00 pm | Downtown Galesburg


December 4

Candle-light Christmas Parade | December 4 at 7:00 pm | Downtown Dowagiac


December 5

Children’s Christmas Parade | December 5 at 10:00 am | Downtown Paw Paw


Hometown Christmas | December 5 at 7:00 pm | Downtown Otsego


Saugatuck’s “Whoville” Christmas Parade | December 5 at 1:00 pm | Downtown Saugatuck


17th Annual Reindog Holiday Parade | December 5 at 4:00 pm | Downtown St. Joseph



Stay tuned! Our Santa Sighting Guide will be here soon! There are a ton of places that you can find Santa this year!


Let us know if we’ve missed any of your favorite holiday parades. Leave a comment in the section below or submit event here.




By | 2015-11-17T05:45:56+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Guides, Newly Published|2 Comments

About the Author:

Jill is a mom of a busy 9 year old son. When not working the website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.


  1. Melissa November 22, 2015 at 10:43 pm

    Do you know of any activities for Christmas in Mattawan on Dec 4 and Dec 5? We will have 2 of our granddaughters then, ages 4 and 8. Thank you.

    • Jill P November 23, 2015 at 5:33 am

      Your best bet is to see our Event Calendar for a great listing of events. Also, our Santa Sightings Guide might have more info that you’re looking for. Check our website as we are updating info daily. Have fun! Jill

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