Family Guide to the Best Festivals and Fairs this Fall

Enjoy the perks of the season with fall festivals and fairs throughout Southwest Michigan.

Weekends during September and October mean plenty of fall foliage, donuts, cider, and festival fun. Greater Kalamazoo boasts a wide array of fun and kid-friendly festivals – County Fairs, Balloon Festivals, Harvest Festivals.  Plus, many are free.

Here is the BIG list to add some fun to your calendar this autumn.

Fall Festival Southwest Michigan

Kick off Autumn at one of these Fall Festivals or Fairs

Summer may be over, but it’s not quite time to retreat indoors. If you’re looking for a day trip or a weekend getaway, there are a number of options the family will love.

Continue to check back throughout the fall as more festivals and fairs are added to our event calendar.

Are you a festival organizer and interested in adding the event to the list? You can do so here.

Fall Festival Southwest Michigan - Balloon Festival

Friday October 18, 2019

Haven Harvest Festival

Location: Downtown South Haven – Phoenix Street South Haven
Prepare yourself for fall flavors and fright-filled nights! Taste the flavors of fall as hayrides roll, pumpkins fly, headless horsemen ride, and haunted houses awaken. Experience a true South Haven harvest with apple orchards, bonfires, pumpkin chunking, and delicious good-as-grandma's pies. So grab some cider, dance to live music, and see [...]
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Saturday October 19, 2019

Haven Harvest Festival

Location: Downtown South Haven – Phoenix Street South Haven
Prepare yourself for fall flavors and fright-filled nights! Taste the flavors of fall as hayrides roll, pumpkins fly, headless horsemen ride, and haunted houses awaken. Experience a true South Haven harvest with apple orchards, bonfires, pumpkin chunking, and delicious good-as-grandma's pies. So grab some cider, dance to live music, and see [...]
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Geek Fest 2019

Location: Kalamazoo County Expo Center – 2900 Lake Street Kalamazoo
Geek Fest 2019 - A celebration of geek culture in all its forms! Comics, gaming, technology, cosplay, and much, much more!
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday October 20, 2019

Haven Harvest Festival

Location: Downtown South Haven – Phoenix Street South Haven
Prepare yourself for fall flavors and fright-filled nights! Taste the flavors of fall as hayrides roll, pumpkins fly, headless horsemen ride, and haunted houses awaken. Experience a true South Haven harvest with apple orchards, bonfires, pumpkin chunking, and delicious good-as-grandma's pies. So grab some cider, dance to live music, and see [...]
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Friday January 31, 2020

16th Annual Magical Ice Fest in St. Joseph

Location: St. Joe Today – 301 State Street St. Joseph
Join us in downtown St. Joseph January 31-February 2 for our 16th Annual Magical Ice Fest presented Silver Beach Pizza! We've got frosty fun planned all weekend long! Ice Competitions - Friday & Saturday Watch carvers magically turn frozen blocks into works of art! Friday evening the Professional Individual Competition [...]
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Saturday February 1, 2020

16th Annual Magical Ice Fest in St. Joseph

Location: St. Joe Today – 301 State Street St. Joseph
Join us in downtown St. Joseph January 31-February 2 for our 16th Annual Magical Ice Fest presented Silver Beach Pizza! We've got frosty fun planned all weekend long! Ice Competitions - Friday & Saturday Watch carvers magically turn frozen blocks into works of art! Friday evening the Professional Individual Competition [...]
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Sunday February 2, 2020

16th Annual Magical Ice Fest in St. Joseph

Location: St. Joe Today – 301 State Street St. Joseph
Join us in downtown St. Joseph January 31-February 2 for our 16th Annual Magical Ice Fest presented Silver Beach Pizza! We've got frosty fun planned all weekend long! Ice Competitions - Friday & Saturday Watch carvers magically turn frozen blocks into works of art! Friday evening the Professional Individual Competition [...]
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Fall Fair and Festival Kalamazoo