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.

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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 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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Ice Breaker Festival

Location: Downtown South Haven – Phoenix Street South Haven
The cool streets of South Haven will be blazing during the HOTTEST winter festival around! January 31- February 2, 2020, sleepy South Haven will fill up with locals and visitors checking out the AMAZING ice sculptures, tasting DELICIOUS chili, enjoying SPECTACULAR food and drink specials featured in the pub slide, [...]
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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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Ice Breaker Festival

Location: Downtown South Haven – Phoenix Street South Haven
The cool streets of South Haven will be blazing during the HOTTEST winter festival around! January 31- February 2, 2020, sleepy South Haven will fill up with locals and visitors checking out the AMAZING ice sculptures, tasting DELICIOUS chili, enjoying SPECTACULAR food and drink specials featured in the pub slide, [...]
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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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Ice Breaker Festival

Location: Downtown South Haven – Phoenix Street South Haven
The cool streets of South Haven will be blazing during the HOTTEST winter festival around! January 31- February 2, 2020, sleepy South Haven will fill up with locals and visitors checking out the AMAZING ice sculptures, tasting DELICIOUS chili, enjoying SPECTACULAR food and drink specials featured in the pub slide, [...]
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Fall Fair and Festival Kalamazoo