2024 Southwest Michigan Festivals and Fairs for Families

Southwest Michigan Festivals and Fairs Kalamazoo Festivals

cover image: Battle Creek Field of Flight đź“·: Leslie Puckett

Discover the Best of Kalamazoo’s Festivals and Fairs

Celebrate food, music, culture, art, and history throughout Kalamazoo with Fairs and Festivals, some of our favorite things to do in Southwest Michigan.

Summer is jam-packed with food fests and outdoor concerts to soak up that Michigan sunshine.

Winter brings indoor markets, along with holiday-themed fests and a ball drop for New Years Fest.

And spring and fall festivals have a little bit of everything with Kalamazoo boasting a wide array of fun and family-friendly events from county fairs, balloon festivals, harvest festivals and plenty more. Bonus – many are FREE.

Continue to check back throughout the year as more Southwest Michigan festivals and fairs are added.

New Year's Fest
New Years Fest in Downtown Kalamazoo

Is Your Favorite Kalamazoo Festival or Fair Missing?

Don’t see some of your faves on our list below?

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2024 SW Michigan Festivals & Fairs

Is there anything better than taking your family to the Fair? It’s practically a family must-do activity.

Find year-round fairs and festivals all around Southwest Michigan and check our event calendar for more family fun.

~ More Festivals in Michigan

Que the Creek (Feb 3, 2024)

KNC’s Maple Sugar Festival (Mar 9, 2024)

~ More Maple Sugar Festivals in SWMI

National Cereal Festival (Jun 8, 2024)

~ Things to Do in Battle Creek

Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival (Jul 3-7, 2024)

All Southwest Michigan Festivals & Fairs

Are you a Kalamazoo Festival Fan?

Leave us a comment with your top picks for local fairs and festivals in SW Michigan.