Stay Local to See these 7 Christmas Displays
You don’t have travel far and wide to see some spectacular Christmas lights. Your family can experience all of these displays within a 30 mile radius of Kalamazoo:
Walk along the river and throughout downtown Battle Creek to enjoy the beautiful light displays. Activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, Santa’s Den, live music and arts and crafts.
2 – Bronson Park and Downtown Kalamazoo | 200 South Rose St, Kalamazoo
Downtown Kalamazoo offers a number of spots for holiday lights, including a walk through Candy Cane Lane in Bronson Park.
While downtown, we also suggest a photo with the giant Santa near the Radisson and a ride on the Holly Jolly Trolley.
3 – Gull Meadow Farms | 8544 Gull Rd, Richland | (269) 629-4214
Visit Walk Through the Lights for over 100,000 lights shimmering in Gull Meadow’s greenhouses. The farm features choreographed light displays and one greenhouse dedicated solely to Christmas blow ups.
4 – Holiday House 5777 | 5777 Clovermeadows Ave, Scotts
The residence is a must-see with over 160 blow-ups arranged along paths for easy viewing. Decorations are weather-dependent, so check their Facebook page before you head over.
5 – Portage City Center | Portage District Library/Portage City Hall, Portage
Starting with the tree lighting ceremony on December 7, Portage City Hall and the Portage District Library illuminate for the season with light-up characters and decorated trees.
6 – River Lights of Wonder | Riverside Church, 207 E. Michigan, Three Rivers
Take a trip to Three Rivers for an amazing display of Christmas lights along the St. Joseph River that tell the story of Christmas.
- November 30 – December 24 | Thursday – Sunday | 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
See the Zoo transformed into a winter wonderland of lights and displays. Visit the winter animals and enjoy unlimited carousel rides.
- November 29 – December 23 | Friday – Sunday | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tour these Giant Christmas Cards and Decorated Tree Displays
Holiday displays are more than just lights: visit these local spots for oversized greeting cards and decorated trees.
Barry County Festival of Trees | Gilmore Car Museum, 6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners | (269) 671-5089
Local organizations decorate and display trees in the Gilmore Car Museum for a good cause: bring canned goods to vote for your favorite trees. All “votes” will be donated to the Food Bank of South Central Michigan.
Christmas Card Lane | Lauderdale Drive off of West Main, Kalamazoo
More than 40 houses participate in this fun tradition of displaying large, plywood Christmas Cards in their front yards in Westwood.
Holiday Card Walk in Portage | Celery Flats Historical Area, Portage
Take a stroll along Celery Flats Historical Area in Portage, and find yourself surrounded by giant holiday greeting cards, lights, and decorations.
All visitors are welcome to view a colorful Christmas Card Drive display at this local church.