Kalamazoo Events Calendar for Families: July 2021

Free or affordable fun for families in Kalamazoo

Southwest MI & Kalamazoo Events for July, Listed

July is the month to celebrate red, white, blue and so much to do in Kalamazoo.

With Summer Camps, Fourth of July fireworks, library programs, splash pads, free movies, and concerts – whew, there isn’t enough time in July for kids to utter the oft said “I’m bored” phrase.

Looking for a few other items to add to the summer bucket list? Visit our Ultimate Kalamazoo Summer Fun Guide for over 100 ideas!

Know of something fun that we missed? Click here to add events to our calendar.

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Friday, Jul 2
7:00 pm

Pre-movie music starting at 6pm, movie begins at 7pm.

Friday, Jul 2
4:00 pm
Top Pick Event in Portage, MI

Friday At The Flats at Celery Flats Park

Experience a wide range of food trucks and live music. Seating is limited, but lawn space is plentiful, so bring a blanket or chair.

Saturday, Jul 3
6:35 pm


Saturday, Jul 3
7:30 pm
Top Pick Event in Kalamazoo, MI

KSO: Patriotic Pops at Bronson Park

No tickets are necessary for this free concert.

Thursday, Jul 8
7:00 pm

One of six FREE performances of a friendly, family show for kids and adults alike! (Rated PG-13)

Friday, Jul 9
5:00 pm

A fun open house including fire engine demonstrations, giveaways, bike & helmet fitting, & drive in movie!

Saturday, Jul 10
9:00 am

Including a 5k, Arts & Crafts Show, Live performances, Children's Area, Parade, and more!

Saturday, Jul 10
12:00 pm
Top Pick Event in Battle Creek, MI

City Kids Day at Kellogg Arena

Give-a-ways, bounce houses, food, toys, face painting, games and prizes, FREE haircuts, appearance by Tony the Tiger, live music performances & much more!

Tuesday, Jul 13
10:00 am

Make-and-take Sand Candles! Kids will get to explore the different colors and fragrances, then mix and match to create their very own layered candle. ​$10/candle

Thursday, Jul 15
7:00 pm

The concert series will feature various genres of music that will be fun for all ages. Bring a chair or blanket!

Saturday, Jul 17
8:00 pm
Top Pick Event in Portage, MI

July Ramona Beach Bonfire at Ramona Park

Enjoy the warm summer night air and a bonfire at Ramona Park Beach. Materials for making s’mores will be provided. FREE

Tuesday, Jul 20
2:00 pm

This film series is free for everyone of all ages! Monday-Friday at 2pm & 4pm

Wednesday, Jul 21
3:00 pm
Top Pick Event in Richland, MI

Puppet Show at Richland Community Library

Enjoy an animal themed puppet show! Call to register.

Friday, Jul 23
9:00 pm

Watch from your car or bring chairs to sit outside your vehicle. FREE

Saturday, Jul 24
11:00 am
Top Pick Event in Portage, MI

STEAM Days! at Air Zoo

This science and fun filled event will take place outside, on the front lawn of the Air Zoo, and is FREE to attend! Enjoy hands-on activity tables, sponsor giveaways, toy demos, education demos, Fly Buy summer STEM toy sales, food and more.

Thursday, Jul 29
4:00 pm
Top Pick Event in Battle Creek, MI

Leilapalooza 2021 - Day 1 at Leila Arboretum

Battle Creek’s biggest music event returns as a FREE, 3-day event! Parking is $10. Live music, food and drinks, art vendors, and yard games.

Saturday, Jul 31
9:00 am

Catch and release kids fishing for ages 3 - 16. All bait and tackle provided. Pre-registration is required.

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