Where to Catch This Summer’s Outdoor Entertainment

One of the great things we love about Kalamazoo in the summer are all of the great outdoor concerts and movies to watch under the stars. Maybe even better since these events are typically FREE!

Pack a picnic, chairs, blanket and read on for a list of the summer’s best outdoor movies and concerts playing in a park near you.

Have one to add to the list? Submit it to our Event Calendar.

Thanks to all of the local organizations that make these summer series possible.

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Big Lineup of Outdoor Summer Concerts around Kalamazoo

There are a number of venues around Southwest Michigan offering a musical blend sure to suit every family members tastes. And, if the kids want to get up and jive, they’ll have plenty of room to get moving.

Read on to see the various genres of music playing this summer that will be fun for all ages.

Saturday July 20, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 7:00 PM

Good Times at the Gazebo
at Mahan Park, Allegan

Sunday July 21, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:30 PM

Kindleberger Summer Concert Series: Last Mangos
at Kindleberger Park, Parchment

🆓 6:30 PM

Maple Lake Summer Concert Series
at Maple Lake Amphitheater, Paw Paw

Wednesday July 24, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

Wednesday Brown Bag Concert Series in St. Joseph
at St. Joe Today, St. Joseph

🆓 5:00 PM

Beats on Bates
at Bates Alley, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:00 PM

Music in the Park
at Wicks Park, Saugatuck

🆓 7:00 PM

Plainwell Concerts at the Band Shell
at Plainwell Band Shell, Plainwell

Thursday July 25, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 5:30 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Portage Summer Concert Series: Glenn Miller Orchestra
at Overlander Bandshell, Portage

🆓 7:00 PM

South Haven Riverfront Concert Series
at Riverfront Park at Southside Municipal Marina, South Haven

Friday July 26, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 5:00 PM

Vibe at 5: Tribute to Rock & Roll
at Friendship Park, Battle Creek

🆓 7:00 PM

Rollin' on the River Summer Concert Series
at Riverfront Plaza- Allegan, Allegan

🆓 7:30 PM

Friday Night Concert Series in St. Joseph
at John E.N Howard Bandshell, St. Joseph

Saturday July 27, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Good Times at the Gazebo
at Mahan Park, Allegan

Sunday July 28, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:30 PM

Kindleberger Summer Concert Series: Matt Giraud
at Kindleberger Park, Parchment

🆓 6:30 PM

Maple Lake Summer Concert Series
at Maple Lake Amphitheater, Paw Paw

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

Wednesday Brown Bag Concert Series in St. Joseph
at St. Joe Today, St. Joseph

🆓 5:00 PM

Beats on Bates
at Bates Alley, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:00 PM

Music in the Park
at Wicks Park, Saugatuck

🆓 7:00 PM

Plainwell Concerts at the Band Shell
at Plainwell Band Shell, Plainwell

Thursday August 1, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 5:30 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Believe in Battle Creek's Free Concert Series
at Leila Arboretum, Battle Creek

🆓 7:00 PM

Lyrics on the Lawn at Otsego District Library
at Otsego District Library, Otsego

🆓 7:00 PM

Portage Summer Concert Series: Alan Turner and the Steel Horse Band
at Overlander Bandshell, Portage

🆓 7:00 PM

South Haven Riverfront Concert Series
at Riverfront Park at Southside Municipal Marina, South Haven

Friday August 2, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 5:00 PM

Vibe at 5: Motown Tribute
at Friendship Park, Battle Creek

🆓 6:00 PM

Fridays At The Fountain: Family Friendly Concert Series
at Brooks Memorial Fountain, Marshall

🆓 7:00 PM

Rollin' on the River Summer Concert Series
at Riverfront Plaza- Allegan, Allegan

🆓 7:30 PM

Friday Night Concert Series in St. Joseph
at John E.N Howard Bandshell, St. Joseph

Saturday August 3, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Good Times at the Gazebo
at Mahan Park, Allegan

Sunday August 4, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:30 PM

Kindleberger Summer Concert Series: Ben Daniels Band
at Kindleberger Park, Parchment

🆓 6:30 PM

Maple Lake Summer Concert Series
at Maple Lake Amphitheater, Paw Paw

Wednesday August 7, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

Wednesday Brown Bag Concert Series in St. Joseph
at St. Joe Today, St. Joseph

🆓 5:00 PM

Beats on Bates
at Bates Alley, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:00 PM

Music in the Park
at Wicks Park, Saugatuck

Thursday August 8, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 5:30 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Believe in Battle Creek's Free Concert Series
at Leila Arboretum, Battle Creek

🆓 7:00 PM

Lyrics on the Lawn at Otsego District Library
at Otsego District Library, Otsego

🆓 7:00 PM

South Haven Riverfront Concert Series
at Riverfront Park at Southside Municipal Marina, South Haven

Friday August 9, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 5:00 PM

Vibe at 5: Bob Seger Tribute
at Friendship Park, Battle Creek

🆓 7:00 PM

Rollin' on the River Summer Concert Series
at Riverfront Plaza- Allegan, Allegan

🆓 7:30 PM

Friday Night Concert Series in St. Joseph
at John E.N Howard Bandshell, St. Joseph

Saturday August 10, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Good Times at the Gazebo
at Mahan Park, Allegan

Sunday August 11, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:30 PM

Kindleberger Summer Concert Series: Thunderwüde
at Kindleberger Park, Parchment

🆓 6:30 PM

Maple Lake Summer Concert Series
at Maple Lake Amphitheater, Paw Paw

Wednesday August 14, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

Wednesday Brown Bag Concert Series in St. Joseph
at St. Joe Today, St. Joseph

🆓 5:00 PM

Beats on Bates
at Bates Alley, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:00 PM

Music in the Park
at Wicks Park, Saugatuck

Thursday August 15, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 5:30 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Believe in Battle Creek's Free Concert Series
at Leila Arboretum, Battle Creek

🆓 7:00 PM

Lyrics on the Lawn at Otsego District Library
at Otsego District Library, Otsego

🆓 7:00 PM

South Haven Riverfront Concert Series
at Riverfront Park at Southside Municipal Marina, South Haven

Friday August 16, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 6:00 PM

Fridays At The Fountain: Family Friendly Concert Series
at Brooks Memorial Fountain, Marshall

🆓 7:00 PM

Rollin' on the River Summer Concert Series
at Riverfront Plaza- Allegan, Allegan

🆓 7:30 PM

Friday Night Concert Series in St. Joseph
at John E.N Howard Bandshell, St. Joseph

Saturday August 17, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Good Times at the Gazebo
at Mahan Park, Allegan

Sunday August 18, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

Oshtemo's Music in the Park: Kanola Band
at Flesher Field, Kalamazoo

🆓 6:30 PM

Kindleberger Summer Concert Series: May Erlewine and The Motivations
at Kindleberger Park, Parchment

🆓 6:30 PM

Maple Lake Summer Concert Series
at Maple Lake Amphitheater, Paw Paw

Wednesday August 21, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

Wednesday Brown Bag Concert Series in St. Joseph
at St. Joe Today, St. Joseph

🆓 5:00 PM

Beats on Bates
at Bates Alley, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:00 PM

Music in the Park
at Wicks Park, Saugatuck

Thursday August 22, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 5:30 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Believe in Battle Creek's Free Concert Series
at Leila Arboretum, Battle Creek

🆓 7:00 PM

Lyrics on the Lawn at Otsego District Library
at Otsego District Library, Otsego

🆓 7:00 PM

South Haven Riverfront Concert Series
at Riverfront Park at Southside Municipal Marina, South Haven

Friday August 23, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:00 PM

Rollin' on the River Summer Concert Series
at Riverfront Plaza- Allegan, Allegan

🆓 7:30 PM

Friday Night Concert Series in St. Joseph
at John E.N Howard Bandshell, St. Joseph

Saturday August 24, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Good Times at the Gazebo
at Mahan Park, Allegan

Sunday August 25, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:30 PM

Kindleberger Summer Concert Series: Bronk Bros.
at Kindleberger Park, Parchment

🆓 6:30 PM

Maple Lake Summer Concert Series
at Maple Lake Amphitheater, Paw Paw

Wednesday August 28, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 5:00 PM

Beats on Bates
at Bates Alley, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:00 PM

Music in the Park
at Wicks Park, Saugatuck

Thursday August 29, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 5:30 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

🆓 7:00 PM

Lyrics on the Lawn at Otsego District Library
at Otsego District Library, Otsego

🆓 7:00 PM

South Haven Riverfront Concert Series
at Riverfront Park at Southside Municipal Marina, South Haven

Friday August 30, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 6:00 PM

Fridays At The Fountain: Family Friendly Concert Series
at Brooks Memorial Fountain, Marshall

🆓 7:00 PM

Rollin' on the River Summer Concert Series
at Riverfront Plaza- Allegan, Allegan

🆓 7:30 PM

Friday Night Concert Series in St. Joseph
at John E.N Howard Bandshell, St. Joseph

Saturday August 31, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

Saturday September 7, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

Saturday September 14, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

Saturday September 21, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

Saturday September 28, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

Saturday October 5, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

Saturday October 12, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 2:00 PM

Music in the Vineyards
at Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville

Where to Find Outdoor Movies this Summer

There’s nothing quite like ending the perfect summer day with an outdoor movie under the stars.

Generally, the movies begin at dusk and many of the venues will have food and snacks available for purchase.

Saturday July 20, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Outdoor Summer Movie Series
at Whirlpool Centennial Park, St. Joseph

Friday July 26, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

Kzoo Parks Summer Cinema: U-Pick the Flick
at Jones Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 9:00 PM

Plainwell Movies Under the Stars: Incredibles 2
at Design Street, Plainwell

Friday August 2, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 7:00 PM

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Public Safety Movie Night
at Celery Flats, Portage

🆓 9:00 PM

Plainwell Movies Under the Stars: Free Willy
at Design Street, Plainwell

Saturday August 3, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 8:45 PM

St. Joseph Outdoor Summer Movie Series
at Whirlpool Centennial Park, St. Joseph

Friday August 9, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

Kzoo Parks Summer Cinema: How to Train Your Dragon- The Hidden World
at Dutton St. Park, Kalamazoo

Tuesday August 13, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

Kzoo Parks Summer Cinema: TBD
at Northside Association for Community Development, Kalamazoo

Friday August 16, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 9:00 PM

Third Annual Movie in the Park
at Coghlin Park, Saugatuck

Saturday August 17, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 8:30 PM

St. Joseph Outdoor Summer Movie Series
at Whirlpool Centennial Park, St. Joseph

Friday August 23, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

Kzoo Parks Summer Cinema: U-Pick the Flick
at Crane Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 9:00 PM

Portage Movies in the Park: How To Train Your Dragon- The Hidden World
at Celery Flats, Portage

Saturday August 24, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 8:15 PM

St. Joseph Outdoor Summer Movie Series
at John E.N Howard Bandshell, St. Joseph

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