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.

Outdoor Concerts

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 do so.

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

Friday May 24, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

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

Friday June 7, 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

Friday June 14, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

Saturday June 15, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 3:00 PM

Three Rivers Summer Concert in the Park
at Scidmore Park Petting Zoo, Three Rivers

Sunday June 16, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 4:00 PM

Summer Concert in Bronson Park
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

Friday June 21, 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

🆓 7:30 PM

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

Sunday June 23, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

Oshtemo's Music in the Park: Yolonda Lavender
at Flesher Field, Kalamazoo

🆓 6:30 PM

Kindleberger Summer Concert Series: Shout! - a Beatles Tribute
at Kindleberger Park, Parchment

Wednesday June 26, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

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

Thursday June 27, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 7:00 PM

Portage Summer Concert Series: The Boy Band
at Overlander Bandshell, Portage

Friday June 28, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:30 PM

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

Wednesday July 3, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

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

Friday July 5, 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

🆓 7:30 PM

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

Wednesday July 10, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

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

Friday July 12, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:30 PM

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

Sunday July 14, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

Oshtemo's Music in the Park: Schlitz Creek Bluegrass Band
at Flesher Field, Kalamazoo

Wednesday July 17, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

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

Friday July 19, 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

🆓 7:30 PM

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

Sunday July 21, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:30 PM

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

Wednesday July 24, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

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

Thursday July 25, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 7:00 PM

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

Friday July 26, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:30 PM

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

Sunday July 28, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:30 PM

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

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

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

Thursday August 1, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 7:00 PM

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

Friday August 2, 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

🆓 7:30 PM

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

Wednesday August 7, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

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

Friday August 9, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:30 PM

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

Wednesday August 14, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

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

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

🆓 7:30 PM

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

Sunday August 18, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

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

Wednesday August 21, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 12:00 PM

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

Friday August 23, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 11:30 AM

Lunchtime Live!
at Bronson Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 7:30 PM

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

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

🆓 7:30 PM

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

Outdoor Movies

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.

Kalamazoo

 

Friday June 7, 2019

Date/Time Event
8:00 PM

Movies in the Park: Ralph Breaks the Internet
at Mill Race Park, Battle Creek

Friday June 14, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

Kzoo Parks Summer Cinema: Bumblebee
at Hays Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 9:00 PM

Portage Movies in the Park: Smallfoot
at Celery Flats, Portage

Friday June 28, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

Kzoo Parks Summer Cinema: Spider Man – Into the Spider-Verse
at Oakwood Neighboprhood Association, Kalamazoo

Tuesday July 9, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

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

Friday July 12, 2019

Date/Time Event
🆓 6:00 PM

Kzoo Parks Summer Cinema: Incredibles 2
at Rockwell Park, Kalamazoo

🆓 9:00 PM

Portage Movies in the Park: Incredibles 2
at Celery Flats, Portage

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: Free Willy
at Design Street, Plainwell

🆓 9:00 PM

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

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 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

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