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Light up your holidays in Downtown Kalamazoo

Light up your holidays in Downtown Kalamazoo with a festive slate of free events scheduled all season long. The downtown holiday season features Santa’s Workshop, Small Business Saturday, the Holly Jolly Trolley, Moonlight Madness, and more! Fun for the family Visit Bronson Park Tree for the Tree Lighting Ceremony Join in on this annual event scheduled from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, November 24 in Bronson Park. Help light up Bronson Park and kick off the holiday season! Festivities include live music, crafts, hot chocolate, visits with Santa, reindeer, and other holiday fun. The Tree Lighting Ceremony is always free and…

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Free 90-minute Parking in Some Downtown Ramps Starts November 24

Starting Friday, November 24, shoppers, diners, and visitors to Downtown Kalamazoo will have more spaces to park for free when the Kalamazoo Mall and Epic Center parking ramps start offering free 90-minute parking.  After the first 90 minutes, the next hour will cost $1.75, and each half-hour after will be an additional $1. The maximum cost to park per 24 hours will be $10.  This change is the first in a series of updates planned to modernize the parking system downtown, encourage more use of Kalamazoo's parking ramps, and make on-street parking more available for shorter trips like quick visits to nearby businesses.  …

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Downtown Kalamazoo Embraces Spooky Season with Metro Toyota Skeletour

Downtown Kalamazoo is set to come alive with the spirit of Halloween this October as it hosts the Metro Toyota Skeletour, a month-long celebration filled with events and activities for all ages. Starting October 6th, over 40 skeletons will be placed throughout downtown Kalamazoo sponsored by businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations.  Every skeleton is designed to transform downtown into an adventure that allows visitors and community residents to find the skeletons, visit shops, eat, and celebrate the power of small businesses and the community that creates a tradition of celebrating the Halloween season.  

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