Summer Things to Do Downtown

Take advantage of the sweet sunshine with plenty of things to do in downtown Kalamazoo this summer season!

JumpstART Weekend returns to downtown Kalamazoo this summer, June 3-5, 2022, for a weekend outdoors chock-full of fun, art, food, and music!

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BEATS ON BATES

Wednesdays | June – August | 5:30 – 8:30 PM

Beats on Bates, presented by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo, returns downtown in Summer 2022 with 14 weeks of live music. Every Wednesday night, June through August take the opportunity to indulge in a meal, enjoy walking cocktails in the Central Commons Refreshment Area, and listen to the musical stylings of local performers.

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DOWNTOWN KALAMAZOO OUTDOOR PATIO DINING

No matter your taste or mood, Downtown Kalamazoo has the perfect dining options. Take advantage of the warm sun at one of downtown’s many outdoor patio dining options.

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WORKOUT WEDNESDAYS

Wednesdays | June – August | 5:30 – 6:30 PM

Workout Wednesdays, presented by Gazelle Sports, is a weekly fitness class series in Bronson Park, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. featuring free workouts presented by local fitness organizations. Make sure you pack your workout gear!

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SUMMER RESTAURANT WEEK

Late July – Early August

Downtown Kalamazoo Restaurant Week offers local food enthusiasts a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience some of downtown Kalamazoo’s most amazing restaurants.

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DOWNTOWN CENTRAL COMMONS REFRESHMENT AREA

Sip, shop, and stroll – you can do it all in downtown’s Central Commons Refreshment Area. Grab a drink from a participating business and enjoy it while you stroll and shop through downtown.

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SUMMER SIDEWALK SALES

Late July 2022

Summer Sidewalk Sales return to the central business district with the best deals of the summer season in July 2022. Shop, eat, and enjoy live music along the Kalamazoo Mall and downtown.

Parking Information

Easy, convenient downtown parking gets you to your holiday fun faster. With more than 400 free 90-minute on-street parking spaces, paid parking garages and lots, Downtown Kalamazoo has a space for you. Returning this year, enjoy FREE Parking Thursdays in December in the Epic Parking ramp, located on South and Lovell Streets, FREE 90-minute on-street parking throughout downtown, and FREE parking all day Sundays. You’ll also find on-street metered spots throughout the downtown, which range from $1.75/hour to $3/day, and are free after 5 p.m. on weekdays and all day Saturday, Sunday, and holidays.