Downtown Kalamazoo is centered around people. With beautiful trails; a wide variety of independent, locally owned restaurants; and the famous Bell’s Brewery; downtown is a growing community bursting with a diverse culture of craft and creativity.
Downtown Kalamazoo has all the excitement of a big city without losing the charm of small town living. From the delicious craft beer to the fun activities at the local history museum, there are plenty of things to do in Kalamazoo that everyone can enjoy. Park once and easily walk to a wide variety of downtown Kalamazoo restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques and breweries.
Downtown Social District
Kalamazoo is now home to the Downtown Social District and within it the Central Commons Refreshment Area. You can grab a drink from a participating business and enjoy it while you stroll and shop through downtown.Learn more
Shop local with Downtown Dollars
Want to treat yourself or give unique, locally-crafted gifts to friends, family, or your employees? Get started with Downtown Dollars. They work like gift cards at any participating downtown Kalamazoo restaurants, shops, and businesses. You can purchase them online, and then print them out or use them right from your phone. Shop local and support the community you love.Learn More