Sunday, May 27, 2012

Summer 2012 Events

Summer in Kalamazoo offers many options: biking, canoeing, hiking, or campingLake Michigan is a short drive (or a long bike ride) away.  Lots of small towns (and bigger ones) offer summer festivals.

 Summer events near Kalamazoo

June 1-3 Cerulean Warbler Weekend Hastings

June 2 National Trails Day

June 9-10 Michigan Free Fishing Weekend

June 14-16 Harborfest South Haven

June 14-16 56th Annual Waterfest Three Rivers

June 16 Breakfast on the Farm  free tickets Scotts 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

June 30-July 1 Balloon Festival Battle Creek

July 11-15 Kindleberger Summer Festival Parchment

July 21 Southwest Michigan Bicycle Expo Kalamazoo 10am-4pm (county fairgrounds)

August 6-11 Thornapple River Expedition Potterville to Ada

August 9-12 Blueberry Festival South Haven

Also consider:

West Michigan Summer Weekends

Events at Kalamazoo's Arcadia Creek Festival Place
Event listings from Discover Kalamazoo

West Michigan Weekly has a list of W. Michigan bike trails and scheduled bike rides
Gazelle Sports' calendar of West Michigan Races and Running Workshops

League of Michigan Bicyclist's Michigan Ride Calendar

West Michigan Coastal Kayaker's Association Event Calendar
Outdoor Athlete has lists for Michigan running, biking and triathlon events. 

Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy volunteer workdays
Pure Michigan has a list of June events throughout Michigan and August events

State park events for June, July, and August 2012 from Michigan's DNR.

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