Sunday, November 4, 2012

Winter events 2012-2013

A little snow ahead?  Winter in Kalamazoo is the time for skiing, sledding and skating.  Many nearby communities sponsor parades and winter festivals.  Winter beach walks are invigorating while a quiet walk in the woods can be contemplative.  Dress warmly!

Winter Events near Kalamazoo
November 10, 2012 The Annual Kalamazoo Holiday Parade 11 am Kalamazoo
November 26, 2012 Marshall's 48th Annual Christmas Parade 7:00 PM Marshall

November 27, 2012 Parade of Lights 6:30 PM Holland

December 7, 2012 Sinterklaas Eve Procession 7:00 PM Holland

December 8, 2012 Free Admission Day and Local Gift Fair  9 am -4 pm Kalamazoo Nature Center Kalamazoo

December 14, 2012 - January 5, 2013. Christmas Bird Count
December 15, 2012 Santacon Kalamazoo 6pm Kalamazoo

December 31, 2012 New Year's Eve Fest Kalamazoo
January 4-5 2013 Ice Sculpting Competition Holland

January 12-18 2013 Kalamazoo Beer Week Kalamazoo

 January 19 Schrier Park Winter Sports Fest.  Try skis or snowshoes from Lee's Adventure Sports Portage

January 24 - 27, 2013 Winterfest 2013 Grand Haven

January 26, 2013 Party in your Parka  Muskegon State Park

January 29 – February 2, 2013 Muskegon Snowfest Muskegon

February 1-3, 2013 Icebreaker 2013 South Haven

February 8-10, 2013 Magical Ice Carving Festival Saint Joseph

February 15 -18,  2013  Great Backyard Bird Count

February 16 - 17, 2013 Free Fishing Winter Weekend throughout Michigan

February 23, 2013 Winter Beer Festival Grand Rapids

March 2, 2013 Quietwater Symposium East Lansing

Ongoing events
International Festival of Lights Battle Creek November 17-December 31

Holiday Kerstmarkt Holland

Millennium Park Skate Rink
opens by December 15, 2012 Portage

See also

Discover Kalamazoo's event listing
February Happenings from West Michigan Weekly
Pure Michigan's February eventsHoliday Light events
Outdoor Athelete's Winter Sports events

Gazelle Sports Races and running calendar

Kalamazoo in Winter
from CommunityLink

West Michigan Winter Weekends

Sarrett Nature Center's Weekend Programs Benton Harbor

The Department of Natural Resources has events in the State Parks in November, December, January, and February.

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