The 4th of July is already next week and beginning late this week, the fun begins all over southwest Michigan.  Kzookids.com have put out a list of all the events happening near and around Kalamazoo. We hope to see you at a few of these!

Saturday June 29, 2019

Kids Workshop: Patriotic Pots

Location: Wenke Greenhouses – 5071 Market Street Kalamazoo
Join us at Wenke Greenhouse for a fun and patriotic morning where kids will get an opportunity to paint and decorate their own red, white and blue patriotic pot. After the paint dries, we'll add more patriotic flair by planting our pot with red and white pansies. The finished product [...]
Time: 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Kids Workshop: Patriotic Pots

Location: Wenke Greenhouses – 5071 Market Street Kalamazoo
Join us at Wenke Greenhouse for a fun and patriotic morning where kids will get an opportunity to paint and decorate their own red, white and blue patriotic pot. After the paint dries, we'll add more patriotic flair by planting our pot with red and white pansies. The finished product [...]
Time: 10:45 am - 11:15 am

Sunday June 30, 2019

Kids Workshop: Patriotic Pots

Location: Wenke Greenhouses – 5071 Market Street Kalamazoo
Join us at Wenke Greenhouse for a fun and patriotic morning where kids will get an opportunity to paint and decorate their own red, white and blue patriotic pot. After the paint dries, we'll add more patriotic flair by planting our pot with red and white pansies. The finished product [...]
Time: 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Kids Workshop: Patriotic Pots

Location: Wenke Greenhouses – 5071 Market Street Kalamazoo
Join us at Wenke Greenhouse for a fun and patriotic morning where kids will get an opportunity to paint and decorate their own red, white and blue patriotic pot. After the paint dries, we'll add more patriotic flair by planting our pot with red and white pansies. The finished product [...]
Time: 10:45 am - 11:15 am

Dorr 4th of July Celebration

Location: Dorr Township South Park – 1842-1846 142nd Ave Dorr
12pm- Classic Car/Truck Show @ the North Park 4pm- Christian Music Festival @ South Park
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday July 1, 2019

Dorr 4th of July Celebration

Location: Dorr Township South Park – 1842-1846 142nd Ave Dorr
FREE Family Fun Night @ Dorr's North Park! Games for kids, Face Painting, Free Hot Dogs and Ice Cream
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday July 2, 2019

Dorr 4th of July Celebration

Location: Dorr Township South Park – 1842-1846 142nd Ave Dorr
Vets & Pets Night 1st Day of Carnival Rides Food and Activities, Pet Costume Contest 6pm-8:30pm @ North Park
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Wednesday July 3, 2019

Dorr 4th of July Celebration

Location: Dorr Township South Park – 1842-1846 142nd Ave Dorr
3-7:30pm- Community Flea Market @ Dorr's South Park 7pm- "Nathan Walton in Concert"
Time: 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Battle Creek Bombers Home Game

Location: C.O. Brown Stadium – 189 Bridge St Battle Creek
Freedom Fireworks presented by OnStaff Friends and Family Night Tickets: Reserved Bleacher- $8, Reserved Box- $12 Children ages 2 & under do not require a ticket provided they do not need a seat
Time: 7:05 pm

City of St. Joseph Fireworks - 2019

Location: Silver Beach – 333 Broad Street St. Joseph
Enjoy the City of St. Joseph Fourth of July Fireworks! Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 at 10 pm in Downtown St. Joseph Visit sjcity.com for a Downtown Parking Map Independence Day Concert Celebration Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra Gates: 6 p.m. Music: Van Dyke Review 6 p.m. and SMSO: 9 p.m. For [...]
Time: 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

South Haven Light Up the Lake - Fireworks

Location: Riverfront Park – at southside marina, Water Street South Haven
July 3rd fireworks at dusk off the North Pier. Viewing from Riverfront Park, North & South Beaches. Coordinated with Music on Cosy 103.7 FM. 3-hour pre-show broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m. on Cosy.
Time: 10:30 pm - 11:15 pm

Thursday July 4, 2019

Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival

Location: W.K. Kellogg Airport – 15551 S. Airport Road Battle Creek
IT'S AIR SHOW TIME!! We'll have FOUR DAYS of Air Show Action during the 2019 Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival. We'll kick off our Air Show portion on Thursday, July 4th with our PRACTICE AIR SHOW. Our Practice Air Show will begin at 12 Noon. This [...]
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Schoolcraft 4th of July Celebration

Location: Schoolcraft High School – 551 Lyons Schoolcraft
The Village of Schoolcraft invites you to join us for our annual 4th of July Celebration and festivities.  We boast one of the biggest parades in southwest Michigan, and offer you a fun-filled day of activities for both young and old, and a fireworks display at dusk.
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Dorr 4th of July Celebration- Parade & Fireworks

Location: Dorr Township South Park – 1842-1846 142nd Ave Dorr
7am- Community Breakfast at Dorr Christian Reformed Church 10:30am- 4th of July Parade! Line begins at the American Legion Hall at 9:00 am or earlier. Parade viewing areas on 18th St & 142nd Ave, continuing past the parks. All Afternoon @ Dorr SouthPark: Food & Beverage Booths / Carnival Rides [...]
Time: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

4th of July Oaklawn Pet, Bike, & Wagon Parade

Location: Brooks Memorial Fountain – 323 W Michigan Ave Marshall
Young people who want to be part of the 2019 Oaklawn Pet, Bike, & Wagon Parade are being encouraged to register by June 26th. There is no fee to participate in the parade, but registration is required. Late registration will be available in person at 8:15am on the morning of [...]
Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Colon 4th of July Celebration

Location: Colon, MI – State Street Colon
The fun starts the evening of July 3rd with the lighting of 30 minute red flares along the shoreline of the three area lakes. The Fourth of July Parade is on Monday July 4th and includes an activity filled midway, magic show at Abbott's, and an awesome fireworks display in [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Free Laser Tag On 4th Of July!

Location: Revel & Roll West – 4500 Stadium Dr Kalamazoo
Yes that's right, FREE LASER TAG! Each Guest Will Receive One Token For One Free Game Of Laser Tag on Thursday, July 4th! *One Free Game Per Person *Tokens Must Be Used On 7-4-19 *Subject To Availability
Time: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Marshall 4th of July Celebration

Location: Brooks Memorial Fountain – 323 W Michigan Ave Marshall
Enjoy a delicious chicken barbecue lunch at Brooks Memorial Fountain along with rousing patriotic music performed by the Marshall Rotary Band. The ideal combination of a tribute to our armed forces along with a lunch around the beautiful fountain will be the highlight of this Independence Day celebration. Join your friends [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Richland Independence Day Parade

Location: Downtown Richland – 32nd street at E D Ave. Richland 
Richland’s annual Independence Day Parade.
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

South Haven 4th of July Parade

Location: Downtown South Haven – Phoenix Street South Haven
This year will be a special one for the community of South Haven. Not only in the town commemorating its 150th anniversary with a year-long series of events, the Fourth of July Parade will be celebrating its 170th anniversary. To honor these significant milestones, the Fourth of July committee has [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

37th Annual 4th of July

Location: Historic Charlton Park – 2545 S. Charlton Park Rd Hastings
37th Annual 4th of July & Veterans Bar-B-Que is July 4, 2019 from 12pm - 4pm, event admission is FREE! Flag raising and Veteran remembrance begin at 12pm before the Bar-B-Que. Games begin at 1:00 pm on the village green. Cost for BBQ is as follows: ages 13+ is $9; [...]
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saugatuck-Douglas 4th of July Parade & Fireworks

Location: Coghlin Park – Culver Street Saugatuck
Noon – 9 PM.  Food trucks & Beverage tent. 2 – 3 PM.  PARADE through downtown Saugatuck.  FIREWORKS at DUSK.  Downtown Saugatuck.  Free admission. The Rotary Club of Saugatuck Douglas is hosting the Waterfront Festival with music, food, children’s activities, and more; beginning at noon in Coghlin park.
Time: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Kalamazoo Growlers Baseball Game: Friends & Family Night

Location: Homer Stryker Field – 251 Mills Street Kalamazoo
4th of July Fireworks. Friends & Family Night presented by Hungry Howie’s I-94 Crosstown Showdown presented by OnStaff Group Freedom and Liberty Specials Affordable family friendly entertainment Great seats start at just $9 Fun atmosphere Kids Zone full of inflatables and games Free parking Great baseball Pictures with Porter Autographs
Time: 7:05 pm

Race at the Kalamazoo Speedway: Red White & Boom

Location: Kalamazoo Speedway – 7656 Ravine RD. Kalamazoo 
Night of Thrills & Spills Featuring Two Monster Trucks, Motocross Ariel Stunt Show, Stunts By Scarecrow, Demo Derby and SW Michigan’s #1 Fireworks Spectacular! Gates open at 12:00pm, with Racing beginning at 7:30pm. Adult tickets: $12-$25 Kids 6-12: $5-$10
Time: 7:30 pm

Gull Lake 4th of July Fireworks

Location: Gull Lake Country Club – 9725 W Gull Lake Dr Richland
Launch Site: Gull Lake Country Club (The Golf Course is completely closed to the public.  Please do not enter any portion of the golf course to view the fireworks) Please enjoy the show from the Lake!
Time: 9:30 pm

Friday July 5, 2019

Kalamazoo Growlers Baseball Game: Red, White & Boom

Location: Homer Stryker Field – 251 Mills Street Kalamazoo
Red, White & Boom presented by Steensma Lawn & Power Equipment Freedom and Liberty Specials Affordable family friendly entertainment Great seats start at just $9 Fun atmosphere Kids Zone full of inflatables and games Free parking Great baseball Pictures with Porter Autographs
Time: 7:05 pm

Portage Rotary 4th of July Fireworks

Location: Ramona Park – 8600 S. Sprinkle Rd. Portage
July 4th fireworks, sponsored by the Portage Rotary Club will return to Portage at Ramona Park on Long Lake."Portage Rotary is so proud of its commitment to the community. The 4th of July fireworks event is the Rotary's way of celebrating our wonderful city", says Chris Buckley, President of Portage [...]
Time: 10:15 pm - 11:00 pm

Saturday July 6, 2019

Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival

Location: W.K. Kellogg Airport – 15551 S. Airport Road Battle Creek
IT'S AIR SHOW TIME!! We'll have FOUR DAYS of Air Show Action during the 2019 Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival. We'll kick off our Air Show portion on Thursday, July 4th with our PRACTICE AIR SHOW. Our Practice Air Show will begin at 12 Noon. This [...]
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Lawton Summerfest 2019

Location: Lawton Public Library – 125 S Main St Lawton
We are shutting down Main Street for summerfest!! Car show 10-3 Craft show 10-3 Parade 5:00 Band 7:30 Fireworks (on Main Street) 10:30 Plus a lot of other activities during the day!
Time: 7:30 am - 10:30 pm

Gun Lake Fireworks

Location: Yankee Springs Recreation Area – 2104 S. Briggs Road Middleville
July 6th at dusk.  Yankee springs state park.
Time: 10:00 pm