Summer Events

Downtown Shopping & Dining

Downtown Kalamazoo is home to 65 retail shops, 61 restaurants, 15 live music venues, 12 theaters, 7 art galleries and over 3,000 parking spots - more than all the area big box stores combined. Make Downtown a part of your summer plans and find unique gifts, experiences and local flavors that go beyond your expectations.


Free 90 Minute Parking

All Day – Everyday

Did you know that there are 400 FREE 90-minute one-street parking spaces in Downtown Kalamazoo?

Parking meters are free on weekdays after 5 p.m. and all Central-City-operated ramps and meters are FREE all day Sunday!

Come down! Eat, Shop, and Play in Downtown Kalamazoo!


Follow @DowntownKalamazoo on Twitter and Instagram and share your downtown moments on the hashtag #onlydowntownkzoo. Show us what you do, where you eat, and where you shop!

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