- TripBuzz found 58 things to do with kids in or near Kalamazoo, Michigan, including 41 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Battle Creek, Portage, Augusta and Leland.
- From K-Zoo Skate Zoo to Holiday Lanes, the Kalamazoo area offers 63 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, Movie Theaters, Rock Climbing and Bowling.
- Located in southwest Michigan is the popular city of Kalamazoo. With a population of nearly 75,000 residents, it is a thriving business and residential community. Home to Western Michigan University, the city also offers a college town vibe with charming eateries and many pubs and breweries producing a variety of the states local beers.
K-Zoo Skate Zoo offers Skateboarding, Inline skating and Bikes at their facility. They feature a spine ramp, a 6800 sq. feet inside skating area along with another 7200 sq ft. of skating area outside entirely surfaced with Skatelite.
The Kalamazoo Valley Museum features a planetarium, the Stryker Theater, and the Challenger Learning Center. The museum also offers self-guided tours for children and special exhibits on topics including the archaeology of the Underground Railroad.
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A full menu and specialty cocktails are available through the concessions of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Kalamazoo. In addition to a full dinner, visitors can view first-run films in digital projection along with unique classic movie events.
Featuring two lakes, Markin Glen County Park offers an array of activities for visitors, including fishing, swimming, hiking, and a variety of sports. There are picnic shelters, playgrounds, and camp sites, as well.
Located on the campus of Western Michigan University, the Little Theatre is a movie theater that shows a variety of independent films, art films, documentaries, and foreign films. The theater offers discount admissions, as well.
A large, indoor rock climbing gym, Climb Kalamazoo offers a variety of climbing surfaces. Along with climbing for fun and recreation, the gym further provides training and resources for experienced climbers, along with group parties and other special events.
Farmer's Alley Theatre is home to a professional performance company specializing in intimate theater experiences. Productions vary season to season, and include children's theater and a cabaret series. They also offer educational programs.