From Spring to Fall, Kalamazoo's Arcadia Creek Festival Place is the place to be for outdoor fun. The 2018 lineup includes music, food, blues, barbecue and many other hues.

The calendar begins in April and the season lasts until late October at the bandshell at Arcadia Creek Festival Place. Here are the 7 2018 events not to miss:

  • 1

    Color Run Hero Tour

    April 14

    Earn your Unicorn medal and revel in the explosion of color in what they call "the Happiest 5k on the Planet."

    Photo: Bobby Guy
  • 2

    Kalamazoo Pride

    June 8 & 9

    Celebrate diversity and love who you are at Kalamazoo Pride, now in its 11th year.

    Photo: Dana Marshall
  • 3

    Kalamazoo Blues Festival

    July 12, 13 & 14

    Music was meant to be enjoyed outdoors in the Summer. Kalamazoo Blues Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary by returning to Arcadia Creek.

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  • 4

    Kalamazoo Ribfest

    August 2, 3, 4

    Three days of smokin' music and smoked bbq ribs.

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  • 5

    Audiotree Music Festival

    Sept 22 & 23

    Indie music and craft beer highlight this eclectic weekend.

    Milos Stojanovic
  • 6

    Kalamazoo Walk To End Alzheimer's

    September 9

    Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer's.

    Photo: Bobby Guy
  • 7

    Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

    October 13

    Celebrate survivors, have fun and raise money for the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives.

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