Discover the many exciting things to do in Kalamazoo

From local breweries and nightclubs to art studios and public parks, you’ll find a multitude of things to do near Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center. Prospective students and visiting families appreciate being just two miles from Western Michigan University, and Kalamazoo College is less than a mile from the hotel. In between on-site meetings, go see the Kalamazoo Wings play hockey or attend a Growlers Northwoods League baseball game.

You can get a glimpse of the intricate process required to build a guitar at Heritage Guitars or head to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum for hands-on exhibits about science and natural history. Chat with our concierge to get the latest information on what’s happening while you’re in town.

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Air Zoo

4.68 mi / 7.53 km from the hotel
Offering an experience that soars above the norm, this aviation museum showcases vintage airplanes, full-motion flight simulators, and indoor amusement park rides.

Arcadia Creek Festival Place

0.17 mi / 0.27 km from the hotel
From charity walks and runs to local food and music, this venue is full of fun and entertainment throughout the year.

Bell's Brewery

0.33 mi / 0.53 km from the hotel
Schedule a tour and see how craft beer is made and then sip a pint on the patio at one of the oldest craft breweries east of Colorado.

Gilmore Car Museum

13.26 mi / 21.33 km from the hotel
Showcasing nearly 400 unique cars from various decades, this museum takes guests for a fun ride through auto industry history.

Kalamazoo Mall

0.16 mi / 0.26 km from the hotel
Shop the day away in downtown Kalamazoo at the United States' first outdoor shopping mall. In addition to an array of retail shops, the mall features restaurants and hosts special events like holiday festivals.

Kalamazoo Nature Center

4.95 mi / 7.97 km from the hotel
For a healthy dose of outdoor therapy, wander the trails across the 1,100-acre Kalamazoo Nature Center, where you can see live animals as well as interactive exhibits.

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

0.11 mi / 0.18 km from the hotel
Sit back and watch a show in the planetarium or express your creativity with a craft project at this downtown museum that's just as entertaining as it is educational.

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

0.26 mi / 0.42 km from the hotel
Since 1924, the KIA has featured thousands of pieces of art that represent and celebrate the diversity of American culture.

Kalamazoo State Theatre

0.25 mi / 0.4 km from the hotel
Catch a concert, laugh along with comedians, or see a screening of a classic movie at this beautiful theater in downtown Kalamazoo.

Miller Auditorium

1.83 mi / 2.95 km from the hotel
Buy your tickets to Broadway shows, concerts, and cultural events at this venue located on the campus of Western Michigan University.

Wings Event Center

3.62 mi / 5.82 km from the hotel
In addition to a schedule filled with ice skating, curling, and Kalamazoo Wings hockey, this arena hosts live concerts, trade shows, and conventions.

Kal-Haven Trail State Park

4.84 mi / 7.8 km from the hotel
This 33-mile trail links the city of South Haven to the city of Kalamazoo and passes through several small towns and historical points of interest along the way. Enjoy hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling on the trail.