Family Fun Events from the West Michigan Tourist Association

The West Michigan Tourist Association joined us to talk about events for the whole family.

Allegan Event

Starting this Friday, Allegan Event will be open for walk-in guests on the weekends. They are limiting attendance to 25% of their capacity, plus new sanitation and distancing protocols. You can also pre-book a reservation for during the week online. They have a bi-level Sky Trail ropes course, plus climbing walls, an arcade & game area, and concessions. If you want to do their riverfront zip line, Allegan Event is taking online bookings for their 600 ft zipline over the Kalamazoo River as well.  

Baby Animal Days at Lewis Farms

Spend the day getting up close and personal with baby animals at Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo in New Era. Their “Baby Animal Days” are taking place June 20th and 21st, and 27th and 28th. They’ll be featuring their baby chicks, ducklings, and fluffy bunnies, and you can even pet goat kids in their special exhibits. Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo is currently operating at 50% capacity, and you can purchase admission tickets on their website.

Juneteenth Celebration

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum will be hosting their 2020 Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom online this year. Juneteenth is the oldest know celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, and is observed annually in remembrance of emancipation. Join the Kalamazoo Valley Museum via their Facebook page this Friday, June 19th for this virtual community experience. From 1pm until 5pm on Friday, their Facebook page will feature live music, poetry, dance, visual art, and history from some of Kalamazoo’s most prominent Black creatives.