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Plenty of guitar history in Kalamazoo
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Orville Gibson started the Gibson Guitar Corporation in the late 19th century in Kalamazoo.

Photo: Heritage Guitars/Discover Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo-built Checker cab on display
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The iconic Checker taxis that once dominated the streets of New York and Chicago were built in Kalamazoo.

Photo: Kalamazoo Valley Museum/Discover Kalamazoo

Much more than a baker’s dozen on offer at Sweetwaters Donut Mill
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Sweetwaters Donut Mill has been named one of the top donut shops in the world by AOL, Thrillist, MSN and more.

Photo: Discover Kalamazoo

Aerial view of Asheville, North Carolina
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Nearby Experiences

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Cars in every color of the rainbow at Street Rods Nationals North
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Discover Kalamazoo

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Street Rods Nationals North

September

Pumpkins decorate a rustic fence during the Olde Tyme Harvest Festival
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Discover Kalamazoo
The holiday parade led by a cheerful snowman
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Discover Kalamazoo

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Kalamazoo Holiday Parade

November

A delicious flight awaits during Beer Week
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Discover Kalamazoo

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Kalamazoo Beer Week

January

Getting a how-to at the Maple Sugar Festival
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Kalamazoo Nature Center

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Maple Sugar Festival

March

Tickling the ivories at Gilmore International Keyboard Festival
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The Gilmore Keyboard Festival/Discover Kalamazoo
Strolling the art stalls at June Jubilee
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Discover Kalamazoo

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June Jubilee

June

Soaring through the air during Richland Park Horse Trials
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Richland Park Horse Trials