One night only this summer!
Tickets on sale now! Presales available here: Ghosts of Kalamazoo Downtown Summer Tour
About the Tour
Modeled after the ghost tours found in big cities all over the country, the Ghosts of Kalamazoo Historic Tour hopes to provide history with a twist — delivering the weird, the haunted, and the historic stories found throughout Kalamazoo.
Your ticket will be good for a 45-60-minute walking tour around downtown Kalamazoo*.
(*Tours depart the starting location every twenty minutes.)
Last tour leaves at 8:00 pm
Tickets are $10/night in advance (plus fees), $15/night at the door. If pre-registration is closed for a particular tour, please come down anyway – we never turn anyone away!
Ladies Library Association
333 S Park St
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
The Ghosts of Kalamazoo Historic Tour is owned and operated by the JCI Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Jaycees and is staffed by a group of dedicated and loyal volunteers.
Since 1981, the Kalamazoo Jaycees have held a “haunted” event in the month of October in order to raise needed funds for worthy causes in our community. In 2007, we debuted a new event unique to the area – the Ghosts of Kalamazoo Historic Tour.
We sold out two nights and donated $1,900 to Generous Hands, Inc. in that first year. In 2008, we sold out six nights and donated over $4,300 to Warm Kids. Our third year raised over $2,600 – despite fighting nasty weather on many of the Tour nights.
Thanks to wonderful weather and huge crowds, the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Tours shattered all previous records for attendance and money raised. The success has continued over the years, and we’re entering our 13th year in 2019
In total, we have given over $40,000 to local charities since 2007.
Who we are helping
All proceeds from this year’s Tour will once again be donated to JCI Kalamazoo and other local charities.
Is the tour scary?
Nope, we’re a change of pace from the typical Haunted House scene. We’re not trying to frighten anyone, promise any spiritual encounters, do any “Ghostbusting”, etc. There are a TON of great and weird stories around Kalamazoo, and we’d love to pass them along!
Children under 12 are discouraged from going on the Tours. All children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
If you would like more information on the Ghosts of Kalamazoo Historic Tour, please feel free to browse our web site. If you have any questions, contact us at email@example.com or message us here.
You can also call the Kalamazoo Jaycees’ 24-hour hotline at 269-340-0033 for more information.
ABOUT JCI Kalamazoo/ Kalamazoo Jaycees:
JCI Kalamazoo is a leadership development organization for young people 21-40.
To provide development opportunities to empower young people to create positive change.
To be the leading global network of young active citizens.
Want to learn more? Check out http://www.kalamazoojaycees.org/
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