Do-Dah Parade steps off Saturday in downtown Kalamazoo


KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The whacky, mythical and downright creative characters of Kalamazoo are coming out for one wild parade Saturday in Kalamazoo.

This will be the 34th annual Do-Dah Parade in the city of Kalamazoo.

Around 60 groups will take part in the parade through downtown, having some silly fun along the way.

You can catch Newschannel 3 out there impersonating our favorite chief meteorologist, Keith Thompson!

The parade steps off at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

The route runs:

  • Portage and Lovell
  • West on Lovell
  • North on Park
  • East on W. Michigan
  • South on Portage to Lovell

These roads will be closed from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The following road closures will be in effect between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. for staging:

  • Portage Road between Lovell and the Portage-Pitcher Connector
  • Jasper Street between Lovell and Walnut
  • Lovell St. between Portage St. and Pitcher
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