Maranda announces additional Park Party coming to Downtown Kalamazoo!

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) – Maranda, WOOD TV8, and WOTV 4 Women are excited to announce that a 6th Maranda Park Party location has been added to the 2017 schedule.  Maranda will be bringing an afternoon of free fun to downtown Kalamazoo on July 6th at Bronson Park.

“We are excited to bring our park party into downtown Kalamazoo.  It’s the first time we’ve been in the heart of the city, and to be able to once again partner with the Kalamazoo Public Schools and the city of Kalamazoo, it’s going to be a very exciting day,” said Maranda.

Maranda’s Park Parties 2017

Thursdays, noon – 2 p.m.

  • June 22- Lamar Park, Wyoming
  • June 29- Smith Ryerson Park, Muskegon
  • July 6, Bronson Park, Kalamazoo
  • July 13- East Kentwood High School, Kentwood
  • July 20- Kollen Park, Holland
  • July 27- Northwestern Middle School, Battle Creek

The Kalamazoo Park Party is part of WOOD TV8 newly announced expansion into downtown Kalamazoo. WOOD TV8 just announced the unveiling of the Downtown Studio along with staff who will live and work in the Kalamazoo community.  The Kalamazoo Park Party will happen in the heart of the city and bring an afternoon of free fun to families this summer.

Maranda’s Park Parties have become a beloved tradition in West Michigan. This season marks the 23rd consecutive year that Maranda will bring great entertainment, a huge variety of attractions, great community resources from local nonprofits and a ton of prizes to local communities in West Michigan.

Once again, in working with USDA, Michigan Dept. of Ed and local school districts, free lunch will be served to anyone 18 and under starting at 11:30 a.m., while supplies last. Maranda’s Park Parties have been recognized by the USDA as one of the nation’s largest summer feeding programs.

Park Parties run from noon-2 pm at the dates listed above. Every Park Party also includes free activities, games, entertainment and, of course, prizes! We invite you and your community to join us for a great celebration all summer long!

For more Maranda, watch “Maranda Where You Live” weekdays at 4:30pm on WOTV 4 Women.


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