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2023 Great for the Family

Thank you to our 2023 New Year's Fest Theatre & Specialty Acts.

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Location: First Presbyterian - Social Hall

Times: 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00 (P.M.)


Ventriloquist Richard Paul "He's that Funny Puppet Guy: A high energy, funny family show mixes puppets, magic, music, and a whole lot of audience participation. children, teens and adults, will be laughing out loud and thinking, “This guy has too much time on his hands.”

Lego City

Location: KNAC - Social Hall 

Time: 6-9:45 p.m.

A massive display of everyone's favorite childhood toy: Legos! This amazing display is equally intricate and complex. A holiday classic and must see site at our NYF venues!

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Location: First United Methodist Church

Time: 6:00, 7:45, 9:30, 11:15 (P.M.)

Don't blink, or you'll miss it. Combining brand-new magic and nonstop, ridiculous comedy, Magician Alan Smola's fast-paced show will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Alan has been captivating audiences with maqgic since he was 16 years old. He comes back to Kalamazoo, despite all the big corporate shows he does each year, because he is a NYF staple!

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Location: KNAC

6:00, 7:45, 9:30, 11:15 (P.M.)

Crawlspace Eviction has been delivering laughs to Kalamazoo since 2003. Playing “Whose Line Is It Anyway” style improv games, this troupe shows audiences just how much fun it is when what happens next is anybody’s guess. Get ready to laugh and maybe even be a part of this high-energy comedy experience.

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