Albion has a unique combination of aspects that make it a great place to visit and live.  Albion is located in southern mid Michigan along the I-94 corridor between Chicago and Detroit.  Transportation options in Albion include easy access to the interstate freeways, a train station with stops by Amtrak and Greyhound, and a new taxi cab company.  Bicyclists are enjoying the bike friendly roads, and also a riverwalk that extends through town and is part of the North Country Trail.  Albion’s brick downtown streets are the oldest and longest stretch of continuously bricked streets in Michigan.
Albion is also known for its extensive public parks, 17 parks for the Albion population and guests to enjoy. With one public park for every 600 residents, Albion has more parks per capita that any other city in the United States.  Albion also has a lively arts community, with musicians, and other performing arts, murals, sculpture, and cooking arts in evidence.  Albion has several events each year that bring together its diverse community, for ethnic feasts and a wide ranges of activities not often found in cities this size.
See more information about Albion in the General Guide to Albion

Neighborhood Watch

Albion Neighborhood Watch Flag

Q – Why get involved? A – So you can get to know your neighbors and make your neighborhood more secure. Q – How to do this? A – Talk to them, look out for each other. More ideas: Learn … Continue reading →

Swingin’ at the Shell

Victory Park Bandshell Concerts

Swingin’ at the Shell is a series of free concerts in Albion that are made possible from generous donations. The concerts began at the Victory Park Bandshell, but in the winter of 2014-2015, there were also some free concerts sponsored … Continue reading →

Albion Parks


The interactive Google Map of the Albion River Trail also has hidden layers that you can turn on if you would like. Just click on the list icon in the upper left of the map to turn on the layers … Continue reading →

Holland Park Transformation


Holland Park in Albion Michigan is the former location of West Ward School. A community group is making strides for an inter-generational gathering place. Learn more about Holland Park Transformation on the Holland Park Transformation Facebook page:   An … Continue reading →

Kanoe the Kazoo


From the Greater Albion Chamber of Commerce Kayakers and canoers, get your boats ready for this fun filled adventure paddling the beautiful Kalamazoo River from Homer, MI to Albion, MI. July 25, 2015 – Registration will begin at 7:45 AM … Continue reading →

The American Molder

Occupational Monument by sculptor Ed Chesney.

The American Molder is an “Occupational Monument” designed to be a tribute to the craftsmen and laborers of the Albion community.  It was designed by sculptor Ed Chesney.   He was able to portray a non-racial appearance of the face on … Continue reading →

Mother’s Day History


Albion’s Mother’s Day Founder, Juliette Calhoun Blakeley is described on a historical marker behind the library.  Few people know that Juliette was also very involved in the underground railroad. Her home was one of the Underground Railroad Stations.  A group … Continue reading →

Albion Events


From the Cardboard Classic in January to the Lessons and Carols in December, there are exciting events in the community and at the college for entertainment and socializing.  In this site we will highlight the major events and show why … Continue reading →