2019 Leilapalooza

The 9th Annual Leilapalooza Music Festival

Leilapalooza is a fundraising event for the Leila Arboretum Society and Kingman Museum in Battle Creek Michigan. Leilapalooza is a one day, multi-genre music festival focused on local, regional and national music acts. Brought to you by the BCMAMS.

We Need Your Help!

Would you like to help keep Leilapalooza one of the best music events in the mid-west?

We always need responsible, outgoing people like you! Sign up for one or more 2-hour shifts and get a free t-shirt. Tell your friends to come help too, and have a great day.

Thank you in advance! We appreciate you!

Please click on the volunteer now button below, then fill out the sign-up form.

Volunteer Now!

Event Details

  • Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 10 AM – 11:59 PM

  • Located at the Leila Arboretum - 928 Michigan Ave W, Battle Creek, Michigan 49037

  • Over 60 music acts in 3 stage areas

  • Free to attend - $10 on-site parking

  • Food and beverage vendors


Security Guidelines for Leilapalooza

As part of the Security Guidelines for Leilapalooza, the list of items that are permitted inside has changed. Only bags that comply with standards of 16″ x 16″ x 8″ will be admitted and subject to search. Guests will be asked to return all restricted items to their vehicle. Guests who are caught in the festival site with a restricted item(s) will have the object confiscated and may be subject to ejection.

Our security team reserves the right to search any and all bags before granting access into Leilapalooza. We appreciate your cooperation, please review the following guidelines before coming to Leilapalooza:

Permitted Items:

bags smaller than 16″ x 16″ x 8″ (including soft sided coolers, backpacks and diaper bags, bags cannot have a rigid interior or exterior frame)
cameras - still and video
drink boxes, if you have children in your party or for medical needs
plastic baby bottles if you have a child in your party
lawn chairs
umbrellas (large golf umbrellas and umbrellas with metal tips are strongly discouraged)

Prohibited Items:

tents and pop up canopies
aerosol cans (hairspray, mace, pepper spray, etc.)
animals (except ADA certified service animals) Think of the safety of your animal and before bringing them to a loud, crowded concert.
bags larger than 16″ x 16″ x 8″
beverages of any kind (except juice boxes with children in your party, or for medical needs)
bottles (glass or plastic)
liquid containers of any kind (glass, metal, paper, styrofoam, plastic, etc.)
fireworks, firearms or other weapons
framed backpacks
knives (any size)
laser devices/pointers
markers, paint
noise making devices: air horns, bullhorns, thundersticks, cowbells, bells, horns, kazoos, whistles, and other noisemakers

Past Events