Festival of the Arts | A 50 Year Celebration

50.YEARS.STRONG aka HALF A CENTURY! Festival of the Arts is celebrating a major milestone as the longest running festival in Michigan and YOU’RE INVITED! Find out what you can expect when you attend this weekend’s event. The 2019 Festival of the Arts will take place on June 7, 8 and 9. This free event is a celebration of every type of […]

15+ Spring and Summer Events on Grand Rapids’ West Side

As the weather heats up, Grand Rapids residents can look forward to fun activities happening all around the city. Since GRNow’s HQ is at the Hendrik (which makes us West Side residents) we have rounded up over 15 West Side events we ALL can look forward to. 5/16: The Holiday Spring Wine Event: Stop down to The Holiday from 6:30-9:30 […]

Third Annual Cider Week Comes to Grand Rapids May 12-18

Raise your glasses Grand Rapids – it’s Cider Week! Get to know your local cideries and explore innovative flavors with unique pairings, while engaging in cider related activities all over the city. If you are planning on attending, here are some of the things you can look forward to. When | Sunday, May 12, 2019 – Saturday, May 18, 2019 […]

5 Reasons to Attend Barley, BBQ & Beats

The Barley, BBQ and Beats event is coming to Grand Rapids! This will be a great opportunity to have fun with likeminded members of the community while supporting a good cause. The event will be held on Saturday, May 11 at DeVos Place and tickets are just $40 or $45 at the door. Read on to find out five reasons […]

GR{KNOW} | Exciting Developments at Creston Brewery

If you’re a fan of Creston Brewery you will be excited to learn about all that’s happening at their location. You can already expect great food, a variety of beer selections, a vibrant event space and patio where locals can soak up the warm West Michigan weather. Today, we are sharing a few coming developments to look forward to in […]

11 Things You Should Know About the International Wine, Beer and Food Festival

The Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival is an annual tasting event that features 1700 wines beers and ciders from around the world as well as creations from fine local restaurants. Now in its 11th year, it is the perfect activity for those wanting to learn more about food and spirits as well as connoisseurs looking to experience […]

Brewery Vivant Holds the 8th Annual Fork Fest on Oct. 26

Photo courtesy of Romence Gardens and Greenhouses Brewery Vivant is well known as the world’s first LEED certified microbrewery. But better than that…it’s a great place for excellent beer and delicious food! On Friday, Oct. 26 join the brewery for their 8th annual Fork Fest. Learn more about what you can expect when you attend. Photo courtesy of Trip Advisor Fork Fest […]

Waverly Stone Gastropub to Open in the Place of 8th St. Grille

Photo courtesy of Holland Sentinel Fans of the 8th St. Grille can look forward to exciting new developments in the area. Although some may be saddened by the news that the grille will be closing on September 29, it has been announced that its owners will be embarking on a new venture, the Waverly Stone Gastropub, which will be taking […]

Uccello’s Ristorante Features the Grand Tapids Event Throughout the Month of July

Beers seem to be getting more adventurous. When thinking of flavors, they can be anything from savory to spicy to sweet. If you like being daring with your beer choices, Uccello’s Ristorante has a summer experience you are sure to enjoy. Read on to find out more about their Grand Tapids event which will be featured throughout the month of […]

Founders Fest Returns to Grand Rapids on June 16

Beer and music fans in Grand Rapids are likely to be looking forward to the upcoming Founders Fest 2018: A Celebration of Beer and Music. This annual event is now in it’s 11th year and will present the community with great beer and musical performances on Saturday June 16 from 3-11 PM in the Founders Tap Room. Read on to […]