Free Performance by Symbolica Flag Dancers from Genk, Belgium

Enjoy a free 70 minute performance! Grand Rapids, Michigan is hosting 54 members of the Flag Dance Ensemble, Symbolica from Genk, Belgium. Symbolica combines contemporary dance with flags. They bring an innovative program of flag dancing in which the frivolity of moving flags unites with the robustness of the musical rhythm. Come experience the exchange of cultures and help share […]

Wayland Main Street Celebration

The City of Wayland is celebrating 150 years!!! There will be Food, Music, Art, Games, Competitions, Dancing, Singing, Free Kids Activities, Several Food Vendors Available.

Spanish Music Time: Canta y Baila Conmigo® & Instrument Creation

Hands and Feet Family Music brings this event to Hopscotch for families with infants, toddlers and children of all ages! Music and instrument creation. ***We need to collect materials for the instruments…please drop off Pringles and Quaker Oats containers at Hopscotch or bring some with you!*** Questions? Give us a call at 616-233-4008 or email at

Improvements to the Look of Huff Park Call for a Scavenger Hunt!

The City of Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department is constantly working to make the city safer and more attractive. Recently, the organization has made improvements to the boardwalk at Huff Park. To celebrate, the city will be holding a scavenger hunt this Friday, July 13. This will give locals an opportunity to explore the boardwalk while children can engage […]

Griffins to Kick Off the 15th Annual Lids at the Library Event

We all know how important helmet safety is and, to raise awareness, the Grand Rapids Griffins Hockey Team will be hosting the ‘Lids at the Library’ event. Lids at the Library will include a number of fun community events including the giving away of two hundred bike helmets. The helmets will be given to children aged 1-12 at local library […]

Detroit’s Original Coney Island Scheduled to Open in Grand Rapids

The taste of a Coney Island hot dog is one that is rarely duplicated and can be difficult to find. Grand Rapids residents will be thrilled to learn that this flavor experience is one that will be available to them daily due to the opening of Detroit’s Original Coney Island which is scheduled for the end of July. Read on […]

20 Places to Cool Off in Grand Rapids: Swim Edition!

The temperature is rising here in West Michigan and everybody could use a swim! Pools and lakes are super fun ways to spend the day with your friends and family, and there are tons of fantastic and affordable options right near Grand Rapids. Here are 20 places to cool off! Long Lake Park – Open natural areas with a mile of water on […]

The Cars and Coffee Grand Rapids Event to Take Place at the Downtown Market June 15

If you love cars, and you love coffee, then oh boy, do we have the event for you! On June 15, from 7-10 PM, the Cars and Coffee Grand Rapids event will be taking place at the Downtown Market. Here, automotive enthusiasts from all around the country will be bringing their custom, exotic and high-performance cars to Grand Rapids, much […]

The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival Comes to Grand Rapids June 15-16

When we think of supporting the arts in our community, we think of music, paintings, dance performances…. But what about chalk? Although we may not think of it as such, chalk has been an art form used by many of us before we even started school and, with a bit of creativity, it can be elevated to be considered awe […]