Science on Tap Grand Rapids: The Science of Brewing

Science on Tap is an opportunity for conversation, debate, and interaction between scientists and the public while enjoying your favorite libation. Each month at the SpeakEZ Lounge, a knowledgeable expert hosts a discussion about a current scientific topic: cutting edge cancer detection techniques, climate change, Ebola virology, sex in the animal kingdom, Parkinson’s disease, or brewing beer, to name just […]

Wayland Art Hop

Come out and enjoy the season with Wayland’s tree lighting, hot chocolate and cookies, horse and wagon rides, children’s activities, live music, children’s stories being read, student’s singing carols, bake sales and more.

Holland Oktoberfest

Holland’s Annual Oktoberfest at Brew Merchant and Merchant Hall. Join us Saturday, September 29, beginning at 2pm for Holland’s Second Annual Oktoberfest at 442 Washington… Just a short drive from GR! Along with brews from Germany, New Holland, Our Brewing Co, Brewery 424, Big Lake and others are providing special a Oktoberfest beer for the fest. Coppercraft is providing a […]


The 10th annual FREE West Michigan Labor Fest will be held on Labor Day along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids at the beautiful Ah-Nab-Awen Park in front of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. September 3, 2018 11:00am – 5:00pm FREE all day admission to the Gerald R. Ford Museum. Bring a blanket to sit on the hill […]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Sydney on a Premium Glass Boat

New Year’s Eve Cruises in Sydney may be months away, but Clearview Glass Boat Cruises have opened bookings with early bird prices offering great savings. Three unique glass boat packages (one is already sold out) that include a 5-course dinner, premium drinks & entertainment! This topped by 360° views of the harbour events and NYE fireworks displays are definitely a […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Grand Rapids Celebrates GR Asian Pacific Festival Week June 4-9

Local businesses are an important part of every community, building the area’s economy and providing a sense of citizenry in the neighborhood. During the week of June 4, Grand Rapids will be celebrating the Asian Pacific businesses in the area during GR Asian Pacific Festival Week. Find out more about this exciting event and the various activities that will be […]