#GRANDNEW | Amped Reality Takes Grand Rapids Entertainment to the Next Level

Have you ever wanted to go to space? Or immerse your body into your favorite video game? Not only is new technology making that possible, but you don’t have to travel far to get these types of experiences. Amped Reality is bringing it right to Grand Rapids with their virtual reality experience center! Date Opening | Open Now Location | […]

#RaiseAGlass For ANOTHER Sold Out Weekend

Wine lovers in Grand Rapids will not want to miss out on the Raise a Glass Wine Tour. It is an upscale exclusive experience that gives guests the opportunity to have a taste or culture and conversation through wine and food. Find out why you will want to add a Raise a Glass Wine Tour to your local bucket list. […]

GR{KNOW} | 4th of July Weekend Fun in West Michigan

July 4th week is upon us and we’re rounding up the best places to go to and enjoy those fireworks! If you are spending the holiday in the West Michigan area, check out a variety of suggestions below. Cascade Township July 4th Celebration: A book sale, parade, flyby, games, rides, music and fireworks all in one event? Well that’s what […]

GR{KNOW} | Fruit Fest Comes to Downtown Market Grand Rapids

  Summertime in West Michigan is all about splashing in the pool, going to the beach and eating those delicious summer fruits. The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is celebrating the season in a big way with Fruit Fest. Learn more about what you can expect when you drop by.  Event | Fruit Fest Location | Downtown Market Grand Rapids | […]

GR{KNOW} | Design Updates to the Exterior of the Van Andel Arena Underway

Van Andel Arena is in the heart of Grand Rapids and a terrific venue for major concerts and sporting events. Now there will be even more to look forward to when you visit the arena for an event. Plans are in the works for an exterior facelift to make the location more modern and practical. The project will include an […]

Family Fun | 4 Walker/Standale Events That Should Be On Your Radar This Summer

Walker/Standale are one in the same. This suburb located just west of Grand Rapids, is a vibrant community known for being a terrific place to live, work and grow. This summer, the city will be hosting several exciting events. Read on for a complete lineup of what’s to come. June 10 | Summer Fun Kick Off Carnival: Hosted by the Kent District […]

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 […]

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Announces the Opening of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture Garden

The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has long been a haven for art and nature. In their efforts to consistently provide a new experience for Grand Rapids locals, they have just announced the opening of the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture Garden. Find out more about what you can expect when you visit. The Stuart and Barbara Padnos Sculpture […]

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 […]

Mardi Gras Kidney Ball and Auction

The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan’s ninth annual Mardi Gras Kidney Ball will be held at Thousand Oaks Country Club in Grand Rapids. Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m. followed by a fabulous dinner and dessert reception, as well as a silent auction, incredible entertainment and a spirited live auction. Please contact Jen Bovia for questions about attendance and tickets