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 […]

DAAC Finds New Location on Plainfield Avenue

  The Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC) has been serving the Grand Rapids community as an artistic outlet for over 15 years. Back in 2013, the collective left their location on Division Avenue when the building come under new ownership. They are happy to announce that they have found a new venue! Where | 1553 Plainfield Avenue {Creston Neighborhood} About […]

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 […]

The 1st Annual Michigan Kombucha Festival Comes to Grand Rapids May 18

  There’s a #GRANDNEW event coming to Grand Rapids featuring all things Kombucha. This slightly alcoholic fermented green or black tea drink is growing in popularity due to it’s ability to provide a buzz, as well as potential health benefits. Sounds like a win-win to us! If you’re a fan of this drink, you will want to attend the 1st Annual […]

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 […]

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

The Ultimate Financial Vision Board Workshop 2019

Are you ready to start living your best life? It’s time to write your 2019 vision and make it plain! Does any of these sound like you? – Tired of not achieving the goals you’ve set for yourself – Disappointed that you’re still working on goals you’ve set years ago – Dissatisfied that you aren’t elevating your lifestyle on a […]

Sustainable Event Culture

West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will host a forum on sustainable conventions, events, and the development of a sustainable event culture in Grand Rapids and West Michigan on Monday, December 10 at DeVos Place Convention Center. A panel of local leaders will discuss why sustainable conventions and events are important to Grand Rapids as a community and what meeting facilities […]