GR{KNOW} | Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival Receives Honorary Mention in Forbes Magazine

  Three cheers for the Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer and Food Festival! This highly-anticipated event has been named as one of a dozen ‘Best Fall Wine Festivals in North America You Don’t Want to Miss’ by Forbes travel writer Sandra MacGregor. Learn more about the festival and why it should be added to your list of priority fall activities […]

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 | […]

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 […]