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 […]

What Is Culture Pass GR and Why You Need It

Say hello to Culture Pass GR – an affordable way to visit local attractions in Grand Rapids! This three-day pass costs $24 and affords access to seven downtown attractions. It also includes offers and discounts to local arts and culture organizations like Broadway Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Treetop Adventure Park and Opera Grand Rapids. Purchasing the pass will give you […]

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 […]

No Power = Free Movies | Feb. 9th and 10th

Power outages are dark and dismal but Consumer Energy and Celebration!Cinema want to brighten your day by giving you a free theater experience. How does a free movie, pop, popcorn…annnnd electricity sound? 2,000 free tickets will be provided for those affected by the power outages between Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. and going through Sunday, Feb. 10. Here are the […]

Lights on Creston Event Taking Place Dec. 5

Photo courtesy of Best of Creston Facebook page The holiday season is coming to the Grand Rapids area so be sure to mark your calendars for lots of fun-filled events. One event that is a must attend is the Lights on Creston event that will be taking place on December 5 from 4-9 PM. Find out more about what you […]

The Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World Comes to Meijer Gardens

Photo courtesy of Fredrick Meijer Gardens The Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is known for being a haven of beauty and an escape to nature for visitors and residents alike. With the holiday season coming, we can all look forward to the institution’s annual Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World which will be on display from November 20 […]

The Meritage Group Kicks Off Its Coats for Combos Drive

Photo courtesy of Fox 17 Now that the holiday season is upon us, it is time to start thinking about giving back. Every year the Meritage Group, one of the largest Wendy’s franchise groups, does this with their ‘Coats for Combos’ drive. This year’s event will be kicking off on Monday, November 5th and will run through November 11th. Those […]

The Nomad Gallery La Dia De Los Muertos Event to Take Place Nov. 2

Photo courtesy of NOMAD Gallery Facebook page Halloween is an exciting and spooky time, but it is the days after Halloween that can be even scarier. These are the days known as the Day of the Dead, or La Dia De Los Muertos, which span from October 31 to Nov. 2. On November 2, the NOMAD Gallery will be honoring […]

The Tinsel, Treats and Trolley Event Returns to Ada Township Nov. 30

Photo courtesy of Grand Rapids Kids The holiday season is coming to Grand Rapids and it’s time to start marking your calendars for some exciting community events.  One event you should add to your schedule is Tinsel, Treats and Trolleys which will be taking place in the Ada Township on November 30 from 5:30-9:00 PM. Find out more about what […]

The Must-Visit Outdoor Spots In Grand Rapids, MI

By Rebakah White Grand Rapids isn’t just known for its beer. While this city is full to the brim with breweries and other notable restaurants, museums, and indoor adventures to enjoy, this world-class city also offers a whole host of outdoor offerings. Whether you’re interested in a tranquil outing an adventure-packed day of excitement, there are a handful of outdoor […]