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Barbershop Harmony Society - Michigan

Grand Rapids Welcomes the
2018 Pioneer District Spring Convention for the
Barbershop Harmony Society - Michigan

April 20-22, 2018

Grand Rapids is pulling out all the stops to ensure an incredible meeting experience!

Crowne Plaza

Crowne Pool

Crowne Deck


The newly renovated Crowne Plaza Hotel will be the headquarters hotel in 2018. This full service hotel is conveniently located just off of I-96 in the heart of suburban Grand Rapids that features premiere shopping and dining options. The hotel offers a restaurant, lounge and plenty of free parking.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
5700 East 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

The Barbershop Harmony Society has negotiated a reduced standard room rate at the Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids for those attending the Pioneer District Spring Convention.
To make a reservation over the phone, call the Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids at 616-957-1770 and mention that you are with the Barbershop Harmony Group.
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Getting to Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is easy to get to by plane, train and automobile. Eight airlines offer more than 120 daily non-stop flights to and from Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Amtrak provides daily rail service between Chicago and Grand Rapids.

We're situated at the junction of two major expressways, within a day's drive of half the U.S. population - see drive times to selected cities by clicking here.

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Grand Rapids offers an astonishing breadth and depth of restaurants. Local chefs emphasize fresh, creative, farm-to-table cuisine. Click the Dining link at left for a taste.

Click here for a map to the restaurants near the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

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Nightlife and Events

You'll find plenty of things to do after dark in Grand Rapids. Our downtown entertainment district puts you in the middle of a dazzling array of nightlife diversions such as brewpubs, live-music bars, sports bars, comedy clubs, theaters and more!



From mega malls to independent boutiques, Grand Rapids is a treasure-hunter's paradise. Unique art galleries and specialty shops are found throughout downtown and surrounding neighborhoods.

Click here for your shopping options.

Family Art Museum

Art & Culture

Grand Rapids is renowned for its support of the arts. City streets are lined with sculptures, two downtown art museums captivate visitors and Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has been named one of the world's "Top 30 Must-See Museums." Great live music and theater, too!

Click here to find all the culture to enhance your experience in Grand Rapids.

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Family Playcation

Families of all ages will find lots to see and do in Grand Rapids. From amusement parks to zoos, your kids will enjoy a safe, friendly, wholesome good time.

Click here to get your kids excited about coming to town with you.

Family Biking

Outdoor Escape

Outdoor enthusiasts love Grand Rapids for its incredible variety of recreational pursuits. Championship golf courses, fishing and swimming lakes, biking and hiking trails, and much more are just minutes away from wherever you are.

Explore your recreational options by clinking here.

Inviting. Engaging. Inspiring.

Every city has hotels and meeting spaces. So what makes Grand Rapids different? Watch this quick video to explore the quality of life that sets us apart - and why Grand Rapids has become one of the nation's hottest meeting and travel destinations!