Experience More...

Online Visitor's Guide

2015 Visitors Guide

Chocked-full of information to help you plan your trip... more


Book Your Stay

  • Hotel
  • Flight
  • Car
Adults: Rooms:


Cool Brews. Hot Eats. Instagram Contest

 Instagram image

iPhone users:
Download the App on iTunes

Android users:
Download the App on Google Play

Grand Rapids is all a brew with the Cool Brews. Hot Eats promotion.  Grand Rapids will celebrate Beer Week by sipping craft beer and warming up with delicious food. Over 60 participating restaurants are offering specials that will included beer pairing options or dining choices created with beer.

Why not share your Cool Brews. Hot Eats. experiences on Instagram?

Share how you are celebrating Cool Brews. Hot Eats. through photos of your meal, your favorite brew or you enjoying any events happening during Beer Week leading up to the sold-out Winter Beer Festival! Participants enter the contest by including the hashtag #CoolBrewsHotEats during the promotion, February 17 - March 1. Accepted entries will be notified through Instagram and will be asked to claim their entry. Photos must be claimed to officially enter. Photo with the most likes will win. Winner will be announced Friday March 8. Photos will also be shared on the ExperienceGR Facebook fanpage.

The winner will receive a $50 gift card to Grand Rapids Brewing Co., Michigan's only certified organic brewery, 2 Beer City USA pint glasses and a Beer City Ale Trail t-shirt.

Terms & Conditions
*Experience Grand Rapids does not claim any ownership rights in photos that you post on our Facebook ‘wall', tweet directly to our account or hashtag #ExperienceGR However, by sharing a picture with us, either thorough Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram you hereby grant to Experience Grand Rapids a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, revocable, non-transferable, perpetual license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly display and/or reproduce, your photo, including without limitation in any online media formats and through any social media channels, pages or accounts. You can revoke this license at any time by contacting us in writing at arobyns@experiencegr.com to let us know you no longer want us to use your photo. In case of a tie, a photo will be selected at random.