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Have you seen the latest viral sensations happening in Grand Rapids?
YouTube Trends states that Grand Rapids is the LipDub Capital of America. Even if we aren't we enjoy making them. Check out the ones that have been created here.
It's our way of welcoming you to Grand Rapids, Michigan: a world record-breaking lip dub video featuring thousands of participants throughout our city lip-synching to Don McLean's "American Pie."
The Grand Rapids Lip Dub video has surpassed 1.6 million viewers on YouTube and has garnered worldwide media coverage spanning multiple continents, including Asia, Europe and Australia. In the U.S., it's attracted plenty of attention and accolades from coast to coast:
Film critic Roger Ebert dubbed it the "greatest music video ever made."
Nightly news magazine, "Inside Edition," featured segments of the video in its syndicated show.
Kathy Lee and Hoda discussed the LipDub video on their segment of The Today show. Watch the clip.
Perhaps the greatest endorsement came from the "American Pie" singer himself. Don McClean posted "Amazing "American Pie" LipDub http://bit.ly/j2DjJ3" to his followers on Twitter.
See all of the national coverage this viral video has received.
We're excited for you to experience Grand Rapids. Our community is, too.
Show your support for Grand Rapids and the LipDub video by purchasing some Grand Rapids LipDub merchandise. T-shirts, stickers, posters, and other Grand Rapids gifts now available!
Recently, Clark Retirement Community launched their own LipDub Video. This was also shown on the Today Show and Good Morning America!
In the fall of 2010, GVSU created their LipDub. Check out their website.
Grand Rapids is renowned for farm-to-fork restaurants that transform the dawn’s harvest into the day’s specials. From breakfast haunts to burger joints, we’ve got every taste covered. Find a restaurant that tickles your palate.
You’ll find music to suit every taste and temperament here, every day of the week. A chart-topping superstar at Van Andel Arena, an indie favorite at a downtown club, a Broadway warbler at a local theatre … see who’s appearing when you’re here.
Grand Rapids earned the title Beer City USA in 2012 – and we were named one of the Top 10 Best Vacation Cities for Beer Lovers. A craft beer tour will show you why. Don’t miss the world’s 2nd best brewery and 3rd best beer bar!
Outdoor recreation is a four-season pursuit here, thanks to an abundance of natural resources. World-class golf courses, some of America’s best fishing, endless biking and hiking trails … Grand Rapids is a great place for an active vacation!
Sugar-sand beaches, towering sand dunes, crystal-clear waters, glorious sunsets … no wonder our Lake Michigan shoreline has been named among the world’s best. A sight to behold in any season, it’s just minutes from downtown GR.
Massive shopping malls and unique neighborhood shopping districts offer anything and everything your heart desires – especially if your heart desires art, antiques, furniture or clothing. Start your shopping plan today!
Visit our museums and historic sites for a look at those who shaped our culture, from the original Native American inhabitants to the Dutch immigrants that settled here in the 1800s to today’s rich blend of races and ethnic groups.
Grand Rapids offers big-city amenities without the big-city attitude. We cling tight to our small-town values – so expect friendly hellos, attentive service and pay-it-forward hospitality everywhere you go.