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Winter is a wonderland for kids of all ages in Grand Rapids!
Master Arts Theatre presents It's a Wonderful Life, a heartwarming stage version of the classic holiday film. Thursdays - Saturdays, November 21- December 14.
Nite Lites Drive-Thru Christmas Display offers more than one million lights in 40+ creative displays plus occasional visits from Santa. November 23 - January 4.
Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park includes 300,000 lights, 40+ international trees and displays, horse-drawn carriage rides, a magical railway garden, and more. Nov. 26 - Jan. 5.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park hosts Santa Visits on Tuesdays, November 26 - December 17, and Roof Top Reindeer - live Reindeer in the English Perennial and Bulb Garden for pictures, petting and fun - on Saturdays from November 30 - December 21.
The Santa Train offers rides with Santa and his elves in vintage passenger cars. There's a story-telling princess, too! Saturdays & Sundays, Nov. 30 - Dec. 22.
Grand Rapids Symphony presents a collection of holiday concerts:
• Candlelight Cathedral Concert is a program of sacred choral music presented by the Symphony's string players and area youth choirs. December 10.
• Fifth Third Cirque de Noel offers thrilling displays of Cirque acrobatics set to live music. December 17-19.
• A Swingin' New Years Eve features vocalists and dancers joining the orchestra for a high-spirited program of swingin' tunes. December 31.
Grand Rapids Ballet dazzles with an extravagant production of The Nutcracker at downtown's DeVos Performance Hall. Fridays and Saturdays, December 13-22. On December 15, you can attend Clara's Nutcracker Party before the 2 pm show - enjoy brunch, photos and fun with Clara and other characters, plus a reading of The Nutcracker Story.
Broadway Grand Rapids presents Cirque Dreams Holidaze, featuring an international cast of 30 brilliantly costumed acrobats performing astonishing holiday-themed feats of disbelief. December 26-29.
Drop-in Family Saturdays at Grand Rapids Art Museum offer exciting art exploration activities for children and their adult chaperones. November theme: Shadowing the Masters. December theme: City Lights. Winter Nights.
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre presents The Sound of Music, the much-beloved family musical. November 15 - December 15.
Family Art Activities at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park are a great way to learn about and make art. Participants will create a clip-on "dove-around-the-world" decoration ideal for the holidays. Tuesdays, November 26 - December 17.
The IMAX theater at Celebration Cinema presents the season's biggest blockbuster films on the biggest screen imaginable.
Dinosaurs Unearthed at Grand Rapids Public Museum showcases feathered animatronic dinosaurs that move and roar, plus feathered fossils, a kid's dig site, and more. Young children can ride the antique carousel, too!
Cannonsburg Ski Area is a full-service resort with eight lifts and 19 downhill skiing runs, from beginner to advanced, plus tubing and snowboarding.
Pando Winter Sports Park is the birthplace of competitive snowboarding, and it caters to every skill level in snowboarding, tubing, and downhill and cross-country skiing.
The outdoor ice skating rink at Rosa Parks Circle opens for the season (weather permitting) on December 6. Free skate rentals with ID!
The Grand Rapids Griffins are defending their 2012-2013 Calder Cup Hockey Championship all season long at Van Andel Arena. There are 12 home games in November and December.
Our Craig's Cruisers package include room accommodations along with a complimentary pass for up to four peoples to enjoy Craig's incredible all-you-can-eat buffet. Each guest also receives one activity pass good for indoor go carts, laser tag, high ropes course, and five game credits.
Craig's Cruiser's Package, American breakfast for 4 guests daily, dinner for 4 guests upon arrival at Pizza Buffet, local calls, wireless Internet, 4 Craig's Cruiser's act passes for 2 adults and 2 children, self parking, roundtrip airport transportation, see Rate Rules
Package includes: Weekday $129 Weekend $149 Room with a King bed or 2 Double beds with a River view (Based on availability). 2 Admission tickets to one of the following Grand Rapids attractions: *Frederick Meijer Gardens *Grand Rapids Art Museum *Gerald R. Ford Museum Free breakfast vouchers for up to 2 Adults and 2 Children in The Landing Restaurant. Complimentary late check out up to 1:00 pm.
Package includes an overnight stay at the Hyatt Place Grand Rapids-South and 1 official Craig’s Cruisers Entertainment voucher per package. The voucher entitles you to one complimentary pass per person to Craig’s Incredible Pizza Buffet, one Craig’s Cruisers activity pass per person (includes their choice of one of the following activities: go-karts, laser tag, bumper cars, high ropes course, frog hopper, mini-golf*, bumper boats*, and kiddie karts*) *weather permitting activities, and 5 game credits per person. Voucher is good for party of up to 4 people. Call the Hyatt Place to book! 616-724-1234 ext. 0
Includes overnight accommodations, a $25.00 Old Chicago Certificate, complimentary round trip shuttle transportation, and two adult passes to Frederik Meijer Gardens (children’s passes available at ticket counter at gardens) starting at $139.00.
Come visit one of Grand Rapids most prized attractions. The Frederik Meijer Gardens is ready for you to come and explore it. Whether traveling alone or with your family the Frederik Meijer Gardens will keep your day packed full of adventures. Attractions such as the Children's Garden, Tropical Conservatory, Arid Garden or the Carnivorous Plant House are just a few stops in your day. Visiting relatives during the holidays? Don't miss out on the "Christmas and Holidays Traditions around the World". You and your family will enjoy the spirit of the season while taking a ride on a horse-drawn carriage, hopping on the trolley or riding on the train around the Railway Garden, the choice is yours! This package includes two tickets to the Gardens ($24 value), and we are just a mile down the road from the Gardens.
Includes deluxe overnight accommodations for up to four people, four Castaway Bay wristbands, and a Craig’s Cruisers entertainment voucher that includes four passes to Craig’s Incredible Pizza Buffet, Craig’s Cruisers activity passes and 20 Game Credits, starting at $139.00.
Includes ten Castaway Bay wrist bands, two large one-topping pizzas, three 2-liter Pepsi products, $10 in game tokens, all for $179.00 + tax. (package valid Sundays only) Call hotel directly for booking - (616) 949-9222
Grab your friends and head to the Country for fun, food and swimming! This Kids Getaway includes: One night stay in a guest room with two queen beds All-you-can-eat pizza buffet at Craigs Cruisers for up to four people Four people also receive 5 game credits each and one activity pass each to either laser tag, bumper cars, rope wall, miniature golf, frog hopper, go-karts or kiddie karts Access to our indoor hotel pool Free hot breakfast including sausage, eggs and waffles We look forward to seeing you in the Country! Terms and Conditions Voucher for Craigs Cruisers presented at check-in Not redeemable for cash 24-hour cancellation policy
Spend the night at the Holiday Inn Express of Grand Rapids Southwest. Enjoy the free hot breakfast in the morning, indoor pool and spa. The package includes 2 adult tickets to the Meijer Gardens. The Butterflies are Blooming event takes place March 1, 2013-April 30-2013. The gardens are open year round. More tickets can be purchased at the Gardens. Prices vary depending on room type.
The Grand Rapids Public Museum has many full time exhibits and special exhibits that will intrigue everyone. Stop by and see the history of furniture city, stroll the old streets of Grand Rapids, or go on a scavenger hunt through the hallways. You can also take a ride on a carousel from 1928 above the Grand River. Offer includes: General admission to the Grand Rapids Public Museum for up to four guests, 2 adults and 2 children, Four carousel rides, 10% off total purchases at the museum cafe and curiosity shop, and enjoy our new bedding package, complimentary wireless internet, and complimentary hot breakfast to get your day started right.
Have some old fashioned fun at the Public Museum! Offer includes: General admission to the Grand Rapids Public Museum for up to four guests Four carousel rides 10% off total purchases at the museum cafe and curiosity shop Swimming in our indoor pool after a long day of fun Daily breakfast, featuring waffles with syrup and whipped cream Terms and Conditions Guests will receive the Grand Rapids Public Museum package voucher at check-in.
Includes overnight accommodations in a standard king or two double, a 2-liter bottle Pepsi product, one large one-topping pizza, and four Castaway Bay passes, starting at $119.00.
Have Suite Dreams this winter at the Homewood Suites by Hilton-Grand Rapids! Included in this package are overnight accommodations in our newly renovated suites, full hot breakfast buffet, access to our brand new Saltwater Pool, Grand Rapids visitor/attraction guide and a Suite Dreams gift basket!
Package includes: Stay Friday and Saturday night in a room of your choice at the Standard rate, get Sunday night FREE. Free breakfast voucher for up to 2 Adults in The Landing Restaurant Complimentary late check out up to 2 pm.