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The West Michigan Whitecaps, a Class A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, play a full schedule of games through Labor Day.
Berlin Raceway hosts super stocks, super lates, outlaw lates, modifieds and other race cars on one of America's premier short tracks. Through September 28.
The 4th Annual Meijer State Games is an Olympics-style multi-sport event held at venues across Grand Rapids. June 21-23.
The King of Wake Pro Wakeboard Tour wraps up its 2013 season - and crowns the Pro Tour winner - in GR's Millennium Park. August 24.
The Grand Rapids Triathlon offers athletes of all skill levels the opportunity to compete on a scenic riverside course. June 9.
The Gran Fondo is a fun, noncompetitive cycling event offering 12-, 40- and 80-mile loops for riders of all skill levels. After the race, gather downtown for the Gears for Beers Microbrew & Music Festival. June 29.
Striders Sunset Series consists of four very different running races followed by food, beverages and live music. May 31, June 21, July 20, August 17.
The West Michigan MudVenture 5K is a mud/obstacle run for all ages and athletic abilities. July 20.
Golf at dozens of public courses within a 30-minute drive of downtown - you'll find options for every budget and skill level.
The Rivertown Bike Week Expo is a biker entertainment event for all motorcycle riders. Displays, stunt shows, contests, music and more! July 16-20.
The 28th Street Metro Cruise features "15 miles of cool cars" - thousands of beautifully restored vehicles from all eras. Food vendors and interactive events, too! August 23-24.
Visit Cabela's to gear up for outdoor adventure. Opened in March 2013, this superstore is the all-in-one resource for hunting, fishing, boating and camping.
The Original Grand Rapids Gun and Knife Show features all manner of new, used, antique and military weapons in one convenient place. July 27-28.
Visit Siciliano's for all your homebrewing needs - it was named 2013's best beer grocer in the U.S. by RateBeer.com.
Grand Rapids is one of 21 beer-loving cities hosting the Clips Beer & Film Tour this summer. New Belgium Brewing pairs esoteric beer offerings with fan-created short films in downtown's Ah-Nab-Awen park. June 21.
Founders Brewing Co. presents Founders Fest 2013, a street festival celebrating local beer and lively music. June 22.
WWE RAW Live! featuring WWE Champion John Cena comes to downtown's Van Andel Arena. June 17.
Rush, Cheap Trick, Audio Adrenaline, Montgomery Gentry ... they're just a few of the 100s of musical acts and performances coming to Grand Rapids this summer.
Grand Rapids Public Museum presents two incredible history exhibits:
• Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition features real artifacts recovered from the ocean floor along with room re-creations and personal stories. Feb. 9 - July 7.
• Great Lakes Shipwrecks: Storms and Stories delves into the secrets of the "inland seas." Now open.