It's not the holidays without the Nutcracker and this is the best year yet! Dec. 12-14 &19-21. ...more
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Bright Autumn leaves, jack-o-lanterns, and mums are giving way to one of the best days of the year: Thanksgiving. Last year, I wrote about a locally-sourced from scratch Thanksgiving. Your cornucopia ...more
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 nighttime diversions: live-music bars, sports bars, brewpubs, comedy clubs, theatres and more. Everything's within a five-minute walk of your downtown hotel!
Use the search engine below to find nightlife options by category and location. The "Click to view mapped listings" button below the search boxes will map locations for you.
Lounge located in the Crowne Plaza. MORE >>
A stylish lounge & nightclub located on the lower level of the B.O.B. A microbrewery, featuring our own micro-brewed beer, live entertainment on weekends, billiards, games and traditional pub fare. MORE >>
Comedy club. MORE >>
An intimate and cozy wine bar offering an eclectic array of cuisine, wine, beer and spirits from around the world. Wine socials every Wednesday. MORE >>
Want to experience Grand Rapids and all of the award winning breweries, without the hassle of parking, walking long distances, or needing a designated driver? Ride the Runner! We'll pick you up at one of our stops and take you to any brewery on the route. You're in control- you pick where you want to go, in what order, and how long you want to stay. Runs Fridays and Saturdays. MORE >>
Located in the heart of Eastown. Bringing the best live entertainment to Grand Rapids. Blues every Friday and Saturday. Also featuring open mic nights, jazz, R & B, rock, funk, folk and reggae bands. MORE >>
Located in the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown, The Bistro is open six days a week for dinner and drinks. MORE >>
Captivating views of Versluis Lake, large outdoor patio. Live music.* MORE >>
Outstanding food plus sports bar, plasma TV's, billiards, seasonal deck and live music* MORE >>
Delicious handcrafted beers inspired by the countryside of Belgium and France, and a made from scratch menu to match - all housed in an old chapel from the early 1900's. We've quickly become a local favorite, and are excited to share our passion of beer and food with you through our interpretation of the traditional and artistic approaches of the great breweries of Belgium and Northern France. Our food is made to pair with beer, while staying casual and approachable to anyone. Come on in! MORE >>