If it has to do with funny...you will find it at LaughFest - a 10-day festival March 5-15, 2015! ...more
Lonely Planet named Grand Rapids and the Lake Michigan Gold Coast the #1 place to visit in 2014! ...more
Part arts festival, part social experiment - decided solely on a public vote. Sept 23 - Oct 11, 2015 . ...more
Grab your friends, sisters, mother or daughter and escape for a girls-only weekend in Grand Rapids! ...more
Experience Grand Rapids where guys can be guys. Enjoy beer and the great outdoors! ...more
You can eat, cook, shop, learn and more at the Downtown Market, a dazzling food emporium that includes restaurants, food vendors, a farmer's market, teaching kitchens and rooftop greenhouses. It's one of 30+ delicious destinations on The Grand Rapids Food Trail, a self-guided tour of the city's culinary hotspots.
Download the Food Trail Map to plot your own course through our luscious landscape. You'll meet artisans whose families have captivated local palates for generations and innovators who are bringing new, more diverse tastes to the Grand Rapids table. You'll discover enticing ingredients and ideas you can bring back to your kitchen. And you'll give your taste buds a thrill they'll never forget.
You can do all of this without breaking the bank - Grand Rapids is a tremendous culinary value, named America's #2 Most Affordable Foodie City by Wallet Hub!
Hungry for more?
• Learn why Grand Rapids is a great food destination.
• Explore farm-to-fork dining experiences.
• Try our best breakfasts, burgers, and desserts & sweets.
• Visit family farms and farm markets.
• Browse local cooking classes.
Founders Brewing Co. Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS) Week, March 9-14, allows the Grand Rapids community - and those who travel here - to enjoy the beer ranked one of the best beers in the world by Rat...more
Cool Brews. Hot Eats. (CBHE) starts February 16. So where are you heading to experience some of the best beer and food pairings Grand Rapids has to offer? And, just as importantly, where are your frie...more
Winter in West Michigan means falling temperatures and snow and comfort food! Fortunately, the thriving restaurant scene in Grand Rapids also means you have plenty of options to choose from—we have lo...more