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Get ready to Experience Grand Rapids

The Experience Grand Rapids team is proud to call this community home. From the world-class attractions and outdoor recreation, to the culinary and craft beverage scene - it's an amazing place to live, work and play. Learn more about our trend-setting beer, food, art and music scenes. A wonderland of outdoor recreation and family fun. Easy to get to, easy to get around in, easy to afford. No wonder Expedia calls Grand Rapids, Michigan one of America’s Super Cool Cities.

We're here to welcome you when you're ready to travel.

Dynamic Variation:
    Friendly, accessible and cultured … aka Beer City USA, this place knows when it’s time to let loose.
    - Expedia 2017

    Save on Attractions with Our Culture Pass
    Receive admission into many cultural attractions around Grand Rapids as well as additional exclusive discounts with our $20.00 Culture Pass.

    Grand Rapids Public Museum

    The Grand Rapids Public Museum is a place of never-ending inspiration and...

    John Ball Zoo

    Over 1,500 animals including lions, tigers, bears (oh my)! Both indoor and...

    Grand Rapids Art Museum

    Established in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, the Grand Rapids Art...

    The Comedy Project

    Experience the next evolution of human-based comedy entertainment with...

    Circle Theatre

    Each summer, Circle Theatre produces five main stage productions from May...

    African American Museum & Archives

    Oral history, in African culture, was performed by the griots or...

    Actors' Theatre Grand Rapids

    Actors' Theatre provides West Michigan with the best in entertaining,...

    Broadway Grand Rapids

    Broadway Grand Rapids was established in September of 1988, opening with...

    Civic Theatre

    Established in 1925, the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre...

    DeVos Performance Hall

    Located inside DeVos Place®, DeVos Performance Hall is the 2,404-seat...

    Grand Rapids Ballet

    Under the artistic leadership of Patricia Barker since 2010, Grand Rapids...

    Opera Grand Rapids

    Our mission is to foster and fulfill demand for high quality, live opera in...

    River City Improv

    River City Improv exists because we enjoy entertaining audiences using...

    Van Andel Arena

    Van Andel Arena® — the Must Play Destination of Michigan's fastest-growing...


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    The Insider Experience >
    Eat, stay, and play like a local in Grand Rapids, Michigan
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    The Grand Rapids area is gearing up for its 11 th annual Restaurant Week GR...

    Experience GR Team
    August 3, 2020
    Summertime in the Grand Outdoors

    While Grand Rapids visitors and residents have always embraced the great outdoors, this summer, as we deal with...

    Kirsetin Morello
    July 30, 2020
    How to Safely Experience Grand Rapids With Family

    Summer is in full swing in Grand Rapids and you’re probably wondering what you can do with the family. While some...

    Sasha Wolff
    July 24, 2020

    A Cool City with Endless Possibilities

    What if the world was a blank canvas and our imagination the brush? We would use only the most vibrant colors, the most dramatic strokes. Creating a world of endless expression and endless possibilities. Creating a world like Grand Rapids.