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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 $24.00 Culture Pass.

    Children's Museum

    The Grand Rapids Children's Museum celebrates childhood and the joy of...

    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...

    Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

    Experience America's most entertaining presidential museum. Attend a White...

    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...

    Grand Rapids Art Museum

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

    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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    Upcoming Events
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    Enjoying Craft Beverages as Grand Rapids Businesses Reopen

    If you’ve been craving the craft beverage scene around Grand Rapids during these past few months of seclusion, you’re in...

    Matthew Makowski
    June 25, 2020
    Locally Owned & Operated LGBTQ+ Businesses to Check Out

    With COVID-19 putting a halt to many pride celebrations around the world, Grand Rapids included, you may be looking for...

    Rick Jensen
    June 18, 2020
    How To Shop Local In Grand Rapids

    Retail shops can now re-open at 50% capacity throughout Michigan, and while many of us are itching to visit our favorite...

    Experience GR Team
    June 12, 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.