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Grand Rapids, Michigan

From world-class attractions and outdoor recreation to nationally ranked food and craft beverage scenes – Grand Rapids, Michigan is filled with unexpected surprises. Discover why we're America’s Best Beer City, the nation’s Craft Beverage Capital and a Top 20 U.S. Foodie City. Get an eyeful of spectacular art and an earful of live music. Explore our endless opportunities for family fun. Make your travel dreams come true in Grand Rapids!

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World of Winter Festival celebrates Michigan's cold climate, provide fun ways for people to get outside and enjoy the season! Explore all the events going on Jan 6 - Mar 5, 2023.

Art & Culture
Art & Culture

Local World of Winter Artist: Mandy Cano Villalobos

  • by Jordoun Eatman photo by Nick Irwin for Experience GR Artwork: Carnevale by Mandy Cano Villalobos
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Since it started in 2018, the World of Winter Festival (WOW) has invited all of us to rethink how we…

Experiences
Experiences

Budget-Friendly Ideas for Date Night

  • by Madey Lutenski photo by Experience Grand Rapids
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When I first moved to West Michigan for college, I never imagined that I’d fall in love with…

Family
Family

World of Winter Family Itinerary

  • by Jackie Kanyolo photo by Rashelle Whiteharris for Experience GR. Artwork: Passage of Shadow and Light by Laura Kloosterman.
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Grand Rapids is the city I’ve called home my whole life. And while I’ve traveled…

Family
Family

Ideas for A Fun Family Winter Weekend

  • by Sasha Wolff photo by Experience Grand Rapids
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It’s winter time here in the Mitten state which means there are new activities to experience…

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