The largest suburb of Grand Rapids includes the area’s longest downtown – a 3½-mile stretch of five-lane 28th Street, one of Michigan’s most commercially dense roadways. You’ll find a tremendous variety of shopping and dining choices here, plus abundant parkland, great golf courses, and lots of family-friendly attractions and events.
From Asian and Latin to Italian and Bosnian, you’ll find all sorts of ethnic cuisines served up here. Choose from a wide variety of nationally known restaurants or try a homegrown favorite like the Bagel Beanery, Mr. Burger, Russ’ or Tacos El Caporal.
A diverse collection of unique shops reflects the diverse population of this area.
Bring the family to Craig’s Cruisers for a day of go-kart racing, bumper cars, high ropes, mini golf, laser tag and more.
Head to Park Center Lanes or Spectrum Lanes on late-night Fridays and Saturday for Rock ‘n Bowl.
See native flora and fauna on the trails at Buck Creek Nature Preserve.
See free concerts in Lamar Park every Tuesday evening during summer.
See the Veteran’s Memorial Garden adjacent to the Wyoming Police Department.
The Beltline Bar, opened in 1953 and still going strong, is credited with introducing the wet burrito to West Michigan – it sold its 5 millionth burrito in 2015.
Marge’s Donut Den has been supplying fresh baked goods and friendly smiles since 1975.
For more than 70 years, Vander Veen’s Dutch Store has been one America’s premier sources of imported Dutch foods and other products.
Live music, elevated bar fare, dartboards, pool tables, arcade games and great bartenders make 36th Street Lounge a popular gathering spot.
Autumn color is always a spectacle in Kent County. The countryside with its hills and valleys becomes a living canvas splashed with color. It's a great time to get out on area roads, rivers and trails
Spring is in the air! Get your family out and come and explore Grand Rapids! To help you get started, we've rounded up family-friendly things to do in GR each day of the week. Let's go! Evening Fun