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Halloween

Halloween isn’t just a day in Grand Rapids – it’s several weeks’ worth of weird, wild, wacky, wonderful activities and events for all ages. Here are some spine-tingling suggestions for celebrating the…

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Labor Day

It’s the last big hurrah of summer – and Grand Rapids knows how to make it memorable. Here are some suggestions for each day of the long weekend: Dine, drink, shop and more in the city’s Refreshment…

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Meijer State Games of Michigan

Meijer State Games of Michigan is a multi-sport, Olympic-style event that welcomes state residents of all ages and abilities to compete in Grand Rapids. Both Winter Games and Summer Games are held…

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Valentine's Day

Love will always find a way – and Grand Rapids will always find many ways to help you celebrate love, even on a Valentine’s Day like no other. Surprise your sweetheart with a memorable date. Spend the…

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Tulip Time

May 17-15, 2022 The Holland Tulip Time Festival is a little different this year – but there are still millions of tulips in bloom all around this lakeshore city in early May. You don’t even have to…

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St. Patrick's Day

Did you know that people from Ireland were among the first immigrants to this area? They came here in the early 19th century to help dig canals along the Grand River. So Irish heritage is Grand Rapids…

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Grand Rapids Pride Festival

June 20, 2021 - Virtual The LBGTQ community is a vital part of the social fabric of Grand Rapids. Each June, the city celebrates LGBTQ residents and their contributions with a fun and fabulous Pride…

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New Year's Celebrations

We don’t have to tell you that 2020 hasn’t been a normal year – so it should come as no surprise that 2020 year-end celebrations are different, too. Big parties are out due to COVID restrictions so…

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Black History Month

Each February, Grand Rapids celebrates Black History Month with a series of special activities and events exploring the local African American experience. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about…

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Fourth of July

Fireworks, parades and live entertainment are just a few of the ways locals celebrate the birth of the nation in Grand Rapids. Join us as we honor, reflect and revel in the American spirit! Community…

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