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We’re celebrating the return of Cider Week GR (May 10-18, 2024) with a cider-themed giveaway! Register to win by May 18, 2024!

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Things to do for Mother's Day in Grand Rapids

Treat Mom to a Grand Rapids getaway, and take advantage of the city’s many Mother’s Day events and fun activities! From Mother’s Day brunches and spa treatments to outdoor adventure, museums, flower…

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St. Patrick's Day

The luck o’ the Irish is with you if you’re spending St. Patrick’s Day in Grand Rapids – because we’ve got all sorts of wonderful ways to celebrate with friends and family. Attend the annual St…

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Grand Rapids Pride Festival

June 22, 2024 Calder Plaza Since 1988, the Grand Rapids Pride Festival has celebrated local LGBTQ+ residents and their contributions to the fabric of our city. Today, it is one of the largest…

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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. The Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Valley…

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Women's History Month in Grand Rapids

The story of Grand Rapids cannot be told without acknowledging the tremendous contributions of women from the area and beyond. We honor them every day but especially throughout Women’s History Month…

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10 Seriously Funny Facts About LaughFest

Gilda’s LaughFest debuted in 2011 in Grand Rapids as the first-ever community-wide comedy festival in the nation. Every year, internationally-renowned comedians and local talent tickle the funny bones…

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Valentine's Day

Named an “Incredibly Romantic Midwest Getaway” by TripAdvisor and one of America’s Top 25 Romantic Cities by OpenTable, Grand Rapids is the perfect place to celebrate love … on Valentine’s Day and…

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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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New Year's Celebrations

Grand Rapids is a great place to bid goodbye to the old year and ring in the new one. Whether you prefer to celebrate at a public party or an intimate dinner, engage in activity or sit back and relax…

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