Known throughout the region for its annual Red Flannel Festival celebrating the famous “drop-seat” long johns and nightwear, Cedar Springs boasts a small but vibrant business district and numerous recreational areas, parks and lakes. It is just 20 minutes north of downtown Grand Rapids.

Where to Eat in Cedar Springs

In addition to a variety of national fast-food restaurants, Cedar Springs offers a number of homegrown favorites – including Sue’s Country Kitchen, Classic Kelly’s Family Restaurant, Jose’s Restauranté and Main Street Restaurants.

Where to Shop in Cedar Springs

Residents rely on a small but diverse business community – and head 10 miles south to Rockford for more shopping options.

What to Do in Cedar Springs

Visit Cedar Springs Brewing Company – it’s a Bavarian-style restaurant, brauhaus, biergarten, wine-maker and distiller in the heart of Cedar Springs.

Access the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail, a paved rail-to-trail path, as it passes through Cedar Springs on a 93-mile trek from Grand Rapids to Cadillac.

Don’t miss the Red Flannel Festival every autumn – parades, arts & craft show, car show, horseshoe throwing contest, lumberjack supper and more.

What to See in Cedar Springs

See a film or stage show at Kent Theatre – a classic 120-year-old community-owned and operated venue.

Local Cedar Springs Favorites

The Roundup Tavern, a longtime local hangout, offers a regular schedule of live music performances.

Cedar Springs Hidden Gems

The Cedar Springs Historical Museum, open Wednesdays, includes a one-room historical schoolhouse, genealogy section and store.