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Dreams of Summer

If you live in West Michigan, you know that the joys of Winter in the City include a look forward to warmer, brighter days. We love getting out in snowy weather, attending cultural events, and indulging in cozy food and beverages – but summer fun is never far from our minds. Every year, downtown’s DeVos Place hosts a series of public shows that help kick off our summer plans. Come dream with us!

Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show. It’s the biggest RV show in the state, featuring a huge assortment of models from 12 local RV dealers plus a remarkable selection of RV accessories, campgrounds and travel destinations. Jan. 9-12.

Grand Rapids Remodeling & New Home Show. Get a head start on summer home projects with ideas and inspirations from builders, designers and repair experts. Jan. 17-19.

Michigan International Auto Show. Car manufacturers from around the world bring their finest traveling displays to Grand Rapids – so you can shop and compare options for your next vehicle and/or check out eye-popping new models. Jan. 30-Feb. 2.

Grand Rapids Boat Show. Now in its 75th year, the Boat Show is a great opportunity to check out the latest watercraft of all kinds … and to see the internationally famous Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel! Feb. 19-23.

West Michigan Golf Show. Start your golf season off right with products and information from the area’s top equipment dealers, courses and resorts – plus free swing lessons, skill contests and more.  Feb. 14-16.

West Michigan Home & Garden Show. Back for its 40th season, this crowd-pleasing show includes 14 feature gardens, five free seminar stages and more than 350 exhibitors featuring every product and service you’ll ever need for the home and garden. March 5-8.

Ultimate Sport Show. Check out the latest in outdoor gear, travel information and fishing boats, as well as nearly 100 fishing and hunting and seminars, and a 100,000-gallon indoor lake. March 19-22.

Cottage & Lakefront Living Show. Seminars, workshops, and product and service providers present everything you need (and need to know) about creating, maintaining and passing down your special family getaway. March 27-29.

Winter in the City

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