Whether you’re planning the last getaway of summer or enjoying a long holiday weekend off work or school, Grand Rapids is the place to be this Labor Day. Start with a fun Friday night adventure, indulge in a favorite pastime on Saturday and Sunday, and then join in on our Labor Day traditions on Monday.
Friday Night Fun
It’s the year’s final Food Truck Friday at Riverside Park – enjoy the best of the city’s street fare in a beautiful outdoor setting. 5-9 pm.
See two Oscar-winning Best Pictures – West Side Story and The Shape of Water – at Movies on Monroe, an outdoor film “theater” along the Grand River. Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 pm.
Pack a picnic and bring a blanket to sit on to Blandford Nature Center for an evening of live jazz music in the woods. 7-9 pm.
See Korn tribute band Freak on a Leash play the metal band’s iconic songs at 20 Monroe Live.
Sunday is your last chance to see the crowd-pleasing Grand Rapids Art Museum exhibit “Oswaldo Vigas: Transformations.” It showcases the work of one South America’s most ambitious and independent artists.
Sunday is also the last day for the Grand Rapids Public Museum exhibit “Zoo In You: Microbes,” which has been a big hit with curious kids.