Places Rated Almanac ranked Grand Rapids as the #3 city in the nation for fun and recreation. Probably because we combine the cultural diversions of a cosmopolitan city with the spectacular recreation of an outdoor paradise.
Due to the ever evolving situation regarding COVID-19, many of our cultural attractions have decided to follow the guidelines presented by the CDC and close their doors until further notice. For individual business and event information, please visit their direct websites.
One of the world's top 30 must-see museums.
Newsweek magazine promptly named it one of the best buildings of the year!...
Celebrate childhood and the joy of learning!
Explore the history of Grand Rapids, the planetarium or ride the 1928...
Learn about native son and 38th President, Gerald R. Ford.
This classic urban zoo is located two miles west of downtown Grand Rapids.
UICA features gallery exhibitions of work from artists throughout the year.
80+ amazing craft breweries on the Beer City Ale Trail.
Two 100-store malls, an outlet mall, and unique neighborhood shops.
Ready to run, bike, paddle, swim, fish and golf your way around?
You’ll find something for every musical taste here at 100+ live-music...
Theatre, music, dance, visual arts and more.
You want local, fresh, healthy and sustainable choices? We have it here!
Did you know Grand Rapids crafts amazing beer, coffees, ciders, spirits and...
Tour covered bridges, historic homes, lighthouses and more.
Are you ready to cheer your favorites on to victory?