September 29-30, 2023
Each fall West Michigan gathers Riverside Park Grand Rapids for Octoboerfest! A festival the celebrates BEER, well not really. The celebration of Oktoberfest started in Bavaria (southern Germany) but has become loved all around the world as a celebration of good beer, good food, and warm camaraderie among friends.
December 8-10 & 15-17, 2023
Grand Rapids Ballet Company, Grand Rapids Symphony and about 100 children fuse their talents to bring the classic story to life. After a sold out world premiere, The Nutcracker, re-imagined by Polar Express author Chris Van Allsburg, returns for two weekends at DeVos Performance Hall.
Open from May through October depending on the picking seasons. Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm Market have fruits and vegetables available in season, both already-picked or u-pick.
Craft Coffee is an art. The difference of craft coffee compared to chains and big box store coffee is similar to the difference of Craft beer and the traditional beer of your Grandpa. Once you taste the difference there is no going back.
Grand Coney is a classic diner in Grand Rapids, Michigan famous for serving custom Coney Dogs, traditional breakfast items and mouth watering comfort foods. Our servers will greet you warmly, seat you promptly and serve you quickly.
One Stop Coney Shop specialize in authentic hot dogs as found in Detroit, Flint and Chicago, fresh meat burgers, grilled cheese sandwiches and fresh cut, deep fried potatoes using a process originated in Belgium (called Frites).
Spanning three generations, every batch of our delicious kettle corn is made by hand with Grandma and Grandpa’s secret recipe over a flaming kettle.
Our kettle corn is 100% natural, gluten-free and only 160 calories per 2 cups! It’s the perfect snack as it contains no preservatives, no saturated fats and no trans fats.
2022 Dates: TBA
The popular and engaging evening journey through the Zoo will have guests strolling through an illuminated landscape of nature drenched with rich lighting and sounds. This striking spectacle cycles through creative imagery, music-synchronized animal displays, and animated motifs of moving light.
Rosa Parks Circle ice rink is one of Grand Rapids' favorite winter pastimes. Admission includes the skate rental, but you can bring your own. Hours are weather-dependent. Call 616-456-3699 for closure information.
Pizza in Grand Rapids, MI. Flo's Pizzeria Ristorante is a family owned restaurant with authentic Italian Cuisine. We offer the best pizza in Grand Rapids with the Award winning Flo's Signature pizza.
Phil Ondersma has been buying and antiques and collectibles for nearly thirty years.
He got his start doing antique shows and flea markets on weekends, traveling to Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Florida and anywhere else that struck his fancy.
There's something for everyone at Warehouse One: jewelry, furniture and furnishings, vintage clothing, fashion accessories, books and magazines, bicycles, comic books, old toys, new toys, and much, much more. Given all there is to see, plan to spend at least a couple of hours browsing. You won't be disappointed!
Bluedoor Antiques & Elements offer a unique array of antiques & architectural artifacts, chandeliers & garden elements, furniture & accessories, venerable vintage finds, objects of art, gourmet treats... and so much more.
Jason Lummen pressed the apples at a local farm for his first batch of cider in 2002. After enjoying the success of those initial rounds of five gallon batches Jason purchased his first fifty-gallon fermenter; which his wife welcomed into the kitchen of their one-bedroom apartment in Heartside.
GR Paddling provides guided kayak and canoe excursions in and around the greater Grand Rapids, Michigan area, utilizing local waterways as a way to increase appreciation by educating the public in the protection and value of our natural resources, and to promote area tourism through healthy, safe and responsible adventure activities.
HopCat was envisioned, designed, stocked, and staffed with one mission in mind: To bring you great beer. What is great beer? It's a beer made with care and pride. It might be a local beer or one from across the globe. It could be your usual pint, or a beer that you had no idea existed.
Welcome to Jaden James Brewery
Hours: 12-8 Monday - Saturday Closed Sunday
Closed Labor Day
You have heard about Jaden James Brewery now stop in and give our beers/ciders a try! The breweries home is at Cascade Winery
Stop in and enjoy a beer! Take home a growler
September 1-3, 2023
GrandCon features tabletop gaming in all its forms, including the creators behind them. We provide an atmosphere that will allow gamers to mingle and appreciate their shared interests.
Memorable and distinctive, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel is a luxury Grand Rapids hotel located in the heart of downtown. Inspired by 16th Century architect Robert Adams, the hotel's dramatic Pantlind Lobby greets guests upon arrival.
March 6-10, 2024
A festival to benefit Gilda's Club features 200 free and ticketed events at 50-plus locations throughout Grand Rapids. The 10-day festival concludes this weekend and features stand-up, improv, film, authors, community showcases, and more! For a complete list of events, laughfestgr.org.