Soon Rosa Parks Circle Ice Rink won’t be the only outdoor skating venue in town. Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. is waiting for temperatures to drop so it can open a newly situated pop-up rink at […]
Grand Rapids is the perfectly positioned winter wonderland, with tons of fun activities nearby. There’s so much to do and try that your kids won’t even have the chance to get antsy over the holiday break.
It wouldn’t be the holiday season without “The Nutcracker.” The Grand Rapids Ballet begins the first of two weekends of performances of this holiday favorite. Continue the holiday spirit with a visit to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, where you can catch a glimpse of live reindeer. If you are looking to warm up, make a reservation for tea at the New Hotel Mertens. That’s not all. Read on for more ways to spend your weekend.
Got a gamer in your life? There are plenty of places in town that will challenge your guy or gal. Whether is brawn or brains, get ready to crown your champion after a round with these great gifts.
Hipster Santa is coming to town this weekend. Find out where you can score a picture with him. You can also catch a free screening of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” If you’re a Harry Potter fan, don your dress robes and head to the Yule Ball and enjoy a glass of Butterbeer.
There’s no better way to stay active, get outdoors and explore the area than cross-country skiing. This activity is fun for all ages, and there are a variety of trails between Kent County and Ottawa County offering varying levels of difficulty to meet every level of skier.
Celebrate the holidays with these five fun activities taking place throughout the month!
Alive with vibrant color and sound, “Jersey Boys” is a musical spanning the ‘60s and ‘70s rise and fall of rock band The Four Seasons. Throughout the three-hour show the band struggles with fame, relationships, band politics and piles of soggy towels lazily tossed on hotel room floors.
Grand Rapids kicks off the holiday season this weekend with the annual tree lighting ceremony at Rosa Parks Circle. Santa makes a stop at an area orchard, and the Grand Rapids Symphony presents holiday favorite “Home Alone” in concert. That’s not all. See what else is happening this weekend!
While Grand Rapids is known for being a welcoming place for the arts, there’s no denying film tends to be an overlooked genre, as most immediately think of places like Los Angeles or New York when they think of moviemaking. But now more than ever, despite challenges that the industry is facing on a statewide level, the Grand Rapids film community is on the rise, creating and cultivating quality film talent.