GR|MAG’s Top Weekend Picks

This weekend features a Cinco de Mayo street party — and much more.
Wealthy Street Cinco de Mayo street party crowd Donkey Taqueria

This weekend features a Cinco de Mayo street party — and much more.

Community Cinco Celebration and Best Cinco Ever (Saturday)

The day begins with a “family” event featuring live Mariachi music, dancing, pinatas, crafts, games and free ice cream sandwiches. Afterward, the block will host the Best Cinco Ever for those 21 and older.

The community celebration is May 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Donkey Taqueria. The ticketed Best Cinco Ever, hosted by Donkey and others, is from 3-10 p.m. Photo via

Opening Day (Saturday)

Fulton Street Farmers Market is ready for its Main Market season. The market will feature a “diverse selection of vendors”: Michigan-grown produce, pastured meat, dairy, eggs, “locally crafted food products” and artisan goods. The Gettin’ Fresh food truck will also be on hand, and there will be kids activities.

Opening Day is May 4 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fulton Street Farmers Market.

Boutiques of West Michigan (Saturday)

This fashion show will feature spring and summer trends from 19 boutiques. “Meet the owners, shop the trends, enjoy a cash bar and a girls night out.” DJ JWill4Real will bring the beats. The event also benefits Mackenzie’s Animal Sanctuary.

The show is May 4 from 6-10 p.m. at DeVos Place.

GLOW 2019 (Friday)

Eve nightclub downtown will be turned into a black-light glow party. DJ Kane and DJ Van Hekken will be on hand, and you can “deck yourself out in body painting by festival veterans BL Visuals.”

The dance party is Friday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Eve in The B.O.B.

Indie Flea (Saturday)

The last Indie Flea of the season is “dedicated to creating a strong community that supports responsible, emerging businesses as well as creating a designated time to spend with family.”

The Indie Flea is May 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wealthy Theatre.

Bonus picks

Free Comic Book Day

River City Improv

Broadway is serving the ‘Waitress’ to Grand Rapids

Watch ‘James and the Giant Peach’ come to life

Grand Rapids Symphony performing ‘Celebrating Women’”

‘Freaky Friday’ is almost here

It is Tulip Time

Go on the road with a punk rocker in ‘Her Smell’”

Grand Rapids Ballet performing ‘Alice in Wonderland’

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