Welcome to Grand Rapids!
Get ready to be amazed! Grand Rapids is the largest city in what is known as Michigan's 'West Coast'. World-renowned art, architecture, museums, and historic sites offer cultural experiences, while world-class golf, recreation, and beaches provide havens for nature lovers. But it doesn't stop there! The downtown and the surrounding ding metropolitan area is dotted with farm-to-table restaurants, concert and sports venues, and a very active nightlife scene. Grand Rapids has an endless supply of things to do for everyone! Come and experience the city that lays on the shores of Lake Michigan, half-way between Chicago and Cleveland, for yourself. Grand Rapids will blow you away! For a sampling of goings-on around Grand Rapids, see below.
Local Events - November 12-30, 2018
Cocktail Week Grand Rapids - November 7 - 18. Sip local! Join the fun as Michigan’s creative beverage capital celebrates the art of the craft cocktail.
11th Annual International Wine, Beer & Food Festival - November 15 - 17. DeVos Place. See website for times.
Christmas through Lowell 2018 - November 16 - 18. The best of homemade, antiques, clothing, and more.
26th Annual Grand Rapids Turkey Trot - November 22. Van Andel Area, 8 - 10 a.m. See website to register.
For more events, see the sources noted above.