Arts & Entertainment

Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters


Golf club opening 300-seat event venue

February 15, 2019
A new event venue is slated to open this spring in a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

Library hosting Taste of Soul downtown

February 15, 2019
There will be a celebration of African-American history and culture downtown this weekend. Read More

Meijer Gardens reveals three summer concerts

February 13, 2019
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has announced three of the acts that will be part of its summer concert series. Read More

Broadway Grand Rapids releases schedule

February 12, 2019
Broadway Grand Rapids has announced its schedule for the 2019-20 season. Read More

Tabletop game shop opens in East Hills

February 7, 2019
Fans of tabletop games have a new place to play in town. Read More

Chinese association hosting Lunar New Year Festival

January 31, 2019
The new year is almost here — the Lunar New Year, that is, and you can celebrate downtown. Read More

County plots park expansion

Five-year Parks Master Plan involves creating designated regional parks.

January 25, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Kent County plans to expand the number of regional parks over the next five years. Read More

$140 million hotel would tip scales

Community leaders stress another convention-style hotel downtown would help GR compete for bigger conventions.

January 18, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) An underutilized section of the DeVos Place building may be the future home to a 26-story, 400-room hotel that could cost upward of $140 million. Read More

DeVos Place, Performance Hall combine for record-breaking year

Van Andel Arena, on the other hand, saw declining revenue and attendance in fiscal year 2018.

January 18, 2019
SMG-managed DeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall are in record-setting territory. Read More

CAA eyes $40M venue

Amphitheater plan originally was proposed back in 2007, but economic downturn forced officials to table idea.

January 18, 2019
Grand Rapids community leaders are considering building a new amphitheater that could cost $40 million. Read More