Arts & Entertainment

Performances, special events, restaurants, museums and theaters


Brewery producing street festival downtown

June 18, 2019
A local brewery is putting on a festival downtown this weekend. Read More

Arena property enhancements in planning stage

Leaders hope $1M project will transform area around Van Andel Arena into pedestrian-friendly space.

June 14, 2019
Planning is underway for a redesign of the Van Andel Arena plaza and perimeter. Read More

11-screen movie theater opens

June 13, 2019
A new movie theater with an American-style restaurant is opening in the region. Read More

Nonprofit producing Pride Festival

June 10, 2019
West Michigan’s celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month takes place this weekend. Read More

Herman Miller offers ‘immersive exhibition’

NeoCon display to show off eight curated environments sourced from the company’s family of brands.

June 7, 2019
Herman Miller is bringing its growing family to NeoCon 2019. Read More

The Rapid unveils Laker Line

New 60-foot articulated shuttle expected to improve stop times between GVSU’s Allendale and downtown campuses.

June 7, 2019
The Rapid, along with members of local, state and federal government, last week unveiled the Laker Line, a new bus rapid transit system servicing riders between Walker and Grand Rapids. Read More

Library system offering free diplomas and certifications

June 4, 2019
Kent County residents can obtain high school diplomas and certifications for free from the public library. Read More

Nonprofit producing Rock the Block

June 4, 2019
A block party in town this weekend will feature local music, art and food vendors. Read More

Downtown hosting Asian-Pacific Festival

May 31, 2019
The three-day Grand Rapids Asian-Pacific Festival is around the corner. Read More

Downtown welcomes new Hotel District

Rebranding of 3 square blocks designed to catch attention of meeting and convention planners.

May 31, 2019
Grand Rapids leaders have carved out 3 square blocks downtown as the designated Hotel District. Read More