Things to do this weekend

Things to Do This Weekend: Fun Activities around Grand Rapids & West Michigan

Hello Grand Rapids Weekends!

BEst THings to Do THIS WEEKEND IN GRAND RAPIDS & ON THE LAKESHORE

Are you looking for something to do with your family this weekend (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) in West Michigan?

You came to the right place because, at Grand Rapids Kids, we make it easy to know what’s going on nearby for your family.

Just choose the weekend you want to know more about from the list of dates below and have fun planning your weekend adventure!

Or… visit the big event calendar if you want a look at everything coming up.

NOTE: Upcoming Weekend Events are published each Wednesday

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Thanks for helping us all find all of the fun things to do in Grand Rapids Michigan this weekend with our families!

DECEMBER 2-4, 2022 Things to Do This Weekend

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Things to Do this Weekend Dec 2 4 2022

Grand Rapids Annual Tree Lighting

Fri Dec 2nd 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Rosa Parks Circle, 135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

8 Christmas Parades

Friday & Saturday, Dec 2 &3 2022
Various West MI communities

Nutcracker by West Michigan Youth Ballet

Friday & Saturday, Dec 2 &3 2022
Forest Hills Fine Arts Center

Breakfast with Santa at Rivertown Mall

Sat Dec 3rd 9:00am – 10:00am
RiverTown Crossings Mall – Food Court, 3700 Rivertown Parkway, Grandville, MI 49418

Head to the Food Court for breakfast, Christmas crafts, and story time with Santa!
The breakfast event is free to all guests!

After the event, beat the line and head to our photo set, which will be open early for families who would like to get professional photos with Santa.

Ride the Santa Train

Sat & Sun, Dec 3&4, 2022
Station and boarding area., 306 Main Street, Coopersville, MI 49404

This vintage train has a special seat reserved just for the Big Guy and his friends and all the kids get to meet him. Our princess will read Christmas-themed stories to the children in each of the festively decorated railcars. Great fun for the grandparents, parents and of course the kids.

Christmas Lite Show

Daily
LMCU Ballpark, 4500 W River Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321

West Michigan’s largest, animated drive-through light show is back for “Another Year of Magic!”
This season marks our 25th year of entertaining people of all ages and we can’t wait to see you!
Enjoy nearly two miles of Christmas magic with over a million lights, animated displays, lighted tunnels, and more.

Cut Down a Christmas Tree

Daily
Area tree farms

Horse-drawn wagon rides, Santa visits, hot chocolate, and so much more are waiting at area tree farms!!

Magic at the Mill

Dec 2 & 3, 2022
Windmill Island Gardens, 1 Lincoln Ave, Holland, MI 49423

West Hollanders are excited to launch a new holiday event this year: Magic at the Mill!

This ticketed event will feature a 50 ft x 100ft ‘tulip field’ of 1,000 LED blossoms displaying a synchronized light and music show at Windmill Island Garden in Holland, MI.

Bonus Weekend Fun Things to Do

More options for your family weekend fun!

Activity Calendar

Putt Putt & Outdoor Fun

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