Your Key to Summer Success, West Michigan
Welcome to the Gigantic Grand Rapids Summer Fun Guide for 2016!
Here you’ll find one gigantic roundup of fairs and festivals, camps, classes, play dates, water play places, parks, concerts in the park, day trip ideas, vacation spots, camping locations, where to find u-pick strawberries and blueberries, great playgrounds… and more… all in one easy spot.
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Something to do everyday, all summer long!
- DAILY FUN on the grkids.com Event Calendar
- JUNE IDEAS: 30 Days of June Fun
- JULY IDEAS: 31 Days of July Fun – COMING SOON
- AUGUST IDEAS: 31 Days of August Fun – COMING SOON
A smart summer starts right here!
- Huge List of West MI Summer Day Camps
- Earn Free Stuff at Summer Reading Programs
- Ultimate Vacation Bible School Roundup
- John Ball Zoo Take-Along Audio Tour
- Six Rules for the Best Summer Ever With Kids
Making memories together. What could be better?
- Roundup: West MI Fairs and Festivals – COMING SOON
- Indoor Play Places for Rainy Days
- Free Summer Kid Movies at Celebration Cinema (Woodland)
- Concerts & Movies in the Park Schedule
- Kids’ Fun Runs and Races
- A Parent’s Guide to Whitecaps Baseball
- 5 Family Events you can Start in Your Neighborhood
- Why ALL KIDS Should Show in the Kent County Youth Fair
Summer in West Michigan is something magical!
- Farmer’s Markets: Where to Find Them and When They’re Open
- U-Pick Fruit Guide
- Fabulous Local Hikes for Kids
- Huge List of Where to Camp with Kids
- Playgrounds and Parks
- Roundup of Water Play Places
- Readers Pick: Best Beaches for Kids
- Concerts and Movies in the Park – COMING SOON
ROAD TRIPS FROM GRAND RAPIDS
Pack up the car and hit the road, adventures await!
- 11 Michigan Summer Vacation Getaway Ideas for Your Family
- A Day on Mackinac Island With Kids
- Concierge Camping at Silver Lake–You Deserve This!
- Snorkel at This Michigan Shipwreck, 2.5 Hours from Grand Rapids
- Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival
- Our Almost Free Lansing Day of Play
- Hike & Discover Fitzgerald Park
BACK TO SCHOOL
Education choices galore. Let’s hit the books!
- 2016 West MI Preschool Guide
- Roundup: Non-traditional school options
- The Greater Grand Rapids Childcare Guide
How will you be spending your summer?
Is there something we missed? We’d love to hear from you. Please leave us a comment below!