Best Grand Rapids Events Calendar for Families

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Frederick play

“Frederick” Brings Incredible, Historic Characters to...

Samber Productions Presents“Frederick” From his time as a slave….to his escape…to his rise as a great politician and orator: This is his story, arranged with the blessing of the Douglass ...
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Kent County Youth Fair Returns for 2021! Rides, Animals, Fair Food, Entertainment & More for Aug 9 - 14

Kent County Youth Fair Returns for 2021! Rides, Animals, Fair Foo...

2021 Kent County Youth Fair "Stirrup" some memories at the Kent County Youth Fair August 9th-14th! KCYF is back with the full fair! Youth projects, fair food, entertainment, special events ...
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Open Tuesday-Friday 11am-8pm, Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm.

Visit this grandtastic studio to paint your own pottery or wood art project!
Or create your own unique pot on a Potter’s Wheel in an instructor-led session! Available by appointment on select days.

Book your session today!
1971 E Beltline Ave NE Grand Rapids

7:30 PM
Masonic Center Theatre

Frederick by Samber Productions 1

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Aug 5 – Aug 15, 2021 | Thursday – Saturday @ 7:30pm, Sunday @ 2pm

A play about the life of Frederick Douglass.
From his time as a slave….to his escape…to his rise as a great politician and orator: This is his story, arranged with the blessing of the Douglass family themselves.

Tickets are available in advance for $15 on EventBrite, or $20 at the door.
233 Fulton Street East Grand Rapids 49503

10:00 AM
Kent County Fairgrounds

Kent County Youth Fair Ride

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“Stirrup” some memories at the Kent County Youth Fair August 9th-14th!
Youth projects, fair food, entertainment, special events and carnival rides will make this year’s fair even more memorable!

Don’t miss the Reading for Rides Day (Be sure to print out your reading log and come on out to fair for an afternoon of FREE rides for kids 12 and under) on Wednesday, August 11th.
225 S. Hudson Lowell 49331

9:00 AM
John Ball Zoo

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August 18, 2021 | 9am-3pm

Everyone is invited to come in costume to Princess Day at John Ball Zoo!

With additional meet-and-greet locations and extra magic mixed in, guests can meet special royalty rotating throughout the day – Jasmine, Rapunzel, Elena, Moana, Raya, Merida, Ariel, Belle, Elsa, Anna, Tiana, Cinderella, Snow White, and Aurora, along with Jane and Tinker Bell who will be strolling throughout the Zoo.

1300 W. Fulton St. Grand Rapids

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Grand Rapids Events for Families

Looking for things to do in Grand Rapids today with your family?

You just found the best kids calendar for West Michigan! Add these family friendly activities to your calendar.

This is where you’ll see kids events in Grand Rapids today and for upcoming dates.

Find things to do with this family-focused West Michigan and Grand Rapids events calendar for families.

From festivals to classes to concerts to workshops – find an event your whole family will love.

This event calendar covers communities across West Michigan, including Grand Haven, Ada, Zeeland, Rockford, the City or GR, Kentwood, Holland, Caledonia, Muskegon, Hudsonville, or Lowell. It’s organized by day so that you’ll be able to find a Grand Rapids event for your family quickly and easily.

Find events and things to do near you for your family with GRKIDS.com.

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2 thoughts on “Best Grand Rapids Events Calendar for Families”

  1. Hello. I plan to be in the Grand Rapids area this summer. I understand that they have a Polish festival every year. When/if it will be going on this summer, and location. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

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