Best Grand Rapids Events Calendar for Families

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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.

Scroll down a bit and 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

Log On for a Free Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Our Local Recycling Center

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Reimagine Trash: Learn About Waste & Recycling in a Virtual Recycling Center Tour In the past, the Recycling Center Open Hours tours were known for recycled crafts and games along ...

Highlighted Grand Rapids Events
BRICKLIVE Supersized! at John Ball Zoo 2021
John Ball Zoo

BRICKLIVE Supersized JOhn Ball Zoo

1300 Fulton St W
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
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March 27-September 26

If you enjoyed last year’s brick toy Zoo Takeover, you’re going to love BRICKLIVE Supersized!

This traveling exhibit is making its first US stop (straight from Great Britain!) to bring over 30 astonishing larger-than-life toy brick animal sculptures right here to West Michigan.

BRICKLIVE Supersized! will be on display at John Ball Zoo from March 27-September 26 and is included with general admission.

Highlighted Grand Rapids Events
Reimagine Trash: Virtual Recycling Center Tour
1:30 PM
Virtual Event

Recycling Center Plastics line

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Mondays, April 5-June 28, 2021 | 1:30-3:00pm

A FREE weekly virtual tour on Facebook Live!

Learn about the recycling process and machines, get behind-the-scenes views, access a craft video with simple instructions, ending with an interactive question and answer time.

Grand Rapids Gymnastics


1601 Galbraith Ave, STE 301
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Registration Open for Fall 2021

Great addition to your preschool program.

Through play our BumbleBees develop an awareness of letters, numbers, and colors. Camp is offered everyday 9am-noon. You choose what day fits your schedule best. For Ages 3-5yr.

$110/mo - each day. Discount for multi-day

Highlighted Grand Rapids Events
Whitecaps Baseball!
LMCU Ballpark

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4500 W River Dr NE
Comstock Park, MI 49321
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Whitecaps baseball is back!

A very limited number of single game tickets are available and on sale now for May and June games.

Get yours NOW at

Green Space


6509 Fricke Ct NE
Rockford, MI 49341
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Come interact and learn about our bunnies! Indoor or outdoor, weather permitting.

Open year round, by appointment only. $5 per child, $15 per adult, discounts offered.

Hands on interaction. Offering a cozy indoor setting to spend time petting, feeding, and learning about our bunnies. Outdoor visits too!

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Tri Greenville Kids Triathlon
11:00 AM
Baldwin Lake Beach

Greenville Tri

Greenville, MI 48838
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June 5, 2021

SWIM, BIKE & RUN your way into summer with the TRI Greenville Kids Triathlon!

This beginner-friendly sprint distance event is for kids ages 7-15. Kids can celebrate their accomplishments with an official event shirt and finisher medal. Give it a ‘TRI’!

$33, register today! A $10 late fee will be added after May 17.

Grand Rapids Events Today

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Note: Seasonal events listings are updated about a month before the season.

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Monthly Events & Activities for Families

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You’ll find local kid activities for today and the rest of the month listed in the links.

Full List of Things to Do with Kids in Grand Rapids

If you want the Ultimate List of Things to Do with Kids in Grand Rapids, there’s an article for that.

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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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