Events - Saturday Mar 18, 2017 2017-10-28T14:14:28+00:00

Grand Rapids Kids Events Calendar

Find things to do with our family-focused West Michigan and Grand Rapids kids events calendar. From festivals to classes to concerts to workshops – find an event your whole family will love! Browse for events near you, or search by date. Whether you live in Grand Haven, Ada, Zeeland, Rockford, the City or GR, Kentwood, Holland, Caledonia, Muskegon, Hudsonville, or Lowell, we’ve got events and things to do for you. Just scroll down a bit and you’ll see today’s full calendar listings.

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Looking for something to do on a rainy or snowy day? You’ll be happy to know we’ve got a list of fun indoor things to do for kids and families.

Indoor Play Grand rapids Kids Events

Or, if it’s a lovely day, consider hopping over to one of the many area parks and playgrounds. We’ve been busy building our list and tagging them according to amenities.

Outdoor Play Grand Rapids Areas

Date/Time Event
9:00 am - 3:00 pm All About Kids Sale
🆓 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Holy Cross Kids Consignment Sale
🆓 All Day Alkalign Studios Grand Opening Weekend
All Day Amazing Dinosaurs at the GRCM
All Day Butterflies Are Blooming at Frederik Meijer Gardens
🆓 All Day David (Shannon) Goes to the Museum: The Illustrations of David Shannon
🆓 All Day One Book, One City for Kids
🆓 All Day Sledding and Cross Country Skiing at VanRaalte Farm
8:00 am - 11:00 am CA Frost Elementary Pancake Breakfast
8:00 am - 1:00 pm Maple Syrup Fest & Pancake Breakfast
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Spectrum Health Irish Jig
9:00 am - 2:00 pm Brain Awareness Week Neuroscience Fair
9:00 am - 2:00 pm Hands at Work Craft Show
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Holland Winter Market
🆓 9:00 am - 12:00 pm NE GR MOPS Kids Consignment Sale
🆓 9:30 am - 2:30 pm Free Kid Zone at Forest Hills Community Expo
10:00 am - 4:00 pm 47th Annual Sugarbush Festival
10:00 am - 8:00 pm Awesome Indoor Play Time at Jester's Court
🆓 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Channel 957's Cinderella's Closet
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Construct a Bluebird House (ages 12+)
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Let’s Decorate Cookies for Easter
🆓 10:00 am - 6:00 pm LowellArts West Michigan Art Competition
10:00 am - 12:00 pm PATTY O' POT PLANTING PARTY at Koetsier's
10:00 am St Rose Saint Patty's 5K/1 Mile Fun Run
10:00 am - 2:00 pm THE STUDIO Hands-On-Art-Making space
🆓 10:00 am Weekend Morning Movies at the Ada-Lowell 5
🆓 10:00 am Weekend Morning Movies at the Grand Haven 9
🆓 10:00 am Weekend Morning Movies at the Holland 7
10:15 am Grand Rapids Symphony:The Little Engine That Could
🆓 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Amazing Worlds: Fantasy Writing with H.M. Bowman (for teens)
11:00 am Baby Loves Disco
🆓 11:00 am - 11:45 am Make Music @ Ravenna Branch Library with KANA Music
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Maple Sugar Time at the Historic VanRaalte Farm (Holland)
11:00 am Odd Squad LIVE! (in Benton Harbor)
11:00 am St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Muskegon)
11:30 am Grand Rapids Symphony:The Little Engine That Could
🆓 12:00 pm St Patrick's Day Parade (Holland)
1:00 pm Beauty and the Beast Fundraiser
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Family Pool Open Swim at Spring Lake Community Fitness & Aquatic Center
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm GRAM's Saturday Drop-In Studio: Cabinets of Curiosity
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm Kroc Center Open Swim
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Open Swim at Forest Hills Aquatic Center
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm R-Athletics Open Gym
🆓 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Adventures in Music (Grand Haven)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Music Workshop for Kids - Hand Drum
2:00 pm Odd Squad LIVE! (in Benton Harbor)
2:00 pm - 3:50 pm Open Skating at Georgetown Ice Center
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Public Ice Skating at Georgetown Ice Center, Hudsonville
2:00 pm ST. PATRICK'S DAY PET PARADE (Saugatuck)
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Open Swim at Forest Hills Aquatic Center
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm LaughFest 2017 Comedies/Melodramas
7:30 pm Ragtime
7:33 pm River City Improv
8:00 pm Grand Rapids Symphony: St. Patrick's Day Celebration
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm Improv Troupe Contents Under Pressure
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm SkyJam at Sky Zone