Events - Thursday Aug 3, 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
9:30 am - 5:00 pm Diagnosis: FUN!
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm FAMILY YOGA CLASS
All Day 2017 State Games of America
All Day Children’s Garden Summer Activities
All Day Coast Guard Festival
All Day Community Rummage Sale & Fundraiser
All Day Free Kid Flicks at Celebration Cinema Woodland
🆓 All Day GRPL Summer Reading Challenge
All Day Kidstruction Zone at GRCM
All Day Splash Pads and Water Playgrounds
🆓 All Day Summer Reading Challenge
7:30 am - 5:30 pm Kentwood Summer Day Camps
9:00 am - 4:30 pm Blueberries and Bikes (for middle schoolers)
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Day Camp at MVP Crahen (ages 6-11)
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Day Camp at MVP Holland (ages 6-11)
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Day Camp at MVP Sportsplex (ages 6-11)
9:00 am - 2:00 pm Metro Health Farmers Market
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Mini Day Camp at MVP Crahen (ages 3-6)
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Mini Day Camp at MVP Holland (ages 3-6)
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Mini Day Camp at MVP Sportsplex (ages 3-6)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Maker Fun Factory
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Ada Parks "Discovery Days"
10:00 am - 9:00 pm Animals, Ice Cream, & Outdoor Play at Deer Tracks Junction
10:00 am - 7:00 pm Awesome Indoor Play Time at Jester's Court
🆓 10:00 am Baby Storytime at Herrick District Library- northside
10:00 am - 11:30 am CAMP MUD: Canvas {ages 7-15}
10:00 am - 11:30 am Claybabies Workshop
🆓 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Kids' Flea Market at Hackley Public Library
10:00 am - 8:00 pm Pottery Painting, Glass Fusing & Paint-Your-Own Pallets @ THE MUD ROOM {all ages}
10:00 am - 8:00 pm Pottery Painting, Glass Fusing & Paint-Your-Own Pallets @ THE MUD ROOM {all ages}
🆓 10:00 am Preschool Storytime at KDL Plainfield
🆓 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Ship Tours at the Coast Guard Festival
🆓 10:00 am - 11:30 am Thursdays on the Green - It's Magic!
🆓 10:00 am Toddler Time at KDL Plainfield
🆓 10:00 am Weekday Morning Movies: Summer Series at the Grand Haven 9
🆓 11:00 am - 5:00 pm R.E.A.C.H. for ages 7-15
11:00 am Tall Ship Pirate Chase on Lake Michigan!
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CAMP MUD: Glass Fusing {ages 7-15}
🆓 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Relax at Rosa: Watching for Foxes
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Thursday Public Skate at Tarry Hall Roller Rink
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Muskegon South Pierhead Lighthouse Tours
🆓 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Ship Tours at the Coast Guard Festival
1:30 pm Hope Summer Repertory Theatre: Curious George - The Golden Meatball
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm Coast Guard Festival Carnival
🆓 2:00 pm Pet Show at KDL East GR
🆓 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Scratch Programming
🆓 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm FREE BBQ and Ice Cream Community event
🆓 4:00 pm Lego My Library at Herrick District Library
🆓 4:00 pm Teen RPG & Tabletop Gaming at Herrick District Library
🆓 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free Thursday Nights at the GRAM
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Ford After Five Game Night at Gerald R. Ford Museum
6:00 pm Kid’s Baking Class: Mmmmmm! Muffins with Chef Char (Muskegon)
🆓 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Ship Tours at the Coast Guard Festival
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Abdominals and Pelvic Floor Health Before and After Birth
🆓 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Blythefield CRC VBS
🆓 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Holland Street Performer Series
🆓 6:30 pm Marshmallow Madness for Teens at KDL Spencer Township
🆓 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm 2017 Kentwood Summer Concert Series
🆓 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Building Healthy Families Workshop
🆓 7:00 pm Lowell Showboat Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts
🆓 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Music at the Point in Spring Lake
🆓 7:00 pm Riverfront Concert Series in South Haven
🆓 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Summer BIBLE BLAST, Walker City Central Park
7:30 pm Disney's The Little Mermaid
7:30 pm Hairspray JR at the Civic Theatre - Plus PROMO CODE!
7:30 pm Hope Summer Repertory Theatre: Annie - The Musical
8:00 pm D&W Fresh Market PICNIC POPS: Classical Fireworks
🆓 10:00 pm Grand Haven Musical Fountain

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