Events - Thursday Nov 2, 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
🆓 6:30 pm Parent-Child Book Exploration at Herrick District Library
All Day Flick's Family Film Fest at Celebration Cinema North
All Day Flick's Family Film Fest at Celebration Cinema Rivertown
All Day Flick's Family Film Fest at Celebration Cinema South
All Day Halloween Candy Buy Back at Academy of Music
All Day The Life of the Mind at GRPM
🆓 9:00 am - 9:30 am Little Peeps Storytime at the Critter Barn
9:00 am - 11:00 am Nature School at the Outdoor Discovery Center
9:00 am - 11:30 am Sprouts Series at John Ball Zoo
9:30 am - 11:30 am Byron Center Toddler Rec
10:00 am - 7:00 pm Awesome Indoor Play Time at Jester's Court
🆓 10:00 am Family Storytime at KDL East GR
🆓 10:00 am - 11:00 am Family Storytime at KDL Lowell
🆓 10:00 am - 11:00 am Family Storytime at the Alpine Township KDL
🆓 10:00 am Family Storytime at the Grandville KDL
🆓 10:00 am Family Storytime at the Kentwood KDL
🆓 10:00 am - 11:30 am Play & Learn Group – Coit Creative Arts Academy
🆓 10:00 am Preschool Storytime at Herrick District Library
🆓 10:00 am - 10:30 am Preschool Storytime at Howard Miller Public Library
🆓 10:00 am - 11:00 am Storytime at Loutit District Library (Grand Haven)
🆓 10:00 am Toddler Storytime at Herrick District Library- northside
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Toddler Time at Rebounderz
🆓 10:30 am - 11:00 am Baby & Me Storytime at GRPL- Seymour Branch
🆓 10:30 am Family Storytime at the Wyoming KDL
🆓 10:30 am - 11:00 am Thursday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble (Rivertown)
🆓 11:00 am Babytime at the Walker KDL
🆓 11:00 am Family Storytime at KDL East GR
🆓 11:00 am - 11:25 am Toddler Time at GRPL- Yankee Clipper Branch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Fun Farm Days at Post Family Farms
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch Bunch at Gymco
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Munch-n-Move at GRG
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Open Gym at Gymco
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Homeschool Open Gym at GRGymnastics
🆓 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Play & Learn Group – Grand Rapids Main Library
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pottery Painting, Glass Fusing & Wood Signs @ THE MUD ROOM {all ages}
🆓 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Halloween Candy Buy Back at Kingma Pediatric Dentistry
🆓 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Information Literacy Survival Guide for Teens
🆓 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Teen Gaming Thursday at Herrick District Library
🆓 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm FREE Night at the Muskegon Museum of Art
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm THE STUDIO Hands-On-Art-Making space
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Throwback Thursdays at Kentwood Fun Spot
🆓 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Snacks in the Stacks (Grades 3-5)
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Family Night at the Grand Rapids Children's Museum
🆓 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free Thursday Nights at the GRAM
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Cookies & Canvas: Jeweled Tree at Biggby Coffee Allendale
6:30 pm "Sweet! The Nutcracker vs. The Mouse King" presented by Allendale Public Schools
6:30 pm Zeeland High Players present: Charlotte's Web
🆓 7:00 pm Carr-Flea Planetarium Christmas Show: Mystery of the Christmas Star
7:30 pm Broadway Grand Rapids presents WICKED
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Buck Night at Hudsonville Lanes