Find cool stuff to do all day long. Our Events Calendar has gone virtual with our favorite activity providers moving their classes & shows online.

What to do in Grand Rapids with kids today. We invite the community to submit fun family-friendly virtual events here.

COVID-19 note: While we practice “shelter in place” some activity providers have moved their practices online. 

Join us for the 21-Day Home for the Count Challenge!

A new challenge is released every day at 10 am. Start anytime!


🆓9:00 AM

CANCELED: Play & Learn Group – Ken-O-Sha Elementary

9:00 AM

For the Kidz Open Gym (age 5 and under)

9:00 AM

Winter in the Woods

🆓9:00 AM

World of Winter | Prismatica on Monroe

🆓9:30 AM

Baby Playgroup at the Walker KDL

🆓10:00 AM

CANCELED: Play & Learn Group – Coit Creative Arts Academy

🆓10:00 AM

Family Storytime at the Alpine Township KDL

🆓10:00 AM

Ice Skating at Elm Street Park in Zeeland

🆓10:00 AM

Open Play at Encounter Church

🆓10:00 AM

Preschool Storytime at Herrick District Library

🆓10:15 AM

Yoga Storytime

🆓10:30 AM

GRPL Baby & Me Storytimes- Seymour Branch

🆓10:30 AM

Storytime at Hackley Public Library

10:30 AM

Toddler Time at Forever Curious Children's Museum

🆓11:00 AM

GRPL Baby & Me Storytimes- Main Library

🆓11:00 AM

GRPL Toddler Time- Yankee Clipper Branch

11:00 AM

Let's Play! at GRPL West Leonard Branch

11:00 AM

Lunch and Learn at R-Athletics

11:00 AM

Michigan International Auto Show

11:00 AM

Patterson Ice Center Open Skate

11:15 AM

Parent/Child Swim at Forest Hills Aquatic Center

12:00 PM

Munch N Move

🆓12:30 PM

South Kent Baby Buddies

🆓1:00 PM

CANCELED: Play & Learn Group – Grand Rapids Main Library

1:00 PM

Homeschool Open Gym at GRGymnastics

2:00 PM

R-Athletics Open Gym

🆓4:00 PM

FREE Night at the Muskegon Museum of Art

4:00 PM

Thursday Skate-N-Eat at Kentwood Fun Spot

4:30 PM

FAST - Functional Athletic Strength Training for Youth
at The Center for Physical Rehabilitation, Grand Rapids

The Academy for Sports and Wellness at the Center for Physical Rehabilitation is offering small group training to enhance long term athletic development for youth athletes. This 6 week program...Read More

5:00 PM

Family Night at the Grand Rapids Children's Museum

🆓5:00 PM

Free Thursday Nights at the GRAM

🆓6:30 PM

Elementary Open Play at GRPL Madison Square Branch

8:00 PM

North Rockford Middle School Open Swim

9:15 PM

Buck Night at Hudsonville Lanes

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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.

Are you hosting a family-friendly event in West Michigan? Submit details to be added to the event calendar. Follow just a few simple guidelines and reach tens of thousands of families in the great Grand Rapids area. And the best part? It’s FREE to post an event!

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