The weather is warming up and it’s finally feeling like summertime here in Michigan! Whether celebrating the 4th of July, or hanging with your favorite four-legged friend, there’s something for everyone to do around town this summer! See below for a list of events that we are most excited about!
Allendale 4th of July Parade – Taking place on July 4th, the 10 am parade runs through the Grand Valley State University campus and is followed by a chicken BBQ fundraiser, auto show, critter barn, museum tours and fireworks.
Amway Family Fireworks; the event kicks off at 5:00 pm on Saturday, July 6th in downtown’s Ah-Nab-Awen Park
City of Walker Parks & Rec Night at Walker Community Park; Free evening of fun on July 11th featuring drop-in kickball and soccer, raffles, crafts, food, and more!
Downtown Grand Rapids Dog Park – This pop-up dog park is located across the street from Founders Brewery. The perfect place to enjoy the great weather and meet new friends – human and furry!
Food Truck Fridays at Riverside Park – Choose from a variety of local food trucks! Begins every Friday at 5pm
Jazz in the Park – Sit back and enjoy a night of free Jazz. Monday nights at Millennium Park, starting at 6:30pm
Movies On Monroe – Enjoy a night of FREE outdoor movie showings while sitting on the banks of the Grand River. BYOB or choose from a variety of food truck vendors. Dates run through August. Follow the link for more information!
Rock, Roar and Pour at John Ball Zoo – For adults 21 and over, enjoy food and adult beverages while seeing the zoo like never before! Dates run through September. Follow the link for more information!