Live Like A Local This Season

07 September

Live Like A Local This Season

Young boy picking and eating fresh apples from a tree

It will feel like fall before we know it. The leaves will change, the weather will begin to cool and summer activities will slow down. Live like a local with these five fall activities.

Project One by ArtPrize - September 7 - October 27

Beginning September 7th, experience ArtPrize in a new form. Five artists will implement larger than life structures throughout the city. Events including interactive art, community bike rides and performances by local musicians. If you want to immerse yourself within the culture of Grand Rapids, this event is one to attend.

Mayors Clean Up - September 14

Join the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) to help keep our parks, water and community clean. This city wide clean up starts at 8am at 6th Street park. The mayor herself, Rosalynn Bliss, will speak at this event as we join together to keep Grand Rapids clean.  

Fulton Street Market - Now - September/October

Whether you are looking for a farmers market or art market, head to Fulton Street. Fresh local produce is available every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 8am to 2pm - May through October. The artisan mart features homemade artwork and goods every Sunday from 11am to 2pm - now through September 29th.

Grand Rapids African American Arts and Musical Festival (GRAAMF) - September 21

On September 21st and 22nd head to Martin Luther King Park to celebrate history and culture through music, performing arts, dancing and food. The festival will feature artists including Raheem Devaughn. This family friendly event is one you will not forget.

Enjoy Local Cider and Apples - Open Now

What activity is more 'fall' than going to a pick-your-own apple orchard? Close orchards to our hotel include Versluis Orchards, Moelker Orchards and Farm Market and Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery. Enjoy apples, cider, wine, cider and donuts to ring in the fall season!

What activities are you enjoying this fall? 

-The Holiday Inn Team


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