Safety Measures & Precautions

The health and safety of our associates and guests is a top priority. As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we are actively monitoring guidance provided by public health officials, and we want to assure our visitors that additional sanitary measures are in place to maintain a healthy environment and limit the spread of germs. In addition to our regular and very thorough cleaning procedures, we are currently taking extra precautions, including:

  • Housekeeping is using EcoLab Peroxide Cleaner and Disinfectant Spray on all surfaces that guests or employees might touch in common areas, including the front desk, guest elevators, lobby restrooms, stairwell handrails and more.
  • Inside guest rooms, we are using EcoLab Peroxide Cleaner and Disinfectant Spray and always change to new, clean rags between rooms.
  • All high touch surfaces are being cleaned and disinfected several times throughout the day in guest corridors.
  • Guest check-in reception area is being cleaned every 30 minutes including all counters, pens, phones, and PIN pads.

We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you soon!

What's Happening in Grand Rapids: December 23'



It's the holiday season in Grand Rapids, and with December's arrival comes an array of thrilling and diverse activities. Dive into the enchanting experiences awaiting you in the city this December 2023. Whether your visit is for business or leisure, a myriad of engaging events promises to infuse your days with festive spirit. Moreover, the strategically located Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown ensures your seamless immersion into the holiday cheer throughout your stay.


Christkindl Markt (Now - Decemeber 23) 

Step into the enchanting realm of Christkindl Markt! Be part of a joyous celebration brimming with artisan gifts, live entertainment, and the charm of a classic European Christmas Village. Uncover handmade treasures, savor seasonal delights and craft lasting memories surrounded by sparkling lights and festive jubilance.

Christkindl Markt.

Lindsey Stirling (December 2) 

Celebrate the world of comic conventions at the DeVos Place Convention Center. Whether you've read about Comic-Con International in the news, seen pictures of imaginative cosplayers, laughed at 'The Big Bang Theory' characters' convention escapades, or heard your friends' tales of regional events like C2E2, Dokidokon, MuskeCon, and Motor City Comic-Con, now's your chance to dive into the excitement. With adult day passes priced at just $20 and the incredible value of the Adult 3-day pass at $159, it's your opportunity to join the fun!

Lindsey Stirling 

Elf in Concert (December 3-11)

Embark on an enchanting journey as you immerse yourself in the magical spectacle of Elf in Concert with the Grand Rapids Symphony at the illustrious DeVos Performance Hall. Experience the heartwarming tale come to life, resonating with every note of John Debney's captivating score. Let the symphony transform this beloved story into an unforgettable auditory and visual masterpiece, making it an experience that transcends the ordinary.

Elf in Concert 


Great Leakes Expo (December 5-7)

Join the Great Lakes Expo for an extraordinary innovation experience showcasing cutting-edge labor-saving technologies. Don't miss the captivating showcase on Main Street featuring the latest products from top industry leaders! It's a revolutionary event that unveils the future of technology and highlights the forefront of industry advancements!

Great Lakes Expo


John Oliver (November 16-18) 

Seize the opportunity! Be part of an uproarious night with Emmy-winning comedian John Oliver, live at DeVos Performance Hall on December 30th! Prepare to burst into laughter as he unleashes his brilliant wit and comedic genius on the stage. Ensure you secure your tickets for an unforgettable evening of hilarity!

John Oliver


Delight in the magic of CHRISTKINDL MARKT at the Downtown Market, a Christmas Village adorned with over 30 artisan gift and food vendors. Enjoy live holiday entertainment, and embrace the festive family atmosphere. This winter wonderland, inspired by traditional European Markets, offers a unique blend of international charm and traditional Christmas spirit.



What event are you looking forward to the most? Let us know in the comments!