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: November 23'



As November sweeps across Grand Rapids, it brings a fresh wave of exciting and diverse activities. Dive into the top-notch experiences awaiting you in Grand Rapids in November 2023. Whether you're in town for business or leisure, there's an abundance of engaging events to make the most of your days. Furthermore, the conveniently located Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown ensures that you can effortlessly immerse yourself in these happenings during your stay.


Restaurant Week Grand Rapids (November 3-11)

Grand Rapids, a culinary haven known for its diverse offerings, beckons you to explore its rich food scene, from authentic taquerias to globally inspired cuisine and nationally renowned breweries. As the city eagerly anticipates the arrival of its annual Restaurant Week GR (RWGR), a 9-day culinary celebration, mark your calendar for November 3 to 11. Get ready to indulge in a delightful array of flavors, as this event promises to be a feast for your senses, showcasing the vibrant and diverse culinary culture of Grand Rapids.

Restaurant Week GR


Grand Rapids Comic Con (November  3 - 4)

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!

GR Comic Con


Coco in Concert - Grand Rapids Symphony (November 3) 

On November 3, experience an unforgettable journey as you follow the story of 12-year-old Miguel, who embarks on a quest to the Land of the Dead. There, he seeks the guidance of his musician great-great-grandfather to reunite with his family. This enchanting live-to-picture concert event is presented by the Grand Rapids Symphony, featuring the beautiful musical score by Michael Giacchino and the 2017 two-time Academy Award®-winning film for Best Original Song and Best Animated Feature Film.

Harvest Festival

Veterans Day Parade (November 11) 

 Veterans Day Parade is set to kick off at 10:00 AM beneath the I-196 overpass on Division. The parade will then proceed south, making its way to Fulton before heading east to Veterans Memorial Park. Following the parade, join us for a solemn Ceremony of Remembrance in the park to honor and pay tribute to our veterans.

Veteran's Day Parade.

Wine, Beer & Food Festival (November 16-18) 

 1,200 wines, beers, ciders, and spirits from around the world, along with culinary delights from top local restaurants. Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or a newcomer to the world of food and spirits, this event promises a satisfying experience for all palates. It takes place from November 16 to 18 at the DeVos Place Convention Center, with Single Day Admission priced at $20 per person and Tasting Tickets available for $0.50 per credit.

Wine, Beer & Food Festival


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.


Beauty & The Beast - GR Civic Theater (November 17 - December 17) 

Get ready for some enchanting fun as you secure your tickets to witness the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre's performance of Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast.' The show kicks off on November 17 and runs through December 17.

Beauty & The Beast

Jonas Brother - Five Albums. One Night. Tour (November 21)

Witness the Jonas Brothers live at Van Andel Arena on November 21 during their FIVE ALBUMS. ONE NIGHT. Tour, alongside special guest Lawrence. The Jonas Brothers, comprising Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas, and Kevin Jonas, stand as one of the most successful groups. They've sold over 20 million albums, received two GRAMMY® Award nominations, charted 26 Billboard Hot 100 hits, and achieved three consecutive #1 debuts on the Billboard 200. Don't miss this iconic event featuring a Hollywood Walk of Fame-awarded trio

Jonas Brothers Tour

Grand Rapids Turkey Trot (November 23)

Celebrate Thanksgiving Day on November 23, 2023, by participating in the 31st Annual Grand Rapids Turkey Trot! Your involvement in this event goes a long way in supporting Grand Rapids Public Schools athletics, ensuring that every student has the chance to engage in sports. Join us for a meaningful day of fitness and community spirit.

Grand Rapids Turkey Trot

Bone Thugs N Harmony (November 24)

Don't miss the electrifying performance by hip-hop legends Bone Thugs-N-Harmony as they take the stage at GLC Live at 20 Monroe on November 24, 2023. This is your chance to experience their iconic music live. Grab your tickets now, and get ready for an unforgettable night of hip-hop excellence!

Bone Thugs N Harmony 

Fortune Feimster (November 24)

Fortune Feimster, the multi-talented stand-up comedian, writer, and actor, is making waves on screens and stages nationwide. Her one-hour special, "SWEET & SALTY," on Netflix was Critics' Choice Award-nominated, and she also has a praised half-hour special on Comedy Central. With appearances on late-night shows like "CONAN" and "LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS," Fortune's comedy captivates audiences.

Fortune Feimster


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