Few places in the world are more tied to automotive history than "Ypsi" (as the locals call it).
What do you have the courage to do? Take a stand in honor of Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday on February 4 during the National Day of Courage at The Henry Ford. Sit on the actual bus. Hear her story. Join national conversations. Post a badge of courage. Be part of the movement.
One thousand five hundred artists from 47 countries come to Grand Rapids for the world’s largest art competition – and you decide the winner!
When November 15 rolls around some hunters head to Michigan’s woods and fields in search of their white tailed trophy, while “deer widows” engage in a hunt of their own, with a target of shopping bargains, spa weekends, winery tours and more.
In its third year, ArtPrize is a 19-day art show that draws artists from around the country to exhibit their art at specific venues in the Grand Rapids area. Cast your vote to see who wins the grand ArtPrize.
This summer, commemorate the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War with a visit to The Henry Ford , America’s Greatest History Attraction.
Join us for this historic and memorable occasion to see one of the landmarks of American history.
No city in Michigan makes it more convenient to enjoy a wide variety of entertainment options than Grand Rapids – especially during summer months.
April in Pure Michigan marks the start of spring festivals and outdoor events.
You can tour individual wineries, take to one of the Michigan wine trails, or attend an upcoming tasting event. Sample many of these wines this season by visiting a tasting room or one of the special wine events in October and November.
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