tin man piece of art downtown grand rapids during artprize 2021

Grand Rapids

Dream Grand & Go

Dream Grand and Go to Grand Rapids, where fall is a magical time of year. Treat your palate to the fresh, seasonal flavors of locally crafted food and drinks in restaurants, and breweries. Treat your eyes to 700+ works of art during ArtPrize, the world's most attended art event, from September 15-October 2.

 

 Artist credit: Tin Man by Bill Secunda, ArtPrize2021 

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Discover Grand Rapids

Color tours, farm markets, apple picking, corn mazes, hayrides ... fall is a perfect time to explore the natural side of Grand Rapids. Bike or hike 60+ trails, get in a few more rounds of golf, fish for steelhead, and head to Lake Michigan beaches for spectacular fall sunsets. Wherever you go, you're just minutes away from big-city excitement - family fun, nightlife, craft beverages, museums, every kind of performing art and much, much more.

What is Grand Rapids known for?

Grand Rapids was once known as America's Furniture Capital. Most recently it was named "Beer City USA" as it has 40+ breweries. It is a culturally rich city with many attractions like the Frederick Meijer Gardens, the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum, and the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

Are masks required in Grand Rapids?

There is no city-wide mask mandate; however, certain businesses or private establishments may require visitors to wear masks.

Is Grand Rapids worth visiting?

Grand Rapids is a vibrant city that is home to a mix of arts and culture, breweries, restaurants, shopping and outdoor activities. It's located less than an hour from the shore of Lake Michigan and is the largest city on the west side of the state.

Where is Grand Rapids located?

Grand Rapids is located in west Michigan, approximately an hour drive from Lake Michigan's shoreline. It is 178 miles northeast of Chicago and 158 miles west of Detroit.

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