Grand Rapids Weekend Guide: Ballet, Roller Skating, and a Whoville Run!

Hey Grand Rapids! Ready to dive into a weekend full of fun and festive activities? From the elegance of ballet to the joy of roller skating and a whimsical run, there’s something for everyone. Let’s check out what’s happening around town!

The Grand Rapids Ballet Presents ‘The Nutcracker’

Get ready to be swept away by the magic of ‘The Nutcracker,’ presented by the Grand Rapids Ballet at DeVos Performance Hall. This beloved holiday classic is a must-see, whether you’re a ballet aficionado or just looking to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit. With performances running from Friday through Sunday, it’s the perfect outing for the whole family or a festive date night. And with tickets starting at around $32, it’s an affordable way to enjoy world-class ballet right here in Grand Rapids.

To purchase tickets visit this link.

Hanukkah Roller Skating Party

On Sunday, lace up your skates for the Hanukkah Roller Skating Party, happening from noon to 2 PM. This event is a fantastic way to celebrate the festive season on wheels. Whether you’re a seasoned skater or just looking for a fun way to spend your afternoon, this party is open to everyone. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy the holiday vibes in a unique and active way.

For more information visit this link.

Whoville 5K: A Run with a Twist

For those who love to run, or just love to have fun, the Whoville 5K on Sunday at 1 PM is the perfect event. But it’s more than just a run – it’s an experience filled with laughter, joy, and holiday cheer. Participants often dress up, embracing the whimsical theme, making it a delightful spectacle for runners and spectators alike. It’s an ideal event for families, fitness enthusiasts, or anyone who enjoys a good laugh while staying active.

To register for the 5K visit this link.

Join the Fun in Grand Rapids

This weekend in Grand Rapids is shaping up to be an exciting one. Whether you’re in the mood for the arts, some active fun, or just looking to soak up the holiday atmosphere, there’s something for you. So, head out, enjoy these events, and make the most of your weekend! And remember, if there are any other cool events happening around Grand Rapids that we might have missed, feel free to share them in the comments.