Grand Rapids Weekend Guide: Symphony, Tree Lighting, and More!

Get ready, Grand Rapids! This weekend is shaping up to be an unforgettable mix of holiday cheer, music, and unique local events. Whether you’re in the mood for a festive concert, outdoor fun, or something a bit different, there’s something for everyone.

‘Elf in Concert’ by the Grand Rapids Symphony

Start your weekend on a high note with the Grand Rapids Symphony’s presentation of ‘Elf in Concert.’ This beloved holiday classic film will be brought to life with a live soundtrack performed by our talented local symphony. Catch the performance tonight at 7 PM or enjoy a Saturday matinee at 2 PM. It’s a perfect outing for the whole family or a magical date night.

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Christmas Tree Lighting at Rosa Parks Circle

The heart of Grand Rapids will be glowing tonight from 5-7 PM at the annual Christmas tree lighting at Rosa Parks Circle. This festive event is more than just lights; it’s a celebration of community and holiday spirit. Enjoy ice skating, write a letter to Santa, and get creative at the craft corner hosted by the Grand Rapids Public Library.

And for an extra dose of cuteness, don’t miss the corgi parade around the ice rink following the tree lighting. It’s sure to be a delightful sight that will bring smiles to faces of all ages.

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Original Gun & Knife Show at 4 Mile Showplace

For those looking for something a little different this weekend, the Original Gun & Knife Show at 4 Mile Showplace is the place to be. Here, you can explore and purchase a wide range of guns, knives, and war relics. It’s an excellent opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts to find unique items and learn more about these pieces of history.

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Your Weekend Snapshot

From the enchanting tunes of the symphony to the charming corgi parade and the intriguing Gun & Knife Show, Grand Rapids is full of diverse and exciting activities this weekend. So, get out there and enjoy all that our vibrant city has to offer!