Grand Rapids Weekend Recap: November 3-5

Grand Rapids is getting ready for a great weekend, packed with events that are perfect for any age group. Whether you’re a comic book enthusiast, a lover of local crafts, or just looking for a unique way to spend your weekend, the city’s vibrant scene has something special for you.

Grand Rapids Comic Con – November 3-5

The much-anticipated Grand Rapids Comic Con is back at DeVos Place, promising a weekend filled with fantasy, superheroes, and sci-fi. This year, attendees have the thrilling opportunity to meet the legendary George Takei. It’s a dream come true for fans, with a plethora of vendors offering everything from rare comics to collectible memorabilia. Remember, this fantastical event only graces us once a year, so grab your capes and join the adventure!

Merchants and Makers Holiday Market – November 5 

As the holiday season approaches, the Fulton Street Farmers Market transforms into a winter wonderland for the Merchants and Makers Holiday Market. This Sunday, from 10 AM until 3 PM, over 100 local artisans will showcase their talents, offering an array of handmade goods and festive decor. It’s the perfect place to find unique gifts and support the local economy. So, wrap up warm and enjoy the bustling atmosphere of this charming market.

Southeast Area Farmers’ Market – November 4

The Southeast Area Farmers’ Market at Martin Luther King Park is hosting its final event of the season from 11 AM to 4 PM. It’s not just a market; it’s a celebration of local agriculture and craftsmanship. With live demonstrations and an array of crafts, it’s a place where community and culture come together. Don’t miss this last chance to support our local growers and artisans while enjoying the vibrant community spirit.


From the fantastical realms of Comic Con to the festive vibes of the holiday market and the community-centric farmers’ market, Grand Rapids is the place to be this weekend. These events are a great way to get out and spend time with friends and family whether its at Comic Con or a farmers market, you won’t be disappointed!

If you know of any other exciting events happening around the city, please share them in the comments below. Let’s make this weekend in Grand Rapids one to remember!

For more information about the events please visit the links below