Hey Grand Rapids! Your Weekend Guide is Here

Are you ready to dive into a weekend filled with artistic expressions, musical journeys, and nostalgic trips down memory lane? Grand Rapids is the place to be this weekend, with a variety of events that cater to different tastes and interests. Here’s a glimpse into what the city has to offer:

Merchants & Makers Artisan Market: A Creative Hub

Kickstart your weekend at the Merchants & Makers Artisan Market, a haven for over 80 makers showcasing their unique creations. With a fresh lineup each day, you’re bound to stumble upon that perfect piece of art or handcrafted item that speaks to you. Nestled in the heart of downtown during the much-anticipated ArtPrize event, this market is conveniently located just outside The Gerald R. Ford Museum.

But that’s not all! The market is also a spot for food enthusiasts and music lovers. With food trucks serving a variety of delectable eats and live music to keep the atmosphere lively, it’s a place where creativity and community converge.

The SpongeBob Musical: An Underwater Adventure Awaits

Dive into the whimsical world of Bikini Bottom at the Civic Theater as “The SpongeBob Musical” takes center stage. With shows running from Wednesday to Saturday at 7:30pm, and matinees on Sundays at 2:00pm, there’s ample opportunity to catch this vibrant performance. Hurry, though, as the curtains will draw to a close on this underwater adventure on October 8. It’s a spectacle of colors, music, and laughter that promises a fun-filled evening for both kids and adults alike.

Grand Rapids Record & CD Show: A Musical Treasure Trove

For the music aficionados, the Grand Rapids Record & CD Show at the American Legion Post 179 on Wilson is a must-visit. Step into a world of vintage vinyls, CDs, tapes, and cool music memorabilia that will transport you back in time. The cherry on top? There’s no entry fee! It’s a fantastic opportunity to expand your music collection, discover rare finds, or simply revel in the nostalgic ambiance.

Grand Rapids is buzzing with excitement, and this weekend is a testament to the city’s vibrant culture and artistic spirit. Whether you choose to explore the artisan market, enjoy a musical extravaganza, or hunt for musical gems, there’s something for everyone. So, make the most of what Grand Rapids has to offer, and have a splendid weekend! And hey, if there are any other noteworthy events happening around, feel free to share in the comments below. Your adventure in Grand Rapids awaits!


Merchants & Makers Artisan Market

The SpongeBob Musical

Grand Rapids Record and CD Show