What’s Happening in Grand Rapids This Weekend: Tulips, Tacos, and Hockey

Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas are packed with exciting events this weekend. Here’s what’s going on, and don’t miss our YouTube Short below for a quick peek at one of the highlights!

Tulip Time Festival in Holland, May 4-12

A short drive from Grand Rapids, the Tulip Time Festival in Holland is already underway, running from May 4 through May 12. Celebrating Dutch heritage, this event features millions of tulips in bloom, along with Dutch dance performances, art fairs, parades, and historical tours. It’s the perfect spot for a beautiful day trip. Take a look at our YouTube Short below for a preview of the colorful tulip fields! More information here.

Cinco De Mayo Celebrations, May 5

This Saturday, Grand Rapids is the place to be for Cinco de Mayo festivities:

  • Donkey Taqueria on Wealthy Street is throwing a community street party with free admission on both Saturday and Sunday. Expect live music, street tacos, and drinks. Learn more here.
  • Rockford Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 2nd Annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party in Downtown Rockford on Courtland Street, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy face painting, live entertainment, food, and more. Find more details here.
  • Berlin Raceway and Entertainment Complex in Marne, MI, will celebrate with racing and food specials, including $4 churros and margaritas. View the season schedule here.
  • Luna in Grand Rapids and Ada is offering great specials all weekend. Check out the details here.

Grand Rapids Griffins Hockey Game, Tonight (May 3)

Catch the Grand Rapids Griffins tonight as they play for a spot in the Calder Cup playoffs. The game offers great deals with $2 beers and hot dogs, making it a perfect evening out for hockey action and good eats. Tickets here.

More Events Around Town

Be sure to explore more of what Grand Rapids has to offer this weekend, including live music, theater performances, and local gatherings. There’s always something happening here, and we’re here to keep you updated on all the fun ways to enjoy our city.

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