Your Ultimate Guide to This Weekend in Grand Rapids: Parades, Basketball, and Live Music!

Hey Grand Rapids! Wondering what to do this upcoming weekend? We’ve got a fantastic lineup of events including a heartfelt parade, exciting basketball action, and an unforgettable music concert. Here’s the scoop:

Veterans Day Parade

Kick off your weekend with a tribute to our heroes at the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday. The parade begins at 10 AM, starting under the I-196 overpass on Division Street. Join the march or cheer from the sidelines as it heads to Veterans Memorial Park. This event is a wonderful opportunity to show appreciation for our veterans. The parade concludes with a special ceremony, creating a memorable experience for all. For more information on the parade, click here.

Grand Rapids Gold Basketball Game

Basketball fans, get ready! The Grand Rapids Gold are set for their season opener on Sunday. They’ll be up against the Motor City Cruise at 3 PM in the Van Andel Arena. Immerse yourself in the excitement of live basketball and support our home team. It’s a perfect outing for friends and family. Be part of the thrilling game day atmosphere – get your tickets and more details here.

Young The Giant Concert

Saturday night is about to get epic with Young The Giant performing live at the Sounds Like Hope Benefit Concert at 20 Monroe Live, starting at 6 PM. This concert is more than just an evening of great music; it’s a chance to support the Hope Network. Enjoy an amazing performance while contributing to a great cause. For tickets and more information about the concert, click here.


This weekend in Grand Rapids is packed with activities. Whether you’re honoring our veterans, cheering on the Grand Rapids Gold, or enjoying the tunes of Young The Giant, there’s something for everyone. Don’t miss out on these amazing events and make your weekend unforgettable!