Looking for some fun things to do in Grand Rapids this spring? I’ve got you covered with a spring bucket list of items that will keep you busy and enjoy the beautiful weather. Let me know what your favorite spring activities are and tag your photos on Instagram with #thegrguide. Enjoy!
John Ball Zoo
You’re never too old for a trip to the zoo right? Take your family or plan a day date to John Ball Zoo to check out the animals and take a ride on the zip line!
Frederik Meijer Gardens
Blandford Nature Center
Spend the afternoon walking around Blandford Nature Center and enjoy the amazing weather and trails.
Take a drive to Holland to experience Tulip Time from May 6-14 to check out the tulips, dancing, parade and fun events.
Opera Grand Rapids
Try something new for date night this spring and check out Opera Grand Rapids performance of The Barber of Seville on May 12 and 13.
Try a New Restaurant
This spring weather is the perfect excuse to get outside and go to a new restaurant in GR. If you need some ideas check out the Hot List.
Grand Rapids Ballet
Have a favorite local beer at Founders? Get a behind the scenes tour at Founders to learn more about this amazing brewery.
Plan a date night at the Downtown Market on April 28 for Flight Friday. This is the fun opportunity to try something new!
Pack a Picnic
If it’s a nice spring day take advantage of the weather and pack a picnic with your favorite items. I would highly suggest a little walk by Reeds Lake and a picnic by the water.