Family fun for Memorial Day weekend

Photo courtesy Fruitport Lions Club
Photo courtesy Fruitport Lions Club

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) From fairs to festivals and parades, there is a lot of fun to be had on the long Memorial Day weekend! Check out the top picks by Maranda and Star 105.7 in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update.

1. Fruitport Old Fashioned Days, Pomona Park
Wednesday, May 21 – Sunday, May 25
fruitportlions.com
Carnival midway, fireworks, 5K/10K run, ice cream social, parade, and ox roast. Free admission.

2. Mayfaire Renaissance Festival, Calhoun County Fairgrounds
Saturday, May 24 – Monday, May 26, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
mayfaireren.com
Join in the fun of a traditional renaissance marketplace. Live entertainment, full-armored combat, food and beverages for purchase.

3. Outdoor Family Programs, Gillette Visitors Center, P.J. Hoffmaster State Park, Muskegon
Saturday, May 24
gillettenature.org
Birds of Hoffmaster State Park at 8 a.m., Terrific Turtles at 10 a.m., Color Hike at 11 a.m., Peeps of Spring at 1 p.m., Stream Exploration at 2 p.m. Free! Pre-registration may be required. Call (231) 798-3573 or visit their website.

4. Hackley Day, Muskegon
Sunday, May 25, Noon – 4 p.m.
lakeshoremuseum.org
Free tours of the Hackley & Hume Site. Celebrates the anniversary of when the lumber baron made a donation for the construction of Hackley Public Library.

5. Memorial Day Parades
Monday, May 26
wotv4women.com
Follow the link for a list of Memorial Day parades across West Michigan.

 

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