Weekend family fun in West Michigan

Photo courtesy Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival
Photo courtesy Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) From festivals to camping to parades, there is so much happening in West Michigan that suits any family! Check out Maranda‘s top picks for this week’s Star 105.7 Five Star Family Fun Update!

Saugatuck Venetian Festival
Friday, July 25 – Saturday, July 26
saugatuckvenetianfest.org
Pirates invade Saugatuck for the weekend! Children’s games and facepainting Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Art fair, lighted boat parade, and fireworks on Saturday.

Taste of Grand Rapids, Fifth Third Ballpark
Friday, July 25, 3 – 9:45 p.m. – Saturday, July 26, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
b93.com
Sample food from several Grand Rapids area restaurants. Live entertainment.

Byron Days Festival, Byron Center
Friday, July 25 – Sunday, July 27
byrondaysfestival.com
78th annual Byron Days Festival. 5K race, kids fun run, Friday night “PraiseFest,” historic parade, concerts, fireworks.

Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival
Friday, July 25 – Sunday, August 3
coastguardfest.org
Kids parade at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 26. Parades, waterfront entertainment, fireworks, National Memorial Service, and Street Dance throughout the festival. Kids Day on Tuesday, July 29, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Kroc Family Campout, Salvation Army Kroc Center, Grand Rapids
Saturday, July 26 at 1 p.m. – Sunday, July 27 at noon
grkroccenter.org
Campers can try archery, fishing, giant slip and slide, nature scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, sing-alongs and s’mores around the campfire. Participants should bring tent, sleeping bag, swimsuit, and towel. Cost is $10 per person and includes all meals and activities. Call (616) 588-7200 to register.

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