GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Family time can be a fun adventure when you explore all the fun things there are to do in West Michigan! Here are Maranda’s top five picks for this weekend’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To have a complete list emailed to you each week, click here.
Disney on Ice: Passport to Adventure, Van Andel Arena
Thursday, February 26 – Sunday, March 1
Mickey and Minnie join characters from “The Lion King,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Peter Pan,” “Lilo and Stitch” and more. Visit website for show times and ticket availability. Prices $12-$58.
Flick’s Family Film Festival, Celebration! Cinema
Friday, February 27 – Thursday, March 5
See “Dolphin Tale 2.” Free for kids 12 and under and $5 for adults.
Kids, Crafts, and Critters & Outhouse 500 and Chili Cook-off, Coopersville Farm Museum
Saturday, February 28
- Kids, Crafts , and Critters: activities designed for children ages 10 and under. Crafts, animals, and more! $3 per person. Members and children 3 and under are free. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Outhouse 500 and Chili Cook-off: 5K, compettive team outhouse races, toilet seat auctions, little outhouse races for kids, chili cook-off, live music, free kids activities, euchre tournament, entertainment, and food. Free! 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Opening Day, John Ball Zoo, Grand Rapids
Sunday, March 1, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
John Ball Zoo opens for the season! Special rates through May 8: $7 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and children 2-12, children under 2 are free.
Butterflies Are Blooming, Frederik Meijer Gardens
Sunday, March 1 – April 30
The annual butterfly exhibit features tropical butterflies from around the world. Special educational programming throughout as well as butterfly-themed activities in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden. Included with admission.