St. Patrick’s Day weekend family fun

St. Patrick's Day parade

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) This is the weekend to line up and watch the St. Patrick’s Day fun go by. There are parades scheduled throughout West Michigan on Saturday! Plus check out more family fun in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To have a complete list emailed to you each week, click here.

Indoor Campout, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
Friday, March 13, 6 – 8 p.m.
Spend an evening looking at the stars, listening to campfire stories and music, and eating hot dogs and s’mores.  $10 for non-members, $8 for members.

Flick’s Family Film Festival, Celebration! Cinema
Friday, March 13 – Thursday, March 19
See “The Boxtrolls.” Free for kids 12 and under and $5 for adults.

Super Brick Art Saturday, Muskegon Museum of Art
Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Check out The Art of the Brick, then make your own sculptures and watch The LEGO Movie (10 a.m. & 1 p.m.). Super Saturday admission and activities are free.

St. Patrick’s Day Parades

  • Grand Rapids: Saturday, March 14, 11 a.m. – Begins at Monroe and Lyon, travels south on Monroe, east on Monroe Center, north on Division, east on Library. Ends at Veterans Memorial Park.
  • Muskegon: Saturday, March 14, 11 a.m. – Takes place in downtown Muskegon, Clay and surrounding streets, ending at Hennessey’s. Wear green and bring canned goods and personal care items to donate to a local food pantry.
  • Kalamazoo: Saturday, March 14, 11 a.m. – downtown Kalamazoo.
  • Holland: Saturday, March 14, noon – Irish dancers and bagpipers among the sights and sounds of the parade. Begins at Eighth St. Marketplace.
  • Saugatuck: Saturday, March 14, 2 p.m. – 11th Annual ‘Erin Go Bark! Pets and their People Parade. Prizes awarded for best dressed pets! Line up at 1:30 p.m. at the Culver Street parking lot next to Saugatuck Center for the Arts.

Red, DeVos Center for Arts and Worship, Grand Rapids
Sunday, March 15, 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.
HIS Dance Ensemble presents a new take on the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Tickets $10-$15.

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