GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) There is a ton going on for families to enjoy West Michigan this weekend! Check out Maranda’s top picks in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To have a complete list emailed to you each week, click here.
Allegan County Fair, Allegan
Through Saturday, September 19
Carnival rides, games, food, and entertainment. Adults: $7, children (1-12 grade): $4, kindergarten and under: free. Parking $5.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids
September 17 – 20
“Legends” circus features performances in spectacular stunts and shows of strength. See mythical creatures and more unforgettable fun. All-access pre-show party one hour before each performance. Tickets $12-$45.
2015 Kalamazoo Balloon Fest, Gull Meadow Farms, Richland
Friday, September 18 – Sunday, September 20
See up to 30 balloons take to the air! Nighttime Balloon Glows on Friday and Saturday night. Live entertainment, car show, and more! Free admission and parking!
Dadtona 500, Craig’s Cruisers, Wyoming
Saturday, September 19, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Event by Daddy Daughter Time includes buffet lunch, arcade game card, and go-kart races. Free for annual members. $15 per person for non-members.
End of Summer Celebration, Blandford Nature Center, Grand Rapids
Saturday, September 19, 6 – 8 p.m.
Family-friendly wildlife program and bonfire with s’mores. $3 for members, $6 for non-members. Registration required. Call (616) 735-6240.