GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) The long Thanksgiving weekend is here and there are plenty of things to keep the family entertained! Check out Maranda’s top picks in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To get a full list of events e-mailed to you each week, click here to sign up!
Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids
Tuesday, November 24 – Sunday, January 3
See 40 trees decorated in international holiday displays. Enjoy lights, stroller carolers, reindeer, garden displays, and more! Closed Thanksgiving Day.
Thanksgiving Weekend at Holland Community Aquatic Center
Wednesday, November 25 – Sunday, November 29 (except Thursday, November 26)
Special hours for open swim and Splash Zone for the holiday weekend. Wednesday: 12:30 – 3 p.m. and 6 – 8:30 p.m. Thursday closed. Friday: 12:30 – 3 p.m. and 6 – 8:30 p.m. Saturday: noon – 7 p.m. Sunday: 1 – 5 p.m. Regular rates apply.
Christmas Lite Show, Fifth Third Ballpark, Comstock Park
Wednesday, November 25 – Saturday, January 2
See impressive animated light displays throughout the parking lots of Fifth Third Ballpark. $17 per car, $2 coupon available on website.
“’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” St. Cecilia Music Center, Grand Rapids
Friday, November 27 – Sunday, November 29
CARE Ballet presents the holiday classic. Tickets: $15 for adults and $10 for students.
Teddy Bear Breakfast, Muskegon Museum of Art
Saturday, November 28, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Bring your teddy bear for breakfast, visit with Santa, craft, and teddy bear checkup. $12 for adults and $7 for ages 1 – 17. Includes admission to Festival of Trees. Call (231) 720-2580 for tickets.