Cars, sports, and winter fun this weekend

Michigan International Auto Show at DeVos Place, Grand Rapids
Michigan International Auto Show at DeVos Place, Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Whether you want to get into the great outdoors, check out some cool cars, or see some great sporting events, Maranda has you covered! Check out her 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!

Michigan International Auto Show, DeVos Place, Grand Rapids
Thursday, January 28 – Sunday, January 31
See hundreds of vehicles, Million Dollar Motorway, Gilmore Car Museum, Fast and Furious cars, distracted driving simulator, Gizmo the Robot, and more! $10 for adults, $4 for kids 6-14. Kids 5 and under are free. See website for hours and a $2 off coupon!

Grand Haven Winterfest, downtown Grand Haven
Thursday, January 28 – Sunday, January 31
Human sled race, family dog pull, cardboard sled race, luau extravaganza, kids day, polar plunge, snow angel contest, and more! Free admission!

Family Ice Fishing, Outdoor Discovery Center, Holland
Saturday, January 30, 10 a.m. – noon
Fish on the ODC nature preserve pond during a catch-and-release ice fishing day. All materials provided. Dress for the outdoors. $5 per person, $3 for members. Registration required.

GVSU Basketball Kids Free Day, GVSU Fieldhouse Arena, Allendale
Saturday, January 30, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Kids can enjoy free inflatables, face painting, sled dogs, arts and crafts, mascots, and local businesses. Then free admission to the basketball game against Hillsdale! Inflatables run 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Game starts at 3 p.m.

AGA Nation Downtown Holland Rail Jam, downtown Holland
Saturday, January 30, 2 – 8 p.m.
Professional snowboarding and skiing demonstrations. Free for open riding and free to watch! Located in the parking lot behind the Visitors Bureau (corner of 9th and College).

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