GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) It’s a weekend full of festivals and free fun in West Michigan! 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!
Lowell Riverwalk Festival
July 7 – 9
Pig roast, live entertainment, classic car show, Kidz Zone, arts and crafts, fireworks at dusk on Saturday.
Water Festival, Windmill Island, Holland
July 9, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Family-friendly event with water activities and educational experiences. Free!
Slide the City Kalamazoo, Western Michigan University
July 9, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Family slip-and-slide water party. Live music, food, drinks, water, and giant slip-and-slide! Tickets $10-$40.
Movies on the Beach, Pere Marquette Public Beach, Muskegon
July 9, 8 p.m.
See “The Sandlot” for free! Bring blankets and a picnic basket or purchase food on location.
Free Day, Grand Rapids Public Museum
July 10, noon – 5 p.m.
Visitors will receive free general admission to explore the museum including traveling exhibit “Earth Explorers.”