GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) West Michigan is full of fun events that expose families to new cultures and new experiences. 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!
Sparta Town & Country Days
July 13 – 17
Carnival, concessions, concerts, activities, events, Kids’ Day Friday with parade at 11 a.m., parade 11 a.m. on Saturday. Complete schedule online.
Ionia Free Fair
July 14 – 23
Carnival, Kids’ Day on Tuesday, July 19. Grand Parade 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. Kids Got Talent July 17 – 18, fireworks July 22, Princess Tea Party July 23.
Grand Haven Beach Vault, Grand Haven State Park
July 15 – 16
See a carnival of vaulting, enjoy the Lake Michigan beach, shop and dine in Grand Haven.
Black Arts Festival Unity Weekend, La Crone Park, Kalamazoo
July 16, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Vendors, food, games, history tent, drum and dance tent, live entertainment, 30 Year Anniversary Parade at 10 a.m. Free admission!
Honoring Native Heritage Pow Wow, Michigan’s Heritage Park at Hilt’s Landing, Whitehall
July 16 – 17
Dancing demonstrations, presentations, vendors with goods and food.