GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) There’s a lot happening in West Michigan this weekend when it comes to family fun! 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!
Maranda Where You Live – Live from Rosa Parks Circle Friday at 4:30pm
Olympic Watch Party at Rosa Parks Circle
Rosa Parks Circle
Bring your lawn chair and kick back and watch the opening ceremonies and Olympic events all weekend long.
Bright Lights Festival, Muskegon South Pierhead Light
August 5 – 7
Live music on the pier, dancing, chalk art, sandcastle-building contests, lighthouse tours. Free admission!
August in Ada Children’s Fair, Ada Township Park
August 5, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Petting zoo, arts and crafts booths, space walk, giant slide, mascots, magician, chalk art, singing – all free! Small fee for food and pony rides.
Free Kid Flicks, Celebration! Cinema Woodland, Kentwood
August 5 – 11
Kids can see “Space Jam” for free! Adult tickets are $5.
Coast Guard Festival Grand Parade, Grand Haven
August 6, 11:45 a.m.
Marching bands, clowns, military units, local sports teams, dignitaries, and groups take part in this spectacular two-hour parade!
Reptile Weekend, Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek
August 6 – 7
Hands-on encounters with more than 100 different reptiles and amphibians from around the world.