Movies, fairs, and free fun

Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival
Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival

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 
August 5-7
Rosa Parks Circle
Free
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.

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