List: fun family events this weekend

Dad and boy at carnival

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) This weekend is a great time to enjoy fun events West Michigan has to offer! 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!

Kalamazoo County Fair
August 8 – 13
Every day is Kids Day! Free Kids Expo with activities, exhibits, inflatables, and entertainment. LEGO brick play area, pony rides, 4-H animal exhibits, carnival rides, free grandstand entertainment, food, and games. Theme days with free giveaways for kids.

National Blueberry Festival, South Haven
August 11 – 14
Meijer Kids Day on Friday, August 12 with crafts, activities, games, and entertainment! Festival features live music, blueberry food and goodies, parade on Saturday, and pancake breakfast on Sunday.

Meteors and S’mores, Holland State Park
August 12, 9:30 – 11 p.m.
Bring lawn chair or blanket to watch the meteor shower and roast marshmallows. Free with purchase of a Recreation Passport.

Grand Haven Sand Sculpture Contest, Grand Haven City Beach
August 13, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Teams, families, and individuals build art in the sand for prizes!

International Summerfest, McCamly Park, Battle Creek
August 13, 11 a.m.
Food vendors, live music and performances, face painting, and more!

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