GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Gather the family to experience something new in West Michigan this weekend! 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!
Allegan County Fair, Allegan
Friday, September 9 – Saturday, September 17
Midway, parade, concerts, horse racing, tractor pulls, rodeo, and more!
Youth Day, Muskegon County Fairgrounds
Saturday, September 10, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Free family fun day sponsored by Sportsmen for Youth. The first 2,500 kids age 17 and younger get a t-shirt, free lunch, prize drawing, and goodie bag.
K9 Karnival, Lamar Park, Wyoming
Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m. – noon
Event supports the Wyoming Police Canine Unit. Free-will donation pancake breakfast, silent auction, games, and canine demonstrations.
Monarch Day, John Ball Zoo, Grand Rapids
Saturday, September 10, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Learn about Monarch Butterflies and take part in interactive activities. Giant butterfly releases take place each hour. Register online ahead of time to release a butterfly.
Monster Truck Throwdown, Berlin Raceway, Marne
Saturday, September 10, 7 p.m.
Monster trucks, freestyle motocross, and huge fireworks display! Pit Party at 5 p.m., engines fire at 7 p.m.