Embrace fall with family fun this weekend

Girl touching pumpkins

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Fall is in the air and it’s all over West Michigan with fun events 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!

ArtPrize, downtown Grand Rapids
Wednesday, September 21 – Sunday, October 9
See hundreds of artwork pieces throughout downtown Grand Rapids. See ArtPrize website for list of events. Be a part of the fun with activities and a live taping of “Maranda Where You Live” each weekday at 4:30 p.m. at Rosa Parks Circle.

Fall Harvest Festival, Charlton Park, Hastings
Friday, September 23 – Sunday, September 25
Demonstrations and events, tractor pulls, corn shelling, and more! Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for kids 5-12.

Michigan Apple Fest, Sparta
Saturday, September 24
Apple pancake breakfast, kids carnival, apple pie eating contest, storytelling, demonstrations, petting zoo, craft market, and more! Free admission and free parking.

Snoopy Visit, Robinette’s Apple Haus, Grand Rapids
Saturday, September 24, 4 p.m.
Wind through a Peanuts-themed corn maze in honor of the 50th anniversary of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” and see Snoopy live! $7 per person or $6 per person for groups of 15 or more.

Kids’ ArtFest, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
Sunday, September 25, noon – 5 p.m.
Hands-on activities for kids including painting, pastel drawing, sculpture, print making, jewelry making, and illustration. Live music and dance performances throughout the afternoon. Takes place in Veterans Park across from the museum. Free!

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