Maranda’s Guide to Summer Fun: July 9-16

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Summer in West Michigan is filled with fun activities for families! Check out Maranda’s complete Guide to Summer Fun for June 18 through June 24 below. For this entire list of ideas for family fun this summer click  here to see Maranda’s Guide to Summer Fun. To have a complete list of family events emailed to you each week, click here to subscribe to Maranda’s Five Star Family Fun Update.

Sunday, July 9  

Maranda’s Pick:  Kids Bowl FREE!

  • Register your kids and they can bowl two FREE games every day all summer long!
  • Sign up and find an alley near you at

Monday, July 10

Maranda’s Pick: Mecosta County Fair opens! 

  • Runs though Saturday, July 15
  • Wednesday is Kids’ Day – Kids Pedal  Pull


Tuesday, July 11

Maranda’s Pick: Storytime in the Park

  • 7-8 p.m. Garfield Park (Grand Rapids)
  • free ice cream and a free book!
  •  All family members will receive free ice cream and every kid will receive a free book. The cost is FREE to attend and participate.

Wednesday, July 12 

Maranda’s Pick: Family Fun and Fitness Night 

  • FREE.
  • From 5:45pm-8:30pm at the Salvation Army Kroc Center.
  • Work up a sweat with a free family fitness class, then cool off with a giant slip’n’slide after.
  • Concessions and other activities will be available as well.

Thursday, July 13 

Maranda’s Pick: Maranda Park Party at East Kentwood High School

  • July 13 – East Kentwood High School, Kentwood
  • July 20 – Kollen Park, Holland
  • July 27 – Northwestern Middle School, Battle Creek

Friday, July 14 

Maranda’s Pick: Ionia Free Fair!

  • Runs July 13-22nd
  • Kids Day is Tuesday, July 18

Saturday, July 15

Maranda’s Pick: Disney’s Frozen at the GH Musical Fountain
  • The Grand Haven Musical Fountain is a synchronized water and light show accompanied with music of all varieties.
  • Each 20-minute show features a different theme around 10pm
  • Different shows play daily at sunset from Memorial Day thru Labor Day
  • Best viewed from Waterfront Stadium; however the Fountain can be easily experienced 1/4 mile either side on the Grand Haven Boardwalk. 

Sunday, July 16

Maranda’s Pick: Family Night at Maple Hill Golf Course

  • Every Sunday – 5:30pm-dark
  • Unlimited golf – walking (Cart available for 8$ per person)
  • Unlimited range balls
  • Unlimited footgolf
  • Plus a hot dog, chips and a pop (per person)
  • Adults (18 and up) $20
  • Juniors (7-17) $12
  • Pee Wees (6 and under) $6

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s