With everything going on in the world right now, it may seem difficult to leave your home and enjoy yourself this Winter. However, if you're able to, here are some events and things to do in Grand Rapids, Michigan this Winter (2021).
1. World of Winter (Downtown GR) - Click HERE for more details
World of Winter features a handful of events and things to do:
Where: Downtown Grand Rapids, MI
2. Ice Skating (Rosa Parks Circle) - Click HERE for more details
Rosa Parks Circle opened their ice skating rink in December for the public to enjoy. Because of the pandemic, please be sure to follow the new COVID-19 guidelines in the link above... Hopefully you don't fall as much as I did. Enjoy!
The area surrounding the ice skating rink at Rosa Parks Circle is lit up and decorated nicely. Enjoy walking around the city while it looks festive.
When: December 18th - February 21st (weather permitting)
Where: Rosa Parks Circle
3. Winter Walks (Frederik Meijer Gardens) - Click HERE for more details
Join Meijer Gardens on one of their Winter walks: Sights & Sounds with Sculptures and Shapes & Motions with Trees. Get moving while learning about the garden surroundings. Contact the front desk to find out which walk is happening each day.
Also, join Meijer Gardens for Winter Family Day on February 13th!
When: January & February (Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays)
Where: Frederik Meijer Gardens
Because of COVID-19 there isn't as much of a selection this Winter compared to other years. Beyond these 3 Winter events in Grand Rapids, Michigan, there are nearby ski resorts, trials and festive decorations to explore.
Some of those attractions include but are not limited to:
Thanks for reading!
Greg is a Grand Rapids, Michigan native with a passion for personal growth.