There are activities going on this weekend inside and out. For the kids, the hunters, the sports enthusiasts, the brides-to-be, and beer lovers. A lot of stage shows to choose from as well...especially if you like comedy.

Some activities include the kids, while others are more for the adults.

Click on the event title for additional information.


  • 1

    Huntin' Time Expo

    The DeltaPlex Arena, 2500 Turner Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544

    Friday, January 26th, 2018 - 1:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - 9:00 am-7:00 pm

    Sunday, January 28th, 2018 - 9:00 am-5:00 pm

    Cost: Adults $10, Children (5-12yrs) $5

    This event showcases the largest collection of hunting exhibits in the State. Whether you are an experienced  outdoorsman or a first time guest, the Huntin' Time Expo offers an experience you're sure to remember.

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    Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive

    Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton St. W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Friday, January 26th, 2018 - 7:00 PM

    Cost: $48.50

    Record-breaking global Comedy Superstar Jeff Dunham, is bringing his cast of characters to the Van Andel Arena. Dunham recently released his latest stand-up special, "Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster", on Netflix in September 2017. Dunham, a Guinness World Record holder for “Most Tickets Sold for a Stand-up Comedy Tour,” has built an entertainment empire over years of non-stop touring and innovation.

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    Grand Rapids Symphony presents Blockbuster Broadway

    DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Friday January 26th, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Sunday, January 28th, 2018 - 3:00 pm

    Cost: Tickets start at $18

    Celebrate Broadway’s biggest songs from Broadway’s biggest blockbusters featuring Broadway’s biggest stars! Experience all the show-stopping tunes you love from Broadway’s biggest hits! Spend an evening with songs from Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Annie, Jersey Boys, The Sound of Music, Chicago, CATS, The Lion King, A Chorus Line performed by some of New York’s top vocalists. It’s the ultimate show tune extravaganza!

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    Kathleen Madigan: Boxed Wine and Bigfoot

    20 Monroe Live, 11 Ottawa Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Cost: $37.50

    Kathleen Madigan has appeared on several TV shows and specials including Last Comic Standing, I Love the 90s: Part Deux, I Love the '80s 3-D, and Celebrity Poker Showdown. She also starred in her own HBO Half-Hour Comedy Special and a Comedy Central Presents special. She has also appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and Late Show with David Letterman.

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    Kids & Family Expo

    DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - 10:00 am-5:00 pm

    Cost: Adults $7, Children 3-15  $3, Children 2 & Under FREE. All activities are included in the admission price, other than the zip line, which is $5.

    This expo will encourage you to come play and enjoy Family Activities, Educational Fun, and Interactive Areas all while encouraging families to be active and engage in family bonding time. The Zip line will once again fly through the DeVos Place. This family focused community event helps raise funds for the Mental Health Foundation – be nice. program, which is a positive anti-bullying initiative designed to spread awareness surrounding the issues of bullying.  The be nice. campaign strives to educate students and community members about how simply “being nice” is an effective way to promote a safe and civil environment within the schools and community. Help give back and support a great program.

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    Winter Bridal Show of West Michigan

    DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - 11:00 am-4:00 pm

    Cost: $10.00

    Local wedding resources for every bride and groom's personality will be on-site. You are invited to make your wedding plans come alive! Take advantage of show specials and discounts, and have your calendar with you for setting appointments. Brides...bring your groom, mother, mother-in-law, bridesmaids and friends to experience all this show has to offer.

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    Orchid Show at Meijer Gardens

    Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 E Beltline Ave., NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - Displays 12:00 pm-5:00 pm, Sales 10:00 am-5:00 pm

    Sunday, January 28th, 2018 - Displays 11:00 am-5:00 pm, Sales 11:00 am-5:00 pm

    Cost: Free

    Escape the cold and surround yourself with beautiful tropical orchids in the Grand Room. See orchid blooms as small as a mosquito and blooms with petals extending 10 inches or more. Enjoy fragrant orchids such as Cattleya with vivid floral notes, Maxillaria that smells like roasted coconut, or Oncidium ‘Sharry Baby’ reminiscent of vanilla and chocolate. Attend a free talk by experienced orchid growers and discover the best orchids for growing in the home. Visit vendors to select from a fantastic array of orchids and shop for orchid growing supplies including specialty potting mixes and fertilizer.

  • 8

    Perrin Ice Jam Winter Festival

    Perrin Brewing Company, 5910 Comstock Park Dr., NW, Comstock Park, MI 49321

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - 3:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Cost: Admission is donation based including cash or the following food items: fruit / applesauce cups, granola bars, cracker packs, snack size zipper bags, toasted oat cereal, cheese crackers, and pretzels.

    Bundle up, grab your friends and family to get out of the house for an afternoon of live music, winter activities, and Perrin brews at Ice Jam Winter Festival, a family-friendly event in partnership with Kids’ Food Basket. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Kids’ Food Basket.

  • 9

    Hockey: The Grand Rapids Griffins vs. Rockford IceHogs

    Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton St. W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - 7:00 pm

    Cost: Tickets start at $16 if purchased in advance

    The Grand Rapids Griffins will take on the Rockford IceHogs. There will be a Calder Cup Championship Replica Ring Giveaway presented by Adventure Credit Union. Also on the schedule is a Huntington Bank post-game autograph session.

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    Jim Norton: Kneeling Room Only with Esther Nevarez

    20 Monroe Live, 11 Ottawa Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Saturday, January 27th, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Cost: $37.50

    Comedian Jim Norton will be at 20 Monroe Live on Saturday evening.  Norton has released four comedy albums and seven comedy specials, including three on Epix and one on Netflix. In 2014, Norton hosted The Jim Norton Show, a talk show on VICE. He has written two books: Happy Endings: The Tales of a Meaty-Breasted Zilch and I Hate Your Guts.