The inaugural Westside Sip & Shop Hop is set to take place in Grand Rapids on Friday, December 10th and Saturday, December 11th.

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As more talk about 'supply issues' surrounds the holiday season, Westside retailers and restaurants on the Westside of Grand Rapids are banding together to encourage patrons to shop and eat local.

The first-ever Westside Sip & Shop Hop is set for 5-9pm on December 10th and 11a-5p on December 11th.

From ChristmasWestside.com:

Each of these venues will be offering specials during the event. They will also be hosting live music and/or local guest artists!

At your first venue, ask for a stamp card, if you get it stamped at each stop, you will be entered into a drawing to win one of 6 prizes. One from each venue.

Art of Life Gallery is hosting the event along with five other venues across the Westside:




artoflife.info
📷 Art Of Life/Facebook



📷 Shakedown Street/Facebook



theholidaybargr.com
📷 Holiday Bar/Facebook



ballparkfloral.com
📷 Ballpark Floral/Facebook



packelephant.com
📷 Pack Elephant/Facebook



the12thhousegr.com
📷 12th House/Facebook

Organizers say they hope that this will be the first of an annual event for Westsiders:

We are looking forward to making this event annual, bigger and better each year. Tell all of your friends and family to support your small local Grand Rapids businesses this holiday season. Keep the joy and love in our own beautiful community!!!

More details on the event and the retailers can be found on the group's Facebook Event Page.

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