John Ball Park was the venue and craft beers were the main course Saturday.
The fourth annual Summer Craft Beer Festival poured, played, entertained and fed hundreds from across Grand Rapids, West Michigan and beyond on a summery afternoon and early evening with sunshine and temperatures creeping into the low 80s.
The City of Grand Rapids' Fourth of July got celebrated on the Fifth of July.
And what a festive day it was, part of a two-day celebration for the Independence Day weekend in Grand Rapids.
The Amway Family Fireworks at Ah-Nab-Awen Park on Saturday brought a 20-minute fireworks celebration for the Independence Day weekend to cap a day full of music, entertainment, food, frolic and fun, while embracing and feting family, freedom and community.
The 20-minute Amway Family Fireworks display scheduled to illuminate the downtown Grand Rapids skies on Saturday night is an event months in the making designed by a family business with fourth-generation roots in such efforts.
Embrace the three-day Independence Day weekend, enjoy the great outdoors on the water -- and at the beach -- and stay safe by following the rules of the water and navigational regulations. On a festive weekend like this, too, don't drink and boat!
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