Things To Do This Weekend: June 24-26, 2022
It's another action packed weekend full of carnivals, music, art, bazaars, food, beer, comedy, movies, and more. Here is your list of over 15 different events going on this weekend.
Montcalm County Fair
Sunday, June 19-Saturday, June 25, 2022 - Montcalm County Fairgrounds, Greenville, MI
The Montcalm County Fair will feature a variety of events including a dog show, livestock shows, antique tractor pulls, truck pulls, a rodeo and a demolition derby. A complete list of events can be found on the Montcalm County Fairgrounds and Events Facebook page.
Broadway Grand Rapids Presents "Mean Girls"
Tuesday, June 21-Sunday, June 26, 2022 - DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, MI
Direct from Broadway, "Mean Girls" is the hilarious hit musical from an award- winning creative team, including Tina Fey (“30 Rock"), composer Jeff Richmond (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin ("Legally Blonde") and director Casey Nicolaw ("The Book of Mormon"). There are performances all weekend. Additional information can be found on the Broadway Grand Rapids Facebook page.
Electric Forest Festival
Wednesday, June 23-Sunday, June 26, 2022 - Rothbury, MI
The Electric Forest Music Festival returns to Rothbury this weekend. The list of bands is way too long to post here, but it can be found, along with additional information, on the Electric Forest Festival Facebook page.
Holland Waterfront Celtic Festival and Highland Games
Friday, June 24-Saturday, June 25, 2022 - Holland, MI
This is the first annual Holland Waterfront Celtic Festival & Highland Games. Come out to shis all day event and enjoy 20 Scottish Clans and societies, Highland Athletic Games, eight Irish and Scottish dance performances, seven Celtic Bands, a pipe and drum band (bagpipes!), a kids area, storyteller, magician, a giant leprechaun, historic displays, food, drink, and fun! All of this for just $10 for those 13 and over. (12 and under are free!) More information can be found on the Holland Waterfront Celtic Festival & Highland Games Facebook events page.
MerFest International (formerly Mermaid MegaFest)
Friday, June 24-Sunday, June 26, 2022 - Lake Arvesta Farms, South Haven, MI
Merfest International is a global festival of mermaids and mermen dedicated to the preservation of our planet’s aquatic ecosystem through public awareness, community education, and social activism. There will be live music, food, an adventure park, and of course – Mermaids! Find out more on the Merfest International Facebook page.
Grand Haven Art Festival
Friday, June 24-Sunday, June 26, 2022 - Downtown Grand Haven, MI
The 61st Grand Haven Art Festival invites nearly 100 artists from across the country to transform Washington Avenue into a chic, outdoor, art gallery. Residents and visitors from Grand Rapids, Chicago, Detroit and more, visit the annual Grand Haven Art Festival looking to purchase that perfect piece for their homes, cottages, and offices. This year’s festival is a three-day event, starting on Friday from 3-7 pm, with music following at the Waterfront Stadium, and then on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am-5 pm. Additional information can be found on the 2022 Grand Haven Art Festival Facebook events page.
Lakeshore Art Festival
Saturday, June 25-Sunday, June 26, 2022 - Downtown Muskegon, MI
The Lakeshore Art Festival will feature a unique blend of fine art, handcrafted goods, music, food, and fun in beautiful Downtown Muskegon. Experience juried fine art and specialty craft exhibitors, a Children’s Lane, artisan food market, street performers, a community art project, and more! More details can be found on the Lakeshore Art Festival 2022 Facebook event page.
Movies in the Park
Saturday, June 25 - Gerald R. Ford Middle School, Grand Rapids, MI
Movies in the Park are back for the summer of 2022. On Saturday, at Gerald R. Ford Middle School (851 Madison Avenue, NE), it will be "Space Jam 2" A New Legacy". Bring out the family to watch the movie. The first 150 guests will receive free food from Daddy Pete’s BBQ. There will also be a limited amount of popcorn from Robinson Popcorn. Bring your own chairs or blankets. Music starts at 7 pm and the movie will begin at dusk. There will also be games, face painting, good and more. Additional details can be found on the Friends of Grand Rapids Parks Facebook page.
Saturday, June 25, 2022 - Centennial Park, Holland, MI
This year they welcome new and familiar resource booths and food trucks, along with music and dancing, selfie balloon wall, and so much more! They are also featuring an inclusive D&D campaign throughout the event. There is also a new kid’s area. Throughout the event there will be crafts, games, balloon animals, face painting, a bounce house, and much more! More details on the Holland PRIDE Festival Facebook event page.
Plainwell Days Festival
Saturday, June 25, 2022 - Plainwell, MI
It will be a weekend of fun and entertainment in Plainwell. Music, family-friendly activities, arts & crafts, vendors, car, bike and tractor shows, Kids Zone, Petting Zoo, Senior Expo and more! The Plainwell Days Festival Facebook page offers more details.
Outlaw Music Festival
Saturday, June 25, 2022 - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
Willie Nelson & Family bring the Outlaw Music Festival to Van Andel Arena on Saturday, June 25th. Featuring Willie Nelson & family, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Jason Isbell, Charley Crockett & Brittney Spencer. Find more details on the Outlaw Music Festival Facebook event page.
Lights Out 8
Saturday, June 25, 2022 - The DeltaPlex Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
The Lights Out Championship returns after a 2 year lay off with one last event before the closing of the Delta Plex Arena! Get updated information on the Lights Out 8 Facebook event page.
Eastown Bizarre Bazaar
Saturday, June 25, 2022 - Eastown, Grand Rapids, MI
This will be a celebration of local artisans, craft beer, entertainment, and the unique flavor of Eastown! The event is free and open to the public on Ethel Street (between Wealthy and Sigsbee). More details can be found on the Eastown Bizarre Bazaar Facebook event page.
Chris Rock - Ego Death World Tour 2022
Saturday, June 25, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
This show was originally scheduled for February 11th, but was postponed to due COVID-19. Chris Rock has been making people laugh since the 80s. He was a cast member of "Saturday Night Live" and has had several comedy specials.
Here is Chris Rock Listing God's Mistakes...
2022 Allegan Summer Antiques Market
Sunday, June 26, 2022 - Allegan County Fairgrounds, Allegan, MI
You will find hundreds of dealers and exhibitors who will showcase a wide range of antiques and collectibles. There will be pottery, glass, china, primitives, vintage jewelry, advertising, sport and fishing, furniture, and more. More information can be found on the Allegan Antiques Market Facebook page.
The Temptations with Kimmie Horne
Sunday, June 26, 2022 - 7 pm - Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI
The Temptations have been named the “#1 R&B/Hip Hop Artists of All Time” and one of the “125 Greatest of All Time Artists” by Billboard magazine. They are also one of the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time” according to Rolling Stone Magazine. They will be at the Fifth Third Summer Concert Series at Frederik Meijer Gardens the end of the month. Here they are with the official video for "Treat Her Like a Lady"...