From Comedy to Hockey, Bridal Shows to Kid Expos - we have something for everyone this weekend. Indoor activities and outdoor events. Enjoy your weekend!

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

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  • 1

    Hockey: The Grand Rapids Griffins vs. The San Jose Barracuda

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

    Friday, January 25th, 2019 - 7:00 pm

    Saturday, January 26th, 2019 - 7:00 pm

    Cost: Tickets start at $16.00

    The Grand Rapids Griffins take on The San Jose Barracuda this Friday and Saturday at the Van Andel Arena. On Friday there will be $2 beers and $2 hot dogs. On Saturday, Joe Hicketts Bobbleheads will be given away.

  • 2

    Comedian John Heffron

    Dr. Grin’s at The B.O.B., 20 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Friday, January 25th, 2019 - 8:00 pm & 10:30 pm

    Saturday, January 26th,2019 - 5:30 pm, 8:00 pm & 10:30 pm

    Cost: Tickets are $15-$25 depending on time of show

    Energetic and accessible, acclaimed stand-up John Heffron shares an array of relatable experiences from childhood through life as a married father. Audiences of all ages relate to his enthusiastic, hard-won wisdom, recognizing how often the path to maturity is marked by universal triumphs and failures. Rather than mock differences, the Detroit native aims to engage, connect, and enlighten. Appearances on Last Comic Standing, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Chelsea Lately, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, HBO, FX, VH1, A&E, and CMT, Heffron remains one of a small handful of veteran performers to tape three separate Comedy Central specials.

  • 3

    Daymond John’s Learn the Strategies for Success

    Courtyard by Marriott, 11 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Saturday, January 26th, 2019 - 9:00 am-12:00 Noon

    Cost: Free

    Daymond John's Success Formula team is headed to Grand Rapids. You’ve seen him on TV’s “Shark Tank”. Register now to claim your free seat and learn how you can become your own boss and entrepreneur!

  • 4

    Kids & Family Expo

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

    Saturday, January 26th, 2019 - 10:00 am-5:00 pm

    Cost: Adults $7, Children 3-15 $4, Children 2 & Under Free

    The Kids & Family Expo is larger this year!  Double the size with more interactive activities to experience! The Zip Line will once again fly through the DeVos Place, along with the annual Kids & Family Expo. This family focused community event encourages families to play and move with physical activities, learn & explore with educational fun and lead healthier lives in an active environment, all while encouraging families to engage in family bonding time. Fun for the whole family!

  • 5

    Blandford Nature Snowshoe Hike

    Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

    Saturday, January 26th, 2019 - 10:30 am-12:00 Noon

    Cost: $3 members, $6 non-members (+$5 snowshoe rental). Participants ages 2 and under are admitted free.

    Hike along with one of their naturalists while practicing your snowshoe skills! Discover the secret world hidden within the Winter Wonderland at Blandford Nature Center. No need to purchase tickets in advance, just drop-in and join them, first come first serve.

  • 6

    Winter Bridal Show of West Michigan

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

    Saturday, January 26th, 2019 - 11:00 am-4:00 pm

    Cost: Adult $10, Children Five and under free

    Meet the area's best wedding professionals all under one roof...helping you save time and money while planning the wedding of your dreams! Brides, grooms, mothers, bridesmaids, and friends are invited to experience all this show has to offer. Plan your wedding all under one roof at this 10th annual Winter Bridal Show at beautiful DeVos Place. Meet wedding professionals face-to-face as a way to explore the products and services you want to utilize for your special day!

  • 7

    Orchid Show at Meijer Gardens

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

    Saturday, January 26th, 2019 - 12:00 Noon-5:00 pm

    Sunday, January 27th, 2019 - 11:00 am-4:30 pm

    Cost: Free

    It may be winter outside, but inside The Grand Room will be filled with beautiful orchids, competing for ribbons and the coveted American Orchid Society Awards. Purchase an orchid to take home as well as hard-to-find orchid growing supplies.

  • 8

    Jesse McCartney - The Resolution Tour with Whitney Woerz

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

    Saturday, January 26th, 2019 - 8:00 pm

    Cost: Tickets start at $35.00

    With the release of Jesse McCartney’s new single “Better With You” — his first new music since his well-received 2014 album ‘In Technicolor’ — it’s worth noting that the New York-born singer, songwriter, producer, and actor has had the kind of career that most young artists aspire to. With multiple platinum-selling tracks and a songwriting credit on Leona Lewis’s “Bleeding Love” under his belt, McCartney is ready to introduce his fans to who he is today.

  • 9

    Harlem Globetrotters

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

    Sunday, January 27th, 2019 - 2:00 pm

    Cost: Tickets are $24.00

    The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to Van Andel Arena on Sunday. The Original Harlem Globetrotters are known for our amazing feats of basketball, humor, and acts of goodwill on and off the court.  And they have always been about our fans, but this year, everything we do will bring fans closer to the action more than ever before. They celebrate our fans during their all-new Fan Powered World Tour! There will be over 20 occasions before, during and after the game where you have the opportunity to directly interact with Globetrotters stars.

  • 10

    An Evening With Rick Springfield: Stripped Down

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

    Sunday, January 27th, 2019 - 8:00 pm

    Cost: Tickets start at $36.50

    See Rick Springfield in a special intimate, solo performance with interactive multimedia and storytelling. Get up close and personal with the man and his music and the stories behind the songs!