Fun Runs, Amazing Crafts, and BEARS Highlight Our Weekend Top 10 – May 27-28
There's always so much to do around West Michigan that sometimes it's hard to figure out what you want to do with your weekend. That's where the Weekend Top 10 comes in handy.
Check out the top ten events happening around West Michigan for the weekend of May 27-28!
Krazy Kids Inflatable Fun RunSaturday, May 27, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Riverside Park
Price: $24 per child until through 11:59 p.m. May 26, $29 on event day.
Not only is this the first nation-wide obstacle run created solely for children- the course is also one that your kids will never forget.
Made In Michigan Pop-Up MarketplaceSaturday, May 27, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Downtown Market
Shop for all things made in Michigan from dozens of Michigan-based vendors and then pop inside for some food at the Downtown Market.
Diagnosis: FUN!Runs Through August 28 at the GR Children's Museum
Price: FREE (with museum entry)
Kids can explore the health sciences in a realistic operating room, a doctor’s office, MRI machine, and more.
HopCat Extra Time 5KSaturday, May 27, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at HopCat
This is a totally legit 5K course, plus you get an awesome shirt, a finisher's glass, and a super fun after party.
Bear ExperienceAll Season Long at the John Ball Zoo
Price: $50 per person.
Get inside the bear exhibit where you'll be able to feed the bears, help with their enrichment, and talk to the zookeeper about what it's like to care for bears.
Glow Night at the Adventure ParkSaturday, May 27 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Treetop Adventure Park
Price: $29 per person
Enjoy the Adventure Park at night as they light up the course with LED lights, black lights, glow bracelets, music and more.
Picnic CruiseSunday, May 28 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. on the Grand Lady Riverboat
Price: $15 per adult. (Kids free with adult ticket purchase.)
Bring your lunch and enjoy a cruise along the Grand River where you'll learn about steam boat and Grand River history, and the kids will even get to steer the big wheel in the pilothouse.
Fruitport Old Fashioned DaysMay 27 & 28 at Pomona Park
Fun for the whole family with fireworks, a carnival, community picnic, parade, Lions Ox Roast, a 5K Run, the Community Marketplace and Garage Sale, live entertainment and more.
Michigan's Adventure Tribute to the Armed ForcesSunday, May 28 all day at Michigan's Adventure
Price: FREE for Armed Forces members. (Military personnel may also purchase up to 6 tickets for family members for only $26 per ticket.)
Michigan's Adventure pays tribute to the brave men and women of the Armed Forces (and their families) for their military service.
Lost Boat CeremonySunday, May 28, 11 a.m. at the USS Silversides Museum
The ceremony is both a solemn and joyful celebration designed to honor the loss of 52 U.S. submarines and 3600 submariners during World War II.