Things To Do in West Michigan This Weekend: February 10-12, 2023
It's another weekend of winter festivals, ice, and hockey. But then you can think spring and summer at the West Michigan Golf Show. There are a couple of events for chocolate lovers or head indoors for the Symphony!
World of Winter Festival
Runs Through Sunday, March 5, 2023 - Downtown Grand Rapids, MI
Downtown Grand Rapids will transform into a winter wonderland, giving you plenty of reasons to get outside and enjoy the season. The World of Winter Festival is one of the 10 Most Epic U.S. Winter Festivals Worth Braving the Cold For, according to TheTravel website. This year’s festival will have plenty to see and do for all ages and all programming and activities are FREE. A list of the events can be found on the Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Facebook Events page.
Runs Through Sunday, February 25, 2023 - Lansing, MI
The Lansing Winterfest turns Downtown Lansing into a winter world of wonder for the entire month of February! Some of the free, outdoor fun for the whole family includes public art sculptures crafted from ice, live carvings happening throughout the day, cold-butt boat races, hot cocoa & smores stations, live entertainment, winter pop-up markets, and more! More details can be found on the Lansing Winterfest Facebook Events page.
2023 West Michigan Golf Show
Friday, February 10-Sunday, February 12, 2023 - DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI
For over 30 years, West Michigan has started their golf season off right with the West Michigan Golf Show. The show includes the area’s top equipment dealers, courses and resorts, you can plan your entire summer of golf, and even tee off for the first time of the season, all inside DeVos Place. More information can be found on the West Michigan Golf Show Facebook Events page.
Grand Rapids Griffins
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
Friday, February 10, 2023 - 7 pm - vs. The Manitoba Moose
Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 7 pm - vs. The Manitoba Moose
Downtown Market Ice Bar
Friday, February 10 & Saturday, February 11, 2023 - Downtown Market, 435 Ionia Ave., SW, Grand Rapids, MI
Embrace the chill of winter at the Downtown Market Ice Bar! You will find 12 feet of ice carved into an outdoor bar serving craft beers, cool cocktails, and more. The fan-favorite Drink-o ice sculpture returns! Grab a gamepiece, drop it into the Drink-o board, and leave your beverage selection up to the Glacial Gods! Have some frosty fun with outdoor yard games, then head inside to the Market Hall to warm up with 20 artisan food vendors. More information can be found on the Downtown Market Ice Bar Facebook Events page.
Lowell Chocolate Stroll
Saturday, February 11, 2023 - Downtown Lowell, MI
Where's the Chocolate? It's at the Chocolate! Our 6th Annual Lowell Chocolate Stroll. That means free Chocolate & Shopping! Visit Downtown Lowell in their beautiful historic shopping district to shop and support your local small businesses while they give you free Chocolate to snack on! Pick up a punch card at any of the participating chocolate sharing merchants and have them mark off your card. After you shop & support and eat chocolate at each location, turn. in your punch card for a chance to win Lowell Bucks! Additional details can be found on the Lowell Chocolate Stroll Facebook Events page.
11th Annual Chocolate Stroll through Rockford
Saturday, February 11, 2023 - Downtown Rockford, MI
This is fun-filled afternoon of sweet treats, sweet deals, and one sweet prize! More information can be found on the 11th Annual Chocolate Stroll through Rockford Facebook Events page.
Festivus 2023 The 15th Annual Cardboard Sled Race
Saturday, February 11, 2023 - Leila Arboretum, Battle Creek, MI
It is the annual airing of the grievances. Come participate or watch the greatest collection of hand-made cardboard sleds racing down snow-covered hills. Additional details can be found on the Festivus 2023 the 15th Annual Cardboard Sled Race Facebook Events page.
Saturday, February 11, 2023 - Downtown Vicksburg, MI
Vicksburg restaurants & bars compete for the 'Burgs Best Grilled Chez' and visitors will be tempted with delicious ooey-gooey creations from several tents lining Main and Prairie Streets. There will also be live professional ice carving, a Snowsuit Fashion Show, a live DJ spinning all the hits, and old stoves will be lining the streets for you and the kids to roast your perfect s'more on -- hot cocoa bombs available too! More information is available on the IceBURG Festival Facebook Events page.
GR Symphony Presents Celebration of Soul: Symphony with Soul
Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 8 pm - DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, MI
R&B superstar Ne-Yo joins the Grand Rapids Symphony on Saturday, February 11. Hear the three-time Grammy Award®–winning, platinum-selling singer, songwriter, producer, and actor perform his hits including “Give Me Everything,” “Because of You,” “So Sick” and more backed by a full orchestra. Additional details can be found on the Symphony with Soul featuring Ne-Yo Facebook Events page.
Saturday, February 11 & Saturday, February 18, 2023 - Pentwater, MI
Get rid of your winter blues and come enjoy Pentwater’s annual Winterfest. Winterfest is designed to promote wintertime activities including Ice Skating, the Snowman Scram 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, the Pentwater Pathways Open, the Ryan Williams Perch Tournament, a Winter Farmers Market, and a Poker Run. Get more information on the Winterfest 2023 Facebook Events page.