Things To Do in West Michigan This Weekend: October 7-9, 2022
Another fall weekend is upon us. This weekend everyone is Polish at Pulaski Days in Grand Rapids. Along with that, there is a Goose Festival, Fall and Harvest Celebrations, Dogs and Donuts, and Donuts and Beer, Oktoberfest, and Concerts. Have a GREAT weekend!
Fennville Goose Festival
Thursday, October 6-Sunday, October 9, 2022 - Fennville, MI
Head to Fennville for the annual Goose Festival. There will be a carnival, live music, a goose market, a kids corner and more. Events include a parade, the Gooseberry 5K, a Gosling Run & Street Party, a car show, a cornhole tournament, and a chalk-out. More information can be found on the Fennville Goose Festival Facebook page.
Friday, October 7-Sunday, October 9, 2022 - Grand Rapids, MI
Pulaski Days was founded in 1973 by Ed Czyzyk and Walter Ulanch as a way to support the local social clubs by sharing Polish culture with the entire Grand Rapids community. The annual event has now grown into a week-long celebration to be shared with friends, family, and strangers alike. Everyone is Polish at Pulaski Days! Additional details can be found on the Pulaski Days Grand Rapids Facebook page.
Downtown Holland Fall Fest
Friday, October 7-Saturday, October 8, 2022 - Holland, MI
The 2022 Fall Fest will feature professional pumpkin carvers, street performers, pumpkin painting, downtown walking tours, and even a Fall Artisan Market! Additional details can be found on the Holland Fall Fest Facebook Events page.
Friday, October 7-Saturday, October 8, 2022 - Zeeland, MI
Celebrating community, family fun, and fall activities for over 30 years! Pumpkinfest is a two-day event that features a number of free and low-cost events that can be enjoyed by all ages. This year's Pumpkinfest is a very special celebration as they celebrate Zeeland turning 175! Inflatables, barrel train rides, face painting, hayrides, live music, food vendors, pumpkin painting, and much more will line Church Street for the weekend! Don't forget about the Pumpkinfest parade More information can be found on the Pumpkinfest Facebook Events page.
Dogs & Donuts
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm, Grand Rapids, MI
Bring your furry friends to the farm and raise money for homeless pets in need! There is a donation fee of $5 for each pup in attendance. They have teamed up with the Bissell Pet Foundation to make this event even better! There will be a free photo booth, adoptable dogs onsite, advocacy for shelter pets, and hosting a fun raffle giveaway. Take a photo on the farm with your pup enjoying our Dogs & Donuts event and post on your social media tagging both Dunneback Girls & Bissell Pet Foundation for a chance to win some great prizes! Halloween costumes welcome! There will also be other great local partners in attendance, offering cute pups, yummy treats, dog accessories, and giveaways! Additional details are on the Dogs & Donuts Facebook Events page.
Donut and Beer Festival
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - MCCU Field, Battle Creek, MI
Attendees can expect one of a kind donuts, craft beers, ciders, live music, and fun activities. Each attendee will receive donut samples, beer/cider samples, a mason jar sampling glass and more. This is an event for all ages and includes non-alcoholic "Cider" tickets. More information is on the Donut and Beer Fest Facebook page.
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - Lowell, MI
Put on your walking shoes and enjoy the autumn air while visiting the events throughout Historic Lowell. Participate in or watch the Harvest Hustle 5K Run/Walk. There will also be a Pancake Breakfast and Apple Tasting Breakfast. You can visit the Autumn Marketplace on Main & Riverwalk Plaza, where you will find a bountiful gathering of crafts, antiques, repurposed treasures, homegrown foods, concessions, and great restaurants! Local restaurants will be competing in the Lowell Area Chamber Chili Cook-off. The winner will get bragging rights and a trophy for the Best Chili voted on by the people! There will also be pumpkin decorating and live entertainment. More information can be found on the Harvest Festival Facebook Events page.
Oktoberfest in Pentwater
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - Pentwater, MI
This year is the 25th anniversary of this long-held tradition of Oktoberfest in Pentwater. The event has many activities for all to enjoy including the Stout Stumble 5K and Classic Car and Hot Rod Show. Additional details can be found on the Oktoberfest Classic Car and Hot Rod Show Facebook Events page.
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 7:30 pm - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
The three-time AMC "Entertainer of the Year" has had 26 #1 hits, 15 billion streams and more than 20 million albums sold as "he has blended his own recipe and it's one that has vaulted him to the pinnacle of country music success," (Atlanta Journal Constitution). Seven of Aldean's previous studio albums have been certified PLATINUM or more and he has the most Top 10 songs on Billboard's Hot Country Song chart, more than any other artists, since making his chart debut in 2005.
I Prevail: True Power Tour
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 7 pm - GLC Live at 20 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI
The Platinum-certified and twice GRAMMY-nominated Michigan rock powerhouse I Prevail is out on their first North American headline tour in support of their new album True Power.
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and others have recorded his songs, and he’s performed on numerous TV shows, including NBC’s Today, ABC’s The Bachelor, NBC’s The Voice and FOX’s Miss USA 2018. Lee performed as part of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song honoring Garth Brooks, aired on PBS March of 2020. At the 54th Annual CMA Awards, Lee took home the prize for Musical Event of the Year for his song with Carly Pearce, “I Hope You’re Happy Now.” At the 56th ACM Awards, “I Hope You’re Happy Now” won Single of the Year and Music Event of the Year.
Roots & Boots - Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye and Aaron Tippin
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 8 pm - FireKeepers Casino and Resort, Battle Creek, MI
Together the three stars have combined for more than 40 top 10 hits and sold more than 25 million albums.