June 2-4, 2017. Three-day annual celebration of the arts, entertainment, performances, food; six stages with music of all types, dance, theatre, and more; poetry, films, storytelling, and lots of art activities along Ottawa Avenue. All performances and activities are free.
June 17, 2017. 29th Annual Event. SATURDAY: Downtown Festival + Street Fair noon - 6pm. See details TBA.
June 23-25, 2017. An outdoor festival - SAVE THE DATES and check website for updates:
August 25-26, 2017 (TBC). Past year included: FRI White Party, Lansing; Showtime. SAT Rally/Festival at Capitol Steps -thousands celebrate diversity of the LGBTQ community. See website for 2017 details and more year-round events. See facebook for March to Capitol Steps, in Lansing.
August 25 + September 28, 2017, at Dunes Resort, 333 Blue Star Hwy, Douglas, MI. FREE for guests of the Dunes - Saturday night dance party for bears, cubs, friends and admirers with Bearracuda DJ TBA.
September 20 - October 8, 2017. International non-profit art competition with more than 1,500 works at nearly 200 venues across Grand Rapids. The best pieces from past years can be seen all around the city in parks, restaurants and other public spaces. Also film screenings, music and theater performances, and more.