Winter Break is here and there is so much fun and affordable events taking place! See below for a list of fun activities taking place!

Storytime Kits Grand Rapids Public Library

If you are looking for something to keep your little ones occupied over the holiday season, then make sure to stop by the Grand Rapids Public Libraries main branch.  They are offering free Storytime Kits that are designed for kids age range birth to 5 years old.  They are free and can be picked up at any Grand Rapids Public Library location while supplies last.  You can find more information here.   

The Power of Poison Grand Rapids Public Museum

If you have not already had time to check out the Grand Rapid Public Museum’s exhibit The Power of Poison, there is still time as the exhibit is still open.  Explore the history of poison and how scientist have used it over the course of history.  Also check out creepy creatures that are poisonous.  You can find more information about the event here

Grand Rapids Gold

Van Andel Arena prepared for the Grand Rapids Gold. (Nov. 1, 2022)

They play the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on January 5th at 7pm.  They start another home stretch on January 8th at 3pm verses the Maine Celtics.  You can find more information about the Grand Rapids Gold as well as ticket information here.

Air Zoo Family Fun Days and New Year’s Eve Event

The space exhibit at the Air Zoo Aerospace and Science Museum in Portage. (Sept. 2, 2022)

Explore, discover, and imagine at the Air Zoo with their seasonal Family Fun Days.  These family fun days are very popular and feature activities that are educational and entertaining.  Below is a list of dates and activities! You can find more information here.

January 5- Rockets Rock

Discover the power of rockets by launching pop fizz stomp and air rockets!  Test your own design at home with a paper rocket!

Craig’s Cruisers Wristband Wednesdays

An indoor roller coaster at the Grand Rapids-area Craig's Cruisers. (Nov. 3, 2022)

Craig’s Cruisers is your destination for winter fun! With over 120,000 square feet of indoor space, a full arcade, laser tag, indoor go-karts, bumper cars and more! There is something for everyone. Right now, take advantage of Wristband Wednesdays and if you are looking for something to do on New Year’s Eve you can celebrate at Craig’s Cruisers. See information here and below.

Kalamazoo Nature Center Winter Break Fun January 3rd-6th

There is a lot of winter break fun happening at the Kalamazoo Nature Center.  Check out their winter camps that run from January 3rd through the 6th.  Thy offer half and full day camps.  Your child will enjoy outdoor adventures, stories, art, games, activities, hikes and more.  You can find more information about the camps here.

Kalamazoo Valley Musuem

There are always a lot of educational fun happening at the Kalamazoo Valley Musuem. Best of all, admission is free! Enjoy 3 floors of learning with permanent and moving exhibits. Learn about science, health and other interesting things. Also, learn about the history of Kalamazoo! Did you know that Gibson Guitar was first made in Kalamazoo? Learn that the iconic Checker Cab actually got its start in Kalamazoo before New York and that the first pedestrian mall was also built in Kalamazoo. You can find more information about the museum and the exhibits they feature here.