GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)- Holiday fun often begins with creating new memories to cherish with friends and family. And here in West Michigan, it seems as though the ways to ring in special times of the year are endless. As Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, take some time to savor the sounds of the season by treating yourself and your loved ones to a hearty Thanksgiving meal at a local restaurant, shopping for the perfect holiday gift, or hitting the town to enjoy seasonal activities.
Our friends from the West Michigan Tourist Association provided us with a list of things to do locally! Check it out.
Thanksgiving Dining Locations
It wouldn’t feel like Thanksgiving if we didn’t chow down on hearty meals with our loved ones! Take a break from throwing down in the kitchen and whipping up delicious recipes by heading out to any of these West Michigan restaurants offering buffet options.
Enjoy delicious salads, roasted turkey, carved ham and beef, plus additional entrees, side dishes, desserts & more at the following locations. Reservations are limited, so reserve your spot today.
Boatwerks Waterfront | 216 Van Raalte Ave, Holland, MI 49423
Feast on roasted Turkey, carved beef & ham, salads, side dishes, desserts and more. Reservations are required and limited.
Cork Wine & Grille | 1600 Galbraith Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
FireRock Grille | 7177 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Caledonia, MI 49316
RedRock Grille | 4600 Macatawa Legends Blvd #1, Holland, MI 49424
Reds at Thousand Oaks | 4100 Thousand Oaks Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Rush Creek Bistro | 624 Port Sheldon St SW, Grandville, MI 49418
Holiday Shopping and Activities
Christmas Parade | Battle Creek
The Battle Creek Christmas Parade is a tribute to essential workers. On November 20, the parade will make its way through downtown Battle Creek, and also launch the beloved International Festival of Lights.
Holland is excited to kick off the holidays with several events! View 5 of the most wonderful holiday-themed events in an additional article.