GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) – We know that winter in Michigan means a lot of sitting inside during the cold months! With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting our state, you may opt to do your date nights or special celebrations outside whenever you can. Luckily, local restaurants have gotten creative, with many places in Grand Rapids and West Michigan offering outdoor dining!
There are 4 different Grand Rapids Social Zones in the city that encompass 170 different shops, restaurants, breweries, coffee shops and other businesses.
Plus there are tons of places offering outside dining outside the city limits!
The Downtown Refreshment Area covers areas in North, West, South and Central Grand Rapids. Drinks must remain outdoors and can’t be carried into businesses. The Refreshment Area is open Sunday through Thursday from 7am-10pm and Friday and Saturday 7a-midnight.
For a full list of outdoor dining, click here.