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Entertainment in West Michigan

West Michigan people know how to have fun. With the scenic Lake Michigan beaches, plenty of wooded parks, smaller lakes, rivers and trails, our region offers an unparalleled variety of seasonal outdoor activities.

More than 1.5 million people attend museums, galleries, theatres, sporting events, and live performances every year. Dine in gourmet, ethnic, and casual restaurants or enjoy the varied night clubs, neighborhood pubs, and wine bars. Either way you're bound to have a good time in virtually every community in the region.

West Michigan Entertainment

Family-Friendly Entertainment

West Michigan is full of unabashedly family-centric communities. Recreational options for parents and/or kids can be found everywhere, from our award-winning Children's Museum in downtown Grand Rapids to community pools, apple orchards, bike paths, lifeguarded beaches, splash parks, and stroller-friendly sidewalks.

Additionally, busy working parents can choose from dozens of daycare choices, many of them licensed by the State of Michigan. Find information about childcare and preschool options in Kent County and on the lakeshore.