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Grand Rapids Griffins 26th Season

Grand Rapids, MI

The 2021-22 campaign will mark the Griffins’ 20th season as the primary affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings, 21st year of AHL membership, and 26th season overall. The Griffins are planning for a full schedule in front of a packed house at the Van Andel Arena.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

NOVEMBER 12–14, 2021

Grand Rapids Comic Con

Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids Comic-Con is a comic book and popular arts convention. This show will feature a huge vending room selling comic books, anime/manga, movie memorabilia, action figures, toys and much more.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

NOVEMBER 14, 2021

Lansing Train Show and Sale

Lansing, MI

All aboard Michigan's largest model train show held at the MSU Pavilion with over 500 tables of new models, toy trains, tools, artwork, collectibles, DVDs, books, railroad artifacts, postcards and much more. It is a premier show as vendors come from all over the Midwest including Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois to sell their trains.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Lansing, MI (LNS)

NOVEMBER 19–20, 2021

14th Annual International Wine, Beer & Food Festival

Grand Rapids, MI

Now in its 14th year, this festival has established itself as Michigan’s annual tasting event, measured by more than 1,500 wines, beers, ciders and spirits from around the world, along with creations from the area’s finest restaurants. From the connoisseur who lives and breathes for the finer things in life to the novice looking for an introduction to the world of food and spirits, this festival will deliver a grand experience that is sure to please every palate.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)


27th Annual Wonderland of Lights

Lansing, MI

Don’t miss this seasonal Lansing staple at Potter Park Zoo. Tour the grounds as thousands of lights and decorations transform the zoo into a holiday spectacle complete with cookie decorating, crafts and animal encounters for all to enjoy.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Lansing, MI (LNS)

NOVEMBER 23, 2021–JANUARY 2, 2022

Meijer Gardens Christmas and Holiday Traditions

Grand Rapids, MI

Experience the season through a global soundtrack that’s sure to inspire and intrigue. Enter the winter wonderland, illuminated by 300,000 lights and filled with the sights and sounds of close to 50 cultural displays — each begging a closer look. As you take them in, see and hear instruments and objects that bring the holidays to life.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

DECEMBER 3–5, 2021

Gymnastics on the Grand

Grand Rapids, MI

Gymnastics on the Grand attracts 2,000+ gymnasts from all over the country. Gymnastics on the Grand is a premiere invitational with the long-standing reputation of treating coaches, gymnasts and spectators to a top-notch experience in West Michigan.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

JANUARY 7–9, 2022

Jurassic Quest

Grand Rapids, MI

Jurassic Quest is America’s largest and most realistic dinosaur event featuring over 80 true-to-life size dinosaurs painstakingly replicated in every detail.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

JANUARY 15–23, 2022

Progressive Detroit Boat Show

Detroit, MI

The Detroit Boat Show is the original, biggest and best boat show in the state of Michigan, featuring the premiere showing of hundreds of new 2022 and new non-current model boats, motors, trailers, accessories and more, ranging from 10 to potentially 55 feet in length, including: fishing boats, ski boats, pontoons, cruisers, inflatables, personal watercraft, kayaks, antique boats, race boats and much more.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Detroit, MI (DET)

FEBRUARY 3–6, 2022

Michigan International Auto Show

Grand Rapids, MI

The Grand Rapids New Car Dealer Association invites you to the greatest annual opportunity to shop your next new car, view the hottest new vehicles and check out soon to be released models. Experience what drives you and explore all the new technology, innovation and performance features the auto industry is showcasing.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

FEBRUARY 11–13, 2022

West Michigan Golf Show

Grand Rapids, MI

Golfers can discover great courses in Grand Rapids, West Michigan and beyond. Plan vacations around the U.S. and Michigan, buy new equipment from huge retail displays and try the latest club fitting technology. Dream about golf, enjoy lessons, contests and the world-famous Hole-In-One Challenge.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

FEBRUARY 16–20, 2022

Grand Rapids Boat Show

Grand Rapids, MI

In its’ 77th year, the Grand Rapids Boat Show will be showing the broadest array of power boats ever. See over five acres of motor yachts, cruisers, runabouts, fishing boats, ski and wakeboard inboards and pontoon boats.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

FEBRUARY 19–23, 2022

Apollo: When We Went to the Moon

Dearborn, MI

Launch yourself behind-the-scenes for man’s first steps on the moon and find out how the space race inspired generations of Americans to reach for the stars. Apollo: When We Went to the Moon is an out-of-this-world glimpse into the cultural, technological and political context of the moon landing, touching down at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Dearborn, MI (DER)

MARCH 3–6, 2022

Midwest RAD Fest

Kalamazoo, MI

Wellspring/Cori Terry & Dancers is excited to present the 13th annual RAD Fest featuring the work of over 200 choreographers, filmmakers, movement installation artists and dance educators from all over the world in audience- attended concerts, screendance presentations, master classes, artist talk-backs, interactive lectures/discussions, audience Q & A sessions and movement installations. All in-theater presentations will also be live-streamed to a world-wide audience.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Kalamazoo, MI (KAL)

MARCH 25–27, 2022

Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, MI

Whether you own a cottage, are looking to purchase or rent, or your primary home is on the water, this show is for you. Shop and compare designers, furnishings, lakefront builders and realtors, boats and docks, vacation services and financing, all in one place, all ready to help you make your family’s summers at the cottage memorable.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)