Fun activities for all ages can be found at Festival. Learn a new skill, be entertained or try out your creativity.

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Event Info & Location

Chalk the Walk

Create sidewalk art with chalk!


Federal Building Lawn

Youth Art Exhibit

A non-juried art show by local school-age children.
Grand Rapids Art Museum Garden Room and Betz Studio


GRAM (Grand Rapids Art Museum)

Friday: Noon–7 pm
Saturday: Noon–7 pm
Sunday: Noon–3 pm

Swing’n Art

Science meets art as you create one-of-a-kind, two-dimensional works of art. Swing’n Art is for those at least 54” tall and 13 years of age or older. Located on the west side of the County Building. Please note: the line closes a half hour before the closing time.

West Side of the County Bldg.

Friday: Noon–8pm
Saturday: 10am–8pm
Sunday: Noon–4pm

Adult Paint In

Give your creativity a whirl and try painting. Open to those 13 years of age or older.

West Side of the County Bldg.

Friday: Noon–8 pm
Saturday: 10 am–8 pm
Sunday: Noon–4 pm


Make your own Festival souvenir using classic silk-screening techniques!

Lines close ½ hour before the scheduled closing time.

Behind City Hall

Friday: Noon–7:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am–7:30 pm
Sunday: 11 am–4:00 pm

Master Lee’s School of Tai Chi Praying Mantis Kung Fu

A Festival Tradition and always amazing to watch and join in!

West Side of the County Bldg.

Saturday: 10:00am–1:00pm

Yoga with Jennifer and Emily of Seva Yoga

Bring your mats & bring your friends to start the day right!

West Side of the County Bldg.


June 4-5-6 | Grand Rapids, Michigan | Visitor Guide & Schedule