2018 Downtown Grandville Event List

The events listed below our organized by Theresa Meendering, Grandville Downtown Development Authority Event Planner.

The events are sponsored by Downtown Grandville and area businesses and organizations.

If you would like to know how to be a part of any of these events, contact Theresa [email protected].

Follow them on facebook – https://www.facebook.com/DowntownGrandville/


January 13: Father/Daughter Breakfast (Ticketed) – Sold out event

Saturday morning 8:00 – 11:00.  White linen, “pearls”, tiaras, photo shoot, horse & Carriage rides.

March 24: Adult Only Easter Egg Hunt and Dinner (Ticketed)

Saturday evening 4:00 – 9:00.  Inside/outside stores egg hunt. Dinner at Osgood, Chicago Drive Pub, or Grand Villa.

April 20: Art Walk & Chocolate Walk

Friday 5:00 – 9:00.  Art from Grandville schools displayed in downtown stores and library, sparkling juice and chocolate samples served in select venues.  Art may remain on exhibit for additional days.

May 18: Hop’n Wild to Help a Child Fundraiser ($100 Team of 4)

Friday 6:30 – 8:30.  Hippity-hop relay down Chicago Drive, raffle baskets, pizza sales, mascots.  All proceeds benefiting Visser YMCA’s after school program.

June 1: Summer Kick-off Carnival

Friday evening 4:00-7:00.  Pizza, art tiles, scavenger hunt, prizes, inflatables, confetti blast.

August 10 & 11: Vintage and Blueberry Fest

Friday evening 4:00 – 9:00, Saturday 10:00 – 4:00.  Events by the hour. BBQ, blueberries, crafts, pie eating contest, dunk tank, caricaturist, old fashioned games, bingo tent, antiques, live band, and more.  Additional business sponsored events – corn-hole tournament, tie-dye, photo contest, etc.

October 6: Fall Fest

Saturday 11:00 – 4:00.  Business scarecrow contest, Bluegrass band, fall games, pumpkin decorating, mechanical bull, crafts, donuts, cider, popcorn, Dawg Dash, Chili cook-off, Kid’s pedal tractor pulls

November 30: Christmas Parade

Friday evening 6:00 – 9:00.  Memory Tree, refreshments, Dickens’ carolers, photo ops, reindeer, parade.