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List of Roads Closed and Parking Meters Unavailable During Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts is Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5 in downtown Grand Rapids.

Thousands will enjoy music, food and the arts this weekend, but Festival also brings multiple road closings in Grand Rapids.

See when and where roads will be closed and parking will be restricted this weekend in Grand Rapids.

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Best Activities for Kids at Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts

The 47th annual Festival of the Arts is this weekend in Grand Rapids! Festival begins at noon on Friday and runs until 6PM on Sunday.

There is a lot for kids at Festival, but little legs can get tired quickly. Not to mention stroller-pushing arms. It's best to plan ahead.

Take look at our guide for kids and enjoy Festival 2016!

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47th Annual Festival of the Arts is Next Weekend

It's hard to believe, but Festival is just days away...next weekend!

2016 will be the 47th Festival of the Arts, making it one of the longest-running festivals in the state.

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Perfect Summer Date Spots in West Michigan

With summer upon us that means summer lovin'. Whether you're attached or single these are some of the best places to go on a date in West Michigan...

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15 MORE Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

A few weeks ago we went through the 15 things that anyone who lives in Grand Rapids should do or try at least once. Obviously, we couldn't just stop at 15 considering there's so much to do in this awesome city...

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Festival of the Arts Performance Application Deadline is Near

Are you a singer, dancer, solo, group, choir, whatever? Do you have a desire to be on the "big stage?" Festival of the Arts 2016, the annual first of June entertainment and food extravaganza in Grand Rapids is accepting applications from all hopeful performers, but the deadline is near.

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Applications Open for 2016 Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts Performers

Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts is now accepting applications for music, theatre and dance performances.

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Festival of the Arts Adding More Food Booths in 2016, Applications Open

Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts planning has already begun for 2016. Applications for organizations interested in hosting a food booth are now available.

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Top 5 Kids Activities at 2015 Festival of the Arts in Grand Rapids

2015 marks the 46th annual Festival of the Arts in Grand Rapids. The celebration runs June 5 - 7.

View the top options for kids at Festival 2015, then bring the entire family downtown for great food, music and hands-on art activities!

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It’s Festival Weekend!

Long before ArtPrize, THE arts festival in Grand Rapids was just Festival.

Officially, it's the 45th Festival of the Arts, held in downtown Grand Rapids on a few city streets and at Calder Plaza.

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2014 Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts – Kids Guide

Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts is June 6 - 8.

Make the most of your time downtown with your family and view our highlights for kids at Festival of the Arts in 2014.

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2014 Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts Poster Revealed

Spring is officially less than two months away.

This morning we got a reminder of the fun, warm weather events to come when Festival of the Arts organizers revealed their poster for 2014.

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