Things To Do in West Michigan This Weekend: January 20-22, 2023
You will not run out of things to do this weekend around Grand Rapids. From ice skating around the clock with Grand Rapids Griffins players, to hockey and basketball games, the Harlem Globetrotters, concerts, axe throwing, hiking with goats, the World of Winter Festival, and even get some Pronto Pups!
Pronto Pup Weekend
Thursday, January 19-Sunday, January 22, 2023 - Grand Haven, MI
Pronto Pup in Grand Haven is only open during the summer months with the exeption of one weekend in the winter. This weekend is your one chance until summer to get your Pronto Pups. They will be open Thursday through Sunday this weekend from 11 am to 8 pm every day. They won't have soft drinks, but will have bottle water for sale. The price is the same as it has been for the last 18 years -- $1.75 per Pronto Pup. Get more information on the Pronto Pup Facebook Page.
Axe Your Bad Habits
Runs through Sunday, January 29, 2023 - FlannelJax, 601 Lake Michigan Dr., NW, Grand Rapids, MI
Throughout the month of January, all guests who book a session at FlannelJax will be able to write down the bad habit that they would like to eliminate from their life this year. The bad habit will then be taped to the wall and you will be able to release your inner Lumberjack and throw an axe at it in an attempt to remove that habit. Additional information can be found on the FlannelJax's (Grand Rapids) Facebook Page.
World of Winter Festival
Runs through Sunday, March 5, 2023 - Downtown Grand Rapids, MI
The winter fun continues in downtown Grand Rapids, giving you plenty of reasons to get outside and enjoy the season. The World of Winter Festival is one of the 10 Most Epic U.S. Winter Festivals Worth Braving the Cold For, according to TheTravel website. This year’s festival will have plenty to see and do for all ages and all programming and activities are FREE. More information can be found on the Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Facebook Events Page.
Grand Rapids Gold
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 7 pm - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
The Grand Rapids Gold are back in action on Friday. See some great basketball action when the Gold take on the Capital City Go-Go starting at 7 pm at the Van Andel Arena.
Great Skate Winterfest
Saturday, January 21-Sunday, January 22, 2023 - Rosa Parks Circle, Grand Rapids, MI
Get ready to ice skate this weekend. Here is your chance to skate around the clock with Grand Rapids Griffins players and help raise money for the Griffins Youth Foundation. The skating begins at noon on Saturday and goes until 10 pm on Sunday -- that's 34 consecutive hours! Along with skating, there will be family activities in a heated tent, classic horse-drawn carriage rides, winter sports demonstrations, and caricatures by David Wodarek. See the complete schedule here.
Grand Rapids Griffins
Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 7 pm - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
The Grand Rapids Griffins will be on the ice at the Van Andel Arena on Saturday night. The Griffins play the Springfield Thunderbirds. It will be a Grateful Dead Tribute Night with a Raising the Dead band performance and a Grateful Dead jersey auction after the game. It is also the 18th Annual Great Skate Winterfest Game.
Hinder and Puddle of Mudd
Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Hinder began crafting cocky, raucous post-grunge in the early 2000s. Their 2005 full-length debut, Extreme Behavior, became one of the year’s most popular albums, climbing to triple-platinum status and sending “Lips of an Angel” to number three on the singles charts. Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band formed in 1991. To date, the band has sold over seven million albums and has had a string of No. 1 mainstream rock singles in the United States.
Mega 80’s - The Ultimate 80’s Retro Party
Saturday, January 21, 2023 - 9 pm - The Intersection, Grand Rapids, MI
Take a trip back to the 80s with Mega 80’s – The Ultimate 80’s Retro Party. Mega 80's has taken Michigan by storm. Now veterans of the 80's cultural milieu, they are still rocking as hard as ever. With all of the continued improvements to the show, from dancers to enhanced video media, the Mega 80's will continue to add to your experience. Fans agree that the Mega 80's put on a show like no one else!
Refugee and Immigrant Services Community Winter Fest
Sunday, January 22, 2023 - Detach Primitive, Rockford, MI
Dress for the winter weather and gather your family and friends for the Community Winter Fest. There will be something for everyone and all are welcome. There will be a guided goat hike at 3 pm, campfires and hot cocoa, ice skating (if the pond is frozen), snowshoeing, and more. Find out more information on the Bethany Christian Services website.
Sunday, January 22, 2023 - 2 pm - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
Your favorite Globetrotter stars are bringing out their amazing basketball skill, outrageous athleticism and a non-stop LOL good time to Van Andel Arena. Join the Globetrotters as they take on the Washington Generals. As the Harlem Globetrotters near their 100th anniversary, they have contributed to the growth of basketball at an immeasurable magnitude across the world.
Big Head Todd and the Monsters - Winter Tour 2023
Sunday, January 22, 2023 - 8 pm - The Intersection, Grand Rapids, MI
Big Head Todd and the Monsters all began in Colorado in 1986. They have released a number of albums with their 1993 album Sister Sweetly going platinum in the United States. The band continues to perform across the country and they will be making a stop in Grand Rapids on January 22nd.