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Top 3 Things to Gogh and Do in January!

Whether you love to play in the snow or you prefer to stay warm and cozy, Grand Rapids is the winter destination of your dreams. From exhibits to festivals, Grand Rapids has you covered … indoors and out!

Have you ever dreamt of stepping into a painting? Now you can with this exhibition that has been touring since 2017 with +5,000,000 visitors! Awarded best 2021 immersive experience by USA Today. Ranked among the 12 best immersive experiences in the world by CNN. It's time to unwind one breath at a time while admiring Van Gogh’s best work in a room with cutting-edge 360° digital projections. Read more and get tickets HERE.

(2) World of Winter - Art Installations

The Midwest's largest winter festival returns to downtown Grand Rapids, bringing beautiful art installations and snow-themed fun all season long. World of Winter features over 100 free events, activities, and outdoor art installations. January through March, the festival provides an opportunity for families and adults to enjoy Michigan’s beautiful winter and experience the four-season offerings of Downtown Grand Rapids. Learn more about it HERE.

Featured events this year include:

  • Art Installation Walking Tour

  • Winter's a DRAG feat. special guest, Brooke Lynn Hytes!

  • Ice Piano Performance with Hannah Laine

  • Ice Park & Food Truck Rally

  • Cultural Story Time Series

  • Silent Disco

There are no second thoughts about the fact that Ice Skating is a fun activity. At Rosa Parks Circle, ice skating is one of the most fun things to do in Grand Rapids in winter. Ice skating with some people makes it more enjoyable and memorable than simply fun. Rosa Parks Circle at the Grand Rapids becomes the main center for locals to get together and enjoy this simple yet fun sport. It would be a unique experience for anyone visiting the city to join in the fun at the Circle. To add to the experience, colorful lights are surrounding the area which not only makes it lit but an exciting ride altogether. Learn more HERE.

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