*Please note: No registration is needed in order to attend Family Weekend, however, you must buy tickets to those events that require a purchased ticket. Please keep in mind that event tickets are non-refundable. 

Family members are invited to Ride the Rapid for FREE all weekend!

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Event / Activity



Sail into the Laker Store

Make sure to stop by the Laker Store and check out the Family Weekend specials located in the Laker Marketplace.

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Renaissance Festival

For the 23rd year, Grand Valley Renaissance Festival is hosting Michigan's only student-run Renaissance Festival! Admission is free, so join us for two days of fun, rain or shine, featuring merchants from many markets and extravagant entertainers, starting at 10 a.m..

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact the group!

Drop-In Studio at GRAM: ArtPrize

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Grand Rapids Art Museum

Women’s Club Soccer vs. Davenport

4 p.m.

Outdoor Turf Field 1

Catholic Mass

5:30 p.m.

Cook-DeWitt Center

The Well

8 p.m.

Grand River Room

Page last modified July 23, 2018