2018 Event Schedule Coming Soon!

*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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2017 Event Schedule

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Chill out at the Laker Store

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

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Renaissance Festival

For the 22nd 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 AM.

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 May 16, 2018