Summer is finally here! We know we can’t be the only ones who are excited for warm days and summer fun. Living in a place like Grand Rapids means there are so many ways to have an awesome summer. You might even be surprised by how much there is to do in our city! Check out our summer bucket list and see what you can squeeze in this season!

Go Cherry Picking at Robinette’s

Summer means cherry season at Robinette’s! Starting in early July, our cherry orchards open up for the u-pick season. Come on by and pick as many cherries as you’d like, perfect for homemade cherry pie or snacking!

Do Yoga in the Park

Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned yogi, add yoga in the park to your summer schedule. This free activity will happen every week through August at Mulik Park. Learn more.

Try a Cooking Class

Learn to make pasta, gelato, and so much more at The Local Epicurean. They offer classes seven days a week, for up to ten people. Check out their variety of cooking classes.

Unwind in Nature

The Blandford Nature Center hosts unique events all summer long for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. From walking groups to night hikes, it’s the perfect way to unplug.

Attend a (Free!) Concert in the Park

Grab your favorite take out and a lawn chair and head to Johns Collins Park for free concerts on Monday nights in June and July. View the concert schedule.

Looking for more fun things in Grand Rapids to do this summer? Check out more events!

Which of these summer activities has your name written all over it? You can’t go wrong with one or all of them, but we sure hope to see you for cherry picking at Robinette’s soon!