Fall in Greater Grand Rapids

We’ve included activities and businesses that will make your autumn months in Grand Rapids fantastic and fun! Check them out below:


Robinette’s is a Grand Rapids hotspot and the place to be! In the fall, they offer so many activities that make for a fun day with family. Some of those activities include: a corn maze, a petting zoo, hayrides, trails, u-pick apples, wine tasting, and so much more! Experience Robinette’s for yourself, you won’t be disappointed!


Typically mid-September to early-October

ArtPrize is the biggest contemporary art exhibition in the US, which features up to 1,500 artists competing for $500,000 in prize money. In Grand Rapids we are so fortunate to host this event because it makes for a ton of fun and celebration of art in the fall months.

Go for a Hike at a GR Area Park

Grand Rapids is miraculously double-faced as you have a booming city scene, but also an array of picturesque parks full of nature. Some of our favorite places to hike are Millenium Park, Grand Ravines, Blandford Nature Center, and the Calvin Ecosystem Preserve. Fall is the perfect time to hike around Grand Rapids’ beautiful parks. 

Heidi’s Corn Maze

With two different mazes for two different difficulty levels, Heidi’s Corn Maze equals a fun night of finding your way through a corn maze with the people you love being with!

Zoo Goes Boo!

John Ball Zoo holds a super fun family event in honor of Halloween with decorations, costumes, candy, and the Zoo’s amazing animals. Kids can dress up and enjoy a night of excitement!

Pumpkin Patches & Apple Orchards

The Fall is full of family, festivities, and fun in GR. Of course everyone loves the tradition of carving pumpkins and picking apples, so let us introduce you to some of the best places that offer these activities in the Grand Rapids area:

  • Dunneback Farms — U-pick apples and pumpkin picking in the pumpkin patch

3025 6 Mile Road Grand Rapids, MI 49544

5081 Bauer Rd. Hudsonville, MI 49426

11999 Cascade Rd SE, Lowell, MI 49331

9265 Kenowa Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534

  • Robinette’s — U-pick apples, pumpkin picking, corn maze, wine tasting, an more

3142 4 Mile Rd. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

1185 9 Mile Road NW  Sparta, Michigan 49345

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