Spring Events in West Michigan: Easter, Food, & Drink


The Livery Presents: 5th Annual Funk Fest 2019

  • The Livery in Benton Harbor, April 19th & 20th, 2019
  • Funk Fest is The Livery’s annual celebration of wild, sour, and oak-aged beers.
  • Held the second weekend of April every year, Funk Fest includes a special tap list, bottle release, firkin tappings, specialty food offerings, and two nights of funky entertainment!

Meaty Monday at Downtown Market

  • Downtown Market Grand Rapids
  • Calling all carnivores! Join us 10am-7pm on April 29 for meaty Monday at the downtown market.
  • The market hall will be offering tender and juicy meat-inspired specials all day long, so bring your appetite, and maybe a bib!

Easter Egg Hunt, Kids, Crafts, & Critters

  • Saturday, April 20, 2019
  • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Coopersville Farm Museum
  • We will be hiding and rehiding eggs all day (10am-1pm) for kids ten and under to find.  
  • Plus optional add-on activity: Easter Cupcake PoufSoap Making $5
  • There are numerous other crafts during the Kids Crafts and Critters that are not cost. There are always fun animals there too!

Grub & Brew Fest

  • Old Boys’ Brewhouse, Spring Lake
  • Saturday, April 27, 2019
  • The Grub & Brew Fest has continued to evolve over the years and it is back and better than ever for 2019!
  • Our focus for this event is to celebrate local – local grub, local brew and local music.
  • For the fourth year in a row, Old Boy’s will be hosting the event on their deck on the channel, under a large tent.
  • Join us for Grub & Brew Fest at Old Boys’ Brewhouse in Spring Lake on Saturday, April 27th from 4-8pm! We’ll have live music from Dave Palmer, local food samples and, of course, local brews and ciders.
  • What’s more fun than some friendly competition? Restaurants and caterers that participate in the event must use the key ingredient…BACON!
  • You’ll be able to taste their creations and vote for your favorite! Voting will take place for beer and cider selections, as well.