upcoming events


Come discover one of Michigan’s best kept secrets located on the west central side of the state.  A little piece of heaven called Big Rapids.

Enjoy a lazy, summer afternoon tubing down the majestic Muskegon River, a colorful, fall stroll along the Big Rapids Riverwalk  or how about a scenic snowmobile ride on the White Pine Trail offering nature at its finest.

Explore over 14,000 acres of state land, drop a line in one of our 100 plus lakes, or just kick back, relax and see where the current takes you. 

For more information contact us at 1-888-229-4FUN


Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts

January 30, 2015 - February 28, 2015



The Festival of the Arts is an annual series of entertainment, educational and cultural events offered daily throughout February in Big Rapids. Provided through a partnership between Ferris State University and the Big Rapids community, the Festival features a variety of art, film and music presentations, as well as interactive workshops and contests.

Beat the winter blues with a month-long celebration of art, music, dance, literature and more!

All Events are held in Big Rapids. Admission to most events is FREE; however, some require advanced registration or ticket purchase.

Please call (231)796-0250 with questions about any event.  For a list of events click here.

For more informaiton on Festival of Arts visit www.brfota.org

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