Out of Town Visitors

Welcome to Grand Rapids! We are excited that you’re here. Come for a weekend in September and stay for our official Saturday in September events. Below you’ll find resources and fun things to do here in GR.

Thank you to our Public Partner

Grand Rapids is closer than you think. The city is less than 3 hours by car from Detroit and Chicago, and less than 6 hours from Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Toronto.

Getting here

Here are some helpful links to help you get here.

By Plane: Gerald R. Ford International Airport
By Train: Amtrak Grand Rapids
By Bus: Greyhound 

Book a hotel

Official Hotel Partners are all centrally located in the downtown area.

For more information on hotels, visit Experience Grand Rapids.

Find a place to eat

There are lots of great local places to eat in Grand Rapids and Experience Grand Rapids is the best resource to find the perfect spot to fuel your art experience during Project 1. Search for restaurants at each site location below:

Near Downtown here.
Near MLK Park here.
Near Tanglefoot area here.

Art in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has a rich legacy of public art defining and enhancing civic space. Here are a few resources on the arts and culture you can experience in GR.