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9 Fun Things To Do At Night in Grand Rapids

Whether you live in Grand Rapids or just visiting for the week, Grand Rapids offers so many fun things to do and see, including at night. While there are many fun things available to do during the day, it can sometimes be harder to find things that are open to visit after work. Make the most of your evenings with our list of 9 places to go in Grand Rapids at night. Some of these places are less than a mile away from Lamberton Lake Apartments, making these fun and easy places to go with family, friends, or for a night out.


Top Things to Do at Night in Grand Rapids


1. Wood Splitters Ax Throwing

Wood Splitters Ax Throwing

Located less than a mile from Lamberton Lake Apartments, Wood Splitters offers a fun activity to play with friends of all ages and is open in the evenings. Even if you have never thrown an ax before, you don’t have to worry, they have instructors to help teach you all of the best techniques. Let out your competitive side and bring friends or family to try something new at wood splitters ax throwing.



2. Great Lakes Glow Golf

Grand Rapids arcade

Great Lakes Glow Golf is also located less than a mile from Lamberton Lake Apartments and offers 18 holes of glow in the dark mini golf that is fun for people of all ages. After you finish your game you can also take advantage of the arcade and ice cream that is also available. Great Lakes Glow Golf is located inside which makes this mini golf experience perfect year-round. Not doing anything tonight? Grab a friend and step into this mesmerizing glow in the dark mini-golf course that is sure to make for a great night out.



3. House Rules Board Game Lounge

House Rules Board Game Lounge

Whether you’re just looking for a fun night out with friends or you have a board game you love to play but don’t own, House Rules is the place for you. House Rules is a Grand Rapids staple that offers a bar and board game night out with a huge selection of drinks and games to choose from. If this sounds like fun to you and you’re planning a visit, reserve a table in advance! Find familiar board games to play with friends or learn a new board game to play tonight by visiting House Rules.



4. Grand Rapids Escape Room

escape room

If you’ve ever dreamed of participating in a heist, solving a murder or stopping a bomb from going off, this is exactly what you’ve been looking for –– minus all the hazards. Reserve an escape room to complete with friends or family and put your puzzle solving ability to the test. Step into a world of stopping rogue computer programmers, or a bio-terror attack and solve intricate puzzles to save the world or escape judgement. Grand Rapids Escape Room is open in the evening and is a great activity to do at night in Grand Rapids.


5. Grand Rapids Griffins

grand rapids griffins hockey

The Grand Rapids Griffins are a professional hockey team in the AHL league and since 2002 have been the affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL. The Grand Rapids Griffins play in the beautiful Van Andel Arena in the downtown area and is an exciting way to spend a night in Grand Rapids. Cheer on the Griffins and visit the website for a complete schedule and to order tickets in advance.



6. West Michigan Whitecaps


Another Grand Rapids sports team to check out is the West Michigan Whitecaps. The West Michigan Whitecaps are the high-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers and play at LMCU Ballpark. If you’re living in Lamberton Lake Apartments, the LMCU ballpark is just a short drive or bike ride away. Enjoy this iconic American pass-time and even find some of Grand Rapids famous breweries inside. Cheer on the Whitecaps today and visit the website for up-to-date information, see the schedule, get tickets, and enjoy a night out at the ballpark.



7. The Pyramid Scheme

Grand Rapids pinball

The Pyramid Scheme offers a range of activities from a pinball arcade to concerts and also a bar. Check out the website to find out what’s happening at the Pyramid Scheme tonight and maybe discover your love for pinball or find your new favorite band. The Pyramid Scheme strives to bring in fantastic independent artists and musicians as well as foster important collaborations with community partners. Open late, the Pyramid Scheme is a great place to check out in Grand Rapids at night.


8. Grand Rapids Symphony

Grand Rapids Symphony

If you enjoy listening to great pieces of classical music, or instrumental versions of popular songs, visit the Grand Rapids Symphony website for this season’s shows. Playing performances of both century old classics and more modern pop songs, the Grand Rapids Symphony has something for everyone. If you’re a student or teacher, the Grand Rapids Symphony also offers a budget friendly night out with special ticket pricing available for students and teachers. With shows happening in several locations around the city, you can find a great location for you.



9. GRnoir

wine and jazz

While this list includes many different types of live music to listen to, GRnoir is a unique experience far different from the symphony or the Pyramid Scheme. At GRnoir you can enjoy amazing appetizers and desserts while also enjoying wine and live jazz music on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday nights. With special concerts and events going on, check out the website to find up-to-date information and plan your visit. GRnoir is the perfect classy evening cap to your day in Grand Rapids and allows you to unwind and relax with amazing food, wine, and live jazz music.