Holland and GR December Events 2017: Part II

Holland & GR December Events


During the holiday season small towns come alive with bright lights and beautiful holiday décor making it the most perfect time of the year to visit! In this sequel we will be sharing a few more family fun and friendly events everyone is sure to love.


Christmas at the Cappon House

Cappon House (228 W. 9th St. Holland, MI 49423)

Saturday, December 9, 12:00 – 4:00pm
Sunday, December 10, 12:00 – 4:00pm
Saturday, December 16, 12:00 – 4:00pm
Sunday, December 17, 12:00 – 4:00pm

Free 5 and under

Take a step back into the 19th century world when you visit the Cappon House. This historic house was home to Holland’s first mayor, Isaac Cappon. He was an influential community leader and was a father to 16 children. The house is still filled with the families personal belongings and furnishing. During the holiday season you and your family can walk through this historical home at your own pace and enjoy Christmas carols, holiday treats, and even decorate your own holiday card or ornament.

Visit this website below for more information and history on this beautiful home.

Cappon House Website


Christmas and Holiday Traditions around the World

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park (1000 East Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525)

November 21, 2017 – January 7, 2018
Normal hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Open until 9 pm on December 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

Frederik Meijer Garden’s & Sculpture Park is beautiful all on its own. Add the beauty of sparkling lights and holiday decorations and this is a magical winter wonderland! On display will be Christmas and Holiday Traditions from around the world with the glow of nearly 400,000 thousands lights, rooftop reindeer, and Christmas carolers

They do an excellent job in honoring holiday cultures focusing on the authenticity of each holiday tradition. As you walk through you will see different trees adorned with personalized decorations. For example: Germany’s tree will have handmade glass hanging from its branches and England’s tree with antique Christmas cards.

It’s truly a fascinating event that not only brings educations but a sense of joy as well.

Visit their website below for more information

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park


Family Friendly Rock & Glow Bowling 

BAM! (478 E. 16th St. Holland, MI 49423)

Sunday, December 31
12:00 – 5:00pm

Two games & shoes $9/person

New Year’s Eve can be tricky to celebrate when you have younger children. Luckily for you BAM! in Holland offers it’s ever popular Rock & Glow bowling. You and your kids can ring in the New Year together by bowling with black lights and big screens playing todays popular (kid friendly) music! It gives you a chance to still celebrate and have the kids in bed on time.

Check out their website below for more information BAM! Rock & Glow Bowling

We hope you enjoy these Christmas/New Year’s Eve events. Wishing you all a magical holiday season from all of us at Port Pediatric Dentistry!

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