EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Get a “Taste of East Grand Rapids” when the festival for foodies returns for its fifth year next month.
The family-friendly event will take over the streets of Gaslight Village Thursday, Aug. 21 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visitors may sample food from nine area restaurants, including Olive’s, Big Bob’s, Ramona’s Table, Derby Station, Jersey Junction, Olga’s Kitchen, Mary Ann’s Chocolates, Foo Yen and Osta’s. This year’s event also includes live music and a free Kid’s Fun Zone featuring inflatables, face painting, air brush tattoos, a magician, crafts and more. Mangy Gaslight Village shops will also be featuring sidewalks sales.
Taste of East Grand Rapids is presented by the Gaslight Village Business Association. Proceeds from the event will go to Susan G. Komen of West Michigan.