Uptown is a unique area of Grand Rapids, made up of vibrant locally owned businesses, diverse residential areas, and great people! If you’re looking for the best in retail, shopping, eating, and living, we invite you to visit our neighborhoods and see all that Uptown has to offer.


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Check out our Facebook event listing for up to the minute details about Holiday Shop Hop. Over 75 businesses are participating this year, so you’re bound to find something for everyone!


Event Begins at 4pm, Free Shuttles 4 to 10pm.

Stroll around Uptown or hop on one of our free shuttles for a unique and festive holiday shopping atmosphere! Many businesses offer in-store specials, live entertainment, and one-of-a-kind gifts. Join us as we ring in the holidays!

Come party with us tonight! Main events are listed here, but each district has more events, specials, and of course - music! Check out their flyers once you get here or their Facebook pages for details. See you tonight!

Celebrate one year with Serendipite Organiques the week of June 3!

Uptown: Eat.Shop.Rock

Join us on Thursday, June 20, from 5-9pm for our first annual Eat.Shop.Rock event! Music all night long, with main events in each district on the hour. Check out the poster or our Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/489246177808922/

We have several Uptown businesses who have been nominated for The Celebrated Service award including Marie Catrib’s, Art of the Table, The Funky Buddha, Jonny B’z Dogs, and The Green Well.  You have until 11:59pm on January 31st to vote for your favorite Uptown business… lets send them a message!   http://celebratedservice.com/vote/

Have you tried Spoonlickers in Eastown yet?  

With over 70 different businesses taking part in this years event, this guide is sure to help you make the most of the night.

Don’t forget the annual Uptown Holiday Shop Hop is right around the corner.  The event is planned for December 6th and starts at 4:00 with shuttles running through the 4 neighborhoods till 10:00 pm. We hope to see you all there!

Congratulations to Art of the Table as they celebrate their 9th anniversary this week!   They will giving away great stuff all week so be sure and stop in and say hi!

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