2/15/24 - Travelin' Together Series - Girlfriend Weekend

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Holland and Grand Haven are planning popular Girlfriends Weekend events during the month of March.

Holland, MI — Downtown Holland, West Michigan’s premier shopping and dining destination, is  pleased to announce plans for this year’s Girlfriends Weekend event, scheduled to be held Friday,  March 1 – Sunday, March 3. During this popular three-day event, women are invited to celebrate  their friendships as they shop, wine, dine, and indulge in Downtown Holland. Registration for the  event is just $50 per person, which includes a swag bag stuffed with fun goodies, a coupon book  full of savings to over 60 participating Downtown Holland shops and restaurants, hands-on  activities and classes at participating merchants, the chance to win great giveaways, a pub crawl  with live music, and more. 

“Since 2009, our merchants have been welcoming hundreds of women to Downtown Holland the  first weekend in March for Girlfriends Weekend,” said Downtown Holland Marketing Coordinator  Kara de Alvare, “For so many moms, aunts, sisters, daughters, and friends, Girlfriends Weekend  provides a very rare opportunity for them to finally relax, reconnect, and recharge.

Girlfriends Weekend officially kicks off on Friday, March 1. Beginning at 10:00 am that morning,  attendees can enjoy a complimentary mimosa at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel while picking up their  name badges, swag bags, Girlfriends Weekend brochure, and event tickets. Then from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, attendees are invited to spend the day exploring Downtown Holland’s shops and  restaurants, participating in in-store activities, and attending classes exclusively for attendees.  

Advance registration for Girlfriends Weekend is required online at www.girlfriendsweekend.org. While overnight accommodations are not included in the Girlfriends Weekend registration price,  accommodations are available in Downtown Holland within walking distance to all activities at the Courtyard Marriott, the Haworth Hotel, and Tulyp Hotel. Visit the hotel page on the Girlfriends Weekend website for details on how to book your stay.  

 For more information on Girlfriends Weekend, visit the  website at www.girlfriendsweekend.org or contact the Downtown Holland office at 616.796.1210 or info@girlfriendsweekend.org


Grand Haven, MI -  The city of Grand Haven will host their Girls On The Grand event the following weekend, Friday March 8, 2024 - Sunday March 10, 2024.

Come out this Spring for a weekend away with your girlfriends! Enjoy cocktails, a fashion show, shopping, a Taylor Swift party, and so much more!!

$50 Registration includes a Swag Bag with goodies from local retailers, entry into raffles for $25 gift cards from participating retailers, Girls on the Grand Passport with discounts and specials at local retailers, restaurants, lodging, and more!

Schedule of Events:
Friday, March 8:
9a – 11a Early Check-In
10a – 8p Shop & Play
4p – 6p Check-In
8p – 11p Whistle Down Washington – Local music at local establishments
Saturday, March 9:
9a – 10:30a Fashion Show & Breakfast – $20
10:30a – 6p Shop & Play
8p – 10p Taylor Swift Eras Party & Cash Bar – $15
10p – close Girl-tini after hours at participating restaurants & bars
Sunday, March 10:
9a – 12p Spill the Tea – breakfast at participating restaurants
11a – 4p Treat Yourself
11a – 4p Shop & Play

For more information and additional lodging, please contact girlsonthegrand@gmail.com

Tickets available January 2, 2024
To Register:

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