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421 Columbus Ave.

Grand Haven, MI 49417


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Join Us For Encounter the Arts!

Encounter the Arts

Central Park Place is home to Encounter the Arts, a free annual event that began in 2022 to celebrate Grand Haven’s vibrant arts community through family-friendly workshops and performances. During the event, local artists lead various classes and demonstrations for people of all ages, and this year, the event will feature a special kids-only craft […]

Free Family-Friendly Event, Encounter the Arts, Returns October 7th.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Grand Haven, MI (August 28, 2023) – Encounter the Arts, hosted by Central Park Place, returns for its second year on Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 2 pm – 5 pm. As a celebration of Arts and Humanities Month and local Grand Haven artists, this free event will feature numerous family-friendly workshops […]

Exploring the Arts: The History and Evolution of Central Park Place

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Central Park Place has been a staple in the Grand Haven community for over 50 years! As a central hub for visitors, families, and organizations, Central Park Place is a shared space for creativity, curiosity, and connection. It also has a rich history connecting many local individuals and organizations throughout the years.  Background The history […]

Event Spotlight: Kogan Con 2023

Kogan Con

Kogan Con 2023 is almost here! Held yearly at Central Park Place since July 2018, Kogan Con is a non-profit organization that focuses on bringing Anime, Manga, and Fandom media to the foreground, educate participants, and celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of these art forms to popular cultures.  We recently caught up with Rosie […]