Friends of Grand Rapids Parks Presents

Celebrating Five Years

Join Us

For the Greenest Bash of the year

August 27, 2015 • 7 o’clock

Plante Moran/Christman Building at
Fish Ladder Park

634 Front Avenue NW


7 pm

Cocktails & Mingling

Indulge in a complimentary Green Gala cocktail, local beer, or Michigan wine while visiting the photo wall. Take a chance to win unique products from local businesses in our silent auction and raffle.

7.30 pm

Eats & Entertainment

Learn more about our community’s amazing parks and projects while feasting on delicious locally-sourced food during the peak of Michigan’s harvest season.

9.15 pm

Desserts & Dancing

After the silent auction and raffle winners are announced, it’s time to let loose and do some toe tapping to our live band.


What to Wear

The Green Gala is a fun cocktail party so dress to impress. See the photos and video to get inspired. Also, check out what local vendors have to offer.

Where to Park

Parking is available on the two lots between 4th and 6th Streets in front of Riverview Center (678 Front NW) and the Plante & Moran/Chistman Buildings (634 Front NW).

Getting There

BY BUS Route 7 is the best option for this destination. Service stops at 11.00 PM so plan your trip accordingly.

By BIKE Use the Riverfront Trail System. There is covered bike parking available at the event.