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    Welcome to the City of Grand Rapids
    Office of Special Events
     Evette Pittman
    Special Events Supervisor
    Kayleigh Kramer
    Special Events Assistant
    Cody Sikanas
    Special Events Aide
    The City of Grand Rapids Office of Special Events (OSE) provides residents and visitors with year-round activities and entertainment by promoting unique, fun and creative events that highlight our strong community and showcase the best of what Grand Rapids has to offer.  The OSE is dedicated to the continual growth of our community by bringing high-quality events that reflect the City's personality while benefiting our spectator region and economic growth.
    There is nearly always something exciting happening in Grand Rapids and we want your next event to happen here!  From festivals and celebrations to walks, runs, races and parades, we make a special effort to work with organizations and individuals committed to producing events that stimulate activity and growth within the residential and business community. The OSE exists to provide support and guidance for all special events that occur on the City of Grand Rapids public property.
    We thank you for choosing to host your special event within the City of Grand Rapids and look forward to working with you. 

    Events + People = Community & Vibrancy