Full Event Schedule

Woman paddling a kayak on the river

Join our celebration of fun, sun, and water this summer at the 2016 Grand American Fish Rodeo Festival! General admission is absolutely free!

Biergarten Beer Tent (Friday)
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
Welcome to the “Biergarten” or “beer garden”, this is the perfect place to enjoy a cold beer while enjoying the sun or sitting under the tent for the cool shade. This is also the perfect spot to sit...
Primetime Music (Friday)
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 6:30pm
Verve Pipe "Villans" 20th Anniversary ConcertIn celebration of the album's 20th anniversary, ...
"All Things Water" Education Tent (Saturday)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 8:00am
Are you ready to learn about the importance of water and all the funs things to do with, in, and around it? Do you want to see, touch, and maybe even catch some of the most unique creatures that...
Children's Fishing Clinic (Saturday)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 8:00am
In the All Things Water Educational Tent we will be hosting a "Fish Like A Pro Clinic". This is a free fishing clinic for kids and families to learn how to fish, taught by a pro-angler and assisted...
Fishing Tournament
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 8:00am
Registration is now open! On-line registration will be available until Friday, June 10 at 11:59pm, on-site registration will be available.Join (or watch, if a non-fisher) hardcore anglers compete in...
Plein Air Painting
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:00am
En plein air is a French expression, which means "in the open air" and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors. Watch talented artists paint along the banks of the Grand River.A...
Boat Rides (Saturday)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 11:00am
Metro Marina's Riverboat Tour, 11am - 5pmMeet the Riverboat on the East Side Dock on the river across from the Adado Riverfront ParkA boat ride on the Grand River is a wonderful way to enjoy the...
Biergarten Beer Tent (Saturday)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
Welcome to the “Biergarten” or “beer garden”, this is the perfect place to enjoy a cold beer while enjoying the sun or sitting under the tent for the cool shade.
Inflatables for Kids (Saturday)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
Inflatables are a fun way for children to jump, climb and play! Admission to the inflatables is free.
Multi-Cultural Acts
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
Multi-cultural performances fill the stage with unique rhythms, movement, music and costumes.  Noon - 1:00  Irish Dance Company of Lansing Founded in 1992, is a troupe of children age 5 to 18 who...
Fingerlings Fishing Tournament (Saturday)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
"Fingerlings Fishing Tournament", children from the ages of 6 - 12 can try their hands at fishing for a chance to win some pretty cool stuff, including fishing gear to get them going on a bright...
Primetime Music (Saturday)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 4:30pm
City Pulse River Rock ConcertFive hours of music featuring a variety of local and regional bands. Enjoy the show while sipping a brew from the Biergarten and basking along the river shore.Lineup3:30...
Awards Ceremony
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 6:00pm
Winners will be announced and prizes given for:Fishing Tournament - 3 prizes each in 4 categories