Holiday Extravaganza at Grand Circus in Grand Rapids

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Grand Circus colocated in Start Garden

40 Pearl NW

Suite 200

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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A fun, family-friendly educational event for the tech-curious.
Get yourself and your family ready for 2020 with coding and tech knowledge!

Let's spend a wintery day enjoying programming activities together.

Grand Circus Grand Rapids, Loop Coding Center, The Midwest Tech Project, and Veterans Upward Bound proudly present the 3rd Annual Holiday Extravaganza.

The free Intro to Coding Extravaganza is designed for families, school-aged kids, and adults who are curious about coding, the tech community, and social media marketing.

This event will feature several free workshops and group meetups for adults, plus holiday activities and/or coding workshops for children of all ages.


9:30-10:00am: Check-in, breakfast

10:00am-10:05am: Welcome, housekeeping, introducing partners

10:05-10:15: Dismissed to settle into workshops

10:15-12:00: Workshops

12:00pm-12:30pm: Keynote

Holiday Fun (& Childcare) for Elementary Age and Younger (Ages 5 - 10)

  • 9:30am-10:00am: Check-in & cool, kid-friendly activities

  • 9:00am - 12:30 pm: Holiday games, movies, and all-around fun


Intro to Coding Workshop for Middle School Students

  • Hosted by Loop Coding Center. An interactive, age-friendly workshop where students will learn to code!

Loop Coding Center: Intro to HTML for High School Students

  • Learn to build a website by coding!

Intro to Coding Workshop for Adults

  • Hosted by Grand Circus. Learn to write your first line of code from one of our very own Bootcamp Instructors.

Social Media Marketing Workshop

  • Find out how to best utilize social marketing for your startup, company, or self!

Bring a charged laptop (extras available), charger and be ready to learn!


Free metered street parking is available, as well as a covered City Parking Ramp next door to us (on Ionia & Pearl).

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Grand Circus colocated in Start Garden

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Suite 200

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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