Explore Flint & Genesee Blog

The Explore Flint & Genesee blog features local attractions, restaurants, and weekly things to do in and around the county. Here you’ll be able to learn more about our area to help you plan your next trip or discover your next favorite attraction or restaurant in Flint & Genesee!

5 Places to Get Hitched in Flint & Genesee

Engagement season – the time between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day where there is a spike in engagements – is coming up soon. For couples who may have already agreed to tie the knot, now is the perfect time to plan your venue. In Flint and Genesee County there are plenty of places traditional and unique […]

Spooky Fun in Flint & Genesee

October is filled with events and attractions for lovers of spooky things. In Flint & Genesee, there are plenty of things to do surrounding Halloween. Here are four spooky experiences in the area: Halloween at the Stockton House Museum On Saturday, October 26, Stockton House Museum is hosting a Halloween event with food, drinks, music […]

Nominate a Business or Hospitality organization for an Art of Achievement Award

In November, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) are celebrating local business and hospitality professionals at the Art of Achievement Awards, the area’s premier awards event. The organizations are looking for businesses that exemplify amazing customer service and individuals that are doing impactful things to move Flint […]

Discover the Ghosts at Avondale Cemetery

Guest Blog by Roxanne Rhoads Avondale Cemetery is one of Flint’s oldest remaining burial grounds. Not as well kept as Glenwood but still a favorite destination for local taphophiles. Full of crumbling tombstones and ancient mausoleums the cemetery is filled with history…and spirits. Disturbed spirits are a popular trope for horror movies and ghost stories. […]

Discover Live Entertainment at the Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre in downtown Flint is continuing to put on great shows this fall. With big acts on the docket, here are the upcoming shows at the historic theatre: Banana 101.5’s 25th Anniversary with Pop Evil Flint’s very own rock station is celebrating 25 years by bringing Michigan-based band Pop Evil to the Capitol […]

Fall into the Next Season in Flint & Genesee

Autumn begins next week and there are plenty of things to do to celebrate the seasons changing in Flint & Genesee. Explore Genesee County Parks Flint and Genesee County is home to over 11,000 acres of parks and recreation space. From the trails at For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum to the beautiful views of Stepping […]

5 Apple Orchards to Visit This Fall in Genesee County

With fall quickly approaching, now is the time to spend a Saturday with hayrides, u-pick apples and fresh apple cider. Celebrate fall’s harvest and grab a donut at one of Genesee County’s best apple orchards. Spicer’s Orchard Located on Clyde Road in Fenton, Spicer Orchards has been harvesting apples for five generations.  At their store, […]

5 Unique Experiences at Second Friday ArtWalk

Each month, downtown Flint is filled with excitement and art with the Second Friday ArtWalk. Over 20 businesses and cultural organizations collaborate to bring this diverse display of art to the general public. Here are some experiences you can expect this month: A Virtual Reality Pop-Up Experience During ArtWalk in Buckham Alley, Flint-based artist Amanda […]

The Ally Challenge: A Flint & Genesee Tradition

Professional golf returns to Flint & Genesee for its second year with the Ally Challenge presented by McLaren. The three-day golf tournament is an official event on the PGA TOUR Champions owned and operated by Tournaments for Charity, a Michigan non-profit corporation. Seventy-eight PGA TOUR Champions will play in a 54-hole stroke golf tournament, competing […]