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!

Try Something New in Flint & Genesee

A new year calls for new experiences and in Flint and Genesee County many places offer the chance to try something new. Whatever your resolutions are for the new year, here are some new things you can try: Learn Something New Flint and Genesee County is a place for makers. From art to enterprises and […]

Experience Local Hockey with the Flint Firebirds

The Flint Firebirds 2019-2020 season is in full swing and there are plenty of opportunities to see your local hockey team play between now and next March. See when the OHL team is playing at their home base, the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center: Friday, December 13 against the Saginaw Spirit Saturday, December 28 […]

Where to #ShopSmall on Nov. 30

Planning to #ShopSmall this holiday season? Get a head start by participating in this year’s Small Business Saturday, which falls on Nov. 30. There are several local events and promotions that will be taking place throughout the day. You might, for instance, check out Flint Handmade’s 13th Annual Holiday Craft Market. Held at the Flint Masonic Temple (755 S. […]

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 […]