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 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 […]

Kick-Off: The Vehicle City Gridiron Classic at Atwood Stadium

Back for its third year, the Vehicle City Gridiron Classic has become a tradition for Flint and Genesee County. Athletes from the area will come together for two days of back-to-back games at Kettering University’s Atwood Stadium. Eight teams will face-off over the two-day event. Tickets are $7, which includes admission to both games on […]

5 Things to Do This Weekend in Flint & Genesee

There are plenty of ways to spend a weekend in Flint & Genesee. Here are five events to attend this weekend in Flint & Genesee. Montrose Blueberry Festival The 48th annual Montrose Blueberry Festival is August 16 – 18 with plenty of festivities in store. The festival includes an arts and crafts show, amusement rides, […]

Flint City Bucks Putting Flint on the Map

The Flint City Bucks have been making waves since their inaugural season as a downtown Flint team. The USL League two team will attempt to win their fourth national championship this Saturday against Reading United at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 3 at Atwood Stadium. Tickets for Saturday’s match are $15 VIP reserved, $10 Adult GA […]

5 Things to Do This Weekend in Flint & Genesee

There are plenty of ways to spend a weekend in Flint & Genesee. Here are five events to attend this weekend in Flint & Genesee. Flint Alley Fest For the ninth year, Flint Alley Fest is gracing Buckham and Brush alley in downtown Flint on July 13. Music, vendors, food and drinks will line the […]

Sweet Songs of Summer: Check Out These Outdoor Concerts

Making the most out of the summer means enjoying the summer weather. Concerts in the park are a great way to get outdoors while enjoying local music. Here are the places you can catch an outdoor concert this summer: Clio Amphitheater Tuesday, July 9 – Tuesday, August 13, Clio Amphitheater hosts a summer concert series. […]

Best Instagrammable Spots in Flint

Summer is the perfect time to explore Flint & Genesee. In fact, many venues are perfect to take photos for social media. Here are a few spots go to get an Instagrammable shot. Stepping Stone Falls Listed as one of the Prettiest Man-Made Waterfalls in Michigan by Only In Your State, Stepping Stone Falls scenery […]

Celebrate Independence Day in Flint and Genesee County

The Fourth of July is just around the corner and many cities and towns in Flint & Genesee are celebrating in their own way. Looking for some ideas on where to hang out? Here are a few places you can celebrate our nation’s birthday: Fenton Freedom Festival On July 4, Fenton will be celebrating the […]

5 Things to Check Off Your Summer Bucket List

Summer is finally here and with it comes farmers’ markets, festivals and lake days. In Flint & Genesee, there are plenty of ways to get the most out of the summer. Here are five ways to make this summer memorable: Attend a Summer Festival: Flint & Genesee is booked with fun things to do during […]