Register now for kids’ Spring Break cooking classes at the Downtown Market


By Downtown Market Grand Rapids


Spring break is nearly here and you know what that means — a lot of extra time for kids to get antsy, especially if you plan on staying home. No worries! The Downtown Market has the perfect recipe for keeping kids ages 7-11 engaged — take a trip around the world without leaving Grand Rapids!



Doing a staycation this spring break? The Downtown Market can help! Spring break classes will take kids around the globe as they make foods such as Jamaican jerk chicken skewers, Asian egg rolls, Norwegian elk sliders and Madagascan marshmallows on the braai. For kids ages 7-11.

  • Tues., April 4, 10 am-12:30 pm — $50/child
  • Wed., April 5, 10 am-12:30 pm — $50/child
  • Thu., April 6, 10 am-12:30 pm — $50/child


For the young domestic traveler, you’ll visit a few delicious U.S. destinations that are sure to expand kids’ culinary knowledge. Kids will cook up tasty Memphis barbecue, Chicago-style hot dogs and southwest veggie quesadillas. Not to be forgotten, the Floria orange sorbet will have your kids asking, “Are we there yet?” For kids ages 7-11.

  • Tues., April 4, 2:30-5 pm — $50/child
  • Wed., April 5, 2:30-5 pm — $50/child
  • Thu., April 6, 2:30-5 pm — $50/child

Click here for the complete April 2017 culinary calendar.