A weekend full of all the things Girls Love

Girlfriends Weekend

March 6–8 2015

Enjoy the weekend with your best gal pals in Downtown Holland! We’ve got three days of exciting entertainment and fun activities planned, with plenty of free time for shopping, dining, and indulging! This year, you can come for the entire weekend, purchase a day pass to attend on Saturday only or simply buy a Girlfriends Weekend coupon book if you’re only interested in shopping. Whatever you do, it’s gonna be a great time!

Register for the entire weekend for $125 or buy the Saturday pass for just $75. Groups of four or more who sign up at the same time with a single payment receive a discounted weekend rate of $5 per person. Advance registration is required. Overnight accommodations are not included in the package price, but be sure to check out the hotels page for special Girlfriends Weekend rates at area hotels.

Friday, March 7

10 am to 8 pm
Weekend Event Check In
Home & Company
Weekend attendees, check in here to pick up your name badge, coupon book and shopping tote bag from Downtown Holland! Your badge is required to attend all events and activities throughout the weekend. (Weekend attendees only.)

Beginning at 9 am
In Store Activities And Lunch On Your Own
Throughout Downtown
Enjoy a variety of fun hands-on activities at a number of shops and restaurants, with lots of free time for shopping, wining, dining, and indulging! Be sure to check out the full list of In Store Activities coming soon! (Weekend attendees only.)

3:30 pm to 5:30 pm or 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Wine About It
Butch’s Dry Dock
Kick off the weekend with a wine tasting in the cozy and intimate wine cellar at Butch’s Dry Dock. Sample 20 different red and white wines, learn about tasting techniques and pick up a bottle or two to go! Select your time when you register. (Weekend attendees only.)

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Dinner On Your Own
Throughout Downtown
Enjoy the culinary delights of Downtown Holland! Dine on the fifth floor overlooking the entire city, visit a traditional Irish Pub, sample one of 40 different sandwiches or sip (another) glass of wine at a spot that’s both classy and casual!

8:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Cowgirl Corral
Holland Armory
Learn the heel-to-toe and the do-si-do set to the tune of today’s hottest country and popular hits! Our dance instructor will teach you everything you need to know in an atmosphere that’s supportive and fun. After all, it’s just you and your girlfriends! Just be sure to wear your Western best! (Weekend attendees only.)

11:30 pm Onwards
Head To Bed Or Hit The Town
Throughout Downtown
There’s always more fun to be had in Downtown Holland! Check out a brewery with live music or visit the bar where the locals hang out. Or just head back to your hotel for a good night’s worth of beauty sleep…

Saturday, March 8

7:30 am to 8:30 am
Work It Out
Freedom Village
Wake up early and ease into a day of shopping with a gentle yoga workout that will help you relieve stress and anxiety. You’ll leave feeling energized and ready to enjoy the rest of the weekend!

7 am to 9 am
Saturday Only Check In
Haworth Inn & Conference Center
Saturday attendees, check in here to pick up your name badge, coupon book and shopping tote bag from Downtown Holland! Your badge is required to attend all events and activities on Saturday.

9 am to 10 am
Fashion Forward
Haworth Inn & Conference Center
Downtown Holland is known for it’s unique clothing and accessory boutiques. Get a sneak peak of all of the latest looks for spring while you enjoy a plated breakfast. A fashionable way to start your day! Be sure to arrive by 9 am so you don’t miss the show!

Beginning at 9 am
In Store Activities And Lunch/Dinner On Your Own
Throughout Downtown
Enjoy a variety of fun hands-on store activities at a number of shops and restaurants, with lots of free time for shopping, wining, dining, and indulging! Be sure to check out the full list of In Store Activities, coming soon!

12 pm to 2 pm
Broads and Beer
New Holland Brewing and Our Brewing Company
Whether you’re not typically a beer drinker or you consider yourself a beer aficionado, don’t miss this opportunity to sample beers from our very own Downtown Holland breweries. Learn how beer is made, ask questions from brew masters and experience new tastes!

8:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Prom Queen
Holland Armory
Ever wish you could have a do over when it comes to your high school prom? Now you can! Break out those old prom and bridesmaid dresses and get ready to dance the night away with everyone’s favorite DJ from last year’s Girlfriends Weekend. Just don’t be surprised if we spike the punch!

11:30 pm Onwards
Head To Bed Or Hit The Town
Throughout Downtown
There’s always more fun to be had in Downtown Holland! Check out a brewery with live music or visit the bar where the locals hang out. Or just head back to your hotel for a good night’s worth of beauty sleep…

Sunday, March 9

8:30 am – 11:30 am
Champagne Brunch
Alpenrose Restaurant
End an unforgettable weekend Downtown Holland’s most famous brunch buffet…accompanied by a glass of bubbly to toast all the fun you’ve had! With salads, soups, entrees, and desserts a plenty, we promise won’t leave hungry. (Weekend attendees only.)

Beginning at 9 am
In Store Activities
Throughout Downtown
It’s time to end your weekend in Downtown Holland on a high note! Check out a few more In Store Activities, make that last minute purchase and snap one more photo with your girlfriends. We look forward to seeing you again next year! (Weekend attendees only.)

Girlfriends Weekend • Downtown Holland, Michigan616-796-1210616-355-1051 fax44 West Ninth StreetHolland, Michigan 49423

Downtown Holland
44 West Ninth Street
Holland, MI 49423
info@girlfriendsweekend.org
616.988.6187