CityFest West Michigan to be Held Downtown September 8 and 9

Luis Palau, a world-renowned evangelist who has been characterized by many as Billy Graham’s successor, returns to Grand Rapids 24 years after first campaign

CityFest West Michigan, a multidenominational evangelistic campaign focused on serving the region and proclaiming the Good News, will be held September 8-9 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The two-day, outdoor festival is free and will feature award-winning artists Lecrae, TobyMac, and Mandisa, as well as an interactive family fun zone filled with inflatables, games, crafts, and sports challenges, and stunt demos from professional skaters and BMX and freestyle motocross riders. A message of hope from world-renowned evangelists Luis and Andrew Palau will also be shared.

Details of CityFest West Michigan are below:

CityFest West Michigan

Ah-Nab-Awen Park
220 Front Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

September 8, beginning at 4PM
September 9, beginning at 4PM

A full schedule of events is available online.

Main stage speakers and musicians include: Luis Palau, international Christian evangelist born in Argentina and now residing in Portland, Oregon; Andrew Palau, best-selling author, evangelist, and son of Luis Palau; Daniel Gill, three-time finalist on American Ninja Warrior; LeCrae, Grammy award-winning hip hop artist; Mandisa, gospel and contemporary Christian recording artist; TobyMac, Christian recording artist and author; Danny Gokey, Christian recording artist and third-place finalist on the eighth season of American Idol; Mac Powell, singer, songwriter, and musician who formed the Christian rock band Third Day.

More than 435 Grand Rapids-area churches and nonprofit ministry organizations, in partnership with dozens of business, civic, and cultural leaders, have collaborated to produce CityFest West Michigan.

Organizers expect 10,000-15,000 attendees per day. Luis Palau last held a campaign in Grand Rapids in September 1994 at the recently completed Fifth Third Ballpark.

Members of the media interested in attending CityFest West Michigan should contact Gwen Bultema or 616-617-6284 to arrange for media credentials. Interviews with CityFest participants should be scheduled in advance. A media trailer will be available throughout the two-day event behind the Gerald R. Ford Museum.

For more information regarding CityFest West Michigan and these two events, please contact Gwen Bultema or 616-617-6284.

Henotace Team

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