EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2021: All outdoor capacity limits will be removed including at sporting events. Indoor settings including event spaces, gyms and casinos will increase capacity to 50%. Restaurants and other indoor settings will remain at 50% capacity. The 10:00 p.m. curfew for bars and restaurants will also be lifted. As of July 1, the state will no longer limit capacity at indoor or outdoor gatherings. For additional information, visit Michigan.gov. For the most current travel information, please view Travel Michigan's Guidelines for Travelers.

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A family takes a photo near the rose garden at Applewood Estate in Flint, Michigan.
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Savannah Turbett

Celebrate Pride in Flint & Genesee

June is officially Pride Month in Flint & Genesee, a month dedicated to celebrating and advocating for the LGBTQ+ community. In April, Genesee County Commissioners declared June as Pride Month for the county and Mayor Sheldon Neeley recently declared June Pride Month for Flint. For several years…

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Experience Sports in Flint & Genesee

Flint has been known for its sports culture for decades. From the Flintstones – Flint natives who took the Michigan State Spartans Basketball team to the 2000 NCAA Division I Men's National Championship – to boxing stars like Claressa Shields and Tony Burton, Flint has produced some major athletes…

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Back this Summer in Flint & Genesee

Events and attractions are coming back or reopening in Flint & Genesee. Favorites to both locals and visitors will once again be open for the public to enjoy. Check out these events and attractions in Flint & Genesee: Applewood The historic estate is opening its gardens to the public starting in…

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Explore Small Businesses in Flint & Genesee

Small businesses such as retail stores and restaurants can be a driver for tourism and travel. According to US Travel two of the top leisure travel activities for U.S. domestic travelers include shopping and fine dining. At Explore Flint & Genesee, we know that local small businesses are some of the…

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Discover Deals in Flint & Genesee

Everyone loves a good find, but did you know buying second-hand benefits the environment? According to an article from Thrift World, “the average American tosses out 81 pounds of clothing every year.” By buying second-hand items, such as clothing, consumers can keep these items from ending up in…

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Celebrate Earth Day in Flint & Genesee

Earth Day is an annual global event that has been celebrated for over 50 years. The purpose of the day is to demonstrate support for environmental protection and in Flint & Genesee there are plenty of ways to do just that. Individuals can give back to the earth in several ways including planting a…

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Explore Local Businesses in Flint & Genesee

Flint & Genesee is filled with local businesses from restaurants to retail, event venues to professional services. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, a small business is defined as a business with less than 500 employees. In Flint & Genesee, local businesses…

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Welcome to Explore Flint & Genesee

The Flint & Genesee Convention & Visitors Bureau officially has a new brand name and identity: Explore Flint & Genesee, a division of the Flint & Genesee Group. On April 1, its parent organization, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce became the Flint & Genesee Group. The newly branded Flint &…

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Explore Easter in Flint & Genesee

Easter is April 4 this year and in Flint & Genesee there are a number of things to do to help get celebrate the day. From outdoor activities to Easter brunches, here are the events you can participate in this Easter weekend. Decorate a Cupcake Hosted by Little Suga’s in the Flint Farmers’ Market…

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