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December 4th 2023 | Written By Press Release | Share

Ford International Airport Hosts Local Schools in Holiday Music Festival

Ford International Airport Hosts Local Schools in Holiday Music Festival

14 West Michigan School Choirs to Fill the Airport with Holiday Cheer December 4th-8th

Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 4, 2023 As holiday travel continues at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, local school choirs are set to fill the Airport with festive cheer for passengers and guests.

The 27th Annual Holiday Music Festival will take place the week of December 4th-8th in the Airport Grand Hall, located just before the TSA checkpoint. Daily performances run from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

A total of 14 West Michigan choirs are scheduled to sing 20-minute song sets throughout the day, which includes:

  • Byron Center Public School
  • City High School
  • Coit Creative Arts Academy
  • East Kentwood High School
  • Grand Rapids Public Museum Middle School
  • Lee High School
  • Legacy Christian
  • North Park Montessori 7th and 8th Grade
  • Ottawa Hills High School
  • South Christian High School
  • Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy
  • West Side Christian School
  • Wyoming High School
  • Zeeland Christian School

“We extend a warm welcome to the talented school choirs from our community as they turn the Airport into a festive stage,” said Tory Richardson, Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority president and CEO. “Thank you to the students and instructors for sharing their time and talents with Airport employees and passengers this season.”

All festival performances are free and open to the public.

2023 Airport Holiday Music Festival (5)


The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is the second busiest Airport in Michigan, serving business and leisure travelers with nonstop and connecting flights on seven airlines. The Ford International Airport is managed and operated by the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority. For more information, visit or follow the Airport on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram @FlyGRFord.

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