Creston

Locals and tourists alike LOVE Creston. #KeepCrestonFunky is the neighborhood chant that keeps us coming back to this unique arts and culture corner of Grand Rapids. Home to diverse and distinct small businesses, a thriving arts corridor, and Riverside Park which runs alongside the Grand River. Looking to move here or spend a day in Creston? Keep scrolling to explore!

The Local Element of Creston: “Fun and funky!”

Creston Real Estate Market Update

Making a move to Creston?

Information on Average home sales data in this neighborhood in the last 12 months. Source grar.com

Sale Price: $271,109

% of Sales Price vs List Price: 5.79% sold over list price

Bedrooms: 3 beds

Bathrooms: 2 baths

Square Footage: 1,370 sq feet

Price Per Square Foot: $208/sq foot

Number of Days a Home is on the Market: 5

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Creston Schools

Looking to move to Creston and want to learn more about the schools available? Check them out below.

More from Grand Rapids Public Schools: “For more than 150 years, Grand Rapids Public Schools has been a leader in West Michigan. With over 40 schools in one dynamic district, we take pride in preparing our scholars for the real world.”

Aberdeen Academy

"A welcoming and inclusive environment for all scholars."


Grades PK - 8

928 Aberdeen St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Riverside Middle School

"Our scholars, staff, and families all play important roles in the education of our children."

Grades 6 - 8

265 Eleanor St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Union High School

"We are The U!"


Grades 9 - 12

1800 Tremont Blvd NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Things to do in Creston

Huff Park

Beautiful trails and sights on the North side of Grand Rapids




Lions + Rabbits

From weddings to community parties to pop up shows – all are welcome to experience this wonderland.

(Photo Credit to Lions & Rabbits center for the Arts)

Riverside Park

Riverside Park runs along the Grand River and provides beautiful views and area to get outside!



Grand Rapids Fencing Academy

All ages are able to participate in fencing programs both competitively and recreationally.


Grand Rapids Pottery

A place where artists can come together. Join the Grand Rapids pottery community by starting your membership and gaining access to one of the 45 self serve stations available.

The Loading Dock

A gym to work on health, fitness, and athletic goals.




Food & Drink in Creston

Graydon's Crossing

This pub offers a global atmosphere along with craft Michigan beers. Enjoy daily specials on beer, wine, cocktails, and pitchers!

Lucy’s Cafe

A great place for breakfast, lunch, coffee, or baked goods with plenty of vegetarian and vegan options.



Frosty Boy

Proudly serving Michigan made soft serve and hard serve ice cream, including Ashbys and Country Dairy. Focused on creating family memories, especially for those who have dietary restrictions.

The Rezervoir Lounge

A dining experience that doesn’t end with dinner: Eat – Drink – Stay – Play

Gaia House Cafe

A beloved cafe specializing in their extra fresh fruit juices and smoothies. You also cannot miss out on trying a Gaia Cookie.

Cafe Mamo

An aesthetic Creston spot specializing in cocktails, mocktails, and American dishes.

Sparrows Coffee

A cafe characterized with pinks and greens and an unbeatable atmosphere. Paired with amazing coffee selections!

Creston Brewery

A lively yet laid back neighborhood brewery with amazing food and cold brews.

Quinn and Tuites Irish Pub

Enjoy a pint, watch the game, or get a small taste of Ireland. Quinn & Tuite’s has over 90 Irish whiskeys to choose from.

Shops in Creston

Renee Austin

Featuring the latest designs in bridal couture for the fashion forward Bride with a wide selection of gowns.

Kingma's Market

Locally owned grocery store withs tons of local products to choose from.

Switchback Gear Exchange

Switchback is a full functioning bike shop, coffee shop and bar located on Plainfield.

Nearby Areas

Belknap Lookout

West Grand

Comstock Park