Explore: Places to Go

10 Destinations to Ride The Rapid to in August

Blue Bridge in Grand Rapids, MI

Make the most out of the last full month of summer by visiting events throughout Grand Rapids and Kentwood. This month is especially jam-packed with free and low-cost events for families looking to stick to their summer budget. Whether it’s heading to John Ball Park Zoo with your children or riding the bus to Calder… Read more »

7 Free Events to Enjoy in July 2017

Summer in Grand Rapids

We’ve entered one of Michigan’s most magical seasons. Michigan summers are the perfect time for exploration, new activities and, most importantly, fun! Fortunately for Grand Rapidians and those living in surrounding transit-friendly suburbs, there are a number of outdoor events to ensure you’re able to embrace the sunshine and warmth promised in July. The best… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Movies in the Park 2017

Movies in the Park 2017

Ride The Rapid Routes 7 and 9 to enjoy an evening in Ah-Nab-Awen Park with movies, games, music, food and so much more! Movies in the Park is back and better than ever before. If you haven’t been to this bi-weekly summer event at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids before, make sure to get… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Brann’s Steakhouse and Grille for Year-Round Military Discounts

Brann's Steakhouse and Grille

Delicious meals and great hospitality aren’t the only things Brann’s Steakhouse and Grille serves up daily. Memorial Day may be over but veterans and active U.S. Military members can receive discounts every day when dining at Brann’s. Sizzling sirloin steaks, huge burgers and racks of ribs are just a few of the most loved item menus… Read more »

Places to Go: Festivals, Street Party and More this June

Local First Street Party Crowd

June is the month for festivals! Whether it’s a festival celebrating local art, Asian culture or just a street party, downtown Grand Rapids has it covered in the upcoming weeks. Warm weather is here to stay. This month, keep your calendar full with a variety of outdoor activities and festivals with excitement for the whole family…. Read more »

Places to Go: May 2017 Event Guide

Blue bridge grand rapids

April showers bring May flowers, so here’s to hoping for good weather and beautiful blooms all month long. The spring forecast also offers another excuse to catch a ride on The Rapid and let us do the driving to your work and play. May is jam-packed with a variety of activities that all ages will… Read more »