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Free Events to Ride The Rapid to in July 2018

July Transit-Friendly events

Summer is here and there are so many free events taking place throughout the six cities served by The Rapid! Michigan summers are the perfect time for exploration, new activities and, most importantly, fun! Movies on Monroe Movies on Monroe, formerly Movies in the Park, is the free outdoor film series presented by Downtown Grand… Read more »

Transit-Friendly Events in March

Transit-Friendly Events in March 2018

March is a busy month for Grand Rapids. We have Beer Month GR, Laughfest, St. Patrick’s Day and so many events at DeVos Place. There are so many reasons to get out and enjoy all the community has to offer. Beat those winter blues by getting out and riding The Rapid to a variety of… Read more »

Enjoy a Transit-Friendly Valentine’s Day

Transit-Friendly Valentine's Day

Love is in the air! Do you have plans for Valentine’s Day yet? Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate with your special someone. As always, we’re dishing out destinations and tips for a romantic, transit-friendly rendezvous. Let us do the driving so you can spend time paying attention to your sweetheart instead of… Read more »

February Events You’ll Love

February Transit Friendly Events

Movies, shopping and boat and auto shows! Explore Grand Rapids and beyond this month by riding The Rapid to get to a wide variety of family-friendly, low-cost or free events. Michigan International Auto Show at DeVos Place Visit DeVos Place to discover what drives you! From Feb. 1 – 4, car manufacturers from around the… Read more »

10 Events to Ride The Rapid to in January 2018

January 2018 Transit-Friendly Events

Hello, 2018! Avoid cabin fear and welcome in the new year by getting out and exploring. Here are some events we can get you to this month: Andy Warhol’s American Icons at the Grand Rapids Art Museum Don’t miss this prestigious exhibition! Throughout January, visit the GRAM to take in Warhol’s celebration of America by… Read more »

Transit-Friendly Events to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Transit-Friendly Holiday Events

Don’t let the unseasonable weather fool you. The holiday season is upon us! Get in a festive mood by partaking in all the holiday events that the Greater Grand Rapids area has to offer. There’s something in store for everyone! Whether you’re hoping to find the perfect gift for a loved one or bringing your… Read more »

10 Transit-Friendly November Events

November Events

Cold weather and shorter days are here to stay as we welcome November. Fortunately, there is still so much to do throughout Grand Rapids before winter arrives. Comedy, shopping, museum days and delicious food and drink specials will fill up your calendar this month. Avoid the hassle of parking and ride with us to make the… Read more »

10 Transit-Friendly Events in October

Autumn in Grand Rapids

Autumn is here, which means changing leaves and crisp sweater weather. If you’re like us, you’re likely hoping to make the most of the cooler, more enjoyable temperatures. Get the most out of the month of October by packing your event calendar with transit-friendly events and destinations. Whether you’re planning on continuing to take in the variety… Read more »