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Ride The Rapid to Events Throughout April 2019

April 2019 Event Guide for The Rapid

Spring has sprung! Use the change in seasons as the perfect excuse to explore the Greater Grand Rapids area. There’s no shortage of family fun to embark on. Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival Shorts, features and other entertainment awaits you at the 9th annual Grand Rapids Latin American Festival (GRLAFF). This event is held… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Events Throughout March 2019

March 2019 Events

Spring is just around the corner. Spend your last few days of winter enjoying these events in and around Grand Rapids. West Michigan Home & Garden Show Whether you’re looking for home improvement ideas, or just a weekend out of the house the Home & Garden Show will have something for you. Held at the… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Events Throughout February 2019

February Events

There’s no shortage of winter fun all February long. Whether you’re planning a trip with your sweetheart in honor of Valentine’s Day or just avoiding cabin fever with your kids, there’s something for everyone’s calendar.  Here are some events we can get you to this month: Downtown Market Ice Bar: Tropical Chill Need a fun Valentine’s… Read more »

Ride The Rapid to Events Throughout January 2019

January 2019 Events

Hello, 2019! 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: Funniest Person in Grand Rapids (Week 1) Are you the funniest person in Grand Rapids? Dr. Grin’s Comedy Club is hosting a competition on Jan. 2 at 8… Read more »

Jingle All The Way to Events in December 2018

Ride The Rapid to Events in December 2018

With December comes chilly weather and holiday cheer. Don’t let this month of festivities go to waste. Catch a ride on The Rapid to one of these December events. LIGHT UP DOWNTOWN Create a new tradition this year. The Gerald R. Ford Museum is hosting the Light Up Downtown event. Watch as Downtown Grand Rapids is… Read more »

Transit-Friendly Destinations to Ride The Rapid to in November

Ride The Rapid November Events

With November comes colder weather and shorter days. However, there’s no reason to go into hibernation! We have a list of fun, transit-friendly events throughout Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids Symphony’s Bernstein’s 100th Ride the Silver Line to DeVos Performance Hall for this special Grand Rapids Symphony experience on Nov. 2 and Nov. 3. In celebration of… Read more »

Spooktacular Transit-Friendly Halloween Destinations

Halloween Destinations

It’s the most spooktacular time of year! Let us be your ride to all of the Halloween fun taking place throughout Grand Rapids. With Halloween landing on a Wednesday this year, there’s a number of exciting and spooky events taking place before and after All Hallows Eve. Leave your car at home (especially if you’re… Read more »

Catch a Free Ride to Grand Rapids Griffins Friday Games

Free Ride Fridays at the Grand Rapids Griffins at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, MI

It’s hockey season! The Grand Rapids Griffins hit the ice for their first home game of the 2018-2019 season on Friday, Oct. 12 against the Hershey Bears. Avoid the hassle of parking and travel safely to hockey games with the help of The Rapid. Once again, we’re offering free rides to and from Friday home… Read more »

Events to Ride The Bus to in October

October Events in Grand Rapids

Relax and let us do the driving this October! Here are some transit-friendly events you can ride the bus to: October Indie Flea Grand Rapids Ride Route 5 to Wealthy Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 6 for a unique shopping event. Check out vendors selling everything from vintage clothing, jewelry, art, body products and more. This… Read more »

8 Transit-Friendly Fall Activities for Your To-Do List

Fall Transit-Friendly Activities to Ride the bus to

Whatever you choose to call the transitional season between summer and winter—autumn, fall, crunchy leaf and pumpkin spice latte time—we’re all for celebrating this beautiful time of year. As always, we want to encourage you to explore the Greater Grand Rapids area and check off some important fall to-do’s while you’re at it! Treat yourself… Read more »