Explore: Places to Go

Places to go: Ride Guide for August 1 – 7

Kick off August the right way by enjoying all that Grand Rapids has to offer in terms of music, food, and fun. As always, we’ll drive. – August 1 —  Chefs at the Market Start your weekend off on the right note with a freshly prepared meal from chefs at the Downtown Market. Routes nearby: Silver… Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for July 25 – 31

Mark your calendars for the following transit-friendly events taking place throughout our service area: – July 25—  Amtrak Train Days All aboard! Visit the Vernon J. Ehlers Amtrak Station for a look into the past, present, and future of train travel. Routes nearby: The Amtrak Station is just steps awau – July 26 — Fulton Street Artisans… Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for July 18 – 24

Mark your calendars for the following transit-friendly events taking place throughout our service area: – July 18 —  Dark Side: The Light Show Visit the galaxy from the most comfortable seat in the house at the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s first planetarium production. Routes nearby: 7, 9, 12, 50 – July 19 — Fulton Street… Read more »

Places to go: Grandwich Edition

Foodies, you’ve got a full itinerary ahead of you! Grandwich, the annual search for the best sandwich in Grand Rapids kicked off this week. This year restaurants were asked to be creative while featuring local products. With nearly two dozen entries, consider letting us do the driving to the many Grandwich destinations throughout the city… Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for June 27 – July 3

  Mark your calendars for the following transit-friendly events taking place throughout our service area: – June 27 — Eastown Bizarre Bazaar Get your fill of local artists, potters, sculptors, and jewelry designers in the heart of Eastown. Routes nearby: 5, 6, 14 – June 28 — Kidstruction Zone at Grand Rapids Children’s Museum Dig up… Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for June 20 – 26

  Mark your calendars for the following transit-friendly events taking place throughout our service area: – June 20 — Founders Fest Just steps away from Rapid Central Station you can enjoy live music, craft beer, and good food. Routes nearby: Most routes can get you to Founders for this event, but please be advised of detours…. Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for June 13 – 19

Get on board and we’ll get you to great events this weekend and throughout next week. Mark your calendar for the following events in our service area: – June 13 — DeVos Place 10th Anniversary Open House Celebrate 10 years of DeVos Place with this free event. We’ll be there! Routes nearby: Silver Line &… Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for June 6 – 12

While summer may not officially be here just yet, festivals certainly have arrived. This weekend and coming week are jam-packed with events and activities. Enjoy! – June 5 – 7 — Festival of the Arts Finally! Don’t miss West Michigan’s celebration of the arts. Three days of art, food, music, and more. Routes nearby: Located only… Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for May 30 – June 5

Mark your calendars for a variety of transit-friendly events taking place throughout Grand Rapids. From soccer to cooking demonstrations, the week ahead has a lot to offer: – May 30 — Grand Rapids Football Club vs. AFC Ann Arbor Grand Rapids Football Club plays its first ever home game as they host AFC Ann Arbor. Routes… Read more »

Places to go: Ride Guide for May 23 – 29

  What do you have planned for Memorial Day weekend and the following week? Here are a few events to check out in the week ahead. Don’t forget that The Rapid will not have service on Monday, May 25 in observance of the holiday. – May 23 — Discovery of King Tut Discover the treasures… Read more »