Explore: Places to Go

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 »

Places To Go: Ride Guide For May 16 – 22, 2015

We’re halfway through May and there are some great events taking place this weekend and coming week. Cut down on money and the stress of parking by getting on board with us. – May 16 & 17 — Heritage Hill Weekend Tour of Homes The 46th Annual Heritage Hill Tour of Homes features eight restored private homes… Read more »

Places To Go: Ride Guide For May 9 – 15, 2015

With warm weather permanently on the forecast, there’s even more of a reason to ride the bus to events in the Greater Grand Rapids metro area. This summer we will be posting weekly updates to keep you informed about some of the happenings taking place throughout our service area. Here are some events happening this… Read more »