Posted in Places to Go on

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 a few blocks from Rapid Central Station, nearly all routes can get you close. Please be cautious about route detours. 

– June 6 — Local First Street Party
Get ready to drinks, eat, listen to music, create art and kick off summer. This is a free, family-friendly event.

Routes nearby: 1, 4, 9, 14, 15 & many more. View routes nearby.

– June 7 — Outdoor Farmers Market
Be sure to check out the vendors at this farmers market located at the Downtown Market. Don’t forget your reusable grocery bags!

Routes nearby: Silver Line, 1, 2, as well as within walking distance from Rapid Central Station.

– June 8 — Jazz in the Park
Located at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, this free concert series is a great chance to come together and enjoy the classic sounds of jazz.

Routes nearby: 7, 9, 50–please be advised of detours.

– June 9 — Live Music Tuesday at Bar Divani
Spice up your week early on with some live music.

Routes nearby: 1, 4, 6, 13, 14, 15

– June 10 — Egypt: Be Curious
Discover the culture of ancient Egypt at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

Routes nearby: 7, 9, 12, 50

– June 11 — Lambert and Stamp
Aspiring filmmakers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert set out to search for a subject for their underground movie, leading them to discover, mentor, and manage the iconic band known as The Who and create rock ‘n’ roll history. This film is playing at the UICA.

Routes nearby: Silver Line, 1, 4, 6, 13, 14, 15

– June 12– Ghosts of Grand Rapids Tour
While it may not be Halloween, take some time to learn more about the spookier side of downtown Grand Rapids with this guided tour.

Routes nearby: Silver Line, 1, 4, 6, 14, 15

Where are we taking you this week?

Written by The Rapid

The Rapid (Interurban Transit Partnership) is the authority that provides a variety of public transportation services for the Grand Rapids metro area and beyond. It is organized and operates under Michigan Public Act 196 of 1986.