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Ride The Rapid to These 5 St. Patrick’s Day Events

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day safely. Let The Rapid be your designated driver.

Grand Rapids has a lot in store if you’re hoping to don green clothing and a bit of luck as you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year! Travel responsibly this St. Patrick’s Day by letting us be your designated driver. And if you’re out later than we are, don’t forget that there’s always Uber to get you home safely.

Here are five great events to check out:

1. St. Patrick’s Day at The B.O.B.

Ride with us to The B.O.B. on Monroe for a day full of festivities on March 17. Starting at 2:00 p.m. there will be the Peanut Butter Porter bottle release, a selection of several craft beers and a great line-up of live music! There’s no cover charge for this event.

Rapid routes nearby: Route 1,4, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

2. Celebrate at One Trick Pony Grill & Taproom

Stop by One Trick Pony on Fulton on March 17 for traditional Irish fare, music, Guinness on draft and more! Grand Rapids natives The Willeys will even be playing a set.

Rapid routes nearby: Silver Line, 4, 14, 15

3. The Legion Green Party

Get your green on with the American Legion Family. They’re welcoming the public at the American Legion Northeastern Post #459 at 658 Michigan St NE for The Legion Green Party! Beginning at 12:00 op.m., stop by for slow-cooked beef and cabbage, $3.75 Guinness, Jameson and Bushmills. Karaoke will kick off at 4:00 p.m. and the Bimini brothers will perform at 8:30 p.m.

Rapid routes nearby: Routes 13 & 19

4. The Moxie Strings at Founders Brewing Company

Seeking a unique musical experience this St. Patrick’s Day? Check out The Moxie Strings across from Rapid Central Station at Founders Brewing Company on March 17. They’re set to play at 9:30 p.m. and you can expect an electric cello, 5-string violin, and more.

Rapid routes nearby: Almost all routes lead to Founders.

5. Irish on Ionia

Michigan’s largest St. Patrick’s Day street party is back for another year of fun. This all day event begins bright and early at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 19. Taking place on Ionia St., the street party will stretch from Oakes to Fulton and Weston to Commerce ending at 10: 00 p.m. Ticket prices range from $15-60. Don’t forget to purchase your tickets in advance!

Rapid routes nearby: Route 1, 4, 6, 9, 13, 14, 15

Have fun, be safe, and don’t forget to travel responsibly this St. Patrick’s Day.

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.