Free Helmets, Ice Cream at Grand Rapids Griffins ‘Bike Rodeo’ for Kids This Saturday
The Grand Rapids Griffins hockey team's bike rodeo is back for its second year, with giveaways for kids, bike safety checks, free ice cream and more.
Looking for something fun (and educational!) to do with the kiddos on Saturday?
Grand Rapids Griffins Bike Rodeo is August 5, 2023
The Grand Rapids Griffins Bike Rodeo is this Saturday, August 5, 11a.m. to 1p.m. in the Area 2 Parking lot behind Van Andel Arena (on Oakes St. SW). It's part of the Griffins' Put a Lid on It! program.
The Bike Rodeo is a free event for kids age 10 and under.
Parking is free for families in the Area 2 lot. You're invited to bring your bikes or ride them to the event.
What to Expect at Grand Rapids Griffins Bike Rodeo
Kids will get to learn and practice bike-handling skills and safety through fun stations staffed by the Kent County Sheriff's office and other local police. They'll be offering bike safety checks too.
The Griffins will be giving away free helmets, T-shirts, and bike flags while supplies last!
They do say that a parent or guardian must be present for a child receive a giveaway. Plus, get free ice cream from Kilwins!
Kids can also sign up to win a new bike!
There will be fun games too and also kids an also check the Grand Rapids Public Library's mobile library.
You can grab lunch too from the Los Jalapeños Food Truck as well, where items start around $4.