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Ride your bike to Grand Rapids Clips: Beer and Film Tour

The event at Ah-Nab-Awen Park will screen short films, with beer from New Belgium and food from The Organic Gypsy and Spoonlickers.
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Additional Information

Those planning to join the event are encouraged to RSVP on Facebook.

A bike valet is available for those riding their bikes to the event.

Attendees are encouraged bring blankets and chairs.

Leashed dogs are welcome- so if you bring your dog, be sure they are leashed.  


Learn more about the Grand Rapids Bike Coalition here.

Fat Bike

Fat Bike /Courtesy of GGRBC

Custom Cruiser

Custom Cruiser /courtesy of GGRBC

A bike and beer inspired picnic and outdoor film screening will take over Ah Nab Awen Park in front of the Gerald R. Ford Museum this Friday, June 21, from 8:30- 11:30 p.m. 

New Belgium beers will be available for purchase at the picnic-style event, with 18 of the brewing company’s craft beers on tap, including "Lips of Faith." The event is part of a series touring over 20 cities.

Food trucks The Organic Gypsy and Spoonlickers will also be on hand for picnickers to purchase food at the event.

A Grand Rapids-inspired short film will play on the lawn at 10 p.m., followed by a 90 minute highlight reel of the national Clips film competition. Creative films will highlight craft beer, advocacy/activism, humor, culture, adventure, art and fun.

A raffle will feature two custom built bikes, one provided by New Belgium Brewing Company accompanied by a fat bike made locally on a 616 Bicycle Fabrication frame and fork by Freewheeler Bike Shop, valued at an estimated $4,000. Raffle tickets can be purchased for $5 at Central District Cyclery, The Freewheeler Bike Shop or Ada Bike Shop or during the event.  

Proceeds from the event and raffle will be donated to the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition, dedicated to providing more bike lanes for cyclists, not only encourage more citizens to bike, but to provide a safer biking environment.

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