The Preferred Automotive Art Bike Parade and the Family Art Day FREE event features inventively decorated bikes on parade and interactive painting for children with participating ArtWalk artists.  Local restaurants and vendors will be providing Lunch, FREE of charge, at the waterfront.  Come one, Come all, Fun for everyone.

Preferred Automotive Art Bike Parade

  • Event Date: Saturday, September 24th
  • Event Time: 10:30 am – 3 pm
  • Check-In your bike from 10:30-11:15 at Washington & 3rd
  • Parade starts at 11:30
  • Public voting ends at 1:30 pm
  • Awards will be given at 2 pm

A parade of artistically modified bicycles will occur through downtown Grand Haven. The public is encouraged to join this parade with their decorated bikes.  The Parade ends at Waterfront Stadium.  Art activities and free lunch to follow immediately after the parade.

Bikes will be displayed at Waterfront Stadium at the end of the parade route, where public voting will take place. Ballots will be available at Waterfront Stadium.  Prizes will be awarded  for each of the different categories.

Categories & Winners

  • Ages 8 & under
  • Ages 9-13
  • Ages 14-18
  • Adult
  • Business

The 2016 ArtBike Parade has concluded! The parade began at 11:30 am on September 24th at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Third Street, and came to an end at Harbor Drive. A variety of beautifully decorated bikes took part in the event, and at 1:30 pm public voting decided the winners for each of five categories. This year’s categories included: Ages 8 and under, Ages 9 through 13, Ages 14 and up through High School, Adult, and Businesses or Organizations.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Preferred Automotive ArtBike Parade!

Ages 8 and Under
1st Place: Titus Kitchen
2nd Place: Vacarais Merten
3rd Place: Liv Smolenski

Ages 9 – 13
1st Place: Caleb Kitchen
2nd Place: Rachel Kitchen
3rd Place: John Bandstra

Ages 14 – High School
1st Place: Isaac Kitchen

1st Place: Ronda Russet
2nd Place: Yvonne Olmsted
3rd Place: Nijole (no last name provided)

1st Place: Main Street Grand Haven
2nd Place: Aldea Coffe

Family Art Day

  • Event Date: Saturday, September 24th
  • Event Time: 11:30 am – 2 pm

ArtWalk Family Art Day is a family oriented event where everyone can be an artist. Canvas squares, along with paint, are provided free of charge. Once done the canvas may be taken home, or hung to dry at the back of Waterfront Stadium, and picked up later.

Grand Haven Art Bike



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