City of Big Rapids

City of Big Rapids

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  • 226 N Michigan Ave.
    Big Rapids, Michigan 40307
  • Contact: Mark Gifford
  • (231) 592-4020
  • cityofbr.org

About City of Big Rapids

Big Rapids is most fortunate to blend the arts, recreation and culture of larger communities with the family environment of a mid sized town to create an advantageous City in which to live and raise a family. Many of the local amenities come from Ferris State University, a college of over 13,000 students, which is located along the southern edge of town.

Students, professors and educators bring a dimension to the community which encourages acceptance of newcomers and new ideas. The University, known throughout the nation as a training ground for both academic and trade pursuits, drives much of the economic success which thrives here.

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The Big Rapids Downtown Business Association is a network of downtown businesses and individuals who work together to encourage and maintain business health and vitality in Downtown Big Rapids.

Contact Us

(231) 592-4038

226 N Michigan Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Director Josh Pyles
jpyles@cityofbr.org

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  • Have you just taken a moment and really explored this mural in the back alley behind @oldpioneerstore_kilwins  and @artworks_br ? It’s a great masterpiece of so many quant aspects of Big Rapids. The colors are very eye catching. Next time you’re walking by, take a moment. #citymurals #downtownbigrapids #cascardo #cascardoart
  • Have you been down to visit Mitchell Creek Park lately? It’s a tranquil urban park located downtown Big Rapids, this park has had quite a facelift over the last few years. It’s a  perfect place to find some peace on a busy day. #mitchellcreekpark #downtownbigrapids #urbanpark #citypark #enjoytheday
  • Have you seen the new “Black Bear” by Ivan Iler? When you take a wander across the Muskegon river along the pedestrian bridge behind the Big Rapids Middle School you’ll see him midway along the bridge. He’s quite stunning. #festivalofthearts2019 #fota2019 #ivaniler #blackbear #sculptureart #bigrapids #muskegonriver
  • Kids day tomorrow (6/21/19) they will be there until 2pm. Come on down!
  • @cityofbigrapids has put out there seasonal potted flowers. It’s always so nice to watch these arrangements mature over the season. Thank You City of Big Rapids! #downtownbigrapids #downtownflowers
  • @gusmacker3on3 had quite the turn out for day one of the tournaments. We had so many folks from all over the state competing to move into the finals, which will be held downtown tomorrow. Come on down and cheer on your winning team! #basketball #gusmacker #downtownbigrapids #3on3basketball

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