Grand River Transit offers free rides at certain times of the year, for special occasions and to promote our service.


GRT offers free rides from 11pm - end of service on the opening and closing weekends of Oktoberfest celebrations. There is also extended service on a number of routes and frequent shuttle service from some festhalls to terminals. The program is sponsored by Oktoberfest, Molson Canadian and the festhallen.

Learn more about Oktoberfest free rides

New Year's Eve

GRT provides free rides from 6pm - end of service on New Year's Eve. Extra trips are also added on a number of routes.

Learn more about New Year's Eve free rides