Request Blue Bridge Lighting

Want to recognize a cause or event by lighting up the Blue Bridge? You're in the right place to request active lighting.

Online

Check your eligibility

We use the Blue Bridge lighting displays to promote:
  • The City of Grand Rapids
  • Grand Rapids civic institutions
  • State and federal holidays
  • Public events of community significance
We accept community requests to recognize:
  • A specific cause
  • A specific event connected with Grand Rapids

Keep in mind that we're unable to accept requests to light the bridge for personal purposes such as proposals or birthdays. Make sure to submit your request 10 business days before the requested start date.

Step 1.Check your options

We have tons of pre-programmed colors for you to choose from. Request your favorite color or combination, the possibilities are endless!

Check out the Blue Bridge Color Palette here. You can also check out a video of the colors here. These are the standard schemes. Keep in mind that the bridge is blue so yellow lights will appear green!

If you'd rather, we can work with you to create a customized scheme.

Step 2.Decide when you want your lighting display

Determine when you'd like your lighting display to begin and end. We'll display your lighting scheme for up to 5 business days. 

Step 3.Prepare your payment

Standard schemes are $112. Customized schemes are $112 plus $60 per additional programming hour. We'll provide you with an estimate cost in the online application. Keep in mind that the real cost may be more depending on how long it takes to program your color scheme. We accept credit and debit (Visa and Mastercard)

Step 4.Complete the form

 

Step 5.We'll review your request

We'll check if your requested dates are available and contact you within 1 business day.

Paper Form

Check your eligibility

We use the Blue Bridge lighting displays to promote:
  • The City of Grand Rapids
  • Grand Rapids civic institutions
  • State and federal holidays
  • Public events of community significance
We accept community requests to recognize:
  • A specific cause
  • A specific event connected with Grand Rapids
Keep in mind that we're unable to accept requests to light the bridge for personal purposes such as proposals or birthdays. Make sure to submit your request 10 business days before the requested start date.

Step 1.Check your options

We have tons of pre-programmed colors for you to choose from. Request your favorite color or combination, the possibilities are endless!

Check out the Blue Bridge Color Palette here. You can also check out a video of the colors here. These are the standard schemes. Keep in mind that the bridge is blue so yellow lights will appear green! 

If you'd rather, we can work with you to create a customized scheme.

Step 2.Decide when you want your lighting display

Determine when you'd like your lighting display to begin and end. We'll display your lighting scheme for up to 5 business days. 

Step 3.Prepare your payment

Standard schemes are $112. Customized schemes are $112 plus $60 per additional programming hour. Keep in mind that the real cost may be more depending on how long it takes to program your color scheme. We accept check or debit/credit (Visa, MasterCard, Discover).

Step 4.Complete the form

Download and print or scan your form to submit.

Download the English version here

Step 5.We'll review your request

We'll check if your requested dates are available and contact you within 1 business day.

Phone

Check your eligibility

We use the Blue Bridge lighting displays to promote:
  • The City of Grand Rapids
  • Grand Rapids civic institutions
  • State and federal holidays
  • Public events of community significance
We accept community requests to recognize:
  • A specific cause
  • A specific event connected with Grand Rapids
Keep in mind that we're unable to accept requests to light the bridge for personal purposes such as proposals or birthdays. Make sure to submit your request 10 business days before the requested start date.

Step 1.Check your options

We have tons of pre-programmed colors for you to choose from. Request your favorite color or combination, the possibilities are endless!

Check out the Blue Bridge Color Palette here. You can also check out a video of the colors here. These are the standard schemes. Keep in mind that the bridge is blue so yellow lights will appear green!

If you'd rather, we can work with you to create a customized scheme.

Step 2.Decide when you want your lighting display

Determine when you'd like your lighting display to begin and end. We'll display your lighting scheme for up to 5 business days. 

Step 3.Prepare your payment

Standard schemes are $112. Customized schemes are $112 plus $60 per additional programming hour. Keep in mind that the real cost may be more depending on how long it takes to program your color scheme. We accept check or debit/credit (Visa, MasterCard, Discover).

Step 4.Give us a call

Call us at the number listed in the Contact Us section for help completing the application.

Step 5.We'll review your request

We'll check if your requested dates are available and contact you within 1 business day.

In Person

Check your eligibility

We use the Blue Bridge lighting displays to promote:
  • The City of Grand Rapids
  • Grand Rapids civic institutions
  • State and federal holidays
  • Public events of community significance
We accept community requests to recognize:
  • A specific cause
  • A specific event connected with Grand Rapids
Keep in mind that we're unable to accept requests to light the bridge for personal purposes such as proposals or birthdays. Make sure to submit your request 10 business days before the requested start date.

Step 1.Check your options

We have tons of pre-programmed colors for you to choose from. Request your favorite color or combination, the possibilities are endless!

Check out the Blue Bridge Color Palette here. You can also check out a video of the colors here. These are the standard schemes. Keep in mind that the bridge is blue so yellow lights will appear green!

If you'd rather, we can work with you to create a customized scheme. 

Step 2.Decide when you want your lighting display

Determine when you'd like your lighting display to begin and end. We'll display your lighting scheme for up to 5 business days. 

Step 3.Prepare your payment

Standard schemes are $112. Customized schemes are $112 plus $60 per additional programming hour. Keep in mind that the real cost may be more depending on how long it takes to program your color scheme. We accept check or debit/credit (Visa, MasterCard, Discover).

Step 4.Visit our office

Come to our office located on the second floor of the building address listed in the Contact Us section. 

Have a printer? Download the form to fill it out and bring it with you. This makes the process go faster. 

 

Step 5.We'll review your request

We'll check if your requested dates are available and contact you within 1 business day.