​​The Common Gentry Carriage Co.


Since 1990, the Common Gentry Carriage Company has offered elegance in motion. We offer horse drawn carriage rides for special events, wedding carriage rentals, and carriage rides - both in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan and in surrounding West Michigan areas. 


Here are some features of our horse drawn carriages:

  • They are professionally driven by drivers with years of horsemanship skills
  • All of our horses are trained for road traffic
  • The carriages have lights and turn signals, with slow moving traffic signs on the back of each carriage
  • Our horses are groomed and the carriages are cleaned to perfection
  • We are fully licensed and insured

Considering a horse drawn carriage ride for a wedding, Quinceañera, or other special event is not only fun for you and your guests, but provides a unique form of transportation to get you to your destination!


The Common Gentry Carriage Company offers you personal and
caring service before and during your special event. We understand the importance of your investment, and are willing to take time to meet with you to answer your questions, and discuss all the important details about horse drawn carriage rides.



Common Gentry Carriage Company

3665 15 Mile Rd.

Kent City, MI 49330

(616) 204-3190

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Connie and Tess getting ready for the Great Lakes International Draft Horse show in Lansing, Michigan. Tess and Connie placed Second Place.

About The Common Gentry Carriage Company

(616)204-3190

 Select from our luxurious packages to find the right fit for you:

  • The four passenger white vis-à-vis has charming little half doors, and is a popular choice as a wedding carriage or for other special events. This carriage will have you feeling like a king and queen on your special day.
  • The elegant hunter green wedding carriage adorned with flowers and ribbon decorations to match your wedding colors.
  • Also available are executive packages with either an elegant horse drawn wagon or town coach, and our horse drawn carriage rides downtown Grand Rapids.


Carriage rides downtown are also a popular choice for photo shoots, including engagement photos, senior pictures, holiday cards,etc. For professional photos of your special occasion please contact Photos by Bur'den.


Contact us today to discuss your upcoming wedding or special event, and to schedule a horse drawn carriage ride, wagon ride, or sleigh ride. We look forward to hearing from you!