NO BAGS permitted inside the arena. Small clutches 4.5"x6.5"x2" and bags for medical/parenting needs allowed.
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Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is not an ordinary town. While visiting Grand Rapids for a concert, sporting event, theater show, convention or business trip, you may want to extend your stay. Grand Rapids is known for our trend-setting beer, food, art and music scenes. We are a wonderland of outdoor recreation and family fun. GR is easy to get to, easy to get around in and easy to afford.

Here are some of GR's latest recognitions:

  • #1 Best Beer City 2022, US Today Best
  • #6 on the 2022 Minor League Market Chart, Sports Business Journal
  • Expedia calls Grand Rapids, Michigan one of America's Super Cool Cities.
  • Grand Rapids has been voted Beer City USA in national polls and named Best Beer Town and Best Beer Scene by USA Today.
  • Forbes named Grand Rapids the #1 fastest growing economy in the U.S. based on Headlight Data.
  • Top 10 Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To, Thrillist 2021
  • Top 50 City for a Careless Weekend Trip, LawnStarter 2021
  • #7 Best Affordable Place to Live in the U.S., U.S. News & World Report 2021
  • #17 Best BBQ City in America, LawnStarter 2021
  • Top 30 Most Charming Small City in the U.S., TravelMag 2021

The local dining scene in Grand Rapids is more vibrant than ever with numerous delicious choices. You don't want to miss out on one of our locally owned and operated restaurants, breweries, cafes and more!

City Flats Hotel interior
There are numerous lodging options in the Grand Rapids area including everything from luxury options to budget friendly options.

Van Andel Arena show
Find out what is happening in Grand Rapids. We've got an endless supply of things to do in GR - and everything is close and convenient.

Grand Rapids
Getting to Grand Rapids and navigating downtown is easy, whether you are driving or using the public transportation.

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