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03/14/2023 -

Michigan Hockey Fans of All Ages Can Enjoy the Best Part of Hockey: Overtime All-The-Time With 3ICE
3ICE's Second Season Returns to Van Andel Arena Wednesday, July 12, 2023

03/13/2023 -

03/06/2023 -

ASM Global Grand Rapids Partners With The Humane Society of West Michigan to Collect Donations
Dog Week March 13-19 Extended to Include Grand Rapids Griffins Dog Game

02/14/2023 -

02/14/2023 -

Grammy Award-Winning Superstars The Chicks Announce World Tour Coming to Van Andel Arena Aug. 17
Ben Harper set to Join as Support. Tickets on Sale Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10AM

02/06/2023 -

02/03/2023 -

Van Andel Arena Partners with Lions & Rabbits Center for the Arts to Create Custom Murals
New Installations Created by Local Artists on Display inside Van Andel Arena

02/02/2023 -

Quinn XCII Announces American Leg of "The People's Tour" Including Grand Rapids Date on June 10
Tickets for the Van Andel Arena Date Go On Sale Friday, February 10 at 10AM

02/02/2023 -

Chris Stapleton Coming to Van Andel Arena Friday, June 2, 2023
Tickets On Sale Friday, February 10 at 10AM

01/24/2023 -

Van Andel Arena Partners With Acrisure For Community Outreach Program
Grand Rapids Public Schools Students Attend The Harlem Globetrotters Game Courtesy of Acrisure

01/23/2023 -

01/19/2023 -

Grammy Nominated Zach Bryan Brings Burn Burn Burn Tour to Van Andel Arena August 7, 2023
Register for the Chance to Purchase Tickets Via Fair AXS

12/05/2022 -

DP Fox Sports Launches Women's Pro Volleyball Team in Grand Rapids
Pro Volleyball's Federation's First Franchise Will Begin Play in 2024

12/01/2022 -

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11/01/2022 -

Van Andel Arena & DeVos Performance Hall Collecting Thank You Cards for Troops
Fans Can Bring Cards to November Events to Enter to Win Tickets

10/24/2022 -

10/24/2022 -

The Harlem Globetrotters Return to Van Andel Arena on Sunday, January 22
2023 World Tour Tickets On Sale Friday, Oct. 28 at 10:00AM

10/10/2022 -

Michael B. Verhulst Appointed to Grand Rapids.Kent County Convention/Arena Authority
Experience Grand Rapids Appointee Sworn in at Friday's Meeting

10/10/2022 -

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10/03/2022 -

Jeff Dunham to Perform at Van Andel Arena December 29
Tickets on sale Monday, October 10

09/21/2022 -

2022 Minor League Markets
Grand Rapids / Comstock Park, Michigan Rank #6

09/20/2022 -

Grand Rapids Monster Jam Arena Championship Series East Tickets On Sale Now
The Most Adrenaline-Charged and Full-Throttle Family Fun Motorsport in the World Roars into GR

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09/01/2022 -

Grand Rapids Gold Announces 2022-2023 Season Schedule
Gold Looks to Kick Start the 2022-2023 Season in Their New Arena

08/31/2022 -

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08/08/2022 -

Van Andel Arena Hosting Pitbull 'Back In Time' For School Donation Drive
Donate School Supplies to Enter to Win Tickets to August 30 Show

08/01/2022 -

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07/12/2022 -

Keith Urban Adds Tyler Hubbard to "The Speed of Now World Tour"
Fall Dates Already Features Special Guest Ingrid Andress

06/21/2022 -

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06/20/2022 -

Royal Comedy Tour Coming to Van Andel Arena Oct. 29
With Comedians Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Arnez J & Lavell Crawford

06/08/2022 -

06/02/2022 -

06/02/2022 -

All Elite Wrestling Rampage & Battle of the Belts III Comes to Van Andel Arena
Friday, August 5th - Tickets On Sale Friday, June 10

05/19/2022 -

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04/11/2022 -

The Judds to Bring their Fall 2022 Tour "The Final Tour" to Van Andel Arena
Friday, September 30, 2022 with Martina McBride

04/11/2022 -

Pitbull to Take Over Van Andel Arena on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 in Can't Stop Us Now tour
Iggy Azalea and SiriusXm Globalization DJ's to Join in Grand Rapids, MI

04/04/2022 -

Shawn Mendes Announces "Wonder: The World Tour"
Grand Rapids Date for Friday, October 21, 2022

03/21/2022 -

Willie Nelson, Family & Friends to Bring the Outlaw Music Festival Tour to Van Andel Arena June 25
GR Date will Feature Jason Isbell, Nathaniel Rateliff, Charley Crocket & Brittney Spencer

03/14/2022 -

Olympic Champion Nathan Chen to Headline 2022 Stars On Ice Tour coming to Van Andel Arena
Coming Friday, May 12, 2022 Including Stellar Cast Featuring US Silver Medalists

03/11/2022 -

Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin to Bring The 'Kingdom' Tour to Van Andel Arena June 21
Featuring Special Guests Jonathan McReynolds and Housefires

03/11/2022 -

WWE Friday Night SmackDown Returns to Grand Rapids May 20th!
Tickets on Sale Friday, March 18 at 10AM

03/07/2022 -

02/28/2022 -

Brooks & Dunn Will Return to Arenas For the First Time in Over A Decade
Best Selling Duo of All Time Announce Reboot 2022 Tour will visit Van Andel Arena May 6

02/24/2022 -

3ICE To Bring North American Tour to Van Andel Arena
Set to play Saturday, July 2, 2022

02/23/2022 -

02/18/2022 -

Sting: My Songs Critically Acclaimed World Tour Adds Date in Grand Rapids
Sting scheduled to perform at Van Andel Arena on Saturday, May 7, 2022 with special guest Joe Sumner

02/14/2022 -

Kevin Hart Announces 2022 Reality Check Tour
Tickets for the July 16 Date at Van Andel Arena on Sale Fri., Feb. 18

02/14/2022 -

02/10/2022 -

ASM Global Plans Largest Job Fair in Live Entertainment History
First of it's Kind Targeting Countries in U.S., Europe, South America and Asia-Pacific

02/08/2022 -

The Lumineers Brightside World Tour 2022 Announces September 6 Date
At Van Andel Arena with Special Guest James Bay

02/02/2022 -

2022 Elevation Nights Tour Featuring Elevation Worship & Steven Furtick
April 27 Date at Van Andel Arena On Sale February 9

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01/28/2022 -

CHEER LIVE 2022 Comes to Van Andel Arena June 26
Tickets on sale Friday, February 4 at 10 AM

01/24/2022 -

Kid Rock Announces 2022 Bad Reputation Tour
April 16 Date at Van Andel Arena on Sale January 28

01/21/2022 -

01/18/2022 -

Slipknot Announce Knotfest Roadshow 2022
Tour Stops at Van Andel Arena June 2 with Special Guests Cypress Hill & Ho99o9

01/11/2022 -

12/20/2021 -

Katt Williams World War III Tour
Katt Williams set to Bring His World War II Tour to Van Andel Arena April 23

12/16/2021 -

City Approves Public Skating at Van Andel Arena
Open public skating begins December 20 with 39 sessions on tap over the next month

12/13/2021 -

12/13/2021 -

Multi-Platinum Selling Grammy Winners Casting Crowns Announce Healer Tour Van Andel Arena March 19
Presented by Compassion International, with We Are Messengers and Jonathan Traylor

12/10/2021 -

Jack White Announces The Supply Chain Issues Tour
April 10 Date at Van Andel Arena on Sale December 17

12/06/2021 -

2022 Stars On Ice Tour Coming to Van Andel Arena May 13
Nathan Chen Leads Stellar Cast of Olympic Medal Hopefuls Tickets On Sale December 10 at 10AM

12/03/2021 -

12/03/2021 -

Styx & REO Speedwagon Co-Headline Summer Tour with Loverboy
May 31 Date at Van Andel Arena On Sale December 10

12/03/2021 -

12/01/2021 -

Keith Urban Sets '22 For His Return to the Road and the Debut of his "Speed Of Now World Tour"
September 22, 2022 Date at Van Andel Arena On Sale December 10

11/15/2021 -

Journey With Very Special Guest Toto at Van Andel Arena May 4, 2022
Tickets On Sale Friday, November 19 at 10:00AM

11/03/2021 -

Skillet and Tauren Wells to Headline 2022 Winter Jam Tour
Theme "All Together Now" and $10 At The Door Admission Welcomes Fans to Van Andel Arena February 18

11/02/2021 -

Your Favorite Disney Characters Return to Grand Rapids
Disney On Ice Presents Mickey & Friends Is The Ultimate Journey Down Memory Lane With Mickey Mouse

11/01/2021 -

Van Andel Arena Collecting Thank You Cards For Troops
Fans can bring cards to November events and enter to win tickets

10/27/2021 -

Dierks Bentley Extends His Beers On Me Tour into 2022
March 3rd Date at Van Andel Arena on Sale November 5th

10/26/2021 -

Grand Rapids Monster Jam Arena Championship Series Central Tickets On Sale Now
The Most Family-Friendly, Action-Packed Motorsport in the World Races into Van Andel Arena in March

10/21/2021 -

Grand Rapids Welcomes Professional Bull Riders Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
Sixth Consecutive Season at Van Andel Arena January 28 & 29, 2022

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10/04/2021 -

New Kids on the Block Announce the Ultimate Party with The MixTape Tour 2022
Featuring Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue on June 16, 2022 at Van Andel Arena

09/30/2021 -

WWE SuperShow Holiday Tour Comes To Van Andel Arena December 12, 2021
Tickets on Sale Friday, October 8th at 10:00AM

09/27/2021 -

TOOL Brings Highly Anticipated Tour to Van Andel Arena on March 8, 2022
Tickets Available This Friday, October 2nd at 10AM

09/27/2021 -

Pentatonix: The Evergreen Christmas Tour Kicks Off November 27th
Stops at Van Andel Arena December 16 - Tickets On Sale October 1st

09/21/2021 -

09/20/2021 -

Country Superstar Blake Shelton Celebrates Local "Heroes" in Grand Rapids
Before His Friends & Heroes Tour at Van Andel Arena

09/20/2021 -

Ghost & Volbeat Announce CoHeadline Tour
February 16 Date at Van Andel Arena

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08/13/2021 -

Ben Platt Announces his Biggest North American Headline Tour
Tour Coming to Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena March 14, 2022

08/09/2021 -

In Real Life Comedy Tour Mike Epps Brings All New Show to Van Andel Arena October 16
With Comedian Desi Banks Tickets go On Sale Friday, August 13 at 10AM

07/26/2021 -

4x Grammy Award Winning Duo for King & Country Bring Christmas Cheer to Grand Rapids
With Annual Holiday Event | A Drummer Boy Christmas Tour

07/26/2021 -

07/06/2021 -

Michael Buble Back on Tour, Finally
Superstar Singer's 24-City Tour Begins August 13th

06/29/2021 -

06/17/2021 -

PBR's Velocity Tour Returns to Grand Rapids
Tickets On Sale Fri. June 18 at 10AM for August 21st Event at Van Andel Arena

06/16/2021 -

Jam At The Van Presented by Van Andel Arena and iHeart Media
High School Basketball Event Returns December 30

06/15/2021 -

06/07/2021 -

Judas Priest Announces Rescheduled 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour
Tour Makes A Stop in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena September 16

06/04/2021 -

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05/19/2021 -

05/06/2021 -

Justin Bieber Announces Rescheduled World Tour Dates
Justice World Tour 2022 Comes to Van Andel Arena

05/03/2021 -

MercyMe Announces Fall inhale (exhale) Tour
Tour to Stop at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids November 5

04/22/2021 -

Dave Matthews Band Announces Rescheduled 2021 North American Summer Tour
With a stop at Van Andel Arena November 6, 2021

04/07/2021 -

Eric Church In The Round: The Gather Again Tour
55 City North American Tour to Play Van Andel Arena

03/10/2021 -

01/22/2021 -

01/19/2021 -

Griffins Return to Play in February
Grand Rapids Griffins will Play 2020-2021 Season

01/07/2021 -

An Evening with Michael Buble Tour Rescheduled for Late Summer 2021
Tickets will be honored for the rescheduled dates

08/20/2020 -

Grand Rapids Symphony Announces Re-imagined 2020-2021 “Pathwaves” Season
Innovative concerts announced to reflect Grand Rapids Symphony’s commitment to continue its mission

07/23/2020 -

05/28/2020 -

American Red Cross of Michigan Blood Drive at Van Andel Arena a “huge success”
Up to 72 lives could be saved thanks to blood donations on May 26

05/11/2020 -

American Hockey League Cancels Remainder of 2019-2020 Season
Remainder of Grand Rapids Griffins Games Cancelled

05/08/2020 -

An Evening With Michael Buble Tour Rescheduled for 2021
Van Andel Arena Date Now February 23, 2021

04/22/2020 -

ASM Global Hosting Online Fundraiser for Coronavirus Response Fund
GM Richard MacKeigan to Get a Home Haircut If $2,500 Goal is Met

04/08/2020 -

We Miss You!
Stay entertained with the 117 Entertainment Instagram Live Series

03/13/2020 -

Events at Van Andel Arena, DeVos Place, DeVos Performance Hall to be Postponed
Previously purchased tickets will be honored at rescheduled dates

03/16/2020 -

Several Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour Dates Postponed
Van Andel Arena April 23rd Date to be Postponed

03/16/2020 -

Postponement of Monster Jam Triple Threat Series
Van Andel Arena New Dates TBD

03/13/2020 -

An Evening With Michael Buble Tour Dates Postponed
All tickets will be honored for the rescheduled dates

03/13/2020 -

Dan + Shay Postpone and Reschedule Spring Tour
Van Andel Arena Date Rescheduled for August 7

03/12/2020 -

02/27/2020 -

02/26/2020 -

Maren Morris to Embark on "RSVP: The Tour"; Concert at Van Andel Arena on August 28
"The Bones" Marks First Multi-Week Solo Female Country #1 Since 2012

02/24/2020 -

TOOL Announces Spring Tour Dates Following Sold Out Australasian Tour
Tour Comes to Grand Rapids on May 5 for Concert at Van Andel Arena

02/24/2020 -

Judas Priest Announce 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour 2020
Tour Stop in Grand Rapids Is Scheduled for September 21

02/18/2020 -

All Shows To Feature Sneak Peek of Dave Grohl’s New Documentary WHAT DRIVES US Tickets for Van An

02/13/2020 -

Def Leppard Announce Select Fall 20/20 Vision Tour Dates with Special Guests ZZ Top
Tickets for Van Andel Arena Concert on October 9 Go on Sale Friday, February 21

02/12/2020 -

Van Andel Arena Plaza Renovation Begins in Spring 2020
Construction is expected to finish by Fall 2020.

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01/22/2020 -

Grand Rapids Concert Date Set for June 29 at Van Andel Arena®

01/03/2020 -

Van Andel Arena® Closes 2019 as Billboard’s #2 North American Venue
Grand Rapids Venue is #7 Worldwide on 2019 Year-End Boxscore Chart

12/17/2019 -

DaBaby is Coming to Van Andel Arena for a March 8 Concert
Tickets go on sale Friday, December 20

11/25/2019 -

The Doobie Brothers Announce 50th Anniversary Tour
Featuring Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald, Pat Simmons & John McFee

11/19/2019 -

Post Malone Announces Runaway Tour 2020
Coming to Van Andel Arena February 12, 2020

11/12/2019 -

Country Icon Reba McEntire
Coming to Van Andel Arena May 9

11/07/2019 -

An Evening with Michael Bublé
Multi-Grammy Winner Adds New Tour Dates, March 31 Show at Van Andel Arena

11/05/2019 -

ASM Collecting Thank You Cards to Send to Our Troops
Bring a Thank You Card to Any Event in the Month of November

11/04/2019 -

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10/24/2019 -

Disney On Ice Presents Celebrate Memories
Take the Ultimate Journey Down Memory Lane with Mickey Mouse in Grand Rapids February 27-March 1

10/23/2019 -

Grand Rapids Show Added at Van Andel Arena April 23

10/21/2019 -

Fan Favorite Crowder to Helm Winter Jam 2020
Coming to Van Andel Arena on January 19

10/21/2019 -

PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
Returns to Van Andel Arena on February 1, 2020

10/21/2019 -

10/07/2019 -

10/07/2019 -

Dan + Shay Announce 2020 The (Arena) Tour
Tour Comes to Van Andel Arena Thursday, March 26

10/03/2019 -

Alabama Reschedules “50TH Anniversary Tour”
At Van Andel Arena for October 24, 2020

09/30/2019 -

Jeff Dunham: Seriously?!
Comes to Van Andel Arena Dec. 30!

09/19/2019 -

09/17/2019 -

Monster Jam Returns to Grand Rapids for an Action-Packed Weekend of Family Fun
Get Ready for Excitement with Monster Jam Triple Threat Series

09/17/2019 -

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09/04/2019 -

Bassnectar Freakstyle: A Day in the Dead Dark Party
Brings Two Unique Sets in the Dark

08/29/2019 -

SMG Chief Engineer Honored at QuiltWeek
Dave Broekstra presented with Quilt of Valor

08/22/2019 -

Alabama Postpones their 50th Anniversary Tour
Van Andel Arena Reschedule Date TBD

08/19/2019 -

Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2019
Christmas Eve and Other Stories comes to Van Andel Arena

08/07/2019 -

The Lumineers Announce 2020 Grand Rapids Concert
III, The Tour comes to Van Andel Arena February 11

08/07/2019 -

08/07/2019 -

"Imagine Nation Tour" Anchored by MercyMe with Crowder and Micah Tyler
Announces stop at Van Andel Arena on October 13

08/07/2019 -

The Black Keys North American Tour Let's Rock Tour
Comes to Van Andel Arena October 8

08/07/2019 -

Eric Church adds Grand Rapids Stop to Extended Double Down Tour
Van Andel Arena will host 2 dates October 4 & 5

08/07/2019 -

Miranda Lambert's Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour
Comes to Van Andel Arena with special guest Elle King Sept. 19

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