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You'll find plenty of things to do after dark in Grand Rapids. Our downtown entertainment district puts you in the middle of a dazzling array of nighttime diversions: live-music bars, sports bars, brewpubs, comedy clubs, theatres and more. Everything's within a five-minute walk of your downtown hotel!
Use the search engine below to find nightlife options by category and location. The "Click to view mapped listings" button below the search boxes will map locations for you.
A stylish lounge & nightclub located on the lower level of the B.O.B. A microbrewery, featuring our own micro-brewed beer, live entertainment on weekends, billiards, games and traditional pub fare. MORE >>
Located in the heart of Eastown. Bringing the best live entertainment to Grand Rapids. Blues every Friday and Saturday. Also featuring open mic nights, jazz, R & B, rock, funk, folk and reggae bands. MORE >>
Outstanding food plus sports bar, plasma TV's, billiards, seasonal deck and live music* MORE >>
Enjoy one of our world-class beers, produced on-site, alongside a handcrafted sandwich in our taproom - a spacious beer hall where, on most nights, you can experience some killer live music. MORE >>
Come and enjoy live jazz music on Thursdays. MORE >>
Night club, live music.* MORE >>
Riverfront ambiance and our signature cozy atmosphere define The Landing Lounge. Enjoy weekday happy hour with great drink specials and a full line-up of entertainment starting Wednesday and Thursday nights with karaoke, live music every Friday and Saturday from local and regional artists, and "Sunday Night Funnies" every Sunday night. The Landing Lounge also offers a light fare menu during lounge hours. There is no cover charge and parking is free! MORE >>
Live musical entertainment in an exciting party atmosphere. Mojo's features a main floor duo of multi-talented piano players and a second story dance floor with a DJ spinning the latest in today's music on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Full service menu. MORE >>
Where good taste never ends, you know it's Noto's!" Noto's is not only a fine-dining restaurant, but a large banquet facility. The old world atmosphere of the interior speaks of quality and care. Noto's lounge has live music, a gracious but casually elegant dining room with a massive wine list recognized by Wine Spectator Magazine, and spectacular authentic Italian food! MORE >>
A great dining experience for office or social gatherings and one of Grand Rapids "Most Romantic" restaurants for evening dining. Located in the Theatre District across from St Cecelia's. Offering some of the best of local acoustic and national music acts every Thursday and some Mondays and Saturdays without cover charges. Live music* MORE >>