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Grand Rapids will captivate, charm, cheer, inspire, thrill and tickle you - whatever your entertainment preferences may be. Here's a quick overview of our most popular diversions.
Grand Rapids hosts musical acts almost every night of the week, in intimate clubs and huge performance venues. See superstars like Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift in Van Andel Arena, up-and-comers at The Intersection and The Pyramid Scheme, and local/regional acts at One Trick Pony and Billy's Lounge.
The Grand Rapids Griffins hockey team skates from October through April in Van Andel Arena. The West Michigan Whitecaps play minor-league baseball in Fifth Third Ballpark April-September. Berlin Raceway hosts NASCAR superstars April-September. And more than a dozen area college teams field teams in virtually every sport. Search our events calendar for sports events.
Watch the game on big-screen TVs at a downtown watering hole: Buffalo Wild Wings, GP Sports or Peppino's Downtown Grille. Or venture a little outside the city center to family-owned sports bars like Brann's Steakhouse & Grille and Vitale's.
Grand Rapids has earned the title "Beer City USA" thanks to such award-winning breweries as Founder's Brewing Co., Hopcat, Brewery Vivant and a dozen or so others around the metro area. Hit as many as you can on our Beer Tour!
Dr. Grins Comedy Club in downtown's The B.O.B. (Big Old Building) brings in nationally renowned comedians Thursdays-Saturdays. The whole city becomes a comedy club in March for LaughFest, a 10-day, community-wide festival of laughter.