Whether you’re planning a trip to Grand Rapids or you’re a seasoned local, you can find karaoke every night of the week at restaurants and bars all around town. 

When you’re ready to take the mic or just cheer on your favorite singer, here are a few suggestions from locals you might want to try.

Exterior view of Fulton Street Pub & Grill sign and front entrance.
A sign advertising Karaoke at Fulton Street Pub.

Sing the night away at Fulton Street Pub, a short distance from the downtown GVSU campus.

Photo Credit: Brian Craig for Experience Grand Rapids


Fulton Street Pub & Grill 

Thursday – Saturday, 9 PM

Fulton Street Pub & Grill is a fun bar downtown near the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Pew campus that is popular with students, as well as karaoke aficionados of all ages. It also has gaming machines and pool tables. You can also catch sporting events on its large TVs.

Kale’s Korner

Wednesday & Saturday, 9:30 PM

A classic dive bar, Kale’s Korner has pool tables and darts, although you can’t play darts on karaoke nights. It’s also known for its JELL-O shots and is cash only. If you forget to bring cash, there is an ATM available. 

The Last Chance Tavern & Grill

Saturday, 9 PM or after an MSU or U of M football game

Established in 1934, The Last Chance got its name from being a traveler’s last chance to grab a beer on their way south. Last Chance has a full menu and bar with a wide selection of craft beer. In addition to karaoke, it also hosts a team trivia night and a beer and hymns night once a month.

Exterior of Log Cabin in Grand Rapids
Log Cabin's Interior in Grand Rapids

Doing business since 1938, Log Cabin offers karaoke, live music, and other fun events.

Photo Credit: Brian Craig for Experience Grand Rapids


Log Cabin Cocktail Lounge

Monday & Wednesday, 8 PM

Another oldie-but-goodie, the Log Cabin has been around since 1938. It has a full bar, TVs, and a full menu. In addition to karaoke, on other nights it offers (beer) pong tournaments, DJs, and live bands.

Play Station Pub

Wednesday – Sunday, 9:30 PM

Play Station Pub is a West Side bar with a fun, friendly atmosphere, eight big TVs, gaming machines, and team trivia nights in addition to karaoke. 

A beer glass sitting on a menu at Z's which says "Join us for downtown GR's best Karaoke."
Exterior of Z's Bar

Z's Bar is located right downtown, walking distance to many hotels, museums, and other attractions.

Photo Credit: Brian Craig for Experience Grand Rapids


Z’s Bar & Restaurant

Tuesday – Thursday, 10 PM

Performers love Z’s karaoke stage, located in front of its large, circular bar. The atmosphere is cozy and welcoming, there’s patio seating in the warmer months, and it’s within walking distance to many downtown hotels and museums.

Flanagan's Irish Pub
Thornapple Brewing

You'll find karaoke every night of the week at various restaurants and bars around Grand Rapids.

Photo Credit: Experience Grand Rapids


Karaoke Every Day of the Week

In addition to these six fun venues, you can find karaoke around town at these establishments throughout the week:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

  • Stella’s Lounge, 10 PM
  • Lake Michigan Sports Bar & Grill, family karaoke, every other Sunday, 1-4 PM

Also, keep your eye out for the grand opening of K-Rok, a new Korean BBQ restaurant scheduled to open downtown by the end of 2020. It has the same owners as the Emonae Korean BBQ on 28th Street and is planning to feature karaoke.

As you can see, Grand Rapids has plenty of opportunities for karaoke and this list isn’t comprehensive by any means. We’d love to hear about your favorite places in the comments.

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