Located in the heart of Grand Rapids, Van Andel Arena provides the perfect balance of cosmopolitan flair and Midwest hospitality. This state-of-the-art 12,000-plus seating capacity arena is managed by SMG, the world leader in facility and event management. It is connected via skywalk to the 682-room Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, the 300 room JW Marriott and the 214-room Courtyard by Marriott. Its sound system features distributed sound clusters to provide even and intelligible sound throughout the Arena. Parking spaces for 1,200 cars are offered on-site with an additional 4,000 spaces within walking distance. Five loading docks provide easy access to the main floor.
Main concourse is 20 ft. wide.
The Van Andel Arena features five loading docks. Trucks have access to the main floor via a 20' x 18' overhead door centered directly behind the stage position. In addition, there is one loading dock door measuring 12' x 12' and three at 8' x 10'. Two of the 8' x 10' doors back up to levelers allowing trucks to be unloaded without the need for ramps or forklifts.
The Arena is equipped with one 10,000-pound capacity service elevator.