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A Day To Remember AHL Calder Cup Finals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Calder Cup Finals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Calder Cup Finals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Calder Cup Finals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Central Division Finals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Central Division Semifinals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Central Division Semifinals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Central Division Semifinals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Western Conference Finals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Western Conference Finals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Western Conference Finals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 3 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Western Conference Finals: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 4 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Western Conference First Round: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 1 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) AHL Western Conference First Round: Grand Rapids Griffins vs. TBD - Home Game 2 (Date: TBD - If Necessary) Brandon Lake Cage The Elephant, Young The Giant & Bakar Creed, 3 Doors Down & Mammoth WVH Dierks Bentley, Chase Rice & Ella Langley Foreigner, Styx & John Waite Grand Rapids Griffins vs. Milwaukee Admirals Grand Rapids Rise vs. Omaha Supernovas Grand Rapids Rise vs. Orlando Valkyries Grand Rapids Rise vs. San Diego Pro Volleyball Greta Van Fleet Heart & Cheap Trick Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Hozier & Allison Russell Jordan Davis, Mitchell Tenpenny & Ashley Cooke Justin Timberlake Kacey Musgraves, Father John Misty & Nickel Creek Katt Williams Little Big Town & Sugarland Luke Bryan Nate Bargatze Phish Phish - 2 Day Pass Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Staind, Seether, Saint Asonia & Tim Montana Stevie Nicks The Black Keys & The Head and The Heart Tim McGraw & Carly Pearce Tom Segura

Van Andel Arena Seating Charts

Van Andel Arena - Brandon Lake Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Center Stage 1 Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Dierks Bentley Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Disturbed Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Endstage Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Endstage 2 Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Endstage GA Floor 2 Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Greta Van Fleet Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Hockey Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Incubus Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Jordan Davis Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Journey Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Justin Timberlake Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Kacey Musgraves Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Little Big Town Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Luke Bryan Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Monster Trucks Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Ringling Bros Circus Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Tim McGraw 2023 Seating Map

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Van Andel Arena - Volleyball Seating Map

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About Van Andel Arena

Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Van Andel Arena is an arena that first opened its doors in 1996. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority.


Van Andel Arena Seating

Van Andel Arena has a total capacity of 10,834. However, this number can vary for events with unique venue configurations. Also known as The Freezer on Fulton, it is an enclosed venue with a multi-surface playing surface.


Teams and Events at Van Andel Arena

Van Andel Arena is the home to the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL), the Grand Rapids Gold (NBAGL) and the Grand Rapids Rise (PVF). The venue serves as the stage for hockey, concert, basketball, football and children / family events, along with the ability to host many other functions.


Getting into Van Andel Arena

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Van Andel Arena? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at Van Andel Arena

Security at Van Andel Arena is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Van Andel Arena has a strict bag policy.


Van Andel Arena Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Van Andel Arena has a no-bag policy, except for small clutches not exceeding 4.5" x 6.5" x 2". Medical or parenting bags are allowed but require additional security screening. These bags should be entered through the ADA/Box office entrance on the far west side of the main entrance. Prohibited items include:

  • Outside Food and Beverage
  • Flash/professional photography
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Recording Devices
  • Tripods/Monopods, Laser Pointers, Alcohol, Illegal Drugs, Noise Making Devices, Fireworks, Flashlights, Skateboards, Rollerblades, Beach Balls, Cans or Bottles
  • Any item that could pose a safety hazard or restrict the enjoyment of other guests


What to Bring to Van Andel Arena

When you come to an event at Van Andel Arena, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Is Van Andel Arena ADA Accessible?

Van Andel Arena is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and the venue is also ADA compliant. Typically, Van Andel Arena has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


The Van Andel Arena Experience

Your experience at Van Andel Arena extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Van Andel Arena

Plenty of concessions are available at Van Andel Arena. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, hard seltzer, mixed drinks and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at Van Andel Arena

Van Andel Arena primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Van Andel Arena accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


Is There Wi-Fi Available?

Indeed, the venue provides Wi-Fi access. We suggest connecting to the Wi-Fi network immediately upon arrival, as cellular service can sometimes be unreliable.


How to Get to Van Andel Arena

Van Andel Arena is located at 130 Fulton Street West, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


Van Andel Arena Parking Details

Van Andel Arena has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for Van Andel Arena visitors. They are Fulton & Ottawa Parking Ramp, Monroe Center Ramp, City of Grand Rapids Ottawa-Fulton Parking Ramp, The B.O.B and 28 Ionia.


How Early Should I Get to Van Andel Arena?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Van Andel Arena, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at Ottawa Ave. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to Van Andel Arena

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Grand Rapids, MI (Greyhound Terminal) (Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA). This bus station is located 0.4 mi from the venue.


Closest Train Stop to Van Andel Arena

You can find the nearest train/metro station at Grand Rapids Station (440 Century Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA). This station is located 0.6 mi from the venue. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.


Van Andel Arena Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from Van Andel Arena, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.


Nearby Restaurants to Van Andel Arena

Van Andel Arena is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: CityFlatsHotel, Founders Brewing Co, Bistro Bella Vita, The B.O.B. and HopCat.

The Van Andel Arena opened in October of 1996 after the completion of a $75 million construction project. As you can see, the Van Andel Arena is not very old, and plenty of money has been put into making it a great venue for a wide variety of events.

For sporting events events, the Van Andel Arena can accommodate 10,834 fans. For end stage concerts the capacity increases to 12,858, and for center stage shows 13,184. Additionally, there are 44 luxury suites that add to the overall modern look and feel of the venue.

Overall, when it comes to mid-sized venues, the Van Andel Arena can hold its own among the competition.

FAQs about Van Andel Arena

What time do doors open at Van Andel Arena?

Doors typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at Van Andel Arena. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.


Are VIP Packages or Accessible Seating offered at Van Andel Arena?

Van Andel Arena VIP seating packages and accessible seating section locations may vary per event. Please click the seating chart below or contact our customer service department to discuss options for accessible seating or VIP package purchases.

Facts about Van Andel Arena

Capacity:

13,184


Date Opened:

October 6, 1996

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Grand Rapids Rise Apr 18, 2024 From $32 60
Grand Rapids Griffins Apr 21, 2024 From $23 355
Grand Rapids Griffins Apr 23, 2024 From $50 26
Grand Rapids Griffins Apr 26, 2024 From $50 26
Grand Rapids Griffins Apr 28, 2024 From $55 26
Grand Rapids Griffins Apr 30, 2024 From $55 52
Brandon Lake May 2, 2024 From $29 1,865
Grand Rapids Rise May 4, 2024 From $39 85
Grand Rapids Rise May 5, 2024 From $41 73
Grand Rapids Griffins May 6, 2024 From $55 52