Sleep Inn & Suites
4284 29th Street, SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Phone: (616) 975-9000
Fax: (616) 954-6767
The Orbit Room broadcasts live performances every week by some of the top Hip Hop and R&B artists. DJ Hypnotique and DJ Sanouk have been resident guests at the Orbit Room along with lively acts, such as Hot Hot Heat and Aaron Carter. The best part is that there is no minimum age limit required for entry!
The Cultural Center at Grand Rapids has kept up with the times. Offering a wide selection of amenities from event spaces for weddings to trade shows and corporate meetings, some of the biggest events are held here. All rental rooms have modern lighting and sound equipment. There are also catering services, special events, workshops and much more held here. Call for upcoming events and reservations.
Financed through a public bond referendum, this unique venue was designed to foster community art. Seating over 1200, The Forest Hills Fine Arts Center features local productions and exhibits as well as nationally renowned artists. From Bruce Hornsby to the Peking Acrobats this center embodies a spirit of diversity. For information on upcoming events, visit their website.
Grand Rapids is a culturally active city and boasts many performance venues for concerts. Victory Venue is among the lesser known places and probably unknown from those who aren't clued into the local music scene. It hosts alternative rock shows by touring bands. Some of their previous listings are Lake Effect, Bridgeroom, Drifter, Diversions and Mouth Of The South.
This venue, built in the 1960s, hosts important business conferences and meetings. The center offers a choice of several spacious rooms, which are often used for lectures, fundraisers and banquets. Award ceremonies, such as the Michigan In-dustrial Education Awards, are often held here. People also visit the establishment for an occasional music concert. For booking dates and other information call for details.
Named in honor of its largest benefactors Jay and Betty Van Andel, this $75 million dollar venue features family shows, concerts, and sporting events. Seating over 12,000, the Van Andel Arena presents acts such as Disney on Ice, Kid Rock, and the NCAA Hockey Regional Finals. Van Andel Arena is an important business magnet. By hosting trade shows, conventions, and conferences the Arena is helping to revitalize the entire Grand Rapids region.
The sun is down, you need to unwind and you are in West Michigan. Well, wind your way to The Intersection, which has been offering the best of national and local live music through the years. You can dress casually, hold your drink and munch while you take in all the live entertainment. The front lounge is where a lot of the action takes place, but hey, don't expect big bands coming down here. All the amenities including the sound system are satisfying. To book tickets and for other information, log on to the website.
Rosa Parks Circle was designed by Maya Lin, the designer of the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington, D.C. In the summer, the Circle serves as a 13,000-square-foot amphitheater for festivals and concerts, and in the winter Rosa Parks Circle is converted into an ice skating rink.
Seating over 2400, the DeVos Performance Hall features concerts, comedians, and family entertainment. Located inside the DeVos Place, this venue is home to The Grand Rapids Symphony and The Grand Rapids Ballet Company. Entertainers include talents as diverse as The Moody Blues, Jerry Seinfeld, and Sesame Street Live. For information on upcoming shows, visit their website.
The DeltaPlex Entertainment & Expo Center is one of the finest locations to catch the best of events in Grand Rapids. It is also the perfect location to host any private or official function. Concerts, trade fairs, conventions, exhibitions, and even professional boxing matches are held here. The Turner Arena, the West River Hall, the Hillside Hall, and the Walker Ballroom are the four venues within the complex. For further information about tickets and bookings check the website.
Located in the Lowell High School, Lowell Performing Arts Center puts on shows throughout the year. From a Seussified Christmas Carol to Annie Get Your Gun, productions here are usually full of laughs and family friendly. Visit the website to know more about upcoming shows.
The park gets its name from the owners - Fifth Third Bank. Located in the suburbs of Comstock Park, it is home to the West Michigan Whitecaps. The concourse, which overlooks the field, is loaded with a variety of concession stands. The food selection is amazing. Live bands accompany the team and sometimes perform, which makes for a lively atmosphere.