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The Van Andel Arena is a 10,834-seat multi-purpose arena, situated in the Heartside district, of Grand Rapids, Michigan. After a $75 million construction effort, the arena opened on October 8, 1996 and since has attracted over five million patrons. It is home to the popular Grand Rapids Griffins ice hockey team, the American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL's Detroit Red Wings. It was also the home court of the now defunct Grand Rapids Hoops basketball team, as well as the Grand Rapids Rampage, the city's arena football team.

As a concert venue, the Van Andel Arena seats about 12,858 for end-stage shows, and 13,184 for center-stage shows. The arena floor measures 85 by 220 feet (26 × 67 m). The arena features 9,886 permanent seats and 44 luxury suites, with the 16 luxury suites in the upper bowl seating 20, and the lower 24 bowls seating 15, and the others at 18. There are approximately 1,298 retractable seats at Van Andel Arena.

Television Programs

Date Event
August 27, 2001RAW
July 22, 2002RAW
October 31, 2002SmackDown
August 18, 2003RAW
March 25, 2004SmackDown
March 27, 2007ECW
March 30, 2007SmackDown
October 8, 2007RAW
May 13, 2008ECW
May 16, 2008SmackDown
April 25, 2012NXT
April 26, 2012Superstars
April 27, 2012SmackDown
November 21, 2012Main Event
November 23, 2012SmackDown
December 8, 2012Saturday Morning Slam
June 17, 2013RAW
June 21, 2013Superstars
January 22, 2014Main Event
January 24, 2014SmackDown
December 16, 2014Main Event
December 16, 2014SuperSmackDown
July 12, 2016Main Event
July 14, 2016SmackDown

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