The Arena District GR is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization that promotes inclusiveness and sustainability for businesses in the Arena District. Our collaboration exclusively creates awareness and support for collective growth of unique and distinctive independent restaurants, entertainment and cultural venues, located downtown Grand Rapids, the second largest city in Michigan.
GR's Got Talent is a regional, multi-day talent competition that seeks to discover and showcase the best performers in West Michigan.
Guests will experience a variety of live, one-of-a-kind performances and have access to the best in Grand Rapid's food and drink. GR's Got Talent will feature a special guest host and judges with entertainment backgrounds.
Registered individuals and groups will perform at the Auditions (anyone is welcome to attend!) for one of 24 slots in the Finale (12 youth, 12 adult) - Performers chosen to move on to the Finale will compete for cash and other prizes - First Place will receive $500 cash, along with an awesome best of Grand Rapids package, including museum passes, sports tickets, and items from your favorite GR spots! This will be an event unlike any other, so you don't want to miss out!