Sunset falling on DeVos Place
Landscaping outside the DeVos Place
Inside the foyer
Exterior windows of DeVos Place
Looking up at the DeVos Place exterior
Inside the DeVos Place
Looking up at the atrium
DeVos Place at night
DeVos Place exterior

The Ultimate Sport Show- Grand Rapids

The Ultimate Sport Show- Grand Rapids

Ultimate Sport Show Grand Rapids

Michigan’s finest tradition for the avid fisherman, hunter or outdoor loving family! Exhibitors will be at the show with the latest in outdoor gear, travel information and fishing boats. The features are famous: World Class Taxidermy, Antique Lures, Trout Pond, Hawg Trough, Woodcarvers, Fishing Simulator, Rock Wall and Fly Casting Instruction. Nearly 100 fishing and hunting seminars will be held on 5 stages, including “Lake Ultimate,” the 110,000 gallon indoor lake.


The first 250 attendees on Saturday and Sunday will receive a K&E Bass Stopper lure from Stopper Lures in Hastings.


2018 Special Features 


Marvelous Mutts

Returning to the Ultimate Sport Show–Grand Rapids by popular demand is the Marvelous Mutts Canine Spectacular. These rescue dogs are some of the world’s finest canine athletes. They’ll entertain the crowds daily with jaw-dropping tricks as they flip and fly through the air to catch Frisbees, or race through an obstacle course with breathtaking speed. Spectators, both young and old, leave the show with smiles on their faces… after they pick up their jaws off the ground.


Lake Ultimate

With over 110,000 gallons of water, Lake Ultimate provides the “ultimate” opportunity for seminar leaders to present from their rigged fishing boats while maneuvering across the water and fishing


Hawg Trough

The Hawg Trough is a 5,000-gallon aquarium stocked with native fish that seminar presenters use to demonstrate techniques and allow show patrons to see first-hand how lures work and how the fish react.


Fan favorites like the Trout Pond, Woodland Woodcarvers, Antique Fishing Tackle, Vintage Boats and Motors, Fish Cleaning Demonstrations and a Video Fishing Simulator return to the show. There also will be the popular Rock Wall for climbing, an ORV Certification Class (Saturday only), Turkey Calling Contests and a Turkey-Hunting Workshop.



Adult – $10 | Children (6-14) – $4 | 5 & Under – Free
Tickets available online now or at the DeVos Place Box Office during all hours of the show.

Discount coupons are available in the Grand Rapids Press and at Wendy’s.


If you are attending the Ultimate Sport Show on Saturday, March 17, please be aware that the St. Patrick's Day Parade will be taking place downtown that morning. Monroe Avenue will be closed from Lyon Street to Michigan Street from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM. Access to DeVos Place parking is available on Michigan Street. Click here for additional parking information.

Event Times:
Thu, Mar 15, 2018
11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fri, Mar 16, 2018
11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat, Mar 17, 2018
11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sun, Mar 18, 2018
11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Type:
Public Show
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