Admissions


Online admission registration is CLOSED!

Athletes need to purchase an Opening Ceremony ticket to attend Opening Ceremony. An athlete credential (included with sports registration) will get an athlete into all sports venues and special events for free.

Opening Ceremony is a ticketed event for athletes and spectators. Please purchase your tickets in advance to ensure admission into the Van Andel Arena. Tickets, passes, and credentials can be picked up at Packet Pickup.

Limited amounts of Opening Ceremomy remain. Remaining tickets can still be purchased at DeVos Place.

Spectators can purchase onsite admissions, please see the onsite admissions policy below.


Athlete Credential | FREE (Included in sports pre-registration)
Athlete Opening Ceremony Ticket | $5

Athlete credentials will grant an athlete access to all sports venues andspecial events (except Opening Ceremony).Athletes must purchase a ticket to attend Opening Ceremony.Please note Athlete Opening CeremonyTickets are also included in the Super Pass.


Super Pass | $20
-Access to all special events
-Access to all sports venues
-One Spectator Opening CeremonyTicket
-One Athlete Opening CeremonyTicket
-Discounts at participating restaurants

**Purchase of a Super Pass includes one Spectator Opening Ceremonyticket and one Athlete Opening Ceremonyticket. While purchasing the Super Passes you will need to select the number of Opening Ceremonytickets desired. Super Passsales will end 1-2 weeks prior to Opening Ceremony.
*** Children ages 3 and up will be charged admission
Not sure what to buy? Click here to view the Admissions Help page.


Spectator Event Pass | $10
-Access to all special events (except for Opening Ceremony)
-Access to allsports venues.
Note: Event Pass does not include Opening Ceremony tickets.
* Children ages 3 and up will be charged admission


Spectator Opening CeremonyTicket |$15
-General Admission (Family, Spectators,etc.)


On-Site Admissions
Opening Ceremony(General Admission Ticket) | $20, if available
Opening Ceremony (Athlete Ticket) | $10, if available
Sports Venue | $5 per entry
Special Events | $5 per event
(Note: Special Events donot include Opening Ceremony)
* Children ages 3 and up will be charged admission


Additional Information:

​Not sure what to buy? Click here to view the Admissions Help page.

Deadline to purchase online:
Super Passes (not sold onsite): August 1
Event Passes: August 1
Opening Ceremony Tickets: August 1


Onsite: Event Passes and Opening Ceremony tickets will be sold at the DeVos Place during Packet Pickup if available.Please note a limited number of Opening Ceremony ticketsare expected to be available onsite.

Where to pickup:All passes and tickets will be available at Packet Pickup at the DeVos Place, click here to view packet pickup information.Tickets will not be available at the Van Andel Arena box office. Note: If your event starts August 2-3, please check the individual sport page for more information on packet pickup.

Who can pickup: All pre-registered Super Passes and Opening Ceremony tickets will only be released to the person whose name was provided as the registrant during the transaction. No person will be given tickets designated for another person without prior authorization. Proper photo identification is required (valid driver's license or passport) in order to claim your Super Passes and tickets. Your order confirmation number and/or email may also be required.

Opening Ceremony:Information on athlete parade lineup and Opening Ceremony enertainment can be found on the Opening Ceremony page. Opening Ceremony will be held Friday, August 4 at the Van Andel Arena. Show starts at 7:30pm.

Children under the age of 2 will be admitted into Opening Ceremony without a ticket provided that they sit on an adult's lap and do not occupy a seat.

Spectators and Coaches: Need to purchase a Super Pass or a Spectator Opening Ceremony ticket to attend Opening Ceremony.

Absolutely NO REFUNDS for lost or stolen Super Passes.