After more than half a century on the road, Elton John has decided it's time to hang it up, and put a final tour together, the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour, and Grand Rapids is one of his tour spots.

His farewell tour is a big one, kicking off September 8, 2018, with  more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australia, before wrapping up in 2021. Elton’s new stage production will take fans on a musical and highly visual journey spanning a 50-year career of hits like no one has ever seen before. The tour stops here at Van Andel Arena on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM.

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, February 2 at 10:00 AM. Ticket prices are $49.50, $124.50, and $224.50, and tickets will be available at the Van Andel Arena  and DeVos Place® box offices, online at, and charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. A purchase limit of eight (8) tickets will apply to all orders and prices are subject to change.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets in advance in North America beginning Thursday January 25 at 10 a.m. local time, through Monday January 29 at 10 p.m. local time. A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages will also be available for sale starting Thursday, January 25 at 10 a.m. local time. These exclusive offers can include premium tickets, on-stage photo opportunities at Elton John’s piano, backstage tours, limited-edition lithographs, custom merchandise and much more.

The ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour’ pre-sale is powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan (Ticketmaster’s fan-first technology, built to help artists combat ticket bots and get tickets into the hands of fans that intend to go to the event). Tickets for the tour will be available through registration using Ticketmaster Verified Fan. Registration opens Wednesday January 24 and continues until Saturday January 27. Pre-sale will begin Tuesday January 30 at 10 a.m. and run through Wednesday January 31 at 10 p.m. (all times are local); supplies are limited. Registration is required to participate in the TM Verified Fan Pre-sale. For more information and to register, visit

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