Tuesday, March 14, 2017 @ DeVos Place

Signature Event & Dinner begins at 5:30pm; Show starts at 8pm


LaughFest is excited to welcome Howie Mandel to this year’s Signature Event!  Mandel has remained a constant force in show business for over 30 years. He is executive producer of many shows through his production company ALEVY PRODUCTIONS, which has produced the series Take It All and Howie Do It for NBC, Deal With It for TBS and Mobbed for FOX, among others. He currently serves as a judge on NBC’s hit summer talent competition series, America’s Got Talent, now in its 11th season with this being Mandel’s seventh season on the series.  Previously, Howie received an Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Host For A Reality or Reality-Competition Program” for Deal or No Deal and a Daytime Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Game Show Host” for the syndicated version of the show.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of entertainment benefiting Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids!

Table sponsorships begin at $3000 for a table of ten, and individual tickets are available for $250 for dinner and the show with all proceeds benefiting the free cancer, grief, and emotional health support programs at Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids.  A limited number of Individual Show-Only tickets are also available for $100 each.


Online ticket sales are now closed. For questions, please call Mitch Neubert at 616-453-8300 x111 or email mneubert@gildasclubgr.org.


* $150 of each seat is considered fair market value. A tax donation receipt will be issued for the remaining amount paid. (Tax deduction does not apply to $100 tickets.)


Things to Note: 

  • Physical tickets will not be issued for the Howie Mandel show. Ticket purchasers and their guests will check-in at the event and will receive their table or seat assignment at that time. The Signature Event Committee will be communicating with all ticket purchasers closer to the event to collect any additional guest names and provide other information pertinent to the event for attendees.
  • For those attending the show only doors will open at 6:30 PM for registration & cocktails.  Program begins at 7:20 PM with show following at 8:00 PM.