Grand Rapids Showboat is a variety show with vaudville type performances. These performances have been given every summer, the last three weekends in July, for the past fifty plus years. The performances are colorful, with a variety of song, dance and skits. The show is all performed by local volunteer talent. The audience sits in stadium seating on the banks of the Mississippi River and the Showboat comes round the bend. The preshow on Thursday and Friday features Alisha Renee from St. Paul. Cassie Paine from Northome is a special performer in the show. On Saturday the pre-show is the Grand Rapids Area Male Chorus. Special guests performers are Kara Millerhagen rom Savage and Cassie Paine from Northome. Preshow starts at 8:30; Show starts at 9. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 seniors & students, under age 6 is free. On site concession and fresh popcorn! The cost is low enough for the whole family to come and enjoy!