A week long festival that honors and respects the men and women of the United States Coast Guard. Grand Haven is honored to host this annual event that combines people from all over the world with the local community to celebrate those who continue to protect all of us year round..... the incredible men and women of the United States Coast Guard serving in the West Michigan area. This is a time where we celebrate relationships with Coast Guard leadership and discover the history of the United States Coast Guard which fosters the theme of “Grand Haven – Coast Guard City, USA.”Find out more »
Let the Sales Begin!!!
It’s the Annual Grand Haven Main Street Sidewalk Sales. On Friday until 8pm and Saturday until 5pm, Grand Haven merchants will be offering huge savings! Washington from Harbor to Third Street will be filled with tents and tables offering everything from clothing and accessories to home goods and gourmet dog treats. …enjoy great savings on jewelry, clothing, and shoes for the whole family…along with home accents, toys, bikes, games and more! Shop ‘til you drop then take a break with coffee or ice cream. Try relaxing with lunch or dinner at one of our amazing food establishments located in the heart of Grand Haven Downtown. There is something on sale for everyone to purchase enjoy!!
The Annual Jingle Bell Parade takes place on Saturday, December 5th beginning at 6:00 pm in historical downtown Grand Haven. The parade begins at the Ottawa County parking lot on Franklin Street heading west to Harbor Drive, north on Harbor to Washington Avenue and east on Washington to Central Park for the lighting of the community Christmas tree. The tree lighting will include a carol sing with Santa and Mrs. Claus led as well as hot chocolate for everyone to enjoy!Find out more »
Community Ball Dropping Festivities followed by Fireworks on the Waterfront
The City of Grand Haven will once again have its very own ball drop at midnight complete with fireworks afterwards to be seen by all from the streets of Downtown Grand Haven ! Bundle up, bring your friends and family to ring in the New Year on the corner of Washington and 1st Street! Stop in your favorite local establishments in downtown Grand Haven and consider a bite to eat or a beverage of your choice to start off this awesome New Year's Eve tradition. It all happens at the stroke of midnight and will definitely be a night to remember.Find out more »