GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) – Today, June 29, one of the most anticipated events of the summer kicks off on the lakeshore, and that’s the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival. Since 1924 Grand Haven has been hosting a nationally recognized festival that honors and respects the men and women of the United States Coast Guard. They do this by providing family-friendly activities year after year – it’s a party you won’t want to miss!
- National Memorial Service
- U.S. Coast Guard Auxilary Memorial Service
- Walk of Coast Guard History
- The Story of the Escanaba
Coast Guard Festival’s firework show is known as the BEST fireworks in West Michigan!
Two days of crazy pickle ball competitions, free lunch, and more.
Get a wristband for unlimited rides!
Fun, free, and parents love it, too.
Anyone can join in the fun, or join as a spectator!
You will see some beautiful cars at this show. Come and meet the proud owners who enjoy sharing a story or two.
Lakeshore Big Band, Matt Giraurd, “Festival Idol,” and more!
Everyone loves to dip their toes in the water during coast guard festival! And with this heat, you might just want to jump off the pier!
If you have a kid, or are just a kid at heart, make time for a boat tour.