Coast Guard Festival 2014

There’s so much to do and see in Grand Haven at the 2014 Coast Guard Festival as we honor the men and women of the United States Coast Guard. Join us from July 25th to August 3rd in Coast Guard City, USA to experience entertainment, fireworks, a carnival, parades, ship tours...

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Coast Guard Festival Blanket Policy

The City of Grand Haven invites the public to place blankets, chairs and other spot marking materials on all public property to reserve space for the parade and fireworks after 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August, 1, 2014. Materials placed before midnight will be removed by City crews. Please remember that...

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Recycling Resource Guide

Although curbside recycling will pick up paper, plastic, metal and glass products,  not all materials are suitable. If you find yourself with unused appliances, electronics, televisions, or household toxic waste, the Ottawa County Department of Public Health offers Grand Haven residents assistance in recycling each material properly. The Grand Haven Resource...

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Ottawa County Fair

July 23, 2014 / July 26, 2014
All Day
Ottawa County Fairgrounds

The annual fair near Lake Macatawa has all of the classic attractions like a carnival midway with rides, food booths, 4-H and livestock shows, demolition derby and off road racing, photography show, horse racing and more.

For the full event schedule, visit the fair's website at

Contact Information:
Ottawa County Fair Association
Phone: 616-399-4904

Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival

July 25, 2014 / August 3, 2014
All Day
Grand Haven - Various Locations

The Coast Guard Festival is a unique, premier 10 day national military festival, whose mission is to honor the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard. During the ten days of the festival, there are opportunities for all to attend and participate. From parades, waterfront entertainment, and fireworks, to the National Memorial Service, Street Dance and Kids Day the festival allows for reflection, celebration, and solidifying the historical relationship between the Coast Guard and Grand Haven.

Contact Information:
Mike Smith
Phone: 616-846-5940

Coast Guard Run

July 26, 2014
07:30 AM / 10:30 AM
Tri Cities Family YMCA - 1 Y Drive, Grand Haven

The Tri-Cities Family YMCA Coast Guard Run presented by North Ottawa Community Health System.

This is a family event with something for everyone and every activity level! Join us for the chip start / finish, US Track & Field Certified 10K and 5k courses that goes along the beautiful Grand Haven beach, the Tot Trot obstacle course (for ages 3-6) or the 1 Mile Family Fun Run. Bring your kids, strollers, grandma & grandpa to enjoy this quality, family event.

Contact Information:
Tri-Cities Family YMCA
Phone: 616-842-7051