- 06:00 PMGrand Haven Art Hop, Free Live Music
- Students Tell Local WWII Vets’ Stories in New Exhibit
- All DayGreat Lakes Kite Festival
- 01:00 PMTraditional Irish Music Session
- All DayCentral Elementary School Reunion
- 02:00 PMSunday Afternoon Concert Series: Folias Flute and Guitar Duo
- 04:30 PM1000 Books Before Kindergarten Kickoff!
- 06:00 PM4th Anniversary Party, Live Music by Karisa Sprite
- 12:00 AMKick Off to Summer Run
- 06:00 PMMemorial Church Service
- 09:30 AMMemorial Day Parade and Tribute Ceremonies
- 12:00 AMGrand Haven Offshore Challenge
- 07:00 AMSpring Lake Wooden Boat Show
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Memorial Church ServiceMay 24, 2015
06:00 PM / 07:00 PM 616.846.3575
Grand Haven Memorial Day Association invites our community to a special Church Service, Sunday, May 24th hosted by Rev. Randy Bremmer, 2015 MDA chaplain at Trinity Reformed Church, 1330 S Ferry Street, Grand Haven at 6:00 PM. Veterans organizations and their auxiliaries will be in attendance as colors are posted and volleys and sounding of TAPS will conclude the service.
Memorial Day Parade and Tribute CeremoniesMay 25, 2015
09:30 AM / 12:00 AM 616.846.3575
All units participating are asked to assemble no later than 9:15 A.M. at Franklin and 6th St. School children are able to march/ride bikes in the parade and will be the last unit in the parade. Parade commences at 9:30 AM Local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will hand out programs and poppies along parade route - Washington Ave. Immediately following the parade, a memorial service will be held at Waterfront Stadium, the public is encouraged to attend. Upon completion of the Waterfront Stadium ceremony the public is invited to take part in a shorter ceremony at Veterans' Memorial at the intersection of Y Drive and Harbor. Our final tribute will be held at the GAR lot (Grand Army of the Republic) at Lake Forest Cemetery to witness the firing of volleys and sounding of TAPS. City trolleys will provide a free shuttle service between venues.
Grand Haven Offshore ChallengeMay 29, 2015
Spring Lake Wooden Boat ShowMay 30, 2015
07:00 AM / 03:00 PM
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Spring Lake Wooden Boat Show has been held annually since 2004. For 2015 the show will be held at Mill Point Park in Spring Lake. This year marks the 12th year of the show! The event is always free to the public!
This years show is Saturday, May 30
9:00am – 3:00pm
Awards Ceremony at 3:00pm
Registration for boaters begins at 7:00am
A chocolate factory tour that’s worth taking…June 1, 2015
10:00 AM / 02:00 PM 219 N 7th Street Grand Haven, MI 49417 616.935.7740
Head out to Grand Haven and tour Chocolates by Grimaldi (http://www.chocolatesbygrimaldi.com/)! During this fun, factory tour you will have the opportunity to learn about the chocolate making process from pod to bean to delicious chocolate! Visitors will also be able to taste fresh samples right off the line, visit our production area, and get a close-up view of our vintage 1950’s enrober that’s just like the one that was used on I Love Lucy! Tours cost $3.00 per person and can be scheduled on Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Special times and large groups of 10 or more may also be accommodated. Call 616-935-7740 to schedule your tour.