Festivals & Events

Grand Haven Main Street has a wide assortment of festivals and events year round! In January, there’s Wine About Winter, with local merchants showcasing art by Western Michigan artists, plus wines made by Lemon Creek Winery, 12 Corners Winery, Odd Side Ales, Grand Armory Brewing and other brands too. Later in the month, WinterFest offers all sorts of winter fun like sledding races, a polar plunge in the Grand River, snowboarding competitions and more!

Frozen in Time takes place on February 6, 2016, complete with live mannequins depicting “book titles” in storefront windows throughout the district.

Restaurant Week takes place February 19-27, 2016 and offers special priced lunch and dinner options at more than 20 Main Street restaurants.

In July and August, The Coast Guard Festival attracts people from far and wide. There are rides, food vendors, kids’ games and crafts, a 5k run and a wide range of other activities hosted by the festival.

Downtown shops spill out into the streets the 3rd Saturday of August for the Annual Sidewalk Sales.

In September and October, Grand Haven ArtWalk occurs, with two weeks of art competitions, public block parties, kids and family activities, and private galas, to name a few activities.


Halloween brings Downtown Trick-or-Treating on October 31,  hallowween

followed by Light Night (November 18, 2016) and Small Business Saturday (November 26, 2016).  2014-Nov21-downtown-1-9

Whatever your taste, there’s bound to be a festival or event that will pique your interest in Downtown Grand Haven any time of the year!

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