The Musical Fountain, Grand Haven

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The Grand Haven Musical Fountain is a synchronized water and light show accompanied with music of all varieties. Each 20-minute show features a different theme. Different shows play daily at sunset from Memorial Day thru Labor Day; Fridays and Saturdays only in May and September. Best viewed from Waterfront Stadium; however the Fountain can be easily experienced 1/4 mile either side on the Grand Haven Boardwalk. Built in 1964, it is the world's largest Musical Fountain of its kind with the only fountain comparable fountain being those at the Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas, NV.

Grand Haven Musical Fountain 2015 Season Schedule*

2015 Schedule of Start Times

10:00 p.m.

May 15th & 16th, and May 22nd through June 11th .

10:10 p.m.

From June 12th through July 9th.

10:00 p.m.

From July 10th through August 6th.

9:50 p.m.

From August 7th through August 20th.

9:30 p.m.

From August 21st through September 7th.

9:00 p.m.

September 11th & 12th.

8:30 p.m.

September 18th & 19th, 25th & 26th.

All starting times are approximate and have been determined by selecting the very best time for viewing based upon darkness behind Dewey Hill.

*Schedule as of May 27th, 2015

All starting times have been determined by selecting the very best time for viewing based upon darkness behind Dewey Hill.

A variety of titles and themes are presented daily for a 20 minute presentation. Waterfront events may alter the Fountain schedule.

For information regarding the program schedule, please contact the Grand Haven Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at 616-842-4499.
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  • Enjoy the new installed system, it’s like the bellagio fountains but with colors and absolutely synched to the music. Expect boats cruising around, nice people. Very nice place to spend an evening wit...  more »
  • Walked over this Friday evening to see "The GH Musical Fountain " music was much better than expected,lights seemed brighter and a little more in tune with the water and sound. If visiting the area it...  more »
  • Did a Friday night showing with friends , the fountains lacked the dynamic visual and aural of the bellaigio in Vegas the music was a bit poor , classical might have worked better instead of pop , won...  more »
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  • Fun but doesn't start until little after 10pm. Makes for a long night with younger just trying to get to 10pm. Music was average, fountain was cool but after five minutes not much changes other than the music.
  • Went for Disney night. It was a nice setting with the bleachers to sit on. Kids loved it!
  • Great night of listening to music with the flow of water. The show was great. It was campy fun.
  • It's a perfect place to bring that special someone. Grab a blanket, walk the pier, watch the sunset, and then walk back to the fountain to top off your evening!
  • Perfect way to end the day. Great fountain shows with themed music and community atmosphere.

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