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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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  • This fountain was cool at first, but then very repetitive. It had a neat Star Wars theme when we were there, but there were only a limited number of options with their patterns for the water and light...  more »
  • Very pretty and fun to watch. I also enjoyed the wide variety of music which was used in the show. Recommend watching and enjoying this show if your in the area. 
  • It's such a beautiful show that you and if you have kids I promise you they will never forget... For men out there if you are looking for something romantic this would be it.. 
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  • As a child going to the fountain was one of my favorite things. Now its something I love to bring my kids to.
  • Awesome lighting effects. I love the new anchor, but the music is really boring. Some upbeat music would make it so much better.
  • Great place to walk and enjoy the water. Connected to everything from downtown shopping to waterside peddlers.
  • This show presents a fountain with colored lights, that change in coordination with the music. The playlist varies by evening, and the show presents some interesting effects. There is bleacher type seating, or bring chairs or a blanket. The fountain is across the river from the stands, which are smack dab in the middle of downtown Grand Haven. Harkens back to old fashioned family amusement.
  • Fun, but it is a long night for kids and if you don't know the music it is not as much fun. But still good to do if visiting the town.