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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  • It never disappoints with the lights, water and fun. We had a blast with our family and will be back next year!  more »
  • Love going to the musical fountain over the years. Have not been there in a while and was pleasantly surprised with the update to digital lights and more powerful music. We are able to do a couple of ...  more »
  • If you are in Grand Haven for the summer, you should check out the musical fountain. The fountain has recently been updated to include a helix in the show. The stadium seating is also being renovated ...  more »
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  • The very best 25 minutes you will spend in Grand Haven! This massive water, sound, and light experiences is truly unique and is the second largest fountain of its type in the world. Techies should read the production notes found on the fountain website to fully appreciate the behind the scenes details of how this show is constructed. Large bleacher style seating area on the river provides FREE optimal seating for several thousand guests, and can be easily found where Grand Haven's main shopping street meets the river. Fountain only active during shows. See website for showtimes and details on how U might be able to create a music playlist for a show!
  • Fun but doesn't start until little after 10pm in Summer. 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. its the 2nd largest musical fountain in USA. hope they can renovate a little and make it better. After the show is done the traffic is too much. be prepare for the late arrival at ur home.
  • It is a pleasure to see educational projects working within the community. Kudos to GVSU, their engineering students and Grand Haven city. For me, seeing how the Grand Haven musical fountain operated was a once in a life time opportunity and I am glad I had it! The new show is TERRIFIC!!!! Anticipate more good things to come!
  • Both times I've gone it has gone down. Seems interesting though.
  • You ruined it with your newest upgrade ... there is no swaying .... just straight up and down water color fountains

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