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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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  • on our boat. Unexpected surprise. Had “ front row” seats. Light show with accompanying music, well done. Enjoyed it very much  more »
  • May daughter and I got ice cream and then sat on a bench along with the water and watched the show. It was a perfect night on vacation and I am so glad we got to see it. Will for sure go again when...  more »
  • Taking water and light to a whole new level. I've seen the Musical Fountains for most of my life. It is an absolutely wonderful place to go for the evening. The show itself is truly a magical experience. You can really see the time and effort they put in to pulling off a great show. Walk the pier and see the sun set behind the light house, then head over to watch the magic begin.
  • A good attraction to see if you've never seen it before. A fountain that moves and dances in time to music being played as it changes colors. The music changes so it's not always the same. It's free which is the best part. It has to be viewed from across the river in the downtown area so don't follow the current Google Maps instructions which lead to the other side of the river where the fountain itself is located but is a private Marina area which the general public is prohibited from entering.

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