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Grand Haven Jingle Bell Parade

Grand Haven Jingle Bell Parade

The first Saturday of December brings the whole community together for the start of the Christmas Holiday!

Bring the family out to downtown Grand Haven before 6pm for the popular Jingle Bell Parade showcasing lighted floats, music and costumed characters brought to you by non-profit organizations & businesses. Following this excitement, the sound of caroling accompanies the lighting of the community Christmas tree in Central Park.

Don’t miss downtown Grand Haven as it comes alive on Saturday, December 3 from 6-7pm.

Call: (616)842-4499 for more information or visit www.visitgrandhaven.com for more events.

Wicked Grand Haven Historic Cemetery Tour

Wicked Grand Haven Historic Cemetery Tour

Discover the residents of Grand Haven of years passed, who were wicked and notorious through mysterious murders, crimes & more.

Weather permitting, all ages are invited to take part in this free tour, exploring the exciting stories of years gone by in Grand Haven. Meet at the Grand Haven Township Cemetery entrance gate located at 12604 168th Avenue on Thursday, October 20 from 6:00pm-8:00pm.

Go to www.loutitlibrary.org for more event information.

Dawn Patrol Breakfast and Fly-In/Drive-In

Dawn Patrol Breakfast and Fly-In/Drive-In

The Grand Haven Aviation Association invite the community to a family favorite this Saturday!

The community can experience a tantalizing breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage & juice/coffee or a hotdog, chips & pop lunch, along with flight demonstrations, music, children’s activities and more. Airplane, Biplane or helicopter rides will be available.

Admission is free, rain or shine to drive in or fly in for this great time at the Grand Haven Memorial Airpark located at 16446 Comstock Street on Saturday, August 13 from 7:00am – 1:00pm.

Call: (616)842-4430 or go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com & click on events for more information.

Sand Sculpture Contest

Sand Sculpture Contest

The Grand Haven, Spring Lake & Ferrysburg Chamber of Commerce invite residents & visitors to take part in this sand art building activity this Saturday.

After 2 hours of sand creating, individuals, teams & families will be judged and awarded prizes on their unique presentation.

Get your sand sculpture plans & tools in order.The Grand Haven City Beach is the place to be from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, August 13.

Go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com for more information.

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on Saturday

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on Saturday

The Grand Haven Masonic Lodge 139 invites the community the last Saturday of July to enjoy this Pancake Breakfast, while benefiting the Boy Scout Troop 246!

Start your family out with a tantalizing Pancake & Sausage Breakfast before heading down to the Coast Guard Festival.

Visit the Grand Haven Masonic Center located at 344 Fulton Street in Holland on Saturday, July 30 between 8:00am and 10:30am.

Cost: $5/adults, $3/children, 12 & under or $15 for parents & their children.

Go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com for more listed events or E-mail: mike@verduins.com for more information.

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center (Rainbow), a provider of academic-focused, early-childhood education with more than 120 centers across 12 states, recently celebrated its annual Summer Social with local families and special guest, Clarity Newhouse, professional race car driver.

Families that attended the event at Rainbow’s center in Walker, enjoyed interacting with Newhouse and getting an up-close look at her race car.  Doubling as a Mobile Science Lab, Newhouse’s race car provided young students an opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math during a fun, hands-on science lesson.

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

The State Park in Grand Haven comes to life with incredible kite performances this weekend. Don’t miss the fun!

For the 28th year, the world’s best kite flyers - individuals, pairs & teams will be performing continuously on Saturday, May 21 from 10am – 5pm & Sunday, May 22 from 11am – 5pm.

Kite enthusiast and their families are invited to experience different size kites with amazing capabilities controlled by professional kite handlers. There will also be an Open Flying Field to fly your own kite.

Grand Haven State Park is located at 1001 Harbor Avenue in Grand Haven, Michigan 49417.

Call: 1-866-428-2335 or visit www.mackite.com for more information.