Bob Skerbeck, one of the owners of the Skerbeck Family Carnival, said their partnership with the Coast Guard Festival has been really good, in large part because of Dan Guzek’s work.
Doug and Diana Sovis parked their fifth-wheel camper at the Covenant Life Church parking lot for 25 years so they could be in the thick of things during the Coast Guard Festival.
As we celebrate the 2019 Coast Guard Festival, we once again take a look back at the Coast Guard Festival as it was in 1964 through 1966. Enjoy!
A perfect summer day greeted hundreds of children Tuesday at the Coast Guard Festival’s annual Kids Day at Mulligan’s Hollow.
The typical fanfare of welcoming ships from across the Great Lakes to Grand Haven’s Coast Guard Festival was called off Monday morning amid choppy lake conditions.
Local police will be tightening down things on the first block of Washington Avenue as the Coast Guard Festival gets into high gear this week.
Updates and alerts will begin Tuesday, July 30, and continue through Saturday night, Aug. 3.
Chamber of Commerce says Coast Guard Festival brings in millions of dollars.
The annual Festival Idol singing competition has always drawn some of the top vocalists from the Lakeshore to Grand Haven’s Waterfront Stadium.
Two longtime local partners are back at it again for the 2019 Coast Guard Festival Run
The festival’s executive director, Mike Smith, presented the changes to the Grand Haven City Council on Monday, including shortened hours and new layouts.
The Coast Guard Festival carnival’s annual late-summer takeover of downtown Grand Haven is not likely to change, as city officials say alternative locations raise more challenges than benefits.
Grand Haven City Council debated the price of an elephant ear Monday while considering whether food vendors during Coast Guard Festival are stealing business from permanent downtown restaurants.
2018 was a “very special year” for the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival, said the festival’s executive director, Mike Smith.
Another new point has been added to the city’s Walk of Coast Guard History, a celebration of the U.S. Coast Guard and the legacy of Grand Haven as Coast Guard City, USA.