Local firefighters and Coast Guard crews from the U.S. and Canada competed for the annual Coast Guard Festival Waterball trophy on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Photos by Becky Vargo
Parade, fireworks show cap off Coast Guard Festival 2017
Saturday's fireworks show put an exclamation point on the 2017 Coast Guard Festival.
Beautiful weather and huge crowds made for a memorable day at Saturday's Coast Guard Festival Grand Parade.
The Grand Haven Department of Public Safety has provided maps to aid residents and visitors leaving the city after tonight’s fireworks.
Adm. Paul F. Zukunft became part of history when the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival Committee presented him with a Coast Guard-themed Hollywood-style star plaque and nameplate embedded in the sidewalk brick off Washington Avenue outside City Hall on Friday.
Shoppers used umbrellas and raincoats to try stay dry as they visited the vendors filling the park for the Coast Guard Festival Craft Fair, which continues today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Inclement weather forces National Coast Guard Memorial Service to move to deck of Mackinaw on Friday afternoon.
The fireworks over Dewey Hill marks a thrilling conclusion to the annual Coast Guard Festival, dazzling the thousands who pack downtown to watch the pyrotechnic display.
Images from the Coast Guard Festival 2017 softball tournament finals between the three-time defending champion Master Batter and the Alameda Eagles.
The Coast Guard Festival Craft Fair runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Central Park.
Groups camp out to mark spots for festival’s parade and fireworks.
The Coast Guard Festival carnival started Tuesday and continues today (Friday), 2-11 p.m., and Saturday beginning at 11:30 a.m. until 1 a.m. Sunday.
The Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival gives people the chance to get an up-close and personal look at life on the water with the ship tours.