Many U.S. Coast Guard members said it was “an honor” to be selected for this year’s parade and the Coast Guard Festival is the highlight of the year.
Fireworks lit up the night sky during the finale of the 2018 Coast Guard Festival on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. (Tribune photos/Bob Walma)
Tattoos tell the story of where a sailor’s been.
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.
National Coast Guard Memorial Service is at festival's core.
The Batters take home their fourth Coast Guard Softball title in five years with late-inning heroics
A new point was added to the city’s Walk of Coast Guard History on Friday afternoon during a special ceremony held in front of Grand Haven City Hall. This year’s point honor’s the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Escanaba, built in 1932, stationed in Grand
A look into what it takes to feed the men and women aboard the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Escanaba.
Here’s a rundown of most of the rides, from the perspective of four kids.
If nobody is at the marked spot, the city could remove the sheets or caution tape.
The mother-daughter team of Gretchen and Heather Sheldon have been committed to serving food at the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival for nearly four decades.
Harbor Transit will be halting some of its services on Saturday, Aug. 4, in response to the event-filled Coast Guard Festival day.
U.S. citizenship ceremony takes place on flight deck of Escanaba on Wednesday morning.
A one-man City of Holland firefighting team, backed up by three Grand Haven Township firefighters, took the 2018 Coast Guard Festival Waterball trophy Wednesday evening in downtown Grand Haven.
An increase in crowds for Grand Haven’s Coast Guard Festival means an increase in the police force and constant changes in the ways officers keep track of all the people in town this week.