Arts, Culture and Nightlife in Grand Haven
The Grand Haven area is filled with a vast selection of great food, fine dining and memorable restaurants from romantic hideaways, sidewalk cafes, and neighborhood favorites to those serving up elegance, spectacular harbor views and downtown charm. You will find an abundance of fun things to attend including theatre productions, museum exhibits and festivals throughout the year.
Central Park Players
is a community theatre organization dedicated to providing high quality theatre at affordable prices to Grand Haven and the Tri-Cities area since 1959.
opened for business as an upscale art gallery with a creative and innovative coffee bar in 2001.
The Grand Haven Arts Festival
is set-up along Grand Haven's beautiful downtown.
The Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival
has become a premier event with attendance of over 350,000 people including the nation’s highest ranking Coast Guard dignitaries from Washington, D.C.
The Grand Haven Convention and Visitor's Bureau
offers a complete list of dining options.
Grand Valley State University
offers many performances, lectures, and concerts that are open to the public in Allendale and Grand Rapids.
The Harbor Restaurant Guide
lists the restaurants located on the water.
Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company
seeks to offer performances of Shakespeare's works to Michigan audiences in a variety of non-traditional theatre venues.
The Salmon Festival
is an outdoor, waterfront festival featuring live jazz music; gourmet salmon cook-off contest; fine art fair on the waterfront; Big King Salmon fishing contest; and more.
The Train Depot Museum
, situated on the banks of the Grand River in the former Grand Trunk Railroad depot, provides a glimpse at the past, a view of nautical heritage and a learning experience for all to enjoy.
The Tri-Cities Historical Museum
provides visitors an opportunity to look through the windows of time into the history of Northwest Ottawa County, including the communities of Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg.