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Address: W. End of Washington Ave at Harbor Drive, Grand Haven, MI 49417
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A fun different experience

But you get what you pay for -- which is $0. It's fun to watch but the audio can be tough to hear some times. But, grab an ice cream and come by and watch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
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Detroit, Michigan
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Zeeland, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We were there for the July 4 fireworks. The music from the fountains was nearly unintelligible. The water display was ok. The fireworks were excellent for a small town display. They close the streets to allow crowds to watch.

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It's the last event for the family before putting the kids to bed. For adults once or twice is enough. Take a sweater or jacket it's colder near the water.

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Detroit, Michigan
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197 reviews 197 reviews
22 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

But you get what you pay for -- which is $0. It's fun to watch but the audio can be tough to hear some times. But, grab an ice cream and come by and watch.

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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183 reviews 183 reviews
57 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This musical fountain really is the same as it has been since I was growing up in this town in the 70s, so if you saw it back then, you do not need to stake out your spot on the grass to watch it again. It is still very cheesy, I'm sorry to say. There are many, many people who... More 

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Marshall, Michigan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A great way to end a fun summer day is to stay till dark, find a seat on the bleachers, and wait for a delight in light, sound, and water. Grand Haven has done a great job w/putting music, light and the fountain together for a show that all ages will enjoy. It only lasts 20minutes, so it's perfect!

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

After a walk on the boardwalk & a visit out to the lighthouse, enjoy a evening of music & colored lights at waterfront stadium. Some call it the "musical toliet" but it's amazing to see the water sway to the beat of the music. Usually starts just after dusk and last about 20 minutes.

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Grand Haven, MI
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

A very large musical fountain, across the Grand river from Grand Haven. Has many different lights and water flows/jets that move with the music, also has numerous songs. Sit in waterfront stadium across from the fountain and enjoy!

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Chicago, IL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This was such an unexpected treat - free concert - on the water? What could be better ?!?!!! The location offers bleacher seating or benches along the water - get an ice cream cone across the street and relax and enjoy the show. This is a nightly event - don't miss it.

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The fountain is just a cool thing to see. Its not to long and right downtown. The sound is great and the colors are fantastic. Amazing what they can do with water.

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

An historic reminder of entertainment with few bells and whistles. A great place to sit and eat your ice cream after strolling the Grand Haven Boardwalk.

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