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The Musical Fountain

Address: W. End of Washington Ave at Harbor Drive, Grand Haven, MI 49417
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Ranked #3 of 16 Attractions in Grand Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Fountains, Landmarks
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Type: Fountains, Landmarks
Hours:
Fri - Sun 8:30 pm - 10:10 pm

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Detroit, Michigan
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195 reviews 195 reviews
22 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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177 reviews 177 reviews
56 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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6 reviews 6 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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6 reviews 6 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Musical Fountain show was pretty cool! It lasted about a half hour and you pretty much had a good view regardless of where you sat. There was an awkward pause towards the end and people started leave because there wasn't any music playing. We went over Labor Day weekend and the show started at 9:30 instead of 10- due... More 

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Wayland, Michigan
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64 reviews 64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We traveled to Grand Haven this past weekend. We have the privilege of hosting an Italian exchange student this year and wanted to show her our area of Michigan. The fountain seemed like a wonderful attraction. Being in my forties, I can remember traveling there multiple times with my parents. I am still impressed even today. The fountain is over... More 

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