Coast Guard Fest kicks off in Grand Haven Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – The Coast Guard Fest is underway in Grand Haven. On Monday the Coast Guard ships sailed into the port where they will remain docked until the celebrations are at an end. The ten day festival started on Friday and will run through Sunday, August 3rd. The event features food, fireworks and much more, all to honor the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard. The main event is the grand parade which will take place on Saturday. You can learn more about the festival by clicking here.