Western Michigan Fall Tradition - Passengers are entertained during the journey by THE GRAND PUMPKIN, SCARECROW & LITTLE CROW!
Each paid child's ticket includes a free, locally grown pumpkin the kids can pick from our Pumpkin Patch at the end of the ride.
Children under 2 yrs ride free and also get a Pumpkin.
Saturday & Sunday
November 24 - December 23, 2023
The Coopersville & Marne Railway Santa Train returns with decorated, heated cabs and a 90-minute round-trip ride. Children can sit with Santa and receive a present, and hear the Storytelling Princess read "The Polar Express." The train, which seats 250 people and has an on-board bathroom, departs from the station in downtown Coopersville
Enjoy Hayrides at Fun Pumpkins, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch where 30 varieties of pumpkins grow. Pumpkins ready to be carved with faces for jack-o’-lanterns, stewed with spices, baked into pies, or stacked into decorative towers.
We depart historic downtown Coopersville on the dates and times shown on our calendar. During the journey, our friendly Conductor will talk about local railroad history and answer your questions.
This is a 48-acre park with the beautiful sandy shore of Lake Michigan along the west side and the Grand River along the north side. The park consists entirely of beach sand and provides scenic views of Lake Michigan and the Grand Haven pier and lighthouse.
For a great view of Big Red, visit Holland State Park, and walk along the boardwalk to the north pier (wheelchair accessible). Holland State Park is at the west end of Ottawa Beach Road on the northside of Holland. You can also view Big Red from Mt. Pisgah, where the dune stair case takes you 157 feet above sea level.
The historic Cappon House was the home of Holland's first mayor and local tannery proprietor, Isaac Cappon. Built in 1874, it is now partially restored to its appearance in 1900. Visitors to the Cappon House step back in time, immersing themselves in the stories of Isaac Cappon and his large family.
A palette of color awaits you as you wind along the entrance to Holland's treasured island. Tour up into DeZwaan, the only authentic Dutch windmill operating in the United States, grinding locally-grown wheat into flour, which you can purchase in the gift shop. DeZwaan sports a new deck and a restored grinding system.
Step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago, on a day when a festival came to town. Within this happy village, your family has many entertainment choices including Dutch Dancing, wooden shoe carving, rides, games, friendly farm animals, photo ops, food, drink and shopping. From kids to grandparents, the memories are endless.
Please join us in honoring those who have lost their lives serving our country at the annual Downtown Holland Memorial Day Parade. The parade starts at 9am, Monday, Memorial Day.The procession begins at the corner of 8th Street and Central Avenue and continues on to Pilgrim Home Cemetery on 16h Street, where a brief ceremony will take place.
June 23 - 25, 2023
The Annual Grand Haven Art Festival will transform the downtown main street into a chic, art gallery where you can buy beautiful artwork from your favorite artists. The Art Festival will provide the community and visitors with a unique opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind art, directly from the artist.
Hemlock Crossing offers 239 acres of woods and wetlands along the Pigeon River. Over six miles of trails meander through bottomland and upland forest, old pine plantations and along the river. Trails connect to Pine Bend County Park on the west end of this property. A pedestrian bridge and numerous overlooks offer scenic views.
Steamboat Park supports big rigs with large angled sites, paved roads and features 65 full hook-up campsites. Many sites are directly on the river with gently sloping shoreline and a sandy bottom. Watercraft are welcome at no extra charge. Guests may use our boat ramp and store trailers in our auxiliary parking area.
July 28 – August 6, 2023
The Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival is a nationally recognized festival that honors and respects the men and women of the United States Coast Guard. Hosting a festival that provides family friendly activities. Focusing year round on the men and women of the United States Coast Guard serving in the West Michigan area.
Held Saturdays and Sundays each October this is a Fall tradition that is not to be missed! Passengers are entertained during the journey by THE GRAND PUMPKIN, SCARECROW & LITTLE CROW! Very family friendly not scary.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 • 6:30 pm
Santa Claus arrives in Downtown Holland during the annual Parade of Lights, escorted by 75 floats, trucks, antique cars, walkers and marching bands...all decked out from top to bottom in thousands of sparkling lights! This brightly lit holiday procession is fun for the entire family and a holiday tradition for the entire community!
October 6-7, 2023
Pumpkinfest in Zeeland - Celebrating community, family fun, and fall activities for over 30 years! Pumpkinfest is a two-day event that features a number of free and low-cost events that can be enjoyed by all ages. Please feel free to browse our Events pages to see all the fun activities we have at Pumpkinfest.
VerHage Mitsubishi is located near downtown Holland, Michigan. Offering new Mitsubishi cars and SUV sales. Used car dealership. Full service of all makes and models for oil changes and more. Serving West Michigan for more than 100 years!
With humble beginnings as a cider mill in 2006 with a 5,000-square-foot building, Vander Mill began distributing their cider products in 750 ml. glass bottles in 2008 and in draft kegs.
Summer is too short in West Michigan! Treat your family to a power-boat, pontoon boat, sailboat, or jet-ski rental for an unforgettable day of tubing, skiing, and breath-taking sights on Holland's beautiful Lake Macatawa, and Lake Michigan too!
Hudsonville Pike 51 is owned by Steve Guikema and Ron Snider who are also co-owners of Hudsonville Winery. Pike 51 Brewery is the new on-site brewpub that is finally here. This has been a dream for many, many years. Steve and Ron talked about this back in the 1990’s while doing their own home-brewing.