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Coast Guard Festival Park & Ride

(Saturday August 5, 2023)

Coast Guard Saturday Park & Ride

On Coast Guard Saturday, August 5, 2023 Harbor Transit will be operating under Limited Service. View the Limited Service Policy here.

Enjoy Coast Guard Festival fun without the stress of parking downtown. For the 2023 festival, Harbor Transit is offering Park & Ride shuttles on Wednesday August 2nd, Thursday August 3rd, and Friday August 4th from 4pm-11pm and on Saturday, August 5 from 9:00AM-11:30PM. Please note that on Saturday August 5th,  the shuttle will not operate from 8:30pm until after the firework show.

Park your vehicle at any of the parking locations listed below and look for the Park & Ride signs. The shuttles will drop passengers off at 3rd Street and Columbus Avenue in downtown Grand Haven.

Please review our passenger rules and guidelines before utilizing our Park & Ride service.

August 2nd, 3rd, 4th Parking Location:

Harbor Island (near soccer fields)

Saturday August 5th Parking Locations:


Ferry Elementary School

Griffin Elementary School

Trinity Reformed Church

First Christian Reformed Church


First Baptist Church

All Shores Wesleyan Church

Ferrysburg City Hall


Coast Guard Park-and-Ride Hours


Wednesday August 2nd

Thursday August 3rd

Friday August 4th



HARBOR ISLAND ONLY (Look for signs by soccer field)


Saturday August 5th



Please note that shuttles will not operate from 8:30pm until after the firework show.

*Expect delays in return trip after the fireworks

Limited Service

Harbor Transit will be operating under LIMITED SERVICE on August 5th

Harbor Transit will take calls until 5pm on Friday, August 4th for Limited Service requests on Saturday, August 6th.

The Trolley and Beach Express will NOT be running on Saturday, August 5th.

Eligible Rides

Doctor’s appointments

Medical emergencies including dialysis

Place of employment (including babysitting)

Court appointments

Secretary of State Office (license expiring that day)

Day Care and Day Care Facilities

Pick up medical prescriptions

Physical Therapy

Mental Health

Auto Repair Services

Alano Club