Opening Night Party
Gates Open @ 6 pm / $10 at the door (included with the following festival passes: Patron Pass, FastPass, Super Pass)
Downtown Saugatuck: Coghlin Park (corner of Culver & Griffith Streets)
Food and drinks, including a selection of speciality crafted drafts from the Beer Garden, will be available for purchase. (NO coolers, picnic baskets, food or alcohol allowed to be brought in or out)
FEATURED MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY:
Shaggy, the Jamaican-born recording artist is best known for his 1995 mega-hit single “Boombastic.” He followed his mid-’90s success with the 2001 Grammy-winning album “Hot Shot”, which included number-one singles “It Wasn’t Me” and “Angel”. His current single “Sugar Cane” is climbing the charts and looks to be another smash hit. The artist, touring on his 2011 release “Shaggy & Friends”, is well known for his unique blend of reggae and rap and his dynamic performance style that is certain to get the annual Festival started in a high-energy fashion.
Other musical performances by:
The Fainting Generals from Grand Rapids
Delilah DeWylde & the Lost Boys from Saugatuck
Garrett Borns from Grand Haven
Outdoor Screening at Dusk:
COMEDIC SHORTS PROGRAM featuring a hilarious collection of some of this year's funniest comedy short films. A must-see!!
Special appearance by “Survivor: Nicaragua” winner Judson “Fabio” Birza, and other surprise celebrity guests in attendance!