Independence Day Events Around Northern Michigan

We have been working hard to bring you a list of events happening around Northern Michigan this Independence Day. 

Happy Independence Day from Northern Michigan’s News Leader!

Alpena County:

– Alpena Co. parade, July 4, 11 a.m., Alpena County Fairgrounds

– Alpena Co. fireworks, July 4, 10:30 p.m., Alpena Waterfront, Mich-e-ke-wis Park

– 17th Annual Thunder Bay Maritime Festival, July 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Antrim County:

– Central Lake fireworks, July 4, dusk, Herrick Athletic Field

– Shanty Creek fireworks, July 3, dusk, Shanty Creek Resorts          

– Torch Lake fireworks, July 3, dusk, over South Torch Lake

Benzie County:

– Beulah celebrations, July 4, 8 a.m. to 10:30 pm., Beulah Park

– Beulah parade, July 4, 1:30 p.m., downtown Beulah

– Beulah fireworks, July 4, dusk, Crystal Lake

– Crystal Mountain Family Carnival & Fireworks, July 3, dusk, Crystal Mountain

– Frankfort parade, July 4, 9 a.m., Main St.  Frankfort  

– Frankfort fireworks, July 4, 10 p.m., Lake Michigan Beach in Frankfort

Charlevoix County:

– Beaver Island parade, July 4, 2 p.m., Beaver Island

– Beaver Island fireworks, July 4, dusk, on the harbor

– Boyne City Festival, July 3 to 4, Veterans Park

– Boyne City parade, July 4, 10 a.m., Boyne City

– Boyne City Family Fun and Fireworks, July 4, dusk, Veterans Park

– East Jordan Freedom Festival, June 27 to July 1, East Jordan

– East Jordan Freedom Festival fireworks, July 1, dusk, over Lake Charlevoix

Cheboygan County:

– Cheboygan parade, July 4,10 a.m., Main St. Cheboygan

– Indian River parade, July 4, 11 a.m., Indian River

– Indian River fireworks, July 1, dusk, DeVoe Public Beach

– Mackinaw City celebrations, July 4, 1 to 3 p.m., Marina Lawn,  9 p.m. to Dusk, Conkling Heritage Park

– Mackinaw City fireworks, July 4, dusk, Conkling Heritage Park

– Mullett Lake Village fireworks, July 3, dusk, Dodges Point Road

Chippewa County:

– DeTour Village celebrations, July 2 to 4, Detour Village

– DeTour Village parade, July 4, noon, Ontario Street

– DeTour Village fireworks, July 4, 10 p.m., Frying Pan Island

– Drummond Island fireworks, July 4, dusk, the ball field behind Drummond Island Elementary School

– Paradise celebrations, July 4, 7 to 11 a.m., and 7 to 9 p.m., Whitefish Township Community Center

– Paradise parade, July 4, 1 p.m., downtown Paradise

– Paradise fireworks, July 4, dusk, over Whitefish Bay

– Sault Ste. Marie parade, July 4, evening, along Ashmun Street to Portage Avenue

– Sault Ste. Marie fireworks, July 4, dusk, downtown Ashmun Street

– Trout Lake Strawberry Social, July 1, 1 to 3 p.m., Township Hall

– Trout Lake Arts and Crafts, July 2, 10 a.m., Mini Park

– Trout Lake parade, July 2, 2 p.m. Trout Lake

– Trout Lake fireworks, July 2, dusk, Trout Lake State Forest Campground

Clare County:

– Harrison Demolition Derby and Fireworks, July 3, Derby 7 p.m., Fireworks 10 p.m., Clare County Fairgrounds

Crawford County:

– Grayling parade, July 4, 11 a.m., Michigan Avenue

– Grayling fireworks, July 4, dusk, viewable in downtown Grayling

Emmet County:

– Bay Harbor fireworks, July 3, dusk, over Bay Harbor Lake

– Harbor Springs Paul Revere three and 10 mile run, July 4, Harbor Springs

– Harbor Springs Art Fair, July 4, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Zorn Park

– Harbor Springs United Methodist Church Cookout, July 4, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., United Methodist Church

– Harbor Springs parade, July 4, 1 p.m., Main, State and Bay streets

– Harbor Springs Young American Perform Live, July 4, 3 p.m., Shay Park

– Harbor Springs fireworks, July 4, 10 p.m., over Little Traverse Bay

– Mackinaw City celebrations, July 4, 1 to 3 p.m., Marina Lawn,  9 p.m. to dusk, Conkling Heritage

– Mackinaw City fireworks, July 4, dusk, Conkling Heritage Park

– Petoskey parade, July 4, 6 p.m., Petoskey

– Petoskey fireworks, July 4, dusk, Bayfront Park

– Red, White and Brew, July 1, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Harbor Springs     

Gladwin County:

– Beaverton parade, July 4, 1 p.m., Beaverton

– Beaverton fireworks, July 4, dusk, Ross Lake Park

Grand Traverse County:

– Fife Lake fireworks, July 4, dusk, over Fife Lake

– National Cherry Festival, June 30 to July 6, downtown Traverse City

– Traverse City fireworks, July 4, 10:30 p.m., West Grand Traverse Bay

Isabella County:

– Red, White, BBQ and Blues Campout, July 1, 6 to 10 p.m., Gammy Woods Family Campground

– Soaring Eagle’s Stars and Stripes Spectacular, July 4 to 6, Soaring Eagle Casino

– Soaring Eagle fireworks, July 4, dusk, Soaring Eagle Casino

– Play on the Way—Red, White and Blue Day, July 1, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Coldwater Lake Park

Lake County:

– Big Star Lake fireworks, July 1, dusk, Big Star Lake

– Luther Logging Days fireworks, July 2, dusk, Mill Pond Park        

– Luther Logging Days Festival, June 30 to July 2, Luther

– Leelanau

– Leland fireworks, July 3, dusk, Hancock Field and Park

– Leland parade, July 4, 3 p.m., Main Street Leland

– Northport fireworks, July 4, dusk, Village Parks and Marina

Luce County:

– Newberry Parade, July 4, 10 :30 a.m., downtown Newberry

Mackinac County:

– Curtis parade, July 2, 12:30 p.m. Curtis

– Curtis boat parade and fireworks, July 2, dusk, Curtis Park

– Cedarville fireworks, July 4, dusk, over Cedarville Bay

– Mackinac Island celebrations, July 4, dusk, Windermere Point over the lake

– Mackinaw City fireworks, July 4, dusk, Launched over the bay at the State Dock

– Naubinway celebrations, July 2, 6:30 to 11 p.m., Naubinway Pavillion, July 3, 7 p.m. to midnight,  Naubinway Pavilion and Wyse Lawn Lake Street, July 4, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Naubinway

– Naubinway parade, July 4, 1 p.m., Naubinway

– Naubinway Thunder Over the Bay fireworks, July 4, dusk, over the Bay

Manistee County:

– Manistee National Forest Festival, June 30 to July 4, Manistee

– Manistee National Forest Festival fireworks, July 3, 10:30 p.m., First Street Beach, over Lake Michigan

– Manistee National Forest Festival parade, July 4, 10 a.m.,  west on River Street to First Street

– Up North on the Fourth fireworks, July 4, at dusk, over Crystal Lake

Mason County:

– Hamlin lake fireworks, July 1, 10:15 p.m., Camp Douglas Smith

– Ludington Freedom Festival, July 3 to 4, Ludington

– Ludington Freedom Festival fireworks, July 4, 10:30 p.m., Stearns Park

– Ludington Freedom Festival parade, July 4, 2 p.m., Ludington Avenue

Mecosta County:

– Big Rapids fireworks, July 4, dusk, Big Rapids Fairgrounds

– Chippewa Lake celebrations, July 1, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Chippewa Lake

– Chippewa Lake fireworks, July 1, dusk

– Chippewa Lake Boat Parade, July 4, noon to 3 p.m., East Bay General Store

– Mecosta parade, July 4, 6 p.m., down Michigan Avenue

– Mecosta fireworks, July 4, dusk, Mecosta Fairgrounds

Midland County:

– Midland fireworks, July 4, dusk, Chippewassee Park

– Sanford Lake fireworks, July 4, 10pm, Community of Christ Campground

Missaukee County:

– Lake City Greatest Fourth in the North, June 30 to July 4, Lake City

– Lake City GFITN parade, July 4,10 a.m., Lake City

– Lake City GFITN fireworks July 4, 10:30 p.m., over Lake Missaukee, M-66

– Falmouth fireworks, July 4, dusk, off Falmouth Heights Beach

Montcalm County:

– Crystal Motor Speedway fireworks, July 3, dusk, Crystal Motor Speedway

– Crystal Lake Summer Celebration fireworks, July 4, 10:30 p.m., over Crystal Lake

Montmorency County:

– Atlanta Lions Pancake Breakfast, July 4, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Briley Twp. Park Pavilion

– Atlanta parade, July 4, 11 a.m., downtown Atlanta

– Atlanta fireworks, July 4, dusk, Atlanta Schools

– Brush Mill River Days fireworks, July 2, dusk, Emerick Park

– East Twin Lake boat parade, July 4, 5 p.m., Lewiston

– East Twin Lake fireworks, July 4, dusk, Lewiston

– Hillman Mill River Days, July 1, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and July 2, 2 to 4 p.m., Brush Creek Mill

– Johannesburg parade, July 4, 11 a.m., Johannesburg

– Johannesburg fireworks, July 4, dusk, Johannesburg – Lewiston School

– Lewiston Parade, July 4, 11 a.m., downtown Lewiston

– West Twin Lake boat parade, July 3, 5 p.m., Lewiston

– West Twin Lake fireworks, July 3, dusk, Lewiston

Newaygo County:

– Croton Freedom Fest on the Causeway, July 8, 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Croton

– Croton fireworks, July 8, dusk, Croton Causeway

– Hesperia Family Fun Fest fireworks, July 4, dusk, downtown Hesperia

Oceana County:

– Hart Spark fireworks, July 2, 10 p.m., John Gurney Park Beach over Hart Lake

– Hesperia Family Fun Fest, July 4, dusk, downtown Hesperia

– Pentwater fireworks, July 3, 10 p.m., Clare County Fairground

– Silver Lake fireworks, July 4, dusk, Silver Lake

Ogemaw County:

– Rose City Parade and events, July 4, 4 to 5 p.m.

– Rose City Festival Fireworks July 4 at Dusk. Houghton Creek Park

– West Branch Parade, July 4, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., West Branch

– West Branch fireworks, July 4, dusk, M-30        

Osceola County:

– Evart fireworks, July 3, dusk, Evart Municipal Airport

– Evart parade, July 4, 11 a.m., Main Street, Evart

– Evart Party in the Park, July 4, after parade, Riverside Park

Oscoda County:

– Luzerne celebrations, July 1, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Luzerne

– Luzerne fireworks July 1, dusk, Luzerne

– Luzerne parade, July 1, 4 p.m. downtown

– Oscoda parade July 4, 11 a.m.,  downtown Oscoda     

– Oscoda fireworks July 4, dusk, Oscoda Beach Park east on River Road

– Comins festivities, July 3, 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Comins

– Comins fireworks, July 3, dusk, Skyline Event Center

– Comins parade, July 4, 11 a.m., Comins

– Mio Festivities, July 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mio

– Mio parade, July 4, 2 p.m., Mio

– Mio fireworks, July 4, dusk, Mio Pond

Otsego County:

– Otsego Lake boat parade, July 3, 3 p.m., Otsego Lake

– Otsego Lake fireworks, July 1, dusk, Otsego County Park

– Treetops Resort 4th of July Celebration, July 2, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Treetops Resort, Gaylord

– Treetops Resort fireworks, July 2, dusk, Treetops Resort, Gaylord

Presque Isle County:

– Onaway Speedway fireworks, July 1, dusk, 4624 M-3

– Onaway fireworks, July 4, dusk, at Horrocks Field

– Onaway parade, July 4, 12 p.m.

– Presque Isle Light Up The Sky fireworks, July 1, dusk, Presque Isle Harbor

Roscommon County:

– Houghton Lake fireworks, July 3, 10 p.m., view from K-Mart parking lot or Quest Fireworks

– Lyon Twp. Parade and Bike Decorating Contest, July 1, 10 a.m., Lyon Twp.

– Roscommon fireworks, 10:15 p.m., Roscommon Fire Training Grounds

– Roscommon parade, July 4, 11 a.m., Family Fare to the VFW Hall

– St. Helen fireworks, July 2, dusk, Richfield Twp. Park

Wexford County:

– Cadillac Freedom Festival, June 30 to July 2, Cadillac

– Cadillac fireworks, July 2, dusk, Cadillac City Park

– Cadillac parade, July 1, 10 a.m., downtown Cadillac