Boyne City 4th of July Festival

28 S. Lake Street

Boyne City, MI 49712
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Event Start
8:00 AM  on  on Jul 4, 2020
Event End
11:00 PM  on  on Jul 4, 2020

Friday, June 29, 2018

6 - 9 p.m. - Stroll the Streets, free live music and entertainment all over downtown Boyne City

Tuesday, July 3

10 a.m.- 9 p.m. - "Bouncers and More" Inflatable Alley

10 a.m.-5 p.m. - 42nd Annual Waterside Arts & Crafts Show - Veterans Park Registration Form

1-3 p.m. - All-Class Reunion for Boyne City Schools, Veterans Park.

1 p.m. - Soap Box Derby School - Required of all kids who want to participate in the Soap Box Derby at 2 p.m. Tuesday. This will ensure that drivers have the proper skills to operate the derby car. On Pine Street between Park & East Streets. Info: 248-410-3632.

5-6 p.m. - Early registration and packet pick-up for 42nd Annual Independence Day Run Race, behind the Chamber of Commerce, 28 S. Lake St. Registration form.  Register online.

8-10 p.m. - Live music in Sunset Park behind the Chamber building.

Wednesday, July 4th

6:30-7:15 a.m. - 42nd Annual Independence Day Run Race Registration - behind Chamber building, 28 S. Lake St. Race registration form.  Register online.

7-10 a.m. - Breakfast at Eagles Hall, 106 River St.

7:30 a.m. - 42nd annual Independence Day Run - 2-mile and 10k races along the edge of Lake Charlevoix. Registration form.  Register online

8:30 a.m. Parade registration & lineup at the intersection of Franklin and Park Streets. Check back for registration form.

9 a.m.-7 p.m. Bouncers & More Inflatable Alley

9 a.m.-12 p.m. Eagles Auxiliary selling hot dogs, bratwurst and 4th of July trinkets at the Eagles Hall, 106 River St.

9-9:15 a.m. - Children's Bike & Costume Parade lineup at Early Education playground, corner of Main and Park Streets: judging at 9:30 sharp

9:30 a.m. - Pre-parade entertainment and Eta Nu Clowns – Downtown

10 a.m.- 5 p.m. - 42nd Annual Waterside Arts & Craft Show

10 a.m. - GRAND PARADE on Water Street and Lake Street. Begins at corner of East and Water Streets, proceeds west on Water Street to Lake Street, then north on Lake, ending at Family Fare Supermarket. Parade theme to be announced, check back for registration form.

10 a.m. - Boyne Valley Garden Club Pie Sale.

11 a.m. - Boyne City Rotary Club Chicken Barbecue.

11:30 a.m. - Kiwanis/Family Fare Supermarket Children's Pie-Eating Contest

Noon - 2 p.m. Kiwanis Children's Games.

1-7p.m. Live music in Veterans Park, three bands to be announced at 1, 3 and 5 p.m.:

2 p.m. - Commemorative Raft Race, Boyne River. We encourage you to throw water, not balloons, to keep our river and lake clean. News story.

2-4 p.m. - Soap Box Derby, Park Street at Cedar Street - contestants must first pre-register and attend Derby School at 1 p.m. Monday, July 3. Check back for entry form.

2:30 p.m. - Boyne Chamber's 30th Annual Duck Race in the Boyne River - chance to win $1,000, $250, $100, and seven $50 prizes. Purchase $10 tickets at Chamber office, 28 S. Lake St.

10:30 p.m. - FIREWORKS over Lake Charlevoix. Rain date is Thursday.

Reminder: Dogs are not allowed in city parks during festivals/special events.

* Handicapped parking available during the parade on Park Street between Boyne City Hardware and Pat O'Brien Real Estate and behind Park View Family Dentistry, corner of State and Lake streets.

Thursdays, July 5th

- Rain date for fireworks

Event Start
8:00 AM  on  on Saturday, July 4, 2020
Event End
11:00 PM  on  on Saturday, July 4, 2020
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