Events start with live music downtown at noon followed by the 4th of July Parade down Main Street. Then the kids can have a ball at the annual carnival. Fireworks reflected over the harbor provide the grand finale – at dusk by the Beaver island Fire Department.
Theme: “Independence Day the Beaver Island Way”
Trivia of Interest: “Unknown to most is that the Beaver Island’s July 4th parade is a mile long and passes the same point twice. [Therefore] Beaver Island is the most patriotic place on the planet.”
Beaver Island, The Emerald Isle, is located in Lake Michigan, northwest of Charlevoix. Get there by ferry or plane from Charlevoix.