1pm: Line up for the parade starting at Holy Cross Church. Cannon fire by John Works. Theme: “Independence Day the Beaver Island Way.”
2pm: The Big Parade and Island Airways Flyover, featuring the missing man formation.
Fireworks at dusk by the Beaver island Fire Department.
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.