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Time: July 4, 2012 from 1pm to 11pm
Location: Downtown Beaver Island
City/Town: Beaver Island
Website or Map: http://www.beaverisland.org
Event Type: holiday
Organized By: Beaver Island Chamber of Commerce
Latest Activity: Jun 26, 2012
1pm: Line up for the parade starting at Holy Cross Church. Cannon fire by John Works. Theme: "In Tribute to our Armed Service Men & Women."
2pm: The Big Parade and Island Airways Flyover, featuring the missing man formation.
The Kids Carnival follows the parade at a new location: Gregg Fellowship Hall grounds.
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.