Boyne City's July 4th Celebration

July 2-4

Family fun with music, food, fireworks--even a duck race! Begin the day with a run along Lake Charlevoix and end it with fireworks with food, fun, and more in between!

July 2

4:30-6:30 pm Live Radio Remote with Lite 96.3, Sunset Park
6-9pm Stroll the Streets: Ten bands, face painting, balloon twisting, magician and more.

July 3

8am-12pm Boyne City Farmers Market, Veteran's Memorial Park
10am-5pm 45th Annual Waterside Art & Craft Fair + Food Trucks, Veteran's Memorial Park
10am-6pm Bounce Houses & Mechanical Bull: $10 Bracelets, Veteran's Memorial Park
11am-1:30pm Patriotic Boat Parade. Line up at East Jordan City Marina at 11am, boat through Boyne City at noon, and end at Charlevoix at 1:30
11am-4pm Cornhole Tournament supporting Waterfront Field of Dreams, Sunset Park
4-6pm Packet Pick-up for 45th Annual Independence Day Run

July 4

6:30-7:15am Packet Pick-up ​for 45th Annual Independence Day Run, Peninsula Park
​Online Registration
7-10am Independence Day Breakfast: ​$8 All-You-Can-Eat, FOE Eagles Hall 106 River St.
7:30am 45th Annual Independence Day Run: Two Mile FUN Run along beautiful Lake Charlevoix. Race starts and ends at Peninsula Park.
8-9am Community Worship Service: All are welcome and please bring a chair, Old City Park in front of the Gazebo
8:30am Parade Registration & Line Up, Intersection of Franklin and Park Streets
9-9:30am Kids Bike & Costume Parade Lineup: Judging is at 9:30 am sharp. First through Third Place Ribbons awarded for ages 8 and under and 9-14. All participants receive a free ice cream coupon from Boyne City McDonald's. Early Education Building Playground on the corner of Main and Park Streets.
9 am-5pm Bounce Houses, Mechanical Bull, Pony Rides & Petting Zoo: $10 Bracelets & $5 Pony Rides, Veteran's Memorial Park
9am-1pm Pre-Parade Family Fun by Eagles #1583 Ladies Auxiliary ​, FOE Eagles Hall 106 River St.
9:30am Pre-Parade Entertainment by Boyne Area Gymnastics, Lake Street by the Log Cabin
9:30am Pre-Parade Entertainment by Lake Side Elite, Water Street
9:55am National Anthem, Lake Street in front of Log Cabin
10am GRAND PARADE, Downtown Boyne City
10am-5pm 45th Annual Waterside Art & Craft Fair + Food Trucks, Veteran's Memorial Park
10am-5pm United State Marine Corps. Tent + Activities, Sunset Park
11am-1pm Boyne City Rotary "World Famous Chicken BBQ": $15 for half a chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, roll and a beverage, Veteran's Memorial Park Pavilion
11am Boyne Valley Garden Club Pie Sale: Assorted whole pies for $15, Veteran's Memorial Park Pavilion
11:45am-12:30pm 126th Army Band Concert, Sunset Park
12:30pm Kiwanis/Family Fair Kids Pie Eating Contest, Veteran's Memorial Park
12:30-2:30pm Old Fashioned Children's Games sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Boyne City, Veteran's Memorial Park
1-7pm Live Music, Veteran's Memorial Park
1-3pm "Full Circle"
3-5pm "Derailed"
5-7pm "Northern Nites"
2pm Boyne Area Chamber's 33rd Annual Duck Race: Chances to win two each $500, one $250, one $100 and seven $50 prizes. Purchase $10 tickets at the Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce. Boyne River
2:30-3pm Commemorative Raft Race: Rafts should check-in by 2pm at Riverside Park on Spring St.
10:30pm GRAND FIREWORKS, Over Lake Charlevoix​ (Rain date July 5th)

For more information, contact:
Boyne City Chamber of Commerce
28 S Lake St
Boyne City, MI 49712

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Last Updated: 09-06-2022 05:29 PM ID: 891