Boyne City 4th of July FestivalName: Boyne City 4th of July FestivalDate: July 3, 2017 - July 4, 2017Website: http://www.boyne4thofjuly.comEvent Description:
This schedule is somewhat tentative based on last year's schedule and may be adjusted as we get closer to July. Please check back for updates and links to event registration forms. All events held at Veterans Memorial Park, 219 N. Lake St., Boyne City MI, unless otherwise noted.
Friday, June 30, 2017
6 - 9 p.m. - Stroll the Streets, free live music and entertainment all over downtown Boyne City
Monday, July 3
10 a.m.- 9 p.m. - "Bouncers and More" Inflatable Alley
10 a.m.-5 p.m. - 41st Annual Waterside Arts & Crafts Show - Veterans Park
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 41st Annual Independence Day Run Race, behind the Chamber of Commerce, 28 S. Lake St. Registration form. Register online.
Tuesday, July 4th
6:30-7:15 a.m. - 41st 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. - 41st annual Independence Day Run - 2- mile and 10k races along the edge of Lake Charlevoix
8:30 a.m. Parade registration & lineup the intersection of Franklin and Park Streets.
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 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. - 41st 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.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Munson Health Care/Boyne Area Health Center First Aid Station, North Lake Street next to the river.
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. Bands to be announced at 1, 3 and 5 p.m.
2 p.m. - Commemorative Raft Race, Boyne River.
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. Sunday, July 3.
2:30 p.m. - Boyne Chamber's 29th 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 Wednesday.
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.
Wednesday, July 5th
- Rain date for fireworks
- 6:30 to 8 p.m. - Free Evenings at the Gazebo concert, Old City Park, corner of River and Park Streets.
Thanks to our 2016 sponsors! 2017 sponsors will be updated.
Gold Sponsors of the Grand Parade
Great Lakes Energy and
Eta Nu Women's Club Clown Donations
Red Mesa Grill/Cafe Santé
Boyne Area Medical Center/Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital
Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau
Boyne Falls Polish Festival
The Harborage Condominium Association
Boyne City Rotary Club
Munson Healthcare / Boyne Area Health Center
& Boyne Rehab Center