Boyne Highlands is the perfect destination for your Independence Day holiday weekend with a full schedule of activities on property and plenty of festivities in our beatutiful area communities. Explore the area to enjoy parades, entertainment, always spectacular firework displays, and much more!
Village at Bay Harbor
Come down to the Village at Bay Harbor and enjoy an always amazing show by the Petoskey Steel Drum Band, as well as balloon twisting and fun with Jania Taylor beginning at 7pm. Fireworks Display over Bay Harbor Lake will commence at dusk. Come and get your seat on the lawn early, as it's always a spectacular show! For more information visit the Village at Bay Harbor.
Bay View Association
Kick off the festivities with the annual Bay View Parade at 10 a.m. followed by the Declaration of Independence reading in front of John M. Hall Auditorium at 11 a.m. The evening begins with the Bay View Music Festival's patriotic blow-out featuring a night of patriotic hits and stirring melodies featuring faculty and student artists. Your favorite patriotic songs, military service medley, and American composers, all finished well in advance of the fireworks display! For more information visit the Bay View Association.
Welcome to the best place in America to celebrate Independence Day - Downtown Harbor Springs! The City of Harbor Springs, the Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, Harbor Springs Public Schools and many other community organizations come together on this special day of celebration to bring you a series of spectacular patriotic events. Be sure to wear your red, white and blue! For more information visit the Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.
Petoskey will once again be celebrating the 4th of July with a wonderful parade, entertainment at the waterfront immediately following, and then the fireworks display at dusk. For more information visit the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerece.
Village at Bay Harbor
Don't miss the most unique Fourth of July parade in northern Michigan! Bay Harbor has the highest use of GEM Cars per capita in the world, and we decorate them and show them off down Main Street! Kicking off the parade is the Petoskey Marching Band. Also includes the Bay Harbor Equestrian Center costumed horses and other performers, as well as plenty of candy and goodies for the kids...this is always an exciting parade for the whole family! For more information visit the Village at Bay Harbor.
◂ Return to News & Updates