Little Traverse Conservancy protects land and scenic areas and provides opportunities for all of us to appreciate the environment.
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July 4th in Harbor Springs is a Classic
July 4th, 2024 (Tentative)
For many residents and visitors to Harbor Springs, July 4th is the best day of the year. People come from all over the world to celebrate this special holiday in Harbor Springs. It is quite simply, a celebration like none other.
What makes it special? The gorgeous setting along the water, an art fair, fabulous parade, fun run along the waterfront and fireworks shot from a barge on the water all contribute to an extraordinary day.
The best Fourth in the North, the best July 4th in Northern Michigan is without a doubt in Harbor Springs!
Here's the typical schedule of activities:
- 8am – Paul Revere Run-10 Mile Start at Zoll Street Park- 125 Zoll St., Harbor Springs.
- 8-11am – Breakfast at the American Legion- 101 E. 3rd St.
- 9am-4pm – Art in the Park at Zorn Park- 100 W. Bay St.
- 1pm – Parade from Main St. to State St to Bay St.
- Dusk – Fireworks over the Harbor
Experience Harbor Springs
From spring days with a landscape covered in trillium to a summer afternoon on the beach or water, Harbor Springs is the place. Read the stories below or go to the Harbor Springs destination page.
The natural beauty that helps make Harbor Springs special today was a part in drawing visitors to Harbor Springs generations ago.
Harbor Springs is situated on a beautiful deep harbor. It has great downtown businesses, as well as activities and attractions for all ages.
Harbor Springs is situated on a natural, deep harbor, and this tiny, beautiful community offers great events and festivals for all.
Wildlife sanctuary Thorne Swift Nature Preserve is located 3 1/2 miles north of Harbor Springs, between Lower Shore Drive and Lake Michigan.
The Harbor Springs History Museum offers a unique look at the history of the community, starting with the first Catholic missionaries.
The Andrew J. Blackbird Museum is named for a counselor who helped Native American veterans. Native American artifacts fill the museum space.
For more information about the 4th of July in Harbor Springs, please contact:
Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce
368 E. Main St., Harbor Springs, MI, 49740
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Activities & Attractions in Northern Michigan
This Inland Waterway covers 38.2 miles from outside of Petoskey to Cheboygan. Find state parks, fishing, swimming, and more along the way.
The many ski resorts in Northern Michigan have winter activities for the entire family including sledding, sleigh rides, tubing, and more.
The elegantly restored Cheboygan Opera House is an acoustically superb, Victorian theatre that presents entertainment of many genres.
This 36 acre, 1.5 mile long Bear River Valley in Petoskey is truly spectacular and filled with natural beauty and things to do.
Young State Park outside Boyne City is a ‘year round delight for campers, hikers, snow lovers, swimmers and nature lovers.
Sailing is a special pastime that often brings friends together in Northern Michigan. And no wonder. The sailing here is wonderful.
Summer’s not summer without a day at the beach and Northern Michigan offers some of the best beaches anywhere.
Fort Mackinac is open from May-October and includes buildings restored their original look after the fort’s occupation by the British
Wilderness State Park’s 2,582 acres of natural area and 4,492 acres of wilderness area make this a great place to explore all year ’round.