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July 2024 Events Calendar

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Featured July Events

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July 1-7, 2024

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July 8-14, 2024

July 12th-14th, 2024

Blissfest Folk & Roots Festival
Annual festival featuring live music, vendors, workshops, and more. Festival Farm- 3695 Division Rd., Harbor Springs.

July 15-21, 2024

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July 22-31, 2024

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The following events are from 2023. Stay tuned for information on dates for these events in 2024!

4th of July on Mackinac Island
Festivities begin with a Stoneskipping Competition at Windermere Point, followed by fun family games in the afternoon, and two fireworks displays that will go off simultaneously at dusk. For more information, visit mackinacisland.org.

Boyne City Duck Race
Ducks race down the Boyne River and the first 10 ducks to finish win a cash prize. Hosted by the Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce. Old City Park- 29 N. Park St., Boyne City. For more information, visit boynechamber.com.

Charlevoix Live on the Lake Concert Series
Live music at East Park Odmark Performance Pavilion- 400 Bridge St., Charlevoix.

Shay Days in Harbor Springs
Family friendly event with something for everyone. 349 E. Main St., Harbor Springs.

Lavender Fest
Make a craft, bring a picnic, and enjoy the many other Friday farm activities we have scheduled throughout the summer. The farm is free to visit. Some weeks will feature live music, food vendors, and additional classes and activities. Lavender Hill Farms- 7354 Horton Bay Rd. North, Boyne City.

Bayview Mackinac Race
Annual yacht race traveling from Port Huron to Mackinac Island. Hosted by the Bayview Yacht Club. For more information, visit mackinacisland.org.

Charlevoix Venetian Festival
This event has been a highlight of summer in Northern Michigan for more than 80 years. There many events including free music, parades, children’s activities and fireworks.

Performance by the Jordan Valley Community Band
Memorial Park Band Shell- 101 Spring St., East Jordan.

Beaver Island Music Festival
Promoted by the Patrons of the Arts in Rural Communities, this annual music festival provides fun for the whole family. For tickets or more info, visit bimf.net.

Indian River Summerfest
Annual festival with fun for the whole family.

Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac
The world’s longest freshwater sailing event, recognized as one of the most prestigious sailing races in the world. For more information, visit mackinacisland.org.

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park
Live music in Pennsylvania Park- 411 E. Lake St., Petoskey.

Street Musique
Live musical performances at various locations throughout the Harbor Springs Business District. 

Music in the Park
Free and open to the public. Marquette Park- 7200 Huron St., Mackinac Island. (Rain Location: Mission Point Theater- 6639 Main St., Mackinac Island)

Music in the Park Concert Series
Live music in Memorial Park Band Shell- 101 Spring St., East Jordan.

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Fishermans Island State Park

Fisherman’s Island State Park

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Cheboygan Opera House

Cheboygan Opera House

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Maple Syrup Season

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