LIST: Fourth of July Fireworks and Festivities

Here is a list of Fourth of July festivities and fireworks displays in the Upper Peninsula:

Baraga

  • Lumberjack Days: July 2-3
  • Children’s Parade: Sunday, July 3, at noon
  • Main Parade: Sunday, July 3, at 3:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks: Sunday, July 3, at dusk over Keweenaw Bay (rain date: Monday, July 4)
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Channing

  • Parade: Saturday, July 2, at 2 p.m. – down M-95
  • Fireworks: Saturday, July 2, at dusk
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Escanaba

  • Fireworks: Saturday, July 2, at dusk at Ludington Park (rain date: Saturday, July 9)
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Gladstone

  • Firecracker Run: Monday, July 4, at 8 a.m.
  • Parade: Monday, July 4, at 11 a.m. on Delta Ave.
  • Fireworks: Monday, July 4, at dusk
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Bessemer

  • Children’s Parade: Monday, July 4, at 1:30 p.m. starting near City Hall
  • Parade: Monday, July 4, at 7 p.m.
  • Fireworks: Monday, July 4, at 7 p.m.
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Houghton-Hancock

  • Bridgefest: June 16-19
  • Parade: Friday, June 17, at 7:05 p.m.
  • Fireworks: Saturday, June 18, at approximately 10:35 p.m.
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City of Marquette

  • Parade: Monday, July 4, at 2 p.m.
  • Fireworks: Monday, July 4, at dusk
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Ishpeming

  • Kids Bike Parade: Saturday, July 2, at 9:30 a.m.
  • Community Parade: Saturday, July 2, at 10:30 a.m.
  • Alumni Softball: July 1 – 4
  • Community Picnic: Saturday, July 2, at 12 p.m.
  • Fireworks: Saturday, July 2, around 10 p.m.
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Michigamme Township

  • Sesquicentennial: July 1-4
  • Fireworks: Sunday, July 3, at dusk
  • Parade: Monday, July 4, at 11 a.m. on Main St.
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Negaunee

  • Pioneer Days: July 1-9
  • Parade: Saturday, July 9, at 11:30 a.m.
  • Music in the Park: Saturday, July 9, 2-7 p.m.
  • Fireworks: Saturday, July 9, at dusk
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Hermansville

  • Kids Parade: Saturday, July 2, at 11 a.m.
  • Parade: Saturday, July 2, at 11:20 a.m.
  • Fireworks: Saturday, July 2, at dusk
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Bruce Crossing

  • Parade: Saturday, July 2, at 2 p.m.
  • Fireworks: Saturday, July 2, at 10:45 p.m.

Manistique

  • Parade: Friday, July 1, at 12:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks: Sunday, July 3, at dusk at the Marina
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Naubinway

  • ​Kiddie Parade: Behind Adoba Hotel, Saturday, July 2nd, at 7 p.m. (Registration at 6:30 p.m.) 
  • Black Bear Run, Engadine: Monday, July 4th, at 8 a.m. 
  • Carnival at the Naubinway Pavilion: Monday, July 4th, at 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. 
  • Parade: Monday, July 4th, at 1 p.m.
  • Thunder Over the Bay Fireworks: Monday, July 4th, at dusk
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Tapiola

  • Parade: Saturday, July 2nd, at 10:30 a.m. – begins at the Feedmill Cafe and conclude at the Tapiola Ball Field)

Trenary 

  • Parade: Saturday, July 2nd, at 1 p.m.

Wakefield

  • Parade: Monday, July 4th, at 1:00 p.m. (Starts at Cormier’s Corner, continues on Brotherton Street, and on Sunday Lake Street)
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Curtis

  • Hot Dogs & Brats Day at Lions Pavillion: Saturday, July 2nd, at 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  • American Band featuring Mark Farner: Saturday, July 2nd, at 7:00 p.m. in The Pines Theater
  • Patriotic Praise Service: Sunday, July 3rd, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Lions Famous Chicken BBQ & Trimmings: Sunday, July 3rd, at 11:00 a.m. in the Lions Pavillion
  • Chamber Refreshment Tent: Sunday, July 3rd, at Noon
  • Parade: Sunday, July 3rd, at 12:30 p.m.
  • Live Music: Sunday, July 3rd, at 1:45 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. 
  • Fireworks: Sunday, July 3rd, at dusk
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Lake Linden 

  • Live Music by Slick Nickel: Sunday, July 3rd, at 6:00 p.m.
  • Fireworks: Sunday, July 3rd, after dusk.
  • Grand Patriotic Parade: Monday, July 4th, at 9:30 a.m.
  • Following Parade: Park Vendors, Kids Games, Live Music, Races in the Park, Grand Stand Contests
  • Veteran’s Memorial Service: Monday, July 4th, at 1:00 p.m.
  • Bicycle Parade: Monday, July 4th, at 6:30 p.m.
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St. Ignace 

  • Movies by the Bay at American Legion Park: Sunday, July 3rd, at dusk
  • Community Celebration at Little Bear East Arena: Monday, July 4th, at 11 a.m.
  • Parade: Monday, July 4th, at 4 p.m.
  • Fireworks Over the Bay: Monday, July 4th, at dusk.
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