Harbor Springs is a great place to celebrate Independence Day! 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. Details of the day are noted below. See you on the Fourth!
Fourth of July Art Fair
This juried show is held each year in Zorn Park across from the city beach on Bay Street. 10AM - 5PM. Free to attend.
Paul Revere 3 Mile and 10 Mile Run
This special race raises proceeds for the Harbor Springs High School Track and Cross Country Teams.
Fourth of July Parade - 1:00 pm
The Fourth of July parade in Harbor Springs is a true American event where families come from all over northern Michigan to celebrate together in our small town. The parade begins at 1pm at Zoll and Main Streets and heads west on Main to State Street, then down to Bay Street where it winds back east to Zoll Street. Excellent viewing spots are available all along Main, State and Bay Streets.
** City of Harbor Springs ordinance prohibits placement of lawn chairs or any other objects on the sidewalk or adjacent street-right-of-way before 9am on the Fourth of July. **
Young Americans Perform Live! July 4th beginning at 3:00pm there will be a performance by the ever talented Young Americans to celebrate the fabric of our community and the birth of our Nation. The public is invited to Shay Park (Judd St & Bay St across from the Irish Boat Shop) for a tribute and live entertainment. Free for all ages. Dancing encouraged!
Red, White & Brew - Saturday, July 1st
Beer, Wine and Live Music on July 1stfrom 4 - 7PM on the waterfront overlooking the beautiful Little Traverse Bay. Enjoy locally crafted micro-brews and select wines.
Fireworks Over the Harbor
Fireworks begin just after dusk (10:00 p.m.) and coincide with Petoskey's display. Hosted by the Harbor Springs Chamber Foundation.