Marquette Independence Day – 4th of July 2011 Schedule
Written by WorkerBee on July 4, 2011
Marquette 4th of July – Independence Day Schedule
Marquette – Monday July 4th, 2011
Events start 8:00 am with Sunrise Dog Dash at Picnic Rocks, rain or shine.
8:00 am the American Legion Post 44 (700 West Bluff Street) hosts the Volunteer Breakfast.
At 10:00 am the American Legion Baseball Game will be held at Legion Field
Decorated Bike Rodeo/Contest, 10:00 am, takes place at Lakeview Arena
Honoring Veterans, 11:00 am, Veterans’ Memorial Re-Dedication at Harlow Park
1:00 pm, Texaco Country Showdown at the International Food Festival in Lower Harbor Park – Learn More @ http://wfxd.com/featured/showdown/4022/win-1000-00-singing-upper-peninsula-texaco-country-showdowns/ and http://wfxd.com/category/featured/showdown/
2:00 pm, Marquette 4th of July Parade, starting at McClellan & Washington St., proceeds down Washington Street, and ends at 3rd Steet and Baraga Avenue (route: http://marquettejuly4th.org/paradedetails.htm)
Fireman’s Competition kicks off in Lower Harbor park at 4:30 pm.
At 9:30 pm, at dusk, local boat line up in Lower Harbor for the annual Boat Parade.
10:00 pm, or dark, Marquette Fireworks at Lower Harbor. 5th July set as Rain Date.