July 4th Marquette holiday events resume in 2021
MARQUETTE, Michigan (WLUC) – The July 4th Committee of the Marquette region announced the return of Lower Harbor Celebration Events for the summer vacation.
The Food Fest is coordinated by the Exchange Club. Food and beverages will be available at Mattson Lower Harbor Park on Saturday July 3 and Sunday July 4 from noon to dusk on both days. There will be food vendors, a beer tent, entertainment and activities for the kids.
The Boat Parade will take place in Lower Harbor, ahead of the fireworks, which are scheduled to take place at dusk on Sunday, July 4. Monday July 5 will serve as the rain date if necessary.
The Fireworks Committee is seeking donations to help with the exhibit. Donations can be made online at marquettefireworks.com or by mail, by sending a check to: Marquette Area Fourth of July Committee, PO Box 782, Marquette, MI, 49855
The committee is also working to gain support from local businesses. Businesses can volunteer to host a coin pot to support the fireworks. To request a change pot, please email [email protected] The containers will be available from June 15 to July 6 at participating establishments.
Volunteers are needed to help with the logistics of the Food Fest and the fireworks. Anyone interested in volunteering is asked to contact Geno Angeli at 906-249-1595 or 906-360-6926.
- For the Food Fest, installed volunteers are needed on July 2. Volunteers for beer tents and token sales are needed for July 3 and July 4. On July 5, help is needed for cleaning and dismantling.
- For fireworks logistics, volunteers must be available on the afternoon of July 1, all day July 2 and / or July 5, from 8 a.m. to noon. These volunteers must be able to repeatedly lift over 50 pounds, as this involves moving fireworks racks to and from storage.
TV6 plans to speak to the organizers for more information. Additional details will also be announced at a later date.
Other cities in Upper Michigan are also planning summer celebrations. Read more about it here.
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