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EVENT DESCRIPTION/DETAILS:

The village of Bear Lake plays host to "Bear Lake Days" celebrating the rich heritage and history of this beautiful community in Manistee County's North Coast Region.  BLD is always held the second weekend in July, and features a grand parade, fireworks spectacle over Bear Lake, food vendors, entertainment and much more! 

EVENT SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY

8:00 am-Pickle Ball Tournament Final fours at the courts on Wise Street.

8:00 am-Kid's Fishing Contest (Prizes for the Biggest Fish plus much more. No registration required. Weigh in at Bear Lake Boat Launch in Hopkins Park.  11:00-12:00 and 5:00-6:00.  Must be Legal Length).

12:00pm-Kids Carnival Located on Main Street. Brought to you by Allen's Lawn and Lake Maintenance, Jackie Wallace Erdman CPA, CHM Construction and Bear Lake Bed & Breakfast.

1:00pm-Puppet Show (Watch the puppet world come alive at the Keddie Norconk Library) Sponsored by Adventureland Puppets.

2:00-4:00 pm-Kids Crafts (Under the Tent).

3:00-8:00 pm-Bear Lake Promoters T-Shirt & Info Booth.  (Under the tent at the Fire Dept. Buy a collectable Bear Lake Shirt plus Bear Lake info) 

4:00-8:00 pm Silent Auction (Unique & special items to bid on, but be quiet it's a silent auction.  See Auction items at Lions Den on Lake Street)  Concludes Sunday

5:30-7:30 pm-Pig Roast (At the Bear Lake Methodist Church on Lake Street.  Free-Will Donation)

7:30 pm- Boat & Pontoon Parade (All boats welcome, meet at Marina with lights and decorations on.  One trip around the lake) 

8:00 pm- 11:30pm- Street Dance (Located just off of Main Street on Lynn Street)

Saturday

8:00 am-11 am-Bear Lake Lions Pancake Breakfast (Join us for Breakfast at the Lions Club, Downtown Bear Lake)

8:00 am-Kid's Fishing Contest (Prizes for the Biggest Fish plus much more. No registration required. Weigh in at Bear Lake Boat Launch in Hopkins Park.  11:00-12:00 and 5:00-6:00.  Must be Legal Length) Sponsored by Bear Lake Lions.

9:00-3:30 pm-Car Show (Judged-Vintage Auto Job.  Unique well restored autos, trucks & motorcycles)  Located on Main Street.  Sponsored by Bear Lake Promoters.

9:00-8:00 pm-Bear Lake Promoters T-Shirt & Info Booth.  (Under the tent at the Fire Dept. Buy a collectable Bear Lake Shirt plus Bear Lake info) 

8:00-11:00 am-5K Walk / Run-(Hopkins Park for Registration) 

10:30-1:00 pm-Kids Games-(Prizes for Everyone.  Located behind Richmond Drug Store)  Sponsored by Bear Lake Promoters

10:00 am- Loop the Lake Bike Tour (Contact Joe Dugas 231.864.2043.  Meet at "The Bear)  Sponsored by Bear Lake Ace Hardware

11:00-till-Under the Tent Hotdogs, Pretzels and Baked Potatoes)  Sponsored by Triginta Club

11:00-3:00 pm-Face Painting (With DEB-ER-DO the Clown, Located on Main Street) 

11:00-8:00 pm Silent Auction (Unique & special items to bid on, but be quiet it's a silent auction.  See Auction items at Lions Den on Lake Street)  Sponsored by Triginta Club

12:00-2:00 pm-Dunk Tank (Brought to you by the Class of 2017)  

1:00 pm- 8:00 pm- Kids Carnival (On Main Street then again after the Parade)

4:00-6:00 pm-Bear Lake Lions Dinner (Complete meal & beverage at the Lions Den)  Sponsored by Bear Lake Lions Club

4:00 - 7:00 pm-Scottville Clown Band Performance
(Performance in the former Bear Lake Bar parking lot)  Sponsored by Saddle Up Gas & Grocery, Jackie Wallace Erdman, Bear Lake Bed & Breakfast and Northern Construction.

8:00 pm-Bear Lake Days Grand Parade (Line up at 7pm and Bear Lake High School)

Dusk-Bear Lake Fireworks (Watch a display over the Lake with a special grand finale!) 

Sunday

8:00-11 am-Bear Lake Lions Pancake Breakfast (Join us for Breakfast at the Lions Club, Downtown Bear Lake)

8:00-1:00 pm-Silent Auction Concludes (Winners announced, silent no more)

10:00-12:00 pm-Paddle & Poker Run (Please call Lisa to register 231.690.6972

10:30-12:00 pm-First Baptist Church Service (Join us under the tent for church service and music)