Missaukee Library Annual 4th of July Book Sale @ Annual Book Sale
Jun 7 @ 7:18 pm – 8:18 pm

Gently Used Book Sale

Closed July 4th

Lake City Athletic Booster Greatest 4th Races @ 2K 5K 10K
Jul 4 @ 6:30 am

Click photo for Race Form


COURSE DESCRIPTION: A fast, basically flat course with gentle hills through scenic woodlands and along beautiful Lake Missaukee.

Registration Link: Registration Link
Registration Form: Download Form

Click the link for a Course Map   10k5kCourseMap

HOW TO REGISTER: Registration will take place at the City Park in downtown Lake City starting at 6:30 a.m. until race time on July 4th. 10K and 5K participants will receive t-shirts. Pre-race pickup will be July 3rd at The City Park downtown from 6 to 8 p.m. Timing presented by Everal Race Management using the B-Tag, please note BIB NUMBER W/TAG MUST BE WORN TO BE SCORED.

AWARDS: Trophies will be awarded to the overall male/female 5K & 10K finishers. First, second and third place medals to male/female 5K & 10K  finishers of all age groups.

AGE GROUPS: 5 Year Age groups are for both men and women and for all competitive events

RESULTS: Full results will be posted following the race at the City Building Garage (1115 W. John Street), and also online at, Awards will be presented after the race. Awards must be picked up the day of the race at awards presentation.

START TIMES: 2K 7:30am, 5K Run/Walk 7:50am/10K Run 7:45am

Early Entry
(mail in before July 2nd, 2018)                                                  Day of Race
2K (1.24 Miles)                             $5                                                                               $5
5K Walk/Run (3.1 Miles)           $30                                                                            $40
10K (6.2 Miles)                             $30                                                                            $40

Full results will be posted following the race at the City Building Garage, and online at, Awards will be presented after the race. Awards must be picked up the day of the race at awards presentation.


Greatest 4th in the North ~ The Grand Parade @ Greatest 4th Grand Parade
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am

The Grand Parade starts at 10am!

Line up begins at 8:30 a.m. All units must present themselves to the parade marshal NO LATER THAN 9:00 a.m., on the day of the parade.

Parade Route

Want to enter the Parade?
    Click for Application



Strawberry Shortcake Social at The Lake City Senior Center @ Senior Center Strawberry Shortcake Social
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am

Strawberry Shortcake Social After the Parade!

$3.50 Donation
Kids under 3 FREE

Greatest 4th in the North ~ Fireworks @ Greatest 4th in The North Fireworks!
Jul 4 @ 10:30 pm


Join us as we close out our 2017 with our annual Fireworks Display!

The fireworks are set off from The Chamber’s barges off of Miltner Beach, right of M-66 at 10:30 p.m.!

Thank You to all our 2017 Fireworks Sponsors

Lake Township
Heritage Stoney Corners Wind Farm
Johnson Oil
Young Life – Timber Wolf Lake
Daryl & Carrie Adams
Valley Farms Supply
Team Gracie, Nicole & Eric
Michael & Susan Thomas
JP & Lori Clover
Van & Judith McDonald
Lawrence & Gladys Baker
Don & Mary Brown
Ron & Barbara Cassell
Edwin & Christine Davenport
Peter & June Farougi
Patrick & Michael Keegan
Lance & Mary Lindwall
Larry & Gail Meyer
Patrick & Sharon OKopny
Pearson Well Drilling
Randy Thayer
Wexford Missaukee Career Tech Center
Geoffrey & Terry Wheeler
Jack & Ann Walker
Missaukee Trail Blazers
TJ’s Trucking
Courtney & Patricia Morgan
Marcia Rackov
Lake City Agency
Glass Art Design (The Whitmer’s)
Lake City Masons
In Honor of Chuck Quaderer
Jim & Pat Spragg
Jack & Mary Crawford
In Memory of Jennifer Mulder
Bernie Malewitz
Jack & Janis Bails
The Gann Family
Bob Root Masonry
Missaukee Lakes Association
The Guidarini Family
The Tobie Family
Autumnwood of McBain
Paul Lerg
Roger L. Klein Family
Pat & Lisa Riley
GFWC Women’s Club
Paul & Anna Bytz
Betty Rayla
John Crissman MD
David & Marilyn Hall
Craig & Carol Ardis
Bill & Eileen Jones
Gary & Yvonne Bandelow

Interested in a 2017 Fireworks Donation?

Click buttons below for a description or a sign up form, thank you!

Terry Thompson Memorial Beach Volleyball Tournament @ City Park Stage
Jul 6 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm


This will be the 32nd year that the “Greatest Fourth in the North” has had a beach volleyball tournament and the thirteenth year for the Terry Thompson Memorial Beach Volleyball Tournament. That’s because over 30 years ago Terry Thompson and others were the founders and directors of this tournament. Terry was also at one time the Lake City High School volleyball coach, a teacher, the upper elementary principal, a referee, and the Lake City High School athletic director. Terry passed away January 10, 2004 after a long battle with cancer. Proceeds from this tournament will go to the Terry Thompson Scholarship Fund. We hope you join us in honoring him by participating in the fun. You can sign up for Co-Ed 4 Person, or Co-Ed 6 Person. The cost is $40 per team if pre-registered, $50 on day of tournament. Winners of each division will receive a medal. Even if you are pre-registered, you must check in with the tournament director at 9:00a.m. Game time will begin at 10 a.m. at the Missaukee County Park beach.


Greatest 4th in the North Raffle @ Lake City Park Free Stage
Jul 6 @ 10:15 pm – 10:30 pm


1st Prize:

Brand New Chevrolet Camaro Rally

Purchased from Classic Chevrolet of Lake City

To order tickets via mail, please mail a check or money order to:
PO Drawer H
Lake City, MI 49651
Remember to please include a self-addressed stamped envelope and your phone number!

2nd Prize:

Overnight Casino Getaway for 2!

Donated by RE/MAX Land & Lakes

3rd Prize:

An Original Hand Crafted Doll

Donated by local artist Gene Schooley $350 Value

4th Prize:

An American Flag

Donated by K-Line Signs & Graphic

Need Not be Present to win License #R41126

Tickets Compliments of Foster’s Super Market