The Best 4th in the North!

Download printable 4th flyer                Download printable 4th of July Events list

We encourage citizens, businesses and organizations to enter decorated floats in the parade! Let's really create the Best 4th in the North! Cash prize awarded to 1st place winner! NOTE: There is no pre-registration for entering a float. Simply line up by 11:30am on the 4th starting at Shell station down M-33 towards the school driveway. Judging will take place at this time.

Businesses along the parade route are highly encouraged
to decorate their windows/business fronts.


Onaway Area 4th of July Events

Saturday, July 2, 2016
8am                  Raise the Roof 5K Run/Walk, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Glasier Rd
                        $20 fee / Registration at 7am / Rain or Shine / for more info: Beth Ristow 231.881.2680
Noon-4pm         Dancing Hippo Arts & Craft Show, Courthouse Lawn, Onaway Historical Society
6pm                  Kids Night and Fireworks Extravaganza, Onaway Speedway
8pm                  Blues, Brews, & Booze , Manzana's Restaurant

Sunday, July 3, 2016
10am-4pm         Dancing Hippo Arts & Craft Show, Courthouse Lawn, Onaway Historical Society
8pm                  Superhero Costume Party/Costume Contest , The Bluffs on Black Lake
                        $5 registration for contest, all proceeds go to fireworks fund, prizes for 1st-3rd place

Monday, July 4, 2016
10am-noon        Kids Games - Maxon Field, M-211, sponsored by Awakon Federal Credit Union
10am-4pm         Dancing Hippo Arts & Craft Show, Courthouse Lawn, Onaway Historical Society
10am-'til gone    American Legion Food & Beverage Stand at Brian’s Auto Sales lot
10am-'til gone    V.F.W. Chicken Dinner, dine in & take out
11am-2pm         Giant Salad Bar, St. Paul Hall, dine in & take out
11am                 Pie & Ice Cream Social, United Methodist Church
Noon                 Parade ~  Grand Marshal:  Marty Mix
                         Following parade - OFD Water Fight, State Street
Dusk                 Fireworks - Onaway Airport, M-211

July 8-10, 2016
Tipp of the Mitt Tractor Show , M-211   OnawayAntiqueTractor.com