Fourth of July


Events start with live music downtown starting at noon followed by the 4th of July Parade down Main Street. Then the kids can have a ball at the annual carnival. Fireworks reflected over the harbor provide the grand finale.

Theme: "TBD"

July 4, 2016

Beaver Island Music Festival


The purpose of the Beaver Island Music Festival has been creating Music in the Woods since 2003, a 3-day outdoor event combining nature, renewable energies, music and artwork, song and dance, on a small remote island in Lake Michigan. Plan to enjoy one of Michigan’s most unique festivals, with wide varieties of music, art, and activities for all ages, food, camping, and take a tour of the island. Artists perform on many of the ferry rides, shuttles run through out the festival, and camping is available all week.

July 14-17

Museum Week


Discover Beaver Island history with the annual Museum Week full of informative and entertaining events. Music; presentations on nature, Oral History, and Native American culture; and Nature Walks, a Pet Show, and an Art Show.

July 17-23, 2016

Baroque on Beaver Festival


Music to your ears:  A leisure escape for only $79 per person without a tour and $99 with a island tour.

Baroque on Beaver Ferry/Festival Packages:  July 29 or August 7

A full day gateway experience! 

Day tripper package provides time to explore the charming St. James harbor district.  

The island setting encourages casual dress, making the concert experience enjoyable for adults, as well as youth.

Ferry/Festival packages (July 29 to AUG 7 ONLY) include:

Roundtrip ticket aboard the ferry Emerald Isle between Charlevoix and Beaver Island

Leaves Charlevoix 8:30AM** /Departs Beaver Island 5:20pm**  

Free day parking in Charlevoix

Reserved seating, 2PM concert Baroque on Beaver Festival                           

An Island lunch, Dalwhinnie Bakery and Deli

Island transfers, ferry dock – Dalwhinnie* - concert hall*

Box snack provided for return trip

Walking Map, historic St. James harbor district

Price, per person, $79 without tour and $99 with tour. 

Book Online or  call BIBCO:1- 888-446-4095

July 29 - August 7, 2016

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Island-wide celebration and time to come together for all Islanders as well as the famous softball tournament.

August 12-14th 2016

Beaver Island Jazz Fest


The BI Community Center & BI Cultural Arts Association jointly present a special weekend of unforgettable jazz music! 


8/19- 8/21 

Beaver Island Community Calendar

For the complete WVBI Beaver Island community Calendar Click HERE


Beaver Island Boat Co.
103 Bridge Park Drive
· Charlevoix, MI 49720
Fax: 231-547-5542