STROLL THE STREETS

Music and fun fill downtown streets on Friday evenings  – June 14 – August 30, 2019

web testStroll the Streets fills downtown Boyne City with music and fun every summer Friday evening from 6 to 9 p.m., June 8th through September 7, 2018.  Music ranges from traditional folk, bluegrass and jazz to rock. Special activities include magicians, caricature artists, face-painters and balloon-twisters.  In its fifthteeth year, Stroll the Streets has grown to become one of the signature events for downtown Boyne City. The program is funded by contributions from Boyne City businesses. “The support we receive from our community is outstanding and helps create a wonderful event for our town,” said event organizer Karen Guzniczak. For lodging information while attending Stroll the Streets, visit www.petoskeyarea.com

 

Thank you Platinum & Gold Sponsors!

2019 Silver Sponsors – Van Dam Custom Boats, Boyne Yacht Sales, Boyne Boat Yard, Lake Street Pub, Country Now & Then/ Up the Lazy River, Forgotten Treasures Consignment, Kilwins Boyne City, Industrial Magnetic Inc., inspired living, Paga Family Dentistry, Korthase Flinn

BOYNE THUNDER

Friday & Saturday, July 12 & 13, 2019
Always the second weekend in July

BTwebMark your calendar for the 16th Annual Boyne Thunder Poker Run on July 12 & 13, 2019.   This unique boating event showcases high performance boats, roaring through the waters of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan on a breathtaking 150-mile excursion to get the best poker hand.  The day includes 5  card stops in Elk Rapids, Northport, Bay Harbor, Harbor Springs and Horton Bay, with a stop for lunch in Charlevoix.  The event draw hundreds of participating boaters and thousands of spectators with proceeds from the event benefiting Camp QualityChallenge Mountain and Boyne City Main Street. For lodging information while attending Boyne Thunder, visit www.petoskeyarea.com

Food Truck Rally

Every July -Always the Thursday after Boyne Thunder

July 18, 2019

FTR webWhat is better for dinner – and supporting a great cause – than your choice of unique local food, drink and dessert choices at the Annual Food Truck Rally. Food trucks and other exciting food vendors from northern Michigan circle ’round the park for ease of finding exactly what everyone in your family would like to taste. Picnic tables are available. Hosted by Boyne City Farmers Market, the proceeds of this casual event benefit the continued renovation of the community pavilion.

Food Trucks – apply to participate here

HARVEST FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 28, 2019, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

harvestThe last Saturday in September brings the Harvest Festival, held in Boyne City’s downtown with music, crafts, children’s activities, fall produce and more.  The event is hosted by Boyne City Main Street and the Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce. The entire Boyne City Farmers Market moves to Water and Lake Streets selling a variety of fall produce including apples, carrots, broccoli, mums, pumpkins, squash, apple butter, jam, honey and cider. Portions of Water Street will be closed to traffic during the festival to make room for the Farmers Market, music and more than 30 arts and craft vendors. For lodging information while attending Harvest Festival, visit www.petoskeyarea.com

Boyne Appetit

Spring Restaurant Week: April 29-May 5, 2019
Fall Restaurant Week: October 14-20, 2019

Boyne AppetitSmall town. Epic Food.

Boyne Appétit! is an initiative of the Boyne City Main Street Program and the Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce to promote the wonderful food experiences in this area.

 It encompasses the restaurants and food retailers in Boyne City, Michigan, and its smaller neighbors: Advance, Boyne Falls, Horton Bay and Walloon Lake.

EARLIER THAN THE BIRD

Saturday, November 23, 2019
Always the Saturday Before Thanksgiving, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

ETTBEarlier Than The Bird is a perfect way to get a jump on your holiday shopping.  Jump out of bed early, keep your pajamas on and grab your friends.   All of the stores downtown are full of great deals and lots of goodies but you have to wear pajamas to get the best deals.   Stop at the chamber office to pick up your buyer’s guide and for the first 100 shoppers pick up your free gift.

SANTA PARADE AND HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

Friday, November 29, 2019
Always the Friday After Thanksgiving, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

SantaThe streets of downtown Boyne City will be filled with the sounds, sights and smells of the holiday season. Downtown businesses will be offering great shopping, refreshments and hospitality during the festivities.   The night begins with a tree lighting ceremony by the Girl Scouts and the Santa Parade starts at 6 p.m.

Click here for the parade application!

Walkabout Sculpture Show

Walkabout LogoThe sculpture show is intended to enhance the lives of our citizens and visitors by providing the opportunity to enjoy public art all year long, as well as give artists an opportunity to show their work in a public environment. Below are participating 2018-2019 artists with the title and media. All works of art are for sale, contact Kelsie at the Main Street office 231-582-9009.

Thank you to Charlevoix State Bank for sponsoring the Boyne Bee & supporting the Walkabout Sculpture Show!

Coming soon: Puddle Jumper by Pamela Dueweke

Untitled – Wally Barkley
Location: Lake & Ray Streets

 Urn-E — Ann Gildner — Stainless Steel $30,000
Location: Sunset Park

Untitled — Robert Hansen — Steel $3,000
Location: Corner of Main and Lake Streets

Best Friends — Doug Melvin — Scrap Metal $8,500
Location: Corner of Water and Park Streets

Petal Pointe — Peter Griz  — Metal $1,900
Location: Log Cabin at Water & Lake

Motherhood – Doug Melvin – Scrap Metal $6,400
Location: Sunset Park

Be sure to also check out our two permanent sculpture’s, The Last River Draw, located in the Boyne River near Old City Park and The Draco Viewer, located at the river mouth.

CHOCOLATE COVERED BOYNE

Always the weekend closest to Valentines Day – February 15 & 16, 2019

CCBJoin us to celebrate everything chocolate the weekend closest to Valentine’s Day each year. There is a chocolate Dessert Contest and tasty specials, treats and sales offered by 30 local businesses. It’s a great way to chase away the winter blues and indulge with delectable creations. This event is sponsored by Boyne City Main Street.

Click here for the 2019 participating businesses!

Businesses – please send your specials to bcmainstreet@gmail.com

Restaurants – to register for the dessert contest please email this form to bcmainstreet@gmail.com

BOYNE BEE

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 

LogoHelp support the Walkabout Sculpture Show and take a step back to your elementary school days as well at the Boyne Bee!

 

 

CSB

Thank you to Charlevoix State Bank for sponsoring the Boyne Bee and supporting the Walkabout Sculpture Show!

 

 

 

Click here for the event poster!

Click here for the mail in registration form!

Wednesday, April 3rd, 7 p.m. at the Pine Lake Lodge (doors open at 6 p.m. for pizza and beer)

Pre-registration $25, Day-of registration $30

Buff Up Boyne

First Saturday in May – May 4, 2019

BUB Join us to Buff Up Boyne for the busy season the first Saturday in May! Meet in Sunset Park anytime from 9a-Noon. Thank you to Family Fare for providing doughnuts, Boyne City Bakery for providing coffee, Dearborn Sausage Company for providing hot dogs, and the Boyne Lions for doing the grilling!