Whitmore Lake Events & Festivities

Upcoming Events:

Movies Under The Stars

Movies Under the Stars 2019 debuts on Friday, June 21! Mark your calendars and plan to join us! Enjoy lawn games, pizza, popcorn and more beginning at 7:30pm. The movie begins at dusk.  Bring a lawn chair and join us on the shore of Whitmore Lake, or watch from your boat!  

Featured Movies:  
  • June 21: Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse
  • July 12:  Rogue 1: A Star Wars Story
  • July 19:  The Grinch
  • August 9:  Mary Poppins Returns
  • August 30: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Location:  On the lakeshore across the street from the Post Office & the Community Park

Thank you to our partners for lending their support to the program: Hungry Howie's will be offering large slices of pizza for $2, and donating the proceeds to help support the program! Living Water will be selling popcorn, candy, water and more!

Hope to see everyone there!! 

German Park Recreation Club Annual Picnics

The German Park Recreation Club hosts three picnics the last Saturday in June, July, and August. Admission gate open 4–9 pm; Park closes at 11 pm.

  • Live Music
  • Authentic German Food and Beer
  • Live German Dance Performances

We welcome everyone to come enjoy our traditional German hospitality. Please take a moment to visit our website and prepare for your visit.  www.germanpark.org

June 29, 2019 - Jay Fox
July 27, 2019 - Sorgenbrechers
August 31, 2019 - Enzian

4th of July Festivities

Saturday, June 29th

  • Whitmore Lake Races: Red, White, and Blue Color Run

    WHERE:  Start and Finish at Whitmore Middle School
    8877 Main St., Whitmore Lake, MI  48189

    WHEN:  Saturday - June 29, 2019
    Registration and Packet Pickup - 7:00am
    10K Start - 8:00am
    5K Start - 8:15am
    Awards and prizes - 10:15am

    Registration Fees:
    5K Run/Walk - $25.00 before June 17th ($30.00 Later Registration)
    10K Run - $25.00 before June 17th ($30.00 Later Registration)

Thursday, July 4th

  • 4th of July Parade at 10:00am

    Gather all your friends and family and come down to Main Street for the parade! Enjoy a patriotic and festive display of fire trucks, floats, decorated bicycles and more!   This year's theme: America's Family - Heart of our Community.  

    The Parade starts on Barker Road and proceeds south down Main Street ending at the Public Safety Building. 

    To be a part of the parade, please submit a Parade Registration Form.  Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Whitmore Lake.  

  • Root Beer Float Social - After the Parade
    Join us at the Community Center after the parade and enjoy a refreshing Root Beer Float along with Music from the 50's & 60's by “FAST EDDIE!”   Floats will be served until supplies run out!

    Location:  Northfield Twp. Community Center
                   9101 Main St.
                   Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

  • Banana Split Eating Contest at 3:00PM
    Contestants in six age groups will devour banana splits for prizes in this tasty event. Enjoy a refreshing ice cream treat and cheer for your favorite banana split eater! Sign up on July 4th between 2:00 and 3:00 to participate. Cost: $2.00.  Space is limited. 

    Location:  Dee's Place
                   9876 Main St.
                   Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

Friday, July 5th

  • Boat Parade of Lights at 9:30PM
    Don't miss this beautiful parade of lighted boats. To enter, decorate your boat with festive lights and line up in front of Mac's Marina at 9:30 pm (FREE). Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd!  For more info, contact Sam at Mac's Marina (734) 449-4706 

Saturday, July 6th

  • Dance Pro DJ: 7:00pm-10:00pm
    Enjoy Summertime Music by the Lake across from the Post Office from 7:00PM to 10:00PM!  Come and dance or just listen to the music while you're waiting for the fireworks to begin.  Games!  Fun!  Prizes!

  • Fireworks at 10:00 pm (dusk)
    Enjoy a thrilling and patriotic fireworks display set off from the center of the lake! Please respect private property and keep our community clean. Rain date is Sunday, July 7. Vendors will be on site. This show is solely funded and made possible by donations from our community.

    Brought to you by: Whitmore Lake 4th of July Committee with Contributions from YOU

    Please note: At request of private property owners, this is an Alcohol-Free event. We appreciate your help in respecting this request.