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Maritime Festival News

It's the 14th Annual Harbor Beach Maritime Festival!

This event has grown over the years into one of the major festivals in our area. There is something for everyone!  Please refer to the schedule below. If you have any questions, please call 989-479-3363 or 989-479-6477.


Wednesday, July 9th


7:30 p.m. Bucketless Buds Maritime Kick-off Celebration at Smalley’s Bar & Grill


Thursday, July 10th


Noon - 6 p.m. Friends of the Library Book Sale  at Community House Gym

2 - 6 p.m. Farmer’s Market at Murphy Museum Grounds

5 - 11 p.m. Bocce on the Beach at Lincoln Park


Friday, July 11th


12 - 6 p.m. Friends of the Library Book Sale at Community House Gym

4 - 8 p.m. Dow Steak Fry at Beach Tent

5:30 p.m. NEW!! Cornhole Tournament  at North Beach

5:40 - 7:40 p.m. Music by Shotguns & Violins at Beach Stage

6 p.m. Maritime Children’s Parade -  Pets, Bikes & Costumes - Starts at Murphy Museum, Judging at 5:30

8 - 11 p.m. Music by Kung Fu Rodeo at Beach Stage

Saturday, July 12th

8 a.m. The Harbor Beach Hospital 5K Walk/Run - Check-in at the Legion Hall

9 - 10 a.m. Zumba on the Beach at South Beach

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lighthouse Tours at Marina

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friends of the Library Book Sale - Bag Day! at Community House Gym

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hands-On Nature Display by HB Conservation Club at Lincoln Park Pavilion

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. H&R Block/Maritime Invitational Jet Ski Racing - Championship Racing & Awards Ceremony following Invitational

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Poorman’s Promotions Craft Show - Behind Murphy Museum

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Co-Ed Beach Volleyball Tournament at Lincoln Park

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Inflatables for Kids - $5 Wristbands for 4 hours of fun!! at grass on North Beach

1 p.m.   Zion Motion Tumbling at Tent

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Frog Jumping Contest at Tent - Bring your own Frog!

3:30 p.m. Hot Dog Eating Contest at Tent

3 - 4:30 p.m. Music by The Whiskey Charmers at Beach Stage

4:30 - 6 p.m. Music by Shotguns & Violins  at Tent

6 - 7:30 p.m. Music by Brett Mitchell & the Giant Ghost at Beach Stage

7:30 - 9 p.m. Music by The Ragbirds at Tent

9 p.m. - Dusk Music by Gut Bucket at Beach Stage

Dusk City of Harbor Beach and the Chamber of Commerce present MARITIME FESTIVAL FIREWORKS!

10:30 p.m. - Midnight   Music by Gut Bucket at Beach Stage


Sunday, July 13th


9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Ecumenical Worship Service at Tent

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Knights of Columbus Car Show at Murphy Lawn

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Poorman’s Promotions Craft Show - Behind Murphy Museum

11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Zion Lutheran Fish Fry at Tent

11 p.m. - 3 p.m. Dueling Pianos... They’re Back! at Tent

2 p.m. History & Health Challenge Walk at starting at the  Visitor’s Center-Downtown

3 p.m. HBAA Community Cash Raffle at Tent


 Thumbs Up To Our Sponsors!


Without your support, this event would not be possible.

 Thank you to the following:


Clark Ramsey - Farm Bureau Ins.

 Dow AgroSciences

 H & R Block

 Harbor Beach Chamber of Commerce

 Valley Gear & Machine Inc.

Harbor Beach Party Store / CITGO

Smith Distributing & Budweiser

DTE Energy

Harbor Drug/Good Neighbor Pharmacy

Schott Excavating

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

Continental Rental

 Eastern Huron Ambulance

Frontier Communications

Harbor Beach Fire Department

 J.W. Hunt OTC Inc.

 Ramsey Funeral Home

 Sensient Flavors

 Signature Bank

Smalley’s Bar & Grill

Top of the Hill Collision

Zion Lutheran School


Chemical Bank

 Concerned Home Care

 Dr. James Hirn, DDS

 Jaime F. Tan M.D.

Harbor Beach Community Hospital

 Harbor Beach Library

 Let’s Go Fishing & We Sell Stuff

 The Lakeshore Guardian

Northstar Bank

R.C. Hendrick & Son Inc.

Revolution Café

 Thumb Cellular

Thumb Cooling & Heating LLC

 United Title Agency  

 Varty Automotive Supply

 Adam Wood

 Al’s Restaurant

Barclay Furniture

Chuck’s Plumbing

 Conquergood & Sons Excavating

Pallas Screw Products

Patti’s Barber Shop & Tanning Salon

Plester Tiling

Thumb Office Supply

True Value Hardware

 All Season Service & Sales

Booms Rent-all

HB Community Federal Credit Union 

   K & S Insurance

 Ney’s Auto Service





Part Time Job Opportunity in Harbor Beach


        Seeking outgoing, creative and self-motivated individual for part time position with Harbor Beach Chamber of Commerce & City of Harbor Beach.  Ideal candidate will possess good verbal/written communication skills, and excellent computer skills necessary for handling marketing and advertising of local events.  Position will be primarily daytime 10-12 flexible hours per week.  Email resume to visitor@harborbeachchamber.com or mail to Harbor Beach Chamber of Commerce, P.O Box 113 , Harbor Beach , MI 48441 no later  than July 3, 2014 .


Job Description


Person chosen for this position will be located at City Hall with telephone and computer equipment provided. 


1.    Manage weekly/monthly advertising for Harbor Beach events including, but not limited to, radio, social media, newspapers,  website, visual/signage for downtown businesses, Community House marquis, cable television (Channel 97)


2.    Personal visits to Members/Businesses in Harbor Beach area, public relations – soliciting volunteers and new members.


3.    Create, print and distribute handouts, fliers, public relations for events, includes Discover The Blue literature, table tents (restaurants), etc.


4.    Distribute Visitor Guides to Members throughout year as needed.


5.    Create newsletter – recap of what’s going on, providing the information to webmaster of both Harbor Beach Chamber and City websites.


6.    Report to Chamber Board of Directors with written and verbal reports as needed. 


7.    Attend Chamber meetings (membership and board) as well as City Council meetings if needed.


8.    Answer telephone calls requesting information about Chamber and City events.


9.    Primary responsibilities will be carried out during daytime business hours, however, meeting attendance  is often in the evening, but does not occur more than a couple times a month.

Tuesday, June 3rd General Membership Meeting


June 3rd, Chamber meeting location changed!!



Hope you can join us! We haven't had an official general membership meeting since March. At our scheduled April meeting, we did not have enough of the general membership in attendance to have a quorum, and an official meeting could not be conducted.  To allow  for additional attendance, we've changed our June meeting location to the Hospital Conference Center.  Meeting is on Tuesday, June 3rd at 6:30 pm.  This will not be a dinner meeting.  We will, however, be having ice cream sundaes following the meeting.  Ice cream will be from Anchorage compliments of the Chamber!!  So be sure to join us Tuesday, June 3rd at 6:30 pm to find out what's new!

Memorial Day Weekend City-wide Garage Sales

What a Holiday Weekend to be in Harbor Beach!

City-wide Garage Sales Memorial Weekend

Friday, May 23rd through Monday, May 26th

Someone's trash is another one's treasure!

Shop Harbor Beach...

Kids growing? Need summer clothing?

Tired of your furniture, want something new for the Summer?

Shop the numerous sales in Harbor Beach

Get a list of sales at the Visitor Center, Citgo,

Varney's Coney Island Cafe and Harbor Drug

Hungry or Thirsty?

Stop at these Chamber member restaurants, ice cream shops,

coffee shops and party stores:

On Huron Avenue: Al's, Anchorage and Smalley's Bar and Grill

On State Street:  Ernesto's Pizzeria, Revolution Cafe,

 Subway, Harbor Breeze, IGA Express

James Lincoln Park:  Top Dog Concessions

North of town:  PaPa G's Party Store, Varney's Coney Island Cafe,

and Train Station Motel


Click Here for a List of Participant


Sponsored by Harbor Beach Chamber of Commerce

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