Whitmore Lake Events & Festivities

Upcoming Events:

County Clean-up Day

Saturday, June 9 from 9:00am-2:00pm

Northfield Township is hosting it's 5th annual Clean-up Day, Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 9am-2pm at the Northfield Township Public Safety Building.

What to bring:

  • Traditional recyclable materials (glass, cardboard, plastic, paper, scrap metal)
  • Appliances (refrigerator, dryer, a/c unit, etc.)
  • Household hazardous materials (paint, pesticides, cleaning supplies, oil, etc.)
  • Tires
  • Electronics (TV, computer, etc.)
  • Bulky household items (mattress, furniture, etc.)
  • Construction and demolition waste (drywall, wood, bricks, etc.)

Suggested donations:

  • Please consider a minimum donation of $10.00 to help support this effort.
  • Bring 4 tires for free. We request a donation of $5 for each additional tire.
  • Bring 1 TV, computer or appliance for free. We request a donation of $10 for each additional item.

This event is for Washtenaw County residents. Sorry, but we can’t accept materials from businesses or out-of-county residents.

Call 734-222-3810 or visit http://recycle.ewashtenaw.org for more info!

Northfield Township Area Library Community Picnics

Kick back and enjoy the summer evening with your neighbors on the lawn with music, games, and laughter. Whitmore Lake Public Schools will be hosting a storytime for elementary aged kids, and they will be giving away books for the kiddos to add to their home library. This is a BYOM (bring your own meal) event. The Library will provide lemonade and water.

Community Picnics will be held from 6:00PM-7:30PM on the following dates: 
     - Friday, June 15
     - Friday, July 20
     - Friday, August 17  

Location: Northfield Township Area Library
              125 Barker Rd.
              Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

Movies Under The Stars

Bring your family and friends!  Bring your blankets and chairs!  Enjoy a family movie under the stars!  Watch from shore or from your boat on the lake!  

All movies begin at DUSK.  

This is a FREE Event! Concessions are available for purchase!  

Featured Movies:  June 15 - Paddington 2
                          June 29 - Sing!
                          July 27 - Star Wars: The Force Awakens
                          August 10 - Ferdinand
                          August 24 - CoCo

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

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 30, 2018 - Jay Fox
July 28, 2018 - Bavarian Showtime Band
August 25, 2018 - Enzian

4th of July Festivities

Saturday, June 30th

  • 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 1. 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. 

  • Red, White & Blue Color Run 5K/10K 

    Whitmore Lake Middle School
    8877 Main St., Whitmore Lake

    7:00am - Registration and Packet Pick-up
    8:00am - 10K begins
    8:15am - 5K begins
    10:15am - Awards & Prizes

    Register by June 18th to get a free t-shirt! Prizes to the top overall male and overall female finishers, and 3 deep in each age group: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over

    Timing and scoring will be done by Mac's Sports Timing.  Results will be posted after the event at www.macssportstiming.com and https://runsignup.com/whitmorelakeraces

    Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/WhitmoreLake/WhitmoreLakeRaces or on the day of the race

    Proceeds will go toward scholoarships for the WLHS Graduating Seniors.
    Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Whitmore Lake, Whitmore Lake Community Recreation, and Regency at Whitmore Lake. 

Wednesday, 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 Super Heroes.  

    The Parade starts on Barker Road and proceeds 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 Clubs. 

  • Root Beer Float Social starting at Noon
    Celebrate the 4th of July with a FREE Root Beer Float at the Community Center!  
    Starts after the parade until we run out of supplies!  
    Fun for the whole family!  

    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. 

  • Boat Parade of Lights at 9:50PM
    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). For more info, contact Sam at Mac's Marina (734) 449-4706 

More Events Will be Added Soon!