Discover Beaver Island
America's Emerald Isle
Explore Beaver island
The largest island in Lake Michigan, Beaver Island hosts many activities for every nature lover. The year round population is approximately 600 – with a large percentage of Irish descent. Time slows down here, offering a peaceful, relaxed way of life. Tour the Island by bicycle, or bring your car over on the ferry or rent a car to circle the Island in an afternoon.
Fly to the island…
Island Airways 800-524-6895
Fresh Air Aviation 888-359-7448
Places to stay…
Emerald Isle Inn- 448-2376
Erin Motel- 448-2240
Harbor View 448-2201
McCann House BnB- 231-420-2167
Give me Shelter – 217-979-3040
Richards Rental management- 231-675-67178
Dalwhinnes apartments- 448 2733
Paradise Bay Retreat- 616-550-1412
Places to eat…
Wild Strawberry Cafe formerly Dalwninne 231-448-2736
Shamrock is open for food- 231-448-2278
Things To Do And See On Beaver Island
Because of our location in the middle of northern Lake Michigan Beaver Island is one of the finest dark skies star gazing locations in the United States. We are far away from the light pollution of any large metro areas.
See what is going on at Paradise Bay, weather, traffic and more…
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Beaver Island Community Calendar
The Beaver Island Community Calendar is maintained by WVBI. Content here is included in WVBI’s weekday on-air Community Calendar report at 9, noon, 3 and 6. These events are also shown on the digital displays around town and across as well as in previews for movies at the BIC Center. Want digital signage at your business or rental? Learn more here.
NOTE: This version of the calendar does not include community board and governance meetings or other events not likely to be of interest to visitors. To see those or to view more than the events for the next two weeks shown below, visit the full WVBI Community Calendar.