Discover Beaver Island

America's Emerald Isle

New Event in 2019 
Emerald Isle Irish Fest
 September 6-8

Beaver Island's Special Events


Beaver Island Run and 5kThe Beaver Island Half Marathon plus 10K and 5K. Start at 9:00AM for 1/2 Marathon, 9:30AM for 10K and 10:00AM for 5K. Packet pick up and day before registration will take place on the porch at Dalwhinnie from 5 – 6:30.

Fun opportunity to explore the Island! August 31, 2019 is the day of three great races. Our half marathon, 10 K and 5 K. All three races begin at the public beach and end at the public beach; but in between, you will see amazing scenery, wildlife, and flora. We have participant medals for every runner/walker, plus prizes for first place in all age categories for the ½ marathon. There will be refreshments at the finish line in addition to music by the band Legal Immigrants. The band will also perform at the Shamrock that night. Come to Beaver Island and run, then relax on our very special island.

The proceeds go to help support The Beaver Island Cultural Arts Association. In the past we have also given to the Beaver Island Rural Health Center. The registration link can be found at You will also find everything you need to know about getting to Beaver Island and accommodations. Please join us! You will be glad you did! Sign up at Learn more at our website.
August 31, 2019


Irish Fest LogoA weekend full of fun for the whole family. History, music on the porch and in the cultural center, Irish dancing, a tea room, crafts and games. Fantastic bands! Byrnes Brothers, Finvarra’s Wren,Brother Crowe, Andro, Danny and friends, Ed Palmer, Ruby John, Brian Roman, Cindy Gillespie Cushman and more!

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September 6-8th, 2019

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.

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Beaver Island Community Calendar

WVBI Community CalendarThe 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 hereNOTE: 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, visit the full calendar using the WVBI Community Calendar link here.

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