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Detroit, MI National Marina Day Events

’Celebrate the Lake’ Event at MacRay Harbor

30675 N. River Rd.
Harrison Township 48045
Phone: (586)468-1900
Email: bsimmons@tourlakestclair.org
Website: Macray.com

Event Info:

The Lake St. Clair Tourism Initiative and the Clinton River Watershed Council (two non-profits) have put on the "Celebrate the Lake" event at MacRay Harbor since 2010. The event is comprised of boating educational displays and demonstrations, a marina "kids day," a nautical yard sale and much more, even a Concert Under the Stars. The event is free and open to the public. Displays include: EDUCATION DISPLAYS Clinton River Watershed Council Anchor Bay Yachting Association Michigan Clean Marina Noble Odyssey Foundation – Pride of Michigan Sea Cadets The Lake St. Clair Tourism Initiative Lake St. Clair Metropark US Coast Guard Coast Guard Aux (schedule boat inspections for Saturday) US Border Patrol US Customs Macomb Marine Sheriff Michigan Sea Grant Michigan Department of Natural Resources & Environment US Army Corp of Engineers National Weather Service (NOAA) South Channel Range Lights KIDS ACTIVITIES Bounce Houses Face Painting Balloon Art Magic Show Arts & Crafts Many Games Metro Learning Center Fishing Simulator Kids Fishing Tournament RC Boats

On the water training? No

 

Belle Maer Harbor

41700 Conger Bay Drive
Harrison Township, MI 48045
Phone: (586)465-4534
Email: bradley@simmonsco.comcastbiz.net
Website: Bellemaer.com

Event Info:

Belle Maer Harbor launched its inaugural “Marina Fun Day” on National Marina Day in 2011 and has continued the tradition each year on National Marina Day. This event includes participation by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary which performs Courtesy Vessel Safety Checks for mariners who want to comply with requirements. While some plans for the 2013 event still need to be confirmed, there will be a Kid’s Fishing Contest, a fire engine with crew demonstrations, K-9 unit demonstrations, a bounce house, balloon tying, duck pond and piñata smash, barbeque dinner, live band and more. Belle Maer Harbor’s Marina Fun Day has become one of the most anticipated and best attended events of the season because of our programming for safety and education, kids events, games and activities, as well as the entertainment the marina provides free of charge.

On the water training? No

 

Bouvier Bridge Marina

7838 Dixie Hwy (M-29)
Fair Haven, MI 48023
Phone: (586)725-6530
Email: bouvierbridgemarina@comcast.net
Website: BouvierBridgeMarina.com

Event Info:

Looking to pair up with a organization and offer space for displays. Willing to help promote Marina Day.

On the water training? No

 

Great Lakes Docks & Decks

7427 Dyke Rd
Algonac, MI
Phone: (586)725-0009
Email: gldocks@yahoo.com
Website: TheKayakStore.com

Event Info:

On water demos in kayaks

On the water training? Yes

 

Klave’s Marina

8789 McGregor Rd
Pinckney, MI 48169
Phone: (734)426-4532
Email: charscabin@yahoo.com
Website: KlavesMarina.com

Event Info:

We are a marina/boat dealership on a seven lake chain of lakes in southeastern Michigan. We are interested in participating in National Marina Day by providing boats for boat rides and driving experiences. We also have Stand Up Paddleboards and can provide demonstration and safety instruction on the boards. We have not participated in the past and would like information on certified boat driver trainers. We would like to also get information on getting trainers certified.

On the water training? No

 

MacRay Harbor

30675 North River Road
Harrison Township, MI 48045
Phone: (586)468-1900
Email: bsimmons@tourlakestclair.org
Website: Macray.com

Event Info:

Three area non-profit organizations with a strong connection and dedication to Lake St. Clair are hosting a major celebration of the lake and its assets Saturday, June 8, with activities to take place at MacRay Harbor on North River Road in Harrison Township. This year will feature an expanded list of events and activities—all of which are free and open to the public. The celebration kicks off Saturday at noon with exhibitors featuring educational, informative and how-to presentations from noon to 4:00 p.m. at an exhibit area located on the south side of the MacRay Banquet and Events Facility. Here, participants with any questions about the lake or activities on it or in it can get those questions answered by knowledgeable and passionate experts. The exhibits will promote clean recreational boating practices, clean marina programs, green products you can use on the boat or at home, marine safety statutes, local watercraft controls, administrative laws and the scientific research being done by the Sea Cadets through the Great Lakes system. Here are the highlights of the 2013 event: Kids Day, Boating Educational Displays & Nautical Yard Sale – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Great Lakes Division Navy Sea Cadets – Pride of Michigan Research Training Vessel – Silent Auction – 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS AUCTION WILL BE USED TO SUPPORT THIS GREAT PROGRAM Bistro Dinner Special – 5:00 pm-11:00 pm – in the Harbor Grille Bistro Concert Under the Stars – NO CHARGE 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm BOATING EDUCATION DISPLAYS Clinton River Watershed Council Anchor Bay Yachting Association Michigan Clean Marina Noble Odyssey Foundation – Pride of Michigan Sea Cadets The Lake St. Clair Tourism Initiative Metro Beach Coast Guard Coast Guard Aux (schedule boat inspections for Saturday) US Border Patrol US Customs Macomb Marine Sheriff Michigan Sea Grant South Channel Range Lights KIDS ACTIVITIES Bounce Houses Face Painting Balloon Art Magic Show Arts & Crafts Many Games Metro Learning Center Fishing Simulator Fishing Tournament RC Boats Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chips & Beverages

On the water training? No

 

Milliken State Harbor

1900 Atwater Street
Detroit, MI 48207
Phone: (313) 396-0217
Email: thornburye@michigan.gov

Event Info:

42° 19’ 55? N83° 01’ 31? W35 Transient Slips and 16 Seasonal Slips Operation Dates: April 30-October 2 for overnight boating Harbormaster on duty from 8 am to 8 pm from May 27, 2011 to September 5, 2011. For information during the rest of the season please call ahead. Radio Channel: 9 Amenities include: water, electricity (30 & 50 amp), restrooms, showers, pump out, 24-hour security, picnic tables and laundry.All transactions for reservations at this harbor must be handled with a credit or debit card. No cash is accepted.

On the water training? No

 

Nautical Mile Yacht Club

24030 Jefferson
Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080
Phone: (586)776-5650
Email: harbor9marina@hotmail.com
Website: NauticalMileYC.com

Event Info:

Fleet Review and entertainment and Brownies on the lake Hosted by Nautical Mile Yacht Club

On the water training? No

 

Sundog Marina

31785 S. River Road
Harrison Twp., MI 48045
Phone: (586)468-5400
Email: bkelley@sundogmarina.com
Website: SunDogMarina.com

Event Info:

We are recently a "Michigan Clean Marine" certified facility. We have a Marina and a Shipyard with 30 and 70 ton Travelift. We plan a marina open house and Clean Marina celebration on June 8th for National Marina Day.

On the water training? No