Weather Forecast

Boats check in with the judges at Long Lake's boat parade in 2012. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Boat parades are lake staples

Email News Alerts

Merry bands of sailors will set sail Independence Day on area lakes. It has become an annual tradition for many in the area.

Long Lake


The annual Long Lake Independence Day flotilla will be launched Thursday, July 4th.  

Just for the fun of it, decorate your boats and meet at 9:50 a.m. in front of the New Frontier Resort on the west side of the lake.  

Sailors will depart at 10 a.m. in two groups, one north and one south.  Show your patriotic spirit!

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.