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The Grand Opening Event

A celebration of the completion and dedication of the new Houghton Township Park will be held on 20 August 2023 in Eagle River, MI


The program for the celebration is in progress so check back periodically for updated information. 

As of 26 July 2023 we can promise you:

  • a couple of hours of great music in the afternoon

  • eight picnic tables with Lake Superior views

  • The FORAGE food  truck will be available          from 1 PM to 5 PM

  • Things to do before the music: Picnic, explore the sports facilities, take a guided walking tour of Eagle River, visit the Eagle River Historical Museum, enter the 50/50 raffle

  • Things to do during the music: Listen. Dance!


12 PM to 2 PM

Explore sports facilities/have a picnic/take a

 town walking tour/visit the Eagle River museum


2 PM to 4 PM

Dedication (15 minutes) followed by

Music by Oren Tikkanen and the Backroom Boys


1 PM to 5 PM

 Forge food truck          50/50 raffles

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Oren Tikkanen and the Backroom Boys will play ethnic and dance music starting at 2:15 PM following a brief dedication ceremony.

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The FORGE FOOD SMITH truck will be at the park from

1 to 5 PM

Explore and use the volleyball, basketball, horseshoe and kickball


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