Thunder Over Waters takes place the Sunday of Labor Day weekend in downtown Waters, Michigan! Activities include a 5K race, kid's games, parade, arts & crafts, and grand finale fire works! The purpose of the Thunder Over Waters Festival is to bring families and our community together to promote the village of Waters and all it has to offer. Pancake & Sausage Breakfast served at Keg Bar & Grill 8:30am to 11am, Arts & Crafts Show starting at 10am, Lunch at the Fire Hall starting at 11am, Parade 1pm, Fireworks at dusk.
The Mackinac Bridge Walk has been held every year since 1958. The first bridge walk during the Bridge's Dedication Ceremony in June, 1958 and only 68 people walked across the Mackinac Bridge that year. The walk has been held on Labor Day every year since 1959. Most years, the Michigan Governor leads off the start of the Bridge Walk and President George H. W. Bush led the walk in 1992.http://www.mightymac.org/bridgewalk.htm