2021 Independence Day Weekend Events

The biggest weekend of the year in Roaming Shores is Independence Day weekend (July 2nd – 4th)! Check out the following planned events!

Roaming Shores 5K & 1 Mile:

The weekend will kick off on Saturday, July 3rd at 8am with the Roaming Shores 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. This is a family friendly athletic event. Proceeds benefiting our local Safety Services and the STARS Club who organizes the annual Roaming Shores Fireworks Display and numerous social events. Sign up online. Price increases after June 26th!

Cardboard Boat Races:

The Roaming Shores Police Department will host their 3rd Annual Cardboard Boat Race at Beach 1 on Saturday, July 3rd at Noon. “THE CHALLENGE”: to design and build a person-powered corrugated cardboard boat capable of racing a 200-yard course, in Lake Roaming Rock. Boats may be powered by canoe paddles, oars, kayak paddles, approved mechanical paddlewheels, sails and raw muscle power. For full rules and waiver, click here or contact the Roaming Shores Police Department at rspd@roamingshorespd.org.

Jason Scribben Memorial Volleyball Tournament:

Jason P. Scribben was a senior at Grand Valley High School and died in a boating accident on Lake Roaming Rock on July 4th, 1998. The volleyball court at beach #1 was dedicated to him.

This year the annual Jason P. Scribben Memorial 3 on 3 Volleyball Tournament will be held on July 3rd at the Roaming Shores Beach #1 Volleyball Court. The tournament will start at 1pm and registration will begin at 12pm.

Please come and join us as we celebrate Jason P. Scribben’s memories and support safe boating on our Lake.


The Annual Fireworks Display will be Saturday, July 3rd at 10pm, weather permitting. The rain date will be July 4th. The annual display is made possible by the generous donations of our Membership and the tireless efforts of the STARS Club. The show is best viewed by boat or from the Beach 1 area.

As the fireworks display is fired from Beach 2, please note that the entire Beach 2 area will be closed on the afternoon of the show. There is no set time for Beach 2’s closure, it is up to the Fireworks company. 

Boaters: Please anchor your boats around the buoys (rather than down the lake) for safety and the best view of lower & sky driven displays. Try to be in place by 9:30pm/9:45pm.

**On Fireworks Night, the entire lake will be NO WAKE beginning at 8pm until dawn the following morning.**

STARS Cornhole Tournament

The STARS Club will be hosting a Cornhole Tournament on Sunday, July 4th. The tournament will be held by the tennis courts. Rain or shine. Check-in starts at 12 Noon, Tournament starts at 1:00pm. Click here for more info, rules, and registration info!

Lake Dam Status

Lake Level Updates: Normal.

Current Valve Status: Closed.

Reason:  N/A

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