Browns Bar (Harsens Island, Michigan)

Browns Bar has been a favorite legendary waterfront bar for boaters on Lake St. Clair ever since it opened in 1946.

Billy Fritts purchased Browns in 1996, created the slogan “Big Boats, Big Beers, Big Party’s!”, hired Chef Dave Thompson as manager, and Browns has been getting more and more popular every year.

Read JobbieCrew’s Exclusive Interview with Billy Fritts here:

Browns Bar (Harsens Island, Michigan)

Browns has 50+ boat wells for boats, so you can conveniently pull your boat right up to the bar! Otherwise, you have to take a car. Browns in located on Harsens Island.

To get there, take Champion’s Auto Ferry from the mainland (Pointe Tremble Road, Algonac, Michigan). Yes, you will drive your car onto the ferry, pay the $7.00 roundtrip fee and they will take you to Harsens Island.

Browns is also nationally famous for having one of the best Halloween Costume parties in the country. It’s usually held the first Saturday in October.

Photos from Browns Halloween Party:

Browns Bar Halloween Party (Harsens Island, Michigan)

What:          Browns Bar opens for boating season!

When:         Thursday, May 16, 2019

Where:        Browns Bar (6630 Middle Channel Drive, Harsens Island, Michigan)

Browns Bar (Harsens Island, Michigan)

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JobbieCrew Exclusive Interview with Browns owner Billy Fritts

Browns Bar (Harsens Island, Michigan)

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