In case you’re beginning to plan your Independence Day celebrations – and you should be – right here’s a listing of probably the most spectacular fireworks shows in southeast Michigan. Some shows are scheduled in advance of the Fourth of July weekend.
Take into accout, we’re only human. We attempt for 100 percent accuracy, however as these listings have been curated from more than a few internet sites, we will not be able to ensure all of the details. Double check with the neighborhood prior to heading out.
Wednesday, June 24th
Rochester Festival of the Hills Fireworks, 10:06 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, Borden Park, 1400 E. Hamlin Roads, Rochester Hills; free. Activities start at 6 p.m., including games and live entertainment, as a prelude to Michigan’s second-largest fireworks show.
Thursday, June 25th
Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival, 10 p.m., Thursday, June 25 (rain date Friday, June 26), Waterfront Park, 36300 Front Street, New Baltimore; free (some events can have charges). The June 24-28 festival features a pageant, carnival, parade, contests and games, music, food, and fireworks, and fish flies.
Red Run Golf Course, nightfall, Thursday, June 25, Red Run Golf Course, 2036 Rochester Road, Royal Oak; free.
Friday, June 26th
Stony Creek Metropark Fireworks, 10 p.m. Friday, June 26, 4300 Main Park Drive, Shelby Township; $7 per car, $10 after 5 p.m., free with yearly permit.
Saturday, June 27th
Lake Erie Metropark Fireworks, 10 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 32481 W. Jefferson Ave., Brownstown; $7 per car, $10 after 10 p.m., free with yearly permit. There’s live music from 6-9:30 p.m., the wave pool and different park attractions shall be open, and food items and novelty glow merchandise will likely be available till it’s time for the fireworks.Lake Orion Jubilee Fireworks, 10 p.m. Saturday, June 27 (rain date, Sunday June 28), Green’s Prk, off M-24, south of Flint Street, Lake Orion; free.
The June 25-28 party features midway rides and games as well.Van Buren Township Fireworks, 10 p.m. Saturday, June 27, Beck Road baseball fields between Tyler Highway and I-94 North service drive, Van Buren Township; free. Besides the fireworks, music from a DJ, foods and drinks vendors and glow merchandise.Taylor Summer Festival, 10 p.m. Saturday, June 27, Heritage Park close to the Sheridan Community Center, 12111 Pardee Road, Taylor, free (additional charges for rides and entertainment). The June 25-28 festival comprises of carnival rides, the Heritage Park Petting Farm, live entertainment and different activities.
Sunday, June 28th
Livonia Spree: 10:15 p.m. Sunday, June 28, Ford Field at Farmington and Lyndon roads, Livonia, free access, plus $25 for all-day ride bracelets and $50 for three-day rides. A 30-minute show presented via the Livonia Anniversary Committee is the grand finale for the June 23-28 festival. Rides move till 11 p.m. each and every evening.
Stars and Stripes Festival, 10:30 p.m. Sunday, June 28, Freedom Hill County Park, 15000 Metropolitan Freeway, Sterling Heights, free, plus $25 carnival ride wristband. The fireworks show caps off 4 days of fun at the June 25-28 festival.
Madison Heights Festival in the Park, nightfall, Sunday, June 28, Civic Center Park, 360 W. 13 Mile Road, Madison Heights; free (charges for some events and activities). The festival begins at 7 p.m. and includes music, games and amusing activities for children, including face painting and inflatables.
Tuesday, June 30th
Lake St. Clair Metropark Fireworks, 10 p.m. Tuesday, June 30 31300 Metropolitan Parkway, Harrison Township; $7/car entry rate, $10/car entry rate after 5 p.m. The fireworks show gives shocking views from a boat, or on Center Beach. The Happy American Band plays before the show.
Wedesday-Saturday, July 1-4
22nd Annual Salute to America, 9:45 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, July 1-4, Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn; advance tickets for non-members, $25 for ages 13 and older, $15.50 for ages 5-12 $6 parking; for members, $21.25 for ages 13 and older, $13.25 for ages 5-12, parking free; prices increase $4 for members and non-members at the door. This four-day celebration contains games and activities for the youngsters, holiday food from The Henry Ford’s award-winning culinary staff and music by way of Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the U.S. Army Field Band, Live performance Band and Soldiers’ Chorus. The grand finale features the DSO taking part in Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, featuring authentic cannon fire and a impressive fireworks show accompanied by live patriotic music.
Wednesday, July 1st
Hudson Mills Metropark Fireworks, nightfall, Wednesday, July 1, 8801 N. Territorial Road, Dexter; $10 special event daily allow after 5 p.m.; free admission with annual permit.
Thursday, July 2nd
Romulus Community Fireworks, nightfall, Thursday, July 2 (rain date Friday, July 3), field behind Romulus Middle School and Wick Elementary School at Wick and Ozga roads, romulus; free. This colourful show is gifted via the Romulus Rotary Club and contains vendors selling food and glow merchandise.
Friday, July 3rd
Birmingham/Beverly Hills Fireworks, nightfall, Friday, July 3, Lincoln Hills Golf Course, 2666 W. 14 Mile, Beverly Hills; free.
Hazel Park Raceway Fireworks, 10:30 p.m. Friday, July 3, 1650 E. 10 Mile Road, Hazel Park; free admission and parking; free. Arrive early – say 6 or 7 p.m. – to beat the crowds, enjoy thoroughbred racing, living music and dinner. It’s all free, apart from for the food.
Manchester Fireworks Show, nightfall (most often, 10:15 p.m.), Friday, July Three, Carr Park, 600 W. Primary St., Machester, unfastened. The Manchester Males’s Membership sponsors this annual show.
Sylvan Lake Fireworks, 10 p.m., Friday, July Three, over Sylvan Lake on the Oakland County Boat Membership, 2330 Ferndale St., Sylvan Lake; unfastened admission, parking $15 in advance or $20 the day of the fireworks. The Oakland County Boat Membership sponsors this fireworks show.
Whitmore Lake Fireworks, nightfall Friday, July 3, viewing across from the post office, 9725 Main St., Whitmore Lake; free.
Oakland County Fair, 10 p.m. Friday, July 3, Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Road, Davisburg; $10 for parking and entry, $5 admission if you happen to stroll to the fairgrounds. The fireworks show commemorates the opening day of the fair, which runs July 3-12.
Plymouth Township Fireworks, 10:15 p.m. Friday, July 3, Township Park, 46640 Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth; free.
Wolverine Lake Tiki Night time and Fireworks, nightfall Friday, July Three, Wolverine Lake in Commerce Township; free. This unbelievable show contains traditional fireworks as well a a variety of tiki candles on the shore.
Saturday, July 4th
Clawson Fourth of July Celebration, nightfall Saturday, July 4, Clawson City Park, 935 N. Custer Ave., Clawson; $2 per individual for park entry.
Groveland Oaks Park Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 4, Groveland Oaks Park, 14555 Dixie Highway, Holly; $10/car after 5 p.m.
Huntington Woods Fireworks, 10:05 p.m. Saturday, July Four (rain date is Sunday, July Five), Rackham Golfing Route, 10100 W. 10 Mile Road, Huntington Woods; free. Residents are encouraged to bike to this event, however there’s parking available too. Make sure to arrive early.
Independence Fest, 10 p.m. Saturday, July 4, Clintonwood Park, 6000 Clarkston Street, Clarkston; $10/automobile after 6 p.m.; $2/shuttle from Clarkston High School, 6093 Flemings lake Road. The celebration begins with a 10 a.m parade beginning at St. Daniel Catholic Church, and includes carnival rides, food, craft vendors, music, activities for children and a celebration of veterans.
Lake Orion Fourth of July Fireworks, nightfall Saturday, July 4 (rain date is Sunday, July 5), Green’s Park, 100 S Park Blvd., Lake Orion; free. Experience this large fireworks show wherever you’re at around the lake. Be expecting some impressive displays, together with eight-inch rounds that will go 200 feet higher and 150 feet wider than in earlier years.
Trenton Independence Day Fireworks, nightfall Saturday, July 4, Riverside Drive between Harrison and Atwood avenues, or along the riverfront, Trenton; free. This show is without doubt one of the greatest of its kind in Michigan and is preceded by a live concert from 8-10 p.m.
White Lake Fireworks, nightfall, Saturday, July 4 (rain date is Sunday, July 5), south end of White Lake in Highland Township; free. This impressive two-barge show is sponsored by the White Lake Citizens League.
Grosse Pointe Farms Regatta and Fireworks, nightfall Saturday, July 4, Pier Park, 350 Lake Shore Drive, Grosse Pointe Farms; free. The regatta, sponsored by the Grosse Pointe Farms Boat Club, takes place July 3-5. The celebration additionally includes live music, boat races, and numerous fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. A free live music performance from 7 until 9:45 p.m. on Saturday is capped by the fireworks show.