Looking for some spectacular fireworks displays? LittleGuide Detroit shares where to find fireworks festivals in Metro Detroit this summer.
By Chrissy Hartig
Friday, June 22 at dusk
Stony Creek Metropark in Shelby Township
Fireworks at the Metroparks is a five county celebration that has been a tradition for years! The fireworks shows provide a safe and exciting way for the community to celebrate our nation’s birthday, while enjoying the natural beauty of the Metroparks. Each fireworks display will begin at dusk.
Saturday, June 23 at 10:15 p.m.
Ford Field Livonia
Each year Livonia Spree concludes with its Grand Finale Fireworks Extravaganza on Sunday night at dusk (approximately 10:15 pm). Eagerly anticipated by Spree visitors, Sunday night will find the Spree grounds filled with people, and lawn chairs set up and picnics in progress along major Livonia streets.
Saturday, June 23 at 10 p.m.
Downtown Lake Orion
The annual Lake Orion Lions Club Jubilee carnival and fireworks features midway rides, games, live entertainment, fireworks on Saturday night, a beer tent and more. Unlike anywhere else, this festival is located right in the heart of downtown Lake Orion.
Monday, June 25 at 9:55 p.m.
The Parade Company is excited to pump up the City of Detroit on June 25 for the 60th Ford Fireworks along the Detroit River. The Ford Fireworks will begin at 9:55 p.m.
Wednesday, June 27 at 10 p.m.
Borden Park in Rochester Hills
This year’s family friendly event begins at 6 p.m. with family games and live entertainment. Michigan’s second largest fireworks show will begin at 10 p.m.
Thursday, June 28 at 6 p.m.
Sibley Square Park in Wixom
Celebrate Independence Day Wixom style! There will be two bands, great food, beer and wine tent, family entertainment and spectacular fireworks display.
Saturday, June 30 at 10 p.m.
The 2018 Taylor Summer Festival will be held Thursday, June 28 through Sunday, July 1, with the Masco Taylor Summer Festival Fireworks display scheduled for approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 30.
June 30, July 1, 3, and 4 from 6 to 10 p.m.
Greenfield Village in Dearborn
Red, white and blue-festooned buildings, classic summer tastes, fifes and drums and fireflies are the backdrop for the most robust expression of the Fourth of July. Community goodwill fills Greenfield Village as picnic blankets and chairs are assembled for the joint concert by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus, the premier touring musical representatives of the United States Army. The finale is the DSO’s stirring rendition of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, played in harmony with authentic cannon fire followed by a patriotic medley under a canopy of fireworks.
Saturday, June 30 at 9:15 p.m.
Lake Orion’s American Summer
The 2018 Dueling Fireworks show will start after sunset when it gets dark enough. Be sure to find your place early to watch.
Tuesday, July 3 at dusk
Suburban Collection Showplace Novi
This year’s festival brings all your Stars & Stripes favorites back to the grounds of the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Admission is $3 for anyone over 5, free admission for kids 5 and under and veterans with military ID. Fireworks show begins around dusk.
Tuesday, July 3 at 10 p.m.
The Packard Proving Grounds
Presented by the Shelby Township Downtown Development Authority, the 2018 Shelby Township Independence Day Fireworks will begin at 10 p.m. July 3. The fireworks will be visible throughout the Shelby Township DDA Van Dyke corridor. The Packard Proving Grounds will be hosting a Fireworks Festival including live entertainment, kids activities, concessions and shopping at 49965 Van Dyke Ave.
Wednesday, July 4th at 10 p.m.
Clintonwood Park in Clarkston
Bring your friends and family to Clintonwood Park at 11 a.m. to honor tradition, family-time and our troops. The 30-minute fireworks show starts at 10 p.m.
Wednesday, July 4 at 10 p.m.
Gibraltar Community Center
On July 4, activities will begin with the annual 4th of July parade starting at the Community Complex and finishing at the Gibraltar Community Center. Activities at the Community Center and Park will follow the parade. The daylong event will feature amusement rides, music, food vendors, bingo, craft vendors, beer tent, a petting farm, face painting, and a clown show ending with the annual fireworks display beginning at 10 p.m.
This article was first published on LittleGuideDetroit.com.