A guide to all the fireworks shows you can see in metro Detroit


What better way to celebrate the abstract idea of our freedom by literalizing a symbol of it? Watch the rockets' red glare at these metro area firework shows (arranged by date).

June 23
Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival
Where: Waterfront Park, 36300 Front Street in New Baltimore
When: 10 p.m.

June 24
St. Clair Shores Fireworks Extravaganza
Where: Veterans Memorial Park, 32400 Jefferson Ave in St Clair Shores
When: dusk

Stoney Creek Metropark Fireworks
Where: Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road in Shelby Township
When: dusk

Mount Clemens Independence Day Fireworks
Where: Downtown Mount Clemens - Riverfront, N. Main St in Mount Clemens
When: dusk

June 25
Kensington Metropark Fireworks
Where: Kensington Metropark - Over Kent Lake, 2240 W. Buno Road in Milford
When: dusk

Ortonville Fireworks
Where: Brandon Middle School, 609 S Ortonville Rd in Ortonville
When: dusk

Red White & Blues Festival & BBQ
Where: Adjacent to Highland Township Hall, 205 N John Street in Highland
When: 10 p.m.

Lake Orion 2016 Jubilee
Where: Green's Park, Park Island Drive in Lake Orion
When: dusk

Utica Riverwalk Festival
Where: Riverwalk/Clock tower Next to City Hall, 7550 Auburn Rd in Utica
When: 9:45 p.m.

Center Line Fireworks
Where: Memorial Park, 25355 Lawrence in Center Line
When: 10 p.m.

Taylor Summer Festival
Where: Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road in Taylor
When: dusk

Belleville/Van Buren Township Fireworks
Where: Beck Ballfields, Beck Road in Belleville
When: 10 p.m.

June 26
Festival in the Park 
Where: Civic Center Park, 360 W 13 Mile Rd in Madison Heights
When: 10 p.m.

Willow Metropark Fireworks
Where: Willow Metropark, 22900 Huron River Drive in New Boston
When: 10 p.m.

Livonia Spree '66
Where: Ford Field, 14281 Farmington in Livonia
When: 10:15 p.m.

June 27
The Ford Fireworks Detroit
Where: Hart Plaza - Detroit River, 1 Hart Plaza in Detroit
When: 9:48 p.m.

June 28
Lake Erie Metropark Fireworks
Where: Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 West Jefferson Avenue in Brownstown
When: 10 p.m.

June 29
Rochester Festival of the Hills
Where: Borden Park, 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills
When: 10:06 p.m.

June 30
Red Run Golf Course
Where: Red Run Golf Course, 2036 Rochester Road in Royal Oak
When: dusk

Wixom independence Day Fireworks
Where: Sibley Park, 48900 Pontiac Trail in Wixom
When: dusk

Greenfield Village Annual Salute to America
Where: Greenfield Village in Dearborn
When: Every night June 30 to July 3 after the DSO concert

Romulus Community Fireworks
Where: Behind Romulus Middle School and Wick Elementary, Wick and Ozga Roads in Romulus
When: dusk

July 1
Lake St. Clair Metropark Fireworks
Where: Lake St Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway in Harrison Township
When: 10 p.m.

Addison Oaks County Park
Where: Over the beach area, 1480 W Romeo Rd in Leonard
When: 9:30 p.m.

Cedar Island Lake Fireworks
Where: Cedar Island Lake in Highland
When: dusk

Michigan Ribfest Fireworks
Where: M1 Concourse, 45399 Woodward in Pontiac
When 10 p.m.

Hazel Park Raceway
Where: Dequindre at 10 Mile in Hazel Park
When: 10:30 p.m.

July 2
Groveland Oaks Park 
Where: Groveland Oaks Park, 14555 Dixie Highway in Holly
When: 9:30 p.m.

Lake Orion 4th of July Fireworks
Where: Launched from a barge on Lake Orion in Lake Orion
When: dusk

White Lake Fireworks
Where: South end of the lake, White Lake Rd in Highland
When: dusk

Big Bang Fireworks
Where: Maceday Lake, Maceday Lake Road in Waterford
When: 10 p.m.

Lake Sherwood 4th of July
Where: Shot from Higgins Island in Lake Sherwood>
When: dusk

Grosse Pointe Farms Regatta and Fireworks
Where: Lake Shore Drive waterfront near Moross on Harbor Hill, Lake Shore Drive in Grosse Pointe Farms
When: dusk

July 3
Stars and Stripes Festival
Where: Freedom Hill Park, 14900 Metropolitan Parkway in Sterling Heights
When: 10 p.m.

Beverly Hills Fireworks
Where: Lincoln Hills Golf Course, 2666 West 14 Mile in Beverly Hills
When: dusk

Birmingham Fireworks
Where: Lincoln Hills Golf Course, 2666 West 14 Mile in Birmingham
When: dusk

Oakland County Boat Club Fireworks
Where: Over Sylvan Lake in Sylvan Lake
When: dusk

Wolverine Lake Tiki Night and Fireworks
Where: Launched from the center of the lake, 425 Glengary in Wolverine Lake
When: dusk

Plymouth Township Fireworks
Where: Township Park, 46640 Ann Arbor Trail in Plymouth
When: 10 p.m.

July 4
Clawson 4th of July
Where: Clawson Park, 1098 N Bywood Ave in Clawson
When: dusk

Holly Fireworks
Where: Lakeside Memorial Park in Holly
When: dusk

Clarkston Independence Fest
Where: Clintonwood Park, 6000 Clarkston Rd in Clarkston
When: dusk

Huntington Woods Fireworks
Where: Rackham Golf Course, 10100 W 10 Mile Rd in Huntington Woods
When: 10:05 p.m.

Gibraltar July 4th Festival
Where: Behind Parsons Elementary School., 14473 Middle Gibraltar Rd. in Gibraltar
When: 10:02 p.m.

July 8
Clinton Township Fireworks
Where: Clinton Township Gazebo (Civic Center), 40700 Romeo Plank Road in Clinton Township
When: dusk

Seymour Celebration in Oxford
Where: Seymour Lake Township Park, 2795 Seymour Lake Road in Oxford
When: July 8 and 9, both at dusk

Oakland County Fair
Where: Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Road in Davisburg
When: 10 p.m.

Elizabeth Lake Fireworks
Where: Over Elizabeth Lake, Cass Elizabeth Road in Waterford
When: dusk

Woodhaven Uncle Sam Jam
Where: Civic Center Park, 23101 Hall Rd in Woodhaven
When: dusk

Detroit Symphony at Ford House
Where: Ford House, 1100 Lake Shore Road in Grosse Pointe Shores
When: July 8 and 9, both at 9:30 p.m. ($$)

July 9
Flat Rock Speedway Fireworks
Where: Flat Rock Speedway, 14041 South Telegraph Road in Flat Rock
When: dusk

July 16
New Haven Rocketfest
Where: New Haven High School, 57700 Gratiot Ave in New Haven
When: 10 p.m.

Farmington Founders Festival
Where: Shiawassee Park, Shiawassee St in Farmington
When: dusk

July 24
Fraser Picnic and Parade
Where: 33000 Garfield Rd in Fraser
When: dusk

July 30
It's a Blast in Hamtramck Fireworks
Where: Keyworth Stadium, 3201 Roosevelt St in Hamtramck
When: dusk

August 6
Memphis Festival Days
Where: Memephis City Park
When: 10 p.m.

Westland 50th Anniversary/Blues, Brews & BBQ
Where: Westland City Hall, 36300 Warren Rd in Westland
When: dusk

Dearborn Homecoming Festival
Where: Ford Field Park, 22051 Cherry Hill St in Dearborn
When: August 6 and 7, both at 10 p.m.

August 26
City of Warren Birthday Bash
Where: City Square - Van Dyke, north of 12 Mile Road, 1 City Square in Warren
When: dusk

September 3
Detroit International Jazz Festival
Where: Hart Plaza, 1 Hart Plaza in Detroit
When: 11 p.m.

September 10
Richmond Good Old Days Festival
Where: Over the Park - festival grounds, 69500 Beebe St in Richmond
When: 10 p.m.

Old Car Festival at Henry Ford Museum 
Where: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd in Dearborn
When: 9 p.m.

September 17
Troy Family Daze
Where: Troy Civic Center, 3425 Civic Center Drive in Troy
When: 9 p.m.

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