Happy Independence Day!

Thursday July 4, 2019 at 1:41 PM


Happy Independence Day!

Whether you’re hosting an outdoor barbecue or picnic, checking out the local activities, or simply spending time with loved ones, we wish you all a safe, fun, and festive 4th of July. And if you haven’t yet had a chance to catch a fireworks display, here are a few local options:

Lake Erie Metropark – Brownstown:
On July 3, Lake Erie Metropark will be hosting a fireworks display at dusk, but you can arrive early to enjoy the other attractions, including a wave pool, food vendors, and a live band. Click on the link for more details: https://michiganfireworks.com/events/lake-erie-metropark/

Shelby Township:
Shelby Township’s firework display will also take place on July 3 at 10pm, but visitors
can look forward to events throughout the day, including a food truck rally and a festival
at the Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site. Follow the link for more info: https://www.shelbytwp.org/calendar.jsp

Clawson has been hosting Independence Day celebrations since the 1930s. On July 4th, an opening ceremony at 8:30am will kick off the days festivities, which include a parade, arts and crafts fair, games, entertainment, and, of course, fireworks. Visit this site for more information: https://clawson4thofjuly.org/

Dearborn – Greenfield Village:
Greenfield Village’s Salute to America is a 3-day celebration taking place from July 3-6. Gates open at 6 each evening. In addition to a excellent fireworks show, the event will feature a joint concert by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band. Check out their website for more info: https://www.thehenryford.org/current-events/calendar/salute-to-america/

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