Where to Watch Fireworks In + Around Detroit

If you want to catch a fireworks show this summer, but aren’t sure where to watch, this post is for you! We’ve rounded up a great list of summer fireworks in and around Detroit that you’re going to love watching. Grab a blanket and some lawn chairs, and get ready to be dazzled by the beauty in the sky! There are so many opportunities to catch a fireworks show this summer.

June Fireworks in + around Detroit

Monday, June 24th

Ford Fireworks | Detroit

One of the best fireworks shows in America! This event is hosted by the Parade Company. Information on road closures, parking, and transportation will be posted by the City of Detroit in mid-June.

Wednesday, June 26th

Festival of the Hills | Rochester Hills

Activities begin at 6:00 p.m. and fireworks begin at 10:00 p.m. Limited parking is available inside Borden Park.

Thursday, June 27th

Lite the Night Fireworks | Wixom

Come to Sibley Square Park for a night of family fun! This event includes live music, inflatables, and food trucks. Fireworks begin at 10:00 p.m.

Friday, June 28th

St. Clair Shores

Purchase wrist bands and parking passes ahead of time! They’re available at the Civic Ice Arena. Rain date is June 29th.

Stony Creek Metropark | Shelby Township

Fireworks begin at dusk, and will take place over the lake at Eastwood Beach. A daily or annual vehicle pass is required for entry to the Metropark.

Saturday, June 29th

Crossroads Kids Carnival & Fireworks | Howell

This family-friendly event features a kid’s carnival, inflatables, pony rides, and more. Fireworks begin at dusk.

Independence Fest | Clarkston

Bring the family to Clintonwood Park for a day of fun including kids activities, a dog show, and live entertainment. Fireworks begin at dusk. Clarkston High School and Everest Academy will be available for parking, with a shuttle service running to Clintonwood Park.

Taylor Summer Festival

Fireworks will begin at dusk during a summer festival including concerts and a free drone show.

Sunday, June 30th

Livonia Spree

This popular 30-minute fireworks show ends with a spectacular grand finale! A shuttle service will be available, running between the Spree grounds and parking facilities at Livonia City Hall.

July Fireworks in + around Detroit

Monday, July 1st

Willow Metropark | New Boston

Enjoy the amenities of the Metropark before the fireworks show! Daily or annual pass required to enter the park.

Tuesday, July 2nd

Greenfield Village: Salute to America | July 2nd-5th

Enjoy food trucks, presenters in period clothing, and a musical performance by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra along with the fireworks. It is recommended to purchase tickets online in advance.

Kensington Metropark | Milford

Plan to arrive early, because gates will close once the park is full. Entry to Metropark requires a daily or annual pass.

Wednesday, July 3rd

Fireworks and Food Trucks | Ortonville

Enjoy food trucks, bounce houses, and more family fun before the fireworks!

Lake Erie Metropark | Brownstown

The fun begins at 6:00 p.m. with live entertainment by the Rick Lieder Trio, and the fireworks begin at 10:00 p.m. A daily or annual vehicle pass is required for entry to the Metropark.

Sylvan Lake

Parking and viewing will be available at the Community Center. Viewing will also be available at Ferndale Park.

Whitmore Lake

Free parking is available at Northfield Community Park. Rain date is July 4th.

Thursday, July 4th

Red, White,and Boom | Clawson

Enjoy fun activities all day at Clawson Park, including midway rides and games, music, and an art fair. Fireworks begin at dusk.

St. Clair

Parking is available on Riverside Avenue and in the parking lot of St. Clair Riverview Plaza. Several local restaurants will be open, as well as lots of vendors and concessions!

Friday, July 5th


The fireworks show will take place during the annual Algonac Lions Pickerel Festival. Enjoy a carnival, car show, and live entertainment before the fireworks.

Cass Lake

The fireworks will be shot off from a barge on Cass Lake. The show begins at dusk.

The Oakland County Fair | Davisburg

Fireworks at the fair kick off at dusk!

Wednesday, July 10th

Clinton Township

Enjoy festivities before the fireworks show including inflatables, face painting, and food vendors.

Saturday, July 13th

Red Hot + Blue Festival | Village of New Haven

Food, fun, and fireworks at New Haven High School.

Looking for more family-friendly fun this summer? Check out Lauren’s Summer A to Z guide!

This post was originally written by Whitney Cornelli and was updated in 2024 by Laura Herr.


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