Family Events Ford Fireworks, Detroit The 59th annual fireworks show is June 26, 2017. Celebrate Independence Day on the downtown Detroit riverfront. « Previous Next » Shelby Stewart • June 14, 2017 Add Comment Total: 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 If your kids love fireworks, then bring them down to the Motor City for the Ford Fireworks over the Detroit River. The fireworks is start at 9:48 p.m. on Monday, June 26, 2017, and can be enjoyed from many points throughout Detroit. The theme this year is “Detroit Right Now.” Some of the best places to view the show are Belle Isle, Hart Plaza, and of course, from the rooftop party on top of the Center Parking Garage. Tickets for the rooftop party are still available. The rooftop party has food from Andiamo, as well as games for kids and live entertainment. If you don’t feel like going out, no worries. WDIV Local/ClickOnDetroit will be broadcasting the fireworks live on Channel 4, so you don’t even have to leave your couch. And if you don’t want to go to the rooftop party, WJR-AM Radio (AM 760) will be broadcasting the rooftop party over the airwaves, so you can still enjoy the music. There are plenty of places throughout downtown to view the fireworks, and plenty of places to park as well. Updates will be made available through the Parade Company. Since the show is visible from so many points, it’s completely free to watch. Some parking may cost, but if you view it from your favorite place by the river, family fun won’t cost a thing. Get all the details you need for the 2017 Ford Fireworks Detroit in the Metro Parent calendar! Photo courtesy of the Detroit News This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated for 2017.