Fourth of July Events and Family Fun Things to Do in Macomb County This Summer

Families in Macomb County have an awesome summer at these Fourth of July events and other happenings in July and August.

Summer is prime time to get out of your house and enjoy everything that your community has to offer.

In Macomb County, families can explore local parks, shop a farmers market, discover a new eatery or educational gem and, of course, hit up numerous events planned during the summer of 2021.

Here, we’ve rounded up a list of the hottest summer events happening in Macomb County for the Fourth of July and beyond. Check it out and get to planning your family’s next summer outing today.

Fourth of July Fireworks

Macomb County is celebrating our nation’s independence with spectacular fireworks all around the county. Score details on big local displays and community events.

First State Bank Fireworks Extravaganza

June 25, 2021

The City of St. Clair Shores celebrates Independence Day with a massive fireworks display at dusk.

Fireworks Spectacular

June 25, 2021

The baseball game that pits the Eastside Diamond Hoppers and the Utica Unicorns ends in a beautiful display of fireworks.

Independence Day Fireworks & Riversight & Sound Concert

June 25, 2021

  • Address: Downtown Mount Clemens area

Come early to snag a seat for the fireworks show on the riverfront. Event starts at 7:30 p.m. Bring your own blanket or chair and snacks.

Fireworks at Stony Creek Metropark

June 30, 2021

Bring the kids for a fun day at the park. Stick around after dark for the annual fireworks display. Feel free to bring your own picnic.

Shelby Township Independence Day Fireworks and Food Trucks

July 1, 2021 

This event kicks off at 4 p.m. in the parking lot of The New Rink with a food truck rally. Afterward, the Shelby Township DDA shoots off fireworks in the Van Dyke corridor.

More Summer Happenings

Fairs and festivals abound in Macomb County for the summer of 2021. Here’s what you need to know about the county’s most-anticipated events.

Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival

June 23-27, 2021

  • Address: Downtown New Baltimore area

Those stinky bugs that make their way out of our lakes this time of year get their own celebration filled with fun activities, including a parade, petting zoo, demolition derby and much more.

Richmond Area Heritage Festival

June 26-27, 2021

This historic fest celebrates Richmond’s rich history with historic building tours, a vintage tractor and car show, horse-drawn carriage rides, a petting farm and hands-on games.

Fraser Lions Carnival

July 22-25, 2021

This summer fest is back with a midway full of games and rides, live music, food and, of course, fireworks!

Shelby Township Art Fair

Aug. 14-15, 2021

This 38th annual showcases the work of more than 100 artists, artisans, crafters and Michigan-made vendors. Find food, music and kids’ crafts, too.

Armada Fair

Aug. 16-22, 2021

This hometown county fair offers everything from carnival games and rides to livestock competitions and motorsports. Plus, delicious fair food and vendors to shop.

For more information on things to do in Macomb County this summer, visit the Macomb County Department of Planning and Economic Development at Make Macomb Your Home.

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