Fireworks Displays and Fourth of July Events in Macomb County

Get details on Fourth of July Fireworks displays popping off in Macomb County in 2023. Plus, tips on keeping kids safe around fireworks, too.

Fourth of July is coming and Macomb County is a prime destination for families seeking to celebrate our nation’s independence with a spectacular fireworks display.

All across the county, communities and local organizations are gearing up to wow spectators with marvelous pyrotechnics in the sky on July 4 and all summer long. To help you plan your family’s outing, we’ve rounded up some of the best of those shows happening in 2023.

Some of these events just offer fireworks while other displays are part of a larger festival, but all of them are sure to delight your kids. Plus, get a few fireworks safety tips from the Macomb Township Fire Department.

Fireworks Displays in Macomb County

Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival

June 21-25, 2023 

  • Address: Downtown New Baltimore area
  • Cost: Free, fees for some activities; preregister to enter competitions

The short-lived water bugs drive the theme of this fest, which has a carnival, fireworks, parade, kids activities, cardboard boat race, corn hole tournament and more.

Fireworks Extravaganza!

June 23, 2023 

See this firework display, which begins at dusk at Veterans Memorial Park. Purchase parking ahead of time at the Civic Ice Arena.

Riversight & Sound Concert & Fireworks Display 

June 23, 2023

Arrive early to stake your spot along the riverfront and enjoy the dazzling fireworks show. If the riverfront is packed by the time the display begins at dusk, extra seating is available in the vacant lot next to the court building.

Fireworks at Stony Creek Metropark 

June 30, 2023

Join the tens of thousands of Macomb County neighbors for the Stony Creek Metropark fireworks show. Participants just need to pack some food, grab a picnic blanket and enjoy the show under the stars. Macomb Symphony Orchestra will be playing their show “Celebrate America”, with special guest the 338th Army Band. Orchestra and Band will play from 7-9:15 p.m. For all ages.

Clinton Township Fireworks

July 5, 2023

Families can enjoy inflatables, face painting, food vendors and live musical performances during the day and a fireworks show at dusk.

New Haven Red, Hot & Blue Festival

July 14, 2023

Enjoy food and tons of fun for all ages at this event. There will also be live music from Killer Vibe and fireworks afterwards.

Fireworks Safety Tips

While fireworks can be a ton of fun this time of year, they can be dangerous — especially for kids who are unsupervised or adults who don’t know the proper precautions.

To help you keep your summertime festivities safe, we offer you these tips from the Macomb Township Fire Department:

  1. Never mix fireworks and alcohol. Instead, partake in your drinks after the show.
  2. Sky lanterns should be used with caution. The wind can take them anywhere and you are responsible for any damage they cause.
  3. Kids should only use fireworks with supervision. This includes sparklers, which burn at over 2,000 degrees.
  4. Only use fireworks outdoors.
  5. Have a bucket of water at the ready whenever you’re using fireworks.
  6. Only light one firework at a time and NEVER re-light a “dud” firework. Wait 20 minutes and soak it in water.
  7. Consider using protective eyewear or gloves when lighting fireworks.
  8. Familiarize yourself with local firework laws and follow them.

For more information on living and learning in Macomb County, visit Make Macomb Your Home. Find more articles like this at Metro Parent’s A Family Guide to Macomb County.

Metro Parent Editorial Team
Metro Parent Editorial Team
Since 1986, the Metro Parent editorial team is trained to be the go-to source for metro Detroit families, offering a rich blend of expert advice, compelling stories, and the top local activities for kids. Renowned for their award-winning content, the team of editors and writers are dedicated to enriching family life by connecting parents with the finest resources and experiences our community has to offer.

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