Fourth of July Fireworks in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Independence Day 2022 is here. Celebrate at one of these Fourth of July fireworks displays in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Fourth of July is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate America’s independence than with enormous explosions in the sky?

For Independence Day 2022, southeast Michigan residents are celebrating with tons of Fourth of July fireworks displays — all you have to do is find the right one for you and your family.

In this roundup, Metro Parent lists some of the biggest, brightest and best displays happening all over Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Take a look at this list, bring some blankets (or a chair), kick back and have a blast at one of these local shows.

Livonia Spree

June 21-26, 2022 

This fest celebrates the city’s 70th birthday with food, rides, games, music and fireworks the final night.

Lake Orion Lions Club Jubilee

June 23-26, 2022

Find a carnival full of games and rides for kids, Saturday fireworks and more. Also, concessions, entertainment, games and more.

Lite the Night Fireworks

June 23, 2022

Bring your own blanket and chairs to this annual fireworks display in Sibley Square Park. Fireworks start promptly once it gets dark.

Taylor Summer Festival

June 23-26, 2022 

This fest features live music, carnival rides, fair food and, of course, fireworks.

Fireworks at Stony Creek Metropark 

June 24, 2022

Join the tens of thousands of Macomb County neighbors for the Stony Creek Metropark fireworks show. Pack some food, grab a picnic blanket and enjoy the show under the stars.

Mount Clemens Independence Day Celebration Fireworks 

June 24, 2022

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.

Red, White & Blues Fireworks Festival

June 25, 2022 

Enjoy a fireworks show along with live music, vendors, kid’s activities, food and more. For all ages.

The 11th Annual Walled Lake Civic Fund Fireworks Show

June 25, 2022 

This fireworks celebration has been happening for the past 11 years. Families can watch the Walled Lake Fireworks light up the sky over Walled Lake. Fireworks begin at dusk.

5th Annual Cars Under the Stars Fireworks Spectacular

June 26, 2022

  • Address: M1 Concourse, 1 Concourse Drive, Pontiac
  • Cost: $5/Pontiac residents, $10/non-residents; $20/track parking, $45/arena parking

Head to M1 Concourse’s 5th Annual Cars Under the Stars Fireworks Spectacular. The firework show will begin at approximately 9:45 p.m. There will also be live music, food trucks and craft beer stands throughout the evening.

Ford Fireworks 

June 27, 2022 

This event is recognized as one of America’s largest and most magnificent fireworks displays. It’s a spectacular summer tradition in the city and is enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of spectators. The fireworks are shot off from three barges on the Detroit River.

Festival of the Hills 

June 29, 2022 

Michigan’s second-largest fireworks display is the big draw. Plus, enjoy plenty of family games and live entertainment.

Salute to America: Summer Stroll

June 30-July 3, 2022

Wander through Greenfield Village and enjoy small ensembles from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra scattered around the open-air history museum. American history is proudly on display at the event with choral-singing, ragtime, jazz and more on the setlist. Guests can enjoy marching fifes and drums and a booming fireworks display.

Fireworks at Willow Metropark

July 1, 2022

Willow Metropark sets off a dazzling fireworks display that’s fun for the whole family. Live entertainment provided by the Rick Lieder Trio starts at 6 p.m. Fireworks display begins at 10 p.m.

Fireworks at Kensington Metropark

July 2, 2022

Catch a colorful display in the night sky with the whole family at this Kensington Metropark fireworks event.

Lake Erie Metropark Fireworks

July 3, 2022

Pack your picnic basket and enjoy a night under the stars with a firework display at Lake Erie Metropark. Live entertainment provided by the Rick Lieder Trio begins at 6 p.m. Fireworks display starts at 10 p.m.

Uncle Sam Jam

July 7-10, 2022

Grinder, Grand Funk Railroad, Dokken/Lynch and 50 Amp Fuse play during this outdoor concert celebration. Carnival, petting zoo, monster truck rides and fireworks, too.

This post was originally published in 2016 and is updated regularly. 

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