• Kiss Guide: Independence Day Fireworks, Parades & Displays Throughout Metro Detroit!

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    Alpena: Long Lake Lights Festival, 7-9 p.m. June 29, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. June 30; fireworks at dusk, Long Lake Park, 10002 Hinks Park. Boat parade Friday; horseshoe tournaments, live entertainment, food vendors and fireworks Saturday. 989-595-3540. http://www.longlakelightsfestival.com.

    Battle Creek: Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival, W.K. Kellogg Airport, 237 Helmer. 5-10:30 p.m. June 28-July 1, featuring balloon launches (6:30 a.m.), carnival rides and games, fireworks (10:30 p.m. June 29), air show featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds (June 30-July 1), musical entertainment, art fair, food and more. $5-$10. Parking $5. http://www.bcballoons.com.

    Bay City: Dusk, July 5, 6 and 7, 989-892-2264. http://www.baycityfireworksfest.com. • Wenonah Park, 801 N. Water. $5 daily.• Veterans Memorial Park, JFK Drive near Saginaw River. Veterans Bridge will be closed 5 p.m.-midnight July 7; use alternate route. $1.

    Birmingham: Dusk, July 3, Lincoln Hills Golf Course, 2666 W. Fourteen Mile. http://www.ci.birmingham.mi.us.

    Brownstown Twp.: Dusk, June 30, Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson. Flashback will perform 6-9:30 p.m. $10 special event daily vehicle permit required after 5 p.m.; free admission with annual permit.

    Caseville: Dusk, July 3, Caseville Harbor, Harbor Street at Harbor Breakwall. Free. 989-269-6431. http://www.huroncounty.com.

    Clawson: Parade, 9 a.m. at Clawson Center, fireworks at dusk, July 4, Clawson City Park, Elmwood and Washington. http://www.ci.clawson.mi.us.

    Dearborn: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood. 20th annual Salute to America, 6-10 p.m. June 30, July 1, 3 and 4. First Michigan Colonial Fife and Drum Corps and Greenfield Singers, River Raisin Ragtime Revue, Detroit Symphony Orchestra; fireworks finale accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” with live cannon fire. Advance tickets $22.50, $14 children 5-12. Event day tickets $27, $17.50 children 5-12, 4 and younger free. 313-982-6001. http://www.thehenryford.org.

    Detroit: 54th Annual Target Fireworks. Dusk, June 25, Hart Plaza, 150 W. Jefferson. Free, but some prime viewing locations have a fee. http://www.theparade.org.

    Dexter: Dusk, July 3, Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial. Musical entertainment at the Activity Center starting at 7 p.m. $10 special event daily vehicle permit required after 5 p.m.; free admission with annual permit.

    Frankfort: Dusk, July 4, Lake Michigan beach, end of Main. http://www.frankfort-elberta.com.

    Gibraltar: Dusk, July 4, Parsons Elementary School, 14473 Middle Gibraltar. Parade at 10 a.m. from City Hall to the Community Center. Activities with food and entertainment at Hy Dahlka Park and Community Center all day. 734-676-3900. http://www.cityofgibraltar.net.

    Grand Marais: Dusk, July 4, Grand Marais, M-77. http://www.grandmaraismichigan.com.

    Grosse Pointe Farms: Dusk, June 30, Pier Park, 350 Lakeshore, on the waterfront near Moross on Harbor Hill. 313-343-2405.

    Grosse Pointe Woods: Dusk, June 24, Parcells Middle School, 20600 Mack. 313-343-2440. http://www.gpwmi.us .

    Harrison Twp.:

    • Dusk, July 2, Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metropolitan Pkwy. 586-463-4581. $10 special event daily vehicle permit required after 5 p.m.; free admission with annual permit.

    • Dusk, July 4, Belle Maer Harbor, 41700 Conger Bay. http://www.bellemaer.com.

    Highland Twp.: Dusk, June 30, Milford High School, 2380 S. Milford. The Great Campout begins at 3 p.m. Market and Avenue food vendors, 4 p.m. Live entertainment and more, 5-10 p.m. http://www.sparksinthepark.com.

    Holly: Dusk, June 30, Groveland Oaks County Park, 14555 Dixie Hwy. $10 vehicle entry fee. http://www.destinationoakland.com.

    Jackson: Dusk, July 3 and 4. Wolf Lake, Highland Drive. 888-574-7014, ext. 231. http://www.wolflakefireworks.com.

    • Dusk, July 3, Cascade Falls Park, 1401 S. Brown. Karen Kidder and Alibi will perform. $6 per person. Children 10 and younger free with paying adult. 517-768-6665. http://www.visitjacksonmi.com.

    Lake Orion: Dusk, June 30, Green’s Park, 100 S. Park Blvd. Rain date July 7. http://www.lakeorionfireworks.org.

    Leonard: Dusk, June 29, Addison Oaks County Park, 1480 W. Romeo. $10 vehicle entry fee. http://www.destinationoakland.com.

    Lexington: Parade at 11 a.m., fireworks at dusk June 30 at the harbor, downtown Lexington, Lakeshore and Huron. 810-359-2771. http://www.lexingtonmichigan.com.

    Livonia: Livonia Spree, June 21-24, Ford Athletic Field, 14281 Farmington. Carnival rides, musical acts, games, food, exhibitors; fireworks 10:20 p.m. June 24. http://www.livoniaspree.com.

    Mackinac Island: 6:30 p.m. July 4, “An American Picnic” at the Ft. Mackinac parade ground. Stay for the fireworks. $45, $22.50 youth 5-17, 4 and younger free before July 4. Same-day tickets prices are $10.50 more. http://www.mackinacparks.com/events.

    Mackinaw City: Fireworks on the bay, dusk, July 4, Cronkling Heritage Park, Mackinaw Crossings, South Huron. Games for all ages 1-3 p.m. on the marina lawn. Straits Area Concert Band at 9 p.m. 231-436-5664. http://www.mackinawcity.com.

    Madison Heights: 7-10:30 p.m. July 1, Madison Heights Civic Center Park, 360 W. Thirteen Mile. Featuring music, inflatable bouncers, concessions and fireworks. Free. 248-583-0826.

    Manchester: Dusk, July 3, Carr Park, 601 W. Main. 734-428-8572. http://www.48158.com.

    Manistee: Dusk, July 4, First Street Beach. Independence Day parade, food and music. Manistee National Forest Festival, July 4-8. http://www.manisteecountychamber.com.

    Marquette: Parade at 2 p.m., fireworks at dusk,July 4, Lower Harbor Park, downtown Marquette. http://www.marquettejuly4th.org.

    New Boston: Dusk, July 4, Willow Metropark, I-275 and South Huron. Hidden Agenda and the Rick Lieder Band will perform 5:30-11 p.m. $10 special event daily vehicle permit required after 5 p.m.; free admission with annual permit.

    Northville: Parade at 10 a.m. July 4, Griswold and Main, downtown Northville. Music, floats, marching bands, clowns, children’s characters, vintage and classic cars, bike and pet parade. Bike parade entrants should arrive by 9:15 a.m. at the northwest parking lot at Sheldon and 7 Mile. Participants must register, except for those in the bike parade. 248-374-0200. http://www.northvillecommunityfoundation.org.

    Pentwater: Dusk, July 3, Charles Mears State Park, West Lowell. 231-869-2051.

    Port Austin: Dusk, July 4, downtown Port Austin, 17 W. State. Parade starts at 1 p.m. in the village; fireworks at Port Austin State Harbor. 989-738-7600. http://www.portaustinarea.com.

    Rochester Hills: 6 p.m. June 27, Festival of the Hills with music and fireworks at dusk. Borden Park, 1400 E. Hamlin. http://www.rochesterhills.org.

    Saugatuck: Dusk, July 4, Saugatuck Harbor, Parade at 2 p.m. 269-857-1701. http://www.saugatuck.com.

    Sault Ste. Marie: Parade at 7 p.m., fireworks at dusk, July 4, downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Ashmun and Easterday. http://www.saultstemarie.com.

    Shelby Twp.: Dusk, July 1, Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park, off 26 Mile. $10 special event daily vehicle permit required after 5 p.m.; free admission with annual permit. http://www.metroparks.com.

    Traverse City: July 7-14, Traverse City. Musical entertainment, art fair, contests, classic film series, kids’ activities, amusement rides, air show, fireworks (10:30 p.m. July 4 and 14) and a cherry pie-eating contest. 800-968-3380. http://www.cherryfestival.org.

    Trenton: Dusk, July 4, Rotary Park, 1 Harrison. Concert in the Park with the Downriver Community Band at 8 p.m. 734-675-7300. http://www.trentonmi.org.

    White Lake: Dusk, June 30, north end of White Lake. Theme: “Somewhere in Time on White Lake.” http://www.wlcl.org.

    Wyandotte: Parade at 10 a.m. July 4, downtown Wyandotte. Begins at Northline near Police/Court Building and ends at Eureka. http://www.wyandotte.net.

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