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2023 Summer Michigan Fireworks Displays Guide (UPDATED)

Michigan summer fireworks displays

Nothing says summer quite like watching brilliant Michigan fireworks displays.

Luckily, you can find fabulous fireworks displays lighting up the sky this summer in Michigan, from the far reaches of the Upper Peninsula all the way down to the Lower Peninsula!

Whether it’s a Fourth of July Independence Day celebration, a late-night fireworks display over a lake or fireworks festivals, you’ll find reasons to “ooh and ahh” all over pure Michigan all season long.

You’ll find fireworks for special events, as well as some regular fireworks displays that go on all summer. If you’re looking for somewhere to gather up some friends and family to watch fireworks shows in Michigan, read on to find a display near you!

Michigan Fireworks put together a complete list of all the Michigan fireworks displays happening in 2023! If you’re looking for a “fireworks display near me,” be sure to use this list to help you plan your evening of excitement in the sky!

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Where to See Michigan Fireworks Displays in June 2023

Canton Liberty Fest Fireworks
June 16 – Heritage Park Canton

The popular Liberty Festival in Canton returns with four days of community fun in western Wayne County. The highlight here is the Friday night fireworks display.

The Ford Fireworks – Detroit
June 26 – Detroit Riverfront

One of the best Michigan fireworks displays is held in Detroit Michigan annually, the Ford Fireworks show is also known as Detroit’s summer kickoff. Detroit’s fireworks show is pretty spectacular: it’s a massive display with equally massive crowds, try to get there early if you plan to attend! You can also buy tickets to watch the fireworks from the Center Garage Rooftop. Find ticket information here.

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Rochester Hills Festival of the Hills Fireworks
June 28 – Borden Park in Rochester Hills

The most popular fireworks show in Oakland County, you can join the thousands that gather at this sprawling park in Rochester Hills to watch the brilliant displays of color!

Royal Oak Fireworks 2023
June 29 – Red Run Golf Course

This annual fireworks display is for members of the Red Run Golf Course, but you might be able to catch a glimpse of the fantastic sky show if you’re in the area!

Bay City Fireworks
June 29- July 1

Take your pick of three evenings of amazing fireworks as the “City by the Bay” celebrates Independence Day with an amazing display over the river. You can find a spot on either side of the river in Veteran’s Memorial Park or Wenonah Park: both offer spectacular viewing.

Lexington Fireworks
Friday June 30 – Lexington Harbor

Just a short drive from metro Detroit, Lexington, MI is a convenient location to see a patriotic display of color over Lake Huron. Lexington, MI’s Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks is scheduled for June 30. Fireworks begin at around 9:30 p.m. by the harbor in Downtown Lexington. The sandy shores of this charming Michigan beach town in Michigan’s “Thumb” region, are a great place to watch the fireworks over the water.

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More Places to See Fireworks in Michigan in June

June 10, 2023

  • Allegan, Michigan
  • Brown City, Michigan
  • Rockford, Michigan
  • Three Oaks, Michigan

June 11, 2023

  • Mackinaw City, Michigan
  • Melvindale, Michigan

June 16, 2023

  • Canton, Michigan
  • Dundee, Michigan
  • Grand Blanc, Michigan
  • Hamburg, Michigan
  • Mackinaw City, Michigan
  • Redford, Michigan

June 17, 2023

  • Grand Ledge, Michigan
  • Hamburg, Michigan
  • Houghton, Michigan
  • Lakeview, Michigan
  • Ottawa Lake, Michigan
  • Pontiac, Michigan
  • Riverview, Michigan
  • Three Rivers, Michigan

June 18, 2023

  • Flint, Michigan
  • Marysville, Michigan

June 22, 2023

  • New Baltimore, Michigan

June 23, 2023

  • Howell, Michigan
  • Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • St Clair Shores, Michigan
  • Temperance, Michigan

June 24, 2023

  • Alpena, Michigan
  • Belleville, Michigan
  • East Jordan, Michigan
  • Fort Gratiot, Michigan
  • Highland, Michigan
  • Irons, Michigan
  • Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Lake Orion, Michigan
  • Okemos, Michigan
  • St Ignace, Michigan
  • Sturgis, Michigan
  • Taylor, Michigan
  • Van Buren Township, Michigan
  • Walled Lake, Michigan

June 25, 2023

  • Corunna, Michigan
  • Lake Odessa, Michigan
  • Livonia, Michigan
  • Madison Heights, Michigan
  • Pontiac, Michigan

June 26, 2023

  • Detroit, Michigan

June 28, 2023

  • Rochester Hills, Michigan

June 30, 2023

  • Dowagiac, Michigan
  • Portland, Michigan
  • Shelby Township, Michigan
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Where to See Fireworks Displays in Michigan in July

Greenfield Village Fourth of July Fireworks
June 30, July 1 -2, 2023

Head to Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan for a stunning celebration and a “Salute to America.” The Greenfield Village fireworks begin on Friday night and continue on both Saturday and Sunday evenings. At dusk, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs in celebration of Independence Day. The evening will end with a stirring “1812” Overture performance, cannon fire and a brilliant fireworks finale.

Au Gres Fireworks
July 1 – Corner of Court St & South St near the Au Gres Water Tower

Snuggled along the shores of Lake Huron just south of Tawas in Arenac County, the cute little town of Au Gres is a perfect spot to view July 2 Fireworks in Michigan. The Arenac Fireworks Festival is scheduled for July 1. Fireworks begin at dusk on the corner of Court St & South St near the Au Gres Water Tower.

South Haven Light Up the Lake Fireworks
July 3 – North Pier

South Haven is known for having on of the most amazing Fourth of July fireworks shows in Michigan. The show begins at dusk with a fabulous fireworks display over Lake Michigan. There is viewing from Riverfront Park, and both North and South Beaches in downtown South Haven. The show coordinated with Music on Cosy 103.7 FM. Bonus: Can’t make it to the show? You can livestream it here!

Pictured Rocks Fireworks in Munising
July 3 – Bayshore Park, Munising

Celebrate the 4th of July in downtown Munising with a day of activities, food, fun and music followed by one of Michigan’s best fireworks displays. Watch the magic display of color over Lake Superior!

Traverse City’s Fireworks at the National Cherry Festival
July 4 – West Grand Traverse Bay

Celebrate the grand and glorious Fourth of July and watch fireworks over Northern Michigan’s West Grand Traverse Bay. Great viewing spots can be found along the south end of West Grand Traverse Bay at Open Space Park, Clinch Park Marina, Bryant Park, and West End Beach.

Bay Harbor Fireworks
July 3- Village of Bay Harbor

Plan some extra time to explore beautiful Petoskey, MI, just down the road from Bay Harbor. You might want to head north along M-119 and take a scenic drive through Michigan’s famous Tunnel of Trees.
Watch a stunning fireworks display over scenic Little Traverse Bay. Celebrate Independence Day with our fabulous fireworks display over Bay Harbor Lake on July 3rd! Bring blankets and chairs and reserve your spot early in the Village.

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More Places to See Michigan Fireworks in July

July 1, 2023

  • Algonac, Michigan
  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Dearborn, Michigan
  • Grand Haven, Michigan
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Highland, Michigan
  • New Boston, Michiga
  • Shelbyville, Michigan

July 2, 2023

  • Clarkston, Michigan
  • Dearborn, Michigan
  • Green Oak Township, Michigan
  • Milford, Michigan
  • Northfield Township, Michigan
  • Whitmore Lake, Michigan

July 3, 2023

  • Allegan, Michigan
  • Brownstown, Michigan
  • Dearborn, Michigan
  • Delta Township, Michigan
  • Frankenmuth, Michigan
  • Jackson, Michigan
  • Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Pentwater, Michigan
  • St. Joseph, Michigan

July 4, 2023

  • Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Beulah, Michigan
  • Boyne City, Michigan
  • Brooklyn, Michigan
  • Clawson, Michigan
  • Fowlerville, Michigan
  • Frankfort, Michigan
  • Hopkins, Michigan
  • Kentwood, Michigan
  • Lansing, Michigan
  • Schoolcraft, Michigan
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July 8, 2023

  • St Ignace, Michigan

July 14, 2023

  • Flint, Michigan

July 15, 2023

  • Flint, Michigan
  • St Ignace, Michigan

July 22, 2023

  • St Ignace, Michigan

July 29, 2023

  • St Ignace, Michigan
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Magnificent Michigan Fireworks Displays in August

Dexter Daze Fireworks
August 11 – Monument Park, Dexter Michigan

Head over to this charming little town just outside of Ann Arbor for Dexter Daze, where you’ll find a celebration filled with music food, live entertainment and a cool display of fireworks over the lake.

Mackinaw City Summer Fireworks – All Summer Long

If you find yourself at the tip of the mitten on a Friday or Sunday evening this summer, you’re in for a special treat! Mackinaw City is putting on a spectaular display for fireworks over Lake Huron with the Mackinac Bridge as a backdrop. Bring your phones and camera to catch some amazing pix!

Pentwater Fireworks
August 10 – Pentwater Michigan

The Pentwater Homecoming is one of this West Michigan town’s biggest celebrations, with a Strawberry Shortcake Social, concert featuring the Pentwater Civic Band and Scottville Clown Band, Golf Scramble, Sand Sculpture Contest, Horseshoe Tournament, Big-Ten Preseason Tailgate Party, and even a pancake breakfast. The celebration is capped off with an amazing fireworks display at dusk!

September Fireworks Displays in Michigan

Brethren Days Fireworks
September 2 – Brethren MI near Manistee

Catch the fireworks display of Lake Elinor on Labor Day weekend during the annual Brethren Days celebration.

Jackson End of Summer Fireworks Show
September 2 – Cascade Falls Park, Jackson MI

This Labor Day Fireworks display in Jackson MI is held at Cascades Park, you can enjoy music and food as you watch the colorful display for fireworks from the top of the falls. Admission is $7 Adults; $5 for children.

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Michigan Fireworks All Summer Long

Fireworks Over the Bay – St. Ignace

See fireworks over the bay in downtown St. Ignace with the Mackinac Bridge as a backdrop. Every Saturday night from July 8th through September 2nd, fireworks will decorate the sky over Moran Bay. Visitors can enjoy the display from the Huron Boardwalk, area restaurants and motels, or even just strolling through the business district.

LMCU Ball Park Summer Fireworks Displays– Comstock Park

If you’re headed to the Fifth Third Ball Park outside of Grand Rapids to watch the West Michigan Whitecaps, the farm team for the Detroit Tigers, you’re in for a treat. This minor team not only puts on a family-friendly game of ball, but they also have some great fireworks shows after some select games throughout the summer.

Comerica Park Summer Fireworks – Detroit MI

Stick around after select Tigers games to watch the fireworks show!

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