Michigan cities to host annual Independence Day events
Updated On: Jul 03 2013 10:06:38 AM EDT
Cities around Michigan are gearing up for their annual Fourth of July events, and if you plan on joining in the festivities this year, here is the list of dates and times you should know.
Birmingham: July 3. Dusk at Lincoln hills Golf Course, 2666 W. Fourteen Mile. www/ci.birmingham.mi.us
Brownstown Twp.: July 3. Dusk at Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson. Performance by Flashback from 6-9:30 p.m. $10 vehicle permit required after 5 p.m. Free admission with annual permit.
Jackson: July 3. Dusk at Cascade Falls Park, 1401 S. Brown St. 7 p.m. musical performance. $6 per person; children 10 and younger accompanied by adult are free of charge. 517-768-2901. visitjacksonmi.com.
Manchester: July 3. Dusk at Carr Park, 601 West Main. 734-428-8572. www.48158.com.
Dearborn (Greenfield Village): July 3-6. 6-10 p.m. at Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood. Musical entertainment including the First Michigan Colonial Fife and Drum Corps and the River Raisin Ragtime Revue Detroit Symphony Orchestra Concert. Advance tickets $22.50 and $14 for children 5-12. Tickets $27 on day of event, and $17.50 for children ages 5-12. Children ages 4 and younger are free. 313-982-6001. thehenryford.org.
Battle Creek: July 4. Dusk at W.K. Kellogg Airport, 237 Helmer. www.bcballoons.com.
Clawson: July 4. Parade at 9 a.m. at Clawson Shopping Center; fireworks begin at dusk at Clawson City Park, Elmwood and Washington. www.ci.clawson.mi.us.
Frankfort: July 4. Parade at 10 a.m. at Forest and Main. Fireworks begin at dusk at Lake Michigan Beach, End of Main. www.frankfort-elberta.com.
Gibraltar: July 4. Dusk at Parsons Elementary School, 14473 Middle Gibraltar. Parade begins at 10 a.m. at City Hall and ends at the Community Center. Food, entertainment, and activities all at Hy Dahlka Park and the Community Center. 734-676-3900.
Grand Marais: July 4. Dusk at Grand Marais State Hwy M-77. www.grandmaraismichigan.com.
Harrison Twp.: July 4. Dusk at Belle Maer Harbor, 41700 Conger Bay. www.bellemaer.com.
Lake Orion: July 4. Dusk at Green's Park, 100 S. Park Blvd. Rain date on July 5. www.lake orion fireworks.org.
Lexington: July 4. Dusk in Downtown Lexington, Lakeshore and Huron. Entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m. 810-359-2771.
Ludington: July 4. Dusk at Snyder's Shoreline Inn, 903 W. Ludington Ave., Stearns Park, Lakeshore Drive (across from Inn). Parade at 1 p.m. www.visitludington.com/stories.ludingtons_freedom_festival
Mackinaw City: July 4. Dusk at Cronkling Heritage Park, Mackinaw Crossings S. Huron. Games for everyone at 1:30 p.m. Straits Area Concert Band performs at 9 p.m. www.mackinawcity.com 231-436-5664.
Northville: July 4. Parade begins at 10 a.m. in Downtown Northville. Bike Parade participants should arrive in the north west parking lot at Sheldon at 7 Mile by 9:15 a.m. 248-374-0200. northvillecommunityfoundation.org.
Port Austin: July 4. Dusk in Downtown Port Austin, 17 W. State St., in the State Harbor Area. Parade Starts at 1 p.m. at the old middle school parking area. 989-738-7600. portaustinarea.com.
Saugatuck: July 4. Dusk in Saugatuck Harbor. Parade starts at 2 p.m. 269-857-1701. www.saugatuck.com.
Wyandotte: July 4. Parade at 10 a.m. in Downtown Wyandotte beginning at Northline Road near the Police/Court Building and ending at Eureka Road. www.wyandotte.net.
Jackson: July 4-5. Dusk at Wolf Lake, Highland Drive. 888-574-7014, ext. 231. wolflakefireworks.com.
Bay City: July 4-6. Dusk at Veterans Memorial Park, JFK Drive near Saginaw River. $1 admission. www.baycityfireworksfest.com.
Bellaire: July 5. Dusk at Shanty Creek Resort, One Shanty Creek. www.shantycreek.com.
Caseville: July 5. Dusk in Caseville Harbor, Harbor St. at Harbor Breakwall. 989-856-3818. casevillechamber.net.
Leonard: July 5. Dusk at Addison Oaks County Park, 1480 West Romeo Road. $10 vehicle entry fee. www.destinationoakland.com.
New Boston: July 5. Dusk at Willow Metropark, I-275 and S. Huron. Performances by Hidden Agenda and the Rick Lieder Band from 5:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. $10 vehicle permit required after 5 p.m. Free admission with annual permit.
Port Hope: July 6. Dusk at Port Hope Community School, 7840 Portland Ave. at the school grounds. 989-428-3200. www.huroncounty.com