Fourth of July Parades and Fireworks

Greater Grand Rapids Independence Day Events for Families

There’s never a shortage of opportunities to get out and celebrate our nation’s independence in West Michigan. Whether you are looking for parades, 4th of July fireworks, carnivals, or weekend festivals, you will find it in West Michigan!

Grand Rapids 4th of July Parades

Whatever you choose, we hope you and your family enjoy a happy and safe 4th of July!

For more local events and activities, visit our COMMUNITY EVENT CALENDAR.


West Michigan 4th of July Community Events

Wednesday July 4, 2018

Dorr 4th of July Celebrations

Date: 07/04
Location: Dorr South Park – 841-1845 142ND Ave Dorr
7am-10am- Community Breakfast at Dorr Reformed Church 10:30am-4th of July Parade! Line begins at St. Peter's Lutheran Church at 9am (4125 18th St.) Parade viewing areas on south 18th Street & west 142nd Ave. continuing past the parks. All Afternoon- Bingo Tent, Food Booths & Carnival Rides, Blackhole Airsoft Shooting [...]
Time: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

Allendale's 4th of July Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: Allendale Community Park – 6676 Lake Michigan Dr Allendale
7:30am – 9:30am: Pancake Breakfast – Allendale Township Hall (Proceeds Benefit Engine House #5 Museum) 10:00am – 11:30am: Parade – GVSU Allendale Campus Noon – 4:00pm: Family Fun in the Park – Allendale Township Park Attractions Chicken BBQ (Proceeds Benefit the Lions Club) Artisan Vendor Fair (Proceeds Benefit Engine House [...]
Time: 7:30 am - 10:00 pm

Kentwood 4th of July Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: Crestwood Middle School – 2674 44th St SE Kentwood
7:30-9:30am- Pancake Breakfast at the Kentwood Library Community Room Enjoy a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast for $5 and head out to find your spot for the parade & 5k Race/Walk. 8:30am- 5k Race & Fun Walk NEW! The race route has changed this year! The start and finish will [...]
Time: 7:30 am - 10:00 pm

84th Annual Hollyhock Lane Parade

Date: 07/04
Join for the 84th Annual Hollyhock Lane Parade! This parade is the longest running Fourth of July parade in the state of Michigan. The parade will start at the corner of Calvin and Alexander Street at 8:00 AM. Children are welcome to participate by decorating their bikes or making wagon [...]
Time: 8:00 am

Ferrysburg Annual Independence Day Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: William Ferry Park – 110 Pine Street Ferrysburg
Start the day with Breakfast with the Mayor 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. at City Hall 17290 Roosevelt Road. Parade Route – Ridge Avenue to Pine Street ending at William Ferry Park Line up begins at 10 a.m. in the City Hall parking lot. Parade steps off at 10:30 a.m. [...]
Time: 8:00 am - 11:30 am

Hopkins Home Town 4th of July Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: Hopkins District Library – 118 E Main St Hopkins
Get ready for the BIGGEST BOOM EVER ! Here is your 2018 Hopkins Home Town 4th of July Celebration Schedule. Including a very special fireworks display brought to you courtesy of the Gun Lake Casino. 8am-10am: Free Breakfast in the park 9-10:30am- Non-denominational Worship Service 12-1pm: Cookie Contest Judging 12-3:30pm- [...]
Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Ada's 4th of July Parade, Activities and Fireworks

Date: 07/04
Location: Ada – Ada Dr. & Fulton Ada
Ada Village celebrates the 4th of July! Join us for festivities including: 9:00 a.m. -- Parade line up 9:45 a.m. -- Kids line up at the front of the parade 10:00 a.m. -- Parade 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. -- Activities with rides, food and music Dusk -- Fireworks
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

City of Grandville 4th of July

Date: 07/04
Location: Grandville Middle School – 3535 Wilson Ave SW Grandville
The Grandville 4th of July Celebration is organized by the Grandville Parks and Recreation Board to celebrate our nations independence. We welcome our residents and the many visitors who come to celebrate this holiday with us and our many community partners. 11am: Parade (on Wilson) 2pm-10pm: Live Music Fireworks at [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Lansing's July 4th Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: Louis F. Adado Riverfront Park – 201 E. Shiawassee St. Lansing
Celebrate Independence Day with clowns, antique and specialty automobiles, musicians, dance troops, community groups, and military units.  For parade application click the link below or more information please call Lansing Parks and Recreation, Gier Community Center 517-483-4313 or visit Sponsored by GM. Parade begins at 11:00 AM~Fireworks will be [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

East Grand Rapids 4th of July Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: John Collins Park – 650 Lakeside Dr SE Grand Rapids
This city-wide celebration and all day community affair will be held on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 The celebration starts with a parade at noon. The parade is keeping the same route as formed 2 years ago: It will start at the intersection of Sherman St./Wealthy St. and continue east on [...]
Time: 12:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Saugatuck-Douglas Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks

Date: 07/04
Location: Downtown Saugatuck – Butler and Main St. Saugatuck
July 4th will be a great day to bring the family to Saugatuck-Douglas! Our annual 4th of July parade heads down Butler Street at 2:00 pm. Those interested in marching in the parade should meet at the high school parking lot by 1:30 pm. Call 616-291-6124 for parade information. New this year, the Rotary Club of Saugatuck-Douglas is hosting the [...]
Time: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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