Fourth of July Parades and Fireworks

Greater Grand Rapids Independence Day Events for Families

Nothing says Independence Day like parades and fireworks! Luckily for you, there’s always a celebration happening somewhere in our city, so put on your red, white, and blue and enjoy America’s special day!

Grand Rapids 4th of July Parades

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

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West Michigan 4th of July Fireworks, Parades & Community Events

Wednesday July 3, 2019

South Haven's Light Up the Lake

Date: 07/03
Location: Riverfront Park – Water Street South Haven
July 3rd fireworks at dusk off the North Pier. Viewing from Riverfront Park, North & South Beaches. Coordinated with Music on Cosy 103.7 FM. 3-hour pre-show broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m. on Cosy.
Time: 7:00 pm

Thursday July 4, 2019

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

Date: 07/04
Location: Ada – Ada Dr. & Fulton Ada
Ada Township invites you to our annual 4th of July Celebration! July 4: Firemen's Breakfast @ Fire Station 1 (6990 Fulton St. E) from 7-9:30 a.m. Parade Line-Up on River Street - 9:00 a.m. Float Competition Judging Begins - 9:30 a.m. Parade Begins - 10:00 a.m. Car Show located in [...]
Time: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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 the American Legion Hall at 9:00 am or earlier. Parade viewing areas on 18th St & 142nd Ave, continuing past the parks. During the parade: Fly -Over by historic WWII Fighter Planes All Afternoon- Food & Beverage [...]
Time: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

Kentwood 4th of July Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: Kentwood City Hall – 4900 Breton SE Kentwood
Join us for our annual 4th of July Celebration! Events all day including a pancake breakfast at the fire station, 5k race, parade, carnival, and a fun filled evening celebration. The parade starts at Crestwood Middle School, travels south on Walma to Breton, turns west on 52nd and ends at [...]
Time: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

85th Annual Hollyhock Lane Parade

Date: 07/04
Location: 
Join for the 85th 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 8:30 AM, line up starts at 8:00 AM. Children are welcome to participate by [...]
Time: 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Cascade Township 4th of July Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: KDL Cascade Branch Library – 2870 Jack Smith Ave. SE Grand Rapids
Book Sale 8:30-3:30 Parade 10am-11:30 Bike parade starts at 10am from the Cascade Fellowship Christian Reformed Church. Parade begins immediately following the bike parade from the Thornapple Covenant Church. Route starts at Cascade & Burton and ends at 28th & Thornhills. Flyby 10:15 Games, Rides, & Music 11:30am-3:30pm Fireworks at [...]
Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 pm

4th of July Open House Extravaganza

Date: 07/04
Location: Studio 18 – 1818 142nd Ave Dorr
Join us at Studio 18 on July 4th for our Open House! We will be hosting quite a party with an open photo booth, a huge indoor and outdoor flea market, Red, White and Blue T-shirt Tie Dye, give-aways from all the participating Studio 18 businesses, a bake sale, and [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Allendale's 4th of July Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: Allendale Community Park – 6676 Lake Michigan Dr Allendale
You're invited to the most anticipated community event of the year! Join your friends and neighbors to celebrate our Nation's birthday with the best small town America has to offer, Allendale's 4th of July Celebration 2019! The parade steps off at 10am sharp winding through the beautiful GVSU Allendale campus. [...]
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Independence Day All You Can Jump at Sky Zone

Date: 07/04
Location: Sky Zone – 3640 29th Street SE Kentwood
Celebrate our nation's birth by declaring your independence from gravity! Get unlimited jump time for just $19.99.
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

White Lake Area 4th of July Parade & Fireworks

Date: 07/04
Location: Downtown Whitehall & Montague – Colby Street Montague
Beginning at 10:00am, the White Lake Area 4th of July Parade will travel from Whitehall City Hall, across the bridge, then to Downtown Montague.  With over 100 entries, you won’t want to miss the family fun offered at this annual parade!  Later, beginning at dusk, watch the awe-inspiring fireworks show at the [...]
Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Ferrysburg 4th of July Picnic and Parade

Date: 07/04
Location: William Ferry Park – 110 Pine Street Ferrysburg
Ferrysburg 4th of July Picnic and Parade starting at 10:30am. Picnic is after the parade in William Ferry Park.
Time: 10:30 am

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. 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM    Rotary Pancake Breakfast [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Fun on the Fourth

Date: 07/04
Location: Red Barn Market – 3550 Alden Nash NE Lowell
Fun on the Fourth! July 4 until 4pm Build Your Own Sundae Bar $4 per person PLUS FREE FUN FOR ALL! Water Balloons Sack Races Sprinklers Patriotic Face Paint
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Lansing's July 4th Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: Louis F. Adado Riverfront Park – 201 E. Shiawassee St. Lansing
Celebrate Independence Day in Lansing starting with a parade in downtown Lansing featuring antique and specialty automobiles, musicians, dance troupes, community groups, military units and more! Followed by free fireworks at Adado Riverfront Park in the evening. Parade kicks off at 11am, Concert at Riverfront Park begins and 8pm, with [...]
Time: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

South Haven's 4th of July Parade

Date: 07/04
Location: Downtown South Haven- Phoenix St. – Phoenix Street South Haven
This year will be a special one for the community of South Haven. Not only in the town commemorating its 150th anniversary with a year-long series of events, the Fourth of July Parade will be celebrating its 170th anniversary. To honor these significant milestones, the Fourth of July committee has [...]
Time: 11:00 am

Allendale 4th of July Craft & Vendor Fair

Date: 07/04
Location: Allendale Community Park – 6676 Lake Michigan Dr Allendale
Join us as a shopper or crafter after the parade in the community park for the annual hometown holiday celebration. Browse vendors offering handmade crafts, beautiful original art and direct sale items you can always count on. Enjoy the Lyons chicken BBQ, family activities and annual car show as well. [...]
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 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 Thursday, July 4, 2019 The celebration starts with a parade at noon. The parade route will start at the intersection of Sherman St. and Wealthy St. and continue east on Wealthy St., turning left on Lakeside Dr., ending at [...]
Time: 12:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Historic Charlton Park's 4th of July Celebration

Date: 07/04
Location: Historic Charlton Park – 2545 S. Charlton Park Rd. Hastings
37th Annual 4th of July & Veterans Bar-B-Que is July 4, 2019 from 12pm - 4pm, event admission is FREE! Flag raising and Veteran remembrance begin at 12pm before the Bar-B-Que. Games begin at 1:00 pm on the village green. Cost for BBQ is as follows: ages 13+ is $9; [...]
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 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. The Rotary Club of Saugatuck-Douglas is hosting the Waterfront Festival with music, food trucks, a children's corner, and more from Noon - 9 at Coghlin Park followed by fireworks at dusk [...]
Time: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Holland's Independence Day Celebration Freedom & Fireworks

Date: 07/04
Location: Kollen Park – 240 Kollen Park Drive Holland
Celebration Freedom will be Thursday July 4, beginning at 4pm with kids games, vendors, live martial arts demonstration, live music, all culminating at dusk with Fireworks over Lake Macatawa to the sounds of live music. Also...Don't forget to hit up one of the many food booths for a late lunch [...]
Time: 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Muskegon RockStock

Date: 07/04
Location: Heritage Landing – 7th Street & Shoreline Dr. Muskegon
Muskegon Rockstock is back July 4-6 at Heritage Landing with great rock music, fireworks, raffles, face painting, food, beverages and cold Budweiser! Tickets are $10 per day for everyone aged 3 and up, and 3 – day passes are available for a limited time for only $25.  Active duty military [...]
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Fireworks on Deck (Muskegon)

Date: 07/04
Location: USS LST 393 Veterans Museum – 560 Mart St. Muskegon
Thursday, July 4 at dusk, enjoy “Fireworks on Deck” aboard the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum!  It’ the “best seat in the house” for the awesome display over Muskegon Lake.  The World War II landing ship is located at the Mart Dock in downtown Muskegon, just yards from the fireworks [...]
Time: 9:30 pm

Grand Haven's 4th of July Fireworks

Date: 07/04
Location: Waterfront Stadium – 1 N Harbor Dr Grand Haven
The Grand Haven annual 4th of July Fireworks display lights up the night sky after the evening’s showing of the Grand Haven Musical Fountain and National Anthem. This is always a free community event. The City of Grand Haven has several areas for viewing this spectacular fountain and fireworks show!  [...]
Time: 9:45 pm - 10:45 pm

Saturday July 6, 2019

Frederik Meijer Gardens Independence Day Celebration

Date: 07/06
Location: Frederik Meijer Gardens for Families – 1000 East Beltline NE Grand Rapids
Help us celebrate America’s birthday—the Children’s Garden way! Show your patriotic spirit by participating in a variety of engaging Independence Day activities for guests of all ages. Included with admission
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Grand Rapids 4th of July Fireworks

Date: 07/06
Location: Ah-Nab-Awen Park Downtown GR – 303 Pearl St Grand Rapids
Join us on July 6th, 2019 for the annual Grand Rapids Fireworks presented by Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort. The event kicks off at 6pm at An-Nab-Awen Park, near the Ford Presidential Museum. The event will include family-fun activities, food, vendors and live entertainment! The fun continues through the start [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Front Row for the Fireworks

Date: 07/06
Location: Grand Rapids Public Museum – 272 Pearl St. NW Grand Rapids
Join us for the annual Independence Day fundraiser. Front Row for the Fireworks, offers visitors an evening of entertainment, discovery and fun. Front Row for the Fireworks will take place on Saturday, July 6 to coincide with the City of Grand Rapids’ celebration. In addition to having front row seats [...]
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Race at Berlin Raceway- 4th of July Celebration

Date: 07/06
Location: Berlin Raceway – 2060 Berlin Fair Drive Marne
Racing + Fireworks = Family Fun! Adults $12, Kids 11-8 $5, 7-Under Free Return of the The Main Event Outlaw Tour, as well as Super Stocks, VROA & the Midwest Compact Touring Series  
Time: 6:30 pm

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