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FREE & Fun 4th of July Weekend Events in Metro Detroit


Make the most of 4th of July weekend and celebrate American Independence with fun and free activities!


Go To A Parade

Start the 4th off on the right foot and watch a parade in Downtown Northville or Downtown Wyandotte.


Watch Fireworks

Fireworks and the Fourth go together like peanut butter and jelly. Stay up late and watch the sky light up with bright colors during a firework display.


Head to Garden City for the Bostick Family Light Show from 9:30pm to 11pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Stay late on Sunday for the fireworks show!


Splash & Play

Enjoy fun in the sun! Let the kids get wet and go wild in the water.


Plan A Picnic Or A BBQ

Pack a basket or the charcoal and eat outside in the sunshine. Here’s a list of our favorite places to picnic and a few of our favorite recipes:


Go Out for a Sweet Treat

Take a road trip for some farm fresh ice cream and get a taste of what life was like in 1776.


Read About the Revolution

Get some more check marks on your Summer Reading list and learn about heroes of the revolution with these fun books.


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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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