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From our close friends at WZZM TV13, the official list of all the fireworks shows and celebrations for the 4th of July in Michigan! Shameless plug: WFGR sponsors the FREE 4th of July Fireworks at Gun Lake Casino, starting at 10:30! See Cluck the chicken and other surprises between 6 and 8!

Also, if you can’t make it to the casino, the Downtown Grand Rapids 4th of July family fireworks and celebration starts at 9:30pm at Ah-Nab-Awen Park on the shores of the Grand River. (Pearl Street) Brought to you by WFGR and TownSquare Media!

This list is compiled from a list from the Detroit Free Press and the website, www.michiganfireworks.com . Dates, times, and locations have not been verified with each community. If you know of other events or if you have a correction to make, please send it to webmaster@wzzm13.com.

Ada/Cascade Fireworks Display
Date: July 4, 2012 at Dusk
Where: 7590 E Fulton at Ada Drive (across from Amway)

Allegan Jubilee Independence Celebration
Date: July 3, 2012 at Dusk
Where: On the riverfront

Allendale: Parade at 10 a.m. at GVSU (GRAND Valley State University), fireworks at Dusk. July 4, Downtown Allendale, Lake Michigan Drive.

Bangor 4th of July Fireworks
Date: July 7, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Bangor High School – 801 West Arlington St

Battle Creek: Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival,W.K. Kellogg Airport, 237 Helmer. 5-10:30 p.m. June 28-July 1, Featuring balloon launches (6:30 a.m.), carnival rides and games, fireworks (10:30 p.m. Fri.), air show featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds (Sat.-Sun.), musical entertainment, art fair, food and more. $5-$10. Parking fee is $5.

Bay City:Dusk. July 5, 6 & 7, 989-892-2264. • Wenonah Park, 801 N. Water. $5 daily.

• Veterans Memorial Park, JFK Drive, near the Saginaw River. Veteran’s bridge will be closed 5 p.m.-midnight Sat., July 7, use alternate route. $1.

Birmingham: Dusk. July 3, Lincoln Hills Golf Course, 2666 W. Fourteen Mile.

Caseville:Dusk. July 3, Caseville Harbor, Harbor St. At Harbor Breakwall. Free. 989-269-6431.

Dearborn: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood. 6-10 p.m. June 30 through July 1 & July 3, 4. Pre-concert musical entertainment featuring the First Michigan Colonial Fife and Drum Corps and Greenfield singers; Kids activities; Prelude concert featuring River Raisin Ragtime Revue; Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert; Fireworks finale accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” with live canon fire. Advance tickets $22.50, $14 children 5-12. Event day tickets $27, $17.50 children 5-12, 4 and younger free. 313-982-6001.

Dexter: Dusk. July 3, Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial. Musical entertainment at the Activity Center starting at 7 p.m. $10 special event daily vehicle permit required after 5 pm; free admission with annual permit.

Douglas 4th of July Parade and Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Cook Park

East Grand Rapids 4th of July Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2012 at Dusk
Where: John Collins Park (Reeds Lake)

Frankfort:Dusk July 4, Lake Michigan Beach, End of Main.

Gibraltar:Dusk. July 4, Parsons Elementary School, 14473 Middle Gibraltar. The parade will start at 10 a.m. at City Hall and ends at the Community Center. Activities with food and entertainment at Hy Dahlka Park and the Community Center all day; fireworks at dusk behind the school. 734-676-3900.

Grand Haven 4th of July Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Waterfront Stadium; west end of Washington Street

Grand Marais:Dusk July 4, Grand Marais, State Hwy M-77.

Grand Rapids 4th of July Celebration – Date: July 4, 2012 at 9:30pm
Ah-Nab-Awen Park on the shores of the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids. (Pearl Street)

Grandville 4th of July Celebration
Date: July 4, 2012 at Dusk
Where: At the Middle School

Gun Lake Fireworks
Date: July 1, 2012 at 10:20pm
Where: Over the lake; 2104 S. Briggs Road

Harrison Twp.:

• Dusk. July 2, Lake St. Clair Metropark , 31300 Metropolitan Parkway. 586-463-4581 $10 special event daily vehicle permit required after 5 pm; free admission with annual permit.

• Dusk. July 4, Belle Maer Harbor, 41700 Conger Bay.

Hart Fireworks
Date: July 2, 2012 at 10:00pm
Where: John Gurney Park Beach over Hart Lake

Hartford Speedway Park Fireworks
Date: July 6, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Harford Speedway Park

Holland State Park Fireworks
Date: July 3, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Holland State Park over Lake Michigan

Holland:Dusk. July 4, Kollen Park , 240 Kollen Park Drive. 800-506-1299.

Jackson: Dusk on July 3 & 4. Wolf Lake, Highland Drive–Jackson. 888-574-7014, ext. 231.

Dusk. July 3, Cascade Falls Park, 1401 S. Brown St. Karen Kidder and Alibi will be performing. $6 per person. Children 10 and younger free with paying adult. 517-768-6665.

Kentwood 4th of July Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Kentwood City Center – 4900 Breton Rd.

Ionia 4th of July Celebration
Date: July 3, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Ionia Free Fair Grounds

Leighton Township Fireworks – Date: July 3, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Green Lake; shot off from the Reus beach in the big lake.

Ludington: 1 p.m. parade on Ludington Ave., fireworks at dusk. July 4, Snyder’s Shoreline Inn, 903 W. Ludington Ave. Stearns Park, Lakeshore Drive across from the Inn.

Mackinac Island: 6:30 p.m. July 4, Fort Mackinac, “An American Picnic,” held at the Fort Mackinac parade ground. With Grand Hotel’s all-you-can-eat baby back ribs, grilled chicken breast, hot dogs, hamburgers, turkey burgers, corn on the cob, salads, and desserts. Stay for the fireworks. $45, $22.50 youth 5-17, 4 and younger free before July 4. Same day tickets prices are $10.50 more.

Mackinaw City: Dusk. July 4, Cronkling Heritage Park, Mackinaw Crossings S. Huron. Fireworks on the Bay. Games for all ages on from 1-3 p.m. on the Marina Lawn, Straits Area Concert band at 9 p.m.. 231-436-5664.

Madison Heights: 7-10:30 p.m. July 1, Madison Heights Civic Center Park, 360 W. Thirteen Mile. Featuring musical entertainment, inflatable bouncers, concessions and fireworks. Free. 248-583-0826.

Manchester: Dusk. July 3, Carr Park, 601 West Main. 734-428-8572. www.48158.com.

Manistee: Dusk. July 4, First Street Beach, First Street. Independence Day Parade, food, music and fireworks. The dates for The Manistee National Forest Festival are July 4-8.

New Boston: Dusk. July 4, Willow Metropark, I-275 and S. Huron. From 5:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Hidden Agenda and the Rick Lieder Band will perform. $10 special event daily vehicle permit required after 5 pm; free admission with annual permit.

Northville: Parade at 10 a.m. July 4, Downtown Northville, Procession begins at Griswold and Main St. Features Music, floats, marching bands, clowns, children’s characters, vintage and classic cars, bike and pet parade. Bike parade entrants should arrive by 9:15 a.m. at the north west parking lot at Sheldon and 7 mile. Participants must register, except for those in the bike parade. Call for more information. 248-374-0200.

Pentwater: Dusk. July 3, Charles Mears State Park, W. Lowell. 231-869-2051.

Plainwell Fourth of July Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Plainwell Airport

Port Austin: Dusk. July 4, Downtown Port Austin, 17 W. State St.. Parade starts at 1 p.m. in the Village, fireworks begin at dusk at Port Austin State Harbor area. 989-738-7600.

Port Hope:Dusk. July 7, Port Hope Community School, 7840 Portland Ave. On School grounds. Free. 989-428-3200.

Portland 4th of July Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Portland High School – 1100 Ionia Road

Saugatuck: Dusk. July 4, Saugatuck Harbor, Parade at 2 p.m. and fireworks at dusk. 269-857-1701.

Shelby Twp.: Dusk. July 1, Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park, off of 26 Mile. $10 special event daily vehicle permit required after 5 pm; free admission with annual permit.

Silver Lake Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2012 at Dusk
Where: Silver Lake

South Haven Light Up The Lake
Date: July 3, 2012 at Dusk
Where: South Pier over Lake Michigan

Downtown Traverse City: July 7-14, Traverse City. Offers many events including musical entertainment, art fair, contests, classic film series, kids’ activities, amusement rides, air show, fireworks (10:30 p.m. July 4 & July 14) and, of course, a cherry pie eating contest. 800-968-3380.

Trenton: Dusk. July 4, Rotary Park, 1 Harrison. “Concert in the Park” with the Downriver Community Band at 8 p.m. 734-675-7300.

Whitehall – Montague 4th of July Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2012 at Dusk
Where: North end of White Lake

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