2021 Fourth of July Fireworks in Michigan to Awe Over. Let Freedom Ring!

Let freedom ring with these eye-catching 2021 Fourth of July fireworks in Michigan! In the state of Michigan, Independence Day is celebrated far and wide. Celebrate from Frankenmuth, Dearborn, Bay City and Traverse City to Grand Marais. Certainly, these five Michigan cities know how to celebrate their freedom in style with some family-friendly entertainment.

2021 Fourth of July Fireworks in Bay City, Michigan

Fourth of July fireworks explode over bridge, river and boats in Bay City, Michigan
photo courtesy of Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau

First we are going to start with my hometown, Bay City, Michigan. This is my favorite place to be for the Fourth of July fireworks in Michigan. People travel from all over the United States to witness these amazing firework displays. We have three nights of fireworks. The first two nights are Thursday, July 1, and Friday, July 2, 2021. The fireworks last 10 minutes and start at 10:12 p.m. However, everyone looks forward to the third night on Friday, July 3, 2021. Get ready for 36 minutes of awe! The fireworks still start at 10:12 p.m. They finish with a bang; stay until the end because you don’t want to miss the GRAND finale.

In addition, fireworks are not the only thing happening in Bay City for the Fourth of July. There is truly something to do for the entire family.

Independence Day in Historic Greenfield Village near Dearborn, Michigan

Next we head further south to the historic Greenfield Village near Dearborn, Michigan. Salute to America: Summer Stroll (including fireworks) goes on June 30 – July 3; gates open at 6 p.m. In fact, purchase your tickets before June 21 to receive the non-member early-bird price of $28.00 for 12 years of age and older and $19.50 for ages 5-11.

All in all, Salute to America: Summer Stroll includes historical decade vignettes, historical building experiences and free carousel rides. Performance groups showcasing diverse music from American history will perform throughout the Village along with marching fifes and drums. In addition, ensembles from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will play throughout the venue. Finally, an extraordinary fireworks display closes out the evening.

2021 Fourth of July Fireworks in Traverse City, Michigan

Golden Fourth of July fireworks reflect over the bay in Traverse City, Michigan.
photo credit: Traverse City Tourism Facebook page

Uniquely Traverse City, Michigan, celebrates the Fourth of July while the National Cherry Festival is underway in 2021. Two festivals for one! Who doesn’t want to watch spectacular fireworks over West Grand Traverse Bay?! Fireworks start at 10:30 p.m., Sunday, July 4, and last an hour. The National Cherry Festival is celebrated July 3-10.

Frankenmuth Volksläufe Fireworks

Large, white fireworks explode over clock tower at Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth during Fourth of July fireworks
photo courtesy of Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau

Next, we are headed to the hometown of Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland for the annual Independence Day celebration. Two great events rolled into one! Here in Frankenmuth we call this event Volksläufe which is German for The People’s Race. If you’re a runner, this is the place to be on Saturday, July 3, with multiple races to choose from. What’s more, fireworks begin July 3 at 9:30 p.m. and can be viewed throughout the city.

Purple fireworks reflect in river next to the wooden bridge in Frankenmuth during Fourth of July fireworks.
photo courtesy of Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau

2021 Fourth of July Fireworks in Grand Marais, Michigan

Lastly, we are headed to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan along the Pictured Rock National Shoreline. Grand Marais, Michigan, is a quiet and adorable little town surrounded by Lake Superior. Most importantly, the fireworks are on the Fourth of July and start when it gets dark. During the day, they have a hometown parade as well as a firemen’s challenge, kids games, food, and street dancing. Furthermore, if you want a smaller crowd, this is where you want to celebrate your FREEDOM!

Light Up Your Own Fourth of July Festivities

Indeed, our 6-inch spheres with 20 LED phasing effects will light up your Independence Day festivities! They add a festive touch wherever you hang them.

In the same fashion, you can bring a patriotic touch to your celebration with our shimmering lighted American flag ornamental shape. Looking for more patriotic decorating ideas for your home?

Celebrate in Red, White & Blue – Dessert, too!!

Perfect for your Fourth of July party? By all means, try our Dreamy Russian Cream dessert from “Bronner’s Flavorful Favorites, Book 2” staff cookbook.

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