4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks in the Grand Rapids area – 2010

American HolidayDon’t miss all the fun this year!  Pay attention to the DATES that the parades, fireworks and all the festivities are planned for – some of the places are doing everything on Saturday the 3rd and others on Sunday the 4th.

Here is the list of 4th of July Celebrations in the Western Michigan/Grand Rapids area for 2010.  These Celebrations are listed by location with the dates in red.


ADA/CASCADE, MICHIGAN

Downtown Ada – Corner of Thornapple River & Fulton    SATURDAY, JULY 3

Dusk – Bring your chairs or blankets and sit anywhere around Ada with great views of the fireworks.

Both Ada and Cascade have separate Parades and fun stuff to do all day – all on July 3.  Cascade has a great chance to interact in the Parade – build your own float and enter the Float Contest.  There have been winners over the past 15 years in the Family & Neighborhood category or the Church/Business Category –  win a really cool trophy and strut your stuff for the 4th of July.

ALLEGAN, MICHIGAN

Allegan Jubilee Independence Celebration  www.alleganchamber.com

Fireworks at Dusk –  On the Riverfront     SATURDAY,  JULY 3

ALLENDALE, MICHIGAN

Fireworks at 10:15  Allendale Township Park    SATURDAY, JULY 3

Fun  activities on Friday (5K, etc), Saturday, Sunday and Monday  www.allendale-twp.org

CALEDONIA, MICHIGAN

Fireworks at dusk at Caledonia Lakeside Park  SATURDAY, JULY 3

Parade at 10:30 – entertainment including a tractor pull all day   www.villageofcaledonia.org

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

Fireworks at dusk at John Collins Park on Reeds Lake    SUNDAY, JULY 4

12 -1  Parade; 1:30 – 2:30 Water Ski Show; All afternoon – entertainment & music

East Grand Rapids has a wonderful home town celebration!

GLEN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

I know – it’s about 2 1/2 hours North of Grand Rapids – but lots of folks leave the GR area and head North expecting to see

great fireworks displays – well STAY HOME this year.   These fireworks have been CANCELLED due to safety issues – Bummer!

GRAND HAVEN, MICHIGAN

Waterfront Stadium at the W end of Washington Street    SUNDAY, JULY 4

Come and see the musical fountain (plenty of room in the bleachers – no charge!) at 9:45 then Fireworks

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

Fireworks at 10:30pm at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Downtown Grand Rapids    SUNDAY, JULY 4

Music starting at 6:30 on the Banks of the Grand River in front of the Gerald R.Ford Museum

GRANDVILLE, MICHIGAN

Fireworks – Grandville Middle School at Dusk  MONDAY, JULY 5

Activities are strung out through this great long weekend – starting on the 2nd all the way through the 5th – Yeah!

KENTWOOD, MICHIGAN

Fireworks at the Kentwood City Center  4900 Breton SE; Dusk on  SATURDAY, JULY 3

Start your day off with a Pancake Breakfast and fun festivities all day

Check out the Kentwood Parade and activities Information


Let us know if you know about any other Fireworks Displays that I don’t have on here!  Happy 4th of July