Family friendly July 4th events in Detroit 2017

Detroit is an area great for families, and that will especially be so when the 4th of July rolls around.

There will be no shortage of events that the whole family will be able to enjoy, and if you’re searching for the perfect 4th of July event to celebrate America, here are five options that you should consider in Metro Detroit.

Grosse Pointe Farms Regatta and Fireworks
June 30-July 2 @ 10 am
Pier Park -- 350 Lake Shore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms 48236
(313) 885-6600

For a July 4th celebration that you and your family will never forget, head to suburban Grosse Pointe Farms to attend this awesome regatta. The Grosse Pointe Farms Regatta and Fireworks will feature boats, live music, and, on the last day of the event, a fireworks display that will leave everyone in awe.

Sylvan Lake Fireworks
July 3 @ 10 pm
Sylvan Lake and Otter Lake, Waterford, MI 48329
(248) 682-9870

For more fun on the lake in Metro Detroit for the 4th of July, take your family out to Sylvan Lake. Here, the Oakland County Boat Club will put on the Sylvan Lake Fireworks show, with will feature entertainment and fun for the whole family, topped off by a fireworks show in the center of the lake.

Independence Fest
July 4 @ 10 pm
Clintonwood Park -- 6000 Clarkston Rd., Clarkston, MI 48348
(248) 625-8227

If you want an Independence Day festival will all of the family toppings, take them to Clintonwood Park in Clarkston. Here, the city will put on Independence Fest, which will feature inflatables for the kids, rides for the older kids, music for the adults, and fireworks for the entire family.

Seymour Celebration Fireworks
July 7-8 @ 8 pm
Seymour Lake Township Park -- 2795 Seymour Lake Rd, Oxford, MI 48371
(248) 628-1720

Even though the 4th of July weekend would have now been in the past, this is still one of the main family friendly events in Metro Detroit to celebrate America’s Birthday. The Seymour Celebration will be a community-oriented festival with music, rides, and not one, but two fantastic fireworks displays that will leave the crowd-pleasingly speechless.

Salute to America
June 30 -July 3 @ 6 pm
Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford -- 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 982-6001

The entire family will be entertained at one of the largest family-friendly Independence Day celebrations in the Midwest. Salute to America will host games and other fun activities for the kids, music by the famed Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and a spectacular fireworks display that will create many memories.