GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Fireworks will light up the sky and parades will fill streets in West Michigan to celebrate Independence Day, a year after many events were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Most events have returned, but some communities have chosen to scrap their traditional activities.
Here is a list of events across West Michigan:
- Allegan | Activities at 6 p.m.; Fireworks over Kalamazoo River at 10:15 p.m. | Details
- Dorr Township | Activities July 2-4; Fireworks July 3 at dusk | Details
- Saugatuck-Douglas | Parade at 11 a.m.; Fireworks at dusk | Details
- Gun Lake | Fireworks on July 3 at dusk | Details
- Middleville | Celebration on July 4 at noon; Fireworks at dusk | Details
- Baroda Township | Festivities at 7 p.m. on July 3; Fireworks at dusk | Details
- Coldwater | Fireworks July 3 at dusk | Details
- Battle Creek | Air show & Balloon Festival June 30-July 4 | Details
- Marshall | Fireworks July 4 at 9:30 p.m. | Details
- Ionia | July 1 fireworks canceled due to flooding | Details; Golf Scramble on July 4 at 9 a.m. | Details
- Kalamazoo Growlers at Homer Stryker Field | Game and fireworks on July 4 (tickets required) | Details Kalamazoo Speedway | Racing and fireworks July 3 (tickets required) | Details
- Richland | Parade on July 3 at 11 a.m.
- Gull Lake | Cookout and activities on July 3 at noon until 4 p.m. Details
- Ada | Parade July 3 at 10 a.m.; Car show at 11 a.m.; Music at Legacy park 6:30 p.m.; Fireworks at dusk | Details
- Caledonia | Celebration July 3 | Details
- Cascade Township | Hosting with Ada on July 3 | Details
- East Grand Rapids | 5K on July 4 at 8:30 a.m.; Parade at 11 a.m.; Fireworks at dusk | Details
- Grand Rapids | Activities July 3 at 6 p.m.; fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Fireworks will also air on WXSP and stream live online. | Details
- Grand Rapids’ Ottawa Hills neighborhood | Hollyhock Lane parade at 8:30 a.m.; Ceremony at 9 a.m. | Details
- Grandville | Activities July 1-5 | Fireworks July 5 at dusk | Details
- Kentwood | Activities all day July 3 with fireworks at dusk | Details
Crystal Area | Parade July 4 at 1 p.m. | Details
- Muskegon | Fireworks July 3 starting at 10:30 p.m. | Details
- Whitehall (White Lake area) | Parade July 3 at 10 a.m.; Fireworks July 4 at 9 p.m. | Details
- Hesperia | Festivities July 2-4; Fireworks July 4 at dusk | Details
- Allendale | Parade July 3 at 10 a.m.; Activities at 11 a.m.; Fireworks July 4 at dusk | Details
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