Fireworks, parades and live music are just a few of the ways locals celebrate the birth of the nation in Grand Rapids. Join us as we honor, reflect and revel in the American spirit!
Grandville starts the holiday celebration on July 3, with ball games and a Beer, Bands & BBQ event, in advance of a pancake breakfast, arts & crafts show, parade, carnival, live music, fireworks and more on July 4.
Amway Family Fireworks is the city’s biggest patriotic celebration – the event kicks off at 5:00 pm in downtown’s Ah-Nab-Awen Park, with family-fun activities, games, food trucks, vendor exhibits and live bands leading up to a spectacular fireworks show. July 7.
You can get a Front Row for the Fireworks on July 7 at Grand Rapids Public Museum – admission includes activities, exhibits, special meal deals and more.
Two downtown restaurants are are also throwing parties for the July 7 fireworks celebrations. The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck and jdek are offering food, festivities and prime riverside viewing for the pyrotechnics show.
Berlin Raceway, one of America’s premier short-track stock-car courses, presents fireworks show after its July 7 races.