In Michigan, the July 4th holiday period is traditionally the busiest time of year for the iconic family road trip.
Hundreds of thousands of spectators will line the shores of the Detroit River to enjoy the 55th annual Ford Fireworks presented by Target on Monday, June 24.
From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.
Celebrate the 4th of July at one of Metro Detroit’s hundreds of events around town and in the city as fireworks explode this holiday.
From street parties and neighborhood shindigs to beer bashes in the park, Detroit knows how to party for the 4th of July.
Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!
Creating a memorable family gathering for the Fourth doesn’t have to be fussy or complicated. Here’s how to set a sizzling table, serve a crowd-pleasing meal, and keep everyone entertained with minimal effort or hassle.
America’s traditional colors are red, white and blue, and you can take your Fourth of July picnic, barbeque or pool party to the next level by serving Independence Day themed cuisine! All of these easy-to-make […]
With the large number of state and county parks surrounding the Detroit area and the Huron Clinton Metroparks, there is never a shortage of places to take a swim.
These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts.
Fireworks are the traditional way to celebrate the July 4th holiday. See some of our nation’s finest displays.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
Patriotic flags, cuisines and tunes abound on July 4th. The Star Spangled Banner, the most patriotic of American songs, is played on radios, sung by musicians and hummed at barbeques. Famous renditions by singers vary […]
A summer vacation just doesn’t feel complete without a trip to an amusement park. And for most of us, the highlight of every theme park visit is a rocking, shocking, heart-racing roller coaster! Lucky for […]