Make sure to arrive early on Monday, June 22, to grab a spot to enjoy the spectacular show.
If youth are caught unsupervised during curfew hours, they could be detained and their parents fined upwards of $500.
Council member Andre Spivey said an expanded curfew seems to have “racial overtones” in the predominantly black city.
It’s one of the most anticipated events of the summer in downtown Detroit.
Busloads of minors arrived at police precinct, where they were held overnight until their parents arrived to take them home.
. “…We want the police to take care of crime, but you can’t do so by relying on harmful stereotypes about young people in the city Detroit.”
There have been some online rumblings about planned shootings and gang members engaging in the so-called “knockout game” at the Ford Fireworks.
While metro Detroiters bask in the first days of summer – preparations for the 2014 Ford Fireworks show continue along the riverfront.