LANSING, Mich. — Fourth of July weekend is coming up, and FOX 47 has created a guide to all the events happening in mid-Michigan throughout the weekend.
Friday, July 1, and Saturday, July 2, events:
- Cravings Gourmet Popcorn will be celebrating Fourth of July all weekend starting Friday.
- Different events and promotions will be featured each day Friday through Monday.
- Corrigan Oil Speedway will be hosting their Wild Child race at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Sunday, July 3, events:
- The fireworks show will begin at dusk on Sunday.
- The Falls open at 6 p.m., and there will be live music from The New Rule.
- Admission is $7 per person and $5 for children ages 4 to 12.
- Eaton Rapids will be hosting a two-day Independence Day celebration.
- The first day will be a Family Fun Night starting at 6 p.m. until dark.
- The location is still too be determined.
- The fireworks show will begin at 10 p.m. on Sunday.
- Parking at Sharp Park is reserved for event sponsors, but you can park at any of the parking lots around the park.
- You may bring your own picnic lunch, grill or cooler, but a permit is required for alcoholic beverages and one can be obtained at the Parks and Recreation Department at no charge.
Monday, July 4, events:
- The parade will begin at 4:30 p.m. starting at Bond Park.
- Staging for the parade begins at 3 p.m.
- The parade will start at 11 a.m. and go around the Capitol Loop.
- The parade staging area is at the Michigan Hall of Justice on Allegan Street.
- A concert from the Lansing Concert Band will begin at 8 p.m. at Adado Riverfront Park
- The fireworks show will immediately follow the concert
- The Mason area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the bike decorating contest for children ages 12 and under.
- Decorating will begin at 2 p.m. and go until 3 p.m.
- Decorations will be provided.
- Judging will begin at 3:30 p.m.
- Two winners will receive a brand new bike.
- The Potter Park Zoo will be offering free admission for military members from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Standard admission rates for the rest of your party.
- The Lugnuts will play the Loons at 7:05 p.m.
- After the game, LAFCU will host a fireworks show
- The First Baptist Church in DeWitt is hosting a fireworks display at 8:30 p.m.
- Light snacks will be provided, but people are encouraged to bring their own picnic.
- People are encouraged to bring small fireworks.
- On the second day of the city's two-day Fourth of July celebration, the city will be hosting a parade and fireworks display.
- The parade begins at 11 a.m. and goes down Main Street.
- There will be a kids zone from noon to 4 p.m.
- The fireworks will go off at Howe Memorial Park once it is dark.
- The fireworks display will be at dusk.
- The show is located on the school athletic fields.
- At the St. Johns City Park on July 4 there will be a community fireworks event.
- At 7 p.m., “The Kathy Ford Band” will be performing and there will be food trucks.
- Fireworks start around 10 p.m.
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