The fourth of July is here and it is known that Detroiters LOVE to celebrate in all kind of special ways. One-of-a-kind pop-up events, baseball, Coney’s and fireworks are all non-negotiable contributions to the holiday. Here are some pandemic safe and incredibly fun things to do this weekend.
Downtown Walking Tour
No matter if you’re a local or visiting for the first time, each tour with Experience Factory makes you fall in love with Detroit. This weekend’s downtown 1.5 mile walking tour will show attendees what the city’s exciting energy is all about. See Campus Martius Park, Spirit of Detroit, Paradise Valley District and more. Want to see some of the popular neighboring areas? Try the Corktown Walking Tour they offer as well.
Marble Bar’s 12 Hour Party
Calling all music lovers and dancers, meet us on the dancefloor for the infamous, 12 Hour Party this Saturday. University District’s, Marble Bar has a special line-up this weekend to celebrate the holiday and welcome in summer. Come see Derrick Carter, Joe Claussel, Wajeed & LADYMONIX, Ash Lauryn and more. 21+. Tickets available here.
Le Fleur Decor Independence Day Celebration
Get your shopping fix from a wide array of local art and vintage treasures at Le Fleur Décor’s Annual Art Fair. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, July 3; 3442 Hadley Rd., Hadley
Twerk x Tequila
What we’ve all been waiting for, Twerk x Tequila is back and it’s time to celebrate in the ultimate fashion. For the first time ever, Detroit’s favorite pop-up party will be hosted at the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre, providing plenty of room to twerk to live performances and exciting DJ sets. This special Twerk x Tequila is hosted by Lana Ladonna with DJ showcases by Sky Jetta, DJ Muva Mars, and DJ Killa Squid. Doors open at 4 p.m.; Saturday, July 3; Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre, 2600 Atwater St., Detroit; Tickets are available here.
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Tigers Game v. White Sox… and fireworks
Play ball! Celebrate the fourth by enjoying America’s favorite pastime, baseball. Our Detroit Tigers take on the Chicago White Sox, July 4 at Comerica Park followed by a spectacular firework show perfect for anyone. Game starts at 1:10 p.m.; Sunday, July 4; Comerica Park, 2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Tickets are available online here.
Pine Knob Fireworks
A Southeast Michigan tradition, fireworks at Pine Knob. Pack up your folding chairs and head down to Clarkston for a display on par with the annual Ford fireworks. FYI, there’s no parking at DTE Energy Music Theatre or Pine Knob Ski Resort. In an effort to control crowd sizes, the fireworks show is intended to be viewed from home and neighboring areas. Fireworks begins at 10 p.m.; Sunday, July 4; Pine Knob, 7778 Sashabaw, Clarkston
July 1-July 3
Greenfield Village: “Salute to America: Summer Stroll”
Enjoy the evolution of American inventions and innovation and stay for the fireworks at the end of the evening. New in 2021, guests of ‘Salute to America: Summer Stroll’ are invited to stroll at their own pace and listen to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra perform in smaller ensembles throughout the venue. General admission is $32. Parking at the Henry Ford Museum, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn. 6-10 p.m.
Rocket Mortgage Classic
“FORT!!” The PGA Tour has arrived in Detroit and we couldn’t be more excited. Hosts, Detroit Golf Club will welcome Phil Mickelson, Hideki Matsuyama, Rickie Fowler, Max Homa and Bubba Watson for the third annual Rocket Mortgage Classic. Grab your tickets here to get a peek at the top golfers in the country take each other on for the grand prize and the glory.
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