Firework Displays for July 4th Holiday along Lake Michigan

July 2015

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Spending the July 4th holiday in West Michigan makes it a real celebration, as the area has six firework displays! If you're vacationing here, arrive early and catch all the fireworks beginning at dusk. There are a variety of activities over the 4th, including parades, art fairs, and more. Make the most of your holiday, right here in West Michigan.

Here is the schedule for the 2015 fireworks. Watch for updates.

Get a jump on the firework festivities and enjoy the colorful display in downtown Hart on July 2. The full day of fun includes kids activities, live music, food and fireworks.

The charming village of Pentwater is a great place to spend your July 4th. Activities are held on July 3rd include the Annual Pie Contest and Auction to raise money for scholarships, and the fireworks are July 3 at dusk at the Charles Mears State Park.

The Manistee Forest Festival features several days jam-packed with great food, music, and parade. Fireworks begin at dusk over Lake Michigan on the night of July 4.

Thousands flock to Ludington for the Freedom Festival. The Children's/Pet Parade is held July 3rd, and the Grand Parade travels down Ludington Avenue in the early afternoon on the 4th. The fireworks on July 4 over Lake Michigan are truly spectacular and can be seen from numerous vantage points along the water.

Silver Lake
The Silver Lake area has their fireworks display at dusk July 4 over the sand dunes. While vacationing here, enjoy rides on the Silver Lake Sand Dunes, visit the Little Point Sable Lighthouse, or take a hike or bike ride on the Hart-Montague Bike Trail.

Hamlin Lake
Hamlin Lake holds its fireworks on July 3. If you're a bit north of Ludington or staying at the Ludington State Park, find a comfy spot and view the colorful display over Upper Hamlin Lake. One of the best places for viewing the Hamlin Lake fireworks is from Wilson Hill Park. Follow this link to Hamlin Lake fireworks details.

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For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:

Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.

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