Category Archives: Independence Day

Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade Tips

Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade - Handing out Candy

This week I am the Ann Arbor Expert. I am sharing tips for tomorrow’s Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade. I have had the experience of enjoying the parade both as a participant and as a spectator. General Parade Information Fourth of July Parade Route The Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade route is almost 1 mile and […]

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What’s Open & Closed on Fourth of July in Ann Arbor

What's Open in Ann Arbor on July 4th

Are you wondering what is open on July 4th? I have compiled a list of places that have confirmed that they are open or that they are closed and some special events for the 4th. I will keep the list updated as the holiday approaches and more places announce whether they are open or closed. Open on Fourth of July Ann Arbor […]

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Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations? Don’t wait for the fourth (maybe not even for July), there are plenty of celebrations the week before the Fourth.  Ann Arbor Fourth of July Fireworks Local fireworks displays are mostly this week (or have already happened). Ironically there are no firework displays actually on the fourth. However, on the […]

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Where to Find Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays?

Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays? When I moved to Ann Arbor I was disappointed to learn that Ann Arbor doesn’t have a Fireworks display and that many local displays are spread throughout the week before Fourth of July instead of that night. Growing up Fourth of July Fireworks were an annual tradition. Local Ann Arbor Fireworks Display […]

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Tips for Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade

Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade - Handing out Candy

The Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade is an Ann Arbor tradition. For 6 years, I was in the parade with my daughter before joining the spectators last year. As a participant in the parade, I have a lot of tips to share for both spectators and participants. Spectator Tips The parade is LONG. Last year we watched the parade near the start. […]

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Fourth of July – Events, What’s Open, What’s Closed

Fourth of July Events & Closures

Each holiday it is a challenge to figure out which places are open and which are closed. I have compiled the special events list below and a list of places that have confirmed that they are open or that they are closed. I will keep the list updated as the holiday approaches and more places announce whether they are open or closed. […]

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Ann Arbor Fireworks – When & Where to Find Them

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays? When I moved to Ann Arbor I was disappointed to learn that Ann Arbor doesn’t have a Fireworks display and that many local displays are spread throughout the week before Fourth of July instead of that night. Growing up Fourth of July Fireworks were an annual tradition.  Local Ann Arbor Fireworks Display […]

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Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade 2015

Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade

This year’s Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade was a new experience for me. It was the first time I watched the parade. In the past I have walked in the parade first with my daughter’s preschool (Stone School Cooperative Nursery), then with Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan. Since we started joining Girl Scouts, my husband has watched the […]

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Fourth of July – Special Events, What’s Open or Closed

Fourth of July Events & Closures

Each holiday it is a challenge to figure out which places are open and which are closed. I have compiled the special events list below and a list of places that have confirmed that they are open or that they are closed. I will keep the list updated as the holiday approaches. Special Events Ann Arbor Jaycees Parade Ypsilanti Jaycees Fourth […]

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