Things To Do This Weekend: July 1-4, 2022
It will be a busy 4th of July holiday weekend in West Michigan. We have put together a list of over 15 different events for you to check out. There's everything from balloons to baseball, music, food, fireworks (lots of fireworks!), monster trucks and more.
If you are looking for a list of fireworks, keep scrolling to the bottom.
Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival
Thursday, June 30-Thursday, July 7, 2022 - Battle Creek Executive Airport, Battle Creek, MI
There will be something for everyone. There will be a huge Air Show, Hot-Air Balloons, Carnival, Vendors, Field of Rock Concerts, a Twilight Air Show, Fireworks and more. 2022 marks 42 years and the Field of Flight Air Show is the largest in the State of Michigan (as well as one of the largest and best in the country). In addition, they are one of the largest & best balloon competitions in the country. Updated information can be found on the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival Facebook page.
Discover Muskegon Festival
Friday, July 1-Saturday, July 2, 2022 - Downtown Muskegon, MI
DMF (Discover Muskegon Fest) is an annual two day EDM music festival and luxury car show. It will take place in the center of downtown Muskegon during the city's Independence Day celebrations. More information can be found on the Discover Muskegon Festival Facebook page.
Grand Rapids Foodie Fest 2022
Friday, July 1-Sunday, July 3, 2022 - Calder Plaza, Grand Rapids, MI
This is a 3-day weekend of enjoying local live music, dance and musical performances, food and drink, local merchants and more. Additional details can be found on the Grand Rapids Foodie Fest Facebook page.
West Michigan Whitecaps Baseball
Friday, July 1, 2022 - 6:35 pm
Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 - 6:35 pm
Sunday, July 3rd, 2022 - 6:00 pm
LMCU Ballpark, 4500 West River Drive, Comstock Park, MI
The West Michigan Whitecaps will be taking on the Fort Wayne TinCaps this weekend. Friday night will be Zoo Night. After the games on both Saturday and Sunday there will be Family Fare Fireworks. Find out more on the West Michigan Whitecaps website.
Smiling Acres Music Festival
Friday, July 1-Sunday, July 3, 2022 - Trufant, MI
Head to Trufant over the 4th of July weekend for the Smiling Acres Music Festival. There will be music, camping, vendors, hiking and more. More information is available on the Smiling Acres Facebook events page.
Dorr 4th of July Independence Day Celebration
Friday, July 1-Monday, July 4, 2022 - Dorr, MI
The annual Dorr 4th of July Independence Day celebration is one of the largest community festivals in Allegan County. There will be a Freedom Fun 5k and a Dorr Summer Sizzler NTPA Truck and Tractor Pull. Details can be found on the Dorr 4th Facebook events page.
Ballpark Series Red, White and Blues
Saturday, July 2, 2022 - Sullivan Field, Grand Rapids, MI
The Blues are coming to the ballpark! The line up includes Teddy Brewer, the Larry Mack Band, Rochelle and The Spoilers, Hannah Rose Graves Band, and Asamu Johnson and The Associates of Blues. Live music starts at 12 Noon. There will also be yard games and food. More information can be found on the Fans of Sullivan Field Facebook events page.
Freedom Fest on the Causeway
Saturday, July 2, 2022 - Croton Township, MI
This is Croton's biggest day of the year. Head to Newaygo county for the annual Independence Day Celebration. It is full of family friendly events. Come celebrate whether you are on a boat or on the causeway. There will be live music, a beer tent, food trucks, vendors, and of course fireworks! More information can be found on the Freedom Fest on the Causeway Facebook events page.
Monster Truck Madness 8
Saturday, July 2, 2022 - Soaring Eagle Casino, Mt. Pleasant, MI
The is the largest outdoor monster truck event in the Midwest featuring 10 monster truck superstars including 2016 Champion “The Monstah Lobstah” Crushstation, Dirt Crew, TailGator, Bad Habit and more! There will be a free Track Party before the show starting at 4 pm. This is your chance to get autographs, meet the drivers and even take a ride on a real monster truck. Fireworks will follow the Monster Truck Madness. For more information visit the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort website.
South Haven Art Fair
Saturday, July 2-Sunday, July 3, 2022 - Stanley Johnston Park, South Haven, MI
Spend your Fourth of July weekend at the South Haven Art Fair. This is a two-day juried fine art fair held in Stanley Johnston Park. See one-of-a-kind artwork in acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, drawing, sculpture, photography, glass, wood, clay, and wearable art created by more than 100 local, regional, and national artists. Free admission and fun for the whole family, including food and family art projects. Get more details on the Annual South Haven Juried Art Fair Facebook events page.
Grandville July 4 Celebration
Saturday, July 2 & Monday, July 4, 2022 - Grandville, MI
On Saturday there will be the Buck Creek Run 5K Race followed by the #10 School Open House at Heritage Park. The John Davis Memorial Softball Game is Saturday evening at 7. Then on Monday, July 4th, the day starts with a flag raising at Grandville Middle School at 8:30 am. There will be a military flyover of World War II vintage aircraft at 11. Food Vendors and Entertainment run from Noon until dark. The fireworks show will be at dusk (approximately 10 pm). Find out more on the City of Grandville Facebook page.
Sheryl Crow with Allison Russell
Sunday, July 3, 2022 - Frederik Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI
Nine-time Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow will be performing along with Allison Russell at the Frederik Meijer Gardens on Sunday. Additional information is available on the Frederik Meijer Gardens Facebook events page.
Allegan July 3 Jubilee
Sunday, July 3, 2022 - Downtown Allegan, MI
Celebrate Independence Day in Downtown Allegan with the July 3 Jubilee! The event starts at 5:30 pm with a star-spangled parade. After the parade there will be live music and food vendors along the Riverfront at 6:00 pm. The evening warps up with a fireworks display over the Kalamazoo River at 10:15 pm. More information can be found on the July 3 Jubilee 2022 Facebook events page.
Kentwood 4th of July Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022 - Kentwood City Hall, Kentwood, MI
It’s a busy 4th of July kicking off with a pancake breakfast and a 5K Race and Fun Walk. There���s a parade at 9:30 am, followed by carnival rides. The evening celebration starts at 4 with community booths, a beer tent, food trucks, live music, and of course fireworks. Additional details can be found on the Kentwood 4th of July Celebration Facebook events page.
Monday, July 4, 2022 - FoxView, 975 N. Main, Nashville, MI
There will be military vehicles and classic cars along with a motorcycle show, fun carnival games and bounce houses for the kids, lawnmower racing, a live auction, pro-wrestlng, a flea market, fireworks, and even apple pie. All the fun starts at 10 am with the flea market. For more information, check out the America Fest! Facebook events page.
Berrien Springs Pickle Festival
Monday, July 4, 2022 - Berrien Springs, MI
The day gets underway at 7:30 am with a pancake and sausage breakfast. The Pickle Festival begins at 11. There will be a Big Wheel Race for the kids, a Pickle Fling, and Political Stump speeches. Throughout the day there will also be pickle decorating, lawn games, food vendors, axe throwing and blacksmith demonstrations, a Pickled Piper Tasting Room, a parade, street dance, and fireworks at dusk. Additional details can be found on the Berrien Springs Pickle Festival Facebook page.