(CBS DETROIT) — The sky will once again be filled with bright colors for the 2022 Ford Fireworks.
The 64th annual show on June 27 returns to downtown Detroit for an in-person viewing themed “Hey Detroit, The Sky Shines for You!” For the past two years, the show has been held without an audience at the Lake St. Clair Metropark due to COVID-19 restrictions.
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This year’s show will feature more than 10,000 pyrotechnic effects visible for miles along the Detroit River.
The Ford Fireworks can also be seen on WDIV-TV (Local 4) from June 27 at 8 p.m. In addition, News/Talk 760 WJR radio will also host a live broadcast from 7-9pm.
“The Parade Company is excited to return to the Detroit River and prepare for an incredible Ford Fireworks that will be filled with many spectacular surprises,” said Tony Michaels, president and CEO of The Parade Company, in a press release. “We are incredibly grateful for the continued support from Ford Motor Company, which allows us to grow the show bigger and better every year for everyone to enjoy.”
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The Parade Company is also hosting its summer kickoff, The Rooftop Party presented by Ford Motor Company. The event will take place that evening on the roof of the Centrumgarage.
It includes music with Your Generation in Concert, food, games and giveaways.
Tickets are limited to the Rooftop Party. For more information, visit www.theparade.org or call 313-923-7400. All proceeds benefit the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation.
“The Ford Fireworks event celebrates the best of Detroit,” said Mary Culler, president of the Ford Motor Company Fund. “We are honored to host this annual tradition in our hometown, and we are excited that families can come back to the Detroit River to enjoy it this year.”
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