1M people expected to view Detroit fireworks show

55th Annual Ford Fireworks Presented by Target to light up sky at nightfall Monday

Published On: Jun 24 2013 10:13:15 AM EDT   Updated On: Jun 24 2013 12:46:05 PM EDT
DETROIT -

The setup is almost done for the Detroit Ford Fireworks and the city is preparing for hundreds of thousands of people to come Downtown for the big show.

The 55th Annual Ford Fireworks Presented by Target event is scheduled to start at nightfall Monday.

Watch: Best spots to watch Detroit's fireworks Monday.

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's office says about one million people in the city and across the Detroit River in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, will gather to view the fireworks.

Detroit police will be assisted by other local, state and federal agencies. At 6 p.m. Monday an emergency curfew also will be in effect for unaccompanied minors aged 17 and younger.

If you're coming down to watch, we have some information you need to know in a nutshell

There are some changes this year.

The show celebrates the July 4 U.S. Independence Day and Canada Day on July 1. The Downtown Windsor Business Improvement Association on Friday donated more than $5,000 to Detroit to help cover security.

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To Find more information on all things fireworks visit our Detroit Fireworks page.