Crowds gather on Belle Isle for fireworks

People barbecuing, playing games before Detroit fireworks get started

BELLE ISLE, Mich. - From the music to the food, the fun is underway at Belle Isle for the Ford Fireworks presented by Target.

The park opened to crowds at 2 p.m. Monday. Folks have been passing the time with fun activities until the fireworks begin.

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"Volleyball, checkers and Connect Four. Just a good time," said Tee Collins of Oak Park.
Many people came with their families, and have put up tents and fired up the grill.

After eating, they're just counting down to the show over the Detroit River. "Beautiful, beautiful colors that will light up the city," said Collins.

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