The Ford Fireworks to electrify Detroit Skyline on Monday, June 26

One of the country’s largest and most stunning fireworks shows prepares to awe for 65th edition

DETROIT – The Ford Fireworks is gearing up to electrify the Detroit skyline on Monday, June 26 with a stunning fireworks show over the Detroit River and broadcast live on WDIV-Local 4.

Celebrating its 65th year, this beloved summertime tradition is recognized as one of the country’s largest and most magnificent displays, enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of spectators each year.

“The Ford Fireworks is truly one of the most beautiful shows in the country and we are so honored to work with the amazing team at Ford Motor Company to bring the show to Detroit for its 65th year,” said Tony Michaels, president & CEO, The Parade Company.

“Being a good neighbor and building community here in our hometown has always been a top priority for Ford,” said Mary Culler, president, Ford Motor Company Fund. “Ford is proud to be a longtime partner of The Parade Company and we are looking forward to bringing everyone together again for the 2023 Ford Fireworks where we will celebrate and honor America, our great city and the people and communities that make Detroit so special.”

As producers of the Ford Fireworks, The Parade Company selects the musical arrangement and works exclusively with Zambelli Fireworks to stage more than 10,000 pyrotechnic effects visible for miles along the Detroit River. This year’s show is themed “Splash into Summer.”

Limited tables are still available for the Ford Fireworks Rooftop Party presented by Ford Motor Company, offering the best seats in the city to view the fireworks. Guests will enjoy live music with Your Generation in Concert, catering by Andiamo, games, giveaways and more. To learn more, visit or call 313-923-7400. All proceeds benefit the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation.

The Ford Fireworks can be viewed on WDIV-Local 4′s live broadcast from the event. 760 WJR and Paul W. Smith will also provide special radio coverage. For more information on The Parade Company events, visit Follow the event on social media at #fordfireworks.

About the Author:

Brandon Carr is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. Brandon is the 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient for Community Service.