If you’re still searching for things to do on the Fourth of July weekend, here is a roundup of events including fireworks shows, races, and parades in Washtenaw County.
Milan Dragway Fireworks
10860 Plank Rd
Dusk. $20 for men, $10 for women, kids 12 and under are free
Whitmore Lake Fireworks
Dusk. Free, donations accepted
Manchester Carr Park Fireworks
601 W Main Street
10:15pm. Free, donations accepted
26th Annual Ann Arbor 4th of July Parade
Downtown Ann Arbor on State, Williams, Main and Liberty Streets. 10am.
Independence Day Parade in Whitmore Lake
Whitmore Lake’s Main St. 10am.
87th Annual Ypsilanti Independence Day Parade
Ypsilanti's Depot Town, starting on the corner of Oakwood and Cross St. and ending on Rice St. 11am.
Firecracker 5K and Kids’ Dash
Event will also include an one mile fun run and kids 100-meter dash. Firecracker 5K: Fourth and Franks division is a challenge to chow down on four dogs in 76 seconds, then get a 5K underway.
$45 for the Firecracker 5K, $35 for the Mile Fun Run and $10 for the kids 100-meter dash.
After July 2, prices are $50 for the Firecracker 5K, $40 for the Mile Fun Run and $10 for the kids 100-meter dash.
4th of July Celebration at Saline Depot Museum
Saline Railroad Depot, 402 N. Ann Arbor St.
Saturday, July 2. 11am-3pm. Free.
Tour the Depot exhibits and caboose, walk through the antique tractor display, take a ride on a one horse buggy or a vintage velocipede on the tracks, participate in an archeological dig and enjoy kids’ games and an inflatable bouncy house.
Annual 4th of July Chicken BBQ: Chelsea American Legion Post #31
American Legion, 1700 Ridge Rd.
11 a.m. until sold out (usually around 4 p.m., sometimes sooner). $10.
BBQ chicken, coleslaw, potato chips, baked beans, a roll, and dessert will be served with drinks.