How to Watch the 2022 Ford Fireworks in Downtown Detroit


DETROIT – The Ford Fireworks Presented by The Parade Company returns to its longtime Detroit riverfront spot this year after a two-year hiatus.

You can watch the show live, exclusively on Local 4, ClickOnDetroit and airing on Local 4+ from 8-11 p.m. Monday, June 27.

Competition: Home viewers have the option of Win a $3,000 Gardner-White Gift Card. Details on how to enter the competition will be announced during the Ford Fireworks broadcast.

Detroit’s Big Event Station will once again feature “Detroit Duets.” The local singers celebrated this year are:

  • Travis James and Britney Hayden

  • Tom Butwin and Nancy Ingles

  • Laura Rain & Smoke Jones

  • Jill Jack and Kathleen Murray

Former “The Voice” contestant Beth Griffith-Manley will sing the American and Canadian anthems just before the magical pyrotechnic display of colors, shapes, light and sound.

Local 4 anchors Devin Scillian, Kimberly Gill and Karen Drew will host this primetime special live from The Parade Company’s exclusive rooftop terrace overlooking the Detroit River. Ford’s fireworks is the highest rated local entertainment TV event of the summer and one of the largest fireworks displays in the country.

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SPECIAL TOUR: Initiated members of WDIV will have exclusive access to choose their vision of the 2022 “Ford Fireworks”. ➡️ Sign up here for FREE membership ⬅️ right now so don’t miss the exclusive views of this year’s show from the sky to the ground, backstage on set, and the exciting barge-mounted barge camera from which the fireworks are shot into the Detroit River!

Celebrity interviews in our Zoom Boom Room (via Zoom):

· Curtis Gadson – television producer; Former producer and host of WDIV’s Saturday night music machine

· Ana Gasteyer – NBC Star American auto; Saturday Night Live alum

· Maya Lopez – Actress and producer; Soon alongside his father, comedian George Lopez, in Lopez versus Lopezan upcoming show on NBC next season

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The Ford Fireworks is produced by The Parade Company and their theme this year is “Hey Detroit!” The sky is shining for you. One of their biggest fundraisers of the year takes place on June 27 – the Ford Fireworks Rooftop Party presented by Ford Motor Company atop the Center Parking Garage next to the Renaissance Center. This sold-out annual party is attended by hundreds of businesses and civic leaders from across the Detroit metro area, making it a true Detroit tradition.

The Parade Company selects the musical arrangement of Ford Fireworks and works exclusively with Zambelli Fireworks and international choreographer Patrick Brault to stage over 10,000 pyrotechnic effects. The Ford Fireworks is the largest display in the country for Zambelli Fireworks. For more information, please visit

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