With the Fourth of July weekend approaching, many people in Flint & Genesee are planning ways to celebrate the holiday. From boat days to barbeques, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day in the area.

Although some traditions may have changed this year, locals and visitors can still find plenty of new and old traditions to participate in.

Here are some events you can attend to celebrate the Fourth of July.

Fenton Freedom Festival Experience

On Monday, July 4, the Fenton Freedom Festival Committee will sponsor a Parade held in downtown Fenton. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m., rain or shine! Live or recorded music will add to the festive nature of the event. Later in the evening, fireworks will be set off at Silver Lake Park. Please note that no parking is allowed. Other festivities include a rubber ducky regatta, pony rides and more. 

Independence Day Celebration

Spend the day with some old fashioned fun at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad. There will be games and prizes for the kids, card making for veterans, and at 1pm join us for our annual Crossroads Ice Cream Social as we celebrate our Nation’s 244th year of Independence.

Fireworks 4th of July Celebration at Auto City Speedway

The fun begins at 7 p.m. Visit autocityspeedway.com/schedules/event/403149 for details.