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Fourth of July Celebrations across West Michigan

Air Show & Balloon Festival/Battle Creek

  • Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival from July 1st to 4th in Battle Creek. In addition to the hot air balloons and air shows, the event also features carnival rides, live entertainment, and fireworks.
  • Join us for the 2018 Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival, the Nation’s LARGEST Combined Air Show & Balloon Festival, running June 28th – July 4th, 2018 at W.K. Kellogg Airport in Battle Creek, Michigan.
  • After being voted in the TOP THREE Air Shows in the US last year by USA TODAY 10Best, we are upping the ante and going for that coveted #1 spot for 2018. Our 2018 event will feature not one, but TWO different air shows. Both air shows will be filled with rare aircraft, terrific aerobatic performances and THREE Military Demonstrations, something that is unheard of in the modern air show industry.
  • We’ll also have a Twilight & Night Air Show, Daily Hot-Air Balloon Flights, Skerbeck Entertainment Group, Inc. Carnival, Battle Creek SpeedFest, Battle Creek Half Marathon and 5k, Tim Dyson FMX Motorcycle Stunt Team, Great Lakes Timber Show, TWO FIREWORKS DISPLAYS brought to you by Consumers Energy, Mesmerizing Balloon Illumes brought to you by Kalsee Credit Union, Nightly Concerts as part of the “Field of Rock” Concert Series presented by FireKeepers Casino, Kids Day brought to you in part by Meijer, Thirsty Thursday, Tons of Terrific Food Vendors (verbally noted as “The Best Air Show Food”, Displays, Activities, Specialty Booths, Arts & Crafts Booths and MUCH MUCH MORE!

Fourth of July/Lansing

  • The Fourth of July is a busy time in the capital city of Lansing! First, there is the annual Fourth of July Celebration with a parade that will definitely blow you away.
  • Later that evening, the local baseball team hosts an extravagant firework show following their game.
  • Of course, don’t forget about Common Ground Music Festival kicking off the next day on Thursday, July 5th!

Fourth of July/Muskegon

  • Stop by Muskegon for days worth of Fourth of July fun! The area’s Fourth of July celebration is July 3rd and 4th, featuring lots of great food, craft beers, live music, and more!
  • Later in the evening, board the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum for the best seat in the house and enjoy the awesome fireworks display over Muskegon Lake.
  • Don’t forget to come back on Friday, July 6th for Michigan’s number one art show, the Lakeshore Art Festival

Vintage Camper Show/Marshall

  • Following the hustle and bustle of the Fourth of July holiday, Cornwell’s Turkeyville in Marshall is proud to be hosting their one-of-a-kind inaugural Vintage Camper Show over Fourth of July weekend on July 7th and 8th.
  • Plan on strolling through the dressed-up vintage campers and craft show and join in on all kinds of games from years past.
  • Afterwards, stop by the Turkeyville restaurant for a world-famous turkey sandwich and slice of homemade pie.