july, 2018

07jul6:30 pm11:00 pmFront Row for the Fireworks6:30 pm - 11:00 pm


Event Details

Join us in the City of Grand Rapids’ Celebration of the 4th! Enjoy the fireworks from the best seat in Grand Rapids, plus activities, exhibits, special meal deals for $5 and more. Tickets on sale Spring 2018.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests can explore all three floors of the Museum, ride the 1928 Spillman Carousel, see a planetarium show, hear patriotic melodies from the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ and interact with favorite historical characters! Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs for viewing the fireworks outside at dusk.

Help sponsor a local foster child to attend this event. 
Each year the GRPM invites local foster children through sponsorship to participate in this memorable event. For only $15, a local foster child can attend this event with a meal included, an opportunity not normally open to them. Please consider making a donation today.



2017 Front Row for the Fireworks is sponsored by Varnum LLP and Macatawa Bank.

Media sponsorship provided by: La Mejor GR

Additional sponsors include:

Family Fare

Last year’s event:


(Saturday) 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm


Grand Rapids Public Museum

272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504