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4th of July Activities 



July 4th

7:00 – 11:00 am Herb Glenn Memorial Pancake Breakfast

Join your neighbors and start your day with some hot pancakes at Clawson United Methodist Church

8:30 am Opening Ceremony

Our Celebration of the 4th of July begins with a flag raising ceremony at Blair Memorial Library.

9:00 am $1000 Firecracker Mile

The Firecracker Mile is one of the fastest miles in Midwest. Whether you are racing for a cash prize, trophy, medal, or for the joy of the run, this is the race for you.

Register online at

9:00 am Parade

The Clawson 4th of July Parade is viewed by thousands as it begins at Crooks and travels down 14 mile to Main to Elmwood before finishing in Clawson City Park.

Enjoy the bands, floats, balloons and clowns.

Find out about becoming a parade marshal or how to get your float in the parade at

10:00 am – 6:00 pm Arts & Crafts Fair

Shop the samplings of over 85 vendors

10:00 am- 10:00 pm Midway Gamesand Rides

Your $2 entry fee helps pay for the fireworks, balloons, bands and the rest of the 4th of July activities.

11:00 am – 7:00 pm Free Entertainment

Second Hand Smoke, Flatline, and other bands will be playing the stage in City Park

12:00 pm Clawson Jr. Boys All-Star Game

Novice ages 9-10 at Clawson City Park

1:00 pm Clawson v. Troy Fire Department Water Battle

Cheer on the Clawson Fire Department as they challenge

the Troy Fire Department in this annual event.

2:00 pm Clawson Jr. Boys All-Star Game

Novice ages 11-12 at Clawson City Park


At around 10:00 pm the greatest fireworks show in the area will begin.

This is not a school-sponsored event. Clawson Schools and the City of Clawson assume no responsibility for individuals traveling to or from this event.


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