Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan  announced the Ford Fireworks will be held Monday, Aug. 31 without crowds, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The event, typically held in late June,brings thousands of Metro Detroit residents to the Detroit Riverfront.

The show was scheduled for June 22 this year.

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This year’s event will be a televised-only display without the usual crowds on the Riverfront and around Downtown Detroit. The special broadcast on WDIV Local 4 will honor front line workers and heroes of the COVID-19 crisis.