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The Corunna Fourth of July Celebration is an annual fun-filled community/family celebration in appreciation and remembrance of our heritage and patriotism. It is held at Hugh McCurdy Park located on Corunna Avenue (M-71) in the City of Corunna. The majority of the activities and events are free to the public thanks to our sponsors and fund raising activities by the 4th of July Commission.

We are a Charter Member of the Michigan Festivals & Events Association

Thursday July 4th, 2024


Event Date

Thursday July 4th, 2024

No Personal Fireworks

For the safety of all attending and due to insurance liability, no sparklers or personal fireworks are allowed on city property including McCurdy Park or Mitchell fields. Police and city officials will be on patrol and will confiscate any dangerous materials.

Voted Best County Attraction!

2018 Best County Attraction

This Years Firework Sponsors

city of corunna


Belt Sander Drag Race

The belt sander drag races begin at 1:00 pm sharp in the Larry Frank Ball Field Grandstand.

Registration is from 12:30 - 12:50 pm, with entry photos and drawing for race lane assignments at 12:45 PM.

Prizes donated by Industrial Supply

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Firecracker5k Race/Walk

The cost of the 5K events will be $25.00 for early registration, before June 25th, and $30.00 after that. Race themed T-shirts will be provided with registration, but there will be no guarantee of a T-shirt for those entries recieved after the deadline.

Check-in and late registration will be at the Stu Coutts Pavilion near the Mitchell ball fields. These events will start at 8:00 am on the 4th of July, with registration beginning at 7:00 am.

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Craft Show

11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.  in the Commercial Building in McCurdy Park or on the lawn next to building.


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Car Show

McCurdy Park - Corunna 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Advanced Registration $12.00

Registration Day of Show $15.00

All Cars & Trucks are Welcome

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Firecracker Parade

The parade will start with the firing of the 4th Artillery Porter’s 9th Company battalion field gun.

The theme for this year’s Fourth of July is The Grand Ole Flag, but you are welcome to decorate your entry any way you wish. Loud music is encouraged. There will be four trophies given for the “Best Decorated”, “Best Theme”, “Best Youth Group”, "Best Rookie", and a grand prize trophy “Best in Show” as judged by our parade Grand Marshalls.

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If you would like to enter an activity, please review the rules and fill out the Registration form and E-mail it to Merilee Lawson mlawson@corunna-mi.gov

Sparkler Volunteer

A special thank you to all of the volunteers who have donated their time and effort to give the Corunna Fourth of July Commission the means to present this very special community event. Without your help, the Fourth of July Celebration would not be possible.

The Corunna Fourth of July Celebration is a non-profit organization run by volunteers. The commission meets throughout the year to plan this event.

We can really use your help in putting this celebration together! If you would like to join this fun-loving group of dedicated volunteers, or just give a few hours of your time to the Event, simply fill in the form below and a commission member will contact you.

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Maps & Info

Parking Information

Permit Parking and Handicap Parking is available. If you do not meet these circumstances please follow the parking attendants directions

Due to the many activities throughout the Park, there will be limited parking in the Park in designated areas. Main parking is available north of the river at the Mitchell Ball Fields with access to the park by way of the foot bridge.

Thanks for your cooperation.

Mailing Address

Corunna Fourth of July Celebration
P.O. Box 98
Corunna, MI 48817

For more information contact:
Leigh Walker: corunnami@gmail.com
Phone: 989-743-3650 ext 1

General Sponsors

  • City of Corunna Employees & Officials
  • Meijer, Inc.
  • Caledonia Charter Township
  • Precision Electric Motor Sales
  • Industrial Supply of Owosso
  • Advanced Air Technologies Inc.
  • Simplified Tax & Accounting
  • Horizon Bank
  • PFCU
  • South 401 Restaurant
  • Long's Transmission
  • Rivals Taphouse & Grille
  • Owosso Eagles - Aerie No. 851
  • Sloan's Septic Tank Service
  • SLH Metals
  • Steiner Tractor Parts
  • Fast Eddie's Car Wash & Oil Change
  • Rick Kingsbury Agency - Farm Bureau
  • Gilberts Hardware & Appliance
  • Graff Chevrolet Durand
  • HK Allen Paper Company Inc.
  • TWA Fence
  • LJ Inc.
  • Save-A-Lot
  • Auto Zone
  • D & L Auto
  • Mid Michigan Monument
  • Young Owosso
  • Jade Buffet
  • Indian Trails
  • Amvets Post No. 2273, Durand
  • Corunna Mills Feed LLC
  • Greenstone Farm Credit Service
  • Z-92.5 The Castle
  • Stine Turf & Snow
  • Edward Jones - Dave Minarik
  • Shattuck Specialty Advertising
  • Acker Agency Inc.
  • Cordier Excavating
  • Corunna Hills Golf Course
  • Priority Waste

We apologize for anyone we may have inadvertently omitted