Borden Park Fireworks Rochester Hills 2021

Borden Park Fireworks Rochester Hills 2021 – Festival of the Hills, Oakland County’s largest fireworks show, returns to Borden Park in Rochester Hills on Wednesday, August 11, 2021. Traditionally the Festival of the Hills fireworks are held on the 4th Wednesday in June or 2 days after the Downtown Detroit Fireworks. This year the fireworks were delayed until covid restrictions subsided and the City of Rochester Hills had time to plan for a date later in the summer.

The fireworks begin at 9:36p, a half-hour earlier than previous years due to the August start.

The Festival of the Hills at Borden Park starts at 6p with family games, music and live entertainment.

Borden Park Fireworks Rochester Hills 2021

The Rochester Hills fireworks show at Borden Park is extremely popular. Many families arrive hours (even days) before the Festival of the Hills start time to pick out their spots at Borden Park to watch the fireworks. The fireworks show goes on rain or shine. There is no alternate rain date for this event.


Parking for Festival of the Hills fireworks at Borden Park in Rochester Hills can be difficult as the City of Rochester Hills closes portions of Hamlin Road and limits access on John R Road near Borden Park. Fireworks goers can park at shopping center parking lots on Rochester Rd and Hamlin Rd, St. Mary’s of the Hills Church (with parking fee), or arrive early and park in a nearby subdivision – be prepared to walk. These parking options require a short walk to the park. Thousands of fireworks goers arrive at the park early in the day to stake out their spots for prime fireworks viewing of Oakland County’s largest fireworks show!

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 9:36p
Borden Park
345 John R Rd
Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307
Fireworks Hotline – 248-841-BOOM

Rochester Hills reminders about the Festival of the Hills fireworks

  • No alcoholic beverages
  • Leave your pets at home
  • No sparklers or other firework types
  • No open fires
  • Only gas-type BBQ grills are allowed
  • Handicap parking is available at the Hamlin Road entrance
  • Motor home parking space is limited and canopies/overhangs cannot take up a second parking spot
  • No overnight parking

See our Events / Things To Do tab for more events, activities and things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit Michigan.

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

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