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Ford Fireworks Rooftop Party

Hosted by Detroit Spartans.

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3 of 3 volunteers have pledged their time

Project Description

Join The Detroit Parade Company for one of their largest fundraisers of the year! The Parade Company presents the 64th annual Ford Fireworks along the Detroit River! Volunteers are needed for the Rooftop Party presented by Ford Motor Company on Monday, June 26. Help us celebrate our great city and enjoy one of America's top fireworks shows. This annual party is attended by hundreds of Detroit area business and civic leaders making it a true Detroit tradition. Volunteers will help with giveaways, food servers, beverage servers and seatng assistance. Volunteers that evening will also be able to view the fireworks show from the rooftop!

You must sign up at for a 2:30-11:30 p.m. shift. Once you have done so, please email Rachel Woods at

ALL volunteers are REQUIRED to attend Volunteer Orientation on June 13 from 6-7 p.m. at the Parade Studio at 9500 Mt Elliot in Detroit.

Community Partner - The Parade Company

The Parade Company Accommodations

About The Parade Company

The Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation was founded in 1982 for the purpose of staging and perpetuating America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Gardner White, Michigan’s grandest and most cherished civic event.  It is governed by key civic and corporate leaders representing the primary industrial, retail, automotive and institutional organizations that define the greater Detroit community.  Their active involvement ensures that America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Gardner White, remains a vital part of metropolitan Detroit’s cultural community.

The Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation also includes a volunteer corps of 1,500.  These dedicated individuals contribute to the staging of America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Gardner White, under the supervision of Michigan’s Thanksgiving Parade Foundation and a full-time management staff of event, marketing, and creative professionals.

In an effort to expand the reach and impact of America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Gardner White, The Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation also has produced a variety of auxiliary fundraising and community outreach events including Hob Nobble Gobble® presented by Ford, a spectacular black-tie fundraising event; Ford Fireworks, a Detroit Kick-off to summer; the 1998, 1999 & 2002 Red Wings Victory ParadesThe 1998 University of Michigan Rose Bowl Victory Parade; the 1999 Big Balloon Parade staged in Green Bay, Wisconsin; and The Parade Company assisted Australia with their Centenary of Federation Parade on January 1, 2001.

The Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization.  Funding is derived from corporate sponsorships, foundations and individual donations.  The Foundation receives no local, state or federal appropriations.  The Parade Company is the marketing and operating division of The Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation.


Project Date

June 26, 2023

Project Locations and Shifts

Center Garage
414 Renaissance Dr W
Detroit, MI 48226
  • 2:30 - 11:30 p.m.
    (0 spots available)