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61st Annual Fireworks Service 2019

Detroit People Mover Ford Fireworks Service Advisory

The Detroit People Mover (DPM) is the way to go for the 61st Ford Fireworks in downtown Detroit. The People Mover will operate from 6:30 a.m. – midnight.

DPM trains will bypass Renaissance Center and Millender Center stations beginning at 2 p.m. on June 24. After 2 p.m. only guests staying at the RenCen Marriott and Courtyard Marriott hotels will have access to the facility with appropriate ID. DPM trains will bypass COBO Center starting at 6 p.m. when the facility closes. All other DPM stations except those named above, will remain open to the public until close. 

Financial District Station is the closest DPM station within walking distance of Hart Plaza. It is the next station following Millender Center and nearest to COBO from the street.

The People Mover is partnering with DDOT to service bus patrons entering and exiting downtown. From 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. DDOT riders will be able to show their DART pass at these DPM layover stations for the following routes:

DPM Bricktown Station for Eastside Routes

  • 5 Van Dyke/Lafayette
  • 6 Gratiot
  • 9 Jefferson
  • 40 Russell
  • 52 Chene
  • 67 Cadillac/Harper
  • 80 Villages Direct
  • 95 Ryan Express 

DPM Grand Circus Park Station

  • 4 Woodward (Layover is on Woodward at Adams in Grand Circus Park)

All other buses entering downtown at the Rosa Parks Transit Center can use the Times Square People Mover station to transfer and ride to the above Eastside Route boarding.


City of Detroit Municipal Parking Lot Fireworks Hours

Millennium Garage 



Ford Underground Garage

6:00 AM

2:00 AM





Detroit People Mover was constructed in 1987 as part of a planned, regional transportation system. Fare is 75 cents per ride. Any combination of U.S. nickels, dimes and quarters or one DPM token may be used for entry. Tokens are available in all DPM stations. Children, ages five and under ride free. The DPM is accessible to elderly and disabled persons.