What you need to know before going to the Detroit fireworks tonight!

Best viewing areas & parking information

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The 56th annual City of Detroit Fireworks are tonight and from Belle Isle to Hart Plaza, more than one million people will be downtown to catch an incredible show.

There are some things that you need to know before you go down there.

Detroit Police, along with other local, state and federal law enforcement are working overtime to make sure things stay safe.

They never reveal how many cops will be out tomorrow, but we know they'll have an extremely large presence.

Police won't tolerate any bad behavior at the fireworks.

Also, do not park illegally or you may have to put up some serious cash to get the car back from the tow yard. It could be almost $215.

Also, there is a strict law for minors. Anyone age 17 and under has to be accompanied by a parent or guardian beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, June 23 until 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 24.

For lost children, there are three locations where children who become separated from their parents will be taken to.

The first is at Detroit Police, 4th Precinct at 4700 W. Fort Street. Their phone number is 313-596-5300.

Second is at Cobo Hall, 1 Washington Blvd. The phone number is 313-877-8777.

Finally, the third is Butzel Family Center, 7737 Kercheval. The phone number is 313-628-2100.

For the best viewing areas and parking information, click on the link  below.

Click here for more information on the fireworks from the city of Detroit.

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