Grosse Ile Events

Are you looking for things to do in Grosse Ile?  You’re at the right place!  Entertainment from festivals to live music to lighthouse tours to events on Macomb Street can be found on these Downriver community pages!

Be sure to come back again and again because these Downriver event calendars are updated weekly!

Grosse Ile Fall Festival @ Grosse Ile Twp Centennial Farms
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Grosse Ile Paint the Town Red
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm

Paint the Town Red is back for 2022!

More info about vendors, food trucks, live music, and a detailed schedule of events to take place on Macomb Street to come soon!

Wayne County Household Hazardous Waste Collection @ Wayne County Community College
Oct 15 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wayne County Household Hazardous Waste Collection @ Wayne County Community College | Taylor | Michigan | United States

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Please click here to view the event flyer.

Items that are accepted include:

  • household paints, stains, dyes
  • floor care items, furniture polish, bathroom cleaners
  • lawn and garden chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers
  • antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline
  • automotive batteries, dry cell batteries, propane tanks
  • old computers, printers, scanners, TV’s, cell phones, fax machines
  • mercury containing thermometers, thermostats and elemental mercury
  • fluorescent light bulbs (standard and compact)
  • smoke detectors, fire extinguishers
  • Pharmaceutical Waste (Non -controlled Substances only)
  • CRT televisions and monitors

Items that are not accepted include:

  • commercial waste, industrial waste
  • ammunition, explosives
  • 55-gallon drums
  • radioactive materials
  • unknown, unlabeled waste
  • shock sensitive materials
  • household trash
  • appliances

Residents are encouraged to bring in mercury fever thermometers for disposal. Mercury is a toxic substance and can cause serious health effects if released into a home or the environment. For more information, please contact Wayne County’s Resource Recovery Coordinator at (734) 326-3936.


Grosse Ile Kids Halloween Dance Party (grades 3-5) @ Grosse Ile Twp Centennial Farms
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Grosse Ile Halloween Costume Parade @ Grosse Ile High School
Oct 22 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm
Trick or Treat on Macomb St. @ Businesses on Macomb St.
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Do you have a community event coming up?  If you want your event added to our calendar, submit your request here*.

* Events must be pre-approved and meet criteria to post.  Events pertaining to businesses and for-profit business events are allowed for sponsors only.

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