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Mar
8
Fri
2019 Downriver Indie Art Fair
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm

2019 Downriver Indie Art Fair

Friday, March 8, 2019 from 6pm-9pm and Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10am-6pm

A three-floor art fest jam-packed into our century old arts center, featuring the work of independent makers, artists & diy’ers. Score some unique finds, treat your taste buds & hear some tunes while supporting the arts!

50+ artists • raffles • music • EATS & DRINKS

Freebie bags for the first 50 people through the door on Friday and Saturday!

$3 public admission at the door. Proceeds help send a child to summer art camp at the DCA!

May
29
Wed
Islandfest
May 29 – Jun 2 all-day
Islandfest @ Grosse Ile Township | Michigan | United States

2019 IslandFest

  
Jun
6
Thu
Melvindale Days Carnival @ Kessey Fieldhouse
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 10:00 pm
Melvindale Days Carnival @ Kessey Fieldhouse | Melvindale | Michigan | United States
Melvindale Days Carnival
June 6-9 12 pm – 10 pm
Fireworks June 9th
Kessey Fieldhouse
4300 S Dearborn
Melvindale
Jun
7
Fri
Flat Rock Summer Blast @ Huroc Park
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day
Flat Rock Summer Blast @ Huroc Park | Flat Rock | Michigan | United States

Let’s make it official! The 2019 festival dates are:
Flat Rock Summer Blast – June 7-9th

Jun
13
Thu
Canton Liberty Fest @ Heritage Park Canton
Jun 13 – Jun 15 all-day
Canton Liberty Fest @ Heritage Park Canton | Canton | Michigan | United States

Saturday, June 15, 2019 at dusk
Canton Fireworks 2019 – Canton Liberty Fest Fireworks
Heritage Park Canton
Fireworks close out the 3-day Canton Liberty Fest, a summer fest with family fun, festival food, live entertainment, carnival rides, midway games, a car show and much more! Canton Liberty Fest website.

Jun
14
Fri
Southgate Heritage Days @ Market Center Park
Jun 14 – Jun 15 all-day
Southgate Heritage Days @ Market Center Park | Southgate | Michigan | United States

Southgate Heritage Days

Market Center Park

June 14th – 15th

Jun
22
Sat
2019 8th Annual Healing of our Nations Pow Wow @ Monroe Community College
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
2019 8th Annual Healing of our Nations Pow Wow @ Monroe Community College | Monroe | Michigan | United States

2019 8th Annual Healing of our Nations Pow Wow

The Turtle Island Dream Keepers will hold its 8th Annual Healing of the Nations Pow Wow on June 22nd and 23rd 2019. Bring family and friends to join and learn about traditional Indian drumming, dance, and song. Artisans and native foods will be available. Grand Entry on Saturday is at 1 PM and 6 PM and Sunday at 12 noon. Turtle Island Dream Keepers is an organization dedicated to educating about Indian culture to all who are interested in learning. The council meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 PM at Monroe Community College. For more details look us up onhttps://www.facebook.com/tidkmonroe.mi/

Jun
27
Thu
Taylor Summer Festival @ Heritage Park
Jun 27 – Jun 30 all-day

Taylor Summer Festival

Save the Dates!
June 27-30, 2019
Fireworks 10 p.m. Saturday, June 29

Are you ready to party?

The 2019 Taylor Summer Festival is right around the corner, and the City of Taylor is proud to announce that the festival will be held from Thursday, June 27, through Sunday, June 30, with the Taylor Summer Festival Fireworks display scheduled for approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 29 (if weather is a problem, the fireworks would be held at the same time on Sunday, June 30).

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Jun
28
Fri
Trenton Summer Festival @ Downtown Trenton
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 11:00 pm
Trenton Summer Festival @ Downtown Trenton | Trenton | Michigan | United States

June 28, 29, 30, 2019

Friday & Saturday: 10am – 11pm

Sunday: 10am – 6pm


Over 100,000 visitors, over 200 artists, craftsmen and many of your favorite festival food vendors for our annual Trenton Summer Festival! The Festival is held in downtown Trenton on Jefferson between Maple and Harrison.

Jun
29
Sat
Downriver Cruise Cars & Cooper @ Lincoln Park Bandshell
Jun 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Downriver Cruise Cars & Cooper @ Lincoln Park Bandshell | Lincoln Park | Michigan | United States

City of Lincoln Park Summer Concert Series Presents Cars & Cooper. Live at the Bandshell during the Downriver Cruise. Alice Cooper tribute Band ” The Nightmare” will be performing. Hope to see you all there.

Jul
10
Wed
Wyandotte Street Fair @ Downtown Wyandotte
Jul 10 – Jul 13 all-day
Wyandotte Street Fair @ Downtown Wyandotte | Wyandotte | Michigan | United States

Over 200,000 visitors, 200 fine artists, 25 restaurants, and a multitude of local merchants. As one of the largest fine art fairs in the State of Michigan, the 58th Wyandotte Street Art Fair scheduled for July 10th -13th 2019, attracts fine artists from across the state, region and nation to showcase their work, offering a local platform to expand community awareness of the creative arts. This quality event provides cultural enrichment to all ages in a fun and festive environment!

Applications for artists are available here and applications for the Clock Tower Craft Show are available here.

Please contact our office for more information: 734-324-4502.

Jul
11
Thu
Uncle Sam Jam @ Civic Center Park
Jul 11 @ 4:00 pm – Jul 14 @ 11:45 pm
Uncle Sam Jam @ Civic Center Park

Downriver’s largest summer festival, Uncle Sam Jam,
returns to Woodhaven July 11-14, 2019. This annual FREE family-fun festival takes place in Civic Center Park (located at I-75 and West Road) during the Downriver Community’s Independence holiday celebration.

Jul
19
Fri
Roar on the River @ Elizabeth Park
Jul 19 – Jul 21 all-day
Roar on the River @ Elizabeth Park | Trenton | Michigan | United States

SAVE THE DATE! July 19-21 is the 67th Annual PNC Bank Roar on the River. This year’s races will feature new events but the same great food and fun. We are also happy to welcome back PNC Bank as our Title Partner for the 2019 boat races. We are grateful for their dedication to this event, as well as to the community.

Jul
27
Sat
Maker Faire Detroit @ The Henry Ford Museum
Jul 27 – Jul 28 all-day
Maker Faire Detroit @ The Henry Ford Museum

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement.  It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers.  They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

Motown on the River @ Elizabeth Park
Jul 27 – Jul 28 all-day
Motown on the River @ Elizabeth Park | Trenton | Michigan | United States

Bring your lawn chair and head down to Elizabeth Park for the sweet sounds of Motown! There will be food & beverage vendors selling a variety of delicious food. There is a $5 parking donation requested.

Melvindale DDA Street Fair
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – Jul 28 @ 11:00 pm
Melvindale DDA Street Fair @ Melvindale | Michigan | United States
Melvindale DDA Street Fair
July 27th & 28th 10 am – 11 pm
Allen Rd between Oakwood and Coleman
Aug
2
Fri
2019 Dearborn Homecoming Festival
Aug 2 – Aug 4 all-day
2019 Dearborn Homecoming Festival @ Dearborn | Michigan | United States

 2019 Dearborn Homecoming Festival

Join us for Dearborn’s 40th Annual Homecoming Festival August 2 though 4, 2019.

Check back here for all the updates as we plan for another great event!

Allen Park Street Fair
Aug 2 – Aug 3 all-day
Allen Park Street Fair @ Allen Park | Michigan | United States

Over 50,000 visitors, 200 artists, 15 restaurants, and a multitude of local businesses. As one of the largest art fairs in the State of Michigan, the 38th Allen Park Street Fair scheduled for August 2nd and 3rd 2019. We attract artists from across the state, region and nation to showcase their work, offering a local platform to expand community awareness local talent. This event provides fun for all ages from exploring the talent, local entertainment, and kid zone.

All applications are now live!

Please contact us if you have any questions

Allen Park Street Fair
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Allen Park Street Fair

Street Fair
August 2 – 3
10am – 9pm
Allen Road from Southfield to Roosevelt

Aug
3
Sat
Jazz on the River @ Elizabeth Park
Aug 3 – Aug 4 all-day
Jazz on the River @ Elizabeth Park

One of the largest and best FREE Jazz Festivals in the Great Lakes Region!

Sep
7
Sat
Old Car Festival @ The Henry Ford
Sep 7 – Sep 8 all-day
Old Car Festival @ The Henry Ford | Dearborn | Michigan | United States

Feel the passion behind America’s longest-running antique car show, featuring hundreds of authentic vehicles from the 1890s through 1932 — all coming to life in the historic setting of Greenfield Village.

Sep
13
Fri
Flat Rock Riverfest @ Huroc Park
Sep 13 – Sep 15 all-day
Flat Rock Riverfest @ Huroc Park | Flat Rock | Michigan | United States

Flat Rock Riverfest – September 13-15th

*Stay tuned…vendor applications and more information will be available in coming weeks!*

Sep
27
Fri
Made in Michigan Festival
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – Sep 28 @ 11:00 pm
Made in Michigan Festival

Made in Michigan Festival
September 27 – 28
10am – 11 pm
Allen Road from Southfield to Roosevelt

Sep
28
Sat
Trenton Scarecrow festival @ Trenton, Michigan
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm
Trenton Scarecrow festival @ Trenton, Michigan | Trenton | Michigan | United States

17th Scarecrow Festival Sept 28-29th 2019
Go Where the Scarecrows go! 16th annual Downriver fall festival in Trenton (Metro Detroit Michigan)
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A fall festival with fun for the entire family – contests, prizes, games, live music, carnival and more!
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There are no Friday night events this year. Join us on Saturday and Sunday!
Thank you to the Travel Channel for featuring us on their 10 best Scarecrow festivals in the US and Canada!
A fall festival with fun for the entire family – contests, prizes, games, live music, carnival and more!
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The Festival is always looking for great volunteers – please email franksland@hotmail.com and leave a message if you want to participate in our event. Bands, vendors, participants – email us today!
Run a contest, help with setup/teardown, man the information booth. Contact us today to get involved

Oct
31
Thu
Scarecrow Festival
Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Scarecrow Festival @ Allen Park | Michigan | United States

Scarecrow Festival
October 11
3pm – 7pm
Farmers Market lot

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