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The Biggest Guide to Festivals and Fairs in Metro Detroit

The Biggest Guide to Festivals and Fairs in Metro Detroit and Surrounding Areas.

Michigan has numerous events to offer those who live in the Metro Detroit area, and definitely alot of festivals and fairs. Many of these locations are less than an hour away. Want to know what these festivals have to offer? Go for the food, kiddie rides, livestock competition, music, and, oh, did we mention the food? Many fairs have local artisans, 4-H and FFA exhibits, face paintings, bales of hay and more!

We list all these wonderful things on our Events Calendar, plus plenty more!

Below is Metro Detroit Mommy’s Guide to the festivals, fairs and special events we recommend you check out:

Fairs And Festivals In Metro Detroit For August

July 31 – August 6 – Monroe County Fair Demolition Derby – Monroe, MI
August 5 – 6 – Blues, Brews and BBQ – Westland, MI
August 5 – 6 – Allen Park Street Fair – Allen Park, MI
August 5 – 6 – Brighton Art & Music Festival – Brighton, MI
August 5 – 6 – St Andrews Society of Detroit Highland Games – Detroit, MI
August 5 – 7 – Marine City Maritime Days – Marine City, MI
August 5 – 7 – Dearborn Homecoming Festival – Dearborn
August 5 – 7 – St. Mary’s Summer Fair – Milford, MI
August 5 – 7 – Buy Michigan Now Festival – Northville, MI
August 5 – 7 – Frankenmuth Flower Festival – Frankenmuth, MI
August 6 – 7 – Belle Isle Art Fair – Detroit, MI
August 6 – 7 – Grand Blanc Art Festival – Grand Blanc, MI
August 9 – 11 – Colonial Kensington – Milford, MI
August 10 – 14 – Howell Melon Festival – Howell, MI
August 11 – 14 – Charivari Detroit Electronic Music Festival – Detroit, MI
August 12 – 13 – Dexter Daze Festival – Dexter, MI
August 12 – 13 – Royal Oak Pride – Royal Oak, MI
August 12 – 14 – Milford Memories – Milford, MI
August 12 – 14 – Sweetest Heart of Mary Pierogi Festival – Detroit, MI
August 12 – 14 – Camaro Superfest – Plymouth, MI
August 12 – 14 – St Augustine Parish Festival – Richmond, MI
August 13 – Flint Drop Fest Electronic Music Festival – Flint, MI
August 13 – 14 – Hippie Fest in the Village – Canterbury Village, Lake Orion, MI
August 15 – 21 – Armada Fair – Armada, MI
August 18 – Fash Bash – Detroit, MI
August 19 – 20 – Music by the Bay – New Baltimore, MI
August 19 – 21 – St Rafka Maronite Church Summer Festival – Livonia, MI
August 19 – 20 – Ferndale Dream Cruise – Ferndale, MI
August 20 – Woodward Dream Cruise – Woodward Avenue, Metro Detroit, MI
August 20 – Haven Place Family Day – New Haven, MI
August 20 – 21 – St Malachy Summerfest – Sterling Heights, MI
August 20 – 21 – Michigan Dog Fest – Canterbury Village, Lake Orion, MI
August 20 – 21 – Michigan Renaissance Festival Pirates & Pups – Holly, MI
August 21 – Michigan Jewish Festival – Detroit, MI
August 22 – 28 – Genessee County Fair – Mt. Morris, MI
August 25 – 28 – Michigan Culture and Diversity Festival – Dearborn Heights, MI
August 25 – 28 – Taste of Greece Festival – Plymouth, MI
August 26 – 27 – Our Lady of the Scapular Polish Summer Festival – Wyandotte, MI
August 26 – 28 – SS Cyril and Methodius Slovak Festival – Sterling Heights, MI
August 26 – 28 – Michigan Made Festival – Canterbury Village, Lake Orion, MI
August 26 – 28 – Lincoln Park Days Festival – Lincoln Park, MI
August 27 – Wicked Bizarre – Livonia, MI
August 27 – Detroit Water Lantern Festival – Detroit, MI
August 27 – 28 – Melvindale Street Fair – Allen Road, Melvindale, MI
August 27 – 28 – Michigan Renaissance Festival Highland Fling – Holly, MI

Fairs And Festivals In Metro Detroit For September

Ford Arts Beats and Eats
Art on the Bay
September 2 – 5 – Detroit Jazz Festival – Detroit, MI
September 3 – 5 – Michigan Renaissance Festival Vikings Invastion – Holly, MI
Richmond Good Old Days
Art and Apples Festival
Plymouth Fall Festival
Trail Tunes
St Chrales Borromeo Parish Festival
Asian Rice Festival
St Andre Bessette Parish Festival
Barktoberfest
September 10 – 11 – Michigan Renaissance Festival Wonders Of The World – Holly, MI
Ann Arbor Pride in the Park
Flat Rock Summer Blast
Northville Heritage Festival
Romulus Pumpkin Festival
Frankenfest Detroit
LO Palooza
Motor City EGGFest
Centerline Beer Fest
September 17 – 18 – Michigan Renaissance Festival Shamrocks & Shenanigans – Holly, MI
Fire and Flannel Festival
Funky Ferndale Art Fair
DIY Street Fair
Made in Michigan Festival
All American Craft Beer and Wine Festival
September 24 – 25 – Michigan Renaissance Festival Harvest Huzzah – Holly, MI
Ciderfest
Carpathia Club’s Oktoberfest
September 30 – Michigan Renaissance Festival Festival Friday – Holly, MI
Smoke on the River
The Big Cheese, Beer & Wine Fest – Eastern Market
Dally in the Alley
Michigan State Fair
Flat Rock Riverfest
North American International Auto Show

Fairs And Festivals In Metro Detroit For October

October 1 – 2 – Michigan Renaissance Festival Sweet Endings – Holly, MI
International Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum Awards
Detroit Free Press / Talmer Bank Marathon
St Hyacinth Banana Festival
Canna Jam Festival
Southeast Michigan Craft Beer and Wine Festival
A2 Artoberfest
The Vintage Market Presents: Wicked Pickin’
Growl-er Brewfest
Detroit Fall Beer Festival
Detroit Cocktail Classic – Eastern Market
Midwest Witches Bazaar 2022

Fairs And Festivals In Metro Detroit For November

More to come… stay tuned!

Fairs And Festivals In Metro Detroit For December

More to come… stay tuned!

Fairs And Festivals In Metro Detroit For 2023

April 30 – Urban Arts & Eatery Expo – Eastern Market, Detroit, MI

Fairs And Festivals In Metro Detroit For July

June 26 – July 4 – Clawson 4th of July Celebration – Clawson, MI
July 1 – Willow Metropark Fireworks – New Boston, MI
July 1 – 4 – Michigan Rib Fest – Lake Orion, MI
July 2 – Detroit Music Weekend – Downtown Detroit, MI
July 2 – Kensington Fireworks – South Lyon, MI
July 3 – Fireworks on Lake Erie – Lake Erie Metropark – Brownstown Charter Township, MI
July 4 – Fenton Freedom Festival – Silver Lake Park – Fenton, MI
July 7 – 10 – Uncle Sam Jam – Woodhaven, MI
July 8 – 9 – Michigan ElvisFest – Wayne County Fairgrounds – Belleville, MI
July 8 – 10 – Plymouth Art In The Park – Plymouth, MI
July 8 – 17 – Oakland County Fair – Davisburg, MI
July 9 – 10 – Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair – Royal Oak Memorial Park – Royal Oak, MI
July 10 – Detroit Kite Festival – Belle Isle Cricket Field near the James Scott Fountain, Detroit, MI
July 11 – 17 – Detroit Navy Week – Detroit, MI
July 13 – 16 – Wyandotte Street Art Fair – Wyandotte, MI
July 13 – 16 – Blue Water Festival – Port Huron, MI
July 14 – Fireworks Show – Port Huron Board Weekend – Desmond Landing – Water Street, Port Huron, MI
July 14 – 16 – Farmington Founders Festival – Farmington, MI
July 15 – 16 – A Taste of Brighton – Brighton, MI
July 15 – 17 – The Wright’s African World Festival – Hart Plaza, Detroit, MI
July 16 – Summer on the Bank – Marshbank Park, West Bloomfield, MI
July 16 – Carleton’s Annual Cruisin for a Cause – Carleton, MI
July 16 – Bayview Mackinac Race – Boat Race Port Huron to Mackinac Island
July 16 – The Addison Township Firefighters Strawberry Festival – Leonard, MI
July 16 – GMAR’s Summer In The Park – Madison Heights Civic Center Park – Madison Heights, MI
July 16 – 17 – Pillage the Village – Michigan Enchanted Forest – Frankenmuth Road, Vassar, MI
July 16 – 17 – Czech & Slovak Festival – Sokol Cultural Center – Dearborn Heights, MI
July 16 – 17 – Michigan Medieval Faire – Canterberry Village – Lake Orion, MI
July 16 – 17 – Thunder Over Michigan Air Show – Willow Run Airport – Belleville, MI
July 16 – 22 – Concert of Colors – Detroit Institute of Arts – Detroit, MI
July 17 – Michigan Jazz Festival – Schoolcraft College – Livonia, MI
July 17 – Midtown Art Fair – Midtown Detroit – East Kirby Street, Detroit, MI
July 17 – Detroit Festival of Books – Eastern Market, Shed 5 – Detroit, MI
July 20 – Sad Summer Fest – Crowfoot Festival Grounds – Pontiac, MI
July 21 – 23 – Ann Arbor Art Fair – Ann Arbor, MI
July 22 – Impact Day Detroit – Beacon Park – Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI
July 22 – 23 – Michigan Summer Beer Festival – Riverside Park – Ypsilanti, MI
July 22 – 24 – St. Joseph’s Parish Festival – St. Joseph Catholic Chuch – Dexter, MI
July 23 – Telegraph Cruise – Telegraph Road – Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Dearborn & Redford Township, MI
July 23 – 24 – When Worlds Collide – Michigan Enchanted Forest – Frankenmuth Road, Vassar, MI
July 23 – 24 – Michigan Medieval Faire – Canterberry Village – Lake Orion, MI
July 23 – 24 – Arab and Chaldean Festival – Hart Plaza – Detroit, MI
June 24 – Taylor Summer Festival – Meijer All-American Jam – Taylor, MI
July 25 – 30 – Fowlerville Family Fair – Fowlerville, MI
July 26 – 30 – Eastern Michigan State Fair – Imlay City, MI
July 28 – 30 – Sterlingfest – Sterling Heights, MI
July 29 – Detroit Whiskey Festival – Eastern Market, Shed 3 – Detroit, MI
July 29 – 30 – Art in the Park – Lincoln Park Bandshell – Lincoln Park, MI
July 29 – 30 – Sights & Sounds of Summer Festival – Chelsea, MI
July 29 – 31 – Flint Jazz Festival – Saginaw Street, Flint, MI
July 29 – 30 – Live At The Fire Bowl – Tommystock Music Festival – West Clarkston Road, Lake Orion, MI
July 31 – Boobs Tubes & Dudes – Tommystock Music Festival – West Clarkston Road, Lake Orion, MI
July 30 – Day on the Town – Downtown Birmingham, MI
July 30 – Outside/Inside Summer Psychic Fair – American Legion – Troy, MI
July 30 – 31 – High Seas Hi-Jinks – Michigan Enchanted Forest – Frankenmuth Road, Vassar, MI
July 30 – 31 – Mo Pop Festival – Hart Plaza – Detroit, MI
July 30 – 31 – Hotworks Orchard Lake Fine Art Show – West Bloomfield, MI
July 31 – Taco Showdown 2022 – Eastern Market – Detroit, MI
July 31 – August 6 – Monroe County Fair – Monroe, MI
Cancelled for July 2022:
Trenton Roar on the River
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