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Michigan Festivals And Events for July 2019

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Michigan Festivals and Events Association presents:
July Event Listings


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National Cherry Festival



Traverse City, MI June 29 - July 6, 2019


Remember the sights, sounds, and smells of a summer celebration in your hometown when you were a kid? It probably had music shows, sporting events, marching bands, pie-eating contests and a midway.

The National Cherry Fesitval’s 120 events include all of the above and more! Free air shows over the Bay, colorful parades, music shows, and lots of luscious cherries prepared every way you can imagine will be found all week long on Traverse City’s beautiful Lake Michigan shores.


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Battle Creek, MI July 3-7

Family Fun in the air and everywhere at the Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival, July 3 – July 7, 2019! This summer’s event will have 50+ Hot-Air Balloons, Carnival, Food Vendors, Crafters, Flea Market, 1/2 Mile Drag Racing, Music, Air Show, US Air Force Thunderbirds, Fireworks! All activities take place at the W.K. Kellogg Airport, Battle Creek, MI.


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Lake City, MI July 3-7


Grand Parade, Car Raffle, Ox Roast, Fireworks, Free Professional Entertainment nightly, 10K, 5K, and 2K Run, Children’s Parade, Carnival, Vendors and Crafts, and Beach Volleyball Tournament.


FireworksOld-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration



Thompsonville, MI July 3rd


Bring the entire family and join us as we convert Crystal Mountain into “Main Street USA” and celebrate our country’s independence in good old fashioned red, white and blue style!


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Bay City, MI July 4-6


People travel from all over the United States to witness our amazing fireworks display. When you make the trip, you are sure to be treated to magnificent displays each of the first two nights that set the stage for our magnificent grand finale on the third evening. Our grand finale is sure to send shivers down your spine and reinvigorate your pride in our great nation. We hope that you join us as we celebrate out nation’s independence and give thanks to those who have so bravely served to protect out freedoms.
The Bay City Fireworks are more than just amazing pyrotechnic displays, so we hope that you take advantage of all the fun activities that make this event a destination for so many people from across the nation. During the day you can bring your family down and enjoy Skerbeck Family Carnival while eating for the evening’s firework displays. We also have dozens of vendors selling their wares right at the entrance to the carnival, and on the opposite side of the river, Wenonah Park offers great local and regional entertainment on the bandshell stage right up until the fireworks begin. Preview on the 4th.


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Corunna, MI July 4th
Family day celebration with something for everyone!! Pancake breakfast begins at 8am and the Parade starts at 11am. Other activities include car show, tractor show, animal acts, craft show, petting zoo, watermelon eating contest, Inflatables for the kids, Bingo, clowns, concessions, mini golf and much, much more!! Visit our web site at www.corunna4th.org for complete details regarding our event.
The Corunna Historical Village will also be open to the public on July 4th.

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Mackinaw City, MI July 4th
Celebrate the 4th of July with a fun-filled day for the entire family beginning with games for kids & adults at 1:30 p.m. on the Marina lawn.
At 9:00 p.m. in the Conkling Heritage park, the Straits Area Concert Band will be performing a patriotic concert that will lead up to the fireworks at dusk (around 10:00 p.m.)



RibfestMichigan Rib Fest


Royal Oak, MI July 4-7
Michigan Rib Fest is family-friendly, featuring loads of fun for all ages at the Kids Zone – including bounce houses, face painting, and so much more! Guests will enjoy hours of action-packed entertainment with monster truck rides and lawn games.





Cadillac, MI July 5-7
Friday features “Kids Day” including pizza party and splash dance. “Red, White and Brew” Michigan Wine and Beer tasting and movie in the park, carnival rides and games all weekend! Fireworks over Lake Cadillac on Sunday night. Live entertainment and loads of family fun awaits you!

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Muskegon, MI July 5-6
The Lakeshore Art Festival is a unique blend, fine art, handmade crafts, music, food, and fun in the beautiful Downtown Muskegon. The Lakeshore Art Festival features hundreds of fine artists and crafters, a Children’s Lane, a food area including an Artisan Food Market, and street performers. Join us the first Friday and Saturday in July to celebrate art, culture, shopping, entertainment, and food!



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Davisburg, MI July 5-14
The 2019 Oakland County Fair will be held July 5 to July 14, 2019. Big Rock Amusements will provide the midway. Fireworks kickoff the fair on July 5. Check our web for the full ten day fun event line up.

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Sault Ste. Marie, MI July 5-7
The Pow-Wow, or Jiigtamok, has historical, social and spiritual value to Native American’s. Some trace the word powwow back to Anishinaabemowin, the language of the Anishinaabe. Early European-Americans used the word to mean a council or meeting. Powwows, or celebrations, as they were called, were originally held in the spring to celebrate the new beginning of life. Individuals participate in traditional dance and song, visit with family and friends, make new acquaintances, and trade arts and crafts.


Gaylord, MI July 9-13
Alpenfest…A week of Swiss inspired merriment for the whole family. Stroll the Alpenstrasse, (Main Street) with over 90 arts and crafts exhibitors plus a carnival. Enjoy free entertainment nightly on our Alpenstage. Rejoice in the Burning of the Boogg and watch your troubles go up in smoke. Watch the Grand Parade Saturday at noon, and try franc-flipping and other Swiss inspired contests or savor the World’s Largest Coffee Break. After the parade there will be a car show! You can also stop by our art tent all week! – all in Gaylord’s Alpine Village.





Parchment, MI July 10-14
The 2019 Kindleberger Summer Festival of the Performing Arts, Wed, July 10 - Sun, July 14, is five days of exceptional outdoor community theatre at The Stage at Kindleberger, a Festival Day of exciting family-friendly fun in and around Parchment’s beautiful Kindleberger Park, and NEW to the 2019 party is the Festival Friday Fun Night, happening Fri, July 12, 9PM-11PM in the lower park! Bring the family out for a night of music, food, cornhole tournament, and more!



Wyandotte, MI July 10-13
The Wyandotte Street Art Fair, is now in its 58th year. There are approximately 300 artists and craftspeople participating. Twenty-five food and beverage concessions provide a wide variety of delicious cuisine to satisfy all visitors. Area merchants convert sidewalks into a giant outdoor market featuring once-a-year values of quality merchandise.




Harbor Beach, MI July 11-14
The City of Harbor Beach will host its 19th Annual Maritime Festival July 11-14, 2019. The Festival celebrates the importance of the maritime industry to Harbor Beach’s past, present and future prosperity. It is a true Maritime Festival, held on the beach at The Judge James H. Lincoln Memorial Park.
The Festival features free live bands throughout the weekend, kid activities, jet ski races, bocce ball, corn hole and volleyball tournaments, and much more.
Ionia, MI July 11-20
A seasonal destination, featuring rides, an animal exhibit, a circus, concerts & tractor pulls.



Livonia, MI Jul 11- Aug 29
Thursday nights 7:00 – 9:00pm held on the campus of City Hall.
Kickoff concert will be held.



Jackson, MI Jul 11- Aug 18
The 2019 festival of plays will be the Tempest, Measure for Measure, and Aphra Behn’s “The Rover”
The Michigan Shakespeare Festival is the official Shakespeare festival for the State of Michigan. The MSF holds a LORT (League of Resident Theatres) designation from the Actors’ Equity Association, one of only two such companies in Michigan. Come see lively, engaging, professional classical theater that is Pure Michigan. The Michigan Shakespeare Festival can now be seen in two locations. See our web site for more information.



Saginaw, MI July 11
Gates open at 5:00pm. Music starts at 5:30pm and ends around 10:00pm.
Bring your own chair or blanket to enjoy this free outdoor concert.
Food vendors, beer and wine, activities, and much more!
There is a $5-per-vehicle parking allowance that is donated to the Saginaw Township Soccer Association for facility and grounds maintenance and improvements.
For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, pets and outside food/drinks are prohibited.
Woodhaven, MI July 11-14
The 9th annual Uncle Sam Jam has become part of the Downriver Communities’ Independence Day Holiday Celebration. This event is held Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14 and will take place at Civic Center Park in the City of Woodhaven, near 1-75 and West Rd.
The Uncle Sam Jam brings family fun to Woodhaven with Friday night fireworks, carnival rides and games, attractions, monster truck rides, petting zoo, camel rides and FREE concerts all weekend long! There is NO ADMISSION CHARGE to the event!




Sterling Heights, MI July 12-14
We are pleased to announce our Annual American Polish Festival and Craft Show, July 12-14, 2019, on the grounds of The American Polish Century Club, 33204 Maple Lane, Sterling Heights, MI (14 Mile and Hoover). Our Festival will feature live band performances, Polish Dance Ensabmbles, Polish and American food, Polish and American Beer, refreshments, inflatables for the kids and the 2019 outdoor craft show. Visit our website at www.americanpolishfestival.com or email us at americanpolishfestival@yahoo.com with any questions.




Plymouth, MI July 12-14
A signature Michigan event, Art In The Park, now in its 39th year will welcome over 400 artists from around the U.S. offering paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, woodwork, photography, folk art & much more. Entertainment and cuisine will complement the art exhibitors, creating a sensory filled weekend experience. Be a part of the tradition… join us at Michigan’s 2nd largest art fair for a weekend long celebration of art, food and fun!



Harbor Springs, MI Jul 12 -14
The annual Blissfest Music Festival is a celebration of music, culture, art, and community featuring a world of diverse and innovative folk, world, and roots music and dance in picturesque rural northern Michigan. It is truly a blissful musical weekend to be shared with families, friends and music-lovers of all ages. Bring the whole family, come for one day or spend the entire weekend. Rustic camping is available for the weekend with a weekend pass.



Elsie, MI July 12-14
Elsie Dairy Festival – weekend carnival, crafts, entertainment, 5K race, talent show, kid’s parade on Fri., parade on Sat. 11am, food, horse pull, tractor pull, modified tractor pull, 3 on 3 plus many other special events.




Grass Lake, MI Jul 12-13
Downtown Street Fair held in conjunction with the Outboard Races on Grass Lake, includes street vendors, bounce houses, games, beer tent, classic car show, race cars and boats, local music entertainment as well as well known entertainment featuring Kris Hitchcock and Small Town Son. Runs 5:00 to 10:00 pm on Friday and 1:00 pm to Midnight on Saturday.
Saginaw, MI July 12
July 12 – Rockin’ On the Riverfront
Featuring: Rod Stewart Tribute with Doug Varty
Opening: Third Degree Burns
Marshall, MI Jul 13-14
New for the 2019 Saline Celtic Festival is a Featured Artist, whose original artwork will be featured on Official Festival Merchandise!




Marshall, MI Jul 13-14
Historic Marshall’s “Welcome to My Garden” garden tour showcases some of the community’s beautiful gardens. Six private gardens in a variety of size and styles will be featured. The event is held the second weekend of July from 10 AM to 4 PM. A Garden market offers garden/landscape merchants and artisans who sell plants, garden tools and accessories. Tickets are $12.00/adult and $2.00/children. Advance ticket price is $10.00. For more information, visit www.marshallmi.org.



Berkley, MI Jul 13
Downtown Berkley will be artistically transformed by professional and aspiring artists for the Berkley Street Art Fest. Chalk artists will create colorful street art with chances to win prizes. Commissioned mural artists will create murals on commercial buildings. Children and families will have the opportunity to create their own art in highlighted areas. In the days prior to the event, people will have an opportunity to watch the muralists work on their masterpieces as they come to life. All works of art will be completed by 4 pm on Saturday, July 13, 2019 during the Berkley Street Art Fest. Event is from 11 am to 5 pm on Coolidge Hwy. between Catalpa and Wilshire. www.BerkleyStreetArtFest.com




Fenton, MI July 13
The Fenton ArtWalk is a community event celebrating the arts and showcasing local and regional talent with visual art, live music, entertainment, technology integrated art, and children’s activities. The event takes place throughout the beautifully renovated downtown area.



St. Joseph, MI Jul 13-14
In 58 years, the art fair has grown from a small regional clothesline art fair into an impressive nationally ranked Fine Art and Fine Craft Fair with over 200 artists from the US and Canada, and attracting approximately 50,000 visitors to Michigan’s Great Southwest.
Last year over 800 artists applied for the Art Fair, which gave our expert jury the chance to select some of the best artists in the nation. The Krasl Art Fair is rated among the top 20 art fairs in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine.



East Tawas, MI Jul 13-14
Fun filled weekend for the entire family, Fish Boil, Kiwanis 5k run/walk, Kid’s Bike and Pet Parade, Paws in the Park canine program, Beach Volleyball, Lighthouse Tours, Dawn Patrol Fly-in, Street dance, Car Cruise and Show
Gladwin, MI Jul 15-20
Come out, enjoy the fun, and see the new events on the grounds.
New hours 12 – 11, Tuesday through Saturday.
The rides provided by D & R Shows.



Goodells, MI Jul 15-20
The Fair is held at the beautiful Goodells County Park. This fair covers 120 acres, showcasing Motocross, a Rodeo, Childrens activities, Midway, Music, Truck/tractor pulls, Exotic animals, Livestock shows, Draft Horse pull, Bump & Run/Figure 8. This fair caters to its 100,000+ visitors annually, with continuous entertainment throughout the park, with an assortment of make-it and take-it crafts. Youth livestock and still exhibits can be viewed throughout the week; the livestock shows being held daily. This is the home of Mud Volleyball.


Hartford, MI Jul 15-20
The Van Buren Youth Fair, held in July, is a week-long event with many activities. Over 800 youths from around the county are involved with a variety of animal judging, from rabbits to beef. They also take part in the judging of still exhibits. The fair offers a wide array of nightly entertainment in front of the grandstand, a midway and themed daytime events and activities.



Baldwin, MI Jul 17-21
Located in downtown Baldwin, the Troutarama Festival is Lake County’s oldest and one of West Michigan’s most popular festivals. Started in 1956, the Troutarama has grown to include many popular events: A children’s fishing derby, softball tournament, kids’ games, fishing contest, Little king and Queen contest, entertainment tent, carnival rides by Schmidt amusements, Grand Parade, featuring the famous Scottsville Clown band, a 5k race, horse pull and much much more. Whether you’re in Baldwin for a day or for the whole weekend, there ‘s fun for every age.



Fremont, MI Jul 17-20
Four fun-filled days featuring 2 Entertainment Stages, Car Show, Kiddie Parade, Carnival and Midway, Merchant Sidewalk Sales, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, and the World-Famous Baby Crawl. Unique Events include our Baby Food Cupcake Challenge, Corporate Olympics, Baby Food Eating Contest for Kids and adults, Kid’s Fun Events like Frog-Jumping, Turtle Races, Chalking in the Streets, and a Grand Parade.



Sparta, MI Jul 17-20
All the best of a fair and a festival in beautiful downtown Sparta! Celebrate summer with family and friends in our downtown parks to enjoy free music, daily kid’s activities, carnival midway, parade, fireworks and more! Join us for a beautiful day in the country at Sparta Town & Country Days. Visit us at www.spartafair.com.
Beaver Island, MI Jul 18-20
Beaver Island Music Festival has been creating Music in the Woods since 2003, a 3-day outdoor event combining nature, renewable energies, music and artwork, song and dance, on a small remote island in Lake Michigan. Plan to enjoy one of Michigan’s most unique festivals, with wide varieties of music, art, and activities for all ages, food, camping, and tour the island. Join us this year, July 18-20, 2019 for the 17th annual music festival.
Bronson, MI Jul 18-20
Polka in Her Shoes Contest
Barbie Busia Contest
Polka dancing
Throughout the festival, enjoy authentic Polish food at the Knights of Columbus, Matteson Street Grill & Bar, Smitty's Pizza, and Bronson Strike Zone!
Vendors, food, and crafters will be downtown all three days!
Visit the Festival Information Booth up town throughout the festival for information and to purchase festival merchandise, Big Money Raffle Tickets and more!
Find the Polish Festival Council on Facebook!



New Haven, MI Jul 19-20
The Village of New Haven's 150th Celebration is a 2 day event. Friday, July 19th from 5-10PM and Saturday, July 20th from noon until the end of our community Fireworks - approximately 10:30PM.
The 150th Celebration will be held at New Haven High School at 57700 Gratiot Ave, New Haven, MI, 48048.
We will be having entertainment, a kid zone, and a teen zone, all of which are free. Additionally we will have vendors, a beer tent, and food. 
Our New Haven/Lenox Fireworks will be held on July 20th at 10PM at the same location.



Indian River, MI Jul 18-21
Indian River SummerFest includes fun for all ages! Come enjoy kids events, beach games, food, craft show, a lobster dinner, and classic car show, as well as a rockin’ entertainment tent, 5K & 10K runs, a kayak-bike biathlon, and so much more! Come visit Indian River, Michigan and enjoy all summerfest has to offer!
Jackson, MI Jul 18-21
Hot Air Jubilee, July 18 – 21, 2019. 25+ hot air balloons will fill the skies over Jackson. Balloons launch Fri. evening, Sat. morning and evening and Sun. morning in Ella Sharp Park. Balloon night glows Fri. and Sat. evening. Other activities include arts & craft show, car show, unique Kid’s Kingdom, antique tractor display, wild animal show, live entertainment, food and much more family fun. Check out www.hotairjubiliee.com.
Marlette, MI Jul 18-21
Marlette’s Country Fair Days is a family friendly environment with a grand parade, children’s games and prizes, craft show, quilt show, car show, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, softball tournament, hospitality tent, live bands food vendors and firework show.
Mayville, MI Jul 18-21
The sunflowers are blooming and the whole town is celebrating. Popular events include a, garage and flea market sales, euchre tournament, inflatable rides, softball tournament, 5k run/walk, tractor pulls, beverage tent with live entertainment, concessions, car/tractor/motorcycle show, craft show, bump and run derby, and the best fireworks show in the county. For a complete listing of events please see www.MayvilleSunflowerFestival.com
Saginaw, MI July 18
July 18: Motown Night with radio station Kiss 107.1 featuring “Rock and Soul” and “Soul Xpress”.
Pigeon, MI Jul 18-21
The Pigeon Summerfest is a community event that features multiple events over a four day period. These events include the “Wing Fling” event featuring a variety of flavored wings, wing eating contest, grand parade, kid’s inflatables, clown, fireworks, entertainment bands, car show, softball tournament, golf tournament, 5k run, and much more. The event is held at the Pigeon recreation park which also includes a large band shell for our live entertainment.
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West Branch, MI Jul 18 - 21
The Pioneer Power Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Show has a little bit of something for everyone. Open 8 am to 6 pm daily Thursday – Saturday. Open 8 am to 12 pm Sunday. It features a flea market, music, demos, pedal pulls for the kids. Saturday is kids day, a parade, food served on the grounds, Horse-drawn wagon rides, Camping on the ground, Antique cars, Double-blade sawmill, Blacksmith, Shingle mill and much more.
A Safari is held nightly at 7 pm Thurs-Sat…
Southfield, MI Jul 18-21
Join us for family fun and entertainment. Southfield Festival of Hope runs July 18 – 21, 2019. Rides for every age, games, concessions and vendors.
Bay City, MI Jul 18-21
The Michigan Sugar Company presents Tall Ship Celebration: Bay City returning July 18th – 21st, 2019 to the Bay City riverfront.
Bay City is proud to host the largest gathering of tall ships in the state of Michigan. Join us for the ONLY official Michigan stop on the Tall Ships Challenge Great Lakes 2019. Majestic tall ships will line both sides of the Saginaw River the way they did more than a hundred years ago. Guaranteed to take your breath away, you’ll be inspired by the sights and sounds of Bay City’s award-winning maritime festival.
Cadillac, MI Jul 19-20
The 51st Annual Cadillac Festival of the Arts – Phyllis Olson Art Fair, held in City Park at The Commons, Cadillac, Michigan, adjacent to beautiful Lake Cadillac. The Festival includes more than 100 artists, live music, local food booths, and the “Sherilyn Lindberg Kid’s Art.” This two-day event hosts juried artists who exhibit art of original concept, design and execution. Fridays Exhibition starts 12-9 p.m., Saturdays Exhibition and events are from 11-4 p.m. To commemorate the 51th anniversary, join us for pre-Festival festivities on Thursday evening (July 18) while artists set up their booths.
Grayling, MI Jul 19-27
AuSable River Festival consists of a week-long activities of events. Sprints & Spike’s Challenge Races/Kid’s Day on the 23rd/ Hurry Up & Paddle or Sink Race on the 24th/ Community Coffee Break/ Ice Cream Social/ Chicken BBQ/ Beer Tent/ Fine Arts & Craft Show on the 26 & 27th/ GRA 10k & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk/ Food Court/ Cruise Night & Classic Car Show /Beer Tent/Main Stage/ Paddle Battle/ Parade/ AuSable River Canoe Marathon on the 27th.
Visit www.ausableriverfest.com for a complete Schedule of Events.
Columbiaville, MI Jul 19-20
The Columbiaville Days Festival is a weekend full of fun and laughter you don’t want to miss with the Car and Bike Show, Vendors, Inflatables, Cutest Baby Contest, Kid’s Carnival Friday & Saturday, the Dog Show, and the Grand Parade, a Beverage Tent on Friday and Saturday nights with live music from local bands, Free Kid’s games with prizes the area’s best firework show! Lots to do and so much fun to see!
Croswell, MI Jul 19-21
Croswell Pioneer Days festival kicks off with a car cruise and car show along with live music on Friday night. Saturday will be a fun filled day full of activities that include craft and vendor show, various tournaments, cardboard boat races, kayak races, live music, parade and will finish up with Croswells spectacular firework display!! Come and enjoy what our City has to offer! Stroll through our various business’, grab something to eat and take in the beautiful view of the Black River that flows right through town
Sterling Heights, MI Jul 19-21
Feel the Prost! Get ready for Germanfest fun from daily Bier Stein Holding competitions to Schuplatter Dance Shows. Eat, Drink, Sing, Laugh – It’s a Fest!
Live music, great beer selection, authentic German food, dance performances, huge fest tent, bounce houses for the kids, and soccer games on a huge European-size field.
Shop at Frankenmuth’s Bavarian Specialties Store and other premium vendors on site.
Taste local craft and German beers, and try authentic German food like wurst and fresh house-made potato salad. Or try something fun like our famous Schnitzel-on-a-Stick!
Paw Paw, MI Jul 19-20
The little car show idea the Chamber initiated 22 years ago has come of age and become a classic in its own right!!
With your support we can make Paw Paw Days one of the community’s main events of the year, and continue to offer activities and programs that spotlight our local businesses.
This Show attracts over 200 cars annually.
Dash plaques are given to the first 250 cars registered. In addition to class trophies, we will be awarding several Sponsor Choice trophies, Best of Show.
Pre-Registration $10 Day of show $15 Other events include, arts & crafts, 50/25/25 drawing, Local restaurants, food vendors, sidewalk sales, KidZone, farmers’ market and much more. $50 cash prize drawing to pre-registered vehicles.
Friday Night July 19-Carole Motycka Memorial Cruise @ 6p
For more information e-mail pawpawchamber@gmail.com
Saginaw, MI July 19
July 19 – Kickin’ Country
Featuring: Ray Fulcher
Opening: Pending
Trenton, MI Jul 19-21
The entire weekend is FREE to all spectators. If you want to experience the “Taste of the Races” on Friday night, the tickets are $30 each or ten for $250. Boat races, boat parade, Military and First Responder tributes all weekend, jet ski exhibition, live music, vendors/craters, food.
Utica, MI Jul 20-21
The City of Utica will sponsor the Old Mill Arts & Crafts on Saturday, July 20 – Sunday, July 21, 2019 As in the past there will be the art and craft show, along with a food court. But this year we will have music. The Utica Lion’s Club will host a pancake breakfast on Sunday mornings. Artist applications are available on the city webpage http://www.cityofutica.org.
Flint, MI July 20
Attracting hundreds of families each year, this summer event held on the third Saturday in July, is located on the grounds of Berston Field House. The event features musicians and emerging artists from Michigan and beyond. Visit with vendors in various genres. The all-day family event features games, crafts, obstacle courses, photo booth, face painting, prizes, and more.
Frankenmuth, MI Jul 20-21
Free family and educational event at Frankenmuth River Place Shops. Experience an 18th Century encampment of historical re-enactors representing British, French, and Americans. Visit and tour military camps and shop at historical vendors from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 pm. on Saturday and from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Witness Tactical Battle Re-enactments, Flag Raising, Musket Firing, Period Concert & Games, Fashion Show and many other events!
Dearborn Heights, MI Jul 20-21
Czech us out! July 20-21, 2019. One of the largest Czech & Slovak festivals in Michigan! What’s happening at this year’s A Taste of Food & Brew festival at Sokol Cultural Center, 23600 W Warren Ave, Dearborn Heights, MI. We will provide dance and listening music of the highest quality. Our folk dancers enjoy performing & sharing the dances they have mastered & especially love inviting everyone to join them. Enjoy and kick up your heals. The festival is enjoyed by all ages. Savor our ethnic foods served throughout the day. We guarantee you won't be going home hungry! Eat your fill of Kolaches- our famous Czech dessert, a sweet roll with fruit center. Enjoy refreshing imported beers in our air-conditioned hall. Visit the Pastry booth or Czech venders and displays. Admission is $5 a day Adults, 14 & under free. Please contact James Mack @ 734-542-4820 or 586-924-9233 if you have any questions. www.sokoldetroit.com
Frankenmuth, MI July 20th
FrankenMüdder Official After Party: Beer. Brats. Beats hosted by the Michigan Heroes Museum and benefiting the good work of Charity Celebration, 8am to 12:30pm. July 20, 2019. Location: Under the tent at the finish line of the FrankenMüddder, Heritage Park, Frankenmuth, Michigan.
St. ignace, MI July 20th
Bring your appetite and your fun spirit to the St. Ignace Marina, where live music, food and beverages are offered. They don’t call us the “Home of the Great Lakes Fish Fry” for nothing. Feast on fish delicacies prepared by local restaurants, let the kids enjoy a variety of games or try their luck in the Kid’s Fishing Pond. We top it off with fireworks over the bay at dusk.
Some of the things you will enjoy are:
Fish delicacies plus other great food!
Fisherman’s Memorial Ceremony, 4:00pm
Assorted beverages
Kids games & fishing pond
Gyotaku t-shirt booth
Live Music
Pub Runners from 4:00pm-7:00pm
CeeCee & the Motown Trio from 7:00pm to Fireworks
Fireworks over Moran Bay at dusk
$5 admission for everyone age 21 and over.
Harrisville, MI July 20th
Annual Wine and Food Festival held on the shores of Lake Huron. Enjoy wine tasting from 15+ vineyards, craft brews, local foods, great music…one of a kind event! $15 entry includes commemorative glass and tasting tickets. Collectible posters as well as tshirts and unique themed items available for purchase. Local Artists Guild display. Please share this info and plan to join us on July 20th
Charlevoix, MI Jul 21-27
What began in 1930 as a candle lit boat parade in Charlevoix’s picturesque harbor, has become an eight day celebration of family and community pride. With both national and local music acts performing in three waterfront parks, a Kid’s Day, fifteen athletic tournaments, two nights of world class fireworks and the acclaimed Venetian boat parade, there is something for everyone at the Charlevoix Venetian Festival held the fourth week of each July in “Charlevoix the Beautiful.”
Fruitport, MI Jul 21-27
The Muskegon County Fair is a place for family fun and community growth! Each year, kids all throughout the Muskegon area work hard on an assortment of projects. The Muskegon County Fair is their opportunity to show the product of their hard work with the community. We also have fair games, grandstand events, Ag Olympics, Sheriff’s Mounted Unit steak fry, concerts, 5k run, 4-H vendor craft show, and both livestock and baked good auctions. We hope you enjoy your time with us and thank you for your support!
Harrison, MI Jul 22-27
The Clare County Fair in Harrison, Michigan runs from July 22 – 27, 2019, and features harness racing, midway carnival rides and games, livestock judging, home arts exhibits, and food found only at fairs. Evening entertainment includes motocross, rodeo, and demolition derby. For more information about the fair, or other events and facilities offered at the fairgrounds, visit the website www.clarecountyfair.org, send an e-mail to ccfair9011@sbcglobal.net, or call (989) 539-9011.
Hale, MI Jul 22-27
We are planning another fun and exciting filled week of events and entertainment for the 2019 county fair. Along with some of our thrilling grandstand events, we always have an array of free entertainment happening throughout the fair. Some of these will be our wild and crazy Barnyard Olympics, The Barnyard Express, and back by popular demand our talent show. We are also working on securing a very unique attraction that will be an amazing crowd pleaser that may only be seen at our fair in Michigan. See you there
Holland, MI Jul 22-27
Join us for our Diamond Jubilee Celebration this year at the Ottawa County Fair! 
Grand Stand Line Up 
Carnival by Elliot's Amusements
Whispering Pines Petting Zoo
Reptile Mania
All Grand Stand Events Tickets Available Online NOW!  ​(With each online ticket purchased you will receive one FREE gate pass.)
Fireworks, July 24. Rain date July 25
Tweens & Teens Talent Contest and Fear Factor!
Imlay City, MI Jul 23-27
Tuesday through Saturday rain or shine!
Figure 8 Trailer Racing - Tuesday
Drag Racing - Wednesday
Monster Trucks - Thursday
Bump n Run - Friday
Demolition Derby - Saturday
Yale, MI Jul 24-26
Free entertainment galore for children and adults. Big bologna parade, fireworks, crowning of the King and Queen of Bolognaville, Outhouse races, cardboard boat races, bologna ring toss, craft show, Car Show, pony rides, and vendors. Plus all the Yale Bologna you can eat!
Chelsea, MI Jul 25-27
Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights
Downtown Chelsea
Thursdays 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 pm.
June 6 – August 15, 2019
Sounds & Sights Festival
Downtown Chelsea
Thursday- Saturday
July 25-27, 201
Flint, MI Jul 25-28
New Location we are now going to be at Riverbank Park Downtown Flint.
Local, regional, and international musicians over a 3-day period with food and non-food vendors in a beautiful outdoor setting
Holton, MI Jul 25-27
Go to www.onholton.com for complete details.
Munger, MI Jul 25-28
A SPUDtacular event for the entire family. Free parking, free admittance to the grounds, tons of free potatoes given away daily. Potato King and Queen contest, potato display, potato brats along with Bingo, live music daily in refreshment tent, parade, demolition derby, figure 8 racing derby and much more. Proceeds go toward Recreation and Parks projects in Munger and Merritt Townships in Bay County. The potato and Ag tourism makes our community grow from 1642 residents to approximately 42,000 for the four fun-filled days
Walloon Lake, MI Jul 25-28
Bring the Entire Family and Celebrate years of Flywheeler’s Agriculture Heritage. Featuring: Twin City and Minneapolis Moline Tractors and Gas Powered Hand Equipment. Demonstrations include Blacksmiths, Grist Mill, Veneer Mill and Basket Factory. Saw Mill, Shingle Mill, Shingle Branding, and Threshing. Antiques Museum, Barber Shop, Antique Autos, Vintage Tractors, Parade of Power, Small Engines, Farm Museum, Arts & Crafts Demonstrations, Flea Market and Music. Children’s Activities include a Peddle Pull, Flywheeler’s Express, Saw Dust Penny Pile, and Scavenger Hunt. The Northern Michigan Antique-Flywheelers Club is “Dedicated to Preserving the Past for Future Generations”.
Saginaw, MI July 25th
Gates open at 5:00pm. Music starts at 5:30pm and ends around 10:00pm.
Bring your own chair or blanket to enjoy this free outdoor concert.
Food vendors, beer and wine, activities, and much more!
There is a $5-per-vehicle parking allowance that is donated to the Saginaw Township Soccer Association for facility and grounds maintenance and improvements.
For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, pets and outside food/drinks are prohibited.
July 25, 2019 – Margaritaville
Sterling Heights, MI Jul 25-27
Detroit News: Reader’s BEST! Summer Festival – Arts & Crafts – Children’s Activities – Family Entertainment Stage – Jazz & Blues Stage – Evening Concerts – Studs ‘n’ Sounds Stage – Restaurant Row – Family Midway
Cheboygan, MI Jul 26-27
The Downtown Cheboygan Music Festival is a FREE admission, two-day event held the last Friday and Saturday of July which celebrates all types of music in the heart of Downtown Cheboygan!
Whether you are dining in a local eatery, shopping in a retail store, or taking in the flavors of the festival, it’s always fun to come together and spend some time in the downtown district!
Grand Haven, MI Jul 26- Aug 8
The Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival is a patriotic celebration honoring the men and women of the United States Coast Guard. Highlights include Two Parades, Carnival, Coast Guard Community Picnic, Children’s Activities, Car Show, Street Dance, Sponsor Booths, Arts & Crafts, Ship Tours, Senior Day and Fireworks. Great sponsorship opportunities. High ranking Coast Guard dignitaries, enlisted and retired personnel from across the country are among nearly 350,000 people attending this ten-day event.
Ypsilanti, MI Jul 26-27
22nd Annual Summer Beer Festival, July 26-27, is the oldest of the Michigan Brewers Guild’s four annual festivals. Taking place rain or shine in the lovely outdoor setting of Ypsilanti’s Riverside Park in historic Depot Town, the festival will feature over 1,000 different beers from more than 100 Michigan craft breweries. Food will be available for purchase inside the festival, and guests will enjoy live music from a variety of Michigan bands. MiBeer.com
Saginaw, MI July 26th
July 26 – Latin Fiesta
Featuring: BARAJA dE ORO
Opening: Los Azteca
Traverse City, MI July 27th
Crooked Tree Arts Center – Traverse City is located just steps from downtown, on historic Sixth Street. We offer year-round art exhibitions and classes for all ages. Our gallery is open seven days a week through the summer, and admission is always free and open to the public
Farwell, MI Jul 27-28
Annual Farwell Lumberjack Festival is a two day fun filled weekend, held the last weekend in July. We have “a Professional Lumberjack Show” free, Crafters in the Park, Chainsaw Carvers and a Chainsaw Carving Auction on Sunday afternoon. There is also a wide variety of carved pieces from multiple carvers available for sale. A Chainsaw Speed Cutting completion. Live Entertainment, Barrel Train Rides for the younger children. Skillet Toss, Chicken Chuck’n for the adults, Pie Eating Contests, Haystack Treasure Hunt, lots of kids games & activities. Plus our famous “Greased Pig Contest”, which is a favorite. We feature a Chili Cook-off event; you can sample some and vote on your favorite. We hold wonderful Raffles with tickets available right up until drawing time. Visit us at www.farwellareachamber.com for more details & pictures.
West Bloomfield, MI Jul 27-28
The Annual Orchard Lake Fine Art Show takes place July 24 & 25 2021, is located in the heart of beautiful West Bloomfield Township. This art fair is different. The Orchard Lake Fine Art Show has been voted in the top 100 art fairs in the nation the last eleven years in a row – a true testament to our efforts and success.
This art show is a perfect opportunity for your organization to be involved not only in one of the best events in the country, but also is West Bloomfield’s Premier Event, reaching 15-20,000 patrons from the entire metro-Detroit region.
Here’s why The Orchard Lake Fine Art Show is your perfect opportunity. It features:
High-quality, fine art and fine craft event with up to 175 world-renowned artist who are selling their original and personally handmade art in all forms of discipline including paintings, clay, glass, sculpture, fiber, wood, jewelry, photography and more.
A jury of art professionals with 120+ years combined experience.
Tireless year-long efforts to bring artists with national and international reputations to the West Bloomfield market – artists whose work would not be otherwise seen in Michigan.
The Institute for the Art’s & Education, Inc., our 501c3 non-profit arm which focuses on visual arts, diversity, community enrichment, and fostering art education among youth.
Our # 1 goal at Hot Works is to make the Orchard Lake Fine Art Show a profitable experience for all of our stakeholders. Plus, of course, we are proud to bring this wonderful event to the community!
Voted in the top 100 art shows nationally — 10 years in a row. All art is original and personally handmade by the artist who is presented at the show.
We not only know how to recruit the best artists in the field, we know how to market their work and shows. We take pride in our brand promise: Your Art. Our Passion. More info at www.hotworks.org.
Mackinaw City, MI July 27th
Heritage Village celebrates history every year at a summer festival. The Historic Festival is on Friday, July 26, 2019 and Saturday, July 27, 2019. Heritage Village offers a fun filled family event that celebrates history with historic programs that are free and open to all. Watch a vintage baseball game, ride on a hay wagon, take a trolley ride, play historic children’s games, dance around a maypole, square dance, or watch quilters and spinners. Chat with quilters and spinners and lumberjacks or be a heckler at the historic ball game.
Melvindale, MI Jul 27-28
8th Annual Melvindale Street Fair
July 27th & 28th, 2019 10 am - 10 pm
Allen Rd between Oakwood & Coleman.
Veuve Cruise
Public · Hosted by Mackinac Arts Council

Sunday July 28th at 5:30 PM – 7 PM
Sip N' Sail Cruises by Pure Michigan Boat Cruises
7325 Main Street, Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757
Cassopolis, MI Jul 28 - Aug 3
The Cass County Fair features grandstand entertainment for all ages including rodeos, demolition derbies, super-stock tractor & truck pulls, motorcross and monster trucks. FREE must-see events include fireworks and daily entertainment throughout the grounds as well as hundreds of 4-H and Open Class exhibits. Open Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. IT’S A FAMILY FAIR! 2019 fair dates: July 28- August 03.
Monroe, MI Jul 28 - Aug 3
The 72nd Annual Monroe County Fair will be held July 28 – August 3, 2019. The seven day event includes a Midway, Open Class and 4h Livestock & Still Exhibits, Concessions, Vendors, Parade, Music, Free Entertainment and Grandstand Entertainment. Also we will have over 60 food booths. We have fun for the whole family!
Mason, MI Jul 29 - Aug 3
The Ingham County Fair involves families from all over the county from Lansing to Stockbridge. The Fair plays a very important role in the community and county. To have a successful fair we work closely with the 4-H Clubs to give young people the opportunity to display skills and earn recognition for their work. The Fair also provides a way for many artisans and businesses to expand their client base.
Rogers City, MI Jul 30 - Aug 4
The Nautical City Festival is a safe, fun-filled, family event that promotes community pride in Rogers City with its nautical heritage.
Chesaning, MI Jul 30 - Aug 3
The Saginaw County Fair offers tons of family fun with animals, rides, food and entertainment all for one low price with free parking. Rides start at 1pm, grandstand acts at 7pm and fireworks at 10pm each night.
Elk Rapids, MI Jul 31 - Aug 3
“Harbor Days is a four day, fun for all ages community festival. Events and activities include kids day games, athletic events, carnival rides, musical entertainment, and so much more. The celebration culminates on Saturday night with Zambelli International fireworks display over East Grand Traverse Bay!”

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