MFEA, the Michigan Festivals and Events Association shares the calendar of festivals around Michigan for June 2019, please scroll through all the listings for great events across the state.
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Pinckney, MI June 1-2, 2019
The Pinckney-Putnam-Hamburg-Hell (PPHH) Chamber of Commerce will kick off the 2019 summer season with its Annual Art in the Park. Pinckney’s Art in the Park, always the first weekend following Memorial Day, will take place in the Putnam Township Square in Downtown Pinckney, minutes from our very own unique and quirky Hell, Michigan. This iconic event brings over 15,000 spectators into our village and into Putnam Township Square for two days of art, entertainment, food and more.
Please call 810-227-5086 for more information.
Farmington, MI June 1-2, 2019
ART on the GRAND is excited to announce the ninth annual art fair, which brings a variety of high-quality artists to lovely downtown Farmington. This juried fine art and craft fair has found its way into the heart of Michigan art lovers and is known for being “art-focused”, having a desirable size, great organization and a wonderful, hands-on approach!
Fine Artists and Crafters from around the country are featured and have booths in a variety of disciplines and price ranges. Different artistic categories include: painting, pottery, photography, jewelry, mixed media, wood, wearable art, glass, leather, sculpture, and more!
Lansing, MI June 1, 2019
Explore a world of possibilities in Greater Lansing from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Purchase a $1 “passport” for free admission to over 70 attractions. Enjoy interactive activities and giveaways for kids! Special Capital Area Transportation Authority Be A Tourist bus routes provide transportation to most of the attractions for just 50 cents. Collect 10 stamps in the “passport” to be eligible to win great prizes!
Port Huron, MI June 1, 2019
The Sturgeon Festival is a family-friendly event centered on providing close encounters with the “Giants of the Great Lakes”. The event features Huron Lady Sturgeon Cruises, dozens of indoor & outdoor exhibits, hands-on activities, Meet the Scientists workshops, and live sturgeon viewing. Thousands of threatened lake sturgeon call underneath the Blue Water Bridges home which makes it possible to see the Great Lake’s largest fish!
New Hudson, MI June 1-2, 2019
Lyon Township will celebrate its 11th Annual Kite Festival on June 1st through the 2nd-2019, at its James Atchison Park. The park is located just north of the township offices at 58000 W Grand River Ave., New Hudson, located approximately 1/2 mile west of Milford Rd. Admission is free, but there is a parking fee of $5.00 per vehicle in support of the park fund. Highlights of the festival include the following!
Professional Kite Flyers, Kids Entertainment, Exotic Pet Show, Concerts, Food Tasting Competition, and Business Displays.
The 2018 festival was extremely popular and proved to be quite a draw for those looking to experience some local family fun. This festival is the most popular well-known event held in Lyon Township, and it just gets bigger and better every year!
To stay current on all of our upcoming events, visit www.LyonsEvents.org.
Midland, MI June 1-2, 2019
For over 50 years, Midland Center for the Arts Summer Art Fair has promoted the celebration of the fine arts and crafts while providing the engagement of the entire community and for it’s second year, will again collaborate with the Midland Downtown Development.
The Summer Art Fair will have over 100 artists booths, fabulous food, live music by local musicians, Resonators, activities for the kids, Museum School faculty demonstrations, a fun fabulous weekend!
Davison, MI June 5-9, 2019
Color Fun Run
Owosso, MI June 6-9, 2019
Held the first full weekend in June, the Curwood Festival honors the late author and conservationist, James Oliver Curwood. Activities include: 5k & 10k walks & runs; raft races; youth fishing tournament; wine & cheese tasting; carnival; 2 entertainment stages; Farmers’ Market; Flea Market; arts & crafts; children’s events; (2) parades; and a variety of food vendors including a pancake breakfast. For info & applications visit our website at www.curwoodfestival.com or call 989-723-2161.
Activities subject to change or cancellation.
Frankenmuth, MI June 6-9, 2019
The Main Tent will be located in Zehnder park, sponsored by Zehnders and Bavarian Inn Lodge and Restaurant, and will host a number of traditional German entertainers and polka bands. The Rock Tent will be located behind Tiffany’s, rocking Friday and Saturday night. The Chamber Platz will feature a beer garden and bands.
For the 2nd year, the Friday Night Street Party is going to fill Main Street with bands, beverages and the Festival Olympics.
Saturday will play host to a number of events happening through town including the
Kindertag Parade and the Kinder (Kids) Area.
Be sure to join us Sunday for the one and only Bavarian Festival Parade.
All of this and more for only $5 general admission, kids 12 and under are free!
Hudsonville, MI June 6-27, 2019
As music fills the warm summer air, you know the Concerts on the Green, Hudsonville’s very own summer concert series, is back. This fun-filled Thursday evening event features family-friendly entertainment and music every Thursday in June.
The concerts will be from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Thursday’s at Veteran’s Park, adjacent to City Hall and will feature live entertainment, dinner options, and kid’s activities.
Looking for other events in the community? Visit www.hudsonvilleevents.com
Contact Lindsey Carlon at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Roseville, MI June 6-9, 2019
There is no better way to celebrate the summer than a great hometown festival. Born from pieces of history, tradition and community pride; RoseFest celebrates everything great about our hometown of Roseville. Making a vibrant and successful introduction in 2014, the Roseville RoseFest has officially bloomed and has now become a summer tradition to celebrate family, friends and community.
Port Huron, MI June 7-9, 2019
Art on the River is a two day art and music festival which features many fine artists, crafters! Hosted by Citizens for a Vibrant Community, Art on River is the second weekend in June in Downtown Port Huron…along the shores of the Black River on Quay Street and surrounding areas.
The Michigan Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be returning to Art on the River this year. They will have the Memorial on display throughout the event. A motorcycle escort will bring the Memorial to Art on the River June 11th around 8 a.m.
Over the weekend there are 16 bands to enjoy near the beverage tent. The beverage tent is hosted by Andy Bakko of Wolverine Market. Andy is the only certified sommelier in the Blue Water Area. There are many fine wines along with several craft beers to sample.
Art in the River is a family friendly event with art workshops, hands on art, music to dance to and food to enjoy.
Center Line, MI June 7-9, 2019
Center Line is celebrating its 83rd Birthday with its Center Line Independence Festival which will include live bands provided by Carey and Paul Group, Carnival rides provided by Skerbeck Family Amusements, Petting Zoo, Ben the Lego Man, beer tent, food trucks, vendors, arts and crafts. Live free concerts, including Blue Spectrum Band, Laughing Madmen, American Ages, and Alan Turner and the Steel Horse Band, throughout the weekend and Macomb County’s best Fireworks display June 8, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. All at Center Line Memorial Park, 25355 Lawrence Ave., Center Line, MI. June 7-9, 2019. Free Parking and shuttle service. CRUISIN’ 53 (a classic car cruise on Van Dyke – M53) Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. “Center Line: Small Town Lifestyle in the Heart of Metro-Detroit”
Mackinac Island, MI June 7-16, 2019
The 10-day celebration is the first and largest summer event on the Island, attracting thousands of visitors. A celebration that blends the Island’s historic varieties of lilacs – many of which were brought here during the Colonial era; distinctive equestrian culture; fine food, drink and accommodations plus a range of other activities, the festival is one of the Island’s biggest attractions.
Festivities include the coronation of the Lilac Festival Queen and Court, Lilac Festival 10K, Grand Hotel History Lecture, horse drawn carriage tours, numerous concerts, sailing tours of the harbor, boat cruises under the Mackinac Bridge, wine tastings, A Taste of Mackinac Culinary Event, Mackinac Island Dog and Pony Show and the festival’s signature event, the Lilac Festival Grand Parade.
Livonia, MI June 7-9, 2019
The Motor City Irish Fest is a family friendly event with twenty Irish Bands, Bagpipers, Irish Dancers, over a dozen Celtic merchandise vendors and artisans, Tea Room, whiskey tasting event, variety of food and drink available, Irish football exhibition, extensive children’s area featuring magician, storyteller, Irish whistle lessons, Irish dance lessons, crafts and contests, bounce houses, face painters, balloon animals and Ring of Steel Stunt Group.
Hart, MI June 7-9, 2019
Welcome to West Michigan, where we take pride in our wonderful agriculture. Oceana County, known as “The Asparagus Capital of the Nation”, is one of the leading areas for asparagus growth in the entire country. We’ve been celebrating asparagus since 1974 and nobody does it better. We are the longest running asparagus festival in the country! The dates for the 2019 festival have been set; come join us! You won’t want to miss our children’s activities, parade, pageant, tasty samples of asparagus dishes, Arts & Crafts fair, asparagus farm tours, the Spear-It 5k, live music and entertainment and the country’s only Asparagus Queen!
Mio, MI June 7-9, 2019
Nor-East’r Fest has loads of shade for its audience and campers! 2 (& even 3 at times) stages with performances, workshops in art, music, & dance, a juried art show & 12 or more guitars and instructional packs given away to kids!!! Most artists demonstrate at the Art Show which features traditional media such as metal, clay, wood, glass etc. The campground is full of musicians making music of their own too & most will invite you to observe or join in. Friday & Saturday bonfire by Tri-town Fire Department.
Jackson, MI June 8, 2019
The Ella Sharp Museum presents the 15th Annual Art, Beer & Wine Festival presented by County National Bank on June 8, 2019 from 1:00 pm until 7:00 pm! The museum plans to host over 40 local wineries / breweries / cider mills / distilleries, 50+ artists, 15 food vendors, and nearly 4,000 guests! Festival goers will enjoy live music and artist booths nestled on the grounds of the Ella Sharp Museum and within the courtyard of the museum’s historic Hillside Farm Lane.
The goal of the Art, Beer & Wine Festival, the museum’s signature event, is to showcase the many talented artists, musicians, wineries, breweries and local businesses available here in Michigan and to connect them with an appreciative audience. All proceeds from the festival (including bottle wine and beer sales) will benefit Museum programming.
Battle Creek, MI June 8, 2019
Grab a spoon and celebrate the most important meal of the day at Battle Creek’s National Cereal Fest! This signature festival highlights Battle Creek’s heritage as the birthplace of the cereal industry and is a tradition that draws people from far and wide. This family-friendly festival also includes a variety of local, regional and national entertainment, exciting children’s activities, inflatables, vendors, demos and much more. Join us for this tasteful tradition made possible through our generous corporate and community donors, and the efforts of over 100 incredible volunteers. At Battle Creek’s National Cereal Fest, there is truly something special for everyone. So dig in and enjoy!
Chelsea, MI June 8-9, 2019
Twenty-five award-winning artists will display and sell original fine art and cards in a variety of media: watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, oil, pastel, gouache, encaustic, and mixed media.
Hours Both Days: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
New Location – Chelsea Community Fairgrounds, 20501 Old US 12, Chelsea, MI 48118
Milford, MI June 8, 2019
We have created a music festival highlighting artists that create original music. Craft Beer Garden & local eats.
Flint, MI June 8-9, 2019
Attracting thousands of visitors each year, this 2-day summer event held on the second weekend in June, is located on the grounds of the Flint Institute of Arts in the heart of the beautiful Flint Cultural Center. Juried to ensure the highest caliber of artists, the event introduces original works from as many as 175 established and emerging artists from Michigan and beyond. Visit artists in various genres including ceramics, glass, painting, jewelry, fiber, metal, mixed media, photography, live music, printmaking, sculpture, and wood
Fine Arts & Fine Crafts – Concessions – Music – Beer tent
Midland, MI June 8-16, 2019
Detroit, MI June 8-9, 2019
Motor City Pride is an annual outdoor festival celebrating the love, lives and diversity of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (GLBT) and allied communities in Michigan. We strive to educate, empower and entertain the broader community on issues facing the GLBT community.
Berkley, MI June 8, 2019
Art, music and food lovers looking to add a little color to their weekend will find a diverse assortment of photographs, garden art, jewelry, pottery, wearables, paintings, gourmet offerings, live music and more on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10-6 at the Berkley Art Bash in beautiful downtown Berkley. The show, which is presented by the Berkley Area Chamber of Commerce, takes place on 12 Mile between Kipling and Buckingham Ave. More than 150 vendors with many of them showcasing Michigan artists will participate. Kids activities include inflatable moon bouncer, creative craft projects and air brush tattoos. Attendees will enjoy free parking and many shops along Twelve Mile and Coolidge will be hosting sidewalk sales & offering up additional entertainment & activities throughout the day. It will definitely be a wonderful time to explore Berkley’s family-friendly, charming downtown district.www.BerkleyArtBash.com
Lupton, MI June 8, 2019
What – 4th Annual Taste of the Cozy Corner
When – June 8th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where – Green Briar Golf Course, 3379 East Sage Lake Road, Lupton – (Hosted by Ernie and Pam McPherson)
Details – Come on out for an Up North casual afternoon of relaxation and fun. Taste, see and discover what the Cozy Corner is all about and the great values our merchants offer. Drawings will be held to win baskets of goodies from the Cozy Corner companies.
Cozy Corner Companies are; Green Briar Golf Course, Lovewell’s Corner Store, Delaney Wood Fired Maple Syrup, Love Wines Winery, Sun Rise Cafe and Cabins, Rose Valley Winery, The Cedar Bar and Grill, The Ogemaw County Fair, The Rusty Red Rose, Valley Mist Vineyards, Warblers Cove Family Campground & RV Resort and Wiltse Property Management Company.
Fee – $5.00 per person donation gets you tastings, goodies and chance to win a basket full of Cozy Corner Fun!
Website – www.ogemawcozycorner
Brooklyn, MI June 9, 2019
NASCAR returns to Michigan International Speedway twice in 2018 and you can be part of the action. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 weekend is June 9th.
Nestled in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan International Speedway is NASCAR’s fastest racetrack. It has been the love of NASCAR racing and the thrill of a great time for race fans and drivers alike for nearly 50 years.
Spring Lake, MI June 10-15, 2019
Events and Activities will include:
Sat & Sun: Pickle Ball Tournament
Mon: Flea Market
Tues: Dog Walk, Winsor McCay Day, Flea Market
Wed: Family Fun Nite
Thurs: Senior Day, Farmer’s Market, Wings on the Water BBQ
Fri: Traveling Youth Baseball Tournament, Car Show & Entertainment Tent
Sat: Traveling Youth Baseball Tournament, Pancake Breakfast, 5K Run, Entertainment Tent, & Fireworks
Hamburg, MI June 12-15, 2019
Livingston County’s finest FREE 4-day festival, the Hamburg Family Fun Fest, is celebrating 14 years June 12 thru June 15, 2019. Featuring the first fireworks shows of the season, laser light shows, classic car show, petting zoo, toddler zone, arts & crafts, Wade Shows Amusement rides, an esteemed national act and much more! Shows and activities are also offered free of charge. Parking is $5, and wristbands for the amusement rides are offered at discounted rates prior to the event. For more information visit www.hamburgfunfest.com, e-mail email@example.com, or call (810) 626-3035.
Canton, MI June 13-15, 2019
Canton’s Annual Liberty Fest, set in picturesque Heritage Park, offers two and half days of family fun. Highlighted by the areas first fireworks display, the Liberty Fest features two stages of live entertainment, carnival and midway, classic car show and much more!
Charlotte, MI June 13-16, 2019
Father’s Day Weekend
Come celebrate the community of Charlotte with a variety of fun, family events held downtown. Family activities on the courthouse lawn and much more, so stop on by!
Jackson, MI June 13-15, 2019
Musicians from all over the US bring their talent to the Jackson County Airport for this great 3-day music festival.
General Public: $5
Veterans: Free of Charge (Thursday only)
Under 12: Free of Charge
General Public: $10
Under 12: Free
General Public: $10
Under 12: Free
– Food Vendors and Beer Tents on-site
– Bring your own Lawn Chairs, Blankets and Sunscreen
– No Coolers or Pets
– FRIDAY ONLY: The first 100 kids on Friday, June 1st will receive a free harmonica, t-shirt and sunglasses along with a mini harmonica lesson and the opportunity to perform with musicians.
Sebewaing, MI June 13-16, 2019
Fishing tournament, golf tournament, petting zoo, kiddie tractor pull, bingo, laser tag, cart motorcycle show, 5K run, and fireworks.
St. Helen, MI June 13-15, 2019
The first Bluegill Festival in St. Helen took place in 1949. Consisting of archery contests, fishing contests, coon dog field trials, a ball game, banquet, and grand parade followed by the crowing of a Bluegill Queen the event has lived on for over 6 decades.
The festival takes place each year in June. It begins with an opening ceremony and kid’s parade on Thursday evening as vendors set-up for the action packed weekend. The beverage pavilion also opens up for business and the carnival rides are up and running.
Friday and Saturday is full of excitement. In addition to the amusement park rides provided by Schmidt Amusements the festival includes crafter demonstrations, live music and entertainment, vendors, kids games, a medallion hunt, and great food. Saturday wraps up with the Grand Parade and Awards Ceremony.
St. Helen is the place to be in June. There is something for everyone and tons of fun for you at Exit 222.
Marysville, MI June 13-16, 2019
Join the City of Marysville in their summer tradition! It’s a weekend of family fun with a parade, carnival, fireworks, corn hole tournament, vendor show & more!
Three Rivers, MI June 13-15, 2019
The Three Rivers Water Festival is a three-day, free community festival in mid-June with a wide variety of activities for people of all ages. These include an ox roast, classic car, truck & motorcycle show, Strawberry Fest, carnival midway, pancake breakfast, arts & crafts, free kids activities, street parade, food vendors, entertainment & fireworks. The festival, staged in Historic Downtown Three Rivers and adjacent parks, along the river banks, began in 1956 and is sponsored and coordinated by the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce and its’ Volunteer Festival Committee.
Imlay City, MI June 14-15, 2019
The Annual Michigan Busker Festival will be June 14 and 15, 2019. Enjoy acts for all ages on 4 stages, the entertainment will go the whole 2 days. We will have a talent show on Saturday, ages starting at 5 years to 100 years. We still have contests and lots for kids to do. Our beverage tent this year will be much larger. We’ve added wine and craft beers. We will have our parade that will go downtown on Saturday night. We will have “buskers after dark” (fire eating, fire breathing, fire dancing and much more).
Belleville, MI June 14-16, 2019
A city-wide festival held on Father’s Day Weekend. This year’s festival is sure to please everyone with many activities including carnival rides & games, vendors, crafters, children’s area, strawberry treats, a parade, beer tent, car show & swap, plus much more. For details, go to www.nationalstrawberryfest.com or call 313-383-8920.
Pinconning, MI June 14-15, 2019
The CheeseTown Challenge Race & Festival is an event sponsored by the Pinconning & Linwood Area Chamber of Commerce. Most of the events are held in Doc Letchfield Park which is located at 200 N. Mable (M-13) in Pinconning.
The Festival kicks off on Friday 6/14 at 5:00 p.m. with the CheeseTown Dad Contest at the Pinconning Bandshell and free activities for children. The evening ends about 8:00 p.m. Also held on Friday is the famous Mac & Cheese Dinner at the Community Center starting at 5:00 p.m. All of these event are located in Doc Letchfield Park.
Saturday 6/15, things get started with the Cheesy Pararde at 11:00 a.m. The parade ends at Doc Letchfield Park which is when the activities begin. Free live music starts in the afternoon and ends at dark. Activities such as inflatable rides, face painting, bingo, petting zoo, etc. all start about noon. A big part of this event is the CheeseTown Challenge Race which brings in hundreds of participants and their families to the festival. The 2 mile/5 mile race starts at 6:00 p.m. and the finish line for the race is in Doc Letchfield Park. Race awards are presented from the Pinconning Bandshell starting at about 7:30 p.m. The live music starts again after the award presentations. The festival wraps up with the Cheesemendous fireworks which begin at dark on Saturday evening.
There are several non-profit organizations that take advantage of the festival to sponsor events and activities to raise money and highlight their community/organization. Local businesses are very supportive and donate goods, money, and time to help make the festival fun for everyone.
Byron Center, MI June 14-15, 2019
The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival will bring explosions of color to West Michigan. Artists of all ages are invited to this premier event to display their creativity using chalk.
Bring the whole family, walk, view and experience chalk art at your feet. Enjoy the festival, sun, activities for kids and an opportunity to let loose and create! A free event for family.
The Byron Community Wellness Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit is proud to sponsor this event. This is an event you won’t want to miss!
Located at the Tangor Outlets in Byron Center.
Marshall, MI June 15-16, 2019
We have 400 acres of land to create a one of a kind reenactment. The civilian living area to include such things as a post office, a school, a surgeon, dress shop, dressmaker general store and saloon complete with lemonade and big pickles in a crook. The military will be set to Battle at Turkey Run. General Davis as well as President Lincoln We will have a debate with the generals and active conversation throughout the entire weekend.
Gaylord, MI June 15-16, 2019
Once again The Wings Over Northern Michigan Airshow delivers the classics.
Bring your sweetheart out for a night back to the year of home coming. Dance to live music as you’re transported through the peak ages of american aviation. Enjoy themed 1940’s party with liked mined dressed couples of all ages.
Williamston Red Cedar Jubilee
Williamston, MI June 16-23, 2019
Kids parade, Car Show, Grand Parade, Boy Scout Breakfast, Steak and Beverage Tent. Lawn Mower Racers, demo derby, arts & crafts, duck drop.
Events may change without notice.
New Baltimore, MI June 18-23, 2019
Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival: June 19-23, 2019, our 55th Anniversary in downtown New Baltimore, admission is FREE and it’s the world’s one and only FISHFLY FESTIVAL! Carnival midway opens at 3:00PM daily and Noon on Sat./Sun. The Fishfly Festival features daily games for the whole family (i.e.Pie eating, Watermelon eating, Ping pong ball drop.) Live music on stage nightly in the Festival Beverage tent, Daily talent shows on stage in the headquarters tent and much more fun. Wednesday, Miss Bay-Rama Queen’s Pageant; Thursday, FIREWORKS over Lake St. Clair; Saturday, KIDS DAY (NOON – 2PM), Family Cardboard Boat Regatta on Lake St. Clair; Sunday FISHFLY FESTIVAL PARADE DAY, 1 pm (over 85 units). For information visit:www.Bay-Rama.com, email: Bayrama@hotmail.com, or mail: P.O. Box 25, New Baltimore, MI 48047.
Flushing, MI June 19-23, 2019
Cruise back to the “good ole days” and relive the music of a bygone era. Each June Flushing welcomes summer with a five day festival, complete with a fabulous carnival and an outstanding kick-off parade.
Cedar, MI June 21-24, 2019
Cedar Polka Fest
Cedar Polka Tent
Railroad Rd & Sullivan St
Cedar, MI 49621 United States + Google Map
June 21st-24th 2019
The Cedar Polka Fest is an annual festival celebrating the towns rich Polish history. Lasting 4 nights, nearly 10,000 people descend into town to eat drink and dance the nights away. With live Polka music from the best Polka Bands in America, this festival is a real treat for Polka fans. Food vendors offer Beer, Polish Food, Ribs, Hotdogs, Popcorn and so much more. Kids will enjoy games, while adults will indulge in the unique atmosphere that only Polka can create. This is one of very few Polka Festivals left in the United The 38th annual Cedar Polka Fest kicks off on Thursday, June 20th in Cedar under the big tent. The Polka Festival has become a signature event in Leelanau. The Cedar Polka Festival has grown into one of the largest and best events for Polka music and attracts enthusiasts from near and far. The Cedar Polka Fest is an annual festival celebrating the towns rich Polish history. Lasting 4 nights, nearly 10,000 people descend into town to eat drink and dance the nights away. With live Polka music from the best Polka Bands in America, this festival is a real treat for Polka fans. Along with traditional Polish food, food vendors offer Beer, Ribs, Hotdogs, Popcorn and so much more. Kids will enjoy games, while adults will indulge in the unique atmosphere that only Polka can create. This is one of very few Polka Festivals left in the United States. Attendees can expect a weekend of continuous music, dancing, local food and beverage, and Northern Michigan celebration. Dates and times are:
Thursday, June 21 5:00 pm to 11:00 am
Friday, June 22 5:00 pm to 12:00 am
Saturday, June 23 1:00 pm to 12:00 am
Sunday, June 24 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Charlotte, MI June 20-22, 2019
Michigan’s premier bluegrass festival celebrates 47 years of bluegrass tradition! The Charlotte Bluegrass Festival, in Charlotte, Michigan, is delighted to host an annual weekend of music with some of the biggest names in bluegrass. Something for everyone and all of it good! Terrific on-stage entertainment, some of the best parking lot pickin’, and miles of smiles!
Northville, Mi June 21-23, 2019
The Northville Art House shines a spotlight on the imagination, art, talent, and cultural diversity of artists throughout the region when the annual Arts and Acts Festival returns for the 10th consecutive year June 21-23 in beautiful Northville. The Festival includes the 30th annual juried fine art show “Art in the Sun”’ musical entertainment; and Children’s Activities.
Stop by and check out our Facebook Event Page.
Auburn Hills, MI June 21-22, 2019
The annual Auburn Hills Downtown Summerfest features an old fashioned Ice Cream Social, Kansas City BBQ cook-off, “By the River” Classic Car Show, Arts & Craft Fair, Pet Parade, and Color Me Extraordinary 5K Race and Fun/Run Walk. Both days feature live music and entertainment on stage, the popular Kids Corner, games and activities for all ages, special hometown displays, unique items to shop for, downtown merchant specials and plenty of hot food and cold beverages!
Visit www.auburnhills.org for more details.
Dundee, MI June 21 -22, 2019
MAYFLY MUSIC FESTIVAL – 19TH ANNIVERSARY – WOLVERINE PARK – Enjoy a variety of all-day family entertainment starting at 10 am Friday and Saturday including food vendors, children’s entertainment, inflatables, merchant displays, beer tent, heritage market, antiques/crafts, and a firework display at dusk on Saturday.
For more information, please visit our website at www.mayflymusicfestival.com.
Ionia, MI June 21-22, 2019
Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the Wizard of Oz. Celebrity guest appearances, contests, arts, crafts, oz memorabilia, movie, 5K Race, Official Characters and more!
Original movie – tickets only 25 cents.
East Lansing, MI June 21-22, 2019
A free two day Jazz Festival in the heart of downtown East Lansing, featuring 14 hours of the best in local, regional and national talent. The SSJF also features a traditional New Orleans-style Second Line Parade, an avant garde jazz picnic, and fun children’s activities. Presented by the city of East Lansing, Wharton Center for the Performing Arts and the Michigan State University College of Music, with artistic direction by Rodney Whitaker.
Oscoda, MI June 22-23, 2019
This exciting show has been a favorite for over a quarter of a century, and the 2019 show promises to be the best yet! Slated for the last full weekend in June every year, this show gets bigger and better every year, and runs Saturday from 9am – 5pm and Sunday from 10am – 4pm. Over 150 Artisans display and sell their handmade arts, crafts, and hobbies on the shores of beautiful Lake Huron, at Oscoda Beach Park in Downtown Oscoda. This awesome show fills the grassy shaded area at the Beach Park, which is just East of Lake Street, two blocks from US-23. Artists from around the country come to sell a wide variety of handmade crafts and works of art. No kit work or buy and sell items are allowed, making this a juried and true art show. Call (989) 739-7322 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for forms and updated information!
Eligibility: Only handcrafted items and artwork by amateur or professional artists/craftsmen is allowed. No kit work or buy/sell items will be permitted. Three (3) photos of your craft are required with your application. Photos should show raw product, work in progress, and finished product. Also, a copy of invoices for raw materials used is required. Your photos/invoices will be reviewed by the Art Committee who reserves the right of refusal at their discretion. Violators will be asked to leave the show without a refund.
Clio Creative Arts & Crafts Fair
Clio, MI June 22, 2019
The Clio Creative Arts & Crafts Fair is an outdoor event held annually on the 4th Saturday of June from 10 am – 4 pm. Over 60 vendors are set up in the parking lot of the Clio Bowling Arcade on M-57. Jewelry, crochet/knit items, up-cycled furniture & Décor, wood crafts, hand-sewn items and direct sales are just a few of the items available. Concessions are available in the bowling alley.
Delta Township, MI June 22, 2019
Delta Rocks! Family Festival’s goal is to provide affordable fun for the whole family. Admission to the festival is free as are most attractions. Parking is also free. The entire family will enjoy the petting zoo, music, clowns, live animals, super slingshot, business expo, make-it-take-it crafts, inflatables, concessions, treasure chest, games, turtle racers, and much much more. Go to www.deltami.gov/parks for more information.
Ortonville, MI June 22, 2019
Ortonville Movie in the Park 2019 – Brandon Twp Parks and Rec is hosting their 5th annual Movie Night at the park at Brandon Township Community Park in Downtown Ortonville on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Enjoy a free outdoor summer movie in Ortonville in the evening. The fun starts at 6p with a variety of activites.
FREE SUMMER FUN FOR KIDS
OAKLAND COUNTY CARNIVALS
FREE SUMMER MOVIE NIGHTS
FREE SUMMER CONCERTS
METRO DETROIT FIREWORKS
OAKLAND COUNTY WATERPARKS
Enjoy walking trails, playground, music, games on the sledding hill, s’mores, bouncehouses & inflatables, a petting zoo, and more. Concessions will be available for purchase throughout the day and evening. The movie will start at dusk (at around 9p). Be sure to bring your own chairs and blankets!
Ortonville Movie in the Park 2019
Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Dusk – TBA
Brandon Township Community Park
1414 N Hadley Rd
Ortonville, MI 48462
Flint, MI June 22, 2019
Flint Pride is an annual community festival that features live music, entertainment, food, educational information, merchandise booths, pin-up contest, children’s activities, and plenty of fun & dancing. This will be our 9th Pride event as the word spreads about this open and affirming event! Last year we saw over 1,500 individuals compared to 150 in our first year. This year’s celebration will be held on June 22nd from 2-8:00pm in downtown Flint.
Imlay City, MI June 22-23, 2019
Gateway to the Thumb Arts and Antiques Festival brings to the heart of Michigan’s Thumb one of the largest vendor shows ever created in this area. The Imlay City Fairgrounds boasts 5 indoor buildings, along with enormous tent-covered shopping, a car corral hosting classic cars on display and for sale, children’s activities to keep the kiddies occupied, as well as quality vendors from all around Michigan. Among the booths, you will find antiques, collectibles, repurposed items and furniture, local artists and makers of unique goods you won’t find elsewhere. Located right off of I-69 on well-traveled M-53, the show is easy to find, with plenty of free parking on location.
Flint, MI June 22-23, 2019
Sloan Museum Auto Fair is presented by Genisys Credit Union. The show is June 22 & 23, 2019. New This Year – the show has a new home! The 2019 show will be at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad.
Vehicle Registration Gates open at 7 am both days.
Visitor/Public Gates are open on Saturday 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday 9 am to 3 pm.
Treasures Swap & Craft Show gate will be open Saturday and Sunday at 9 am
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Sturgis, MI June 22-29, 2019
There will be different events everyday. Please visit our website closer to the event for details. www.sturgisfestmi.com.
Greenville, MI June 23-29, 2019
The Montcalm County 4-H Fair will be June 23rd – June 29th, 2019,
Events offered include 4-H livestock, small animals and still exhibits on display. A carnival by Maple leaf Amusements is open. Grandstand events will include an antique tractor pull, figure 8 demolition derby, rodeo and a demolition derby.
Camping is available in the off-season and during Greenville’s Danish Festival, the third weekend in August.
For more information call the fair office at (616) 754-7884 or visit our website atwww.montcalmcountyfairgrounds.com
Detroit, MI June 24, 2019
The countdown has begun for the Ford Fireworks. Celebrating 61 years, this year’s magnificent display will take place on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 9:55 p.m. ET, transforming Detroit’s skyline into one of the nation’s most spectacular displays of pyrotechnic wonder.
Produced by The Parade Company, the Ford Fireworks is also hailed as one of the largest tributes to America’s independence and the kick-off to summer in Detroit, drawing hundreds of thousands of people for a night of stunning riverfront views and family excitement.
In its role as the show’s producer, The Parade Company curates the musical arrangement and works exclusively with Zambelli Fireworks to stage more than 10,000 pyrotechnic effects visible for miles along the Detroit River. The 2019 display will be choreographed again by world-renowned Patrick Brault, whose experience designing pyrotechnic displays includes past Olympic celebrations.
The Ford Fireworks Rooftop Party will once again provide the best views. The event, sponsored by Ford Motor Company since 2013, is also one of The Parade Company’s largest and most popular annual fundraisers. Viewing areas are also located in various locations along the Detroit River and Belle Isle. To learn more, visitwww.theparade.org or call 313-923-7400. All proceeds benefit the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation.
Livonia, MI June 25-30, 2019
Livonia, a complete, community, is Michigan’s finest city to live, learn, work, and play. Visit www.livoniaspree.com, which showcases the Livonia neighborhoods, parks, schools, businesses, and recreation center. Livonia has much to celebrate at Ford Field for its annual birthday as a city, with a national carnival, good food served by local service groups, fun in a family setting and then with fireworks on Sunday night. Visit for the weekend, and you may stay a lifetime.
East Jordan, MI June 26-30, 2019
Come celebrate Freedom with the whole family! The East Jordan Freedom Festival has something for everyone. Enjoy free performances in Memorial Park, games, events and contests for kids of all ages. A Youth Parade and Grand Parade with all the music and floats you could want. A Friday Night Block Party, Lip Sync Contest and more. The party ends with a fabulous fireworks display over the beautiful South Arm of Lake Charlevoix.
Rothbury, MI June 27-30, 2019
Each summer, just as anticipation for Electric Forest reaches fever pitch, tens of thousands of fans – traveling from all parts of the country and world – gather at the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan for the music & camping adventure of a lifetime. Entering its seventh year, Electric Forest is known for bringing together passionate fans whose shared community spirit makes the festival a truly unique experience. Experience the natural beauty of the venue, carefully crafted art pieces, colorful interactive characters and storylines, creatively themed environments, and eclectic performing artists and musicians. With its astonishing and unparalleled integration of music, art, and community, Electric Forest delivers “The ultimate festival experience.” Electric Forest is produced by Madison House Presents and Insomniac.
Irons, MI June 27-30, 2019
The Flea Roast Ox Market Festival, is one of the oldest and best festivals in the state, filled with family entertainment for all big or small. Home of the famous Flea Burger! The 4-day event takes place at Skinner Park in Irons the last full weekend in June (Thursday-Sunday) and includes a Parade, Flea Market, Horse Pulls, Midway, Car Show, Softball, Corn Hole and Horseshoe Tournaments, Fantastic Fireworks Show and four days of Live Music!
Cheboygan, MI June 27-30, 2019
Join other surf ski, SUP, sea kayak enthusiasts for the annual 13.5 mile Cheboygan Waterways Open Water Challenge. This unique course will start with the majestic Mackinac Bridge and Mackinac Island as a backdrop and proceed downwind to the mouth of the Cheboygan River to the finish under Cheboygan’s pedestrian bridge.
Saginaw, MI June 27, 2019
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.
June 27, 2019 – Craft Beer
St. ignace, MI June 27-29, 2019
1,000 collector vehicles, swap meet, parade, cruise night, showcasing the best in muscle cars, customs, hot rods, and classics!
Corporate Displays and feature vehicles!
Bay City, MI June 27-30, 2019
Come to Michigan’s largest Polish Festival; enjoy Road Race Night on Thursday 6 pm-12:30 am, Kids’ Day on Saturday Noon-12:30 am, and Sunday participate in the Outdoor Heritage Mass at 11 am, followed by a BBQ chicken dinner. Homemade Polish and American food, major carnival rides, all day ride bands will be available each day, games for all ages, a large beer tent, dance floor and the best in live polka music. Entertainment tent is $5 per day.
Howell, MI June 28 - August 23, 2019
Free family concerts every Friday evening at our outdoor amphitheater on the lawn of our beautiful historic courthouse.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI June 28-30, 2019
Engineers Day festivities are held from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The Soo Locks gates are open to allow visitors to explore on their own self- guided tours across the Locks and into historically important structures (Davis Building and the Administration Building) used solely for the work of one of the world’s busiest lock systems. Tour the Cloverland Electric Cooperative Hydroelectric Plant from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., shop and play the Arts, Crafts, and Family Fun Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and visit the U.S. Coast Guard Station Open House.
Howell, MI June 28-30, 2019
Join us for the state championship of hot air ballooning, June 28-30 in Howell. It’s a weekend full of high-flying fun for the whole family. Enjoy thrilling skydiving jumps, music, carnival, family entertainment and more. Don’t miss the fabulous balloon glow on Saturday evening and the MediLodge Fireworks on Friday night. For more, visit michiganchallenge.com
Trenton, MI June 28-30, 2019
Join over 100,000 visitors, over 150 artists and craftsmen, for our 44th year on West Jefferson in the Riverfront Business District. Visit the children’s playmarket.
Thursday night will be the Nibble a Little Stroll & Roll Event Preview at 6 PM, this event is ticketed – tickets are $20.
Grand Haven, MI June 29-30, 2019
The Grand Haven Art Festival is held the last full weekend in June and transforms Washington Avenue into a chic, outdoor art gallery. The goal of the Grand Haven Art Festival is to provide the communities and visitors with a unique opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind art, directly from the artist; while upholding the community valued tradition of the Grand Haven Art Festival. Join us for this family friendly event including amazing art, kids activities, local musicians and food vendors!
Bay City, MI June 29, 2019
Great Lakes Bay Pride Festival
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Wenonah Park – Bay City
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Great Lakes Bay Pride Festival is a family-friendly event that brings together art, retail, food, and resource vendors from around the Great Lakes Bay Region in celebration and recognition of our diverse community. Perceptions and the Great Lakes Bay Pride Festival are well recognized for their commitment and dedication to fostering an inclusive and supportive community that inspires engagement, equality, and respect for all.
Don’t miss the After Party Drag Show at the Dow Event Center in Saginaw in the evening! The after party drag show is open to adults 18+.
Sault Ste. Marie June 29, 2019
Lace up your sneakers and bring your camera for a scenic 2.8-mile walk from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario across the International Bridge! The walk is free but you will need $5.00 per person for the return bus ride back. Passport or enhanced driver’s license required for adults; children 15 and younger only need a birth certificate.
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 Festival’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.
St. Clair, MI June 29-30, 2019
Annual St. Clair Art Fair located along the beautiful Blue Waters of the St. Clair River in downtown St. Clair’s Palmer Park and Riverview Plaza. The 2019 fair is the 48th annual, making it one of the oldest on the east side of Michigan. Over 120 artists display their work with musical performers. For information call the St. Clair Art Association – 810-329-9576, email – email@example.com, web – www.stclairart.org.
Munising, MI June 30, 2019
The 46th Annual Pictured Rocks Road Race will be held Sunday June 30, 2019 in the picturesque town of Munising, Michigan, the gateway to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The race features a 1/2 marathon and 10k route that travel along a combination of paved roads and two-track trails. The race starts and ends in the heart of Munising at Bay Shore Park on the southern shores of Lake Superior. From the start you head west out of town on the road towards Tourist Park Campground, at which point you head south onto a two-track road that brings you up onto the hill that overlooks the west side of town. The 10k route cuts back down the hill towards town and Bay Shore Park while the 1/2 marathon continues atop the hill weaving through the surrounding forest until returning back to town down St. Martin’s Hill. The 1/2 Marathon course continues across town to Cemetery Hill and tours through the east end of Munising until returning to Bay Shore Park.