Fairs & Festivals

4th Annual BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan – Saint Joseph

Date(s): 05/21/16

From: St. Joseph Today

Phone: (269) 985-1111

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

4th Annual BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass: A Taste of Michigan. Celebrate spring and get ready for summer! Enjoy live music, craft beer, regional wines, and local BBQ! This event will be located in Whirlpool Centennial Park, just below the…

America On Tap – Kalamazoo

Date(s): 05/21/16

From: Discover Kalamazoo

Phone: (269) 978-2167

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

America on Tap is coming back to Kalamazoo on Saturday, May 21st from 3pm to 6pm (VIP beginning at 2pm) at Homer Stryker Field Home of the Kalamazoo Growlers! Sample over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries. Plus,…

Family Fishing Fair – Portage

Date(s): 05/21/16

From: City of Portage

Phone: (269) 329-4522

Type: Fairs & Festivals, Fishing

Bring the entire family to celebrate the onset of summer on this exciting day at the shoreline! Families of all ages and abilities can experience the joys and benefits associated with fishing, boating and aquatic conservation. This…

Summer Kick Off 2016 – St. Helen

Date(s): 05/21/16

From: St. Helen

Phone: (989) 389-7455

Type: Fairs & Festivals

There will be an ORV parade down M-76 beginning at 10am, pork sandwich lunches will be sold/served beginning at 11am, BBQ Rib Cookoff will be judged at noon (see www.sainthelenchamber.net for rules & registration). There will be a bake…
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Empire Asparagus Festival – Empire

Date(s): 05/20/16 – 05/21/16

From: Traverse City Tourism

Phone: (231) 331-3077

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Celebrate spring’s arrival with one of the first seasonal vegetables at the annual Empire Asparagus Festival. The Village of Empire puts on a festival devoted to all things asparagus. Sample local fare along with Traverse City area…
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Peshawbestown Traditional Pow Wow – Peshawbestown

Date(s): 05/20/16 – 05/21/16

From: Traverse City Tourism

Phone: (231) 947-1120

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Held by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, this annual pow wow is one of the region’s finest displays of cultural heritage. It features native dancers, artists, singers, and artisans on the Peshawbestown pow wow…

World Expo of Beer – Frankenmuth

Date(s): 05/20/16 – 05/21/16

From: Heritage Park – Frankenmuth

Phone: (888) 805-1504

Type: Fairs & Festivals

This is Michigan’s largest beer sampling event, with nearly 300 different beers available from around the world. $10 admission includes a free collector beer sampling mug (must be 21 and older). Events runs Friday May 20th from…

East Lansing Art Festival & Michigan State University Spring Arts & Crafts Show – East Lansing

Date(s): 05/21/16 – 05/22/16

From: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (517) 319-6804

Type: Antiques, Crafts & Collectibles, Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Each spring, the East Lansing Art Festival celebrates fine art and craft throughout its downtown. Over 200 juried artists from the U.S. and Canada exhibit and sell their work. Free performances, hands-ons arts activities for all ages…

St. Stephen’s Spring Polish Festival – New Boston

Date(s): 05/20/16 – 05/22/16

From: Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (734) 753-5268

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Join parishioners as they celebrate their Polish heritage! Bands all weekend long! Friday-Common Ground & Phoenix Theory; Saturday-The Highballs & Wingman; Sunday-New Generation & Phoenix Theory. Dancing, dinners, bingo, craft show,…

Flint Restaurant Week – Flint

Date(s): 05/17/16 – 05/21/16

From: Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau

Phone: (810) 600-1404

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Flint is quickly becoming a destination for food lovers! Flint Restaurant Week is the perfect time to explore new restaurants or revisit your favorites. Pick up your passport for free at any participating restaurant, and learn more…
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Petoskey Restaurant Week – Petoskey

Date(s): 05/20/16 – 05/27/16

From: Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (231) 347-4150

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Exhibits & Shows, Fairs & Festivals

Enjoy your favorite restaurants and discover new ones at an affordable price. The best restaurants of Petoskey and Bay Harbor have joined forces for this special culinary event!Here’s how it works: Three course menus for $25 for dinner…

Fruitport Old Fashioned Days – Fruitport

Date(s): 05/25/16 – 05/30/16

From: Muskegon County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Phone: (231) 865-6220

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Enjoy good old fashioned family fun at Fruitport Old Fashioned Days, May 25-30! This annual event features fireworks, a Carnival, Community Picnic, Parade, Lions Ox Roast, 5K Run, Community Marketplace and Garage Sale, live Band Shell…

Balloons Over Bavarian Inn – Frankenmuth

Date(s): 05/27/16 – 05/29/16

From: Frankenmuth River Place Shops

Phone: (800) 600-0105

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Exhibits & Shows, Fairs & Festivals

Free Family Event! Enjoy viewing morning and evening flights over downtown Frankenmuth. An awesome “Balloon Glow” event is featured each night at The River Place Shops Field! Visit with dozens of professional hot air balloon pilots and…
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Petoskey Stone Festival – Eastport

Date(s): 05/28/16

From: Traverse City Tourism

Phone: (231) 533-8818

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Celebrate Michigan’s state stone with a day full of fun activities at Barnes Park near Eastport.

Art & Wine Festival – Berrien Springs

Date(s): 05/28/16 – 05/29/16

From: Lemon Creek Winery and Fruit Farm

Phone: (269) 471-1321

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The Memorial Day Weekend Art & Wine Festival is a two-day celebration of regional art, music and wine. This event is open to the public free of charge at Lemon Creek Winery’s Berrien Spring’s location from 12:00pm-6:00pm.

Lady’s Slipper Festival – Port Austin

Date(s): 05/28/16 – 05/29/16

From: Huron County Nature Center – Port Austin

Phone: (810) 987-8687

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Lady’s Slippers will be in full bloom. Walk the trails to find the rare Pink Lady’s Slipper Orchid and then enjoy food, music, and local arts vendors in the park.
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Lowell Memorial Day Parade – Lowell

Date(s): 05/30/16

From: Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (616) 897-9161

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals, Holiday

We invite you to join us as we honor the men and women of our armed forces who have protected our shores and kept us free. The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. and travels along Historic Main Street, turning north on Monroe St., ending at…
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Jackson Blues Festival 2016 – Jackson

Date(s): 06/02/16 – 06/04/16

From:

Phone: (517) 962-5939

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The premier Blues Festival in the area. 3 days of amazing Blues entertainers from all over the US. On June 3rd the first 100 kids will receive a free t-shirt, sunglasses and harmonica, as well as a mini workshop on how to play the…
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Milan Community Fair – Milan

Date(s): 06/02/16 – 06/04/16

From: Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (734) 439-7123

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The parade is at 6 p.m. on June 2 – and the fair will feature vendors, markets, galleries and more.

Kirtland’s Warbler Home Opener – Roscommon

Date(s): 06/03/16

From: Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center

Phone: (989) 448-2293

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Join the Kirtland’s Warbler Alliance and Huron Pines for an evening celebration of North America’s rarest songbird – the Kirtland’s Warbler! This social evening – the official kickoff to the Kirtland’s Warbler Festival – will be held at…
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Summer Open House – Petoskey

Date(s): 06/03/16

From: Downtown Petoskey

Phone: (231) 348-0388

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Join Downtown Petoskey on Friday, June 3 in celebrating the beginning of the summer season! Pennsylvania Park will come alive with the sounds of the Petoskey Steel Drum Band, and Downtown will be bustling with activity as the…

Niles Family Fun Fair and Bluegrass / Americana Music Festival – Niles

Date(s): 06/02/16 – 06/05/16

From: Riverfront Park – Niles

Phone: (269) 479-8795

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The Niles Riverfront Optimist Club will be Hosting the 14th Annual Event June 2 – June 5, 2016. Carnival Rides & Games, National Touring Bluegrass / Americana Music Groups, Family Entertainment Stage, Quality Arts & Crafts (NO…
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Krusin’ Klassics Fun Run 31 – Escanaba

Date(s): 06/03/16 – 06/04/16

From: Bays De Noc CVB

Phone: (906) 786-3638

Type: Fairs & Festivals, Sporting events

Krusin’ Klassics 31st Annual Car Show, Fun Run-The Roaring 70’s will be held June 03 and June 04, 2016 in Escanaba, MI. Registration begins on Friday at U.P. State Fair grounds. Rib Fest is held downtown Escanaba, MI. Then at 7:00 p.m….

Riverbank Traditional Pow Wow – Lansing

Date(s): 06/03/16 – 06/05/16

From: Adado Riverfront Park & River Trail System

Phone: (517) 721-1502

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Exhibits & Shows, Fairs & Festivals

Experience the Woodland Indian cultures of Michigan with programs that highlight dancing, drumming, singing, arts and crafts, food and more

African American Downtown Festival – Ann Arbor

Date(s): 06/04/16

From: Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (734) 761-1717

Type: Fairs & Festivals

21st Annual African American Downtown Festival. Main Stage and Registration Station is located at the corner of E. Ann & N. 4th Ave.
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Art, Beer and Wine Festival – Jackson

Date(s): 06/04/16

From: Ella Sharp Museum

Phone: (517) 787-2320

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

The museum plans to host over 30 local wineries and breweries, 40+ artists, and nearly 2,500 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…

Blue Water Sturgeon Festival – Port Huron

Date(s): 06/04/16

From: Great Lakes Maritime Center

Phone: (810) 987-5306

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

The Sturgeon Festival offers close encounters with lake sturgeon, the “Gentle Giants of the Great Lakes”. The festival features Huron Lady Sturgeon Cruises and indoor and outdoor displays with hands-on activities along the shores of the…
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Breeze on the Bay Kite Festival – East Tawas

Date(s): 06/04/16

From: Tawas Bay Tourist and Convention Bureau

Phone: (989) 362-8643

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Bring your kite! Learn from the pros. Kites aren’t just for kids anymore. Experience the excitement and artistry of modern kite flying. The one-day event, sanctioned by the American Kite Fliers Association, will feature single-string…

Charlevoix Craft Beer Fest – Charlevoix

Date(s): 06/04/16

From: Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (231) 547-2101

Type: Fairs & Festivals

This festival will feature craft beer breweries from all over Michigan in Downtown Charlevoix for the first weekend in June. It will start Friday evening at all the local restaurants and bars hosting welcome receptions for specific…

Clinton Summerfest & Antique Tractor Show – Clinton

Date(s): 06/04/16

From: Clinton County Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (517) 456-7777

Type: Exhibits & Shows, Fairs & Festivals

This a free community event open to the public. We offer entertainment all day from 9 AM – 4 PM, scheduled kiddie tractor pulls with trophies awarded, lawn games, bouncy house, wagon rides, tractor viewing all day and a tractor parade…

Clinton Summerfest and Antique Tractor Show – Clinton

Date(s): 06/04/16

From:

Phone: (517) 423-6371

Type: Exhibits & Shows, Fairs & Festivals

7th annual Clinton Summerfest and Antique Tractor Show. June 4th 2016 9AM to 4PM. This show is a one day event held at Tate Park in Clinton. Live entertainment, lots of crafters, children’s games with prizes, kiddie tractor pull, food,…
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Kingsley Adams Fly Festival – Kingsley

Date(s): 06/04/16

From: Traverse City Tourism

Phone: (231) 263-5484

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The Kingsley Adams Fly Festival 2016, will be Saturday, June 4th, from 12pm – 6pm., at the Kingsley Branch of the Traverse Area District Library, 213 S. Brownson, Kingsley, MI. On display: an original Adams Fly, Au Sable River boats,…

Kirtland’s Warbler Festival – Roscommon

Date(s): 06/04/16

From: Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center

Phone: (989) 448-2293

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

This family friendly event will provide all day, family fun right in the heart of Downtown Roscommon! Join friends and neighbors in celebrating the unique outdoor experiences and strong conservation heritage of Northeast Michigan….
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Lake Bluff Craft Fair – Saint Joseph

Date(s): 06/04/16

From: St. Joseph Today

Phone: (269) 985-1111

Type: Antiques, Crafts & Collectibles, Fairs & Festivals

Don’t miss this annual craft fair in Lake Bluff Park. Enjoy gorgeous lake views while shopping. Find all kinds of unique hand-crafted, homemade goods such as home decor, furniture, jewelry, candles and clothing. This event is RAIN OR SHINE!

Ryan Bellows Bluegrass Bazaar – Burton

Date(s): 06/04/16

From: Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau

Phone: (810) 399-6722

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Third Annual Ryan Bellows Bluegrass Bazaar is being held again at Kearsley Park, in Flint Michigan on June 4, 2016 from 11 a.m to 9 p.m. A free to the public, community focused, American Roots celebration, that is dedicated to providing…

Civil War Encampment – Lexington

Date(s): 06/04/16 – 06/05/16

From: Blue Water Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

Phone: (810) 359-7434

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Exhibits & Shows, Fairs & Festivals

Watch soldiers of the Union and the Confederacy camp and re-enact battle in the streets of Lexington for the weekend. Come out to the Union Camp on bluff overlooking Lake Huron at Simon and Dallas. The Confederate camp is located…

Gypsy Goddess Summer Festival – Chesaning

Date(s): 06/04/16 – 06/05/16

From: Saginaw County Fairgrounds

Phone: (989) 964-1436

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

2nd annual Gypsy Goddess Summer Festival!  June 4th 11-6pm and 5th 12-5pm at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds in Chesaning, Michigan. $10.00 admission or get a 2 day pass for $15! PLEASE NOTE***No admission discounts for children. $10 per…

Michigan Antique Festival: Midland – Midland

Date(s): 06/04/16 – 06/05/16

From: Midland County Fairgrounds

Phone: (989) 687-9001

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Michigan largest antique & vintage markets return to the Midland County Fairgrounds celebrating 48 years! Nearly 1000 dealers will pack the fairgrounds with antiques & vintage treasures from around the world. Vintage Jewelry, Shabby…

Peacefest Art & Music Festival – Waterford

Date(s): 06/04/16 – 06/05/16

From: Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (248) 330-9588

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Peacefest Art and Music Festival. Join over 100 Artist and 12 Local Bands for a FREE weekend. Located at L. A. Café, 5815 Dixie Highway, Waterford MI 48329. This years featured Artists is Mark Arminski Famous Detroit Artist.
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Jackson County Rose Festival Parade & Picnic in the Park – Jackson

Date(s): 06/05/16

From: Ella W. Sharp Park

Phone: (517) 764-4440

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The 58th Annual Jackson County Rose Parade is one of the largest parades in Michigan with over 100 entries. The parade route starts at the corner of South Jackson Street and Greenwood Street and ends at the Middle School at Parkside….

67th Annual Mackinac Island Lilac Festival – Mackinac Island

Date(s): 06/03/16 – 06/12/16

From: Mackinac Island Tourism

Phone: (906) 847-3783

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

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, distinctive equestrian culture; fine food, drink and…
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Cinetopia Film Festival – Ann Arbor

Date(s): 06/03/16 – 06/12/16

From: Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (734) 668-8397

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The Cinetopia International Film Festival features the best feature-length dramas, comedies, and documentaries from the world’s best film festivals, including Sundance, Cannes, Venice, and Toronto.
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Lake Odessa Girls’ Night Out – Lake Odessa

Date(s): 06/09/16

From: Lakewood Area Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (616) 374-0766

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

The eighth annual Girls’ Night Out Event hosted by the Lakewood Area Chamber of Commerce will be held on Thursday, June 9 from 4:00-8:00pm in downtown Lake Odessa. Over 60 local businesses participate to offer fashion shows, shopping,…
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2016 Flushing Summer Parade & Festival – Flushing

Date(s): 06/08/16 – 06/12/16

From: Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (810) 659-4141

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Presented by Flushing Valley Country Club & Golf. A fun time for all! Join us at 7 pm on Wednesday June 8th for the parade that kicks off this annual summer festival. This will be followed by 4 more days of carnival food, fun, rides,…
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Mayor’s Green Fair – Ann Arbor

Date(s): 06/10/16

From: Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (734) 794-6161

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The City of Ann Arbor mayor’s office is hosting the 16th annual Mayor’s Green Fair on Main Street Friday, June 10, 69 p.m. to celebrate our community’s environmental leadership as exhibited by citizens, nonprofits, government and…

Bridge Fest – Bridgeport

Date(s): 06/09/16 – 06/12/16

From: Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB

Phone: (989) 272-5561

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Free Parking & Free Admission to festival grounds.T.J. Schmidt & Company Midway; Fireworks; Vintage Market; Parade; Petting Zoo; 5K Glow Fun Run/Walk; Fire Department Auxiliary Fundraiser Bare Bones BBQ Dinner; Haunted Elementary;…

Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival – Frankenmuth

Date(s): 06/09/16 – 06/12/16

From: Heritage Park – Frankenmuth

Phone: (877) 879-8919

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Michigan’s largest celebration of Bavarian Heritage is the Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival.Visitors to the Bavarian Festival are invited to celebrate German heritage through Bavarian music played by authentically dressed German bands,…

Cereal Festival & World’s Longest Breakfast Table – Battle Creek

Date(s): 06/10/16 – 06/11/16

From: Battle Creek/Calhoun County Visitors Bureau

Phone: (800) 397-2240

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Celebrate Battle Creek’s rich cereal history with the World’s Longest Breakfast Table! There will be an all-you-can-eat cereal, booths, and games.

Grand American Fish Rodeo – Lansing

Date(s): 06/10/16 – 06/11/16

From: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (517) 371-4600

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals, Fishing

The festival offers an entertaining mix of events – on the river (fishing competition by U.S. Fish & Wildlife, with major prizes), on stage (great music and dance), in the nature education tent, plus exciting activities for kids and…

Gizzard Fest – Potterville

Date(s): 06/10/16 – 06/12/16

From: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (517) 927-7912

Type: Fairs & Festivals

With a name like that you can count on in definitely being fun. This annual festival/carnival is world renowned and includes a classic car show, 3 on 3 basketball, arts and crafts, carnival, fireworks and more!
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Ya’ssoo Greek Festival – Ann Arbor

Date(s): 06/10/16 – 06/12/16

From: Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (734) 332-8200

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Join us for our 10th Anniversary! We’ll have raffles and prizes – including a trip for two to Greece.

Celebrate Meridian – Okemos

Date(s): 06/11/16

From: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (517) 853-4600

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Run, walk, bike or drive Get there any way you can as you will not want to miss this kick-off to summer celebration! Meridian Downtown Development Authority invites you to attend the 2016 “Celebrate Meridian” event!Location: Downtown…

Free Sailing Day – Bay City

Date(s): 06/11/16

From: Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB

Phone: (989) 922-7245

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Enjoy a FREE sailboat ride on the river during the Bay City Riverside Art Festival – Saturday June 11 from 1-4 PM. Come to our docks at the end of 5th St in Wenonah Park and learn more about the sailing association, membership benefits,…

Lake Trout Festival Tour da L’Anse – L’Anse

Date(s): 06/11/16

From: Baraga County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (906) 524-2200

Type: Fairs & Festivals, Sporting events

The scenic course consists of fairly flat terrain and runs along the beautiful Lake Superior Shoreline. The road is paved with a thin dirt shoulder. The road is not closed to traffic. Participants are requested to run/walk/bike along…

Leland Wine and Food Festival – Leland

Date(s): 06/11/16

From: Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau

Phone: (231) 256-0079

Type: Fairs & Festivals

31st Annual Leland Wine & Food Festival will be Saturday, June 11th, 2016. The Leland event is the original Michigan wine fest. Featured are 15 Michigan wineries and 11 food booths, with music by the Ben Daniels Band and Ssierra…
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Michigan’s Other Great Lakes Family Fishing Fest – Houghton Lake

Date(s): 06/11/16

From: Houghton Lake Area Tourism and Convention Bureau

Phone: (989) 422-2002

Type: Fairs & Festivals, Fishing

Take your family fishing June 11 on any lake, river or stream in ROSCOMMON COUNTY. No Recreation Passport required. Free fishing and giveaways at Lyon Township Park, Higgins Lake; DNR South Boat Access at Houghton Lake; Richfield Twp…
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9th Annual Marion Township Heritage Days – Howell

Date(s): 06/11/16 – 06/12/16

From: Marion Township Hall

Phone: (517) 546-1588

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Come celebrate the rich agricultural heritage of our community during this FREE weekend long event! There will be plenty of demonstrations, displays, children’s activities, food and vendors for everyone to enjoy. We will also be…

Pictured Rocks Days and Yooper Ride Free Days – Munising

Date(s): 06/11/16 – 06/12/16

From: Alger County Chamber of Commerce (GMBPCD)

Phone: (906) 387-2138

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals, State Park Related

Mark your calendar for Pictured Rocks Days and Yoopers Ride Free, Saturday and Sunday, June 11 & 12 at Bayshore Park in Munising. The festival, held by the Alger Co. Chamber of Commerce, will have vendors of all types, food, free music,…
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Colantha Walker Dairy Festival – Traverse City

Date(s): 06/12/16

From: Traverse City Tourism

Phone: (231) 941-1900

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Celebrate Colantha Walker the most famous cow from the Historical Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Join the fun at this free family festival. Kids’ activities, food and a grilled cheese grill-off are all part of the festivities.
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ESAS East Side Art Exhibition and Art Fair – St. Clair Shore

Date(s): 06/01/16 – 06/30/16

From:

Phone: (586) 285-8880

Type: Exhibits & Shows, Fairs & Festivals

ESAS stands for the East Side Art Show. ESAS, a unique event hosted throughout the month of June, is a juried Fine Arts Exhibition which includes a 2-day Art Fair (2nd Annual Art Fair, June 11-12, 2016). The Art Exhibition of ESAS is…

Family Fit Festival – Kalamazoo

Date(s): 06/16/16

From: Discover Kalamazoo

Phone: (269) 337-8191

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Family fun, healthy food and resources, youth events, and other great summer activities! All this and more at the 2nd Annual Family Fit Festival! 4:00pm-7:00pm

Thursday Street Fest “Classic Cruise” – Sparta

Date(s): 06/16/16

From: Sparta Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (616) 887-2454

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Main street becomes an entertainment venue with musicians on the street. Merchants and retailers stay open late with a street fair atmosphere that includes artists and artisans selling their works on the sidewalks. Restaurants cater to…
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Ann Arbor Book Festival – Ann Arbor

Date(s): 06/16/16 – 06/18/16

From: Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (734) 995-7281

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The Ann Arbor Book Festival’s mission is to promote reading, heighten awareness of literacy challenges, and showcase the rich culture of the written word in Michigan and beyond. Each year a diverse group of community leaders committed…

Kalamazoo Island Festival – Kalamazoo

Date(s): 06/16/16 – 06/18/16

From: Discover Kalamazoo

Phone: (269) 217-0022

Type: Fairs & Festivals

We are excited to announce that the 21st annual Kalamazoo Island Festival will be taking place June 16th, 17th and 18th. The Island Festival is one of the largest Reggae festivals in the nation bringing over 20,000 people to Kalamazoo…

Lansing Juneteenth Celebration & African American Parade – Lansing

Date(s): 06/16/16 – 06/18/16

From: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (517) 394-6900

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Commemorating the end of slavery in the United States by celebrating the joys of liberty, educating the community about our heritage and promoting positive cultural interaction. This three day event includes music, dance, entertainment,…

25th Annual Harborfest – South Haven

Date(s): 06/16/16 – 06/19/16

From: South Haven/Van Buren County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (269) 767-4225

Type: Fairs & Festivals

South Haven Harborfest is an annual event that celebrates the regions unique maritime history. The 25th annual Harborfest kicks off June 16, 2016 and runs through June 19, 2016. Harborfest is a Community organized and sponsored event…

Yankee Doodle Days – Grand Ledge

Date(s): 06/16/16 – 06/19/16

From: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (517) 627-2382

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

The premier summer-fun festival! Live music, parade, kids day, fireworks, entertainment tent and more!

East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival – East Lansing

Date(s): 06/17/16 – 06/18/16

From: East Lansing – Downtown

Phone: (517) 319-6980

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Celebrating 20 years of the best in local, regional, and national talent, this free two day jazz festival in the heart of downtown East Lansing, features a New Orleans style Second Line Parade, an avant garde jazz picnic and children’s…

Wizard of Oz Festival – Ionia

Date(s): 06/17/16 – 06/18/16

From: West Michigan Tourist Association

Phone: (616) 527-1420

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Join us in Ionia June 17&18 for the Wizard of Oz Festival. Shop for arts, crafts, vintage treasures, and souvenirs. Contests and special children’s activities held each day. The movie that started it all will be shown at the Ionia…
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Bay Harbor In-Water Boat Show – Bay Harbor

Date(s): 06/17/16 – 06/19/16

From: Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau

Phone: (231) 439-2544

Type: Exhibits & Shows, Fairs & Festivals

What a way to kick off the boating season! Join the fun at the 14th annual In-Water Boat Show over Father’s Day weekend, June 17th 19th. The show will feature the finest in watercraft from pleasure boats to mega-yachts and everything in…

Bridgefest – Houghton

Date(s): 06/17/16 – 06/19/16

From: Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (906) 482-5240

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Bridgefest is held on the Houghton Waterfront. Come and sample your favorite seafood, listen to live music, browse the local shops and enjoy an amazing fireworks display over the Portage Canal.


Devils Lake Festival of the Arts – Manitou Beach

Date(s): 06/18/16

From:

Phone: (517) 263-7747

Type: Antiques, Crafts & Collectibles, Fairs & Festivals

The Devils Lake Festival of the Arts is a community celebration of art (including 40 Artist Booths), music, dance and local cuisine. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, so bring your friends and family and join in the festivities.


Greatest Midwest Town Party – Traverse City

Date(s): 06/18/16

From: Traverse City Tourism

Phone: (231) 995-3905

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Midwest Living Magazine is throwing Traverse City a party to celebrate the city’s new title as “Greatest Midwest Town.” The party will take place at the Open Space Park and will include entertainment, food trucks, refreshments and more!


Mid Michigan Renaissance Festival: Enchanted Forest – Vassar

Date(s): 06/11/16 – 06/26/16

From: Thumb Area Tourism Council, Inc.

Phone: (989) 652-2362

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Soon you will be able to walk through the festival gate and into the magical village of Kleeves where you will see fairies and elves, The Duke and his three sisters, fire spinners and belly dancers, comedy theater, archery…


Great Lakes Rodeo – Gwinn

Date(s): 06/18/16 – 06/19/16

From: Marquette County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (906) 228-7749

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Exhibits & Shows, Fairs & Festivals

Great Lakes Rodeo creates a weekend of fun and excitement for the entire family. Whether you enjoy watching the cowboys attempt to ride a bull or get a good laugh from the rodeo clown, the Great Lakes Rodeo has something for you.


The 32nd Annual Fathers’ Day Festival – Berrien Springs

Date(s): 06/19/16

From: Lemon Creek Winery and Fruit Farm

Phone: (269) 471-1321

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Michigan’s longest running wine festival! Featuring live music, a classic Corvette car show, kids games, hay-rides & more. Admission for 21 and older is $12, and under 21 are free when accompanied by an adult. Event runs from…


Ann Arbor Summer Festival – Ann Arbor

Date(s): 06/10/16 – 07/03/16

From: Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (734) 994-5999

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Today, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival produces two concurrent programs, one indoor and one outdoor, at various venues and spaces across the University of Michigan campus and in downtown Ann Arbor.The indoor Mainstage series includes…


Red Cedar Jubilee – Williamston

Date(s): 06/19/16 – 06/26/16

From: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (517) 655-3831

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Exhibits & Shows, Fairs & Festivals

The Red Cedar Jubilee features parades as well as craft shows, an enduro derby, lawn mower races, a duck drop and a food and beverage tent with live music. Local community organizations participate with a variety of family-friendly…


East Jordan Freedom Festival – East Jordan

Date(s): 06/21/16 – 06/26/16

From: Charlevoix Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (231) 536-7351

Type: Fairs & Festivals

A family friendly 6 day festival offering something for everyone. Kids activities, parades, carnival rides, food, entertainment, fabulous fireworks and much, much more. Please make plans to join us for this awesome summertime event.


Marysville Days – Marysville

Date(s): 06/22/16 – 06/26/16

From: Blue Water Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

Phone: (810) 364-6613

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Carnival rides and games, food and live entertainment are just a part of the fun to be had at Marysville’s summer tradition Marysville Days.


Big Ticket Festival – Gaylord

Date(s): 06/23/16 – 06/25/16

From: Otsego County Fairgrounds

Phone: (989) 731-2808

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

This is the ninth year of the festival that has grown into one of the largest faith based festivals in the nation. This is a three-day festival of fun, worship, entertainment, activities, and speakers. Admission fee/ticket. Parking fee.


Festival of the Moon – Lansing

Date(s): 06/24/16

From: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (517) 485-4283

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Make one of the shortest nights of the year count at Festival of the Moon. Cool off on a warm summer night with a glass of cold craft beer while listening to rockin’ regional and national bands.


Sault Arts Crafts and Family Fun Fair – Sault Ste Marie

Date(s): 06/24/16

From: Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (906) 253-9840

Type: Antiques, Crafts & Collectibles, Fairs & Festivals

2016 will be even bigger and more fun, so plan on over 40 high quality arts and crafts vendors, favorite foods, and kids’ activities from bouncies and balloons to intriguing adventures. Count on local maple syrup items, traditional and…


Center Line Independence Festival – Center Line

Date(s): 06/23/16 – 06/26/16

From: Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (586) 757-6800

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

The City of Center Line is celebrating it’s 80th Anniversary by way of it’s 1st Annual Center Line Independence Festival, June 24-26, 2016 at Memorial Park. The event will include a carnival, live bands, arts & crafts, kids activities,…


Taylor Summer Festival – Taylor

Date(s): 06/23/16 – 06/26/16

From: Heritage Park

Phone: (313) 402-5657

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Alternative rock bands EVERCLEAR and special guest SPONGE will take the stage on Friday, June 24, during the 2016 Taylor Summer Festival at Heritage Park.Everclear was one of the country’s most popular alternative rock bands in the…


Ausable Valley Engine & Tractor Club Show – Fairview

Date(s): 06/24/16 – 06/25/16

From: Oscoda County Fairgrounds

Phone: (989) 370-5471

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The Ausable Valley Engine & Tractor Club Show is being held on June 24 & 25 2016. Located at the Oscoda County Fairgrounds on Caldwell Road off of M33 between Mio and Fairview. Hours 9 am to 7 pm. Featuring tractor and machine exhibits,…


Frederic Music Festival – Frederic

Date(s): 06/24/16 – 06/25/16

From: Grayling Visitors Bureau

Phone: (989) 348-8778

Type: Fairs & Festivals

The 2016 Frederic Music Festival takes place this year on June 24 starting around 3:00pm running till midnight and June 25 starting around 11:00am running till midnight. We have 16 acts ranging in a variety of styles from country to…


Japanese Animation Film & Art eXpo – JAFAX – Grand Rapids

Date(s): 06/24/16 – 06/26/16

From: Experience Grand Rapids

Phone: (616) 606-3044

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

The 20th annual festival celebrating Japanese culture and art will take place at a new venue this year: DeVos Place and Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. Come experience local artists, educational seminars, and see the latest anime at JAFAX.


Michigan Challenge Balloonfest – Howell

Date(s): 06/24/16 – 06/26/16

From: Howell Area Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (517) 546-3920

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Join us for the state championship of hot air ballooning, June 24-26 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…


Springport Summer Festival – Springport

Date(s): 06/24/16 – 06/26/16

From: Experience Jackson

Phone: (517) 857-3230

Type: Fairs & Festivals

A 3 day event, Parade, Car/Truck Show, 3k race, Softball Tournament, kids peddle pull, horse pulling event, tractor pulls, live bands & music, belt sander drag races, face painting, Arts & Craft Sale, area food vendors, beer tent. Visit…


Celtic Festival at Wuerfel Park – Traverse City

Date(s): 06/25/16

From: Traverse City Tourism

Phone: (231) 943-0100

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Join us for a day of Celtic music, dance, and fun at Wuerfel Park on June 25th, 2016. The festival will begin with our weekly Farmer’s, Flea, and Craft Market. Local and regional bands and musicians will play throughout the day…

Delta Rocks Family Festival – Lansing


Date(s): 06/25/16

From: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (517) 323-8555

Type: Fairs & Festivals

A free family festival featuring a petting zoo, make-it take-it crafts, trackless train, 10-ft super slingshot, tot spot, inflatable attractions, business expo, music, easel painting, concessions and more. Most attractions are free!


Festival of the Sun – Lansing

Date(s): 06/25/16

From: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (517) 485-4283

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Celebrate the summer solstice with Festival of the Sun, a premier beer, wine and gourmet food-tasting festival. Enjoy fine wine, craft-brewed beer and the Lansing area’s best cuisine and live entertainment.


Pasty Fest – Calumet

Date(s): 06/25/16

From: Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (906) 337-6246

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Pasty Fest includes events at Agassiz Park, live music, games and the annual pasty tasting contest. Celebrate Michigan’s meat pie history and spend a day in the heart of the Keweenaw National Historic Park.


Robinette’s Winery 10th Anniversary – Grand Rapids

Date(s): 06/25/16

From: Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery

Phone: (616) 361-7180

Type: Fairs & Festivals

Robinette’s is excited to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our Winery. In 2006, Ed, Bill and John Robinette opened Robinette Cellars featuring our hard cider, named after Great-Grandpa Barzilla, Barzilla’s Brew.


Traverse City Wine & Art Festival – Traverse City

Date(s): 06/25/16

From: Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association

Phone: (231) 642-5550

Type: Cultural & Heritage, Fairs & Festivals

Join us for the 8th annual Traverse City Wine & Art event at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons to celebrate wine, food and culture of northern Michigan. Get a true taste of the region with more than local 100 wines, fun educational…

 

Some  of the  Fairs & Festivals are  FREE or have a Free day while others charge a small free. We regularly provide dates obtained and compiled from various sources, whether on the internet or from the actual venues themselves. Dates subject to change

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