See the city from atop a Ferris Wheel, eat food off a stick, watch unique entertainment performances and make memories that last a lifetime at a local festival or fair this summer.

Milan Fair

Thursday, June 3 – Saturday, June 5

@ Wilson Park, Milan

Milan fair has carnival rides, live music & entertainment (including Singing & Dancing with Trolls’ Poppy and Branch), a vendor market, delicious food and a fireworks display!


Friday, June 4 – Sunday, June 6

@ Grosse Ile Municipal Airport

The week-end long event features arts & crafts, a fine arts show, children’s activities, a midway, live music, parade, car show, fireworks, historical tours, aircraft displays and rides, a variety of foods and beverages for all ages, plus monster truck rides and so much more. Islandfest is a free, fun, family-oriented event where all are welcome.

Motor City Irish Fest

Friday, June 11- Sunday, June 13

@ Greenmead Historical Park, Livonia

The Motor City Irish Fest will feature over twenty Irish bands, five Irish dance groups, pipe & drum bands, an wonderful cultural tent, Ring of Steel (stunt group from Ann Arbor – comedy, fire acts, swords, & audience participation) and an area especially for children of all ages.

Riverview Summerfest

Thursday, June 17 – Saturday, June 19

@ Young Patriot’s Park, Riverview

The Summerfest will feature fireworks, carnival, midway, beer tent, bands, helicopter rides, a car show and more!

Trenton Summer Festival

Friday, June 25 – Saturday, June 26

@ Downtown Trenton

Stop by the “modified” 2-day Summer Festival! We are excited for the opportunity to bring forth a Community event that will showcase local crafters, food vendors and a special partnership with the Vintage Market!

Howell Balloon Festival

Friday, June 25 – Sunday, June 27

@ Downtown Howell

This weekend event will be spread out throughout Howell with 4 balloon launch sights and various special events scheduled for downtown Howell.

Oakland County Fair

Friday, July 9 – Sunday July 18

@ Springfield Oaks County Park, Davisburg

The Oakland County Fair has a great lineup of events and fun activities for the whole family, including fireworks, demo derbies, Figure 8 racing, Monster Trucks and animals. Plus there are events that last the whole 10 days of Fair. And don’t forget the Carnival rides and all that awesome fair food!

Michigan Lavender Festival

Friday, July 9 – Sunday, July 11

@ Blake’s Orchard, Armada

Immerse yourself in our tranquil orchards and stroll our open-air marketplace featuring 100+ Michigan artisans! Sip on a refreshing lavender lemonade or ice cream while enjoying a homemade lavender treat.

Fraser Lion’s Club City Festival

Thursday, July 22 – Sunday, July 25

@ Steffens Park, Fraser

The annual festival returns for 2021.

Lenawee County Fair

 Sunday, July 25 – Saturday, July 31

@ Steffens Park, Fraser

Festival, 4-H Fair, car show, monster trucks and live music – don’t miss the Lenawee County Fair.

Armada Fair

 Monday, August 16 – Sunday, August 22

@ Armada Fairgrounds

Festival, 4-H Fair, car show, monster trucks and live music – don’t miss the Lenawee County Fair.

Michigan State Fair

Thursday, September 2 – Monday, September 6

@ Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi

The State Fair celebrate the agricultural traditions of Michigan by showcasing fresh produce, live stock and locally produced items. Families can also enjoy a carnival, circus and more!

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