Bundle up and get ready for fall fun! From hayrides and apple cider to circus acts and carnival rides, there are lots of festivals and fairs heading to metro Detroit.

Saline Community Fair (Saline)

August 31st – September 4th

The Saline Fair features carnival rides, animal acts, live entertainment and more.

Michigan State Fair (Novi)

September 1st – 5th

The Detroit Shrine Circus returns with an expanded show and three tents. Fairgoers will also enjoy an expanded midway, agricultural and livestock exhibits, live entertainment and all those favorite tasty carnival treats!

Arts, Beats & Eats (Royal Oak)

September 2nd – 5th

Explore the fine art festival, sample food from local restaurants, listen to a variety of performers on one of 9 stages and have fun in the family zone. The Detroit News Kids Zone will host a variety of interactive, educational and fun performances throughout the weekend, crafting stations, inflatable bounce houses and kiddie carnival rides.

Blake’s Sunflower Festival (Armada)

September 3rd – 5th

Stroll through the Sunflowers at Blake’s Annual Sunflower Festival. Shop from 100+ artisans, enjoy a short walk to the Sunflower fields to cut your own sunflowers and enjoy endless photo opportunities.

Fall Festival (Plymouth)

September 9th – 11th

The Plymouth Fall Festival is a world-class event in beautiful downtown Plymouth that is exciting and fun for the whole family. Activities include craft show, carnival rides, car show, live music, pet show and more.

Art & Apples Festival (Rochester)

September 9th – 11th

The Art & Apples Festival® is one of the nation’s top fine art fairs bringing together over 200 art exhibitors, a wide range of food trucks and tents, live entertainment, and art activity stations across the three-day weekend.

Troy Family Daze (Troy)

September 15th – 17th

The annual carnival celebration features cultural festivities and fireworks.

Riverfest (Flat Rock)

September 16th & 17th

The two day music festival includes kid favorites like inflatables, games and crafts, fireworks and more!

Northville Heritage Festival (Northville)

September 16th – 18th

The Northville Victorian Heritage Festival celebrates the rich history and small town charm of the Northville community with Victorian children’s games, children’s crafts, live music, and of course the Annual Northville Duck Race!

Pumpkin Festival (Romulus)

September 16th – 18th

The Pumpkin Festival begins with the Parade of Lights and continues with music, food, crafts, and games for all ages.

Fire & Flannel Festival (Wyandotte)

September 22nd – 25th

Fire & Flannel Fest is centered around fall flair, fire and flannel on September 22 – 25, 2022. The festival will be hosted in Downtown Wyandotte and will provide entertainment for everyone; including a carnival, fire magic acts, live chainsaw carvings, Jack Pine Lumberjack shows from Mackinac Island and live music!

Pumpkinfest (South Lyon)

September 24th & 25th

Find countless pumpkins and hours of entertainment at the annual downtown festival in South Lyon.

Michigan Fall Festival (Lake Orion)

September 24th & 25th

Bring the entire family for this fun event! Cider & Donuts from Yates Cider Mill, Kids Activities, Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe, Pumpkin Decorating, Hay Bale Pyramid, Balloon Artists, Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, & more at Canterbury Village.

Festival of The Senses (Clinton Township)

September 24th & 25th

This FREE two day event hosts over 100 talented artists from a variety of mediums. Additionally, patrons can sample the delicious offerings from local restaurants and specialty food vendors.

Detroit Harvest Fest (Detroit)

October 1st & 2nd

he Detroit Riverfront Conservancy invites you and your family to the Detroit Harvest Fest & Food Truck Rally! Featuring 60+ food trucks, six music stages and fun Harvest Fest Activities for the whole family. Taking place October 1-2 on the Dequindre Cut Greenway from 11am-8pm.

Great Fall Festival @ Maybury Farm (Northville)

October 1st & 2nd

The annual Great Fall Festival at Maybury Farm! There will be live music, games & activities, wagon rides to the corn maze, and more!

Harvest Happening @ Hess-Hathaway Park (Waterford)

Sunday, October 2nd

The annual Harvest Happening celebration includes hayrides, pony rides, straw maze, games, crafts, pumpkin patch and more.

Harvest Day @ Ford House (Grosse Pointe Shores)

Saturday, October 8th

The best place to visit during fall is the Ford House! The changing trees and fallen leaves make it fun for kids every day of the week (seriously the giant leaf pile can keep them entertained for hours). On Harvest Day, October 8th, enjoy an afternoon of family fun with lawn games, a petting zoo, horse and pony rides, plenty of photo ops, fall market and more!

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival (Rochester Hills)

Saturday, October 8th

Come and enjoy the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm’s signature event – the Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival. Daytime activities include food, pumpkin bowling, live entertainment, crafts, a Rochester Hills Fire Truck, and more! Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the stone walls surrounding the Museum property and return in the evening to see all the pumpkins lit up!

Pumpkinfest @ MSU Tollgate Farm (Novi)

October 8th & 9th

Come, take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkins. Food, music, farm animals, educational exhibits, wagon rides, and children’s activities all make for a fun fall outing on this historic 160 acre farm.

Fall Festival @ Bowers School Farm (Bloomfield Hills)

October 15th & 16th

The Fall Festival brings together the most cherished farm activities such as pumpkin picking, wagon rides, animal visits, live music performances, food, straw tower, crafts, games and much more to provide a great opportunity for community engagement and relationship building within a family friendly atmosphere.

Macomb County HarvestFest (Sterling Heights)

October 22nd & 23rd

The Macomb County HarvestFest is a great community event that will feature Trick-or-Treating Stations, Fun Activities, and Food Trucks. Hayrides, Inflatable Zone, Movies, Music, Magic, Princesses, Children’s Tattoo Artist, Pumpkin Patch, Professional Pumpkin Carvers, Games, Food Drive, Food Trucks and more.

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