Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall Michigan Festivals

Michigan has the standard complement of fall and harvest festivals to choose from during September and October 2014.  But that doesn’t mean that Michigan runs out of fun stuff after Oktoberfest in Michigan finishes.  Try the Lighthouse festival for one of the nation’s more unique festivals.

September 2014:
Saline Fair – Saline, MI – August 27-September 1, 2014
Michigan Peach Festival – Romeo, MI - August 28-September 1, 2014
Michigan Bean Festival – Fairgrove, MI – August 29-September 1, 2014
Taste of Traverse City – Traverse City, MI – August 29-31, 2014
Marquette Area Blues Fest – Marquette, MI – August 29-31, 2014
Detroit Jazz Festival – Detroit, MI – August 29 – September 1, 2014
Charlotte Frontier Days – Charlotte, MI – September 3-7, 2014
Annual Herb & Gourd Fest – Grand Rapids, MI – September 20-21, 2014
Grand Haven Salmon Festival – Grand Haven, MI – September 12-14, 2014
Harvest Fest – Rockford, MI – September 26-28, 2014
Apple & BBQ Cook-Off Festival – Hart, MI – September 12-13, 2014
Art & Apples Festival – Rochester, MI – September 5-7, 2014
Posen Potato Festival – Posen, MI – Sept 5-7, 2014
Weko Beach Brewers Festival – Bridgman, MI – September 27, 2014
Romulus Pumpkin Festival – Romulus, MI – September 19-21, 2014
Downtown Fall Fever Festival – Cadillac, MI – September 27, 2014
New Era Fall Street Festival – New Era, MI – September 20, 2014
Plymouth Fall Festival – Plymouth, MI – September 5-7, 2014
DIY Street Fair – Ferndale, MI – September 12-14, 2014
Scottville Harvest Festival – Scottville, MI – September 18-20, 2014
Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival – Paw Paw, MI – September 5-7, 2014
Manton Harvest Festival – Manton, MI – August 28 – September 1, 2014
Howard City Harvest Festival – Howard City, MI – September 19-24, 2014
Harvest Moon Celebration – Farmington, MI – September 18-20, 2014
Fremont Harvest Festival – Fremont, MI – September 25-27, 2014
Clinton Fall Festival – Clinton, MI – September 26-28, 2014
Harvest on the Ridge Fest – Sparta, MI – September 20, 2014
Michigan State Fair – Novi, MI – August 29 – September 1, 2014
Harvest Festival & Scarecrow Extravaganza – Bellaire, MI – September 27, 2014
Southwest Michigan Harvest Fest – Scotts, MI – September 21, 2014
Earthwork Harvest Gathering – Lake City, MI – September 19-21, 2014
U.P. Fall Beer Festival – Marquette, MI - September 6, 2014
Pumpkinfest – Bessemer, MI – September 25-28, 2014
Castle Farms Harvest Festival – Charlevoix, MI – September 28, 2014
Diehl’s 33rd Annual Ciderfest – Holly, MI – September 27-28, 2014
Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival – Allendale, MI – September 26-27, 2014
Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival – West Branch, MI – September 27-28, 2014
South Lyon Pumpkinfest – South Lyon, MI – September 26-28, 2014
Wurst Festival Ever – Dorr, MI – September 26-28, 2014

Other September Festivals:
Blue Water Film Festival – Port Huron, MI – September 27-28, 2013
Michigan Festival of Gourds – Imlay City, MI – Returning in 2015 
 

October 2014:

Crabby Clam & Lobster Fest – Frankenmuth, MI - October 10-11, 2014
Alpaca Fest – Dimondale, MI - October 4-5, 2014
Boyne City Harvest Festival – Boyne City, MI – October 4, 2014
Buster Keaton Society Film Festival – Muskegon, MI – October 2-4, 2014
Made in Michigan Film Festival - Frankenmuth, MI – October 3-4, 2014
Bangor Apple Festival – Bangor, MI – October 4, 2014
Empire Hops Festival – Empire, MI – October 4, 2014
Funk Festival - Detroit, MI – October 4, 2014
Fall Foliage Festival – Tipton, MI – October 4, 2014
Bark-A-Bout Family Fall Festival – Macomb, MI – October 4, 2014
Heritage Festival – Eaton Rapids, MI – October 4, 2014
Zeeland Pumpkinfest – Zeeland, MI – October 2-4, 2014
Fall Festival – Milford, MI – October 4-5, 2014
Michigan Antique Festival – Davisburg, MI – October 4-5, 2014
Scotts Olde Tyme Harvest Festival – Scotts, MI – October 4-5, 2014
Russian Festival – Dexter, MI – October 4-5, 2014
Fiber Expo – Ann Arbor, MI – October 25-26, 2014
Crabby Clam & Lobster Fest – Frankenmuth, MI – October 10-11, 2014
Charlevoix Apple Festival and Craft Show – Charlevoix, MI – October 10-12, 2014
Tuscola County Pumpkin Festival – Caro, MI – October 1-5, 2014
Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival – Alpena, MI – October 9-12, 2014
New Buffalo Harvest & Wine Festival – New Buffalo, MI – October 11, 2014
Fiber Festival - Leland, MI – October 10-11, 2014
Big Country Fest – Frankenmuth, MI – October 17-18, 2014
Color Cruise & Island Festival – Grand Ledge, MI – October 10-12, 2014
Harvest Celebration – Lowell, MI – October 11, 2014
Frankfort Fall Festival – Frankfort, MI – October 11, 2014
Appleumpkin Festival – Tecumseh, MI – October 11-12, 2014
Lansing Apple Butter Festival – Lansing, MI – October 11-12, 2014
Lakeshore Brew Fest – West Olive, MI – October 11, 2014
Fall on the Island Festival – Drummond Island, MI – October 10-12, 2014
Fennville Goose Festival – Fennville, MI – October 11-12, 2014
Harbor Country Harvest Days – New Buffalo, MI – October 10-13, 2014
Brews and Blues Festival – Adrian, MI – October 18, 2014
Glass Pumpkin Fest – Dearborn, MI – October 18-19, 2014
Fall Fling Festival - New Era, MI – October 18-19, 2014
Grayling Harvest Fest – Grayling, MI – October 4, 2014
Pumpkin Chunkin – Grayling, MI – October 18-19, 2014
Scarecrow Festival – Trenton, Michigan – October 3-5, 2014
Scarecrow Fest – Frankenmuth, MI – October 18-19 & 25-26, 2014
Detroit Fall Beer Festival – Detroit, MI – October 24-25, 2014
Benzie Fall Fest – Beulah and Frankfort, MI – Every weekend in October, 2014
Tahquamenon Falls State Park Harvest Festival – Whitefish Township, MI – October 10-11, 2014
Davison Pumpkin Festival – Davison, MI – October 10-11, 2014

Other October Festivals

Hilton Fall Festival – Ferndale, MI
Flushing Harvest Festival – Flushing, MI 
Marshall Harvest Festival – Marshall, MI
Hoptoberfest – Grand Rapids, MI 

November 2014:
Detroit Jazz Festival Revisited – Nov 5-8, 2014
Michigan Food, Beer, and Wine Fest – Flint, MI – Nov 8, 2014
Traverse City Beer Week – Nov 7-14, 2014
Onekama Celebration of Lights – Onekama, MI – Nov 22, 2014
Pentwater Festival of Lights and Santa Comes To Town , Pentwater, MI – Nov 29, 2014
Ludington Arts Center Holiday Craft Show – Ludington, MI – Nov 29, 2014

Find other fun things to do in Michigan in October:

Oktoberfest in Michigan
Michigan Corn Mazes
Michigan Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Michigan
Pumpkin Patches in Michigan

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