Ann Arbor Fall Festivals – Fall 2024 MI Events

A2 Community Bookfest - Ann Arbor, MI - Nov 3 to Nov 3, 2024
Author panels, book signings, exhibitors, storytelling and more. Formerly called the Kerrytown Bookfest, this book festival has moved to the AADL Downtown branch from Kerrytown

Saline Harvest of the Arts Oktoberfest - Saline, MI - Sep 20 to Sep 21, 2024
Live music, German food and beer, and lots of fun

Apples and Honey Fall Festival - Ann Arbor, MI - Sep 15 to Sep 15, 2024
Annual family event to celebrate Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simcah Torah, with hands-on crafts, inflatables, apple and honey tasting and more, and open to all!

Plymouth Fall Festival - Plymouth, MI - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2024
Carnival, car show, craft show, bingo, pancake breakfast, pet show, Rotary BBQ, spaghetti dinner and more – fun for the whole family! Free parking at nearby church (address provided) and free shuttle to the festival

Saline Fair - Saline, MI - Aug 28 to Sep 1, 2024
A community fair located southwest of Ann Arbor at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds. Enjoy agricultural events, pageant, demolition derby, live music and other activities.

Lightfest - Westland, MI - Nov 16 to Dec 24, 2023
Midwest’s longest and largest drive through light show. Only $5 per vehicle!

EdgeFest - Ann Arbor, MI - Oct 18 to Oct 21, 2023
Alternative music festival at Kerrytown Concert House and other venues, featuring jazz and experimental music. Since 1997.

Appleumpkin Festival - Tecumseh, MI - Oct 14 to Oct 15, 2023
Anual event with midway rides, carnival games, make your own scarecrow, arts and crafts, flea market and more! Live entertainment performances on the Pearl Street stage. Also enjoy the nearby Kapnick Orchards Apple Festival.

Fiber Expo - Ann Arbor, MI - Oct 7 to Oct 8, 2023
The biennial event returns once again with all manners of fiber (wool, alpaca, linen, cotton and more) from the plant or animal all the way through the finished product! Admission is cash only, $4 for one day or $6 for both, with children 12 and under free!

Glass Pumpkin Fest - Dearborn, MI - Oct 7 to Oct 17, 2023
First weekend is held in Ann Arbor (117 E Ann Street in Kerrytown District). Second weekend is held in their Dearborn workshop. Watch glassblowing demonstrations and commission the perfect pumpkin you’ve always wanted! Free admission.

South Lyon Pumpkinfest - South Lyon, MI - Sep 30 to Oct 1, 2023
Parade, children’s activities, craft show, live music, biergarten, food and more at this event. Do your part to help the festival “Go Green!” Since 1984.

Ypsi Fall River Day - Ypsilanti, MI - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2023
Kayak the Huron River, and enjoy family-friendly activities like crafts and games, live birds of prey, a nature walk, cider and donuts, and more. Hosted by the Ypsilanti Parks & Recreation department.

Clinton Fall Festival - Clinton, MI - Sep 22 to Sep 24, 2023
Arts & crafts, live entertainment, carnival rides, car show and a small rodeo.

Northville Victorian Festival - Northville, MI - Sep 22 to Sep 24, 2023
The Victorian Festival is a three-day celebration that opens with the Victorian Parade on Friday evening and continues through Saturday and Sunday with some of the festival’s most popular features. This includes live music, a Victorian Saloon, theatrical performances, Victorian-era reenactors, educational presentations, craft vendors, duck races, a Victorian-era church service, and much more.

The Art of Bonsai show - Tipton, MI - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2023
Displays of Bonsai and art inspired by Bonsai, plus vendors and learning sessions

RunTough for ChadTough - Saline, MI - Sep 16 to Sep 16, 2023
In honor of Chad Carr and other DIPG patients, a family friendly 5k and 1k fun run either in Saline MI, Allendale MI, Toledo OH or Virtually (you pick the place and the date). Proceeds go the ChadTough Foundation, whose mission is to fund research and raise awareness for pediatric brain cancer with an emphasis on Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). As we grew up in Michigan and attended U-Michigan (Rob & Jayne) where Chad’s grandfather coached football, this one is special to our family and hope your family has fun participating!

Romulus Pumpkin Festival - Romulus, MI - Sep 15 to Sep 17, 2023
A street festival on the third weekend in September. It starts with a night parade of lights.

Dancing in the Streets - Ann Arbor, MI - Sep 3 to Sep 3, 2023
An afternoon of dancing to live music (including swing, square, contra), plus children’s activities, concerts, performance dance groups and more! Free and something for everyone.

ypsiGLOW - Ypsilanti, MI - Oct 28 to Oct 28, 2022
2023: Organizers have closed but they hope this event can continue in the future. Description: Downtown Ypsi will glow bright with hundreds of creations by artists and the community, plus a night of DJ, dancing, interactive art activities, black-lit stations, street performances, or more.

Run for the Hills! 1 Mile and 5K Run/Walk - Tipton, MI - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2022
Enjoy a walk/run through Hidden Lake Gardens, either in 1 mile or 5K (3.1 mile) distances

Dawn Farm Jamboree - Ypsilanti, MI - Sep 11 to Sep 11, 2022
Family-friendly event with activities for all including live entertainment, auctions, children’s tent, hayrides, farm animals and more, benefitting Dawn’s Farm and their work for people with addictions.

Fall Foliage Festival - Tipton, MI - Oct 17 to Oct 17, 2020
Come down to Hidden Lake Gardens for this family-friendly event with pumpkin decorating, crafts, wagon rides, scarecrow displays, food vendors, artisand and more

Kindlefest – A Christkindlmarkt - Ann Arbor, MI - Dec 6 to Dec 6, 2019
An outdoor holiday market at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market. Artisans, farmers, and retailers will be selling their wares, plus food, mulled wine and beer, and special holiday bargains at area retailers, who are staying open late. Children’s Lantern Parade starts at 6:30ppm. Coincides with Midnight Madness in the business district.