NashBash - Ann Arbor, MI - Aug 20 to Aug 20, 2020
Outdoor concert featuring musicians from Ann Arbor and Nashville, with beer, wine, BBQ, and food trucks.
Kerrytown Bookfest - Ann Arbor, MI - Aug 30 to Aug 30, 2020
Author panels, book signings, exhibitors, storytelling and more
Dawn Farm Jamboree - Ypsilanti, MI - Sep 1 to Sep 30, 2020
Some variations for 2020 including virtual auction and a farmstead at the farm. 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.
Saline Fair - Saline, MI - Sep 2 to Sep 6, 2020
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.
Dancing in the Streets - Ann Arbor, MI - Sep 6 to Sep 6, 2020
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.
Plymouth Fall Festival - Plymouth, MI - Sep 11 to Sep 13, 2020
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
Brews and Blues Festival - Adrian, MI - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2020
Founded in 2012, this festival features live music, and beers for sampling. 21+ event
Apples and Honey Fall Festival - Ann Arbor, MI - Sep 13 to Sep 13, 2020
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!
Northville Heritage Festival - Northville, MI - Sep 18 to Sep 20, 2020
Formerly known as the Northville Victorian Festival, the Heritage Festival provides an opportunity for residents of Northville to enjoy and celebrate the area and its history. Enjoying programming from students of local schools, a Victorian Saloon (beer tent), non-profit booths, kids zone, parade, pancake breakfast, car show, craft booths, the historical Ford valve plant tours, horse & carriage tours, vintage baseball, street entertainment, and more!
Romulus Pumpkin Festival - Romulus, MI - Sep 18 to Sep 19, 2020
A street festival on the third weekend in September. It starts with a night parade of lights.
Run for the Hills! 1 Mile and 5K Run/Walk - Tipton, MI - Sep 19 to Sep 19, 2020
Enjoy a walk/run through Hidden Lake Gardens, either in 1 mile or 5K (3.1 mile) distances
Clinton Fall Festival - Clinton, MI - Sep 25 to Sep 27, 2020
Arts & crafts, live entertainment, carnival rides, car show and a small rodeo.
South Lyon Pumpkinfest - South Lyon, MI - Sep 25 to Sep 27, 2020
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.
RunTough for ChadTough - Saline, MI - Sep 26 to Sep 26, 2020
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!
Appleumpkin Festival - Tecumseh, MI - Oct 10 to Oct 11, 2020
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 10 to Oct 11, 2020
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!
EdgeFest - Ann Arbor, MI - Oct 14 to Oct 17, 2020
Alternative music festival at Kerrytown Concert House and other venues, featuring jazz and experimental music. Since 1997.
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
ypsiGLOW - Ypsilanti, MI - Oct 23 to Oct 23, 2020
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.
The Art of Bonsai show - Tipton, MI - Jan 1 to Jan 1, 2021
Postponed until 2021. Displays of Bonsai and art inspired by Bonsai, plus vendors and learning sessions
Harvest Festival - Ann Arbor, MI - Jan 1 to Sep 15, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Learn about the historical significance of the Sutherland-Wilson farmstead, music, face painting, building tours and more. Free parking and shuttle from Harvest Elementary.