Detroit Events

Detroit Festivals

Annual events in Detroit are a huge draw for our customers, with the most popular ones being the North American International Auto Show, the Plymouth International Ice Sculpture Spectacular, the Ann Arbor Folk Festival, and the Ferndale Metro Blues Festival, all in January. In February, our customers always enjoy the Detroit Boat Show, Outdoorama, and Autorama. In March, there's always the MetroTimes Blowout and the Michigan Home & Garden Show. April brings the Detroit Tigers Opening Day at Comerica Park and the Detroit Music Awards. In May, there's the Downtown Hoedown, the Selfridge Air Show, the Motor City Music Conference, St Mary's Polish Country Fair, and MOVEMENT Detroit's Electronic Music Festival.

June brings still more things to do in The D, including the Detroit Festival of the Arts, the Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, Art in the Park in Taylor, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, the Belleville National Strawberry Festival, Cruisin' Gratiot, the Dearborn Arab International Festival, Jazzin' on Jefferson, Michigan Chellenge BalloonFest, Cruisin' Downriver, the International Freedom Festival & Fireworks, and the Comerica Tastefest. In July, there's Art in the Park in Plymouth, the Michigan Elvisfest, the Meijer All-American Jam at the Taylor Summer Festival, the Common Ground Music Festival, the Detroit APBA Gold Cup, the Michigan Jazz Festival, the Ann Arbor Street Fair, the Farmington Area Founders Festival, Quake on the Lake, Bayview Macinac Race, and Telegraph Tomorrow Classic Car Cruise.

August brings the Great Lakes Folk Festival, the all-new Great Lakes State Fair to replace the Michigan State Fair, the Michigan Renaissance Festival, Woodward Dream Cruise, and Fash Bash. In September, you'll love traveling with Detroit Party Bus to enjoy the Detroit Jazz Fest, Ford Arts Beats & Eats, Art & Apples Festival, Northville Victorian Festival, and Dally in the Alley. October features the Detroit Free Press Talmer Bank Marathon and the International Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum Induction and Awards. In November, we always enjoy the Meadowbrook Hall Holiday Walk, the Turkey Trot & Mash Potato Mile, and of course America's Thanksgiving Parade. In December, there's Noel Night, Breakfast with Santa at the Zoo, and the Radio City Spectacular, which so many Motor City residents consider a holiday essential.