Michigan Travel Ideas: Summer Michigan Events

Explore Michigan During These Upcoming Michigan Events

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Living in Michigan my whole life does not make me an expert on what there is to do in Metro Detroit. I often take to the internet to find new things to do or end up doing the same things. I am often disappointed when I find out about great events after the fact. I know this is frustrating for a lot of people and visitors to Michigan may miss out on many great events. That is why we have partnered with Visit Detroit to bring you the latest information about Michigan Events and Attractions that will make your Michigan Trip a success.

Michigan Summer Events

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Maker Faire at The Henry Ford  – This Family Friendly activity features more than 300 exhibits with demonstrations and hands on workshops. These feature robotics, electronics, rockets,food and fashion

July 27, 2013 – July 28, 2013

Concours d’Elegance of America  – This prestigious collector cars exhibit includes a vintage car auction and automotive art exhibition.

July 28, 2013

Clinton Twp. Gratiot Cruise – Go back in time and celebrate times past during this classic car cruise down Gratiot thru several cities.

August 4, 2013

Woodward Dream Cruise – This popular classic care cruise draw more than 1 million visitors and over 50,000 cars including muscle cars, streetrods, custom, collector, and special interest vehicles. This is the 19th year and has many great events throughout the day scheduled in numerous cities up and down Woodward Ave.

August 17, 2013

Michigan Renaissance Festival – This event runs for over a month in Holly,MI. These interactive and outdoor activities include several themed weekends. This festival recreates the days of Queen Elizabeth I. You will find food, crafts and entertainment for the whole family.

August 17,2013 – September 29, 2013

Nascar Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 –  This is the second Nascar event of the year held in Michigan. Michigan International Speedway is Nascar’s fastest racetrack. Enjoy 43 drivers doing 200 laps as they drive it out to see who will win.

August 18, 2013

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Detroit Jazz Festival – Labor Day Weekend brings many exciting activities to take in during the holiday weekend. In its 34th year, this festival features five stages and 100 acts over four days. It takes place from Hart Plaza to Campus Martius Park. This free festival provides opportunities for education, fireworks, jam sessions and opportunities to meet the artists.

August 30, 2013 – September 2, 2013

Arts, Beats & Eats Festival – Another great Labor Day Weekend activity happens in downtown Royal Oak. More than 200 performances will take place on ten stages. Activities include a fine arts show, fine cuisine offered by local restaurants, and so much more find fun for all ages.

August 30, 2013 – September 2, 2013

Michigan Peach Festival –  This festival in Romeo is full of parades, sports, carnival rides, food, crafts and more.There is something for everyone and who doesn’t love delicious peach recipes.

August 29, 2013 – September 2, 2013

Michigan State Fair – Located at its new home at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi this fair celebrates everything that is great about Michigan. Features include agriculture, tourism, livestock, home arts and even the Detroit Shrine Circus. You can also enjoy a true midway, live entertainment, Michigan beer garden and delicious carnival treats.

August 30,2013 – September 2,2013 

Start planning your Michigan visit today and take advantage of all their is to do and see in the Metro Detroit Area.

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