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Things to do in Michigan

Planning a visit to Michigan? Or maybe you're a local that's just looking for what's going on. Here's a sampling of some of the popular local events in the state.


Detroit Metro Area Events

July 2014

July 24-26, 2014
Sterlingfest Enjoy the sun as you view unique arts and crafts at the City Center Campus in Sterling Heights.
July 26, 2014
Jimmy Buffett Comerica Park in Detroit fills with Parrotheads as they gather for this fun concert and beach party. The party begins at noon.

August 2014

August 29 - September 1, 2014
Detroit Jazz Festival Jazz music fills the air in Downtown Detroit. Event times vary.
August 9-10, 2014
World Tournament of Historic Baseball Catch a historic baseball game at Greenfield Village in Dearborn. Check for first pitch times.

August 2014

August 29 - September 1, 2014
Detroit Jazz Festival Several stages of music and entertainment fill the space between Hart Plaza and Campus Martius Park in Downtown Detroit for this energetic festival. Times vary per day.
August 15, 2014
Tony Bennett The famous singer takes the stage at the Freedom Hill Amphitheater. The show begins at 7 p.m.

September 2014

September 26-27, 2014
DlectriCITY Midtown Detroit is bathed in a sea of light and art as artists use their surroundings to make and display their art. Check for starting times.

October 2014

October 1-25, 2014
Evil Dead: The Musical It’s a classic tale of ancient evil rising from the great beyond as the main character fights for his life, all while singing of course. Show times at the City Theatre in Detroit vary.

Southern Michigan Events

July 2014

July 24 - August 2, 2014
Guys and Dolls Luck be a Lady at the Tibbits Opera House in Coldwater. Show times vary.

Northern Michigan Events

August 2014

August 10-16, 2014
Alpena County Fair The Alpena County Fairgrounds in Alpena fill with midway games, rides, and food.

August 2014

August 29 - September 1, 2014
UP Steam and Gas Engine Show Come on out to the U.P. State Fairgrounds in Escanaba for this unique tractor show and enjoy a look at the beautiful antiques, peruse the flea market, and meander around the Agricultural Museum. The gates open at 9 a.m.

Central Michigan Events

March 2014

March 4 - September 14, 2014
Just Fort Fun Visit the Grand Rapids Children's Museum and let the kiddos learn about how to make amazing forts out of sheets, chairs, and cushions. Museum hours vary.

April 2014

April 4 - October 4, 2014
Art and Propaganda from Nazi Occupied Holland Three collections from the Anne Frank Center USA come to the Holland Museum to display these unique artifacts. The display is open from noon to 5 p.m. daily.

Must See in Michigan

  • Michigan Motorcycle Rides

    Michigan Motorcycle Rides

    Roar down the Tunnel of Trees Road, or suit up for the Blue Star Memorial Ride – complete with Michigan's state parks, fun towns, and scenic picnic spots.

    Mount Up ►
  • Visit Detroit

    Visit Detroit

    Your guide to visiting Detroit. Enjoy the Motor City and a wealth of family friendly attractions, sports teams, and local history.

    Detroit Awaits ►
  • Outdoor Michigan

    Outdoor Michigan

    Explore the Great Lakes State's outdoor activities in northern, central, & southern Michigan – plus the greater Detroit area.

    Explore MI Outdoors! ►
  • Michigan Airport Hotels

    Michigan Airport Hotels

    Find hotels near Michigan airports like Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Gerald R. Ford International Airport.

    MI Airport Hotels ►
  • Michigan Universities

    Michigan Universities

    Check out a multitude of public universities in the Great Lakes State, from Michigan State to the University of Michigan and much more.

    Study in MI! ►
  • End-of-Summer MI Festivals

    End-of-Summer MI Festivals

    Find hotels near Michigan's early fall food, music, and heritage festivals in Grand Rapids, Midland, and the Detroit metro area.

    Celebrate in Michigan ►
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