Top 45 South Dakota festivals and events in 2017

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South Dakota festivals in February 2017

WINTER FARM SHOW
The Watertown Winter Farm Show is a five day event filled with entertainment and education for all ages. Celebrating our 70th year, we have been an outlet for the agriculture community to share new programs, opportunities, and ideas. Featured events include livestock shows and sales, home and family programs, educational presentations, commercial exhibits, zoo demonstrations and a Lego contest

WINTER FARM SHOW Event Location

Codington County Extension Complex and Park & Rec Fieldhouse
1910 West Kemp

Watertown, South Dakota

Date/Time Information

February 10-14, 2017
Commercial Booth Exhibit Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Daily

Fees/Admission:

Free

http://www.watertownwinterfarmshow.com/about.html

Benson Winter Flea Market
February 1, 2017

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Expo Building
Benson’s Flea Market features everything you can imagine, big and little, old and new, heavy and light! This is the longest.

Sioux Empire Sportsmen’s Boat, Camping and Vacation Show
February 27, 2017

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center

South Dakota festivals in March 2017

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South Dakota festivals in April 2017

Spring Fling Home Show

Hot Springs, South Dakota at Mueller Civic Center

South Dakota festivals in May 2017

Nature Fun Day

Huron, South Dakota at Mountain-Prairie
Come to Maga Ta-Hohpi for a day of fun interactive activities for all ages.

Spring Fling and Citywide Rummage Sale

Webster, South Dakota at Webster
Past festivals were held on May 4th, 2017. Hours: 8 am – 2 pm.

It’s a Guy Thing: 2017 Men’s Expo

Huron, South Dakota at Fairgrounds

Strawbale Summer Porch

Renner, South Dakota at Strawbale Winery

Crazy Horse Memorial Day Weekend Open House

Crazy Horse, South Dakota at Crazy Horse
The annual Crazy Horse VolksMarch (an organized hike) is a 10K or 6.2-mile woodlands ramble to the world’s largest mountain carving.

Wheel Jam on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds is June 6-8

Wheel Jam is getting bigger and better.

Huron, South Dakota at Fairgrounds

Lake Andes Fish Days
May 31, 2017

Lake Andes, South Dakota at East Main Street
Fish Days is a three day annual event that’s held on the first full weekend in June. The celebration includes

  • American Festival – Brandon, South Dakota
  • Huron Prairie Fest – Huron, South Dakota
  • Jazz in Aberdeen – Aberdeen, South Dakota
  • Sioux River Stampede – Flandreau, South Dakota
  • Spring Fling – Webster, South Dakota

South Dakota festivals in June 2017

Siouxland Renaissance Festival

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at W H Lyon Fairgrounds

Summer Nights on 7th

Rapid City, South Dakota at 7th St between Main and St Joseph

Ipswich Trail Days
June 7, 2017

Ipswich, South Dakota
2017 is going to be a big year for Trail Days plan to attend!

June 8, 2017

South Dakota Outdoor Expo – Huron, South Dakota at Fairgrounds

South Dakota Outdoor Expo – Huron, South Dakota at Mountain-Prairie

Teapot Days

Tea, South Dakota at Tea City Park

Crazy Horse Rodeo

Crazy Horse, South Dakota at Crazy Horse
The Gift from Mother Earth Celebration showcases a Native American and Western art show and sale. Typically, more than 30 artists.

Aberdeen Arts in the Park

Aberdeen, South Dakota at Melgaard Park

Festival of Cultures

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Falls Park

West Boulevard Summer Festival

Rapid City, South Dakota at Wilson Park

Center of the Nation All Car Rally

Belle Fourche, South Dakota at Hermann Park

Tabor Czech Days

Tabor, South Dakota at Sokol Park

Dalesburg Midsummer Festival
June 21, 2017

Vermillion, South Dakota at Dalesburg Lutheran Church

Motongator Joe’s Country Music Festival
June 21, 2017

Madison, South Dakota at Historic Prairie Village

Oahe Days Music and Arts Festival
June 21, 2017

Pierre, South Dakota at Steamboat Park

  •  125th Anniversary Celebration – Letcher, South Dakota
  • Art Falls – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Arts in the Park – Aberdeen, South Dakota
  • Black Hills Bluegrass Festival – Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Castlewood’s 125th Celebration – Castlewood, South Dakota
  • Cavalry Days Heritage Festival – Sturgis, South Dakota
  • Cootie Days – Dell Rapids, South Dakota
  • Czech Days – Tabor, South Dakota
  • Dairy/ Ag Days – Pollock, South Dakota
  • Dalesburg Midsummer Festival – Vermillion, South Dakota
  • Family Fun Day – Mobridge, South Dakota
  • Family Fun Days – Grenville, South Dakota
  • Family Fun Days – Pierre, South Dakota
  • Festival of Cultures – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Fish Days – Lake Andes, South Dakota
  • Fort Sisseton Historical Festival – Lake City, South Dakota
  • International Vinegar Festival – Roslyn, South Dakota
  • Marion’s Summer Celebration – Marion, South Dakota
  • Oahe Days and Arts Festival – Pierre, South Dakota
  • Old Fashioned Weekend – Beresford, South Dakota
  • Old Settlers Weekend – Highmore, South Dakota
  • Old West Fest – Custer, South Dakota
  • Philip Centennial Celebration – Philip, South Dakota
  • Prairie States Fine Arts Exhibition – Groton, South Dakota
  • Quarry Days – Dell Rapids, South Dakota
  • Railroad Days – Madison, South Dakota
  • Summer Jam – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Trail Days – Ipswich, South Dakota
  • Wessington Springs Foothills Rodeo – Wessington Springs, South Dakota
  • West Boulevard Summer Festival – Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Wild Bill Hickok Days – Deadwood, South Dakota

Art and Wine Festival at Main Street Square

Rapid City, South Dakota at Main Street Square

International Vinegar Festival

Roslyn, South Dakota at The International Vinegar Museum

Crystal Springs Rodeo

Clear Lake, South Dakota at Clear Lake

Black Hills Bluegrass Festival

Sturgis, South Dakota at Elkview Campground

Farley Art in the Park

Milbank, South Dakota at Lake Farley Park

Prairie Hills Art Show

Wessington Springs, South Dakota at 1905 Opera House

Sioux Falls Farm Show
January 22, 2017

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

South Dakota festivals in July 2017

Black Hills Roundup
July 3, 2017

Belle Fourche, South Dakota at Roundup Grounds
Past festivals were held on July 3rd through July 6th, 2017.

4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2017

Watertown, South Dakota at Kemp Avenue in uptown Watertown
Each year, thousands of area residents and visitors help us celebrate our nation’s independence at Watertown’s 4th of July Parade.

Art Falls – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Black Hills Square and Round Dance Festival – Rapid City, South Dakota
Canyon Lake Festival – Rapid City, South Dakota
Centerville Anniversary Celebration – Centerville, South Dakota
Danish Festival Days – Viborg, South Dakota
Days of ’76 Rodeo – Deadwood, South Dakota
Faulkton Rodeo and Wild West Days – Faulkton, South Dakota
Festival in the Park – Spearfish, South Dakota
Gold Discovery Days – Custer, South Dakota
Good Old Summertime Festival – Flandreau, South Dakota
Hills Alive Music Festival – Rapid City, South Dakota
Honey Days – Bruce, South Dakota festivals and events
Jazz & Blues Festival – Sioux Falls, South Dakota festivals and events
Laura Ingalls Wilder Day – Lake Preston, South Dakota festivals and events
Lemmon Centennial & Boss Cowman Days – Lemmon, South Dakota Dakota festivals and events
Madison Arts in the Park – Madison, South Dakota festivals and events
Moody County Fair – Flandreau, South Dakota fests and events
Pioneer Days – White, South Dakota festivals and events
Pioneer Days Celebration – Dupree, South Dakota fests and events
Q-Fest – Milbank, South Dakota festivals and events
Santee Sioux Wacipi – Flandreau, South Dakota fests and events
Sitting Bull Stampede Rodeo Celebration – Mobridge, South Dakota festivals and events
Summer Arts Festival – Brookings, South Dakota festivals and events
Town and Country Days – Lake Preston, South Dakota festivals and events
Wall Celebration – Wall, South Dakota events
Wessington Fun Day – Wessington, South Dakota events
Edgemont Redneck Rally

Edgemont, South Dakota at Downtown Edgemont and Mud Hill

Sturgis BAM Festival

Sturgis, South Dakota at Sturgis City Park

Brookings Summer Arts Festival

Brookings, South Dakota at Pioneer Park

The Arts Fest

Chamberlain, South Dakota at South Dakota Hall of Fame

Sioux Falls JazzFest
July 18, 2017

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Yankton Trail Park

Danish Viking Days

Viborg, South Dakota at Viborg

Horse and Buggy Days

Sisseton, South Dakota at Anderson Park

Spearfish Festival in the Park

Spearfish, South Dakota at Spearfish City Park

Storybook Land Festival

Aberdeen, South Dakota at Wylie Park

Harvest Fest and Ranch Rodeo

Wilmot, South Dakota at Main Street

Bruce Honey Days

Bruce, South Dakota at Bruce
Annual full weekend of fun for whole family!.

Custer Gold Discovery Days

Custer, South Dakota at Mount Rushmore Road

Mart in the Park

Madison, South Dakota at Library Park

FamilyFest

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at WH Lyons Fairgrounds

South Dakota festivals in August 2017

Riverboat Days

Yankton, South Dakota at Yankton Mall
Past festivals were held on Aug. 15-17, 2017. Yankton has a great festival with activities throughout the city. A huge art fans heaven!

Sioux River Folk Festival

Canton, South Dakota at Newton Hills State Park
This year’s line-up includes Foghorn Stringband, Mark Kreitzer Band, Colin O’Brien, Tom Peterson and Charley Smith, Carolina Story and The Union.

Sioux Empire Fair

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds
The Sioux Empire Fair in Sioux Falls is the largest fair in the state of South Dakota. Gate Admission is $5.00.

Chalk in the Park

Belle Fourche, South Dakota at Herrmann Park
Artist will come together to use chalk to create art work on the sidewalk. Each artist will get a 4ft by.

Brandon Hometown Days

Brandon, South Dakota at McHardy Park
Join us Saturday, August 3rd 2017 at McHardy Park. starting at 3pm. ending with a movie in the park at dark!.

Potato Days

Clark, South Dakota at Dickinson Park
The potato is king in Clark, South Dakota where local farmers grow bushels of the tasty tuber. That’s why, each year,.

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis, South Dakota at Various
Past festivals were held on August 5th through August 11th, 2017.
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Day County Fair

Webster, South Dakota at Fair Grounds
There is something for everyone at the 2017 Day County Fair. Enjoy the many exhibits on display, watch our 4-Hers show.

Fall Flea Market and Auction

Geddes, South Dakota at Geddes
Past festivals were held on August 9-11, 2017.

Watertown Summer Art Showcase

Watertown, South Dakota at Best Western Ramkota Hotel and Event Center
The Watertown Summer Art Showcase is developed by artists, for artists. The mission of the show is to promote top quality.

Brown County Fair

Aberdeen, South Dakota at Brown County Fairgrounds
The Brown County Fair has been providing entertainment and promoting family unity since the 1880’s. It began as a small county.

Turner County Fair

Parker, South Dakota at Turner County Fairgrounds
The Turner County Fair is a free gate four day fair in August. We pride ourselves on our wide array of.

Yankton Riverboat Days and Summer Arts Festival

Yankton, South Dakota at Yankton Mall
Past festivals were held on Augugst 16 – 18, 2017.

Riverboat Days

Yankton, South Dakota at Yankton Mall
Past festivals were held on Aug. 16-18, 2017. Hours: Fri. 10 to 9 PM . Sat 10 – 5:30, Sun. 12-5.

Riverboat Days and Summer Arts Festival

Yankton, South Dakota at Yankton
Festival will be held on August 16-18, 2017.

Yankton Summer Arts Festival

Yankton, South Dakota at Riverside Park
Yankton Area Arts will host the 2017 Summer Arts Festival, one of Yankton’s primary celebrations of the arts. The annual event.

Central States Fair

Rapid City, South Dakota at Fairgrounds
Fair will be held on August 16-25, 2017.

Ideag Dakotafest

Mitchell, South Dakota at Schlaffman Farm
Dakotafest continues to connect industry leading manufacturers/providers with decision making producers. The premier agricultural event in South Dakota, Dakotafest provides both.

Corn Palace Festival

Mitchell, South Dakota at Corn Palace
The Corn Palace serves as a multi-use center for the community and region. The facility hosts stage shows, as well as.

Prairie Village Steam Threshing Jamboree

Madison, South Dakota at Historic Prairie Village
The 51st Annual Steam Threshing Jamboree featuring International Harvester will be held on August 23, 24 and 25, 2017. Make plans.

South Dakota State Fair

Huron, South Dakota at Fairgrounds
Welcome to the South Dakota State Fairgrounds where we host events year round! Make plans to attend August 29 – September 2,.

Lifelight South Dakota

Worthing, South Dakota at LifeLight Festival Grounds
The LifeLight Festival in Worthing South Dakota is the only place you can spend 3 days listening to 6 stages worth of.

Lifelight Outdoor Music Festival

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Wild Water West Water Park

 

Custer County Fair
Hermosa, South Dakota
Aug 8, 2017 –

Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days and Scotland Kuchen Feier
Scotland, South Dakota
Aug 10, 2017 –

Summer Porch Series
Renner , South Dakota
Aug 15, 2017

Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival
Yankton, South Dakota

Riverboat Days Mall Show
Yankton, South Dakota

Downtown Riverfest
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Summer Porch Series
Renner, South Dakota

Summer Porch Series
Renner, South Dakota

Labor Day Weekend Open House
Crazy Horse, South Dakota
Aug 31, 2017 – Sep 2, 2017

Downtown Block Party on the Eastbank
August 2, Downtown Sioux Falls
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First Friday
August 2, Downtown Sioux Falls
All the People You’ll Meet on Mulberry Street
August 2, Chief White Crane, Lewis & Clark Rec Area, Yankton

Fabulous Fun Friday
August 2, Dell Rapids

“The Evolution of Iron” by Clark Martinek
June 8 – August 31, Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell

From the Hills of Boyd County: A Portrait of Place
July 13 – September 21, Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell
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“Oklahoma”
July 26 – August 5, Dakota Theatre, Yankton

57th Annual Fort Randall Traditional Powwow
August 2 – August 4, Yankton Sioux Reservation, Lake Andes

29th Annual Southeast South Dakota Thresherman’s Show
August 2 – August 4, Lennox

Sioux River Folk Festival
August 2 – August 4, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Sioux Empire Fair
August 2 – August 11, W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls

Outdoor University
August 3, Outdoor Campus, Sertoma Park, Sioux Falls

Bean Bag Tournament
August 3, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Prairie Festival
August 3, Armour

Old Fashioned Saturday Night & Car Show
August 3, Avon

Dutch Oven Desserts
August 3, Lake Vermillion Recreaton Area, Montrose

Nature Hike
August 3, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Annual Foothills Classic Car & Tractor Show
August 3, Wessington Springs

Hy-Vee Day at the Zoo
August 3, Great Plains Zoo, Sioux Falls

Walk in the Woods
August 3, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Brandon Hometown Days
August 3, Brandon

Bike MS: Sanford Health Pedal the Plains 2017
August 3 – August 4, Begins and ends in Sioux Falls

Sangria Sundays
August 4, Strawbale Winery, Renner

20th Annual Car Show
August 4, Prairie Village, Madison

Jazz at Fawick
August 8, Fawick Park, Sioux Falls

Jungle Jubilee at the Great Plains Zoo
August 8, Sioux Falls

Nature Day Camp: Reptiles
August 8, Big Sioux Rec Area, Brandon

Thursday Evenings-Summer Porch Series
August 8, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Music in the Garden
August 8, Shakespeare Garden, Wessington Springs

Clay County Fair
August 8 – August 10, Clay County Fair Grounds, Vermillion

Evening in the Vineyard
August 9, Wilde Prairie Winery, Brandon

Fabulous Fun Friday
August 9, Dell Rapids

Harvey Dunn Memorial Society Plein Air Event
August 9 – August 11, DeSmet

Nature Hike
August 10, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Adams Homestead Celebration
August 10, Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve, North Sioux City

Riddle Hunt
August 10, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Turkeys and Deer! Oh My!
August 10, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Perseid Meteor Show/Star Party
August 10, Palisades State Park, Garretson

National Park Service “Families on the River”
August 10, Riverside Park, Yankton

Bird Watching Hike
August 10, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Constellation Stories
August 10, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Park in the Dark Hike
August 10, Lewis & Clark Rec Area, Yankton

Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days
August 10 – August 11, Scotland

Sangria Sundays
August 11, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Turner County Fair
August 12 – August 15, Parker

Duel on the Prairie Cowboy Fast Draw
August 14 – August 18, Mitchell

Jazz at Fawick
August 15, Fawick Park, Sioux Falls

Thursday Evenings-Summer Porch Series
August 15, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Music in the Garden
August 15, Shakespeare Garden, Wessington Springs

Fabulous Fun Friday
August 16, Dell Rapids

Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival
August 16 – August 18, Yankton

Disco Disc Golf Tournament
August 17, Big Sioux Recreation Area, Brandon

Nature Hike
August 17, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Incredible Insects
August 17, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

South Dakota’s State Insect
August 17, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Sea & Sky Saturday
August 17, Sertoma Butterfly House, Sioux Falls

S’Wine & Cheese
August 17, Baumberger Vineyard & Winery, Dell Rapids

Constellation Stories
August 17, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Downtown Riverfest
August 17, Downtown Sioux Falls

Sangria Sundays
August 18, Strawbale Winery, Renner

DakotaFest
August 20 – August 22, Mitchell

DakotaFest Women’s Brunch
August 21, Mitchell

Corn Palace Festival
August 21 – August 25, Mitchell

Jazz at Fawick
August 22, Fawick Park, Sioux Falls

Thursday Evenings-Summer Porch Series
August 22, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Bike Night at J&L Harley-Davidson
August 23, Sioux Falls

Nature Hike
August 23, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Evening in the Vineyard
August 23, Wilde Prairie Winery, Brandon

Fabulous Fun Friday
August 23, Dell Rapids

Corn Palace & Home Product Show
August 23 – August 25, Masonic Temple, Mitchell

Bash to the Colonies-Sailboat Regatta
August 23 – August 25, Yankton

51st Annual Steam Threshing Jamboree
August 23 – August 25, Prairie Village, Madison

Bull-A-Rama
August 23 – August 25, Clay County Fairgrounds, Vermillion

Corn Palace & Home Products Show
August 23 – August 25, Masonic Temple, Mitchell

McCrossan Boys Ranch Xtreme Event Challenge “Beauty & the Beast”
August 24, McCrossan Boys Ranch, Sioux Falls

Nature Hike
August 24, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Frogs
August 24, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Ride Pink Poker Run
August 24, Sioux Falls, South Dakota festivals

Furry Friends
August 24, Newton Hills State Park, Canton
Tour de Corn Bicycle Ride
August 24, Corn Palace, Mitchell

Dog-gone Fun Hike
August 24, Lewis & Clark Rec Area, Yankton

Canton Cycling Classic & Bike FAST-ival
August 24 – August 25, Canton

Great Dakota Wine Fest
August 24 – August 25, Valiant Vineyards, Vermillion

Sangria Sundays
August 25, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Thursday Evenings-Summer Porch Series
August 29, Strawbale Winery, Renner

Fiesta Friday
August 30, Chief White Crane, Lewis & Clark Rec Area, Yankton

Lifelight Outdoor Christian Music Festival
August 30 – September 1, Worthing

CSI: Newton Hills
August 31, Newton Hills State Park, Canton

Nature Hike
August 31, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls

Rockin’ RibFest
August 31, Downtown Yankton

Monarch Butterfly Tagging
August 31, Palisades State Park, Garretson

Labor Day Celebration
August 31 – September 2, Wagner

/ SECOND FRIDAYS ART WALK – RAPID CITY

Explore Black Hills’ hub for art while discovering Downtown Rapid City’s creative side at the Second Fridays Art Walk this summer.Galleries and other businesses will feature artists’ .
/ SUMMER MUSIC SERIES – HILL CITY

Another summer of great music at Prairie Berry Winery! No reservations required for our summer music series of outdoor, live acoustic music. Food and drinks are available from the Prairie Berry Kitchen .
/ STREET MASTERS CAR SHOW & ICE CREAM SOCIAL – FORT PIERRE

Hot rods and cool treats.
/ ADAMS HOMESTEAD CELEBRATION – MCCOOK LAKE

Rope and candle making, visits to Lamont Country School and Stavanger Lutheran Church, live music, kids’ activities, threshing machine and Dutch oven demonstrations, and watermelon seed spitting .
/ MODIFIED FLIGHT PLAN BOOK SIGNING – SPRINGFIELD

Lincoln residents Lisa Kovanda and Brian Thomas (formerly of Springfield) released a new book chronicling Thomas’s recovery from an illness that left him a triple amputee. The authors will be signing copies .
/ ROLLER DERBY – RAPID CITY

Main Street Square will again be laying down the flat track for Rapid City’s original Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby team, The Rushmore Rollerz! Here’s a description from rushmorerollerz about .
/ TUCKER DAY RODEO – HILL CITY

Special needs children are invited to participate in rodeo events. Free barbecue, petting zoo, gold panning and more. Open to the public.
– / TURNER COUNTY FAIR – PARKER

South Dakota’s oldest county fair.
– / BROWN COUNTY FAIR – ABERDEEN

Carnival, concert, three stages of entertainment, 4-H exhibits, open class events, antique tractor pull, rodeo, talent contest, demolition derby, amateur barrel racing, vendors and commercial exhibitors.
– / DUEL ON THE PRAIRIE – MITCHELL

Cowboy Fast Draw state and national championships, contests and horsedrawn carriage.
/ BACON BISTRO WITH LANG TERMES – HILL CITY

Prairie Berry Winery’s Bacon Bistro is a comfortable, elegant experience that highlights the food, wine and atmosphere of Prairie Berry Winery. The fresh, four-course gourmet fare is paired with .
/ BONNY FLEMING PUBLIC ART RECEPTION – HILL CITY

As a photographer, Bonny Fleming is at home on dusty back roads and rugged mountain trails, getting lost and looking for the magic of perfect light. Born and raised in the Black Hills, Bonny works with .
/ SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – RAPID CITY

Thursday nights are full of live music at Main Street Square during this free 13-week concert series.
/ MUSIC IN THE GARDEN – WESSINGTON SPRINGS

Shakespeare Garden will be filled with music this summer on Thursday evenings from June 6 – August 15, except for the 4th of July. Refreshments for sale by local eateries after 6 pm. Bring lawn chairs. .
– / RIVERBOAT DAYS – YANKTON

Arts festival, parades, entertainment, children’s activities and fireworks.
– / FRONTIER DAYS – WAUBAY

Jackpot roping, junior ranch rodeo, community church service and ranch rodeo.
– / FRONTIER DAYS – WHITE RIVER

Wild horse race, bronc riding, team penning, pow wow, rodeo, mutton busting, parade and bowery dance.
– / CENTRAL STATES FAIR & RODEO – RAPID CITY

Carnival, concerts, demolition derby, motocross, vendors and PRCA rodeo.
– / ROSHOLT CENTENNIAL

Celebrating 100 years of Rosholt, South Dakota. Admission: $15 for the weekend.
– / GRAN FONDO SOUTH DAKOTA: TOUR DE PRAIRIE – WATERTOWN

The first annual Gran Fondo South Dakota: Tour de Prairie bicycle ride has three length options: the Gran Fondo, a 104 mile bicycle ride from Watertown to Milbank and back, the 68 mile Medio Fondo and much more!

Movies Under the Stars – The Mask of Zorro

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
August 5 – 11, 2017

11th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride

Custer Cruisin’ Mayor’s Ride

Nature Day Camp: Nature Explorers

Black Hills Playhouse “Hound of the Baskervilles”
August 8 – 18, 2017

Custer County Fair
August 8 – 11, 2017

Custer Cruisin’ Veterans’ Appreciation Ride

Main Street Square Concert Series- Bo Ladner Band

Arrowhead Pro-Am Golf Tournament
August 8 – 10, 2017

Rapid City Summer Nights

Rapid City Summer Nights
August 8 – 15, 2017

Opening Night Bonus Feature: Hound of the Baskervilles

Prairie Berry Winery’s Summer Music Series

Rapid City Second Fridays Art Walk

South Dakota State Amateur Baseball Tournament
August 9 – 11, 2017

Open 4D Jackpot Barrel Race

Second Fridays Art Walk

Roller Derby

Rushmore Rollerz Pirates vs. Zombies

Aurora Gala Day
Aurora

Sangria Sundays
Renner

Summer Porch Series
Renner

Corn Maze
Harrisburg – Oct 20, 2017

Sangria Sundays
Renner

Summer Porch Series
Renner

Midcontinent Free Day
Watertown

Justin Moore in Concert
Aberdeen

Black Hills Geo-Bash VI
Spearfish –

Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival
Yankton –

Downtown Riverfest
Sioux Falls

Sangria Sundays
Renner

Corn Palace Festival
Mitchell –

Summer Porch Series
Renner

Kool Deadwood Nites
Deadwood –

Sangria Sundays
Renner

Summer Porch Series of South Dakota festivals
Renner

LifeLight South Dakota Festival
Worthing – Sep 1, 2017

Rockin’ RibFest
Yankton

July 25, 2017 –

CHILDREN OF EDEN (PLAY) – CUSTER

Freely based on the story of Genesis, Children of Eden is a frank, heartfelt and often humorous leader in South Dakota festivals.

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August 1, 2017 –

FALL RIVER COUNTY FAIR – EDGEMONT

Rodeos, 4-H, livestock shows, demolition derby, parade, rubber check race, hog wrestling and chuckwagon feed.
– GALA DAY – AURORA

Parade led by Mr. And Mrs. Aurora, Howard and Luella Schlobohm, 5K run/walk, car show, beanbag tournament, Great Plains ZooMobile, Dakota Potters “make and take” raku pottery, teen dance, family-friendly .

SIOUX EMPIRE FAIR – SIOUX FALLS

Livestock judging, petting zoo, exhibits, carnival rides, rodeo and music by Godsmack and others.

WOUNDED KNEE MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE RUN

Follows the trail of Chief Big Foot from Fort Yates, N.D. to Wounded Knee.

CUSTER CRUISING

Motorcycle rides and tours, bike show and vendors.

– SIOUX RIVER FOLK FESTIVAL

The lineup for this traditional music festival includes The Barley Jacks with Brian Wicklund, Jack Klatt and the Cat Swingers, Trout Steak Revival, The Jeters, Tom Schaefer with Tom Peterson & .

 

DOWNTOWN ART RECEPTION – South Dakota festivals

Opening art reception for former Spearfish resident Kirk Jordan’s photography show, “Downtown.” The show will run July 30-. Admission: free.

SUMMER MUSIC SERIES – HILL CITY

Another summer of great music at Prairie Berry Winery! No reservations required for our summer music series of outdoor, live acoustic music. Food and drinks are available from the Prairie Berry Kitchen .

 

The Merch Tent: a staple of every big concert. Eclectic paraphernalia lined up in rows and rows, novel items piled on tables. We’re recreating the dizzying joy at Ipso’s Merch Tent. We’ve invited ten artists .

STRAW BALE DAYS – CARTHAGE

Parade, cow plop bingo, children’s games, baseball, pie-eating contest, and music.

BIKE MS : PEDAL THE PLAINS – SIOUX FALLS

Bicyclists choose between 50-, 75- or 100-mile routes, with live music, massage therapists, heated pool and banquet at the finish line.

GLACIAL LAKES 4-H RODEO – SISSETON

South Dakota youth ages 8-18 compete to qualify for state competition. Ambassador horsemanship competition on Saturday.

OUTDOOR UNIVERSITY –
SIOUX FALLS

Introducing South Dakota’s outdoors through family-friendly activities like fishing, kayaking, outdoor cooking, archery and more.

FOOTHILLS CLASSIC CAR & TRACTOR SHOW –
WESSINGTON SPRINGS

Eighteen car and truck classes, seven tractor classes plus kids’ pedal pull, motorcycle show, hot wheels derby and broads’ powder puff pull.
BLOOMIN’ QUILT PARTY –
BROOKINGS

Over 140 quilts on display, flowers, music by bagpipers, fiddlers and Plum Crazy and memorial for quilter Karen Spurgeon.

CHALK IN THE PARK – BELLE FOURCHE

Each artist will get a 4 ft. by 4 ft. square to create a masterpiece. Chalk and supplies are provided. Reserve early to reserve space. The registered artist work will be judged by a panel of 3 to determine .

INSIDE OUT – RAPID CITY

Art, scavenger hunt, urban plein air competition and wet sale, community sculpture and mural, artist trading card show and workshop, artist booths, kids’ activities, prizes and family-friendly fun.

SUMMER MUSIC SERIES –
HILL CITY

 

Another summer of great music at Prairie Berry Winery! No reservations required for our summer music series of outdoor, live acoustic music. Food and drinks are available from the Prairie Berry Kitchen .

Sioux Empire Fair is the largest fair in South Dakota. The event takes place over nine days in August and includes carnival rides, food, agricultural shows, live entertainment, exhibits and much more.

A similar event is the South Dakota State Fair n August to September in Huron, South Dakota.
Powwows are celebrations of Native American culture and heritage and often include traditional dress, dancing, music, arts and crafts, singing and other cultural activities. Powwows are held throughout the year, especially in summer. Browse a list of powwows in South Dakota to learn more.

The Buffalo Roundup & Arts Festival at Custer State Park allows visitors to watch a roundup of around 1,300 buffalo. After the roundup, visitors can see arts and crafts vendors, enjoy pancakes and other food, see traditional Native American entertainment and enjoy other fun activities over two days in September. Learn more at the state park website.

Wild Bill Days and Days of ‘76 rodeo are two events held in the historic city of Deadwood. Wild Bill Days brings free music and entertainment to the city each June, while the Days of ’76 Rodeo includes a parade and rodeo events each July. Browse the Historic Deadwood website for more information on historical and cultural events in the city.

Oahe Days is a music and arts festival in Steamboat Park in Pierre. The June event features live music, a parade, art exhibits, food, art vendors and other fun activities for kids and adults.

Crazy Horse VolksMarch is an annual hike up the Crazy Horse Memorial. Though the memorial isn’t complete, up to 15,000 hikers attend the event during the first full weekend in June and can see a close-up view of the mountain sculpture, which includes the 87-foot high face of Crazy Horse.

South Dakota festivals in September 2017

Here are the top September South Dakota festivals you dont want to miss this year.

  1. South Dakota State Fair – The South Dakota State Fair is a great event held in Huron on September 01, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  2. Lifelight South Dakota – The Lifelight South Dakota is a great event held in Worthing
  3. Ribs Rods and Rock ‘n Roll – The Ribs Rods and Rock ‘n Roll is a great event held in Vermillion on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  4. James Valley Threshing and Two Cylindar Club Show – The James Valley Threshing and Two Cylindar Club Show is a great event held in Andover on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  5. Deadwood Jam – The Deadwood Jam is a great event held in Deadwood on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  6. North Country Fiber Fair – The North Country Fiber Fair is a great event held in Watertown
  7. Empire Mall Fall Festival – The Empire Mall Fall Festival is a great event held in Sioux Falls on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  8. Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival – The Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival is a great event held in Custer
  9. Deadwood Oktoberfest

Sidewalk Arts Festival

Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Washington Pavilion, 301 South Main Avenue
Huron Prairie Fest

Huron, South Dakota at Mountain-Prairie
Sioux Falls Germanfest
Sioux Falls, South Dakota at Falls Park
Kuchen Festival and Harvest Festival
Delmont, South Dakota at Downtown Delmont and at the Farm just 1/4 mile west of Delmont
Beef `n Fun Day

Mobridge, South Dakota at Main Street

AQHA Region 2 Championship Show
Rapid City, South Dakota at Central State Fairgrounds
South Dakota Film Festival in Aberdeen is held each September. Many films from the Great Plains region of the U.S. are included in the festival, but other feature films, documentaries, short films and other pieces are also included. Another film festival in South Dakota is the Black Hills Film Festival in Hill City.

North Country Fiber Fair
Watertown, South Dakota at Codington County Extension Complex
Edgemont Fall Festival

Edgemont, South Dakota at Downtown Edgemont and Mud Hill
German – Russian Schmeckfest

Eureka, South Dakota at 7th Street
American Indian Day and Powwow Celebration
Chamberlain, South Dakota at Saint Joseph’s Indian School

Holiday Arts Fall Show
Mitchell, South Dakota at Masonic Temple

Buffalo Roundup Art Festival
Custer, South Dakota at Custer State Park

Buffalo Roundup Arts Festival
Custer, South Dakota at Custer State Park

South Dakota festivals in October 2017

  • Huron Harvest Fest
  • Pumpkin Fest and Lighted Night Parade in Webster, South Dakota at Throughtout Webster
  • River City Band Festival in Chamberlain, South Dakota at Chamberlain’s Main Street
  • Harvest Festival in Renner, South Dakota at Strawbale Winery

South Dakota festivals in November 2017

  • Winter Wonderland Kick-Off
  • Winterfest
  • Rapid City Thanksgiving Show

South Dakota festivals in December 2017

  • Rapid City Christmas Show
  • Winterwonder Land

South Dakota festivals in January 2017

  • Aberdeen Winterfest in Aberdeen, South Dakota
  • Frederick Running Festival in Frederick, South Dakota
  • Mobridge Area Art Show in Mobridge, South Dakota
  • Black Hills Dance Festival in Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Harvest Festival in Renner, South Dakota
  • Fall Sioux Empire Arts & Crafts Show in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Festival Of Bands in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Parade of Lights in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Winterfest Of Wheels in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • USD Spring Orchestra Festival in Vermillion, South Dakota

Alaska festivals and top events, county fairs, music fests, and things to do in 2017 in AK

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Palmer, Alaska – Looking for something to do this summer? We have an event you won’t want to miss this August, the 2016 Alaska State Fair. The top 15 reasons to see the 2016 Alaska State Fair this year. One of the best events in all of Matanuska Susitna Borough. With well over 500 festivals …

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Alaska festivals in February 2017

Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race – Fairbanks to Whitehorse

Tesoro Iron Dog – Wasilla to Nome to Fairbanks Formerly known, as the Iron Dog Gold Rush Classic

So you think you know the top Alaskan festivals in February?  Here’s the current leaders; leave a comment to vote on your top event to be announce in 2017 counting all 2017 votes via comment or facebook likes.  Here’s the current leaders:

  1. Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race – Fairbanks
  2. Tesoro Iron Dog – Wasilla to Nome to Fairbanks
  3. Fur Rendezvous Festival – Anchorage
  4. Iceworm Festival in Cordova

February, 2017

  • Anchorage Fur Rendezvous in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Wearable Art Show in Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Alaska Ice Festival in North Pole, Alaska

Alaska festivals in March 2017

Add your events and festivals for May in Alaska today!  All celebrations and festival submissions are welcome and totally free for all events!  Visit our Alaska festival submission page Iditarod in Anchorage-Nome Winter Carnival in Fairbanks

March 5, 2017

  • Parade & Procession in Anchorage, Alaska

March, 2017

  • Iditarod in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Valley Arts & Crafts Guild, Arts & Craft Bazaar in Wasilla, Alaska
  • Iditarod Sled Dog Race early – mid March Nome, Alaska
  • Alaska Folk Festival early to mid April Juneau, Alaska
  • Stikine River Migratory Bird and Garnet Festival 3rd week in April in Wrangell, Alaska
  • Juneau Jazz and Classics early May Juneau, Alaska
  • May Day Fly-In and Air Show early to mid May Valdez, Alaska
  • Gold Rush Days mid June Juneau, Alaska
  • Sitka Summer Music Festival June Sitka, Alaska
  • Mount Marathon 4th July Seward, Alaska
  • Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow mid July Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Golden Days late July Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Alaska Blueberry Festival early August Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Alaska State Fair late August – early September Palmer, Alaska
  • Alaska Day Festival mid October Sitka, Alaska
  • Sitka Whalefest early November Sitka, Alaska
  • Alaska Bald Eagle Festival mid November Haines, Alaska
  • ANCHORAGE FOLK FESTIVAL Dates: mid-January Where: Anchorage, Alaska
  • TRAPPER CREEK BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL in Trapper Creek, Alaska CLUCKING BLOSSOM COMMUNITY FESTIVAL Dates: late-May Where: Fairbanks, Alaska
  • SITKA SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL Dates: through most of June Where: Sitka, Alaska
  • THREE BARONS RENAISSANCE FAIR Dates: first two weekends of June Where: Anchorage, Alaska
  • FAIRBANKS SUMMER FOLK FEST Dates: early June Where: Fairbanks, Alaska
  • BLUE LOON SOLSTICE CONCERT Dates: 3rd week of June Where: Fairbanks, Alaska
  • FAIRBANKS MIDNIGHT SUN SOLSTICE FESTIVAL Dates: 3rd week of June Where: Fairbanks, Alaska
  • SELDOVIA SUMMER SOLSTICE MUSIC FESTIVAL Dates: 3rd week of June Where: Seldovia, Alaska
  • GIRDWOOD FOREST FAIR Date: early July Where: Girdwood, Alaska
  • ANDERSON BLUEGRASS and COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL Dates: last weekend in July Where: Anderson, Alaska
  • Girdwood Forest Fair Date: July Address: Mile 2.2 on the Alyeska Highway in Girdwood, Alaska
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Deltana Fair Date: July / August Address: Fair Grounds on Nistler Road Delta Junction, Alaska

  • Southeast Alaska State Fair Date: July /August Address: Haines, Alaska
  • Tanana Valley State Fair Date: August Address: 1800 College Road Fairbanks Alaska 99709
  • Kenai Peninsula State Fair Date: August Address: 16200 Sterling Hwy, Ninilchik, Alaska
  • Alaska State Fair Date: August to September Address: 2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer, Alaska
  • Kodiak Rodeo and State Fair Date: September Address: 10102 West Rezanof at the Fairgrounds in Bells Flats; Kodiak, Alaska.
  • Anchorage Folk Festival Date: January Address: Anchorage, Alaska
  • Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival Date: January Address: Egan Civic and Convention Center Anchorage, Alaska
  • Bard-A-Thon Date: January Address: Empress Theatre Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Iron Dog Date: January Address: Watilla–Nome–Fairbanks and other locations, Alaska
  • Alaska Folk Festival Date: April Address: Centennial Hall, Juneau, Alaska
  • Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival Date: May Address: Homer, Alaska 99603 infohomeralaska
  • Kodiak Crab Festival Date: May Address: Kodiak, Alaska
  • Kachemak Kayak Fest Date: May Address: Homer, Alaska
  • Eagle River-Chugiak Bear Paw Festival Vendor Court Date: July Address: in the parking lot south of Garcia’s Anchorage, Alaska
  • Moose Dropping Festival Date: July Address: Talkeetna, Alaska
  • Fairbanks Folk Festivals
  • Anchorage Folk Festival
  • Alaska Irish Music Festival
  • St. Patrick’s Day Ceili
  • Alaska State Fair in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska
  • Blueberry Festival in Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Southeast Alaska State Fair and Bald Eagle Music Festival in Haines, Alaska
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Alaska festivals in April 2017

April needs more of your events for 2017!  Submit your Alaskan fairs, carnivals, and festivals for 2017!

  • Alaska Folk Festival in Juneau
  • Extreme Skiing Championships in Valdez
  • Whale Festival in Kodiak
  • Hummingbird Festival in Ketchikan
  • Stikine River Garnet Festival in Wrangell

April, 2017

  • Randy Smith Garden Bazaar and Earthday Fair in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Alaska Folk Festival in Juneau, Alaska
  • Arctic Man in Summit Lake, Alaska

Alaska festivals in May 2017

April needs more of your events for 2017!  Submit your Alaskan fairs, carnivals, and festivals for 2017!

  • Crab Festival – Kodiak Island, Alaska
  • Jazz and Classics – Juneau, Alaska
  • Kachemak Bay Kayak Festival – Homer, Alaska
  • Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival – Homer, Alaska
  • Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival – Homer, Alaska
  • Little Norway Festival – Petersburg, Alaska
  • Copper River Shorebird Festival in Cordova

May 19, 2017

  • Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival in Kenai, Alaska

May, 2017

  • Alaska Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival in Haines, Alaska
  • Juneau Jazz and Classics in Juneau, Alaska

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Alaska festivals in June 2017

Three Barons Renaissance Faire June Weapons: allowed for performers only.  Sorry Republicans!!!

June, 2017

  • Festival Camping in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Sitka Summer Music Festival in Anchorage, Alaska
  • The Road to Warped Tour in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Three Barons Renaissance Fair in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Warped Tour in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Fairbanks Summer Folk Fest in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Midnight Sun Festival in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Palmer Colony Days Festival in Palmer, Alaska
  • Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival in Seldovia, Alaska
  • Sitka Summer Music Festival in Sitka, Alaska
  • Alaska Oceans Festival in Anchorage
  • Edward Albee Theater Conference in Valdez
  • Kenai River Festival in Soldotna
    • Colony Days – Palmer, Alaska
    • Juneteenth Celebration – Anchorage, Alaska
    • Kachemak Bay Kayak Festival – Homer, Alaska
    • Midnight Sun Intertribal Powwow – Fairbanks, Alaska
    • Summer Music Festival – Sitka, Alaska
    • Summer Solstice Music Festival – Seldovia, Alaska

Alaska festivals in July 2017

Mount Marathon Run in Seward Soapy Smith’s wake –Skagway

  • Bear Paw Festival – Anchorage, Alaska
  • Moose Dropping Festival – Talkeetna, Alaska
  • Sandhill Crane Festival – Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Summer Arts Festival – Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Anchorage Film Festival in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Bear Paw Festival in Eagle River, Alaska
  • Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Southeast Alaska State Fair in Haines, Alaska AKA Bald Eagle Music Festival
  • Mount Marathon Race in Seward, Alaska
  • Girdwood Forest Fair in Girdwood, AK

Anchorage Market and Festival – Julys in Anchorage, Alaska

Bear Paw Festival in Anchorage, Alaska

Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival at the University of Alaska Fairbanks – Fairbanks, Alaska.

The Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival is broadening its reach into more trad music with a first week of an American Roots Series and more. Actually, there is quite a diversity of music and arts at this two week long event.

  • Dawson City Music Festival – a great festival held the second to last weekend in July, bringing a large influx into this small Yukon community. Contact Sarah Palin in the government or info@dcmf.com or 867-993-5584.

World Eskimo-Indian Olympics in mid July in Fairbanks, Alaska

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2017 Alaska festivals in August

Here are your top August 2017 Alaska festivals, music festivals, art festivals or county fairs.

  1. Tanana Valley State Fair – the state fair is a great event held each August in Fairbanks, to learn more, visit Tanana Valley State Fair 2017 info page.
  2. Kenai Peninsula Fair held in Ninilchik Alaska August 19- 21
  3. Alaska State Fair held in Palmer Alaska August 25 to September 5th

Visit our page for complete list of all 2017 August Alaskan events.

2017 Alaska festivals you can’t miss

That’s not a problem in the summer, but there are plenty of summer events, too, such as summer solstice celebrations, the Halibut derby in Homer, Seward’s July Fourth Mount Marathon race perhaps the bloodiest race in America, as racers sometimes lose their footing in their efforts to be the fastest to get up and down the 3,000-foot mountain and its Silver Salmon Derby in there’s even a salmon derby at Ship Creek, in the shadow of downtown Anchorage.

Top 20 highest rated festivals in AK according your votes in 2016

  1. Alaska State Fair in Palmer AK
  2. Blueberry festival in Girlwood
  3. Harvest Festival
  4. Shorebird Festival also known as the Kachemak Bay fest in Homer is held in May
  5. Infinite Summer Fest
  6. Alaska Folk Festival
  7. Alaska Salsa festival
  8. Bear Paw Festival
  9. Anchorage Music Fest in June
  10. Kayak Festival in Homer held in June
  11. Bald Eagle Festival
  12. Iceworm Festival
  13. Fairbanks Winter Carnival
  14. Dog Sled Race – Iditarod Race
  15. Summer Solstice Celebration
  16. Festival of Flowers and Floral Fest
  17. Alaskan Native Games Festival
  18. Rainforest Fest in September in Petersburg
  19. Brewfest in September
  20. Seward fest – musik festival and arts and craft event in september

Top Music festivals in Alaska

Here are the top 5 best music festivals in Alaska, these top three were selected as they were listed in the top 100 music festivals of all time.

  • Sitka Jazz Festival 2017 – February in Sitka Alaska http://www.sitkajazzfestival.com/
  • Sitka Summer Music Festival 2017 – held  in June in Sitka Alaska http://www.sitkamusicfestival.org/
  • Home Skillet Music Festival – held in July in Sitka Alaska To learn more about the Home Skillet event, click Sitka Home Skillet Org
  • Alaskan Folk Festival 2017
  • Anchorage Music Festival
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Top 20 highest rated festivals in AK according your votes in 2017

  1. Alaska State Fair in Palmer AK
  2. Blueberry festival in Girlwood
  3. Harvest Festival
  4. Shorebird Festival also known as the Kachemak Bay fest in Homer is held in May
  5. Infinite Summer Fest
  6. Alaska Folk Festival
  7. Alaska Salsa festival
  8. Bear Paw Festival
  9. Anchorage Music Fest in June
  10. Kayak Festival in Homer held in June
  11. Bald Eagle Festival
  12. Iceworm Festival
  13. Fairbanks Winter Carnival
  14. Dog Sled Race in Iditarod Race
  15. Summer Solstice Celebration
  16. Festival of Flowers and Floral Fest
  17. Alaskan Native Games Festival
  18. Rainforest Fest in September in Petersburg
  19. Brewfest
  20. Seward fest in musik festival and arts and craft event

 

Alaska festivals in September 2017

  • Alaska State Fair – Anchorage, Alaska
  • Kodiak State Fair and Rodeo – Kodiak Island, Alaska
  • Call to Artists in Anchorage, Alaska 99508
  • Humpys Oktoberfest in Palmer AK
  1. Sav-A-Life Artisan Festival – The Sav-A-Life Artisan Festival is a great event held in Decatur on September 01, 2017 to September 16, 2017.
  2. First Monday Weekend Trade Days – September – The First Monday Weekend Trade Days – September is a great event held in Scottsboro on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  3. Sweet Tater Festival – The Sweet Tater Festival is a great event held in Cullman on September 04, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  4. Decatur Riverfest – The Decatur Riverfest is a great event held in Decatur on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  5. Birmingham Artwalk – The Birmingham Artwalk is a great event held in Birmingham on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  6. Birmingham Oktoberfest – The Birmingham Oktoberfest is a great event held in Birmingham on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  7. Nell Hardeman Memorial Waterfront Show – The Nell Hardeman Memorial Waterfront Show is a great event held in Montgomery on September 11, 2017 to September 26, 2017.
  8. Blount County Fair – The Blount County Fair is a great event held in Oneonta on September 13, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  9. Arab Community Fair – The Arab Community Fair is a great event held in Arab on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  10. Alabama Women in Jazz Festival – The Alabama Women in Jazz Festival is a great event held in To Be Announced on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  11. NEACA Fall Craft Show – The NEACA Fall Craft Show is a great event held in Huntsville on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  12. North Alabama State Fair – The North Alabama State Fair is a great event held in Muscle Shoals on September 20, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  13. Foster Fest – October – The Foster Fest – October is a great event held in Dothan on September 21, 2017 to October 06, 2017.
  14. Cullman County Fair – The Cullman County Fair is a great event held in Cullman on September 22, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  15. Winfield Mule Day – The Winfield Mule Day is a great event held in Winfield on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  16. Homestead Hollow Harvest Festival – The Homestead Hollow Harvest Festival is a great event held in Springville on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  17. Porktoberque – The Porktoberque is a great event held in Dothan on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  18. Art in the Gardens – The Art in the Gardens is a great event held in Hoover on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  19. Jubilee Festival – The Jubilee Festival is a great event held in Daphne on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  20. Artisan and Boutique Clothing Show – The Artisan and Boutique Clothing Show is a great event held in Huntsville on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  21. River Clay Fine Arts Festival – The River Clay Fine Arts Festival is a great event held in Decatur on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  22. Taste of the Bayou – The Taste of the Bayou is a great event held in Irvington on September 24, 2017 to September 26, 2017.
  23. Dekalb County VFW Agricultural Fair – The Dekalb County VFW Agricultural Fair is a great event held in Fort Payne on September 26, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  24. Southern Women’s Show ~ Birmingham – The Southern Women’s Show ~ Birmingham is a great event held in Birmingham on September 29, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  25. Alabama Butterbean Festival – The Alabama Butterbean Festival is a great event held in Pinson on September 30, 2017 to October 01, 2017.

2017 Alaska festivals in October 2017

  • Alaska Day Festival – Sitka, Alaska
  • International Sled Dog Symposium – Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Oktoberfest – Valdez, Alaska
  • Alyeska Oktoberfest at Alyeska, AK Resort
  • Earth, Fire and Fibre show  in Anchorage
  • Kendall Hockey Classic – Sullivan Arena Get pumped for hockey season at the two day Kendall Hockey Classic
  • Eagle River Brew Fest – Eagle River, Alaska
  • Valdez Convention and Visitors Bureau in Valdez, Alaska 99686
  • Mighty Matanuska Brewfest – Palmer, Alaska
  • Southeast Alaska Autumn Pour – Juneau, Alaska

2017 Alaska festivals in November 2017

  • Great Alaska Shootout in Anchorage
  • Bald Eagle Festival in Haines Whale Fest in Sitka

Winter Fest in Talkeetna

Upcoming Alaska festivals and events

  • Alaskan Christmas Bazaar in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Holiday Bazaar in Chugiak, Alaska
  • Alaska Bald Eagle Festival in Haines, Alaska

Alaska festivals in December 2017

Here are the top December festivals and events in Alaska.  Currently there are no events listed in our top 1000 national festivals, but for complete listings visit our December Alaska event feed.

  • Colony Christmas Craft Fair
  • Christmas Village

Alaska festivals in January 2017

January, 2017

  • Anchorage Folk Festival in Anchorage, Alaska

Polar Bear Jump

Top California festivals in 2017

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Here are some of the best festivals in California for 2017.  Be sure to mark these on your calendars, these are ones not to miss. The top California festivals 2017 is the complete list of all the California festivals and events that you do NOT WANT TO MISS!

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Top rated California festivals in 2017

Here are our highest rated events from 2016 that are sure to be stellar in 2017.

  1. California State Fair
  2. Lobster fest
  3. Renaissance festival
  4. Coachella
  5. Lavender festival
  6. Indio Music Festival
  7. Poppy Festival
  8. California Bluegrass festival
  9. Avocado Fest
  10. Brewers Festival
  11. San Francisco music festival
  12. California Roots festival
  13. Mushroom Festival
  14. California artisan cheese festival
  15. Reggae festival
  16. Cherry festival
  17. BBQ Festival
  18. San Diego Jazz festival
  19. Shakespeare festival
  20. Tulip Festival
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February California festivals and events

  • Anime Expo in Los Angeles, California
  • Laguna Beach Music Festival in Laguna Beach, California
  • Fresno Marti Gras Dance Festival in Fresno, California
  • Riverside County Fair And National Date Festival in Indio, California
  • San Diego Tet Festival in San Diego, California
  • On the Edge 6, Erotic Photography & Sculpture Exhibit in San Francisco, California
  • Desert Arts Festival in Palm Springs, California
  • Nevada City Mardi Gras Celebration in Nevada City, California
  • Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp in San Diego, California
  • 1st Fridays Art Walk in Salinas, California
  • Art Under the Umbrellas at Old Town La Quinta in La Quinta, California
  • MIGUEL TRISTAN – LIVE MUSIC AT COLLEGE OF THE DESERT STREET FAIR in Palm Desert, California
  • Noise Pop in Oakland, California
  • Russian Festival – San Francisco, CA
  • La Quinta Art Festival – La Quinta CA
  • Migration Festival – Santa Cruz
  • San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival – San Francisco CA
  • Cloverdale Citrus Fair – Cloverdale, CA
  • Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival – Indio, CA
  • Spam Festival – Isleton, CA
  • California Duck Days festival – Davis California
  • Almond Blossom Festival – Ripon, CA
  • Spirit of the Flame Challenge Gymnastics Tourney – San Jose CA
  • Snow Festival – Lake Tahoe, CA

Contra Costa Camp FAir – Lafayette CA
CHOCOLATE FESTIVALS – Belmont Shore, Escondido, Lodi
Holtville Carrot Festival
Wine & Chocolate Weekend

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival
Indio, California

Olive Festival Finale Weekend at Vin Olivo in Sonoma, California
LONG BEACH Scottish Festival Whiskey Tasting Festival

SOLVANG Wine & Beer Walk

RIPON Almond Blossom Festival & Parade

Palm Desert Greek Festival in Santa Cruz, California

SAN FRANCISCO BAY FLYWAY FESTIVAL in Mare Island, Vallejo, CA
GALT WINTER BIRD FESTIVAL in Galt, CA
WINTER WINGS FESTIVAL in Klamath Falls, Oregon
President’s Day Weekend
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CALIFORNIA DUCK DAYS in Davis, CA

Los Angeles Bacon Festival at Paramount Studios, 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles

Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival

African-American Festival

Chocolate Decadence and Pechanga Wine Festival

March California festivals and events

March, 2017

  • Paid Dues Festival in San Bernardino, California
  • Self Help Festival in San Bernardino, California

April California festivals and events

May California festivals and events

May, 2017

  • California Roots Music and Arts Festival in Monterey, California
  • BottleRock Festival in Napa, California

June California festivals and events

All the top June festivals in California that you can not miss!

July California festivals and events

July, 2017

  • Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California
  • Playboy Jazz Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Sunnyvale Art and Wine Festival in Sunnyvale, California

August California festivals and events

August, 2017

  • Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, California

Top Events coming up in California

Fringe Festival dates in California – Fringe festival is one of the hottest California music festivals besides Coachella.

  • ROGUE FESTIVAL (Fresno, CA)
  • HOLLYWOOD FRINGE
  •  SAN DIEGO FRINGE FESTIVAL
  • SANTA CRUZ FRINGE FESTIVAL
  • SAN FRANCISCO FRINGE

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September California festivals and events

September, 2017

  • Long Beach Lobster Festival in Long Beach, California
  1. Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair – The Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair is a great event held in Bishop on September 01, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  2. Strawberry Fall Music Festival – The Strawberry Fall Music Festival is a great event held in Tuolumne on September 01, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  3. Lake County Fair – The Lake County Fair is a great event held in Lakeport on September 01, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  4. Inter-Mountain Fair – The Inter-Mountain Fair is a great event held in Mcarthur on September 01, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  5. Norco Fair – The Norco Fair is a great event held in Norco on September 01, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  6. Villagefest – September – The Villagefest – September is a great event held in Palm Springs on September 01, 2017 to September 16, 2017.
  7. Kris Kringle Boutique- Northridge – The Kris Kringle Boutique- Northridge is a great event held in Northridge on September 02, 2017 to September 03, 2017.
  8. Homewood Fine Arts and Crafts Festival – The Homewood Fine Arts and Crafts Festival is a great event held in Homewood on September 02, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  9. Tejano Conjunto Festival – The Tejano Conjunto Festival is a great event held in Sacramento on September 02, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  10. Pasadena International Gem and Jewelry Show – The Pasadena International Gem and Jewelry Show is a great event held in Pasadena on September 02, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  11. Labor Day Weekend Craft Sale – The Labor Day Weekend Craft Sale is a great event held in Mendocino on September 02, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  12. Joshua Fest – The Joshua Fest is a great event held in Quincy on September 02, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  13. Mammoth Lakes Labor Day Festival of the Arts – The Mammoth Lakes Labor Day Festival of the Arts is a great event held in Mammoth Lakes on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  14. Bishop Labor Day Arts and Crafts Fair – The Bishop Labor Day Arts and Crafts Fair is a great event held in Bishop on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  15. Mariposa County Fair – The Mariposa County Fair is a great event held in Mariposa on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  16. Santa Ana Labor Day Festival – The Santa Ana Labor Day Festival is a great event held in Santa Ana on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  17. L.A. County Fair – The L.A. County Fair is a great event held in Pomona on September 02, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  18. Monrovia Friday Night Family Street Fair – September – The Monrovia Friday Night Family Street Fair – September is a great event held in Monrovia on September 02, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  19. Labor Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Festival (Formerly Ceda – The Labor Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Festival (Formerly Ceda is a great event held in Arnold on September 03, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  20. Arts and Crafts Fair at the Newman Fall Festival – The Arts and Crafts Fair at the Newman Fall Festival is a great event held in Newman on September 03, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  21. Millbrae Art and Wine Festival – The Millbrae Art and Wine Festival is a great event held in Millbrae on September 03, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  22. Pleasanton Scottish Gathering and Games – The Pleasanton Scottish Gathering and Games is a great event held in Pleasanton on September 03, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  23. Paul Bunyon Craft Fair – The Paul Bunyon Craft Fair is a great event held in Fort Bragg on September 03, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  24. Aloha Beach Festival – The Aloha Beach Festival is a great event held in Ventura on September 03, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  25. Fiesta Hermosa Arts and Crafts Exhibit and Festival – The Fiesta Hermosa Arts and Crafts Exhibit and Festival is a great event held in Hermosa Beach on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  26. Sierra Arts and Crafts Festival Labor Day – The Sierra Arts and Crafts Festival Labor Day is a great event held in Kernville on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  27. Kings Mountain Art Fair – The Kings Mountain Art Fair is a great event held in Woodside on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  28. Sausalito Art Festival – The Sausalito Art Festival is a great event held in Sausalito on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  29. Long Beach Greek Festival by the Sea – The Long Beach Greek Festival by the Sea is a great event held in Long Beach on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  30. Festival of Sail – The Festival of Sail is a great event held in San Diego on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  31. Morro Bay Art in the Park – September – The Morro Bay Art in the Park – September is a great event held in Morro Bay on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  32. Santa Clarita Swap Meet – September – The Santa Clarita Swap Meet – September is a great event held in Santa Clarita on September 03, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  33. Livermore Wine Harvest Festival – The Livermore Wine Harvest Festival is a great event held in Livermore on September 04, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  34. September Monthly Show – The September Monthly Show is a great event held in Pomona on September 04, 2017 to September 19, 2017.
  35. Seasons and Holidays – Upland – The Seasons and Holidays – Upland is a great event held in Upland on September 08, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  36. Banning Stagecoach Days – The Banning Stagecoach Days is a great event held in Banning on September 08, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  37. Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair – The Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair is a great event held in Tulelake on September 08, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  38. Madera District Fair – The Madera District Fair is a great event held in Madera on September 08, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  39. Anaheim Fall Festival – The Anaheim Fall Festival is a great event held in Anaheim on September 08, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  40. Wilmington Fiestas Patrias Celebration – The Wilmington Fiestas Patrias Celebration is a great event held in Los Angeles on September 08, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  41. Cloverdale Car and Motorcycle Show – The Cloverdale Car and Motorcycle Show is a great event held in Cloverdale on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  42. Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival – The Santa Rosalia Fisherman’s Festival is a great event held in Monterey on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  43. Long Beach Lobster Festival – The Long Beach Lobster Festival is a great event held in Long Beach on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  44. San Mateo International Gem and Jewelry Show – The San Mateo International Gem and Jewelry Show is a great event held in San Mateo on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  45. Roamin Angels Car Show – The Roamin Angels Car Show is a great event held in Grass Valley on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  46. Ventura Fall Home Garden and RV Show – The Ventura Fall Home Garden and RV Show is a great event held in Ventura on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  47. Tall Ships Festival – The Tall Ships Festival is a great event held in Dana Point on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  48. Honey Bee Festival – The Honey Bee Festival is a great event held in Palo Cedro on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  49. Seal Beach Arts and Crafts Faire – The Seal Beach Arts and Crafts Faire is a great event held in Seal Beach on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  50. Mountain View Art and Wine Festival – The Mountain View Art and Wine Festival is a great event held in Mountain View on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  51. Fire Knife Competition – The Fire Knife Competition is a great event held in Long Beach on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  52. Capitola Art and Wine Festival – The Capitola Art and Wine Festival is a great event held in Capitola on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  53. Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival – The Chinatown Autumn Moon Festival is a great event held in San Francisco on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  54. Castro Valley Fall Festival – The Castro Valley Fall Festival is a great event held in Castro Valley on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  55. Pittsburg Seafood and Music Festival – The Pittsburg Seafood and Music Festival is a great event held in Pittsburg on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  56. Natural Fiber Fair – The Natural Fiber Fair is a great event held in Arcata on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  57. Historic Downtown Truckee Arts and Crafts Festival – The Historic Downtown Truckee Arts and Crafts Festival is a great event held in Truckee on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  58. Petaluma Art in the Park – The Petaluma Art in the Park is a great event held in Petaluma on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  59. Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival – The Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival is a great event held in Guerneville on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  60. Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival – The Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival is a great event held in San Francisco on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  61. Ventura Art and Street Painting Festival – The Ventura Art and Street Painting Festival is a great event held in Ventura on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  62. Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest – The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest is a great event held in Big Bear Lake on September 10, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  63. Sacramento Antique Faire – September – The Sacramento Antique Faire – September is a great event held in Sacramento on September 11, 2017 to September 12, 2017.
  64. Oktoberfest – The Oktoberfest is a great event held in Huntington Beach on September 11, 2017 to September 26, 2017.
  65. Timeless Treasures Boutique – Lakewood – The Timeless Treasures Boutique – Lakewood is a great event held in Lakewood on September 14, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  66. Santa Cruz County Fair – The Santa Cruz County Fair is a great event held in Watsonville on September 14, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  67. Tulare County Fair – The Tulare County Fair is a great event held in Tulare on September 14, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  68. Lodi Grape Festival – The Lodi Grape Festival is a great event held in Lodi on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  69. Kerman Harvest Festival – The Kerman Harvest Festival is a great event held in Kerman on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  70. Simi Valley Days – The Simi Valley Days is a great event held in Simi Valley on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  71. Newark Days Celebration – The Newark Days Celebration is a great event held in Newark on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  72. Twentieth Anniversary Mountain Heritage Days – The Twentieth Anniversary Mountain Heritage Days is a great event held in Oakhurst on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  73. Monterey Jazz Festival – The Monterey Jazz Festival is a great event held in Monterey on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  74. Millpond Traditional Music Festival – The Millpond Traditional Music Festival is a great event held in Bishop on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  75. Gem Faire / San Rafael – The Gem Faire / San Rafael is a great event held in San Rafael on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  76. Sonoma County Fall Home Show – The Sonoma County Fall Home Show is a great event held in Santa Rosa on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  77. Brea Jazz Festival – The Brea Jazz Festival is a great event held in Brea on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  78. Catalina Festival of Art – The Catalina Festival of Art is a great event held in Avalon on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  79. Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show – The Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show is a great event held in Boonville on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  80. Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion® – The Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion® is a great event held in Ontario on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  81. California Beer Festival – Ventura – The California Beer Festival – Ventura is a great event held in Ventura on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  82. Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show – Pleasanton – The Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show – Pleasanton is a great event held in Pleasanton on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  83. Los Angeles Green Festival – The Los Angeles Green Festival is a great event held in Los Angeles on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  84. Oktoberfest – The Oktoberfest is a great event held in Anaheim on September 16, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  85. Apple Smorgy Days – The Apple Smorgy Days is a great event held in Camino on September 16, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  86. Bethel Island 50’s Bash – The Bethel Island 50’s Bash is a great event held in Bethel Island on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  87. Lafayette Art and Wine Festival – The Lafayette Art and Wine Festival is a great event held in Lafayette on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  88. Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival – The Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival is a great event held in Mill Valley on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  89. North Country Fair – The North Country Fair is a great event held in Arcata on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  90. Santa Clara Art and Wine Festival – The Santa Clara Art and Wine Festival is a great event held in Santa Clara on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  91. Fiestas Patrias California – The Fiestas Patrias California is a great event held in Los Angeles on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  92. Tehachapi Fall Harvest Faire – The Tehachapi Fall Harvest Faire is a great event held in Tehachapi on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  93. Inspired Home Fall Expo San Luis Obispo – The Inspired Home Fall Expo San Luis Obispo is a great event held in San Luis Obispo on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  94. San Diego Ultimate Women’s Expo – The San Diego Ultimate Women’s Expo is a great event held in San Diego on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  95. Northern California Renaissance Faire – The Northern California Renaissance Faire is a great event held in Hollister on September 17, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  96. Oktoberfest – Lake Arrowhead – The Oktoberfest – Lake Arrowhead is a great event held in Lake Arrowhead on September 17, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  97. Boa Vista Orchards Arts and Crafts Show – The Boa Vista Orchards Arts and Crafts Show is a great event held in Placerville on September 17, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  98. Pastels USA Exhibition – The Pastels USA Exhibition is a great event held in Morro Bay on September 20, 2017 to October 05, 2017.
  99. Kern County Fair – The Kern County Fair is a great event held in Bakersfield on September 21, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  100. Celebrate Agriculture With the Arts – The Celebrate Agriculture With the Arts is a great event held in Madera on September 21, 2017 to October 06, 2017.
  101. Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival – The Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival is a great event held in Pleasanton on September 22, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  102. Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival – The Dinuba Raisin Harvest Festival is a great event held in Dinuba on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  103. Walnut Festival – The Walnut Festival is a great event held in Walnut Creek on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  104. Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair – The Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair is a great event held in Grass Valley on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  105. Tehama District Fair – The Tehama District Fair is a great event held in Red Bluff on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  106. Santa Clarita Fall Sale – The Santa Clarita Fall Sale is a great event held in Valencia on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  107. Timeless Treasures Boutique – Huntington Beach – The Timeless Treasures Boutique – Huntington Beach is a great event held in Huntington Beach on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  108. Art at the Classic – The Art at the Classic is a great event held in Grass Valley on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  109. Oroville Salmon Festival – The Oroville Salmon Festival is a great event held in Oroville on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  110. Holiday Traditions Granada Hills – The Holiday Traditions Granada Hills is a great event held in Granada Hills on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  111. Modesto Home Improvement Show – The Modesto Home Improvement Show is a great event held in Modesto on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  112. Visalia Home Expo – The Visalia Home Expo is a great event held in Visalia on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  113. King Ludwigs Oktoberfest – The King Ludwigs Oktoberfest is a great event held in Beaumont on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  114. Redondo Beach Lobster Festival – The Redondo Beach Lobster Festival is a great event held in Redondo Beach on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  115. Fall Home and Garden Show – The Fall Home and Garden Show is a great event held in Del Mar on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  116. Miramar Air Show – The Miramar Air Show is a great event held in San Diego on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  117. Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival – The Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival is a great event held in Sonoma on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  118. Monterey Bay Birding Festival – The Monterey Bay Birding Festival is a great event held in Watsonville on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  119. Pasadena Greek Fest – The Pasadena Greek Fest is a great event held in Pasadena on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  120. Palm Springs Body Mind Spirit Weekend – The Palm Springs Body Mind Spirit Weekend is a great event held in Palm Springs on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  121. San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival – The San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival is a great event held in San Juan Capistrano on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  122. Pius Family Days – The Pius Family Days is a great event held in Buena Park on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  123. California Lemon Festival in Goleta – The California Lemon Festival in Goleta is a great event held in Goleta on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  124. Oceanside Harbor Days – The Oceanside Harbor Days is a great event held in Oceanside on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  125. Montclair Sidewalk Fine Arts and Crafts Fall Fest – The Montclair Sidewalk Fine Arts and Crafts Fall Fest is a great event held in Oakland on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  126. Holistic Arts Fair – The Holistic Arts Fair is a great event held in San Jose on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  127. Artwalk Festival of Art – The Artwalk Festival of Art is a great event held in Santa Barbara on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  128. Taste of Morgan Hill – The Taste of Morgan Hill is a great event held in Morgan Hill on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  129. Julian Apple Days Festival – The Julian Apple Days Festival is a great event held in Julian on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  130. Adams Avenue Street Fair – The Adams Avenue Street Fair is a great event held in San Diego on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  131. Pacific Coast Fog Fest – The Pacific Coast Fog Fest is a great event held in Pacifica on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  132. Pacific Islander Festival – The Pacific Islander Festival is a great event held in San Diego on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  133. Fallfest – The Fallfest is a great event held in Monterey on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  134. Old Town Art and Craft Show – The Old Town Art and Craft Show is a great event held in San Diego on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  135. Mineral and Gem Show – The Mineral and Gem Show is a great event held in Santa Rosa on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  136. Jelly Belly Candy Palooza – The Jelly Belly Candy Palooza is a great event held in Fairfield on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  137. Santa Barbara Home and Garden Expo – The Santa Barbara Home and Garden Expo is a great event held in Santa Barbara on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  138. Bay Area Blues Festival – The Bay Area Blues Festival is a great event held in Martinez on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  139. Big Bear Lake Fine Art Festival – The Big Bear Lake Fine Art Festival is a great event held in Big Bear Lake on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  140. Sylmar Olive Festival – The Sylmar Olive Festival is a great event held in Sylmar on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  141. San Diego Restaurant Week – The San Diego Restaurant Week is a great event held in San Diego on September 25, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  142. Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festivals – The Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festivals is a great event held in Costa Mesa on September 29, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  143. Orange County Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival – The Orange County Quilt Craft and Sewing Festival is a great event held in Costa Mesa on September 29, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  144. Cabrillo Festival – The Cabrillo Festival is a great event held in San Diego on September 30, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  145. Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon Expo – The Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon Expo is a great event held in San Jose on September 30, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  146. Gem Faire / Del Mar – The Gem Faire / Del Mar is a great event held in Del Mar on September 30, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  147. Sabor de Mexico Lindo Downtown Festival – The Sabor de Mexico Lindo Downtown Festival is a great event held in Huntington Park on September 30, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  148. Alameda County Fall Home and Garden Show – The Alameda County Fall Home and Garden Show is a great event held in Pleasanton on September 30, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  149. Sonoma County Harvest Fair – The Sonoma County Harvest Fair is a great event held in Santa Rosa on September 30, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  150. La Mesa Village Oktoberfest – The La Mesa Village Oktoberfest is a great event held in La Mesa on September 30, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  151. Tustin Tiller Days – The Tustin Tiller Days is a great event held in Tustin on September 30, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  152. Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts and Crafts Fall Fest – The Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts and Crafts Fall Fest is a great event held in Menlo Park on September 30, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  153. Auburn Fall Home Show – The Auburn Fall Home Show is a great event held in Auburn on September 30, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  154. OC Lebanese Festival – The OC Lebanese Festival is a great event held in Orange on September 30, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  155. Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show – Ventura – The Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show – Ventura is a great event held in Ventura on September 30, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  156. Interrnational Harvest Festival – The Interrnational Harvest Festival is a great event held in San Diego on September 26, 2015 to September 27, 2017.
  157. Cruising For the Cause – The Cruising For the Cause is a great event held in Oceanside on September 26, 2015 to September 27, 2017.

October California festivals and events

Here are the highest rated October events in California to check out

  • Anaheim Fall Festival in Anaheim, California
  • Beach Goth in Santa Ana, California
  • California Avocado Festival in Carpinteria, California
  • Cambria Scarecrow Festival in Cambria, California
  • Carmel International Film Festival in Carmel, California
  • Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival in Avalon, California
  • Clam Festival in Pismo Beach, California
  • Tetris Championships in Los Angeles, California
  • Culture Collide in Los Angeles, California
  • Cypress Hill Smokeout in San Bernardino, California
  • Desert Empire Fair in Ridgecrest, California
  • Desert Stars Festival in Pioneertown, California
  • Dia De Los Muertos in Oceanside, California
  • Eagle Rock Music Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Fairfield County Fair in Lancaster, California
  • Festival Supreme in Los Angeles, California
  • Fiesta Fridays in Los Angeles, California
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco, California
  • Harvest Festival in Anaheim, California
  • Harvest Moon Celebration in Walnut Grove, California
  • Hatsune Miku Expo in Los Angeles, California
  • Hoes Down Festival in Guinda, California
  • Hollywood Film Festival in Hollywood, California
  • Irvine Global Village Festival in Irvine, California
  • Joshua Tree Music Festival in Joshua Tree, California
  • Knotfest in San Bernardino, California
  • La Tocada Fest in Los Angeles, California
  • Mill Valley Film Festival in Mill Valley, California
  • Morro Bay Harbor Festival in Morro Bay, California
  • Other Venice Film Festival in Venice, California
  • Paint the Town Pink in Grass Valley, California
  • Reel Recovery Film Festival in North Hollywood, California
  • Sacramento Horror Film Festival in San Francisco, California
  • Safe in Sound Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Screamfest Horror Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Sherman Oaks Street Fair in Sherman Oaks, California
  • Shocktoberfest in Los Alamitos, California
  • Shriekfest in Los Angeles, California
  • Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival in San Jose, California
  • Harvest Festival Ventura in San Francisco, California
  • The Twenty in Sierra Madre, California

November California festivals and events

  • Carlsbad Village Street Faire in Carlsbad, California
  • Santa Clarita Swap Meet in Santa Clarita, California
  • Weaving and Fiber Festival in Torrance, California
  • Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festival in Costa Mesa, California
  • Victorian Country Christmas in Chula Vista, California
  • San Francisco Green Festival in Daly City, California
  • Seasons Of The Heart Craft Fair in Eureka, California
  • CA Swan Festival in Marysville, California
  • San Mateo Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show in San Mateo, California
  • Escondido Tamale Festival in Escondido, California
  • Murder Mystery Express Lunch Train in Fillmore, California
  • Kearney Park Renaissance Faire in Fresno, California
  • Art Under the Umbrellas at Old Town La Quinta in La Quinta, California
  • All American Craft Fair in Lincoln, California
  • Bowser Bash in San Dimas, California
  • San Francisco Green Festival in San Francisco, California
  • San Mateo Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in San Mateo, California
  • Christmas Craft Fair in Vallejo, California
  • Mosaic Craft Fair in Alhambra, California
  • Acorn Festival in Claremont, California
  • Taste of Menudo & Pozole Food Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival in San Diego, California
  • Dia de Los Muertos Celebration in Berkeley, California
  • Mountain Mandarin Festival in Auburn, California
  • Full in Los Angeles, California
  • Gifts ‘n Tyme Holiday Faire in Napa, California
  • Sacramento Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show in Sacramento, California
  • Valhalla Holiday Faire in South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Knott’s Berry Farm Christmas Crafts Village in Buena Park, California
  • Colusa Holiday Craft Faire in Colusa, California
  • Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair in Covina, California
  • Santa’s Shelves Craft Faire in Felton, California
  • Holiday Craft Faire Extravaganza in Granite Bay, California
  • Twentieth Century Arts and Crafts Fair in Hughson, California
  • Twentieth Century Arts and Crafts Fair of Hughson, CA in Hughson, California
  • Thirty in Orinda, California
  • Lindbergh Schweitzer PTA Craft Fair in San Diego, California
  • Lynbrook Holiday Craft Faire in San Jose, California
  • Jingle Fest in Santa Clara, California
  • Encinitas Fall Festival in Encinitas, California
  • Global Winter Wonderland in Sacramento, California
  • Global Winter Wonderland Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Talmadge Art Show in San Diego, California
  • Ventura Arts and Crafts Shows in Ventura, California
  • San Diego Jazz Fest in San Diego, California
  • Cornish Christmas Celebration in Grass Valley, California
  • Grass Valley Country Christmas Faire in Grass Valley, California
  • Festival of Trees in Gualala, California
  • Mendocino Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Fair in Mendocino, California
  • Hillside Farm Arts and Crafts Show in Norco, California
  • Rohnert Park Holiday Arts and Crafts Faire in Rohnert Park, California
  • Celebration of Craftswomen in San Francisco, California
  • Cowgirl Christmas in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland in San Rafael, California
  • Sonora Christmas Festival in Sonora, California
  • Santa’s Coming Arts and Crafts Fair in Valley Center, California
  • Christmas Craft & Art Faire in Auburn, California
  • Christmas Craft & Art Farie in Auburn Ca, California
  • Carpinteria Holiday Faire in Carpinteria, California
  • Dicken’s Faire in Elk Grove, California
  • Village Artisan Faire in Fallbrook, California
  • Christmas Tree Train in Fillmore, California
  • North Pole Express in Fillmore, California
  • Country Christmas Celebration in Julian, California
  • Gem Faire in Monterey, California
  • San Francisco Crystal Fair in San Francisco, California
  • Temecula Winterfest/chilled in Temecula, California
  • Christkindlmarkt in Anaheim, California
  • Morro Bay Holiday Street Fair in Morro Bay, California
  • Art San Diego in San Diego, California
  • Irvine Holiday Faire in Irvine, California
  • Sacramento Arts Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Holiday Open House in Selma, California
  • Joshua Tree National Park Juried Art Exhibition in Twentynine Palms, California
  • Epic ACG Fest in Albany, California
  • Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo in Anaheim, California
  • Cambria Holiday Craft Fair in Cambria, California
  • Campbell Con in Campbell, California
  • Holiday Craft Faire in Carmichael, California
  • Grass Valley Whole Bead Show in Grass Valley, California
  • Johnston House Holiday Emporium in Half Moon Bay, California
  • Coachella Valley Italian Festival in Indian Wells, California
  • Jackalope Art & Craft Fair in Pasadena, California
  • Socal Makercon in Pomona, California
  • Great Outdoor Arts & Crafts Festival in Rancho Cucamonga, California
  • Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival in Ridgecrest, California
  • Curie Holiday Craft Fair in San Diego, California
  • Veterans Craft Faire Fundraiser in Santa Clara, California
  • Nottingham Village in Simi Valley, California
  • Country Folk Art Craft Show / Turlock in Turlock, California
  • Holly Days Gift Fair in Vacaville, California
  • Christmas on the Farm/Car Show in Valley Center, California
  • Craft Fest in Walnut Creek, California
  • Uptown Whittier Art & Antique Fall Street Faire in Whittier, California
  • Arts and Crafts Fair in Desert Hot Springs, California
  • La Jolla First Chili COOK OFF in La Jolla, California
  • So Fine on Kline in La Jolla, California
  • Americana Fest in Lake Arrowhead, California
  • Bridal Showplace in Pasadena, California
  • Fall Back Festival in San Diego, California
  • Snow Fest Arts & Craft Show in Simi Valley, California
  • LA Mom EXPO in Alameda, California
  • Apple Valley Holiday Craft Fair in Apple Valley, California
  • Bass Lake Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair in Bass Lake, California
  • Same Time Next Year in Carlsbad, California
  • Holiday Celebrations Bridal Show for Toys for Tots in Costa Mesa, California
  • Women’s Faith & Friendship Connection in Costa Mesa, California
  • 37th Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade in Fontana, California
  • Falcon Ridge Arts Festival in Fontana, California
  • The Altar Show, Art of Renewal & Remembrance in Grass Valley, California
  • Festival Of Trees in Gualala, California
  • Juried Art Competition in Gualala, California
  • AFI Fest in Hollywood, California
  • Christmas Craft Show in La Habra, California
  • Holiday Celebrations: Bridal Show for “Toys for Tots” in La Habra, California
  • Coachella Valley Italian Festival in La Quinta, California
  • All American Arts and Craft Fair in Lincoln, California
  • Fiesta Fridays in Los Angeles, California
  • HARD Day of the Dead in Los Angeles, California
  • Los Angeles International Tamale Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Sawdust Art Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Silver Lake Art Craft & Vintage in Los Angeles, California
  • Veterans Craft Faire in Los Angeles, California
  • Crafters For A Cause in Modesto, California
  •  New Urbanism Film Festival in Napa, California
  • ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair in Napa, California
  • Napa Valley Film Festival in Napa, California
  • Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) in Napa, California
  • Torrance Craftsmens Guild Fall Arts & Crafts Faire in Napa, California
  • Art Show | Colorists, Donna Young & Andrea Razzauti in Newport Beach, California
  • IFS SPOTLIGHT SHOWCASES – Horror Film Showcase in North Hollywood, California
  • Sacramento Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in North Hollywood, California
  • Day of the Shred in Oakley, California
  • Choreography Festival in Palm Desert, California
  • Dead Garden Run in Palos Verdes, California
  • Chocolate Festival in Paso Robles, California
  • RVN ‘69 in Paso Robles, California
  • Festival of Lights in Placerville, California
  • Holiday Art Affair in Placerville, California
  • Great Outdoor Arts and Crafts Festival in Rancho Cucamonga, California
  • Mendocino Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Fair in Rancho Cucamonga, California
  • Sacramento Arts Festival in Sacramento, California
  • American Art Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Crocker Art Museum Holiday Art & Craft Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Festival of New American Music (FeNAM) Features 10 Days of Music in Sacramento, California
  • Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Shows-Sacramento in Sacramento, California
  • La Palma Days in Sacramento, California
  • MENUDO and Pozole Food Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Reclaimed Legacies in Sacramento, California
  • Rosemont High Craft Festival and Talent Showcase in Sacramento, California
  • The San Rafael Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland in Sacramento, California
  • The SnowBomb Ski & Snowboard Festival in Sacramento, California
  • Point Music Film Festival in San Diego, California
  • Santa Clarita Fine Craft Show in San Diego, California
  • Talmadge Fall Art Show in San Diego, California
  • Family Matinee: International Body Music Festival’s Hambone Summit in San Francisco, California
  • Gaslamp Quarter Fall Back Festival in San Francisco, California
  • SF International Boogie Woogie Festival in San Francisco, California
  • The Arabian Shakespeare Festival Presents: OTHELLO in San Francisco, California
  • Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Shows-San Jose in San Jose, California
  • Jingle Fest in San Jose, California
  • San Jose Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in San Jose, California
  • Third Holiday Craft Fair in San Jose, California
  • Mistletoe Madness in San Leandro, California
  • Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Shows-San Mateo in San Mateo, California
  • Taste of MENUDO & Pozole Food Festival in San Rafael, California
  • San Rafael Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland in San Rafael, California
  • Saint Francis Solano Scholarship Fund Arts & Craft Fair in Sonoma, California
  • Festival Do Turismo Gramado in Sunnyvale, California
  • San Francisco Christmas Cash & Carry Gift Show in Sunnyvale, California
  • Christmas Craft Faire in Torrance, California
  • Downtown Torrance Street Faire in Torrance, California
  • Downtown Torrance Street FaireNovember in Torrance, California
  • Choreography Festival in Valley Center, California
  • Christmas on the Farm and Car Show in Valley Center, California
  • Visalia Veterans Day Parade in Visalia, California
  • Glam Fest in Yorba Linda, California
  • Handel’s Messiah Sing Along in Yorba Linda, California

December California festivals and events

  • SNAP TO GRID in Los Angeles, California
  • Country Christmas in Auburn, California
  • Telegraph Avenue Holiday Street Fair in Berkeley, California
  • Head 2 Toe Women Extravaganza & Toy Drive in Claremont, California
  • Santa’s Last Stand (gift Fair) in Fairfield, California
  • Coastal Arts League Juried Art Show in Half Moon Bay, California
  • Santa’s Helpers Holiday Faire in Napa, California
  • Kimochi Silver Bells Arts & Crafts and Food Faire in San Francisco, California
  • Silver Bells Arts & Crafts and Food Faire in San Francisco, California
  • Artisan Craft Faire & Holiday Festival in Santa Rosa, California
  • Taste OF Tamales Food Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade in San Diego, California
  • International Film Festival Summit in San Diego, California
  • International Music Festival Conference in San Diego, California
  • London Film Awards in London, California
  • Country Christmas #2 in Auburn, California
  • Holiday Craft Fair in Carmichael, California
  • Paseo Arts & Holly Fest in Pasadena, California
  • KPFA Winter Crafts Fair in Richmond, California
  • Sugar Plum Arts and Crafts Festival in Buena Park, California
  • Santa Clarita Swap Meet in Santa Clarita, California
  • Dinner With Santa in Fillmore, California
  • California Film Awards in San Diego, California
  • Cherry Valley Winterfest in Cherry Valley, California
  • The Christmas Faire in Chico, California
  • Humboldt Artisans Crafts and Music Festival in Eureka, California
  • Cornish Christmas Celebration in Grass Valley, California
  • Los Banos Chamber of Commerce Downtown Christmas Parade in Los Banos, California
  • Holiday Frolic & Snow Park in Martinez, California
  • Pomona Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show in Pomona, California
  • Selma Holiday Street Faire & Santa Arrival in Selma, California
  • Lassen County Fair’s Holiday Craft Fair in Susanville, California
  • Chula Vista Starlight Parade in Chula Vista, California
  • Piecemakers Christmas Fair in Costa Mesa, California
  • Candy Cane Craft Fair in Diamond Bar, California
  • Christmas in the Village in Fair Oaks, California
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Train in Fillmore, California
  • Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair in Folsom, California
  • Santa’s Workshop Fine Art & Craft Faire in Grover Beach, California
  • Indio International Tamale Festival in Indio, California
  • Santa Lucia Festival/ Christmas Village Celebration in Kingsburg, California
  • Festival Navideno CalleOcho LA 2017 in los angeles, California
  • Festival Navideno Calleocho, LA in Los Angeles, California
  • Mill Valley Holiday Craft Fair in Mill Valley, California
  • Hillside Farms Arts and Crafts Show in Norco, California
  • Santas’ Art Shop in Ridgecrest, California
  • Holiday Craft Fair in Roseville, California
  • North Park Toyland Parade & Festival in San Diego, California
  • Downtown Holiday Extravaganza in San Dimas, California
  • It’s a Handmade Cole Valley Christmas! in San Francisco, California
  • Union Street Fantasy of Lights in San Francisco, California
  • Holiday in the Plaza in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair in Santa Rosa, California
  • Christmas at the Waterfront in Suisun City, California
  • Yucca Valley Holiday Craft Fair in Yucca Valley, California
  • Snow Day in the Gourmet Ghetto in Berkeley, California
  • Victorian Christmas in Nevada City, California
  • Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show in Pomona, California
  • December Monthly Show in Pomona, California
  • Christmas Concert, Parade & Movie in Arroyo Grande, California
  • Holiday Craft Fair in Diamond Bar, California
  • Elk Grove Nativity and Musical Festival in Elk Grove, California
  • Santa’s Last Stand (Gift Fair) in Fairfield, California
  • Fallbrook Christmas Parade in Fallbrook, California
  • KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas in Inglewood, California
  • La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival in La Jolla, California
  • Holiday Parade!! in Los Angeles, California
  • Christmas Boat Parade in Los Angeles, California
  • eVita Parties New Year Eve in Los Angeles, California
  • Fiesta Fridays in Los Angeles, California
  • For the People in Los Angeles, California
  • Lighted Boat Parade in Morro Bay, California
  • Merchants Christmas Street Faire in Morro Bay, California
  • Holiday Shopping Extravaganza in Napa, California
  • Not So Silent Night (Night 1) in Oakland, California
  • Not So Silent Night (Night 2) in Oakland, California
  • X103.9 Merry Meltdown in Ontario, California
  • Oxnard Tamale Festival in Oxnard, California
  • Paseo Arts and Holly Fest in Pasadena, California
  • Paso Robles Christmas Light Parade in Paso Robles, California
  • Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Shows-Pomona in Pomona, California
  • Pomona Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft Show in Pomona, California
  • Santa’s Art Shop in Ridgecrest, California
  • Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade in San Diego, California
  • 91x Wrex The Halls in San Diego, California
  • Handmade in San Diego Craft Fair in San Diego, California
  • OMFG! NYE SD in San Diego, California
  • San Diego Bay Parade of Lights ~ Come Sail with Sail San Diego ~ 12/15 in San Diego, California
  • International Music Festival – San Francisco in San Francisco, California
  • Sea of Dreams NYE in San Francisco, California
  • Silver Bells in San Francisco, California
  • Holiday Parade in San Luis Obispo, California
  • Santa Clarita Swap MeetDecember in Santa Clarita, California
  • A Dickens of a Holiday Craft Fair in Santa Rosa, California
  • The Emerald Cup in Santa Rosa, California
  • Selma Holiday Street Faire and Santa Arrival in Selma, California
  • SnowGlobe Music Festival in South Lake Tahoe, California
  • SnowGlobe Music Festival 3 Day Pass in South Lake Tahoe, California
  • NUTCRACKER presented by – Pacific Festival Ballet Company in Thousand Oaks, California
  • Pacific Festival Ballet Company: THE NUTCRACKER in Thousand Oaks, California
  • Downtown Torrance Street Faire in Torrance, California
  • Downtown Torrance Street FaireDecember in Torrance, California
  • Ozark Christmas Parade in Union City, California
  • Christmas Stroll in Yuba City, California

Top Cities for festivals in California

Los Angeles festivals and events West Covina Simi Valley
CA State Fair Torrance Visalia
California top events Thousand Oaks Victorville
San Buenaventura Temecula Vallejo
Sacramento Roseville Rancho Cucamonga
Ventura Riverside Salinas
Sunnyvale Richmond Norwalk
Long Beach Orange Rialto
Oakland Oceanside Palmdale
San Francisco  Ontario Pomona
San Diego  Murrieta Moreno Valley
San Jose Lancaster Modesto
Stockton Garden Grove Irvine
Anaheim Burbank Hayward
Fresno Fullerton Huntington Beach
Santa Rosa  Fremont Glendale
San Bernardino  Bakersfield Fontana
Santa Clarita  Berkeley Antioch
Santa Ana  Corona Downey
Santa Maria  Concord El Monte
Inglewood Chula Vista Escondido
Pasadena Carlsbad Elk Grove
Oxnard Costa Mesa Daly City
Santa Clara  El Cajon Fairfield

January California festivals and events

  • Anime Expo in Los Angeles, California
  • Rolando Biel in Los Angeles, California
  • Rose Parade in Los Angeles, California
  • Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City and Grass Valley, California
  • Art Under the Umbrellas at Old Town La Quinta in La Quinta, California
  • Desert Arts Festival in Palm Springs, California
  • Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show in Pomona, California
  • Bridalshowcase in Sacramento, California
  • MIGUEL TRISTAN – LIVE MUSIC AT COLLEGE OF THE DESERT STREET FAIR in Palm Desert, California
  • Awakenings & Beginnings Dance Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Lunar New Year tet Festival @ Qualcomm in San Diego, California
  • The Village Art Faire in San Clemente, California
  • Holtville Carrot Festival in Holtville, California
  • Asian Pacific Lunarfest in Riverside, California
  • Chocolate Infusion in Nevada City, California
  • Yuba Sutter Bridal Show in Yuba City, California
  • Town Square Art Affaire in Cathedral City, California
  • CalFest Convention and Expo in Anaheim, California
  • CHA Conference and Trade Show in Anaheim, California
  • DawahFest Southern California in Anaheim, California
  • Train Expo / Anaheim in Anaheim, California
  • DeSoto County Fair and Livestock Show in Arcadia, California
  • Big Sur Forager’s Festival in Big Sur, California
  • Blythe Bluegrass Music Festival in Blythe, California
  • Battle for the Ring VI in Chino Hills, California
  • Battle for the Ring VII in Chino Hills, California
  • Alumni Festival of Gold in Costa Mesa, California
  • Cat Show Del Mar in Del Mar, California
  • Food and Water Bowl Cat Show in Del Mar, California
  • Weekend Scenic Train Ride in Fillmore, California
  • Granada Hills Grubfest in Granada Hills, California
  • American Fancy Rat and Mouse Show in Hacienda Heights, California
  • Holtville California Rib Cookoff Extravaganza in Holtville, California
  • Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema in Idyllwild, California
  • Southwest Arts Festival in Indio, California
  • Art Under the Umbrellas in La Quinta, California
  • Hot Rod & Custom Car Show in La Quinta, California
  • Martin Luther King, Jr Parade & Celebration in Long Beach, California
  • California Gift Show in Los Angeles, California
  • DANNY KAYE FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles, California
  • Downtown LA Artwalk @ ART Square! in Los Angeles, California
  • Electronic Fantasy Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • GALLA in Los Angeles, California
  • Guitar Geek Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • INDIE NIGHT FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles, California
  • LA International New Music Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Los Angeles A Cappella Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood in Los Angeles, California
  • Mockfest Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Orange County CUE Technology Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Scenic and Wild Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • SCV Street Fair in Los Angeles, California
  • Slamdance Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Southern California Slack Key Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • The LA Art Show in Los Angeles, California
  • Thirty Two Thirty Five in Los Angeles, California
  • Tu B’shvat Nature Fest in Los Angeles, California
  • UCLA HKN’s Emerge Fair in Los Angeles, California
  • Venice Beach Summer Fest in Los Angeles, California
  • Whitehead International Film Festival in Los Angeles, California
  • Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City, California
  • Grand National Pigeon Show in Ontario, California
  • Palm Springs Arts FestivalJanuary in Palm Springs, California
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California
  • VillagefestJanuary in Palm Springs, California
  • Bimmerfest in Pasadena, California
  • Los Angeles Baby And Kidz Expo in Pasadena, California
  • Pasadena Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, California
  • Rose Bowl Arts and Crafts Outdoor Festival in Pasadena, California
  • Winter Festival in Poway, California
  • Juried National Show in Redding, California
  • Thirtieth Juried National Show in Redding, California
  • Maeya Art Festival in Rolling Hills Estate, California
  • Uplift presents “Winter Sessions” in San Bernardino, California
  • Village Art Faire in San Clemente, California
  • San Diego Black Film Festival in San Diego, California
  • San Diego’s Black Film Festival in San Diego, California
  • SDRW in San Diego, California
  • Sheila R. Hardin Multicultural Festival in San Diego, California
  • Bay Area Brew Fest in San Francisco, California
  • Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival in San Francisco, California
  • LUNAFEST in San Francisco, California
  • Napa Truffle Festival in San Francisco, California
  • NorCalPCA’s Festival of Cultures in San Francisco, California
  • San Francisco Pride in San Francisco, California
  • SF Sketchfest in San Francisco, California
  • The Brewing Network Winter Brews Festival in San Francisco, California
  • Fenestra Soup and Wine Weekend in San Jose, California
  • NorCalPCA’s Festival of Cultures in San Jose, California
  • San Juan Capistrano Car Show in San Juan Capistrano, California
  • Winter Wine Classic in Santa Barbara, California
  • Santa Clarita Street FairJanuary in Santa Clarita, California
  • Santa Clarita Swap MeetJanuary in Santa Clarita, California
  • Maurice Car’rie Winery Arts and Craft Fair in Temecula, California
  • Taste of Tahiti Festival in Temecula, California
  • Topanga Canyon Gallery Juried Open in Topanga, California
  • Couples Pamper Night Expo in Ventura, California

 

Michigan festivals and top events in 2017

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The Top Michigan festivals and events for 2017, the votes are in!  Check out our complete list by month of the coolest things to do in Michigan; add events missing, vote on your favorite events and subscribe to the Michigan feed to get updates on the newest MI events added and reminders of some of the biggest events in the state!   Complete list of all Michigan events for the year of the Michigan county fair.


The Michigan State Fair page has great updates on one of the hottest events in the country!  For the up-to-the-minute info, visit Michigan State Fair 2017 event updates.

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Michigan events by season

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Official list of the TOP 15 Michigan festivals and events to miss in 2017

  1. Holland’s Tulip Festival 2017
  2. Michigan’s State Fair 2017
  3. Muskegon Summer Celebration in Muskegon MI
  4. Rothbury Electric Forest Music Festival 2017
  5. The Ann Arbor Art Fair in Ann Arbor Michigan
  6. Michigan Renaissance festival and Fair 2017
  7. Ann Arbor Film Festival in Ann Arbor MI.  Check out the Ann Arbor festival feed
  8. GR Art Prize is always one event to make on your calendars.  GR gets it going with the ART Prize festival by the DeVos family out of Grand Rapids Michigan
  9. D-town Music Festival is one of the top things to do in Detroit Michigan
  10. Michigan’s Beer Festival
  11. The National Cherry Festival in Traverse City MI – July 5-12, 2017
  12. Greek Week at MSU and MSU’s Rose Bowl win in 2017
  13. Fremont Michigan’s Gerber Baby Food Festival Days
  14. Michigan’s Fiber Festival
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Michigan festivals in February 2017

Michigan has some of the top events in 2017 with great Valentine’s Date Night Celebrations in Hart, and the Cupid Crush Fest in St. Johns February 14th.  There are also some great events throughout the state besides just V-day events; check out these other events receiving some buzz.

February 7, 2017

  • Berkley Parks and Recreation Winterfest – Berkley, MI
  • Sweet Heart Valentine Expo – Coldwater, MI

February 8, 2017

Second Sunday at Art 634 – Jackson, MI

February 12 – 15, 2017

Harrison Frostbite Winter Festival –  Downtown Harrison, MI

February 13 – 15, 2017

Michigan Deer & Turkey Expo – Lansing, MI

February 13 – 15, 2017

Shanty Days – Caseville, MI

February 26 – March 1, 2017

Cottage and Lakefront Living Show – Detroit – Novi, MI

West Michigan Art Competition
February 26 – April 5, 2017
Lowel Arts – Lowell, MI

Michigan Music Competition
February 27 – March 1, 2017
Crowne Plaza – Grand Rapids, MI

2017 February Top 10 Michigan events

  1. Lady Antebellum with Kip Moore at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids
  2. Eddie Griffin at DeVos Hall in Grand Rapids
  3. Jason Aldean at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids
  4. Disney Live – Mickey’s Music Festival at DeVos Hall in Grand Rapids
  5. Kings of Leon and the Mechanical Bull Tour at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit Michigan
  6. George Strait at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit Michigan
  7. Billy Joel at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit Michigan
  8. Paul Simon and Sting at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit Michigan
  9. 3 Doors Down Accoustic set at Motor City Casino Hotel
  10. Cirque du Soleil Varekai at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit Michigan

Mid Winter Sing Festival 2017 in East Lansing held at Hannah Community Center

Harrison Frost Bite Winter Festival on February 20-21, 2017 in Harrison

February 5, 2017

Michigan International Auto Show – Grand Rapids, MI

February 12, 2017

West Michigan Golf Show – Grand Rapids, MI, Devos Place

February 13, 2017

  • Detroit Woodworking Show – Novi, MI, Suburban Collection Showplace
  • Michigan Deer and Turkey Festival- Dimondale, MI, Summit Sports and Ice Complex

February 14, 2017

  • Michigan Winter Reptile and Pet Show – Taylor, MI, Taylor town trade center

February 18, 2017

  • Grand Rapids Boat Show – Grand Rapids, MI, Devos Place
  • Clare Ladies’ Night Out – Clare, MI, Made With Loving Hands LLC

February 26, 2017

  • Outdoorama – Novi, MI,

February 28, 2017

  • Garage Sale Art Fair – Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo County Expo Center
  • West Michigan Antique Bottle Club Show – Grand Rapids, MI, Fonger American Legion Post
  • Birch Run Shipshewana On The Road – Birch Run, MI, Birch Run Expo Center

Michigan festivals in March 2017

Family festival with free entertainment (day & evening), new & classic car shows, kids’ games & special kids’ day, sports tournaments, parade, quilt show, carnival & petting zoo. Fun for the entire family! Get mint products & memorabilia. Camping sites available to vendors. Limited space for storage trailer behind booth – must request at time of application.

Spring Celebration Arts & Craft Show
March 7, 2017
Lutheran High School – Westland, MI

Clare Irish Festival
March 8 – 15, 2017
McEwan Street – Clare, MI

Midland Mall Winter Craft Show
March 13 – 15, 2017
Midland Mall – Midland, MI

Taste of Northville Business Showcase
March 14, 2017
Northville High School – Northville, MI

Clare Irish Festival Craft Show and Marketplace
March 14, 2017
Clare Primary School – Clare, MI

Escanaba Spring Craft Show
March 20 – 22, 2017
Ruth Butler Building – Escanaba, MI

Midland Mall Spring Craft Show
March 20 – 22, 2017
Midland Mall – Midland, MI

Mount Pleasant Spring Show
March 21, 2017
West Intermediate School – Mount Pleasant, MI

Kalamazoo Living History Show – We Bring History Alive!
March 21 – 22, 2017
Kalamazoo County Expo Center – Kalamazoo, MI

Midland Mall Spring Craft Show
March 27 – 29, 2017
Midland Mall – Midland, MI

Spring Into Wings

Wings Stadium – Kalamazoo, MI

Fiber Expo
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds – Ann Arbor, MI

All Things Detroit IV
March 29, 2017
Detroit Eastern Market – Detroit, MI

Marching Into Spring
March 29, 2017
Moss Ridge Golf Course – Ravenna, MI

March 1st

Electric Six at the Intersection in Grand Rapids

March 2nd

Badfish – Sublime Tribute Band at the Intersection in Grand Rapids

Electric Six at Louis’ Grill in Grand Rapids

March 7th

Jim Gaffigan at Ford Field House in Grand Rapids

March 10
Lily Tomlin DeVos Hall in Grand Rapids

March 12
Jay Leno at DeVos in Grand Rapids

March 14
Chris Tucker at Ford Field House in Grand Rapids

March 16th

Sinbad at Fountain Street Church in Grand Rapids

March 23

Demi Lovato at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

March 30

Bryan Adams DeVos Hall in Grand Rapids

March 27th

Jillian Michaels at James W. Miller Auditorium in Kalamazoo
March 10
Arcade Fire at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit Michigan
March 13
Demi Lovato: Neon Lights Tour with Little Mix and Fifth Harmony at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit Michigan
MARCH 12
Robin Thicke
MARCH 29 – 30
Tyler Perry’s Hell HathFury Like A Woman ScornedFox Theatre

Show at the Irish Festival

Clare held at Clare Primary School
Why you need to check out this great Michigan celebration: Come join the residents of Clare celebrate its Irish heritage each March for the Clare Irish Festival.

Saginaw Valley State University Fall Folk and Show

Saginaw

Troy Easter Show

Troy held at American Polish Cultural Center

Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival

Jackson held at Jackson County Fairgrounds
Why you need to check out this great Michigan celebration: The Southern Michigan Winter Beer Festival is a craft and specialty beer tasting event featuring over 140 different types of premium.

2016 August Michigan festivals shot glass
2017 Michigan festivals – August shot glass

Michigan festivals in April 2017

John Edward at Marriott Hotel in Grand Rapids
JASON DERULO at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit Michigan
Jason Derulo at the Meadow Brook Music Festival
Miley Cyrus with Icona Pop on the Bangers Tour at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit Michigan
Chick Corea and Bela FleckS At MotorCity Casino Hotel

Plymouth-Canton Music Boosters Springs Ensemble – April 13, 2017  Canton held at Plymouth High School!

Made in America Roadshows – April 12, 2017 Novi held at Suburban Collection Showplace

Midland Michigan Spring Show April 12, 2017 Midland

Great Lakes Fair April 12, 2017 Novi held at Rock Financial Showplace

Vermontville Maple Syrup Festivals Show – Vermontville held at Maplewood School

Traverse City Boat Show 2017 – Traverse City

Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival – Shepherd held downtown

Bringin Back The 80s Festival April 25, 2017 Frankenmuth held at Harvey Kern Pavilion, Heritage Park.  Teen Wolf 2 Look Alike Contest

Vermontville Maple Syrup Festival and Craft Show – Vermontville

Saint Clair County Earth Fair April 25, 2017 Wales held at Goodells County Park

Traverse City Women’s Expo April 26, 2017 Traverse City held at Grand Traverse County Civic Center – Howe Arena

Michigan festivals in May 2017

Tulip Time Festival in Holland Michigan

Seether at the Orbit Room in Grand Rapids

Bill Cosby at Central Wesleyan Church in Holland

John Legend at the Chenery Auditorium in Kalamazoo

Chelsea Handler Fox Theatre

Lady Gaga artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball at Joe Louis Arena
Brian McKnight At MotorCity Casino Hotel

  • Art Festival in East Lansing
  • Bass Festival in Mancelona
  • Blossom Days in Traverse City
  • Blossom Festival in Ellsworth
  • Blossomtime Festival in Saint Joseph
  • Celebrating Women Festival in Manistee
  • Fine Festival in Birmingham
  • Frontier Days in Carson City
  • Gateway Festival in Sturgis
  • Great Lakes Kite Festival in Grand Haven
  • Greek Festival in Kalamazoo
  • Highland Festival in Alma
  • Morel Mushroom Festival in Boyne City
  • Mushroom Festival in Mesick
  • Fruitport Old Fashioned Days in Fruitport MI
  • Railroad Days in Durand
  • Riverfest in Jonesville
  • Spring Fling in Howell
  • Sumpter Country Fest in Belleville
  • Tulip Time Festival in Holland
  • Victorian Days in Grand Ledge

Michigan festivals in June 2017

  • Arab Internatinal Festival in Dearborn
  • Arts Festival in Kalkaska
  • Bass Festival in Mancelona
  • Bavarian Festival in Frankenmuth
  • Bean Day Festival in Tekonsha
  • Blues Festival in Alpena
  • Bridgefest in Houghton
  • Cereal Festival in Battle Creek
  • Covered Bridge Days in Centreville
  • Curwood Festival in Owosso
  • Discover Stevensville Festival in Stevensville
  • Festival of thes in Grand Rapids
  • Fiesta Mexicana in Flint
  • Founders Day in Alma
  • Frontier Days in Carson City
  • Greek Festival in Kalamazoo
  • Hatchet Festival in Bad Axe
  • Heritage Festival in Spring Lake
  • Homecoming in White Cloud
  • Island Fest in Grosse Ile
  • Lilac Festival in Mackinac Island
  • Mayfly Music Festival in Dundee
  • Michigan Sugar Festival in Sebewaing
  • Michigan Thumb Festival in Sandusky
  • National Forest Festival in Manistee
  • Pasty Fest in Calumet
  • Riverside Festival in Bay City
  • Saint Stanislaus Polish Festival in Bay City
  • Seafood Fest in Houghton
  • Soul Fest in Coldwater
  • Springs and Music Festival in Houghton
  • Spring Fest in Pentwater
  • Strawberry Festival in Coldwater
  • Summer Celebration in Muskegon
  • Summer Festival in Ann Arbor
  • Summer Festival in Mount Pleasant
  • Summer Festival in Westland
  • Summer Solstice Jazz Festival in East Lansing
  • Waterfront Film Festival in Saugatuck
  • Wolverine Lumberjack Festival in Wolverine
  • Yankee Doodle Days in Grand Ledge

Michigan festivals in July 2017

  • Alpenfest in Gaylord
  • Arcadia Daze in Arcadia
  • Art Fairs in Ann Arbor
  • Barry County Fair in Hastings
  • Bear Lake Days in Manistee
  • Berlin Fair in Marne
  • Coast Guard Festival 2017 festival in GH in The fest will be in Grand Haven sets GH apart from the rest of the state.
  • Farmers’ Festival in Pigeon
  • Founders Festival in Farmington
  • Great American Music Festival in Three Oaks
  • Harbor Days in Elk Rapids
  • Homecoming in Ubly
  • Ionia Free Fair in Ionia
  • Maritime Festival in Harbor Beach
  • National Cherry Festival in Traverse City
  • National Forest Festival in  Manistee
  • Ogemaw County Fair in West Branch
  • Pasty Fest in Calumet
  • Potato Festival in Munger
  • Rock-n-Wheels Festival in Auburn
  • Sticky Buns Day in Grayling
  • Strawberry Fest in Chassell
  • Muskegon Summer Celebration or SummerCel in Muskegon
  • Summer Festival in Ann Arbor
  • Summer Festival in Harbor Beach
  • Summer Festival in Westland
  • Summerfest in Berrien Springs
  • Venetian Festival in Charlevoix
  • Venetian Festival in Saint Joseph

Mayville Sunflower Festival in Mayville

Sterlingfest festival and Music Fair in Sterling Heights

Michigan Veteran Festival in Dearborn

Folk Music Festival in Flint

St. Clair Riverfest in St. Clair

Yale Bologna Festival in Yale

Maker Faire fetival in Detroit Michigan

Sterling fest and Music Fair in Sterling Heights

Sounds and Sights Festival in Chelsea

Michigan festivals and events by season

Summer events in Michigan – Michigan summer festivals have a great lineup of events.  Our site divides these events into monthly event categories to help you find your events quickly.

Fall Michigan festivals and MI events – Michigan top fall events and festivals with a great lineup of events.

Top Michigan winter festivals by month – Michigan top events this winter with the hottest events to keep you warmed up in the cold!

Spring Michigan festivals and Spring MI events – Michigan top spring fests, events and celebrations in 2017.

Also, check out the top 150 Michigan festivals which includes listings of the top Michigan music festivals for 2017!

Michigan festivals in August 2017

 

  • Antrim County Fair in Bellaire
  • Autumnfest in Elkton
  • Bluegrass in the Park in Atlanta
  • Celtic Festival in Harbor Springs
  • Coast Guard Festival in Grand Haven
  • Glad-Peach Festival in Coloma
  • Great Lakes Folk Festival in East Lansing
  • Harbor Days in Elk Rapids
  • Heritage Celebration in Calumet
  • Homecoming Celebration in Pentwater
  • Huron Community Fair in Bad Axe
  • International Ironworkers Festival in Mackinaw City
  • Jackson County Fair in Jackson
  • Kaleva Heritage Days in Manistee
  • Manistee County Fair in Manistee
  • Michigan Fiber Festival in Allegan
  • Northwestern Michigan Fair in Traverse City
  • Old Fashioned Days in Stanton
  • Onekama Days in Manistee
  • Polish Festival in Boyne Falls
  • Reo Town Music Festival in Lansing

Farm Fest in Frankenmuth
August 2-4, 2017
Grandpa Tiny’s Farm

Celebrate Oxford in Oxford
August 2-4, 2017
throughout downtown Oxford

Fish Sandwich Festival in Bay Port
August 2-3, 2017
locations throughout Bay Port

Summer Splash in Oak Park
August 3, 2017
Oak Park Recreation Complex

Summer Music Fest in Frankenmuth
August 6-10, 2017
Heritage Park

Old-Fashioned Summer Festival in Millington
August 8-11, 2017
activities throughout Millington

Dexter Daze
August 9-10, 2017
various locations throughout Dexter

Millford Memories Summer Fest in Milford
August 9-11, 2017
Central Park

Melon Festival in Howell
August 16-18, 2017
locations throughout Howell
www.howellmelonfestival.com

Ypsilanti Heritage Festival in Ypsilanti
August 16-18, 2017
Riverside Park, Depot Town, Frog Island, Downtown
www.ypsilantiheritagefestival.com

Dragon on the Lake Festival in Lake Orion
August 23-25, 2017
locations throughout Lake Orion
www.dragononthelake.com

Clio Music Fest in Clio
August 23-24, 2017
downtown and Clio Park

Michigan Peach Festival in Romeo
August 29 in September 1, 2017
various locations in Romeo
www.peachfestromeo.com

Detroit International Jazz Festival
August 30 in September 2, 2017
downtown Detroit

Arts, Beats, and Eats in Royal Oak
August 30 in September 2, 2017
downtown Royal Oak

Michigan Bean Festival in Fairgrove
August 30 in September 2, 2017
locations throughout Fairgrove
www.michiganbeanfestival.com

Art in the Park in Port Austin
August 31 in September 1, 2017
Gallup Park

Algonac Fair in Algonac
August 31 in September 1, 2017
Riverfront Park
www.algonacartfair.com

Coast Guard Festival in Grand Haven
July 26 in August 4, 2017
activities throughout Grand Haven
www.coastguardfest.org

Bath Festival Days in Bath
August 2-3, 2017
locations throughout Bath

Glad Peach Festival in Coloma
August 2-4, 2017
Barker Park and downtown Coloma
www.colomapeachfest.com

Jazz Fest in Lansing
August 2-3, 2017
Streets of Old Town
jazzlansing.com

Muskegon Rockstock in Muskegon
August 3, 2017
Heritage Landing
www.muskegonrockstock.com

28th Mint Festival in St. Johns
August 9-11, 2017
Fairgrounds and St. Johns City Park
www.clintoncountychamber.org/mint-festival

Summerfest in Coopersville
August 5-10, 2017
Farm Museum

National Blueberry Festival in South Haven
August 8-11, 2017
Riverfront Park, Huron Street Pavilion
www.blueberryfestival.com

Great Lakes Folks Festival in East Lansing
August 9-11, 2017
East Lansing
www.greatlakesfolkfest.net

Summerfest in Coopersville
August 5-10, 2017
locations throughout Coopersville

Intl Summer Fest and Blacks Festival in Battle Creek
August 10, 2017
McCamly Park, downtown Battle Creek
www.bcfestivals.com

Renegade Theater Festival in Lansing
August 15-17, 2017
Old Town Lansing
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Michigan festivals in September 2017

  • Algonac Art Fair– The Algonac Art Fair is a great event held in Algonac on September 03, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  • Allegan County Fairin Allegan
  • Apple Country Art and Craft Show– The Apple Country Art and Craft Show is a great event held in Freeland on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  • Apple Fest in Coldwater
  • Apple Festival in Hart
  • Art and Apples Festival in Rochester
  • Artprize– The Artprize is a great event held in Grand Rapids on September 21, 2017 to October 06, 2017.
  • Arts Beats and Eats– The Arts Beats and Eats is a great event held in Royal Oak on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  • Atlanta Area Elk Festival– The Atlanta Area Elk Festival is a great event held in Atlanta on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  • Auto Fest Art and Craft Show– The Auto Fest Art and Craft Show is a great event held in Frankenmuth on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  • Autumnfest in Elkton
  • Bach Festival in Lexington
  • Beer, Brats, and Honky Tonk in Saugatuck
  • Big Rapids Riverdays in Big Rapids
  • Bitter Sweet Festival in Auburn
  • Born to Be Wild Days in Elkton
  • Brighton’s Smokin’ Jazz and Barbecue Blues Festival– The Brighton’s Smokin’ Jazz and Barbecue Blues Festival is a great event held in Brighton on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  • Charlotte Frontier Days Festival– The Charlotte Frontier Days Festival is a great event held in Charlotte on September 08, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  • Chippewa County Fair in Kinross
  • Clarkston Art in the Village– The Clarkston Art in the Village is a great event held in Clarkston on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Clinton Fall Festival– The Clinton Fall Festival is a great event held in Clinton on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  • Colors of Life Art Show– The Colors of Life Art Show is a great event held in Howell on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  • Common Ground’s Birmingham Street Art Fair– The Common Ground’s Birmingham Street Art Fair is a great event held in Birmingham on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Detroit Jazz Festival– The Detroit Jazz Festival is a great event held in Detroit on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  • Dickinson County Fair in Norway
  • Diehl’s Ciderfest– The Diehl’s Ciderfest is a great event held in Holly on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  • DIY Street Fair– The DIY Street Fair is a great event held in Ferndale on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Down by the Depot Hobo Festival in Port Huron
  • Down Home Days in Mason
  • Elk Festival in Atlanta
  • Ernest Hemingway Weekend in Walloon Lake
  • Fall Kick-Off at Montrose Orchards– The Fall Kick-Off at Montrose Orchards is a great event held in Montrose on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Fall Festival in Whitehall
  • Fallasburg Fall Festival For the Arts– The Fallasburg Fall Festival For the Arts is a great event held in Lowell on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Festival of the Forks– The Festival of the Forks is a great event held in Albion on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  • Festival of the Pines– The Festival of the Pines is a great event held in Lake City on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Festival of the Falling Leaves Moon in Mackinac Island
  • Fiesta Folklorica Mexicana in Saginaw
  • Fisk Farm Festival– The Fisk Farm Festival is a great event held in White Lake on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  • Flint Festival of Quilts– The Flint Festival of Quilts is a great event held in Flint on September 08, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  • Four Flags Area Apple Festival– The Four Flags Area Apple Festival is a great event held in Niles on September 29, 2017 to October 02, 2017.
  • Frankenmuth Oktoberfest– The Frankenmuth Oktoberfest is a great event held in Frankenmuth on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Frontier Days in Charlotte
  • Funky Ferndale Art Fair– The Funky Ferndale Art Fair is a great event held in Ferndale on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  • Grosse Pointe Villagefest– The Grosse Pointe Villagefest is a great event held in Grosse Pointe on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  • Hale Hot Air Balloon Festival– The Hale Hot Air Balloon Festival is a great event held in Hale on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  • Hamburg Festival and Railroad Days in Hamburg
  • Hamtramck Labor Day Festival– The Hamtramck Labor Day Festival is a great event held in Hamtramck on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  • Harvest Days Festival in Saginaw
  • Heritage Day and Fair in Grass Lake
  • Heritage Days in Middleville
  • Heritage Festival in Douglas
  • Hillsdale County Fair in Hillsdale
  • Holistic Festival – September– The Holistic Festival – September is a great event held in Mount Clemens on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  • International Jazz Festival in Detroit
  • Irish Fest in Kalamazoo
  • Lac Ste. Claire Fine Art Fair– The Lac Ste. Claire Fine Art Fair is a great event held in Saint Clair Shores on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Lexington Days in Lexington
  • Logging Fest in Newaygo
  • Lumbering Days in Ludington
  • Mama Ruth Festival in Ruth
  • Michigan Bean Festival in Fairgrove
  • Michigan Bean Festival– The Michigan Bean Festival is a great event held in Fairgrove on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  • Michigan Bluesfest– The Michigan Bluesfest is a great event held in Lansing on September 16, 2017 to September 17, 2017.
  • Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival– The Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival is a great event held in Roscommon on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Michigan Irish Music Festival– The Michigan Irish Music Festival is a great event held in Muskegon on September 15, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Michigan State Fair  2017 in Detroit Michigan
  • Millersburg Homecoming Celebration in Millersburg
  • Multi-Cultural Festival in Houghton
  • Newaygo Logging Festival Arts and Crafts Show– The Newaygo Logging Festival Arts and Crafts Show is a great event held in Newaygo on September 02, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  • Northville Heritage Festival– The Northville Heritage Festival is a great event held in Northville on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Oktoberfest in Frankenmuth
  • Old Town Bluesfest in Lansing
  • Old Town Oktoberfest– The Old Town Oktoberfest is a great event held in Lansing on September 30, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  • Our Lady of Lasalette Festival and Craft Show– The Our Lady of Lasalette Festival and Craft Show is a great event held in Berkley on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Paul Bunyan Days– The Paul Bunyan Days is a great event held in Oscoda on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  • Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival– The Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival is a great event held in Paw Paw on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  • Peach Festival in Romeo
  • Pentwater Fall Festival– The Pentwater Fall Festival is a great event held in Pentwater on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  • Perryfest Craft Show– The Perryfest Craft Show is a great event held in Perry on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Plymouth Community Fall Festival– The Plymouth Community Fall Festival is a great event held in Plymouth on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  • Port City Festival in Manistee
  • Posen Potato Festival– The Posen Potato Festival is a great event held in Posen on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  • Prairieville Old Fashioned Farm Days in Delton
  • Pumpkinfest– The Pumpkinfest is a great event held in Caseville on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  • Raspberry Festival in Jackson
  • Rock Mineral Fossils and Jewelry Show– The Rock Mineral Fossils and Jewelry Show is a great event held in Holland on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Romulus Pumpkin Festival– The Romulus Pumpkin Festival is a great event held in Romulus on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Russian Festival – Ann Arbor– The Russian Festival – Ann Arbor is a great event held in Dexter on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Sailing Festival in Saint Joseph
  • Saint Joseph County Grange Fair in Centreville
  • Salmon Fest in Grand Haven
  • SawyerFest in Sawyer
  • Septemberfest– The Septemberfest is a great event held in Warren on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  • Sheep and Wool Festival in Romeo
  • Silver Lake Apple Festival Craft Show– The Silver Lake Apple Festival Craft Show is a great event held in Silver Lake on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  • Silver Lake Sand Dunes Apple and BBQ Festival– The Silver Lake Sand Dunes Apple and BBQ Festival is a great event held in Hart on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  • South Lyon Area Pumpkinfest– The South Lyon Area Pumpkinfest is a great event held in South Lyon on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  • Tawas Labor Day Arts and Crafts Festival– The Tawas Labor Day Arts and Crafts Festival is a great event held in Tawas City on September 03, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  • Thumb Arts Guild Art in the Park– The Thumb Arts Guild Art in the Park is a great event held in Port Austin on September 03, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  • Trial Town Celebration– The Trial Town Celebration is a great event held in Newaygo on September 23, 2017 to September 24, 2017.
  • Trufant Jubilee in Trufant
  • Tulipanes Latino Art and Film Festival– The Tulipanes Latino Art and Film Festival is a great event held in Holland
  • Turkeyville September Craft Show– The Turkeyville September Craft Show is a great event held in Marshall on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Uncle John’s Cider Mill Craft Show– The Uncle John’s Cider Mill Craft Show is a great event held in Saint Johns on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  • Wellington Free Fair in Grayling
  • Wheatland Music Festival in Remus
  • Wine and Harvest Festival in Paw Paw; where the heck is Paw Paw?? sounds like vodka Popov!
  • World Festival in Ruth
  • Wurst Festival Ever– The Wurst Festival Ever is a great event held in Dorr on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.

Michigan festivals in October 2017

  • Apple Butter Festival Lansing
  • Apple Daze in Dexter
  • Apple Festival in Charlevoix
  • Applefest in Mount Pleasant
  • Appleumpkin in Tecumseh
  • Autumn Apple Days in Saint Ignace
  • Autumn Fest in Wyandotte
  • S. Lewis Festival in Petoskey
  • Color Cruise and Island Festival in Grand Ledge
  • Custer Week in Monroe
  • Davison Pumpkin Festival in Davison
  • Fall Apple Festival in Britton
  • Fall Flannel Festival in Lexington
  • Fall Harvest Festival in Boyne City
  • Fall Harvest Festival in Fremont
  • Fall Harvest Festival in Troy
  • Family Day and Herb Fest in Grand Rapids
  • Firehouse Chili Cookoff in Saline
  • Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival in Alpena
  • Happy Apple Days in Port Huron
  • Harbor Country Harvest Days in Grand Beach
  • Harvest Celebration in Lowell
  • Harvest Festival in Howell
  • Huron Township Apple Festival in Huron
  • Land of Falling Waters Pow Wow in Jackson
  • Michigan Story Festival in Mount Pleasant
  • Oktoberfest in Lansing
  • Pioneer Day in Munith
  • Pumpkinfest in Zeeland
  • Red Flannel Festival in Cedar Springs
  • Tuscola County Pumpkin Festival in Caro
  • Bob Marley Birthday Bash -WomanCry Festival – Kalamazoo Michigan at Papa Pete’s Cruisers on January 26, 2017.

Money can’t buy life…

~Bob Marley’s last words as he die from cancer

 

Motorcycle Show in Novi on January 3, 2017

Hale Winterfest – held at Plainfield Township Hall

Arctic Blast Fest in Harland MI on January 30, 2017

Ann Arbor Folk Festival on January 31, 2017 – Ann Arbor folk fest held at Hill Auditorium is really a special AA event.  Why you need to check out this great Michigan celebration: The 37th Ann Arbor Folk Festival, a fund-raiser for folk music and special doo doo tunes!

Michigan festivals and top events – Here you’ll find the listings for the top Michigan events and festivals across the state divided into categories of event location by region county, MI festival cities, top rated events like the State fair and the top Michigan music festivals.  Some of the top cities have their own page and categories, other smaller less populated areas do . Also, please check out the Top 150 best Michigan festivals.

Michigan festivals in January 2017

Top Cities in Michigan for events

Visit the pages on these fine cities

Festivals & Music Events – Southeast Lower MI

Freedom Festival – Fenton
July 4, 2017
North Leroy Street
www.fentonchamber.com/

Blue Water Fest – Port Huron
July 8-12, 2017
downtown Port Huron
www.thebluewaterfest.com

Uncle Sam Jam – Woodhaven
July 10-13, 2017
Civic Center Park
www.unclesamjamfest.com

Celtic Festival – Saline
July 11-12, 2017
Mill Pond Park
www.salineceltic.org/

Ann Arbor Summer Festival
June 13 – July 6, 2017
locations throughout Ann Arbor
www.annarborsummerfestival.org

American Polish Fest.
July 11-13, 2017 in Sterling Hghts
American Polish Century Club
www.americanpolishfestival.com

Paradise Valley Music Festival
July 11-13, 2017 in Detroit
Paradise Valley Park
www.dparadisevalleymusicfest.net

Michigan Elvisfest – Ypsilanti
July 11-12, 2017
Riverside Park
www.mielvisfest.org

Michigan Honey Festival
July 12, 2017 in Frankenmuth
Harvey Kern Pavilion
www.michiganhoneyfestival.com

150th Sunflower Festival
July 15-20, 2017 in Mayville
downtown Mayville, Ohmer Park
www.mayvillesunflowerfestival.com

Roar on the River – Trenton
July 18-20, 2017
Elizabeth Park
www.trentonroarontheriver.com

Festival of Chariots
July 19, 2017
Novi Civic Center
www.mirathyatra.com

Michigan Antique Festival
July 19-20, 2017 in Midland
Midland County Fairgrounds
www.miantiquefestival.com

Michigan Vet Fest
July 19 & 20, 2017 in Redford Twsp
Motor City Eagles Place
www.facebook.com/MiVetFest

Michigan Jazz Fest – Livonia
July 20, 2017
Schoolcraft College
www.michiganjazzfestival.org

Art & Music – Sterling Heights
July 24-26, 2017
City Center Campus
www.sterling-heights/sterlingfest

Riverfest – St. Clair
July 25-27 w/ John Waite, Loverboy
Palmer Park in St. Clair
www.stclairriverfest.com

21st An. Highland Games
July 25-27, 2017 in Lake Orion
Canterbury Village
www.midwesthighlandgames.com

13th Annual Folk Music Festival
July 26, 2017 in Flint
Kearsley Park
www.flintfolkmusic.org

Growing Up Green
July 26, 2017 in Shelby Twsp
Packard Proving Grounds
www.growingupgreenfestival.com

Yale Bologna Festival – Yale
July 25-27, 2017
downtown Hale & other locations
www.yalechamber.com

Maker Faire – Detroit
July 26-27, 2017
The Henry Ford 20900 Oakwood
www.makerfairedetroit.com

Swinging Bridge Festival
August 1-3, 2017 in Crosswell
locations throughout Crosswell
www.croswellswingingbfest.com

East Ports Blues Festival
August 1-3, 2017 in Port Sanilac
Port Sanilac Harbor

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Farm Fest – Frankenmuth
August 1-3, 2017
Grandpa Tiny’s Farm
www.grandpatinysfarm.com

Celebrate Oxford – Oxford
August 1-3, 2017
throughout downtown Oxford
www.celebrateoxford.com

Fish Sandwich Festival
August 1-3, 2017 in Bay Port
locations throughout Bay Port
www.bayportchamber.com

Buy Now Michigan Festival
August 1-3, 2017
Northville
www.buymichigannowfest.com

Summer Splash – Oak Park
August 2-3, 2017
Oak Park Recreation Complex
www.oakparksummersplash.com

Summer Music Fest
August 5-9, 2017 in Frankenmuth
Heritage Park
www.frankenmuthfestivals.com

Old-Fashioned Festival
August 7-9, 14-16, 2017
activities throughout Millington
www.millingtonsummer.com

Dexter Daze
August 8-9, 2017
locations throughout Dexter
www.dexterdaze.org

Milford Memories Summer Fest
August 8-10, 2017
Central Park in Milford
www.milfordmemories.com

Going to Hell and Back
August 9, 2017
Patterson Lake Rd. in Hell
www.facebook.com/hellandback

Milan Bluegrass Festival – Milan
August 14-16, 2017
KC Campground
www.kccampgroundmilan.com

Melon Festival – Howell
August 15-17, 2017
locations throughout Howell
www.howellmelonfestival.com

Ypsilanti Heritage Festival
August 15-17, 2017 in Ypsilanti
Riverside Park, Frog Island
www.ypsilantiheritagefestival.com

Dragon on Lake Festival
August 22-24, 2017
locations throughout Lake Orion
www.dragononthelake.com

Clio Music Fest – Clio
August 22-23, 2017
downtown & Clio Park
www.facebook.com/CMusic-Fest

Folk Music Festival – Midland
August 21-24, 2017
Eastman Ave., Midland
www.folkmusicsociety.org

Michigan Peach Festival
August 28 – September 1, 2017
various locations in Romeo
www.peachfestromeo.com

Detroit International Jazz Fest
August 29 – September 1, 2017
downtown Detroit
www.detroitjazzfest.com

Arts, Beats, & Eats
August 29 – September 1, 2017
downtown Royal Oak
www.artsbeatseats.com

Michigan Bean Festival
August 29 – September 1, 2017
locations throughout Fairgrove
www.michiganbeanfestival.com

Art in the Park – Port Austin
August 30 – 31, 2017
Gallup Park
www.thumbartsguild.com

Algonac Art Fair – Algonac
August 30 – 31, 2017
Riverfront Park
www.algonacartfair.com

Good Old Days Festival
September 4-7, 2017
Beebe Street Park in Richmond
www.richmondgoodolddaysfest.org

Posen Potato Festival – Posen
September 5-7, 2017
locations throughout Posen
www.posenpotatofestival.com

Arts and Apples Festival
September 5-7, 2017
Rochester Park in Rochester
www.artandapplesfestival.com

Smokin Jazz/Barbeque Blues
September 5-6, 2017
downtown Brighton
www.brightoncoc.org/

Plymouth Fall Festival
September 5-7, 2017
locations throughout Plymouth
www.plymouthfallfestival.com

Arts & Authors Festival
September 7, 2017 in Clawson
Hunter Community Center
www.elevatethearts.com

Oh Irish Hills Weekend Fest
September 13-14, 2017
Hidden Lake Gardens in Tipton
www.otih.org

Oktoberfest – Frankenmuth
September 18-21, 2017
Heritage Park
www.frankenmuthfestivals.com

Victorian Festival – Northville
September 12-14, 2017
downtown Northville
www.downtownnorthville.com

Clinton Fall Festival – Clinton
September 26-28, 2017
activities throughout Clinton
www.clintonfallfestival.com

Scarecrow Festival – Trenton
October 3-5, 2017
events on Elm, Maple, & more
www.scarecrowfestival.net

Huron Township Applefest
October 4-5, 2017 in New Boston
Applefest Stage & throughout city
www.huronapplefest.com

32nd Annual Pumpkin Festival
October 1-5, 2017
downtown Caro
www.tuscolapumpkinfest.com

Appleumpkin Festival
October 11-12, 2017
downtown Tecumseh
www.downtowntecumseh.com

MI Big Country Fest
October 17-18, 2017
Heritage Park – Frankenmuth
www.bigcountryfest.com

Fall Beer Festival – Detroit
October 24-25, 2017
Eastern Market, Detroit
www.michiganbrewersguild.org
Fiber Expo – Ann Arbor
October 25-26, 2017
Washtenaw Farm Council Grnds
www.fiberexpo.com/page

All American Pet Expo – Novi
November 21-23, 2017
Suburban Collection Showplace
www.novipetexpo.com/

Ice Festival – Plymouth
January 9-11, 2017
downtown Plymouth
www.plymouthicefestival.org

Snowfest – Frankenmuth
January 21-26, 2017
Zehnder’s & Frankenmuth & HS
www.zenders.com/events

Ann Arbor Folk Festival
usually late January, 2017 TBA
Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor
http://theark.org/aa_folkfest.html

Motown Winter Blast – Detroit
usually early February, 2017 TBA
Campus Martius Park
www.winterblast.com

Ann Arbor Film Festival
usually late March, 2017 TBA
downtown Ann Arbor
www.aafilmfest.org

Spring Fling Artisan Market
usually mid April, 2017 TBA
Northville Senior Center
www.handcraftersunlimited.com

Motor City Comic Con – Novi
usually mid May, 2017 TBA
Suburban Collection Showplace
www.facebook.com/mcitycomicon

World Expo of Beer
usually mid May, 2017 TBA
Heritage Park in Frankenmuth
www.worldexpoofbeer.com

St. Mary’s Polish Festival
usually late May, 2017 TBA
St. Mary’s of Orchard Lake Campus
www.stmaryspcountryfair.com

Hometown Days – Swartz Creek
usually late May, 2017 TBA
locations throughout Swartz Creek
www.hometowndays.org

Curwood Festival – Owosso
usually early June, 2017 TBA
locations throughout Owosso
www.curwoodfestival.com

Bridge Fest – Bridgeport
usually early June, 2017 TBA
Dixie Highway & Bearcat Bld
www.facebook.com/bridge.fest

Ya’ssoo Greek Festival
usually early June, 2017 TBA
Ann Arbor
www.annarborgreekfestival.org

Motor City Pride Festival- Detroit
usually early June, 2017 TBA
Hart Plaza
www.motorcitypride.com

Bavarian Festival
usually mid June, 2017 TBA
throughout Frankenmuth
www.frankenmuthfestivals.com

Cutlerville Days – Cutlerville
usually mid June, 2017 TBA
Cutler Park & other locations
www.cutlervilledays.com

National Strawberry Festival
June 13-15, 2017
locations throughout Belleville
www.nationalstrawberryfest.com

Harley Fest – Sterling Heights
June 14, 2017 w/ Jackyl
14900 Metropolitan Parkway
www.freedomhill.net/harley-fest

Jazzin’ on Jefferson – Detroit
usually mid June, 2017 TBA
Jefferson Avenue
www.jazzinonjefferson.com

Summer Solstice Jazz Fest
usually late June 2017 TBA
Downtown East Lansing
www.eljazzfest.com/

KCQ Free Music Concert
usually late June, 2017 TBA
Ojibway Island
www.98fmkcq.com

Detroit River Days – Detroit
usually late June, 2017 TBA
Ren Cen, Milliken St Park
www.detroitriverdays.com

Springport Summer Festival
usually late June, 2017 TBA
Downtown Springport
www.springportmi.com/events

Stars & Stripes Festival
usually late June, 2017 TBA
14900 Metropolitan Parkway
www.starsandstripesfest.com

Michigan Challenge Balloonfest
usually late June, 2017 TBA
Howell High School
www.michiganchallenge.com

Mid-Michigan Renaissance Fest.
usually mid June, 2017 TBA
Grainger family property in Vassar
www.midmichiganrenfest.com

Festivals & Music Events – Southwest Lower Michigan

Air Show/Balloon Festival
July 2-6, 2017
W.K. Kellogg Airport
www.bcballoons.com/

Celebration on the Grand
July 4 in Grand Rapids
Ah-Nab Awen Park
www.celebrationonthegrand.org

Common Ground Music Fest
July 8-13, 2017
Grand River, Adado Riverfront
www.commongroundfest.com

19th Annual Blues Fest
July 10-12 in Kalamazoo
Arcadia Festival Site
www.kvba.org/bluesfest

Black Rock Medieval Fest
July 12-13, 19-20, 26-27
& August 2-3 – Old World Village
www.blackrockfest.com

Town & Country Days
July 16-20, 2017
throughout Sparta
www.spartafair.com

MagiCelebration – Colon
July 23-26, 2017
Colon H.S. Auditorium
www.colonmichiganmagic.com

Byron Days Fest. – Grand Rapids
July 25-27, 2017
Byron Center
www.byrondaysfestival.com

15th Annual Bluegrass Fest.
July 25-27, 2017
Calhoun County Fairgrounds
www.marshallbluegrass.com

Coast Guard Festival
July 25 – August 3, 2017
throughout Grand Haven
www.coastguardfest.org

Bath Festival Days – Bath
August 1-2, 2017
locations throughout Bath

Glad Peach Festival
August 1-3 in Coloma
Barker Park & downtown
www.colomapeachfest.com

Del Shannon Days – Coopersville
August 5-9, 2017
Farm Museum & other locations
www.business.coopersville.com

Michigan Pirate Festival
August 4-10, 2017
Grand Haven
www.michiganpiratefestival.com

National Blueberry Festival
August 7-10, 2017
Riverfront Park, Huron St Pavilion
www.blueberryfestival.com

30th Annual Mint Festival
August 8-10, 2017
Fairgrounds & St. Johns City Pk
www.clintoncountychamber.org

Great Lakes Folks Fest.
August 8-10, 2017
East Lansing
www.greatlakesfolkfest.net

Summer & Black Arts Fest
August 9, 2017
downtown Battle Creek
www.bcfestivals.com

Renegade Theater Festival
August 14-16, 2017
Old Town Lansing
renegadetheatrefestival.org

67th Annual Ox Roast
August 14-16, 2017
Memorial Building in Dewitt
www.dewittoxroast.net

27th Annual Riverfest – Mendon
August 14-16, 2017
Downtown Mendon
www.mendonriverfest.net

Muskegon Rockstock
August 16, 2017
Heritage Landing in Muskegon
www.muskegonrockstock.com

Greek Cultural Fest. – Gr. Rapids
August 22-24, 2017
Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
www.GRgreekfest.com

Sun Dried Music Festival
August 22-24, 2017
downtown Mason
www.masondda.com/sun-dried
Michigan Mosaic Music Festival
August 31-Sept. 1, 2017
Adado Riverfront Pk – Lansing
www.michiganmosaic.org

Urban Sparks Music Fest
August 30, 2017
Calder Plaza, downtown GR
www.facebook.com/urbansparks

Charlotte Frontier Days
September 3-7, 2017
locations throughout Charlotte
www.charlottefrontierdays.com

Michigan Irish Music Festival
September 12-14, 2017
Heritage Landing DT Muskegon
www.michiganirish.org

Salmon Festival
September 12-14, 2017
Grand Haven Municipal Marina
http://www.ghsalmonfest.com/

39th Annual Down Home Days
September 13 in Mason
Ingham County Courthouse
www.masonchamber.org/calendar

Festival of the Forks – Albion
September 19-20, 2017
locations throughout Albion
www.festivaloftheforks.org

Old Town Blues Fest – Lansing
September 19-20, 2017
downtown Lansing
www.oldtownbluesfest.com

Jackson Family Fall Festival
September 19-21, 2017
St. John & Jackson Catholic
www.jacksonfamilyfallfestival.org

Ovid Carriage Days – Ovid
September 19-21, 2017
downtown Ovid
www.ovidcarriagedays.com

Four Flags Area Apple Fest
September 25-28 in Niles
corner of Lake & 17th Street
www.fourflagsapplefestival.org

Okotoberfest – Grand Rapids
September 26-27, 2017
John Ball Park Picnic Area
www.oktoberfestwestmi.com

Weekend in the Country
September 27-28 in Davisburg
Spring Oaks County Park
www.weekendinthecountry.com

Pumpkin Fest – Zeeland
October 2-4, 2017
locations throughout Zeeland
http://www.pumpkinfest-zeeland

Red Flannel Festival
October 4, 2017
throughout Cedar Springs
www.redflannelfestival.org

Mich. Inter. Alpacafest-Dimondale
October 4-5, 2017
Summit Sports & Ice Complex
www.alpacafest.org

Apple Butter Festival
October 11-12, 2017
Fenner Nature Center
www.mynaturecenter.org

Scream Park & Haunted House
various dates thru October 31
West on Niles Buchanan Rd
www.haunted.org

East Lansing Film Fest.
November 5-13 in East Lansing
MSU Campus & Celeb Cinemas
www.elff.com

Mi. Fest. of Sacred Music
November 6-16, 2017 Kalamazoo
www.mfsm.us

Outhouse 500 – Coopersville
usually late February, 2017 TBA
Main Street
www.coopersville.com/

Maple Syrup Festival
usually late April, 2017 TBA
throughout Shepherd
www.shepherdmaplesyrupfest.org/

Maple Syrup Festival
usually late April, 2017 TBA
throughout Vermontville
www.vermontvillemaplesyrup
Victorian Days
usually early May, 2017 TBA
Jaycee Park, May Pole Park
www.victoriandays.org

Tulip Time Festival – Holland
usually early May, 2017 TBA
locations throughout Holland
www.tuliptime.com

Ox Roast, Carnival/Bazaar
usually mid May, 2017 TBA
St. Peter Catholic Church
www.catholicstpeter.com

Great Lakes Kite Festival
usually mid May, 2017 TBA
Grand Haven State Park
www.mackite.com/glskc

Old Fashioned Days
usually late May, 2017 TBA
throughout Fruitport
www.fruitportlions.com

Alma Highland Festival
usually late May, 2017 TBA
Alma College Campus
www.almahighlandfestival.com

Memorial Day Festival
usually late May, 2017 TBA
Brooks Park in Newaygo
www.newaygonaturally.com

Greek Fest- Kalamazoo
usually early June, 2017 TBA
Arcadia Creek Festival Place
www.kalamazoogreekfest.com

Frontier Days – Carson City
usually early June, 2017 TBA
throughout Carson City
www.carsoncityfrontierdays.com

Festival of the Arts
usually early June, 2017 TBA
downtown Grand Rapids
www.festivalgr.org

Gizzard Festival
usually early June, 2017 TBA
downtown Potterville
www.gizzardfest.com

Heritage Festival
usually mid June, 2017 TBA
throughout Spring Lake
www.slheritagefestival.com

Cereal Festival
usually mid June, 2017 TBA
downtown Battle Creek
www.bcfestivals.com

Harborfest – South Haven
usually late June, 2017 TBA
throughout South Haven
www.southhavenharborfest.com

Chalk Art Festival – Byron Center
usually late June, 2017 TBA
Byron Center Ave & 84th Street
www.wmcaf.com

Dam Festival
usually late June, 2017 TBA
Miller Farms in Eaton Rapids
www.damfestival.net

Island Fest – Kalamazoo
usually late June, 2017 TBA
downtown Kalamazoo
www.islandfestkalamazoo.com

Weekend in the Country
usually late June, 2017 TBA
Kent County Fairgrounds
www.weekendinthecountry.com

Sturgis Fest – Sturgis
usually late June, 2017 TBA
Downtown Sturgis
www.sturgisfestmi.com

Delta Rocks
usually late June, 2017 TBA
Sharp Park, 1401 Elmwood Rd
www.deltami.gov

Festivals & Music Events – Upper Peninsula

4th of July Bessemer Blast
June 26 – July 4
downtown Bessemer
www.bessemer4th.com

Rockin’ the Bay – Gladstone
July 11-12, 2017
Downtown Gladstone
www.reverbnation.com/venue/

34th Hiawatha Music Fest
July 18-20, 2017
Tourist Park in Marquette
www.hiawathamusic.org

Pine Mountain Music Festival
July 19-August 3, 2017
Calumet
www.pmmf.org/

Rendezvous at Sault
July 26-27 in Sault Ste Marie
Water St & local historic homes
www.historicwaterstreet.org

Bayside Music Festival
August 2, 2017
St. Ignace City Marina
www.stignace.com

Waterfront Art Fest. – Escanaba
August 2, 2017
Ludington Park
www.bonifasarts.org/calendar.
Waterfront Festival
August 7-10, 2017
activities throughout Menominee
www.menomineewaterfrontfest.org

St. Ignace History Week
August 17-22, 2017
St. Ignace Museums
www.stignace.com

Harbor Fest – Marquette
August 22-23, 2017
Lakeshore Blvd.
www.marquettewestrotary.org

Art on the Lake – Curtis
August 30, 2017
Erickson Center Park
www.ericksoncenter.org

Mackinaw Bridge Walk
September 1, 2017
begins @ 7am Mackinaw City
www.mackinacbridge.org

U.P. Fall Beer Festival
September 6 in Marquette
Mattson Lower Harbor Park
www.michiganbrewersguild.org
Newberry Oktoberfest
October 3-4, 2017
locations throughout Newberry
www.newberrychamber.net/events

Children’s Book Festival
November 1 in Sault Ste Marie
Lake Superior State University
www.saultstemarie.com

UP 200 & MN Sled Dog Races
usually mid February, 2017 TBA
start Marquette, finish Munising
www.up200.org

The Outhouse Classic
February 28, 2017
Main Street in Trenary
www.trenaryouthouseclassic.com

Native American Festival
late May, 2017 TBA, St Ignace
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
www.stignace.com/event

Lilac Festival – Mackinac Island
usually early June, 2017 TBA
Mackinac Island
www.mackinacislandlilacfestival.org

Throughout the year, Northern Michigan is the place to find fabulous festivals and special events. Based around history, the arts, outdoor activities and special celebrations such as the Venetian Festival in Charlevoix or the Mushroom Festival in Boyne City, Northern Michigan’s many special events offer something for everyone.

While many of the celebrations are in the warm weather months when so many visitors and summer residents are in Northern Michigan to enjoy all that we have to offer, don’t miss some special events in the Ski Season such as Krazy Days at Boyne Highlands, Mardi Gras at Nub’s Nub, and Carnival at Boyne Mountain, all in March.

Click here for details on all that there is to see and do every month or scroll down for some of the most popular events that make Northern Michigan special.
July
National Cherry Festival in Traverse City is a week of celebrations surrounding the sweet and tart cherries. Nationally recognized as a summer treat! July 5-12.

Harbor Springs July 4th Art Fair is held in Zorn Park and attracts artists from around the country.

Ellebration! takes place July 4-5 in Ellsworth.

Women’s Club Art Fest hosted the Northern Michigan Women’s Club is held at Nub’s Nob on July 9.

Blissfest Music Festival is a celebration of music, culture, art and community at the Festival Farm in picturesque rural northern Michigan July 11-13.

The Arts & Crafts Show in Charlevoix is unique because of the quality crafts exhibited. Visit the show July 12-13.

Indian River Summerfest, July 14-20, includes a duck race, lobster roast, sport events, and more. Don’t miss the Indian River SummerFest.

Venetian Festival in Charlevoix began 80+ years ago as a simple candle-lit boat parade and has grown into a week-long flurry of color and pageantry that highlights the summer season and attracts tens of thousands of visitors. July 19-26. For more information, visit Venetian Festival.

Art in the Park in Petoskey’s Pennsylvania Park has terrific art and includes a children’s tent on July 19.

The Antique Flywheelers Show, July 24-27 has demonstrations, a petting zoo, music, dancing, and more.

Bay Harbor Art Festival is held in the waterside community of Bay Harbor on July 26-27.
August
The Polish Festival in Boyne Falls is a northern Michigan tradition you don’t want to miss. Polish food, Polish music, carnival, rodeo and lots of fun! Bring your polka shoes and plan on having a blast, August 1-4.

Rendezvous in Mackinaw & 18th Century Trade Fair takes place August 2-4 in Mackinaw City.

The Portside Art Fair is in East Jordan August 3-4.

East Jordan’s Portside Art Fair takes place August 3-4.

Charlevoix’s Waterfront Art Fair is held August 9.

Alanson Riverfest in Alanson is a weekend that includes an art/craft show, flea market, raffles, music and some new events this year, too! August 8-10.

The Ironworkers Festival in Mackinaw City attracts ironworkers from across the US and Canada to compete in friendly competition. August 9-11.

The Odawa Homecoming, August 9-11, features drumming, dancing, and music.
Festival on the Bay on Petoskey’s waterfront is filled with food, fun, entertainment and activities galore, August 16-17. The 11th annual event includes great live music, lots of fun kid’s activities, great food, competitive sporting events, Chalk & Chocolate Festival, Youth Fishing Derby, SAFE Teen Dance & more! An arts and crafts show will be held on Saturday in Pennsylvania Park in downtown Petoskey.

September
So much to do in September! Walk across the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day, the Bay Harbor Fishing Tournament, September 7-8, Mackinaw City’s Hopps of Fun Beer & Wine Festival, and the Taste of Harbor Springs, September 21, are just a few of the events that are waiting for you.

October
Fall is perfect for fall foliage tours in Northern Michigan!
Don’t miss the great Lakes Glass Pumpkin Patch kicks off October 4 in Harbor Springs and Cross Village and runs through November.
Chareloix loves apples and Apple Fest, the BEST celebration of the apple anywhere, October 10-12

November
The holiday season begins Up North with the Stafford’s Holiday Parade in Petoskey and the Tree Lightings in Harbor Springs and Cross Village. A great way to get in the holiday spirit! Learn more here Holiday Celebrations in Northern Michigan.

December
The Christmas holiday season Up North includes merchant open houses in Petoskey, Charlevoix, and Harbor Springs. Learn more here: Christmas Celebrations.

January
The Martin Luther King weekend in mid-January brings skiers and snow lovers from around the midwest to celebrate in Northern Michigan. Learn more here: Martin Luther King Holiday Ski & Snow Weekend is a 3-day celebration of everything snow.
The Bay Harbor Ice & Spice Festival celebrates winter with ice carving competitions, a chili cook off, and much more.
January is the month for winter festivals with Boyne City’s WinterFest
and Mackinaw City’s Winterfest and Indian River WinterFest.

February
The President’s Day weekend holiday in mid-February is a celebration of snow and more in Northern Michigan. Learn more here: President’s Day Weekend Activities Up North
Harbor Springs celebrates with Wintervention Winter Fest February 14-16.
Petoskey celebrates winter with the Downtown Petoskey Winter Festival, a week filled with food, fun and family events.
March

Crazy! Yes, that’s March in Northern Michigan when the ski resorts celebrate the end of the ski season in style. Nub’s Nob’s Mardi Gras is an annual spring fling filled with zaniness. Boyne Highland’s hosts Krazy Daze and Boyne Mountain celebrates with Carnival Weekend. Fun, fun!

May
MorelFest If you love morels and love to hunt for morels, then Boyne City is the place for you in early May each year. With everything from food, to music, to morel hunting contests, to a carnival for the kids, Morel Fest is a great kick off to a spring and summer.

Bike the 50 miles from the Boyne Highland’s Zoo bar to Mackinac Island in the Zoo de Mack.

In Mackinaw City, the Fort Michilimackinac Pageant at Colonial Michilimackinac includes a reenactment of the 1763 battle between French, Native Americans, and British, over the Memorial Day weekend.

June
Pellston kicks off summer with Summerfest, June 12-16, including a Taste of Pellston, crafts show, flea market, and children’s activities.

East Jordan’s Freedom Festival includes family activities, fireworks, and a parade, June 24-28.

Petoskey celebrates with the Taste of the North June 21.

SoBo Arts Festival takes place in Boyne City, June 28-29.

Wolverine hosts the Lumberjack Festival June 28-30.

Waterfront Wine Festival The waterfront area of Harbor Springs is transformed to a setting filled with a variety of wines to taste in this annual event. June 28, 2017.
Click here for the June Calendar of Events.
For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in Northern Michigan:

Harbor Springs — Harbor Springs is the place to try new things! Rent a bike or a kayak, go snow tubing, attend a concert or an art fair, or play a round of golf with friends.
Petoskey — There’s so much to do in Petoskey from the Bear River Valley Recreation Area, to Petoskey State Park, to biking, golfing, hiking, and more.
Charlevoix — Visiting Charlevoix in Northern Michigan is a fun-filled vacation with great beaches, boating, skiing, fishing and year ’round family fun.
Things to Do in Boyne City — hing is quite like Boyne City in Northern Michigan with camping, boating, skiing, year ’round outdoor activities, and of course, the morel mushroom!
Lots of Activities in Mackinaw City — Explore Mackinaw City in Northern Michigan for history, the International Dark Sky Park, and outdoor activities.
Mackinac Island — Take a step back in time and find lots of things to do when you visit Mackinac Island by horseback or bike–no cars allowed!
Northern Michigan Activities & Things to Do — Northern Michigan offers many fun things to do for the entire family whatever the season, whatever the reason!

4th of July Celebration – Saint Ignace

Date(s): 07/04/14

From: St. Ignace Visitors Bureau

Phone: (800) 338-6660

Combining the nostalgic sentiment of a small-town celebration with the picturesque backdrop of Lake Huron and Mackinac Island makes the 4th of July in St. Ignace something special. Watch the parade at 1pm, enjoy Kiwanis Kid’s Games and…

4th of July in Les Cheneaux – Cedarville

Date(s): 07/04/14

From: Les Cheneaux Tourist Association

Phone: (906) 484-3935

Enjoy the spectacular view of fireworks over Cedarville Bay from the Cedarville’s downtown waterfront park or the lawn of the Great Lakes Boat Building School on July 4. Earlier that day, our parade, kids games, hot dogs and burgers, Up…

BBQ Dinner Sail – Bay City

Date(s): 07/04/14

From: Appledore Tall Ship Adventures: Public Sails, Dinner Cruises & More

Phone: (989) 895-5193

Join us on this family friendly sail, aboard the Appledore IV, for a fun and relaxing evening of cruising along the Saginaw River and setting sail in the Saginaw Bay. While on board guests will enjoy a delicious, casual barbecue meal…

Fenton Freedom Festival – Fenton

Date(s): 07/04/14

From: Fenton Regional Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (810) 629-5447

4th of July Celebration includes a parade, craft show, 5K Firecracker Race, children’s games, Chicken BBQ and more. All events held in Downtown Fenton at the Gazebo and the Fenton Community & Cultural Center. Fireworks at 10:00pm at the…

Pure Michigan
Ferrysburg 4th of July Parade – Ferrysburg

Date(s): 07/04/14

From: Grand Haven Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (616) 842-5803

Annual 4th of July Parade in the city of Ferrysburg.

Pure Michigan
Fireworks Cruise in the Bay – Munising

Date(s): 07/04/14

  1. Frankenmuth Festival

Michigan festivals in November 2017

  • Dutch Winter fest in Holland

Michigan festivals in December 2017

Be sure to check out all these great events in 2017 and 2017.  Michigan has a lot to be proud of this year with their festival lineups.  Check out the schedule today, and add any events missed with our submission for in the menu.

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  • Downtown Ice Festival in Ferndale
  • Dutch Winterfest in Holland
  • Winter Festival in East Lansing

Some of our top festival and event cities made it to our list from Michigan:

Upcoming Michigan festivals and events to check out

    August, 2017

  • The Armada Fair in Armada

December 11, 2017

  • Northville Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market in Northville

December 12, 2017

  • Happy Elves Craft Show in Grand Haven

December 12, 2017

  • Holiday Arts & Craft Show in Holland

December 12, 2017

  • Napoleon Craft Fair in Napoleon

December 13, 2017

  • Homegrown at the Cobblestone in Ann Arbor

December 13, 2017

  • Homegrown at the Cobblestone Farm in Ann Arbor

December 19, 2017

  • Monthly Bazaars at the River in Pinconning

December 2, 2017

  • Art, Book & Gift Fair in Rochester

December 4, 2017

  • TV6 Christmas Craft Show in Marquette

December 4, 2017

  • Winter Wonderland Arts & Craft Show in Westland

December 5, 2017

  • Ann Arbor City Club Art & Craft Festival in Ann Arbor

December 5, 2017

  • Winter Holiday Festival in Augusta

December 5, 2017

  • Cass City Christmas in the Village in Cass City

December 5, 2017

  • All the Trimmings Holiday Show in Chelsea

December 5, 2017

  • Davison Christmas Craft Spectacular in Davison

December 5, 2017

  • Holiday Show Place Arts & Crafts Fair in Ferndale

December 5, 2017

  • Northview Winter Craft Show and Santa Breakfast in Grand Rapids

December 5, 2017

  • Parcells Craft Show in Grosse Pointe Woods

December 5, 2017

  • Christmas at Wings in Kalamazoo

December 5, 2017

  • Christmas in Kalkaska Holiday Craft Show in Kalkaska

December 5, 2017

  • Shipshewana On The Road Comes to Lansing in Lansing

December 5, 2017

  • Merry Marketplace in Leland

December 5, 2017

  • Wrap It Up! in Northville

December 5, 2017

  • Christmas in the Village Craft Show in Roscommon

December 5, 2017

  • GLCC Christmas Bazaar in Wayland

December 5, 2017

  • Christmas Bazaar in West Branch

December, 2017

  • Clawson Manor Holiday Bazaar in Clawson

December, 2017

  • Noel Night in Detroit

December, 2017

  • MSU Holiday Arts and Crafts Show in East Lansing

December, 2017

  • Black Sheep Weavers Holiday Sale in Hartland

December, 2017

  • Christmas in Ida Festival in Ida

December, 2017

  • New Year\’s Fest of Kalamazoo in Kalamazoo

December, 2017

  • Cullman Christmas Festival and Market in Saint Johns

December, 2017

  • Saline Moonlight Madness Craft Show in Saline

December, 2017

  • Christmas Craft Show in Warren

December, 2017

  • WBRC Music Boosters Christmas Bazaar in West Branch

January 22, 2017

  • Tip in Houghton Lake

January 29, 2017

  • Novi Home Improvement Show Marketplace in Novi

January, 2017

  • 37th Ann Arbor Folk Festival in Ann Arbor

January, 2017

  • Ann Arbor Folk Festival in Ann Arbor

January, 2017

  • Sundance Film Festival USA in Ann Arbor

January, 2017

  • USA Gap Year Fair in Ann Arbor

January, 2017

  • Winter Delights Festival in Benton Harbor

January, 2017

  • Ann Arbor Folk Festival in Detroit

January, 2017

  • Chillin\’ at the Mills Winter Festival in Detroit

January, 2017

  • Ferndale Blues and Music Festival in Detroit

January, 2017

  • Fire and Ice Festival in Detroit

January, 2017

  • Global Dance Festival FROST in Detroit

January, 2017

  • North American International Auto Show in Detroit

January, 2017

  • Plymouth Ice Festival in Detroit

January, 2017

  • Mid in East Lansing

January, 2017

  • MidWinter Singing Festival in East Lansing

January, 2017

  • Anti Freeze Blues Festival in Ferndale

January, 2017

  • Zehnder\’s Snowfest in Frankenmuth

January, 2017

  • Girls World Expo in Grand Rapids

January, 2017

  • Arctic Blast Retreat in Hartland

January, 2017

  • TipUp Town USA in Houghton Lake

January, 2017

  • Winter Wonderland Craft Show in Muskegon

January, 2017

  • Shipshewana on the Road and Novi, MI in Novi

June, 2017

  • Detroit River Days Festival in Detroit

June, 2017

  • Electric Forest in Rothbury

May, 2017

  • Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit

May, 2017

  • Bled Fest in Howell

November 1, 2017

  • Ann Arbor Sunday Artisan Market in Ann Arbor

November 1, 2017

  • The Sunday Artisan Market in Ann Arbor

November 1, 2017

  • All Things Detroit in Detroit

November 1, 2017

  • Lake Fenton Fall Craft Show in Linden

November 12, 2017

  • Lowellarts! Holiday Market in Lowell

November 12, 2017

  • Christmas Market in Mount Clemens

November 13, 2017

  • Saint Sebastian Holiday Craft Boutique and Vendor Show in Dearborn Heights

November 13, 2017

  • Studio 1219 Holiday Art Market in Port Huron

November 14, 2017

  • SCWC Bazaar & Craft Sale in Cedar Springs

November 14, 2017

  • Craft Show in Clarkston

November 14, 2017

  • Christmas in Clawson Craft Show in Clawson

November 14, 2017

  • Fall Holiday Craft Show in Clinton Township

November 14, 2017

  • Lindbergh Holiday Boutique in Dearborn

November 14, 2017

  • Dewitt Band Boosters Craft Show and Silent Auction in Dewitt

November 14, 2017

  • Arts & Crafts Show in Gaylord

November 14, 2017

  • Lapeer High Project Graduation Juried Arts in Lapeer

November 14, 2017

  • Arts/Crafts Show to Benefit Student Support Services in Ludington

November 14, 2017

  • Christmas Bazaar in Ludington

November 14, 2017

  • Shipshewana On The Road Comes to Monroe in Monroe

November 14, 2017

  • Oakland Steiner School Holiday Bazaar in Rochester Hills

November 14, 2017

  • Saint Germaine School Arts & Crafts Show in Saint Clair Shores

November 14, 2017

  • Saline Fall Craft Show in Saline

November 15, 2017

  • IACS Fifth Fall Craft Show in Clinton Township

November 15, 2017

  • Chatfield School Holiday Craft Bazaar in Lapeer

November 15, 2017

  • Art & Crafters Show in Macomb

November 19, 2017

  • Holiday Art Sale and Show in Kalamazoo

November 20, 2017

  • Twenty in Lowell

November 20, 2017

  • Midland Mall Fall Spectacular Craft Show in Midland

November 21, 2017

  • Holiday Art and Craft Fair in Bay City

November 21, 2017

  • Schoolhouse Arts & Craft Show in East Grand Rapids

November 21, 2017

  • Fenton UMC Holiday Craft and Small Business Expo in Fenton

November 21, 2017

  • Craft Fair in Greenville

November 21, 2017

  • Holiday Bazaar in Mishawaka

November 21, 2017

  • Saint Charles Craft Show in Newport

November 21, 2017

  • Holiday Bazaar in Portage

November 21, 2017

  • Arts & Crafts Marketplace in Royal Oak

November 21, 2017

  • Santa\’s Craft Castle in Shelby Township

November 21, 2017

  • WWT Arts & Craft Show in Warren

November 21, 2017

  • Waterford Mott Fall Show in Waterford

November 21, 2017

  • A Christmas to Remember in Wyoming

November 27, 2017

  • Chesaning Music Boosters Arts and Crafts Show in Chesaning

November 27, 2017

  • Holly Dickens Festival in Holly

November 27, 2017

  • Fantasy of Art Show in Howell

November 27, 2017

  • Indian River Christmas Craft Show in Indian River

November 28, 2017

  • Christmas Bazaar and Expo in Charlotte

November 28, 2017

  • Christmas Festival in Clare

November 28, 2017

  • Holly Berry Arts and Crafts Fair in Frankfort

November 28, 2017

  • Center For the Arts Holiday Craft Fair in Ludington

November 28, 2017

  • Elf Shelf Arts & Craft Show in Troy

November 5, 2017

  • Lambs\’ Retreat For Songwriters in Harbor Springs

November 6, 2017

  • Meridian Mall Fall Craft Show in Okemos

November 7, 2017

  • Forest Hills Eastern Holiday Expo and Artisans Market in Ada

November 7, 2017

  • Saint Catherine Holiday Arts and Crafts Show in Algonac

November 7, 2017

  • Holiday Fever Craft and Vendor Show in Allen Park

November 7, 2017

  • Thirty in Bellaire

November 7, 2017

  • Saint Anselm Holiday Boutique in Dearborn Heights

November 7, 2017

  • Holiday Mart in Galesburg

November 7, 2017

  • Holly Holiday Art and Craft Show in Holly

November 7, 2017

  • Third Craft Show in Lansing

November 7, 2017

  • Shipshewana On The Road Comes to Mount Pleasant in Mount Pleasant

November 7, 2017

  • Craft Show and Bake Sale in West Bloomfield

November, 2017

  • Wishing For Christmas Arts and Crafts Show in Alpena

November, 2017

  • LMC Mendel Center Holiday Bazaar in Benton Harbor

November, 2017

  • Winter Wonders Glass Show and Holiday Sale in Bloomfield Hills

November, 2017

  • CVHS Bands Fall / Holiday craft show in Clinton Township

November, 2017

  • IACS Fourth Fall Craft Show in Clinton Township

November, 2017

  • Journey\’s Noise Tour in Detroit

November, 2017

  • Schoolhouse Arts and Craft Show in East Grand Rapids

November, 2017

  • Elmer A. Knopf Learning Center Arts & Crafts Show in Flint

November, 2017

  • Michigan Food, Beer, & Wine Fest in Flint

November, 2017

  • Santa\’s Sleigh Craft Show in Flint

November, 2017

  • Flushing Craft Bazaar in Flushing

November, 2017

  • CSAC Craft Show in Grand Rapids

November, 2017

  • Lamb\’s Retreat For Songwriters in Harbor Springs

November, 2017

  • Home For the Holiday in Hart

November, 2017

  • Home For the HolidayMade in Michigan and Holiday Mkt in Hart

November, 2017

  • Holiday Gift Show in Holland

November, 2017

  • Houghton Lake Christmas Arts and Crafts Show in Houghton Lake

November, 2017

  • NIE Ninth Big Holiday Craft Show in Kingsford

November, 2017

  • LowellArts! Holiday Market in Lowell

November, 2017

  • Saint Timothy Holiday Craft Show in Midland

November, 2017

  • Here Come The Brides Bridal Show at Bucks Run Banquet in Mount Pleasant

November, 2017

  • Arts and Crafts Bazaar in Muskegon

November, 2017

  • Bizarre Bazaar in Northville

November, 2017

  • Einstein Elementary Fall Craft Show / Bake Sale in Oak Park

November, 2017

  • Blue Water Women\’s League Craft Market in Port Huron

November, 2017

  • Deer Widow\’s Arts and Crafts Show in Port Huron

November, 2017

  • Copy of BeFit Festival in Royal Oak

November, 2017

  • Artisan Market in Saint Joseph

November, 2017

  • Sand Creek Fall Antique & Craft Show in Sand Creek

November, 2017

  • South Lyon Craft Show in South Lyon

November, 2017

  • Springfield Holiday Market in Springfield

November, 2017

  • WWT Arts and Craft Show in Warren

November, 2017

  • Westacres Arts and Craft Fair in West Bloomfield

November, 2017

  • Here Come The Brides Bridal Show at Hellenic Cultural Center in Westland

November, 2017

  • Arts & Greens Holiday Market in White Lake

November, 2017

  • Arts and Greens Holiday Market in White Lake

November, 2017

  • Third Michigan NCO Club Auxiliary Craft Show in Wyoming

October 24, 2017

  • Fiber Expo in Ann Arbor

October 24, 2017

  • Saint Mary\’s Craft Show in Carson City

October 24, 2017

  • Saint Thecla Fall Art & Craft Show in Clinton Township

October 24, 2017

  • Fall Craft Show in Hudsonville

October 24, 2017

  • Harvest Festival Craft Show in Springfield

October 24, 2017

  • Arts and Craft Show in Swartz Creek

October 24, 2017

  • Michigan Art, Craft, Decor, Gifts, Hats,Jewelry & More! in Troy

October 26, 2017

  • Small Businesses and Vendors Christmas Expo in Okemos

October 30, 2017

  • Meridian Mall Fall Craft Show in Okemos

October 31, 2017

  • Shipshewana On The Road Comes to Birch Run in Birch Run

October, 2017

  • Ann Arbor Annual Arts & Crafts Show- Crafting with Grace in Ann Arbor

October, 2017

  • Ann Arbor Arts and Crafts ShowCrafting with Grace in Ann Arbor

October, 2017

  • Craft Show in Ann Arbor

October, 2017

  • Disney Live! Mickey\’s Music Festival in Auburn Hills

October, 2017

  • Oktoberfest in Augusta

October, 2017

  • Red Flannel Festival in Cedar Springs

October, 2017

  • Centreville Antique and Collectible Market in Centreville

October, 2017

  • Charlevoix Apple Festival in Charlevoix

October, 2017

  • Grand Bridal Expo in Charlevoix

October, 2017

  • Autumn Extravaganza Vendor & Craft Night in Clawson

October, 2017

  • Michigan Antique and Collectible Festival in Davisburg

October, 2017

  • All Things Detroit III in Detroit

October, 2017

  • MI\’s Big Country Fest in Frankenmuth

October, 2017

  • Northview Senior All Night Party Fall Craft Show in Grand Rapids

October, 2017

  • Hamburg Community Fine Art and Craft Fair in Hamburg

October, 2017

  • The Centennial Festival of Riverboats in Howell

October, 2017

  • CraftARama in Jackson

October, 2017

  • Fall Festival in Lake Orion

October, 2017

  • Craft Show in Lansing

October, 2017

  • Observer & Eccentric Media Arts and Crafts Show in Livonia

October, 2017

  • Octoberfest Music & Craft Beer Festival presented by Bell\’s Brewery in Ludington

October, 2017

  • Lamphere Fall Craft Show in Madison Heights

October, 2017

  • Fall Craft & Vendor Show in Monroe

October, 2017

  • Novi Athletic Booster Holiday Kickoff Arts and Craft Sh in Novi

October, 2017

  • Oktoberfest in Pentwater

October, 2017

  • Disney Live! Mickey\’s Music Festival in Saginaw

October, 2017

  • Bark in Shelby Township

October, 2017

  • Springfield Home in Springfield

October, 2017

  • Appleumpkin Festival in Tecumseh

October, 2017

  • Zeeland Pumpkinfest in Zeeland