June Michigan: The Ultimate 2024 Guide to 100 Events, Festivals and Best Things to Do in Michigan This Weekend: Lavender Festivals, Food Truck Festivals, Wine Fests, Car Shows

Article: June Michigan: The Ultimate 2024 Guide to 100 Events, Festivals and Best Things to Do in Michigan This Weekend: Lavender Festivals, Food Truck Festivals, Wine Fests, Car Shows

June Michigan: The Ultimate 2024 Guide to Events, Festivals and Best Things to Do in MichiganJune Michigan: The Ultimate 2024 Guide to Events, Festivals and Best Things to Do in Michigan


The ULTIMATE SOURCE of 2024 Michigan events, Festivals and fun things to do in Michigan in June! 

Grab our Boredom Zapping Ideas for things to do in Michigan in Summer! 

Best Southwest Michigan events monthly calendar. See what's happening in June Michigan today! We have current dates!

Destinations: DetroitTraverse CityFrankenmuthAnn ArborKalamazooPetoskeyCharlevoixHoughton LakeMidland, South HavenSt. JosephGrand RapidsMarquette, Upper Peninsula and more!     

Chris and I are local Michigan residents (real humans, not AI!) and as photographers, writers and Michigan travel experts, we love sharing our experiences with you! This spring, try to attend a few hometown events as it will boost our Michigan tourism and local economy.  I plan to go to a few art events, car shows and music festivals.

  • Oh, and please join us on Instagram this spring where I've posted all of our June Michigan adventures and fun things to do! 


June Michigan Events, Festivals and Activities!June Michigan Events, Festivals and Activities!

June Michigan Events and Festivals 2024

There are so many June Michigan events to see, do and explore!! No way you will be bored!

Visit Dow Gardens in June to See What's Blooming!

Dow Gardens, is a fantastic botanical gardens in central Michigan.  Chris and I love to explore, go walking for exercise and get gardening ideas at Dow Gardens. It's also home to the longest canopy walk in the United States! What a fantastic family-friendly Michigan activity!

Where: 1809 Eastman Avenue, Midland, MI 48640


Kirtland’s Warbler Tours at Hartwick Pines State Park

Kirtland’s Warbler Tours at Hartwick Pines State Park - Michigan Audubon, in collaboration with Hartwick Pines State Park, will offer Kirtland’s Warbler Tours 

When: (ongoing) May 25 – June 30, 2024. Tours will be held daily at 7 a.m. with an additional 11 a.m. tour on Saturdays and Sundays from May 25 through June 30.

Where:  Tours will meet at the Michigan Forest Visitor Center at Hartwick Pines State Park just north of downtown Grayling. 3612 State Park Dr, Grayling, MI 49738

Tours cost $15 per person, and you must have a Recreation Pass to enter the State Park.

Preregister at https://www.michiganaudubon.org/kirtlands-warbler-tours/


2024 Sip and Shop - Spring Crafts, Antiques and Flea Market at the The Double JJ Resort

2024 Sip and Shop Spring Craft Show - The Double JJ Resort

When: Saturday, June 1, 2024, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Where: The Double JJ Resort

It's time to get outside this spring in May!  This spring outdoor craft show features over 75 arts, crafters, antiques, and flea market vendors. 


Grand Rapids Lantern Festival, John Ball Zoo

When: (Ongoing) April 10 – June 16, 2024. Wednesday-Sunday, 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM. 

Where: John Ball Zoo, 1300 W. Fulton St, Grand Rapids, MI 49504.

The lantern festival features handcrafted Asian lantern displays that will illuminate the Zoo and tell the intersecting story of wildlife and Asian culture. Chris and I are excited to go this year!

Check out our Grand Rapids Lantern Festival guide!


2024 Swartz Creek Hometown Days

Swartz Creek Hometown Days 

When: (ongoing) May 30-June 2, 2024 

Where: Swartz Creek (near Flint)

Swartz Creek Hometown Day ALWAYS occur the first weekend after Memorial Day. Events include a circus, wood sculpting, exotic animal viewing, free games, ice cream social and lots of family friendly events!


Go on a Tall Ship Cruise with Tall Ship Manitou in Traverse City, MI

Tall Ship Manitou Sails - So many different cruises to choose with Traverse Tall Ship Company; Moomers Ice Cream Sail, Evening Sails, Brunch Cruises, Dinner Sails, Music Cruises and more! 

When: (ongoing) Book on line for May, June, July, August and September sailing dates.

Where: Traverse Tall Ship Company, 13258 S West Bay Shore Dr. Traverse City, MI. 

Such a fun June Michigan event in Traverse City! Be sure to book your Traverse Tall Ship Co sailing adventure soon! It's a great chance to get out on the water to enjoy fresh spring breezes! And...your family will love it!


2024 Mancelona Bass Festival (Northwest Michigan)

Mancelona Bass Festival

When: (ongoing) May 30th - June 2, 2024!! 

Where: Downtown Mancelona, Michigan (northwest Michigan)

This annual festival will have an entertainment/beer tent, exciting car show, colorful parade, raffles, kids and pet parade, cornhole tournament, crafters market, carnival, and lots of fun for the whole family!


Skip's European Farmers Market in New Buffalo, Michigan

Visit Skip's European Farmers Market 

When: (ongoing) 9am to 3pm every Saturday and Sunday thru Mid-October

Where: New Buffalo European Farmers Market at Skip’s Restaurant. 16710 Lakeshore Rd (corner of Red Arrow Highway and Lakeshore Road), just north of New Buffalo.

Shop for great locally produced vegetables, fruits, jellies, jams, herbs, maple syrup, homemade soaps, cut flowers, potted plants, eggs, cheeses, pastries, meats, sausages, fresh-made food products, art, jewelry, clothing and more!

 

“Remember When” Cruise & Car Show in Downtown Holland

“Remember When” Cruise & Car Show

When: June tbd 2024

Where: Downtown Holland, Free!

The show takes place at the old Maycroft Versendaal Lincoln Mercury dealership at 124 E. 8th Street.  There will be tons of cars from every era to walk around and admire. 



When is the best time of year to visit Michigan?

Well, being a Michigander, I love all our seasons, but June, July and August have my heart! The weather in June is around 70 - 80 degrees. Chris and I love going to our best beaches, attend festivals across the state, enjoy car shows, play at state fairs and eat as much bbq outside on the grill as possible!  


June is a perfect month to sink your teeth into juicy burgers, fresh salty fries, and hand dipped ice cream! Check out Michigan's Favorite Drive-in's! Chris and I try to stop at as many as we can!

2024 Detroit Grand Prix - INDYCAR Races

Detroit Grand Prix -  INDYCAR. The exciting car racing event includes the Chevrolet INDYCAR Grand Prix with vehicles in the NTT Indycar Series, the GTP and the GTD PRO classes of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. 

When: (ongoing) May 31-June 2, 2024

Where: The Detroit Grand Prix will take place in the Downtown Detroit Street Circuit. It is no longer at Belle Isle.

Comerica Bank Free Prix Day - FREE general admission seating only in Grandstands 1 & 9 will be available on a first-come basis. 

Single-day tickets for Friday, May 31, Saturday, June 1 or Sunday, June 2ndBuy your Grand Prix tickets early, we bought ours end of January!  We love attending this June Michigan event each year!

  • Tailgating inside the Franklin Garage is new at the 2024 Grand Prix!


Island City Festival - Plainwell MI - Arts & Crafts

Plainwell Island City Festival

When: (ongoing) May 31 - June 2, 2024

Where: Hicks Park, 107-145 W Allegan St, Plainwell, MI. 

Music, family-friendly activities, carnival, arts & crafts, and so much more! Such a fun June Michigan event! 


The Krusin’ Klassics Car Club Hosts the 39th Annual Fun Run in Escanaba

The Krusin’ Klassics Car Club, Fun Run Car Show and Swap Meet.

When:(ongoing) May 31, 2024 and June 1, 2024

Where: Elks Lodge, 510 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829

Fun Run Car Show and Swap Meet


Great Lakes Piping Plovers Tours

Great Lakes Piping Plovers Tours! 

When: (Ongoing) May-July, 2024.

Where: Honor, MI. Sleeping Bear Tour Company.

First and only guided opportunity in Michigan to view Great Lakes Piping Plovers, a federally protected endangered species. 2 hour tour in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.


Center Line Independence Festival and Cruisin' 53

  • Center Line Independence Festival 

When: (ongoing) Friday, May 31, 2024 at 2:00 - 11:00 PM. Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 11:00-11:00 PM and Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 6:00 PM 

Where: 25355 Lawrence, Center Line, Michigan

  • Cruise' 53

When: Sunday, June 2, 2024:

Where: City Center Plaza, 25005 Van Dyke Avenue, Center Line, Michigan

Get ready for a full schedule of events, activities and live entertainment that will bring excitement to your summer. The Center Line Independence Festival offers carnival rides, a great variety of food trucks, inflatables for the kids, live music and entertainment, a cute petting farm, brilliant fireworks, and lots more. 

Also, Cruisin' 53 is a fun car show featuring a car parade along Van Dyke.


The Magical Realm Fantasy Faire

The Magical Realm Fantasy Faire

When: Saturday, June 1, 2024, 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday, June 2, 2024, 10 am – 6 pm

Where: Eaton County Fairgrounds, 1025 Cochran Ave. Charlotte, MI 48813


Michigan Medieval Fair, Canterbury Village!

Michigan Medieval Fair! Huzzah! 

When: June 1-2, 2024 and June 8-9, 2024, 10 am - 5 pm. The first weekend's theme is Vikings and the second weekend is Pirates!

Where: Canterbury Village, 2376 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion, MI,

Grab your friends and go for a stroll through time - be part of ancient times and enjoy arts, crafts, see fire breathers, life sized dragons, great food, jesters, games, live music, and live reenactment, including a jousting tournament! Fun summer activity for the entire family! Oh and don't forget to chow down on a turkey leg at the Clansman Gaelic Pub!


Yoga in Bloom at Lavender Hill Farm (Boyne City, MI) in Northern Michigan

When: June 1, 2024; 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Where: Lavender Hill Farm, 7354 Horton Bay Rd. North

Get your tickets early! This fun event occurs several times during the lavender season. Check their website for more dates and times.


The Wildlife Drive (Auto Tour Route) at Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge Opens (Saginaw Michigan)


The Wildlife Drive (Auto Tour Route) at Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge in Saginaw Michigan is just lovely. I've personally driven and also hiked the trails here and it's a great experience.  You can see lots of wildlife with pretty scenery along the way.

Address: 6000 Bishop Road, Saginaw, MI 48601

Open Season: Open June 1 to September 30 during daylight hours including all federal holidays. Gates open at sunrise and close one hour before sunset. 

Length of drive: 6.5 miles


The Experience Full Classic Car Show

Come on out to the Classic Car Club of America Museum’s annual show and driving tour! This awesome show highlights 1915-1948 Full Classic luxury and coach-built automobiles. Chris and I have been to the Gilmore Car Museum several time for their Cruise-in's and it's a lovely place.

When: June 1-2, 2024; 9 am - 4:00 pm.

Where: Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners, Fee. 

The Classic Car Club of America Museum’s annual show and driving tour, for 1915-1948 Full Classic luxury and coach-built automobiles. Onsite activities throughout the day include music, rides, wine and European chocolates tasting!


St. Clair Waterfront Beer, Wine, Cocktail and Seltzer Festival 2024

St. Clair Waterfront Beer, Wine, Cocktail and Seltzer Festival 2024

When: Saturday June 1, 2024, 7 PM to 10:00 PM

Where: Outdoor Event at Waterfront Park, 1130 St Clair River Dr, Algonac, MI 48001

Held Rain or Shine. Ages 21+. Sip 100+ beers, seltzers, wines, spirits and cocktails from across the state and around the globe! Get your Waterfront Festival tickets


June is THE MONTH for Michigan Asparagus Festivals


Traverse City Art and Craft Show

When: June 1 & 2, 2024; 10 am to 5pm daily
Where: Open Space Park, 101 West Grandview Parkway, Traverse City, MI 49684

2024 Lake Bluff Artisan Faire 

2024 Lake Bluff Artisan Faire

When: June 1, 2024; 10:00 am -5:00 pm

Upcoming Dates: 

  • July 20, 2024
  • August 17, 2024
  • August 31, 2024

Where: Lake Bluff Park, 301 State Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085

This fun Michigan art fair offers a variety of handcrafted goods, with over 50 local vendors! Home decor, furniture, jewelry, candles and more! So many great things to do in Michigan in June!


Classic Car Show in Midland Michigan: Mid Michigan's Largest Car Show

Classic Car Show

When: June 1-2, 2024, Saturday 8 am - 6 pm and Sunday 9 am - 4 pm

Where: Midland County Fairgrounds – 6905 Eastman Ave., Midland, MI.

Admission is $10 per person.

Mid Michigan's Largest Car Show, 6905 Eastman, Midland, MI.

Fun June Michigan event and festival! Classic, antique, hot rod, muscle, and special interest vehicles! Summer family fun.  We've attended this show several times.


Michigan Antique Festival - Midland Michigan

Michigan Antique Festival

When: June 1-2, 2024; Saturday 8 am - 6 pm and Sunday 9 am - 4 pm

Admission is $10 per person.

Where: Midland County Fairgrounds – 6905 Eastman Ave., Midland, MI.

Come see about a thousand antique dealers at the Midland County Fairgrounds with unique vintage goods, antiques, collectibles plus enjoy Michigan’s largest swap meet.


2024 Pinckney’s Art in the Park

Pinckney’s Art in the Park

When: June 1-2, 2024  10 am - 5 pm. 

Where: Putnam Township Square in Downtown Pinckney

This fun event draws 15,000 spectators for two days of shopping, entertainment, food and fun for the family. Love buying one-of-a-kind art? Over 100 fine artists and crafters will have their pieces ready for you! Such a fun June Michigan event!


2024 Blue Water Sturgeon Festival

Blue Water Sturgeon Festival

When: Saturday, June 1, 2024 from 10am-3pm

Where: Fort Gratiot Lighthouse Park, Port 2800 Omar St. Port Huron, MI 48060. Free admission, parking!

This is a great chance to see the Great Lakes’ largest fish, the sturgeon, up close and personal!  See live sturgeon in a touch tank and enjoy hands-on activities, workshops, Native American drum ceremony, great food, lively live music and more during this festival in eastern Michigan. 

Sturgeon Festival also offers an exclusive experience to see sturgeon while aboard Port Huron’s premier sightseeing boat, The Huron Lady. It's a great chance to ask questions to the biologists who study Lake Sturgeon, learn about Great Lakes sturgeon research, discover sturgeon research activities under the iconic Blue Water Bridges.


Lady Huron II in Port Huron, 1.5 Hour Sturgeon Cruise, Dinner Cruise, Fireworks Cruise all in Port Huron Michigan


Huron Lady II Cruises in Port Huron, 1.5 hour Sturgeon Cruise

When: There are several cruises, including public cruises and dinner cruises, throughout the month of June, beginning June 1, 2024 (during the Blue Water Sturgeon Festival listed directly above).

Where: 102 Huron Ave. Port Huron, MI 48060

I personally have been on this cruise and I loved it! Lots of scenic photography moments and a chance to enjoy the Sturgeon river in the thumb of Michigan. You can see the large freighters, Fort Gratiot Lighthouse, famous Bluewater bridges on your cruise. 



You can climb the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse while exploring Port Huron!


Midland Summer Art Fair in Mid Michigan This Spring

Midland Summer Art Fair

When: June 1, 2024 and June 2, 2024. 10 am‑5 pm both days.

Where: The art fair is held outdoors on Main street in Downtown Midland Michigan. 

I personally go to this June Michigan art festival each summer! I LOVE it! 


Yoga In Bloom at Lavender Hill Farm

When: June 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, 2024 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Where: 7354 Horton Bay Rd. North, Boyne City, MI 49712.

Afterward, enjoy a farm tour and then tour Charlevoix and Harbor Springs!


It's Asparagus Season, friends!  Sooo Excited! Get outside and pick some lovely, tender stalks for your stir fry, grill, salads, quiches, and soups!

Asparagus U Pick Farms and Farm Stands Near You

Best Michigan Small Towns Worth Visiting!


Spring is the best time to go exploring! Check out ---> Best Michigan Small Towns Worth Visiting! What a perfect Michigan getaway this summer! Quaint, cute downtowns with great shopping, kayaking, biking, exploring, hiking, and fun things to do!


Empire Asparagus Festival

Empire Asparagus Festival

When: June 1, 2024, Noon - 6 pm

Where: Empire Michigan

Schedule: Noon to 6pm and the Kick-Yer-Assparagus 5km Walk / Run starts from the beach at 10am.


Allegan Gypsy Goddess Festival, Hillsdale MI

Allegan Gypsy Goddess Festival is not occurring in 2024. There are plans to return in 2025 so stay tuned.

When: June 2025

Where: Hillsdale County Fairgrounds, 115 S. Broad Street, Hillsdale, MI.

There will be 100+ vendors!  Body, Mind & Soul Marketplace. Live Music & Dancers, Food Trucks,​ Psychics, Mediums, Energy & Body Healers, Holistic Medicine, Massage, Sound Therapy & more! 


2024 ALEgan Beer, BBQ and Blues Fest

ALEgan Beer, BBQ and Blues Fest,

When: June 1, 2024

Where: Allegan County Fairgrounds, doors open at 2:00 pm

Sample the area’s finest craft beer and savory BBQ while enjoying live music by Aklees Blues Band and Big Smooth and the Hellraisers!


Best Michigan Music Festival and Concerts Coming Up This Summer!

  • Summer is the time for incredible Michigan Music Festivals Check out our HUGE Michigan Music guide with dates and map for incredible Jazz, Electronic, Blues, Medal, Polka, Folk, Rock, Country Concerts this summer!


St. Joseph Antiques on the Bluff

St. Joseph Antiques on the Bluff

When: June 2, 2024, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Where: Saint Joseph, MI Lake Bluff Park, Downtown.

Shop unique treasures at this wonderful antique festival! 


2024 Walk Midland Spring and Summer

2024 Walk Midland. I LOVE this free drop-in program! You will walk about 2 miles at a fun variety of locations. Pick a location and time and just show up!

When: The program begins June 3, 2024 and ends August 7, 2024. 

Where: 

Below is the Day, Time, Address and Terrain

  • MONDAYS - 6 pm - City Forest - 2840 E Monroe Rd - unpaved
  • TUESDAYS -12 pm - Northwood University - corner of W Main St and University Ave -paved
  • TUESDAYS - 6 pm - Stratford Woods Park - 3922 E Ashman Rd - unpaved
  • WEDNESDAYS- 12 pm - Averill Preserve Trailhead - N Saginaw Rd, just south of N Hope Rd and E Wackerly Rd - unpaved
  • WEDNESDAYS - 6 pm - Chippewa Nature Center - 400 S Badour Rd - paved/unpaved
  • THURSDAYS - 12 pm - MyMichigan Health Center - Corner of Wellness Dr and McCandless Dr - paved
  • FRIDAYS - 8 am - East End Building - 1000 E Main St - paved
  • SUNDAYS - 6pm - Tridge Trailhead - 201 Wyman St - paved
  • There will be a fall Walk Midland Program too. 

There will be several walking locations throughout the week for Walk Midland! Prizes too! With every two-mile local walk, drawings will be held for a gift certificate to a local ice cream or coffee shop. You will also be registered for the grand prize Midland Staycation gift basket.


Food Truck Rally Kalamazoo, Plainwell and Parchment

    Food Truck Rally

  • June 4, 2024 - Save A lot Parking Location: 806 Shoppers Lane, Parchment, MI 49004
  • June 11, 2024 - Linden Grove Middle School: 4241 Arboretum Pkwy, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
  • June 18, 2024 - Fannie Pell Park: 211 N Main St., Plainwell, MI
  • June 25, 2024 - Midtown Fresh Market: 1693 S Westnedge Ave Kalamazoo, MI 49008


Lunchtime Concerts at Dow Gardens

I love these lovely lunchtime concerts at Dow Gardens!  Just bring a lawn chair or blanket and sit under the trees while listening to music. The concerts are free after you pay the admission fee to Dow Gardens

When: Four dates in June! 12-1:30 p.m.

    June 5 – Charlie Millard Band

    June 12 – Monte Pride

    June 19 – Blue Water Ramblers

    June 26 – Jim Pagel Jazz Trio

Where: Dow Gardens, Midland Michigan


The 47th Annual Owosso Curwood Festival

The 47th Annual Owosso Curwood Festival

When: June 6-9, 2024 

Where: Curwood Festival, 212 S Washington Street, Owosso, MI 48867

Come joint the kick off with the Opening Ceremony at Curwood Castle on Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 6:00 PM. 

  • Kids Parade is Friday, June 7th at 7:00 PM
  • Heritage Parade is Saturday, June 8th at 2:00 PM.  

Enjoy carnival rides throughout the festival.


Fun on the Farm, Kensington Metropark

Fun on the Farm, Kensington Metropark

When:

  • June 6, 2024 – Fun on the Farm: Horses; 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. – 2p.m.
  • June 20, 2024 – Fun on the Farm: Goats; 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. – 2p.m.

Where:  Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI. 

Fun indoor and outdoor children’s series that focuses on different animals and aspects of farming each session. Story, hands-on activity, and a chance to get up close with cute farm animals. Ages 2-6. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. $5 per child / adults FREE. Pre-registration is required. Perfect June Michigan event for your whole family!  


Gizzard Festival in Potterville, MI

Gizzard Festival

When: June 6, 7, & 8, 2024.

Potterville, MI. Located southwest of Lansing, northeast of Kalamazoo and Battle Creek.

Come on out for small town atmosphere, live music, Gizzard Fest Pageant, Another Clucking 5k, parade, classic car show, pancake breakfast, carnival, and great food (including plenty of gizzards)!

People flock from all across the Midwest for this super fun Michigan Festival in June! 

  • The 2024 Gizzard Fest Parade will be held Friday, June 7th at 6:00 p.m. The theme is "Under the Sea".


2024 Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival

Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival 

When: June 6-9, 2024

$10 Admission All Weekend

Where: The Main Tent will be located in Zehnder park at 959 Flint St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734 and will host a number of traditional German entertainers and polka bands. There will be events along Main Street and throughout downtown Frankenmuth. Fun June Michigan events!

  • The Rock Tent will be located behind Tiffany's, rocking Friday and Saturday night.​
  • The Friday Night Street Party is going to fill Main Street with bands, beverages, games and a zip line.
  • Saturday - Lots of fun throughout downtown Frankenmuth including the 10am Kindertag Parade - Starting at River Place Shops and the 11 am Morning Rotary Duck Race (On the River).
  • The tents are closed on Sunday for the Bavarian Festival Parade at 1:00 pm.

Grab the Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival Schedule.

Gridlife Festival - A Music Festival at High Speed!

Gridlife Festival, A Music Festival at High Speed! + Motorsports! 

When: June 7-9, 2024

Where: Gingerman Raceway, 61414 Co Rd 388, South Haven, MI 49090

GRIDLIFE Midwest Festival is three incredible days of music, camping, and car culture immersion. Dozens of artist performances, hundreds of race cars on track, the worlds best drifters, car shows, arcade, great food all in an open all access environment the best weekend is assured.


2024 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair in Bronson Park

When: Friday, June 7, 2024 - 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 8, 2024, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Fair is the second longest-running arts fair in the country!  Come on out to Kalamazoo’s Bronson Park to shop over 100 fine artists. Works in jewelry, photography, sculpture, painting, ceramics, glass, fiber, leather, wood, and more. Visitors can enjoy shopping, music, a beer garden, food trucks, and family activities all weekend long.

Oh, and the the KIA galleries will be open for FREE admission on Friday and Saturday.  I've gone to this art show every year, it's in such a great location with shade trees, grass and paved walkways.  One of my favorite June Michigan things to do!


Lavender Fields Are Blooming this Month! I'm SOOO Excited!

Cuddle the Cows at De Vor Dairy Farm in Kalkaska

Cuddle the Cows at De Vor Dairy Farm in Kalkaska! Schedule a day and time to enjoy petting, playing with and cuddling their adorable Jersey Cows and calves! I definitely need to do this!

Where: De Vor Dairy Farm & Creamery, 5436 Tyler Rd SE, Kalkaska, MI 49646


Mackinac Island Lilac Festival

Mackinac Island Lilac Festival

When: June 7 - 16, 2024

The 2024 Mackinac Island Lilac Festival theme is Petals & Pedals.  The Mackinac Island Lilac Festival is the first and largest summer event on the Island! Festivities include the coronation of the Lilac Festival Queen and Court, Lilac Festival 10K, horse drawn carriage tours, numerous concerts, art walk, movie, walking tours and so much more!


Ya'Ssoo Greek Festival

Ya'Ssoo Greek Festival

When: June 7-9, 2024 

Where: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 3109 Scio Church Road, Ann Arbor, MI.

Weekend full of Greek music, food, dancing and BAKLAVA!!

2024 Taste of Muskegon

Taste of Muskegon

When: June 7-8, 2024

Where: Hackley Park, 350 W Webster Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440

Come out and see what a taste of the best Muskegon has to offer! Enjoy a weekend of delicious tastes from locally-owned restaurants and food trucks, music and more!


June 2024 Rollin’ on the River, Enjoy Your Summer with Live Music on the Allegan Riverfront!

Rollin’ on the River

When: Fridays June 7 - August 30, 2024; 6:30 pm-9:30 pm

Where: Allegan Riverfront

Start every weekend of summer with live music on the Allegan Riverfront! Rollin’ on the River is a free, weekly Friday night concert series on the Allegan Riverfront Stage featuring touring musicians from across the country. Two hours of live music starts at 7pm. Awesome June Michigan events!


2024 Art on the River, Art and Music Festival

2024 Art on the River, Art and Music Festival

When: Friday, June 7 – Sunday, June 9, 2024. 

Where: 500 Merchant Street, (Kiefer Park) Port Huron, MI. 

  • Friday, June 7, 2024: 3pm to 11pm (Arts, crafts, music, beverage tent, food vendors)
  • Saturday, June 8, 2024: 10am to 11pm (Arts, crafts, music, beverage tent, food vendors)
  • ​Sunday, June 9, 2024: 10am to 4pm (Arts, crafts, beverage tent, food vendors  - adult beverages begin service at noon)

Art on the River is a family friendly event with art workshops, hands on art, music to dance to and food to enjoy.  Awesome June Michigan events!


Murder Mystery Dinner, Henderson Castle

Murder Mystery Dinner

When: June 8, 2024 and June 21, 2024.  at 6 PM – 9 PM

Where: Henderson Castle,100 Monroe Street, Kalamazoo. 


Midland Conservation District's 2nd Annual Free Fishing Day at Stratford Park

When: June 8, 2024 - 2nd Annual Free Fishing Day at Stratford Woods Park.

Where: 3922 E. Ashman Street, Midland MI

Free fishing for all ages, games, door prizes, food trucks. No fishing license needed.


Elk Rapids Marina Antique and Wooden Boat Show

Elk Rapids Classic & Wooden Boat Show

When: June 8, 2024, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Where: 118 Bridge St, Elk Rapids, MI 49629


June 2024 Flea Market and Antique Fair at  Cornwell's Turkeyville

Flea Market and Antique Show

When: Saturday, June 8, 2024 - June 9, 2024. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. 

Where: Cornwell's Turkeyville 18935 15 1/2 Mile Rd Marshall, MI 49068

This outdoor flea market and antiques shows is held on a large field to be sure to wear older, comfortable footwear. So many great unique items from days gone by!


Detroit Central Market Weekends at Henry Ford


Detroit Central Market Weekends at Henry Ford. Originally built in 1860 in Detroit, the vegetable shed from the Detroit Central Market has now been remade and resides at lovely Greenfield Village! It is the first historic structure brought to Greenfield Village since 2000.

When: Hours are 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

  • June 8-9, 2024
  • July 13-14, 2024
  • August 17-18, 2024
  • September 28-29, 2024

Where:

Come to the Henry Ford during Detroit Central Market Weekends to see local vendors such as farmers, artisans and makers.  Enjoy chef demonstrations and shows while shopping local vendors. 


Do-Dah Parade Downtown Kalamazoo

Do-Dah Parade Downtown Kalamazoo

When: June 8, 2024, 11 am–12 pm

Where: Lovell and Portage Street  

Free.  Fun June Michigan event for the whole family! Do-Dah is a fun, innovative, and parody-filled parade in Downtown Kalamazoo. 


Question: What time is Doo Dah parade in Kalamazoo?

Answer: 11:00 am!

Question: What else is there to do in Kalamazoo?

Answer: Grab our Kalamazoo guide! And if you enjoy hiking, we highly recommend these Kalamazoo Hiking Trails!

Question: How long is the Kalamazoo parade?

Answer: The parade is about 90 minutes!

10th Annual Lansing Beer Fest 2024

Lansing Beer Fest

When: Saturday, June 8, 2024 from 4pm (3pm for VIP) to 8pm.

Where:  Washington Ave between South St. and Elm St.

Come taste nearly 100 craft beers and ciders from over 20 Michigan Breweries. This fun outside beer festival in Lansing Michigan features cider and spirits, food trucks, live music and entertainment, vendors and more! 


Festival of Cars Huron Street in South Haven, MI

Festival of Cars Huron Street

When: Saturday June 8, 2024, 7:30am–4pm

Where: 561 Huron St, South Haven, MI, Free. 

Kruisin' for Kylie Car Show (Hunt For A Cure, Cystic Fibrosis organization of Michigan. They have donated over $70,000 in the last 10 years.) 

  • DJ: 8 am to 12 noon, 2 pm to 3:30 pm) 
  • Silent Auction: 10 am to 2 pm under the pavilion
  • Judging: 11 am to 1 pm. Hood must be open to be considered for judging.
  • Awards: 2:45 p.m.

Fun things to do in Michigan in June 2024!


Stewardship Day at Chikaming Lands

Stewardship Day at Chikaming Lands 

When: Saturday June 2024 tbd from 10:00am to Noon.

Where: 12291 Red Arrow Hwy, Sawyer, MI 49125


Iris' Start Blooming This Month! 

  • Iris's are usually blooming the first week of June! Visit the Iris Farm in Traverse City!  Call to check if they are blooming. AND start visiting our HUGE List of Michigan Flower Farms this summer! One of my favorite June Michigan things to do!


2024 West Michigan Mustang Club’s 43rd Annual Mustang & All Ford Show at Betten Baker Ford of Coopersville

West Michigan Mustang Club’s 43rd Annual Mustang & All Ford Show 

When: Saturday, June 8, 2024; Hours are 8 AM to 3:30 PM. Registration is 8 AM to 11 AM

Where: Baker Ford of Coopersville, 940 O'Malley Dr, Coopersville, MI 49404 (Exit 16 off of I-96)

Pre-Registration - $15 until May 18, 2024 and $20 day of show.


Torch Lake Whitefish Festival

Torch Lake Whitefish Festival

When: June 8 and 9, 2024. Hours are 10 am to 5pm daily

Where: Depot Park, 10670 Coy Street, Alden, MI.

This art/craft show will feature nature themed artists with select boat/fishing vendors. Fishing tournament and a whitefish tasting event. What a fun June Michigan family event and fun things to do!


Hippie Fest 2024 in Trufant (Between Grand Rapids and Mt. Pleasant)

Hippie Fest

When: June 8, 2024 and June 9, 2024, 12–7 pm.

Where: Treetoad Family Farm, 1650 N Johnson Rd, Trufant, MI 49347

Cost: $25 single day admission tickets

Featuring live music, bohemian shopping, vintage hippie car show, DIY tie-dye, giant bubble garden, cirque performers, kids activities, delicious food, and so much more. All ages welcome. Kids 10 and under free. It's groovy baby! Tickets must be reserved online in advance.


Flint Art Fair in June 2024

Flint Art Fair

When: June 8, 2024 and June 9, 2024, Saturday: 10:00 am –6:00 pm and Sunday: 11:00 am–5:00 pm.

Where: Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503

Featuring original works of about 175 established and emerging artists.  Shop various genres including ceramics, glass, painting, jewelry, fiber, metal, mixed media, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and wood.


Ella Sharp Museum 19th Annual Art, Beer & Wine Festival (Jackson)

Ella Sharp Museum 19th Annual Art, Beer & Wine Festival (Jackson)

When: June 8, 2024, 2 pm – 7 pm

Where: Ella Sharp Museum, 3225 4th Street, Jackson, Michigan 49203

This year’s festival will feature Michigan best wineries, breweries, cider mills and artists. Enjoy a tasty line-up of food vendors and trucks along with live music throughout the grounds and in their historic Hillside Farm Lane courtyard for a perfect summer day.


Pictured Rocks Days June Michigan 2024

Pictured Rocks Days

When: Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th, 2024.  Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday 9:30 am – 4 pm

Where: Binsfeld Bayshore Park, Munising, Michigan

This Michigan spring festival will feature free live music, food trucks, bounce houses, beer tent, arts & crafts vendors, and other entertainment, activities and fun throughout the weekend. "Yoopers Ride Free” on both days, see below.


Pictured Rocks Cruises - Yoopers Ride Free Days

Yoopers Ride Free Days - Are you an Upper Peninsula resident? Take the Pictured Rocks Cruise for free!

When: Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th, 2024.  Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday 9:30 am – 4 pm

Where: Pictured Rocks Cruises

Tickets for free cruises (weather permitting) will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis and you must present a photo ID with a UP address in-person at the Pictured Rocks Cruises’ ticket office. A limited amount of tickets are available per day.


It's Asparagus Season!

Grab our Michigan Asparagus guide to see where to pick this tasty vegetable this spring!


National Asparagus Festival - West Michigan (Between Ludington and Muskegon)

National Asparagus Festival in Hart Michigan

When: June 8, 2024

Where: 16 S State St, Hart, MI.

  • Asparagus Farm Tour: NAF Office  (departure location), 16 S State St, Hart, MI  49420​, 8:30 AM - Registration opens, 9:30 AM - Tour departs. Free.
  • Arts and Crafts fair, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Oceana County Courthouse Front Lawn, 100 S State St, Hart, MI  49420
  • Taste of Asparagus Competition, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Hart Historic District, Heritage Hall, 100 Union Street , Hart, MI  49420
  • Joan Glover NAF Royale Parade is at 2:00 pm.

 If you love Asparagus, check out our list of Michigan Asparagus Festivals!


2024 Vicksburg Old Car Festival

Vicksburg Old Car Festival

When: June 8, 2024, 8 am - 5 pm.

Where: Main Street, Vicksburg, MI.

50's cruise in, craft show, swap meet, steam and gas engine show. 


2024 National Cereal Festival in Battle Creek, MI

National Cereal Festival

When: June 8, 2024

Where: Kellogg Arena, 1 McCamly Square, McCamly St S, Battle Creek, MI 49017

Share in the history of eating breakfast during the FREE World's Longest Breakfast Table! Choose from several Kellogg and Post cereals with your choice in milk or juice; it surely will satisfy your taste buds! There will also be live music by Kanin Wren – The Taylor Swift Experience and others. See live animal shows, enjoy inflatables, yard games, children’s activities, arts and crafts, and more. Awesome June Michigan event! 


50th Annual Riverside Art Festival, Bay City, MI

Riverside Art Festival

When: June 8, 2024 and June 9, 2024

Festival Hours:

  • Saturday June 8, 2024- 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday, June 9, 2024 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Where: Artists will be located in Downtown Bay City, along the Saginaw Riverfront

Annual YWCA Riverside Art Festival includes artists selling handmade pottery, jewelry, textiles and weaving, sculpture, watercolors, woodworking, clothing, and  more along Water Street and Center Avenue. 


Tour the Tawas Point Lighthouse, Tawas Michigan

June is a great time to Tour the Tawas Point Lighthouse in Tawas, Michigan! Friends of the Tawas Point Lighthouse and State Park welcome visitors to the lighthouse for a donation.  You can tour the lighthouse at specific times so check their website for more info.  Ask questions, and climb the tower.  A Recreation Passport is required to enter the Tawas State Park.  


Makers Trail Festival Weko Beach

Makers Trail Festival Weko Beach

When: June 8, 2024, 1-7 p.m.

Where: 5239 Lake, St Bridgman, Michigan

Come out for popping corks, tapping kegs and pouring your favorite spirits ’til sunset. Party at Weko Beach 

Expert Tip: Tickets will be on sale May 1st and are $10 each through June 7 at midnight. Children under 10 are free. Tickets cost $20 the day of the festival so be sure to buy your ticket early!


Vintage Motorcycle Weekend at Gilmore Car Museum


Vintage Motorcycle Weekend

When: June 8-9, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: Gilmore Car Museum, Hickory Corners

Come on out to Gilmore Car Museum to see thousands of motorcycles!! See rare and iconic rides of the past 100 years plus the newest and shiniest models at Hickory Corners, MI. This Vintage Show will feature antique and vintage motorcycles, scooters, and customs, all 25 years and older.


Steamboat Park Live Music Cruises

Steamboat Park Live Music Cruises

Where: Steamboat Park, 825 Taylor St, Jenison, MI 49428

Public cruises will begin in mid-June 2024 through most of September. Come aboard The Grand Lady for Live Music Cruises, Sightseeing Cruises, and Private Charters on the Grand River. The Riverboat is located just minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Allegan Bridgefest 2024

Allegan Bridgefest

When: Saturday, June 8, 2024, 11 am-10 pm

Where: 2nd St Bridge- Allegan, Michigan

Bridgefest is a community festival that has been celebrating Allegan’s Old Iron Bridge and the start of summer since the mid-1980s. Come on our for fun activities for kids and adults, music and entertainment, food and beverages, fireworks, and more.


Cornwell’s Turkeyville, Flea Market and Vintage Fair in June Michigan

Cornwell’s Turkeyville, Flea Market and Vintage Fair, 

When: June 8, 2024 - June 9, 2024, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: 18935 15 1/2 Mile Rd, Marshall, MI. 

Fun June Michigan event!  Flea Market and Antique Fair.  Turkeyville is so fun to visit in the summer. It's a perfect June Michigan family activity.


Kids' Summer DIY Craft Camp

Kids' Summer DIY Craft Camp 

When:

  • June 10 - 14, 2024 (12 pm-3 pm): Outdoor Adventure (such as beaches, animals, plants) 
  • July 15 - 19, 2024 (9 am-12 pm): A Few of my Favorite Things (such as music, sports, colors) 
  • August 5 - 9, 2024 (9 am - 12 pm): Olympics (such as USA, games, events) 

Where: Hammer & Stain West Michigan, 3901 Chicago Dr, SW Suite 109, Grandville, MI.

Perfect way for your kids (7 and up) to get creative this summer! Check their website for more info and to register!

Expert tip: Register early! 


Ann Arbor Hands On Museum Summer Camp 2024

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum

When:  Monday, June 10, 2024, Summer Camp Begins for Kids!

Where: Ann Arbor Hands On Museum, 220 E Ann St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Register early.


Gaudy Giggles Family Paint Night

Gaudy Giggles Family Paint Night 

When: June 11, 2024, Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Where: Lavender Hill Farm, 7354 Horton Bay Rd N, Boyne City, MI.

Fun night of family painting at the Farm. Discover, unlock, or revive your inner artist with step-by-step instruction on how to paint something beautiful for your family, friends, or wall at home.


Fork in the Road: A Food Truck Rally in Allegan Michigan

Fork in the Road: A Food Truck Rally

When: Mondays, beginning June 10 - August 26, 2024, 5 pm-8 pm

Where: Downtown Allegan

Come to downtown Allegan for a fun (and tasty) food truck takeover in West Michigan.


Hamburg FunFest - Pinckney Fun Things To DO!

When: June 12-16, 2024

Where: Manley Bennett Park, 10405 Merrill Rd, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189


Funtown Chowdown Food Truck Festival Frankenmuth, 2024

It’s time for the Funtown Chowdown! Frankenmuth’s Annual Food Truck Festival at Frankenmuth River Place Shops! The fun takes place in the parking lot east of the shopping complex. 

  • June 13, 2024: A Night at the Movies
  • July 11, 2024: Christmas in July
  • August 8, 2024: Bavarian Blast Themed
  • September 12, 2024: Oktoberfest

Where: Frankenmuth River Place Shops, 925 South Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI.

Each Funtown Chowdown festival will have about 20 food trucks from across Michigan offering meals and desserts, live music, craft beer and non-alcoholic beverage sales, designated handicap parking area, and fun activities for families of all ages.

Admission: FREE, Chowdown is is one of our favorite things to do in Michigan in May!


67th Annual Three Rivers Water Festival

Three Rivers Water Festival

When: June 13-15, 2024

  • Parade is June 13th at 7:00 pm

Where: Downtown Three Rivers, Scidmore Park located at 140 W Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers, MI

This year the Water Festival is "TR Goes for the Gold."  Enjoy a Water Festival parade, car show, 5K/one mile fun run, Kids Zone, food vendors, monster truck rides, concerts, fireworks and the Scidmore Park arts and crafts show and more! 


Yale Bologna Kickoff and Carnival

When: Thursday, June 13, 2024 - June 16, 2024

Where: Yale, 11477 Jeddo Rd. Yale, MI 48097

Kickoff dance, carnival, and support the Bologna King and Queen Candidates in their mission to make a difference in the community.


Bridgefest 2024, Houghton Michigan (Upper Peninsula)

64th Annual Bridgefest, Houghton, Michigan

When: June 13-16, 2024

Bridgefest was organized to celebrate the Portage Lake Lift Bridge (est. 1959), which provides a vital link between the communities of Houghton and Hancock, as well as to the Keweenaw Peninsula. Vendors, live music, helicopter rides, classic car show, water activities and more! Such a fun June Michigan event!


Funtown Chowdown Food Truck Festival Frankenmuth, 2024


Funtown Chowdown Food Truck Festival Frankenmuth, 2024. It’s time for the Funtown Chowdown, Frankenmuth’s Annual Food Truck Festival at Frankenmuth River Place Shops! 

When: June 13, 2024, second Thursday of the month.

Where: Frankenmuth River Place Shops, 925 South Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI.

Each food truck festival will showcase special activities and entertainment along with a variety of great food and specialty tap takeovers.  Admission: FREE, Chowdown is is one of our favorite things to do in Michigan in June!


Chow Time at the Farm at Kensington Metropark

Chow Time at the Farm

When:  June 14, 21 and 28, 2024 from 3 pm - 4 pm each session 

Where: Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI. 

Help farm staff feed the resident animals, including pigs, goats, cows, and more. Learn what each animal eats and why. All ages event.

Cost: $5 per child, $5 per adult, children under 2 are Free!

Pre-registration required


2024 Ann Arbor Summer Festival - A2SF

Ann Arbor Summer Festival 

When: June 14-30, 2024

This fun Michigan summer festival (A2SF) offers performing arts and outdoor entertainment each summer attracting over 80,000 people! Enjoy  over 200 concerts, art exhibitions, kid’s activities and film screenings.  A2SF produces two concurrent programs, one ticketed, and one free outdoor at various venues and spaces across the University of Michigan campus and across Washtenaw County.


2024 Harborfest in Downtown South Haven

Harborfest 

When: June 14-15, 2024

Where: Riverfront Park, Water Street, South Haven, MI 49090

Enjoy live music performances, carnival food and rides, and a beer garden! What a fun June Michigan festival! 


2024 Bay Harbor In-Water Boat Show

Bay Harbor In-Water Boat Show

When: June 14, 2023 - June 16, 2024

Where: Bay Harbor Lake Marina. 832 Front St, Bay Harbor, MI 49770


31st Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show 


31st Presque Isle Harbor Boat Show, Car Show, & Craft Show

When: June 14-15, 2024; 10 am -4 pm.

Where: The Presque Isle Harbor, 5462 E Grand Lake Rd. Presque Isle, MI 49777


Superhero Saturday! Canterbury Village, Lake Orion Michigan

Superhero Saturday! Wear your cape and get ready to meet Thor, Wonder Woman, Batman, and many other awesome superheroes! There will be magicians, monster truck rides, face painters, pro wrestling all-stars, and more fun for ALL AGES! 

When: June 15, 2024, 10 am to 5 pm

Where: Canterbury Village, 2359 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI


43rd Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show in South Haven Michigan

43rd Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show

When: June 15, 2024, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Michigan Maritime Museum, 260 Dyckman Avenue, South Haven, Michigan

Woodworkers and collectors will be showing their boats with demonstrations on boat building techniques.


Night Lights-Sky Lantern Festival

Night Lights-Sky Lantern Festival

When: June 15, 2024, 4:00pm-10:00pm p.m.

Where: Auto City Speedway, 10205 North Saginaw Road, Clio, MI. 

Buy tickets early to save. Inspired by the traditional Thai Lantern Festival, Night Lights is an all-new and completely re-imagined sky lantern experience. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime memory as lanterns are launched just after dusk.  Fun June Michigan event!!


Hero Freedom Run in Whitmore Lake, Michigan

When: June 15, 2024

  • 1 mile fun run: 8:30 am
  • 5K run/walk: 9 am 

Where: Manley Bennett Park, 10405 Merrill Rd, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

Come on out for a 1 mile fun run and 5k run/walk on the scenic cross country course located at Manly W. Bennett Memorial Park in Hamburg Township on the east side of Merrill Rd.


43rd Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show at the Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven, Michigan

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024

Where: Michigan Maritime Museum, 260 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI


Grand Traverse Bay Father's Day Weekend Arts and Craft Show

When: June 15 & 16, 2024. Hours are 10 am to 5pm daily
Where: Grand Traverse Bay Civic Center, Traverse City, Michigan


Alban-Hefin Celtic Festival and Highland Games

Alban-Hefin Celtic Festival and Highland Games

When: June 2024 tbd

Where: Stuart's Landing, 603 Homer Rd., Marshall Mi. 

Highland Games, Ceilidh and Shenanigans will take place! Performances, spear throwing and fun! If you love this, check out the Nordic Fire Festival! We had a blast last year!


36th Annual Art in the Sun and Maker's Mart at Arts and Acts

Annual Art in the Sun and Maker's Mart at Arts and Acts

This Northville art fair is:

When: POSTPONED JUNE 2024, stay tuned for June 2025

Where: Near the Art House at 2015 W. Cady Street, Northville, MI. 

Three fairs, one celebration. Arts and Acts features fine artisans and crafters from Michigan and across the country held the third weekend of June in historic Downtown Northville. 


2024 Motor Muster at Henry Ford

Motor Muster - The Village at Henry Ford

When: June 15-16, 2024

Where: The Village at Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI 48124


Annual Spring Fest Arts & Craft Show in Pentwater

Annual Spring Fest Arts & Craft Show 

When: June 15, 2024 - June 16, 2024

  • Saturday from 10 am-5 pm and Sunday from 10 am-3 pm

Where: Village Green, 324 S Hancock St, Pentwater, MI 49449

This two-day event is sponsored by the Pentwater Chamber of Commerce and features over 100 vendors, booths, music and food. Saturday: 10 am-5 pm and Sunday: 10 am-3 pm. Find handmade crafts, one-of-a-kind antiques, even demonstrations of a special skill or art. The festive weekend includes live music on the Green.




43rd Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show, South Haven, Michigan

43rd Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show

When: June 15, 2024, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Michigan Maritime Museum, 260 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI.

Admission Fee.  Nothing says summer like a boat show! Perfect June Michigan event!


Goat Yoga in Mid Michigan!!

Goat Yoga!

When:  TBD Select days May, June, July and August.

Where: Leaman's Green Apple Barn, 7475 N. River Rd, Freeland MI, 48623.

So freakin' cute! I went and loved it so much!  The goats at our session were born in April and May, plus we got to hold a 5 day old baby goat! Two more were born during our yoga session! How cool is that?!


Made in Cheboygan Summer Craft Show 

Made in Cheboygan Summer Craft Show 

When: June 15 and 16, 2024; July 6 and 7, 2024; August 17 and 18, 2024; September 28 and 29, 2024

Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 11 am - 5 pm.

Where:  Washington Park, 124 N Main St Cheboygan, MI 49721

2024 Summer Frankfort Craft Fair

    Frankfort Craft Fair

    When: Saturday, June 15, 2024 10:00 AM thru 04:00 PM

    Where: Main Street in Frankfort, Michigan

Concert & Food Truck Rally in Holly MI

Concert & Food Truck Rally

When: Mid-June 2024, 5-10 pm.

Where: Holly Foods Plaza Parking Lot, 15191 N Holly Rd, Holly, MI 48442


May through September are prime flower picking months!  Find Michigan Flower Farms near you for u pick...glorious tulips, daisies, poppies, mums, sunflowers, lavender!


Town Crier Races in Saugatuck, MI

When: June 15, 2024, 6:30 am-12:30 pm 

Where: Saugatuck High School, 401 Elizabeth Street, Saugatuck, MI

Town Crier Races:  5K, 10K & Half Marathon 


High Octane Cars & Coffee

When: June 15, 2024 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Where: High Octane Cafe & Bakery 7192 Highland Rd, Waterford, MI


GMC Corvette Set Cars & Coffee in Rochester Hills, MI

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024, 9:00 am to Noon

Where: Leader Dogs for the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills, MI. 


Lakeside Craft Fair in Lexington, MI

When: June 15, 2024 - June 16, 2024, Saturday 10 - 5 pm, Sunday 10 - 4 pm

Where: Lakeside Craft Fair is held at Tierney Park, Lexington, MI

June Michigan - Made in Cheboygan Summer Craft Show

When: Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16, 2024. Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 11 am - 5 pm.

Where: Washington Park, Cheboygan, MI. 


Strawberry Fest & Craft Show in Coldwater, MI

Strawberry Fest & Craft Show

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: Historic Downtown Coldwater, MI (Four Corners Park along US-12 to Hanchett Street)

Over 100 vendors will be gathered in Historic Downtown Coldwater, MI to sell their crafts, strawberries, and food. What a fun June Michigan activity!


Music in the Park

Music in the Park

When: Saturday's beginning June 15 - September 7, 2024 at 7:00 PM

Where: Harbor Park, Port Sanilac, MI

Expert Tip: Bring your lawn chair!

  • June 15, 2024 - Huron Out Classic Rock
  • June 22, 2024 - Steve Washburn Classic Rock
  • June 29, 2024 - Blue Ice Oldies


Rockin' the 70's Music Festival

When: Saturday, June 15, 2024; Noon - 6 pm

Where:  Sanilac County Historic Village & Museum, 228 S Ridge St. (M-25) in Port Sanilac

Local bands will perform music from the likes of The Bee Gees, Beatles, Cat Stevens, the Eagles, Janis Joplin and more. Super fun June Michigan event!


Concerts in the Park, Frankenmuth 2024

When: 3 June dates:

  • June 16, 2024 - Jeff Grainger's Sinatra & Marilyn Experience Show
  • June 23, 2024- Simply Queen
  • June 30, 2024 - Bayou Country

Where: Memorial Park, located behind the Frankenmuth High School.

Concerts in the Park, Frankenmuth - FREE! Organized by the Frankenmuth Women’s Club. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Snacks & refreshments will be available during the shows. Concert begins at 7:00pm.


June 2024 Kayak Birding Basics at Kensington Metropark

Kayak Birding Basics

When: June 17, 2024 from 9:00 am-11:00 am

Where: Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI.

Learn to find incredible birds that live near the water during a leisurely paddling trip. You'll learn both kayaking and birding basics during this springtime adventure. Paddles, kayaks, and lifejackets will be provided. Pre-registration is required. 


Midland Conservation District: Annual Meeting & Barn Birthday Bash

Midland Conservation District: Annual Meeting & Barn Birthday Bash

When: ​June 18, 2024; 5 - 8 pm 

Where: 814 E. Olson Rd. Midland, MI.

Come out for an old fashion Barn Party with dinner, square dancing, games and family activities. The Barn turns 100 years old!


Hello Summer Chic - June Market in Almont Michigan

Hello Summer Chic - June Market 

When: June 19, 21, 22, 23, 2024.

Hours: Wednesday from 4-7pm & Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10-4pm.

Where: 622 S. Main Street, Almont, MI 48003 


Bay-Rama Fishfly Fest - June Michigan 2024

When: June 19, 2024 - July 23, 2024

Where: Walter & Mary Burke Park, 36300 Front Street, New Baltimore, MI. 

  • June 20, 2024, Fireworks at Dusk!

The Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival is an exciting 5-day event that draws around 80,000 locals and visitors alike in downtown New Baltimore. Enjoy a midway, festival tent with live entertainment, Miss Bay-Rama Queen’s Pageant, Kid’s Day fun, incredible firework display on the waterfront, colorful parade along Green Street, and lots more fun for the whole family!


52nd Annual Charlotte Bluegrass Festival - 2024

Charlotte Bluegrass Festival

When: June 20-22, 2024

Where:  Eaton County Fairgrounds - 1025 S Cochran Rd, Charlotte, MI 48813

Michigan’s premier bluegrass festival will celebrate 51 years of bluegrass tradition. The Charlotte Bluegrass Festival, in Charlotte, Michigan, is a week of camping, jamming, workshops, and three big days of top-tier bluegrass entertainment with some of the biggest names in bluegrass.


2024 Electric Forest Festival

Electric Forest Festival 

When: Thursday, June 20, 2024 to Sunday, June 23, 2024 

Where: Double JJ Resort, Rothbury, Michigan

This incredible Michigan music festival 2024 is an event you won't want to miss. Electric Forest is a four-day, one-weekend, multi-genre event with incredible electronic and jam band genres.  This Michigan music festival is held in Rothbury, Michigan, at the Double JJ Resort. This sounds like a freakin' awesome June Michigan event.


5th Annual 2024 Canterbury Taco Fest

When: June 21, 2024 - June 23, 2024

Where: Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Ct Lake Orion, MI 48360

Canterbury Taco Fest- Enjoy five stages of entertainment and activities, a wide variety of tequilas, and lots of delicious food and fun!  Oh and there will be strolling mariachi bands and contests including hot pepper eating, taco eating, and cutest chihuahua!  You won't want to miss this super fun June Michigan event!


East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival

When: June 21-22, 2024

Where: Downtown East Lansing

East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival - (SSJF), Downtown East Lansing, is a celebration of jazz music featuring nationally recognized and regional jazz artists, as well as youth and community education for residents and visitors of East Lansing. See our BIG list of Summer Music Festivals.

2024 Wine on the Water - The Star of Saugatuck

Wine on the Water

When: June 22, 2024 at 4:00 pm

Where: The Star of Saugatuck, 716 Water St, Saugatuck, MI 49453

Sit back, sip, and savor the wine (and views). You will be guided through tastings of each featured wine while enjoying a 90 minute cruise.  21 years and older. What a lovely way to enjoy a glorious June Michigan day!


Magic City Grill Fest 2024

Magic City Grill Fest 2024

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024, 11:00AM - 5:00PM,

Where: Village Parking Lot, 123 E. State Street, Colon, Michigan.

The Magic City Grill Fest is a culinary competition and barbecue festival for enthusiasts and high-quality barbecue.  The Magic City Grill Fest features all types of charcoal briquette, lump charcoal and smoking grills and smokers utilizing various barbecue techniques competing in four unique categories of ribs, chicken, Waygu beef sliders or an open category.  For a small entry fee, "tasters" enjoy samples from each team in each round of the competition. Plus there will be a cornhole tournament. To me, this sounds like a freakin' awesome June Michigan event. 

Lavender Extravaganza at Hamlett Lavender Farm and Opening Day at the Farm!! 💜 Pinckney, MI

When: June 22, 2024

Where: Hamlett Lavender Farm, 10722 Stinchfield Woods Rd, Pinckney, MI 48169

  • Lavender products
  • Lavender you-pick 
  • Lavender demos and samples
  • Lavender ice cream
  • Lavender Lemonade 
  • Lavender candles
  • Charcuterie To-Go Box


Big Ticket Festival, Gaylord MI - Postponed Until 2025

When: June 2025 (2024 is postponed till next year)

Where: Otsego County Fairgrounds, 895 N Center Ave, Gaylord, MI 49735

Big Ticket Festival – Gaylord, 

Big Ticket Festival's mission is to “gather the tribes and give glory to God. "We believe that genuine celebration of God leads to awakened souls and changed hearts." What a great music festival! Come enjoy this outdoor June Michigan music festival. You could even plan a summer vacation in beautiful Gaylord, Michigan.

Mt. Brighton Country Music Festival 

Mt. Brighton Country Music Festival 

When: June 22, 2024, 4:00 p m - 10:00 pm

Where: Mt. Brighton, a ski and snowboarding venue in Genoa Township near Brighton. 

The festival will feature country bands, food trucks and lots of fun!


Community Yard Sale, Cornwell's Turkeyville

When: Saturday June 22, 2024, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Where: Cornwell's Turkeyville, 18935 15 1/2 Mile Rd, Marshall, MI 49068


Bay Harbor Classic Car and Boat Festival

When: June 2024 tbd

Where: 4000 Main St, Bay Harbor, MI 49770.

Bay Harbor Classic Car and Boat Festival


FrankenFest Port Huron

When: June 22, 2024; 11 am-6 pm

Where: Fort Gratiot Lighthouse, Lake Huron

FrankenFest features mad, magical and mystical artwork by vendors and several literary guests, haunt aficionados and paranormal experts.

Experience electrifying attractions, monstrous exhibits and inspiring artwork at Michigan’s oldest lighthouse - Fort Gratiot.

Check out the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse!


DeBucks Sunflower Farm Lavender Festival

When: June 2024 tbd, Friday and Saturday 12 pm. - 8 pm.  Sunday 11-6 p.m.

Where: DeBucks Sunflower Farm Lavender Festival, 50240 Martz Rd, Belleville, MI 48111

DeBucks Sunflower Farm Lavender Festival 


2024 - 39th Annual Michigan Chapter Antique & Classic Boat Show in Algonac, Michigan

When: June 22, 2024

Where: Algonac Harbour Club, Algonac, Michigan.

2024 Michigan Chapter Antique & Classic Boat Show, “Where It All Began”  There will be activities for the children, free boat rides, Ships Store and museum tours.


Cars ‘n Clubs Golf Outing - Grand Rapids, MI

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024, 8AM – 1PM

Where: Indian Trails Golf Course, Kalamazoo Ave & 28th Street, Grand Rapids 

Enjoy cars, golf, and lunch.  

Backwoods & Bonfires Music Festival 2024

Backwoods & Bonfires Music Festival 2024,

When: June 22, 2024

Where: Russell Industrial Center 1600 Clay St Detroit, MI

Backwoods And Bonfires outdoor/indoor festival features 3 stages of music, great food and so much more. Food truck, live music, bounce houses, bon fires and fun!


The Bloom Festival at Summerhouse Lavender Farm

The Bloom Festival at Summerhouse Lavender Farm 

When: June 2024 tbd... dependent on lavender bloom.

Where: Summerhouse Lavender Farm

Tour the farm from harvesting, drying, and distilling.  Smell the different kinds of lavender and learn how they are used.  Classes in lavender wreath making, nosegay bouquets and more.


2024 Marshall Blues Festival

Marshall Blues Festival

When: June 22, 2024

Where: Downtown Marshall

Blues, Brews and Food! Free event! Fun things to do in Michigan in June 2024

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Community Wide Yard Sale, Turkeyville, USA

Community Wide Yard Sale!

When: Saturday, June 22, 2024, 10 am - 4:00 pm.

Where: Cornwell's Turkeyville, 18935 15 1/2 Mile Rd, Marshall, MI 49068



Wings Over Flint Airshow 2024

Wings Over Flint Airshow 

When: June 2024 tbd

Where: Flint Bishop Airport, Flint, Michigan


(Sound on for the video!) I did a bit of narrating!  ;)

2024 Fenn Valley Wine Festival

When: June 22, 2024

Where: Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville, MI

Fenn Valley Wine Festival, Fenn Valley Vineyards, Fennville, Tastings in the vineyards, Local food, Live music, Wine Sales, Cellar Demonstrations with wine samples. Such a fun June Michigan event!

Bay Harbor (Petoskey) Vintage Car and Boat Festival

When: June 22, 2024

Where: Village at Bay Harbor, 4000 Main Street, Bay Harbor, MI

Free admission and parking!

Bay Harbor (Petoskey) Vintage Car and Boat Festival, see a collection of fabulous, classic vehicles and watercraft. Perfect things to do in June!


Petoskey/Charlevoix/Bay Harbor Weekend Idea For You

Here's a weekend idea for you: These 4 events are all happening on June 22, 2024 in the Petoskey/Charlevoix/Bay Harbor area:

  1. Boyne Arts in the Park
  2. Yoga in Bloom at Lavender Hill Farm
  3. Bay Harbor (Petoskey) Vintage Car and Boat Festival
  4. Harbor Springs Farmers Market
  5. Harbor Princess Sunset Cruise

You can get more info on them all at the Petoskey Chamber. 


4th Annual Boyne Arts in the Park

When: June 22, 2024, 

Where: Boyne City Waterfront, 319 N Lake St, Boyne City, MI 49712, Downtown Boyne City in the Veterans Park Pavilion and surrounding area right on Lake Charlevoix.

Many Local Artists will be displaying their art.  


Annual Charlevoix Summer Art Show

Charlevoix Summer Art Show

When: June 2024 tbd

Where: Downtown Charlevoix

The Charlevoix Summer Art Show, features a mix of fine art and fine crafts displayed on the shores of scenic Round Lake in downtown Charlevoix. 


Steamboat Park Live Music Cruises on the Grand Lady Riverboat

When: Public Sightseeing Cruises will begin in mid-June 2024

Where: Grand Lady Riverboat, 825 Taylor St, Jenison, MI 49428 (Grand Rapids).

Steamboat Park Live Music Cruises!  Enjoy a cruise and live music on the Grand River. Lovely June Michigan family activity!


Goat Yoga!! Leaman's Greenapple Barn - Freeland, MI

Goat Yoga!! Leaman's Greenapple Barn

When: June 2024 tbd

Where: Leaman's Greenapple Barn, Freeland, MI

I'm so excited!


2024 Ford Fireworks, Detroit

2024 Ford Fireworks

When: Monday, June 26, 2023! 

Where: Center Garage roof, 1 Hart Plaza

The Rooftop Party presented by Ford is an annual fundraiser which helps to put on this great show along the Detroit River. Best seat anywhere to watch the show while enjoying the evening with friends, food and drink, up on the roof. The party sells out each year and is attended by hundreds of Detroit business and civic leaders and their families! Otherwise, you can watch the fireworks from Hart Plaza at 9:56 pm


2024 Festival of the Hills + Fireworks - Rochester Hills, MI

2024 Festival of the Hills 

When: Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Where: Borden Park, 1400 E. Hamlin Rd. Rochester Hills, MI

Music, outdoor movies, kids activities! Big fireworks show at 10:05 pm! Admission into Borden Park is free.


The City of Ionia Fireworks

The City of Ionia Fireworks

When: Thursday, June 27, 2024, at the fairgrounds. They will go off at dusk. 317 S Dexter St, Ionia, MI 48846.

Incredible Michigan fireworks displays!


2024 LPGA Tour (Moved to June in 2024 due to the Summer Olympics)

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When2024 LPGA Tour, Thursday, June 27 – Sunday, June 30, 2024.

Where: Midland Country Club, Midland MI

Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational in Midland, MI. The LPGA Tour and Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational experience: See the world's best female golfers, feast on Eat Great Food Festival flavors, travel the Eat Great Hospitality Trail, and explore the regional culinary and craft beer scene during Eat Great Restaurant Week! Awesome July Michigan event! Midland Country Club.


48th Annual St. Ignace Car Show Weekend

St. Ignace Car Show Weekend

When: June 27-30, 2024!

Where: 6 Spring Street, St. Ignace, MI. 

The St. Ignace Car Show is one of the largest all-make, all-model shows in the country. Chris and I have attended this show several times!

See hundreds of antique, custom, and celebrity automobiles on display. 2024 will be featuring the Corvette!

Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 27: Cruise Night hosted by Kewadin Casinos with $10 free slot play. Staging at 7 PM

Friday, June 28: For the 40th year, the Down Memory Lane Parade will begin at 7 PM. If you want to be in the parade, you MUST be at the airport no later than 6:30 PM. The Down Memory Lane Parade will be streaming live on 100.7 FM radio.

Saturday, June 29: The Big Show! 8 AM – 4 PM. All of downtown from Church Street to Marquette is closed for the show from 5 AM – 5 PM.  Check out live music throughout town, vendors in the St. Ignace Marina parking lot and a few select locations, special guests, and more! Details will be updated as soon as they are confirmed. Fireworks at Dusk.

Sunday, June 30: Award Ceremony at 10 AM at Little Bear Arena.


The City of Ionia Fireworks 

The City of Ionia Fireworks 

When: Thursday, June 27, 2024 at the fairgrounds. They will go off at dusk, around 10:10 pm. 

Where: 317 S Dexter St, Ionia, MI 48846


St. Helen Bluegill Festival – St. Helen

St. Helen Bluegill Festival – St. Helen

When: June 27, 28, 29, 30, 2024

Come on out for fun carnival rides, car and motorcycle show, fishing contest, food and shopping vendors, kids and grand parade, baseball games, fly in, adult beverage pavilion, live bands, and more! Bring your family out for this fun July Michigan festival!


Tractor Show at Gilmore Car Museum

Tractor Show at Gilmore Car Museum

When: June 28-29, 2024

Where: Gilmore Car Museum

Vintage tractor parades, farm machinery displays, and live sawmill demonstrations, with the Kalamazoo Valley Antique Engine & Machinery Club. Great July Michigan event!

Trenton Summer Festival: FUN Street Fair!

When: June 28, 29, and 30, 2024

Where: W. Jefferson in downtown Trenton, Michigan

Trenton Summer Festival is happening again this June! This fun street fair offers food, beer, music, shopping, and more!  


2024 39th Annual Michigan Challenge Balloon Fest

When: June 28-30, 2024

Where: Howell High School 1200 W. Grand River Ave, Howell, MI.

Michigan Challenge Balloon Fest - The Michigan Challenge Balloonfest is the state championship of hot-air ballooning and a family event held on schools grounds. So many things to do in Michigan in June 2024!

2024 Grand Haven Art Fair and Festival 

When: June 28, 2024 - June 30, 2024. Hours: 12pm to 5pm on Friday, 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday & Sunday

Where: Washington Avenue, Grand Haven, Michgan

Grand Haven Art Fair and Festival - Come on out for kids activities, live music, food and more! The Grand Haven Art Festival invites nearly 80 artists from across the country to transform Washington Avenue into a chic, outdoor, art gallery. Such a fun June Michigan event!


2024 Sandusky's Annual Thumb Festival

When: June 28, 2024 (3 pm - 8 pm) and June 29, 2024 (9 am - 5 pm)

Where: Downtown Sandusky

Due to construction in 2024:

  • The craft show will be located inside the Maple Valley Schools, 138 Maple Valley Street, Sandusky, MI 48471
  • The firemen’s beverage and entertainment tent, volleyball, horseshoe and cornhole tournaments was moved from South Elk Street (M-19) to North Elk Street – north of the downtown stoplight.
  • Children’s activities will be at Diamond Trail

Sandusky's Annual Thumb Festival - Food trucks, community garage sales, 5k run, live music, volleyball tournaments, craft show, dunk tank, pet parade (cancelled for 2024 only), tractor show and so much more! 


Trenton Summer Festival

When: June 28-30, 2024. Hours: Friday, June 28: 10 am - Midnight. Saturday, June 29: 10 am - Midnight. Sunday, June 30: 10 am - 6 pm

Where: Kennedy Park, 3101 West, Trenton, Michigan 48183

The Trenton Summer Festival is a fun way to kick off a sunny summertime in Michigan! Shop and enjoy hundreds of crafters, vendors and musicians. There will be family-friendly areas, a beer tent, fireworks and fun for the whole family.


Michigan Challenge Balloonfest at the Howell High School Complex

When:  June 28-30, 2024

Where: Howell High School Complex, 1200 W Grand River Rd. Howell, MI 48843

Michigan Challenge Balloonfest. You will love the Balloon-glow! Family friendly festival will feature great entertainment, fireworks, family activities and attractions.


You'll Love the 21st Annual Original Michigan Lavender Festival!

Original Michigan Lavender Festival

When: June 28-30, 2024 

  • Friday, June 28, 2024:  Noon - 6 PM
  • Saturday, June 29, 2024:  10 AM - 6 PM
  • Sunday, June 30 , 2024: 10 AM - 4 PM

Where: Eastern Michigan Fairgrounds, 195 Midway St, Imlay City, Michigan

The Lavender Festival will provide lavender presentations, workshops and demonstrations, as well as a lavender farm experience. Shop over 175 Artists + Makers with upscale, handmade goods. Can you say lavender ice cream?!) I love this June Michigan event!


4th of July Michigan Made Fest

When: June 29, 2024 - June 30, 2024, doors open at 10:00 am.

Where: Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Ct Lake Orion, MI 48360

$3 Entry at the Door, Kids 12 & Under are no charge and parking is free.

Proud to be an American…. AND a Michigander! The historic grounds of Canterbury Village will be vibrant with lots of local crafters, artists, and small Michigan businesses! Shop for jewelry, fiber arts, home décor, pet items, baked treats, apparel, souvenirs, and more. Enjoy live music in the afternoon with bounce houses and games!

 

Alanson Art and Craft Show

When: June 29 & 30, 2024; Hours:  10 am to 5pm daily
Where: Hillside Gardens, US 31, Alanson, Michigan


Lakeshore Art Festival (Muskegon Art Fair) 

When: Saturday, June 29, 2024 & Sunday, June 30, 2024

Where: Downtown Muskegon, Michigan. 

Lakeshore Art Festival (Muskegon Art Fair) Enjoy fantastic fine art, handcrafted goods, music, food, and fun in downtown Muskegon, Michigan. There will be approximately 350 juried fine art and specialty craft exhibitors, artisan food market, street performers, multiple interactive art stations, Chalk The Walk, and more!

  • Be sure to check out Author’s Alley, located on Clay Ave and 4th Street that will be hosting nearly 20 Michigan Authors! 


7th Annual Cars Under the Stars - M1 Concourse Arena and Trackside

When: Sunday, June 30, 2024

Where: 1 Concourse Drive, Pontiac, MI, 48341

7th Annual Cars Under the Stars - Get front-row seats to a spectacular fireworks display! Watch from the comfort of your vehicle. The 7th Annual Cars Under the Stars Fireworks Spectacular presented by Coca-Cola will include live entertainment on stage, along with a variety of family activities, food trucks, and craft beer. Fireworks are scheduled to start at 9:45 PM.


Allegan Antiques Market - June 2024

When: June 30, 2024

Where: Allegan County Fair Grounds, 150 Douglas Street, Allegan, MI.

Allegan Antiques Market, See hundreds of dealers! I so love the Allegan Antiques Market, when we lived in Kalamazoo we always attended this show!


Salute to America in Greenfield Village

Salute to America in Greenfield Village

When: June 2024 tbd

 In partnership with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, enjoy an evening walking through Greenfield Village while listening to musical ensembles perform. At dusk, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra takes center stage on the Village Green for a triumphant musical performance in celebration of Independence Day. The evening ends with a stirring "1812 Overture" performance, cannon fire and a brilliant fireworks finale.


Port Hope 4th of July Festival

Port Hope 4th of July Festival

When: June 2024 tbd

Where: 7840 Portland Road and 8016 Portland Road

38th Annual 4th of July Festival is 3 days of fun with a tractor show/pull, 5K, Breakfast, Chicken BBQ & Ice Cream, Local Makers Market vendors, quilt show & sale. Entertainment, Historical Society demonstrations, Fireworks, Parade. No Entry Fee. Live bands from 11 am-4 pm. Stunt Bike demonstration & show. 

We hope you enjoyed our exciting June Michigan events and fun!


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