June 12 2018

2018 Summer Fairs and Festivals

Summer fun in Shelby Township

Summer is a great time to get outdoors and experience local art, music and fun. You don’t have to travel far—Shelby Township and Utica offer wonderful festivals for the entire family.

June 23-24, Utica Riverwalk Festival
Carnival, live entertainment, craft and food vendors, face painting, fireworks, free parking and more!

July 21-22, Appetite for Art (formerly Old Mill Arts & Crafts)
Arts and crafts show, food court, live music and more!

July 26-28, Sterlingfest Art & Music Fair
Three stages for live musical performances, art fair, carnival and midway, 5K, children’s activities and more!

August 5, Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise
Parade of cars, pedal cars, midway, kids zone and more!

August 11, Utica’s Gasoline Alley
Annual car show, swap meet and gas show.

August 11-12, Shelby Township Art Fair
Juried art fair, crafts and activities for children, family-friendly music and entertainment, food and more!

If you like to travel, check out these exciting festivals across the state:

June 15-16, South Haven Harborfest, South Haven
June 22-24, Michigan Challenge Balloonfest, Howell
June 28-July 4, Stars & Stripes Festival, Novi
June 30-July 7, National Cherry Festival, Traverse City
July 6-8, Blue Water Sand Festival, Port Huron
July 19-22, Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Ann Arbor
August 1-4, Milan Bluegrass Festival, Milan
August 10-19, Cheeseburger in Caseville, Caseville
August 13-19, 116th Annual Armada Fair, Armada
August 30-September 3, Michigan State Fair, Novi
August 30-September 3, Michigan Peach Festival, Romeo
September 7-9, Art & Apples Festival, Rochester

For a list of more festivals, visit Pure Michigan’s website.