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Father's Day Month Events in Southeast Michigan

Celebrate dad with the kids and family at these fun 2014 festivals and activities happening in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties

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June marks the month when we celebrate dad – and southeast Michigan knows how to do it right. Father's Day is June 15, but throughout the month, families can find all sorts of fun events and activities to enjoy with pops. Stop by a festival or two, enjoy brunch, marvel at antique cars and cool airplanes or spend time fishing. It's up to you how you tell dad just how much you appreciate him. With so many options, it'd be hard to go wrong!

Chevrolet Belle Isle Grand Prix in Detroit

May 30-June 1, 2014

  • Address: Raceway at Belle Isle Park, Detroit
  • Phone: 866-464-7749
  • Times: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday (Comerica Bank Free Prix Day), 7:15 a.m.-7:45 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: Free/Friday only; $35/adults one weekend day, $65/adults Saturday-Sunday; free/12 and under with adult, $10/parking, free/shuttle, other prices/vary

Take dad to this annual racing event in Detroit for an early Father's Day celebration. There's much more than just car races: You'll get music and extreme sports demos – plus kids hang out at the kids' fun-zone.

Dearborn Heights Spirit Festival

June 4-8, 2014

  • Address: Canfield Center, 1801 N. Beech Daly Road, Dearborn Heights
  • Phone: 313-791-3600
  • Times: 4-11 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 3 p.m.-midnight Friday, 1-11 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
  • Cost: Free/admission, fees/rides

Gear up for tons of family fun at this local festival. This Wayne County spot will feature carnival rides, live music and much more. See for yourself!

Comedy Showcase at Chelsea District Library

June 5-June 26, 2014

  • Address: Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main St., Chelsea
  • Phone: 734-475-8732
  • Times: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays
  • Cost: Free

Some good standup comedy will have everybody laughing. Bring a blanket, spread it out on the lawn and relax with the family with some jokes.

Michigan Fun Fest at Bryant Park in Livonia

June 5-8, 2014

  • Address: Bryant Park, 18000 Merriman Road, Livonia
  • Phone: 734-442-0010
  • Times: 4-10 p.m. Thursday, 4-11 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 12:30-10 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: Free

Dad will have a blast at this sixth annual fest. Find face paining, music, rides, multicultural food booths and much more for your family to experience.

Redford Community Festival & Fireworks

June 5-8, 2014

  • Address: Bell Creek Park, Inkster and Five Mile roads, Redford
  • Phone: 313-387-2650
  • Times: 6-10 p.m. Thursday, 6-11 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: Free/events, fees/rides

A festival and fireworks? You'll find it in Redford during this weekend. Participate in the cornhole tournament Thursday, try the midway rides and games all weekend, and don't forget about the fireworks show at dusk on Saturday.

Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show at Hudson Mills Metropark

June 6-8, 2014

  • Address: Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road, Dexter
  • Phone: 734-426-8211
  • Times: 9 a.m.-dusk Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: Free/general, $7/park vehicle entry

If dad is into antiques, engines and tractors, this event is right up his alley. The 23rd annual promises fun for the kids, too, like a kiddy train and tractor pulls.

Jun 12, 2013 10:50 am
 Posted by  MrsRoland

Looking forward to enjoying many of these events with my family!

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