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June Fairs & Festivals in Southeast Michigan

Summer is heating up in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties! Find big family fun in metro Detroit and beyond in June 2014.

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Opa! Fest 2014

June 20-22, 2014

  • Times: 4-11 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday
  • Address: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 760 Wattles Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-362-9575
  • Cost: $2/admission, free with a canned-food donation (three canned goods)

This tradition delivers Greek music, dancing, cooking demos, food, kids' fun and more, making it one of the biggest Grecian blowouts in metro Detroit.

Detroit International River Days

June 20-22, 2014

  • Times: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday
  • Addresses: Detroit RiverFront, between Atwater Street and the Detroit RiverWalk
  • Phone: 313-832-2210
  • Cost: Free/11 a.m.-5 p.m. today, otherwise $3/before 5 p.m., $5/after 5 p.m. 50 cents each/ride tickets (3-5 tickets/ride) or $17/one-long wristband

This waterside Detroit adventure features tall ships, jumbo sand sculptures Jet Ski demos, boat tours, carnival rides, entertainment and much more.

Target Fireworks in Detroit

June 23, 2014

  • Times: 10 p.m.
  • Address: Detroit RiverWalk area, Detroit
  • Phone: 313-923-7400
  • Cost: free/admission, $200/VIP (check in advance; may sell out)

Families bring the lawn chairs and gather by the river to view the 56th shebang in Detroit.

Livonia Spree

June 24-29, 2014

  • Times: 4-11 p.m. Tuesday, 2-11 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
  • Address: Ford Field, Farmington and Lyndon roads, Livonia
  • Phone: 734-427-8190
  • Cost: free/entry, $25/all-day ride bracelets, $50/three-day rides; free rides for handicapped kids/adults, 2-5 p.m. Wednesday only

The city celebrates its birthday with a midway, art show, racing pigs, games and the traditional closing-night fireworks.

Ann Arbor Jaycees Summer Carnival

June 25-29, 2014

  • Times: 4-11 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday
  • Address: Pioneer High School, 601 W. Stadium Blvd., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-531-9626
  • Cost: free/admission, $20/ride wristband

Visit this 63rd annual community event for midway rides, carnival food and plenty of family fun.

Clawson Fourth of July Celebration

June 25, June 28-29, July 3-4, 2014

  • Times: vary by date (click link above to check it out)
  • Address: various locations, downtown Clawson
  • Phone: 248-270-7044
  • Cost: $2/admission, some small fees may apply

The lead-up week includes festivities like an ice cream social, kiddy parade and games, midway rides and a fun run. On July 4 proper, make a full day of it with a pancake breakfast, parade, kids' baseball/softball games, midway, old-time games and more.

Stars and Stripes Festival

June 26-29, 2014

  • Times: noon-11 p.m. Thursday-Sunday
  • Address: Freedom Hill County Park, 15000 Metropolitan Parkway, Sterling Heights
  • Phone: 586-493-4344
  • Cost: free/admission

You'll find fireworks on Sunday, a big carnival midway, BMX stunt show, monster truck rides, banana derby, circus show, petting zoo, arts and crafts – and, of course, big name performers.

Trenton Summer Festival

June 27-29, 2014

  • Times: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
  • Address: Riverfront business district, Trenton
  • Phone: 734-675-7300
  • Cost: free/admission

Head downriver and catch the breeze off the water while exploring the arts and crafts, kids' "playmarket" and sporting events, too.

Fairy Tale Festival

June 28, 2014

  • Times: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday
  • Address: Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores
  • Phone: 313-884-4222
  • Cost: $12/ages 2-plus

Join Peter Pan and his Neverland friends at this annual event, which features story telling, rock climbing, a "learn to fly" session and much more.

Log Cabin Days Festival

June 28-29, 2014

  • Times: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
  • Address: Fish Hatchery Park, 4490 Hatchery Road, Waterford
  • Phone: 248-683-2697
  • Cost: free/admission

It's a local-history flashback! Visit this living history encampment with music, alpacas, a white-elephant sale and entertainment. Hosted by Historic Waterford Village.

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