Ann Arbor Summer Festival

The annual Ann Arbor Summer Festival runs from June 14-July 7, 2019 and boasts weeks of performing arts, music, movies and more for kids and families.

Little boy sitting on his dad's shoulders while holding sticks

A month full of music and fun activities for the whole family starts on Friday, June 14 and spans through July 7, 2019 – so head on out to Tree Town for its annual Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

This festival is packed full of musicians and other performances, including the Detroit Party Marching Band and The Ragbirds as well as numerous other singers and bands.

Check out the other shows, such as comedy shows by The Capitol Steps and theater performances by Flaco Navaja.

The KidZone is hosting a bunch of events, promising fun for kids of all ages. The events include live animal presentations by the Leslie Science and Nature Center, chalk artists, fun learning activities like the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Instrument Petting Zoo, Summers-Knoll and much more.

In addition to performances and activities, families can check out the movie screenings. Introduce your kids the classics, such as Won’t You be my Neighboror experience some new flicks, like Paddington, together. 

Parents, there’s plenty for you, too. You can even wind down with wine and beer tastings–plus yoga and barre classes

The festival has events every day from Friday, June 14-Sunday, July 7 – except on Mondays. Times and activities vary, so be sure to check the website for the latest.

The best part? Some of these events and activities are free! Tickets for the different events at the main stage vary, but the more events you buy tickets for, the more you save. You could save up to 10 percent with three or more events.

Pick and choose what you and your family want to do, and join in on the summer fun.

Check out more about the 2019 Ann Arbor Summer Festival and other family fun things to do this weekend in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor in the Metro Parent calendar.

This post was originally published in 2016 and is updated regularly. 

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