Bestest Concert Ever at Royal Oak Farmers Market


The Royal Oak Optimist Club has once again managed to put together a family night packed with an endless assortment of excitement for the sixth annual Bestest Concert Ever at the Royal Oak Farmers Market from 5-8 p.m. March 11, 2017.

For just $5 per person, attendees can eat yummy foods, dance to live music, try playing various instruments and run around discovering a multitude of other fun things to do. All of the event’s proceeds will support the Royal Oak Optimist Club, an organization dedicated to bringing out the best in the kids in their community while encouraging positivity and hope.

Calling all fashionistas! You can experiment with cutting edge threads at the Haute Couture Dress-Up Station, head to the Crazy Hair Salon and then strut down a red carpet for a photo shoot afterwards.

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Looking for more? There will also be face painting, balloon animals and temporary tattoos available.

Music lovers will be excited to explore McCourt’s Musical Petting Zoo, where attendees can drum up a beat, strum a ukulele, get acquainted with the oboe and learn the difference between a viola and a violin at this hands-on exhibit.

The Flipsters, Miss Paula and the Candy Bandits, Kimball, the Royal Oak High School Dance Team, Motor City Irish Dance and the Snow Queen are all slated to deliver performances.

Whether you’re looking forward to some rock and roll with the Flipsters and the quirky sound of “kindie rock” presented by Miss Paula and the Candy Bandits, or perhaps the alternative sounds of Kimball – inspired by artists like Bon Iver, Alt J and the Neighbourhood – there will something for all kinds of listeners.

The Royal Oak High School Dance Team will show up with spirit to share their jazz, hip hop, high kick and pom routines, while the award-winning troupe Motor City Irish Dance is ready to show off their best Irish step dancing and teach some moves to the audience as well.

Is that all? Far from it. The Detroit Dog Rescue will also be on site with some pups looking for a family to go home with.

If tummies start grumbling, Woodpile BBQ, Treat Dreams, the Market Café and Motor City Brewing Works will have food and beverages available for purchase throughout the event.

Find basic details on the Bestest Concert Ever in the Metro Parent calendar.