Grosse Ile Islandfest at the Grosse Ile Municipal Airport

This year, the family festival ushers in summer with rides, games and lots of fun for kids and parents June 2-4, 2017.


Grab the cooler and bust out the bathing suits – it’s summertime! Celebrate the beginning of vacation time at the Grosse Ile Islandfest at the Grosse Ile Municipal Airport, June 2-4, 2017

The main daytime attractions include tons of awesome exhibitors with everything from handcrafted goods to clothes, garden art and more – plus there will be food and rides for all ages. Kids and adults alike can have a blast together playing on the midway or watching the Saturday morning street parade.

A classic car show, helicopter rides, traditional carnival rides and more also help you and yours kick off the start of the season – and the Friday evening fireworks display definitely rings it in with a boom. Find lots of fun live entertainment this year, too, like the Howlin’ Mercy, Divine Shimmies and Boogie Dynomite.

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Admission to the event is free, but there is a $20-$25 fee for rides. Additional fees may apply for other activities. Islandfest carnival hours are as follows:

  • Friday: 4 p.m.-midnight
  • Saturday: noon.-midnight
  • Sunday: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

For more details on the 2017 Grosse Ile Islandfest, including directions and a link to the official site, visit the Metro Parent calendar listing.

This post was originally published in 2014 and has been updated for 2017 by Christina Clark.