Plymouth Fall Festival in Downtown Plymouth

When it comes to the best fairs and festivals in Michigan, Plymouth Fall Festival is a classic. Find out what the 2017 edition has in store.


From Sept. 8 to 10, 2017, Plymouth will be hosting its annual Plymouth Fall Festival, full of fun rides and events for all attendees.

There will be plenty of entertainment all weekend long, including music, dancing and dogs. Also all weekend long will be the rides and midway games, which open at 3 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday.

The fest kicks off at noon on Friday with the annual Plymouth Fall Festival Craft show, at which families can check out a variety of hand-crafted art on display and for sale, art and craft activities and much more. The fun continues from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, with the annual  Station 855 Taste Fest in Old Village. Sample a variety of flavors and dishes from local eaters for just $15 per adult. (Kids 5-10 are $5 and children under 5 are free).

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From 7 a.m.-noon on Saturday, get your ticket to the pancake breakfast at The Gathering. Tickets are $6 in advance and $7 at the door.

The pet show will commence at 9 a.m. Saturday. Judges will award titles to dogs, cats, and others based on size, tail length, ear length, hair length, best dressed, best tricks, most colorful and more. Register that morning before the show to show off your pet.

There will also be an antique and classic car cruise on Main Street Saturday and Sunday. See all of the cool classic cars driving through town.

Finish off the festival with the Rotary BBQ, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Kellogg Park. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door, and will continue until it is sold out, so get your tickets early. Dinner includes half of a chicken, corn on the cob, a roll, a bottle of water and a cookie.

There’s great live musical performances and other entertainment, vendors and community booths and a big ol’ carnival, too.

Admission is free, though the midway ride wristbands run $25/person. Additional fees may apply for some events. Hours for the fest are as follows:

  • Friday: noon-11 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Don’t forget to visit the Metro Parent calendar listing for any additional details on the 2017 Plymouth Fall Festival in Downtown Plymouth.

Photo courtesy of the Plymouth Fall Festival Facebook page. 

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