Saline’s Summerfest in Downtown Saline

Gather the family and visit the annual Washtenaw County festival, Saline Summerfest, Aug. 11-13, 2017.


The 2017 Saline Summerfest will have more music, food and fun than ever before when it returns to the city’s downtown area Aug. 11-12, 2017.

Friday, the Saline Summer Craft and Art Show kicks off 5-9 p.m. Plus, there will be plenty of entertainment with four dance acts performing from 6 to 8 p.m. and performances by the Atomic Radio Band from 8 to 11 p.m. There will also be an exciting limbo contest 9:10-9:30 p.m. Friday night.

Kids will enjoy the events specifically for them on Saturday, including the fishing contest, an inflatable obstacle course, and tricycle races, among others.

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In addition to all of the kid-specific activities, there are plenty of other fun activities for everyone also running on Saturday, which include two car shows, a craft show, pizza eating contest, historical trolley tours and more.

There will also be many live performances Saturday night by the Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic, Drivin’ Sideways, Wisteria Band and 50 Amp Fuse.

And 7-10 p.m. Saturday, there is a Teen Block Party with great music and plenty of dancing.

Hours for the entire festival are 5-11 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. There is no admission price for the festival, though some of the activities may require a fee. All of the events will be in downtown Saline, so park for the day and stroll around to all of the events with your family.

Get the scoop on even more family fun happening at the 2017 Saline Summerfest – and other summer fairs and festivals – in the Metro Parent calendar.

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