Northville Victorian Festival Returns as the Northville Heritage Festival

New name, same fun! Head to Northville for this annual fest, Sept. 15-17, 2017.


The Northville Heritage Festival, formerly known as the Northville Victorian Festival, celebrates the history of the town Sept. 15-17, 2017.

At 6:30 p.m. Friday, the Victorian Parade commences. See all of the Victorian-era clothing, the horse-drawn carriages and all of the great floats for yourself. The Victorian Saloon beer tent will be open 6-11 p.m. as well.

On Saturday, the fun starts with the Northville Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast 8-11 a.m. Tickets are available at the door.

There will also be a kids’ zone all day, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., full of fun activities for kids of all ages, so bring your youngsters.

The Varsity Lincoln Stage will be hosting many great acts starting at 11 a.m. with the Amazing Clark Escape Artist, then Tiptop Entertainment and a Comedy Juggling show; plus stilt walkers and jugglers in the street.

There’s also Farmer John’s Barnyard Express petting zoo from noon-5 p.m., full of cute and fuzzy little critters for people of all ages to enjoy. And the Victorian Saloon beer tent will be open again 6-11 p.m.

Sunday, the kids’ zone will be back 11 a.m.-4 p.m., so there is still plenty of time for the kids to have fun and learn about the Victorian era.

Mill Race Village will also be open from noon-4 p.m. Sunday with all kinds of family-friendly historical fun, including the Duck Race at 3:30 p.m.

And there’s so much more, too so come out and enjoy all of the old-fashioned fun. Admission is free, and hours are as follows – though some events run at different times throughout the day:

  • 5-10 p.m. Friday
  • 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

Get to this year’s Northville Heritage Festival, formerly known as the Northville Victorian Festival, check out the Metro Parent calendar.

Photos courtesy of the Northville Chamber of Commerce

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

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