June Fairs and Festivals in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Fill your family's June 2022 calendar with one of these hot June fairs and festivals in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.

Why take a vacation when you can have a staycation that offers up just as much family fun? Temperatures are on the rise, and so is the amount of family-friendly June fairs and festivals happening in southeast Michigan.

Whether you are looking to check out some classic cars, grab some grub in the city, enjoy some rides and live animals at a hometown fair, or just soak up the summer sun, there’s a festival in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for you.

So, when you’re looking for fun this June, pack on the sunscreen, peruse this list of kid-friendly metro Detroit festivals, and bring the whole family for some serious summertime fun.

Macomb 

Center Line Festival

June 3-5, 2022

This annual fest will feature fireworks, petting farm, inflatables, Trackless train rides, music and more.

Bay-Rama Fishfly Fest

June 22-26, 2022

  • Address: Downtown New Baltimore area
  • Cost: Free, fees for some activities; preregister to enter competitions

They smell and cover buildings, but these bugs are the stars at this annual fest with games, rides, parade, fireworks and more.

Dairy Day Festival 

June 25, 2022

Start your day watching the cows being milked. After that, enjoy games, crafts, family photo opportunities and more. Also, free dairy products including cheese and ice cream treats. 

Oakland 

Art on the Grand

June 4-5, 2022

Fine artists and crafters from around the country are featured and have booths in a variety of disciplines and price ranges. Different artistic categories include: painting, pottery, photography, jewelry, mixed media, wood, wearable art, glass, leather, sculpture and more.

Farm Fest 

June 4, 2022 

This family-friendly event has cow-milking, seed-planting, lawn games face-painting, beeswax candle-making, slime-making and more. Live entertainment and demonstrations, too. 

Ferndale Pride  

June 4, 2022

  • Address: Downtown Ferndale area
  • Cost: Free

This festival celebrates the progress made by the LGBT community through music, stage performances, vendors and fun.

International Kite Festival  

June 4-5, 2022

Kids receive a free kite to decorate (while supplies last) and fly it with your fam. There will also be professional kite flying demos, live music, food trucks, inflatables, magic show, face painting and more.

Seymour Celebration

June 9-12, 2022

  • Address: Seymour Lake area, Oxford
  • Cost: Contact for details

This carnival offers more than 20 rides; plus, games, live entertainment and more.

Berkley Art Bash

June 11, 2022

  • Address: 12 Mile between Coolidge and Greenfield, Berkley
  • Cost: Free

Families can enjoy art displays from 150 vendors and makers, face painting, food trucks and stands, kids activities, live music and more.

The Art of Fire (formerly Clay, Glass & Metal Show)

June 11-12, 2022

This fair showcases over 100 artists who work with clay, glass and metal. Metal-working and live glass-blowing, too. Food and drink specials are available at Royal Oak restaurants as well as concessions on site.

Summer Stadium Community Cookout

June 16, 2022

Join the Hawk at the football stadium for tailgating games, music, inflatables and bouncers. Hot dogs, chips and drinks can be purchased at the event. Great for all ages.

Opa! Fest

June 17-19, 2022

  • Address: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 760 Wattles Road, Troy
  • Cost: $2 or three canned goods/admission

Participate in Greek dancing, cooking demonstrations, live music, cultural exhibits and more at this Greek fest.

Summer Solstice Celebration

June 21, 2022

Celebrate the longest day of the year — the Summer Solstice — at Heritage Park with a hayride, roasted marshmallows, craft and art projects and a visit to the nature center. Families with kids of all ages can learn more about what makes the Summer Solstice special.

Lake Orion Lions Club Jubilee

June 23-26, 2022

Find a carnival full of games and rides for kids, Saturday fireworks and more. Also, concessions, entertainment, games and more.

Auburn Hills Downtown Summerfest 

June 24-25, 2022

  • Address: Downtown Auburn Hills area
  • Cost: Free/admission

Start summer with music, dancing, maker’s market, classic car show, a pet parade, food, contests and more.

Red, White & Blues Fireworks Festival

June 25, 2022

Enjoy a firework show at this annual along with live music, vendors, kid’s activities, food and more. For all ages.

5th Annual Cars Under the Stars Fireworks Spectacular 

June 26, 2022

  • Address: M1 Concourse, 1 Concourse Drive, Pontiac
  • Cost: $5/Pontiac residents (walk-in, no vehicle), $10/non-residents (walk-in, no vehicle), $20/track parking (includes driver and passengers), $45/arena parking (includes driver and passengers)

The firework show will begin at approximately 9:45 p.m. There will also be live music, food trucks and craft beer stands throughout the evening.

Festival of the Hills 

June 29, 2022

Find live entertainment, games for the family and the second largest fireworks display in the state.

Washtenaw

Milan Community Fair

June 2-4, 2022

Find an art market, live music and rides galore. There will be a parade on Thursday, fireworks are scheduled on Friday and kid’s events occur Saturday. 

Ann Arbor African American Festival 

June 4, 2022

  • Address: Downtown Ann Arbor area
  • Cost: Free

This annual fest features live music, balloon twisting, dance performances, face painting, crafting station and more.

Ann Arbor Summer Festival

June 10-July 3, 2022

  • Addresses: Various venues, Ann Arbor
  • Cost: free/outdoor shows, costs vary/indoor concerts

Offers 200-plus musical and theatrical performances. Plus, art displays, children’s activities (especially at the Kid Zone) and lots more.

Green Fair

June 10, 2022

  • Address: Main Street area, downtown Ann Arbor
  • Cost: Free

Get information on “green” products and how you can protect the environment. Check out live music and hands-on activities too.

Chelsea Painters Art Fair

June 11-12, 2022

At this 47th-time event, check out a variety of artwork done in watercolor, acrylic, oil, pastels and more.

Wayne

Grosse Ile Islandfest

June 3-5, 2022

Highlights include a carnival and petting zoo every day, parade and fireworks on Saturday and live music every night.

Northville Spring Carnival

June 4, 2022

Kick off carnival seasons with festival games, fair rides and loads of delicious carnival eats.

Palmer Park Art Fair 

June 4-5, 2022

Find and purchase artwork created by artists from all over the country. There are family activities and meet-and-greets with authors too.

Motor City Irish Fest

June 10-12, 2022

  • Address: Greenmead Historical Village, 20501 Newburgh Road, Livonia
  • Cost: $10-$15/adults, $5/ages 13-17, free/ages 12 and under, $5/parking

The Motor City Irish Fest is an annual event that brings together people of Irish heritage and friends to celebrate Irish culture with music, dance, food and drink, exhibits and activities for children.

Motor City Pride Fest

June 11-12, 2022

This annual event brings 40,000 people together to celebrate the LGBTQIA community. The parade will take place on Sunday.

New York International Children’s Film Festival: Kid Flicks One 

June 11, 2022

This event features the winners from the 2021 New York International Children’s Film Festival, which is North America’s largest film festival for children and teens ages 3-18.

Wings and Wheels

June 12, 2022

  • Address: Yankee Air Museum, Roush Aeronautics Center, 47884 D St., Belleville
  • Cost: $30/advanced ticket, $35/day of event ticket, free/kids 15 and under

View a variety of vintage cars and classic airplanes up-close during this annual show.

Canton Liberty Fest 

June 16-18, 2022

This annual is filled with live performances, a carnival, food, games, music, fireworks and more. 

Riverview Summerfest

June 16-18, 2022

This festival will include carnival rides, a children’s pony ranch, live music, classic car show, face painting, fireworks and more.

Arts and Acts Festival 

June 17-19, 2022

The festival is always held the third weekend in June. It includes the juried fine art show, musical entertainment, children’s activities, plus the Northville Art House Chalk Festival and a large variety of food and drink.

Annual Juneteenth Community Celebration

June 18, 2022

Celebrate the Healing Harvest’s 3rd Annual Juneteenth event with Black-owned food trucks, Black-owned vendors, live music, kid’s activities, scholarship giveaways and more.

Jazzin’ at the Vanity

June 18-19, 2022

Participants can expect two fun-filled days of live jazz and blues performances by some of the biggest names in the city. There will be a variety of food and dessert trucks and retail vendors and pop-up shops. There will also be a kid’s village which will include carnival games, circus performers, face painting, arts and crafts and more.

Motor Muster 

June 19-20, 2022

  • Address: Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
  • Cost: Free with admission to Greenfield Village; advanced tickets required

Enjoy a collection of cars from the 1930s through ’70s and learn about American culture through the view of the cars that were on the road. The park will stay open late on Saturday for a live concert of rock and pop hits from the 1970s.

Livonia Spree 

June 21-26, 2022

Head to this 70th annual fest for games, rides, food, music and a gigantic fireworks display the final day.

Taylor Summer Festival  

June 23-26, 2022

Enjoy a carnival packed with games and rides, musical performances and a spectacular fireworks display.

Trenton Summer Festival

June 24-26, 2022

This annual festival features live performances, vendors, crafts, Kids’ Corner, beer tent and tons of family fun.

Ford Fireworks in Detroit

June 27, 2022

Recognized as one of America’s largest and most magnificent fireworks displays, this popular event, which is produced by The Parade Company, is a spectacular summer tradition in the city and is enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of spectators. The fireworks are shot off from three barges on the Detroit River.

Looking for even more summertime fun? Check out the Metro Parent calendar for more family fun things to do every weekend

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