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60 Things To Do In August In Detroit

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60 Things To Do In August In Detroit

There are only a few weeks left of summer – hold on to them at these fun events around town.

Summer Festivals

Sidewalk Festival @ Old Redford: August 3- 4

Belle Isle Art Fair @ Belle Isle: August 4-5

Meltdown 8 @ Russell Industrial Center: August 4-5

Ribs, R&B, Music Festival @ Hart Plaza: August 10-12

Summer Beer Fest @ Royal Oak Farmers Market: Friday, August 10

Sweetest Heart of Mary Pierogi Festival: August 11-12

Detroit Caribbean Cultural Festival @ New Center Park: August 11-12

Charivari Detroit @ West Riverfront Park: August 17-19

Michigan Comic Con @ Cobo Center: August 17-19

Michigan Renaissance Festival: Weekends starting August 18

Detroit Sushi Festival @ Eastern Market: Friday, August 24

GIVEAWAY – Detroit Hydrofest @ Detroit Riverfront: August 24-26

Arts, Beats and Eats @ Downtown Royal Oak: August 31 – September 3

 

FREE Date Night Ideas (Movies + Plays)

Dreamgirls @ New Center Park: Wednesday, August 1

Black Panter @ Detroit Riverfront: Thursday, August 2

Office Space @ Trumbull and Porter Hotel: Friday, August 3

Battle of the Sexes @ Campus Martius: Saturday, August 4

IT @ New Center Park: Wednesday, August 8

Jumanji @ Detroit Riverfront: Thursday, August 9

Donnie Darko @ Trumbull and Porter Hotel: Friday, August 10

Black Panther @ Campus Martius: Saturday, August 11

Wonder Woman @ New Center Park: Wednesday, August 15

Thor Ragnarok @ Detroit Riverfront: Thursday, August 16

The Last Jedi @ New Center Park: Wednesday, August 22

Black Panther @ New Center Park: Wednesday, August 29

 

Drink & Dine

Detroit Beer & Wine Fest @ Town Pump Tavern: Friday, August 3

Taste of the Town @ Downtown Detroit: August 6-12

Celebrity Cruises’ Grand Red Affairs @ Detroit Zoo: Thursday, August 9

GIVEAWAY – Food & Wine Festival @ Detroit Zoo: August 10-11

Beer Tasting Boat Cruise @ Detroit Princess Riverboat: Saturday, August 18

Working Moms Meetup @ Empire Kitchen & Cocktails: Thursday, August 23

Wild Beasts Wild Wine @ Detroit Zoo: Friday, August 24

Waterfront Beer, Wine & Cocktail Festival: Saturday, August 25

 

Must-See Music Concerts

Charlie Puth @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Thursday, August 2

Boyz II Men @ MGM Grand Detroit: Friday, August 3

Kenny Chesney @ Ford Field: Saturday, August 4

Shakira @ Little Caesars Arena: Saturday, August 4

The Smashing Pumpkins @ Little Caesars Arena: Sunday, August 5

Pusha T @ St. Andrews Hall: Monday, August 6

All Time Low & Dashboard Confessional @ Masonic Temple: Tuesday, August 7

3 Doors Down & Collective Soul: Tuesday, August 7

Lynyard Skynyrd @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Friday, August 10

Beyonce and Jay-Z @ Ford Field: Monday, August 13

Drake @ Little Caesars Arena: Tuesday, August 14

Jeff Lynnes ELO @ Little Caesars Arena: Thursday, August 16

QUINN XCII @ Beacon Park: Saturday, August 18

Rascal Flatts @ DTE Energy Music Energy: Saturday, August 18

Miranda Lambert + Little Big Town @ DTE Energy: Friday, August 24

Taylor Swift @ Ford Field: Tuesday, August 28

Niall Horan @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Tuesday, August 28

Boy George and Culture Club @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Thursday, August 30

 

Parties and Performances

Paul Reiser @ Royal Oak Music Theatre: Friday, August 3

GIVEAWAY – Wicked @ Detroit Opera House: August 7 – September 2

Gabriel Royal @ Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Friday, August 10

Shakespeare in Detroit Reading @ Craftwork: Sunday, August 12

After Dark – MARVEL v. DC @ Michigan Science Center: Thursday, August 16

I Love the 90’s Tour @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Friday, August 17

Red Baraat @ Detroit Symphony Orchestra: Friday, August 17

Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out Live @ Little Caesars Arena: Saturday, August 18

Jay’s 80s Summer Bash @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Thursday, August 30

 

For a full list of events, happenings and the hottest new bars, restaurants and retailers, visit our event calendar!

Make reservations – Summer Restaurant Openings in Detroit

 

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