Fall Festivals in Metro Detroit


Fall Festivals in Metro Detroit

No need to leave summer fun behind. Travel back in time, enjoy some carnival rides and stroll the street while shopping and listening to live music at these fall festivals.


Michigan Renaissance Festival

Weekend – Saturday, August 18 – Sunday, September 30

@ Holly, MI

Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century at the annual Michigan Renaissance Festival! Inside the turreted gates, visitors enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village, complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a magnificent castle. Continuous entertainment takes place on the streets and on 17 themed stages; featuring full-contact armored jousting, comedy and theater shows, music, games, people-powered rides and so much more! Fabulous food and more than 150 artisans displaying their gallery-quality works complete the experience!


Art & Apples Festival

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9

@ Rochester Municipal Park

For 50 years, the Art & Apples Festival® has transformed the 30-acre Rochester Park into one of the nation’s top fine art fairs with over 290 exhibiting artists from across the country. PCCA works year-round to advance its mission of enhancing life in the region by promoting, encouraging and creating opportunities to participate in and appreciate the arts. We invite you to experience what the festival has to offer; from the fine artwork of our talented artists, to the sights and sounds of the Main Stage; from the fresh apple treats found around the park to the fun and energy of the Kids Art Zone, there is something for everyone.


Plymouth Fall Festival

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9

@ Downtown Plymouth

The Plymouth Fall Festival is a world-class event in beautiful downtown Plymouth that is exciting and fun for the whole family. The event includes a craft show, car show, carnival, live entertainment, lots of food and more!


Troy Family Daze

Thursday, September 13 – Sunday, September 16

@  Troy Community Center

Each September, the Troy Family Daze Festival attracts people from surrounding communities to celebrate our diversity and heritage. An array of activities offers fun for the entire family. A myriad of Business, community and food booths showcase the lifeblood, volunteer opportunities and regional cuisine that make up our vibrant and progressive communities. Big a big kid and enjoy amusement rides, games and crafts, fireworks and more.


Northville Heritage Festival

Friday, September 14 – Sunday, September 16

@  Downtown Northville

The Heritage Festival, formerly known as the Northville Victorian Festival, provides an opportunity for residents of Northville, both past and present, to reminisce, enjoy and celebrate the wonderful town that we’ve all called home.


Flat Rock Riverfest

Friday, September 14 – Sunday, September 16

@  Huroc Park

The 2018 Flat Rock Riverfest presented by Meijer will take place September 14, 15 and 16th at the beautiful Huroc Park, located along the Huron River in downtown Flat Rock. This years festival will feature three days of family fun and entertainment – including carnival rides, incredible music and great food!


Taiwan Festival

Saturday, September 15 – Sunday, September 16

@ Detroit Institute of Arts

To kick off the DIA’s celebration of our soon-to-open Asian Galleries, members of DIA’s auxiliary, the Friends of Asian Arts and Cultures, invite you to explore the traditional beauty and modern relevance of Taiwan through a weekend of films, performances, cooking demonstrations, traditional arts & crafts, hands-on shadow puppets and displays.


DIY Street Fair & Funky Ferndale Art Fair

Saturday, September 22 – Monday, September 24

@ Downtown Ferndale

The meaning of ‘do it yourself’ expands into a large street fest when the DIY Street Fair returns for the 11th year on Sept.21-23.  Featuring more than 100 artists and vendors and over 50 regional bands, this is a can’t-miss event for all ages! Twice as funky as the average fine art fair, the Funky Ferndale Art Fair features 120 juried artists.



Weekends beginning October 12 – October 28

@ Greenfield Village, Dearborn

Step inside Hallowe’en’s classic tales as you stroll a reimagined path in Greenfield Village lit by 1,000 jack-o-lanterns. Meet new and favorite characters and strange worlds along the way. Your experience includes: More than 1,000 Hand-Carved Pumpkins, Costumed Characters, Dramatic Performances, Treat Station, Live Music and more.


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