The sun is out, the weather is warm, and the kids are just about out of school and ready for fun. Summer is here and the DTE Foundation is supporting an exciting seasonal slate of free community events throughout the summer across the Great Lakes State.

Whether it’s delicious food, popular music, or good ole fashioned fun, you’re guaranteed to find what you’re looking for in dozens of communities statewide.

Have a hankering for blueberries? Join the friendly folks of Harrietta Michigan and attend their annual Blueberry Festival on August 3!  Don’t miss out on a blueberry pancake breakfast, ice cream social, blueberry patch tours, parade, classic car show, pie eating contest and so much more!  Also enjoy local artist, Luke Winslow King as he performs his hits during the festival.

What’s better than cheeseburgers and festivals? How about the Cheeseburger in Caseville Festival from August 9 – 18! Come prepared for live music, family-orientated activities and a whole lot of cheeseburgers.

What is the Grand Rapids Maker Faire? It’s a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, it’s a venue for these “makers” to show hobbies, experiments, projects. Go get a glimpse the future on Aug. 24 – 25 and get inspired!

Find your local festival or hit the road to enjoy the best of Michigan’s food, music and fun!



Port Sanilac Blues Festival – Port Sanilac August 2 – 3
Michigan Lighthouse Festival – Port Huron August 2 – 4
Dearborn Homecoming – Dearborn August 2 – 4
Harrietta Blueberry Festival – Harrietta August 3
Celebration on the Pond – Morley August 4 – 5
Western Michigan Fair – Ludington August 6 – 10
Oak Park Summer Blast – Oak Park August 10
Cheeseburger Festival – Caseville August 9 – 18
Kimmie Horn Jazz Fest – Southfield August 9 – 10
Shelby Township Art Fair – Shelby Twp

August 10 – 11

UP State Fair of Michigan – Escanaba

August 12 – 18

Lapeer Days – Lapeer

August 16 – 18

Hazon Michigan Jewish Food Festival – Hazon

August 18

28th Street Metro Cruise – Wyoming

August 23 – 24

Lincoln Park Days – Lincoln Park

August 23 – 25

Grand Rapids Maker Faire – Grand Rapids

August 24 – 25

Saline Fair – Saline

August 28 – September 1

Romeo Peach Festival – Romeo

August 29 – September 2

River County Logging Festival – Newaygo

August 31 – September 2

Rochester Arts & Apple Festival – Rochester

September 6 – 8

Artalicious in Adrian Festival – Adrian

September 20 – 21

The Brooksie Way Races – Rochester

September 22