Rate Ranges:  Free,  $ = less than $10,  $$ = $10 to $25,  $$$ = greater than $25
For exact festival dates, contact local visitors bureaus here.

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Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

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Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival Battle Creek 1987 $ Jul  
Kalamazoo County Fair Kalamazoo $ Aug  
Kalamazoo Scottish Festival Kalamazoo 1993 $ Aug  
Paw Paw Wine & Harvest Festival Paw Paw Varies Sep  
City of Detroit Parks & Recreation Detroit 1701 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Oakland County Parks & Recreation Waterford 1819 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Bay-Rama FishFly Festival New Baltimore 1964 Varies Jun  
Ann Arbor Summer Festival Ann Arbor 1984 $$-$$$ Jun-Jul  
Michigan Antique Festivals Orchard Lake 1968 $-$$ Jun-Oct IFEA
Summer Beer Fest Detroit 2012 $$ Jul  
Detroit International Jazz Festival Detroit 1980 Free Aug-Sep  
America's Thanksgiving Parade Detroit 1924 Varies Nov IFEA
St. Clair Riverfest St. Clair 1934 $$$ Jul  
Yale Bologna Festival Yale 1989 Free Jul  
Lexington Fine Arts Street Fair Lexington 1979 Free Aug  
Michigan Renaissance Festival Holly 1979 $$ Aug-Sep  
Michigan Festivals & Events Association Chesaning IFEA
LaughFest Grand Rapids 2011 Varies Mar  
Tulip Time Festival Holland 1929 Free May  
National Asparagus Festival Shelby 1974 Varies Jun  
Western Michigan Fair Ludington 1936 $$ Jul  
Michigan Challenge Balloonfest Howell 1985 $$ Jun  
Common Ground Music Festival Lansing 2000 $$$ Jul  
Ragtime Festival Frankenmuth 1995 $$$ Apr  
Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival Frankenmuth 1959 Free Jul  
Elk Festival Atlanta 1984 Free Sep  
Paul Bunyan Days Oscoda 1997 Free Sep  
Mesick Mushroom Festival Mesick 1959 Varies May  
National Morel Mushroom Festival Boyne City 1960 Varies May  
Bridgefest Houghton 1959 Free Jun  
Mackinac Island Lilac Festival Mackinac Island 1949 Varies Jun  
National Cherry Festival Traverse City 1925 Varies Jun-Jul IFEA
Great Lakes Tall Ships Challenge Traverse City 2000 $-$$ Jun-Aug  
Cadillac Arts Festival Cadillac 1968 Free Jul  
Horse Shows By the Bay Equestrian Festival Traverse City 2004 $ Jul  
Traverse City Film Festival Traverse City 2005 $ Jul-Aug  
Mackinac Island Fudge Festival Mackinac Island 2005 Varies Aug  
Upper Peninsula State Fair Escanaba 1927 $ Aug  
Mackinac Bridge Walk Mackinaw City 1958 Free Sep  
Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival Alpena 1995 Varies Oct