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Find art for your home and let the kids make some crafts at the local art fairs around town.
Saturday, May 29 – Monday, May 31
@ Kensington Metropark, Milford
Celebrate Memorial Weekend with an art fair on the late. The Kensington Metropark Art Fair features 85 juried artist from across the country and gourmet food trucks.
Saturday, June 5 & Sunday, June 6
Art In The Park
This juried fine art and craft fair has found its way into the heart of Michigan art lovers and is known for being “art-focused”, having a desirable size, great organization and a wonderful, hands-on approach!
Saturday, June 5 & Sunday, June 6
@ Palmer Park, Detroit
The Palmer Park Art Fair delights guests & supports artists & the park. Find artist installations, street art and demonstrations mix with artists booths and the park’s trees and beauty.
Friday, June 18 – Sunday, June 20
@ Downtown Northville
Three fairs, one celebration. Held the third weekend of June in historic Northville, the Arts and Acts Festival highlights fine artisans and crafters in three fairs – Art in the Sun, Maker’s Mart and Young Artist Juried Art Fair. This free event also features the Northville Art House Chalk Festival, Short on Words literary contest, and musical entertainment as well as a variety of food vendors, children’s art activities and more!
Friday, July 9 – Sunday, July 11
@ Downtown Plymouth
A signature Michigan event, Art In The Park, now in its 41st year will welcome over 400 artists from around the U.S. offering paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, woodwork, photography, folk art & much more. Entertainment and cuisine will complement the art exhibitors , creating a sensory filled weekend experience. Be a part of the tradition…join us at Michigan’s 2nd largest art fair for a weekend long celebration of art, food and fun!
Thursday, July 21 – Sunday, July 24
@ Downtown Ann Arbor
The Ann Arbor Art Fair is a Midwest tradition that draws close to half a million attendees over four days in July. The largest juried art fair in the nation, the Ann Arbor Art Fair features more than 1,000 artists and a footprint spanning 30 city blocks in downtown Ann Arbor. The Ann Arbor Art Fair is comprised of three independently juried, nonprofit art fairs that run consecutively: Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original; Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair; and Ann Arbor State Street Art Fair.
Friday, July 30 – Sunday, August 1
@ Downtown Brighton
Over 30,000 art enthusiasts visit the festival each year to support the arts in our community, savor local restaurant fare and listen to an eclectic mix of live acoustic music.
Saturday, August 7 – Sunday, August 8
@ Belle Isle, Detroit
This fine art fair brings more than 110 local, regional and national visual artists and artisans together for two days near Scott Fountain. Come celebrate tranquil beauty and take home original art and artisan gifts!
Friday, August 13 – Sunday, August 15
@ Downtown Milford
Milford Memories features 300 artist and a jammed packed schedule of activities and contests ranging from yoga to canoe races.
Friday, September 3 – Sunday, September 6
@ Downtown Royal Oak
The 22nd Annual Arts, Beats & Eats will take place in Downtown Royal Oak. The festival offers more than 200 performances on nine stages, a highly ranked Juried Fine Arts Show, and local restaurants with some of the finest cuisine in Metro-Detroit. Each year these international, regional and local festival attractions make the City of Royal Oak the premier destination for Labor Day weekend.
Friday, September 11 – Sunday, September 12
@ Paint Creek Center For The Arts, Rochester
For more than 55 years, the Art & Apples Festival® has transformed the 30-acre Rochester Municipal Park into one of the nation’s top fine art fairs bringing together over 200 art exhibitors, a wide range of food trucks and tents, live entertainment, and art activity stations across the three-day weekend.
Saturday, September 11
@ Downtown Berkley
Over 150 artists, food trucks, kids activities and live entertainment will be in downtown Berkley.
Saturday, September 18 – Sunday, September 19
@ Downtown Birmingham
More than 150 juried-selected artists will be featured in downtown Birmingham with more than 80,000 fairgoers attending annually. Additionally, the fair includes a silent auction tent filled with beautiful artwork to bid on which directly benefits Common Ground.
Friday, September 24 – Sunday, September 26
@ Downtown Ferndale
100 juried artist and twice as funky as the average art fair.
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About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..