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60 Reasons to Get a Babysitter in September

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It’s not always easy to plan a date night or even find a babysitter, but every month our sister site After 5 Detroit puts together a list of the top events, happenings and reasons to mark your calendar and head out on the town. So whether you’re planning a date, a girls night out or mommy just needs a drink, here’s a heads up on our favorite things happening this month!


Can’t Miss Events

Detroit Jazz Festival @ Downtown Detroit: August 31 – September 3

Dally in the Alley @ Cass Corridor: Saturday, September 8

Murals in the Market @ Eastern Market: September 13-22

Light Up Livernois @ Fashion Avenue: Wednesday, September 29


Fall Festivals

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

Hamtramck Labor Day Festival: September 1-3

Michigan Renaissance Festival: Every weekend in September

Universoul Circus @ Chene Park: September 6-30

Brazilian Day Street Festival @ Detroit Bead Museum: Saturday, September 15

Taiwan Festival @ Detroit Institute of Arts: September 15-16

Parktoberfest @ Beacon Park: September 21-23

Funky Ferndale Art Fair @ Downtown Ferndale: September 21-23

Brews, BBQ & Bourbon Festival @ Downtown Detroit: September 21-23


Pure Detroit

An Inconvenient Sequel @ New Center Park: Wednesday, September 5

Pax. 20 @ Bert’s Market Place and Jazz: Saturday, September 8

Tours After Dark @ Fort Wayne: Saturday, September 8 & September 29

Detroit Historical Canal Tour @ Maheras Gentry Park: Sunday, September 9

Detroit Lions @ Ford Field: Sunday, September 10 & 23

British Invasion @ Port Detroit: Wednesday, September 19

After Dark – Star Trek @ Michigan Science Center: Thursday, September 20

Eastern Market After Dark: Thursday, September 20

Detroit City FC Soktoberfest @ Detroit City Fieldhouse: Saturday, September 22

TEDxDetroit @ Masonic Temple: Wednesday, September 26


Drink & Dine

Tour De Ford @ Eastern Market: Thursday, September 13

Drinks x Design: Design Crawl @ Fisher Building: Thursday, September 13

Oktoberfest @ Batch Brauerei: September 14-16

Detroit Free Press Food & Wine @ Campus Martius: Saturday, September 15

Zoo Brew @ Detroit Zoo: Friday, September 21

Detroit China Festival @ Grand Circus Park: Saturday, September 22

Detroit Wine Stroll @ Downtown Detroit: Saturday, September 29

MI Love Wine Tastings @ The Villages Biergarten: Sunday, September 30


Must-See Music Concerts

Counting Crows Live @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Sunday, September 2

Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Friday, September 7

Ed Sheeran @ Ford Field: Saturday, September 8

5 Seconds of Summer @ Meadow Brook Amphitheater: Tuesday, September 11

Ben Sharkey Mercury Rising Concert @ Garden Theatre: Thursday, September 13

Jason Aldean @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Friday, September 14

Bruno Mars @ Little Caesars Arena: Saturday, September 15

Ozzy Osbourne @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Wednesday, September 19

J. Cole @ Little Caesars Arena: Friday, September 21

Nicki Minaj and Future @ Little Caesars Arena: Wednesday, September 26

Bad Bunny – La Nueva Religion Tour @ Masonic Temple: Friday, September 28

Maroon 5 @ Little Caesars Arena: Sunday, September 30


Parties, Music, Comedy & Shows

Universoul Circus @ Chene Park: September 6 – 30

RuPaul’s Drag Race @ Motor City Casino: Wednesday, September 12

Family Reunion Block Party @ Eastern Market: September 15-16

Tracy Morgan @ Motor City Casino: Friday, September 21

Live, Lit, Laughter Comedy Jam @ Fox Theatre: Saturday, September 22

Something Rotten @ Fisher Theatre: September 25 – October 7

Evil Dead: The Musical @ City Theatre: September 27-October 27

4U: – A Symphonic Celebration of Prince @ Fox Theatre: Friday, September 28

Sinbad @ MGM Grand Detroit: Saturday, September 29

Star Wars – A New Hope @ Detroit Symphony Orchestra: September 29-30


Get Fit – Bike Rides & Runs

Run Wild @ Detroit Zoo: Sunday, September 9

Tour De Troit @ Roosevelt Park: Saturday, September 15

Inside|Out Annual Bike Ride @ Detroit Institute of Arts: Sunday, September 16

American Home Fitness Detroit Women’s Half Marathon @ Belle Isle: Sunday, September 16

Detroit Undy RunWalk @ Rivard Plaza: Saturday, September 22nd

Growler Gallop Atwater @ Atwater Brewery: Sunday, September 30


And One More…

Meet Your Best Friend @ Detroit Zoo: September 14-15


For a full list of events, happenings and the hottest new bars, restaurants and retailers, visit After 5 Detroit!


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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..

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