We parents may not be ready for Christmas but the kids are already thinking about their favorite day of the…
Find art for your home and let the kids make some crafts at the local art fairs around town.
Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12
@ Shain Park
This exquisite fine art fair showcases 150 juried artists, free admission, art activities and a food court creating a great tradition to enjoy for Mother’s Day weekend.
Saturday, May 25 – Monday, May 27
@ Kensington Metropark, Milford
Come on out for the 3rd Annual Kensington Metropark Art Fair and make a mosaic. A mosaic is a picture or decoration made of small pieces of stone, glass or other substance. Make a simple mosaic using a variety of art-making materials.
Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2
@ Downtown Farmington Hills
ART on the GRAND is back again! Come on out to the Historic Downtown Farmington and check out some awesome art work! There will be plenty of things for the kiddos to do while there!
Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2
@ 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.
Saturday, June 8
@ Downtown Berkley
Over 150 artists, food trucks, kids activities and live entertainment will be in downtown Berkley.
Friday, June 21 – Sunday, June 23
@ Downtown Northville
The Arts and Acts Festival, presented annually by the Northville Art House, is one of the largest and most diverse summer juried art festivals in Metro Detroit. The June event attracts over 20,000 visitors to historic Downtown Northville. With many restaurants, shops, and landmarks along the festival path, visitors will also find an abundance of neighborhood venues to check out in between viewing the vast display of arts, crafts, theatre performances, literature contests, musical acts, food vendors and more!
Wednesday, July 10 – Saturday, July 13
@ Downtown Wyandotte
Over 200,000 visitors, 200 fine artists, 25 restaurants, and a multitude of local merchants. As one of the largest fine art fairs in the State of Michigan, the 58th Wyandotte Street Art Fair scheduled for July 10th -13th 2019, attracts fine artists from across the state, region and nation to showcase their work, offering a local platform to expand community awareness of the creative arts. This quality event provides cultural enrichment to all ages in a fun and festive environment!
Friday, July 12 – Sunday, July 14
@ Downtown Plymouth
A signature Michigan event, Art In The Park, now in its 39th 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.
Thursday, July 18 – Sunday, July 21
@ Downtown Ann Arbor
The Ann Arbor Art Fair is one of Michigan’s finest summer traditions and one of the largest outdoor art fairs in the nation. From Thursday, July 18th to Sunday, July 21st, the streets of Ann Arbor will transform into an art lover’s paradise where you can experience and enjoy original works of art, street performances, culinary treats and a variety of sidewalk sales. From seasoned art enthusiasts to novice collectors, thousands will make the trip to discover something truly inspiring.
Saturday, July 27 – Sunday, July 28
@ West Bloomfield Township
This high quality, juried fine art and fine craft show brings 150 artists to sell their original and personally handmade art in all forms of discipline including paintings, sculpture, clay, glass, fiber, jewelry, photography, mixed media, wood, and more. There is something for everyone, in all price ranges. This art show is voted top 100 art shows in America – three years in a row – a true testament to our efforts and successes.
Friday, August 2 – Sunday, August 4
@ 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 3 – Sunday, August 4
@ 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 9 – Sunday, August 11
@ Downtown Milford
Milford Memories features 300 artist and a jammed packed schedule of activities and contests ranging from yoga to canoe races.
Friday, August 30 – Sunday, September 1
@ 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 6 – Sunday, September 8
@ Paint Creek Center For The Arts, Rochester
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.
Saturday, September 14 – Sunday, September 15
@ Downtown Birmingham
More than 140 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 20 – Sunday, September 22
@ Downtown Ferndale
120 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..