October Events 2016

Detroit River Taco & Beer HopOur suggestions for something fun to do in October around Metro Detroit and Michigan! Please verify all dates & times before attending.


October 1st, 2016 (Sat):  Monroe Comic Con.  Celebrity guests, autographs, comics, panels, games and cosplay contests.  – Monroe, MI

October 1st-2nd:  Michigan Renaissance Festival.  Sweet Endings (7th weekend).  – Holly, MI

October 2nd, 2016 (Sun):  Open Streets Detroit.  Michigan Ave. and Vernor Hwy will be transformed into a giant street park as the road is temporarily blocked. People will have the opportunity to bike, walk, jog, skate, and more through the car-free street.  Participants making their way through the street park will also have the opportunity to sample free exercise demo classes and activities located along the route, such as hula hooping, kickboxing, yoga, and more. In addition, outreach booths hosted by local businesses and community groups will provide resources for wellness and sustainable living. The atmosphere will be festive with music and performances, animating the re-invented public space.  – Detroit, MI

October 7th, 2016 (Fri): Zombie Fest.  Zombiefest will take over Downtown Monroe.  A self guided event full of gnarly “FAMILY FRIENDLY ZOMBIE THEMED” events.   -Monroe, MI

October 7th, 2016 (Fri):  Zombie Prom: A Night to Dismember.  Zombie King & Queen to be crowned.  -Monroe, MI

October 8th, 2016 (Sat):  Detroit River Taco Hop.  A Taco & Beer Fest for those 21+.   – Wyandotte, MI

October 9th, 2016 (Sun):  Bike the Bridge 2016.  This is it your only chance to ride across the border! – Windsor Ontario

October 11th-15th, 2016:  Detroit Flower Week.  A conference bringing internationally acclaimed floral designers and flower farmers to Detroit for a week of presentations, workshops, and opportunities for learning and networking.  -Detroit, MI

October 14th, 2016 (Sun):  Bro Safari Pretty Good Tour with Blvnt Force.  – Pontiac, MI

October 15th, 2016 (Sat):  Frank Lloyd Wright Smith House Tour.  Smith House is a custom home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1946 and completed in 1950.  – Bloomfield Hills, MI

October 22nd, 2016 (Sat):  USS Detroit Commissioning.  Public tours will occur during the week and after the commissioning. – Detroit, MI

October 22nd, 2016 (Sat):  Vendor & Craft Show.  The Downriver Pirates Baseball team are hosting a Vendor & Craft Show.  Admission is $1.00, 12 & under free! Kids FREE face painting from 12-2pm.  -Lincoln Park, MI

October 22nd, 2016 (Sat):  Zombie & Halloween Pub Crawl.  – Ferndale, MI

October 22nd, 2016 (Sat): Masquerade Ball.  Who doesn’t love a Masquerade Ball?  – Detroit, MI

October 29th, 2016 (Sat):  Plymouth Ghosts Cemetery Walk.  Hear the tales of Plymouth’s ghosts.  -Plymouth, MI

October 29th, 2016 (Sat):  Rave from the Grave at Elektricity.   Halloween Costume Contest : Prizes are 2 round trip tickets to California and cash!  Music by TRBLMAKR, Blvnt Force, Bass Panthers & Skybow.  – Pontiac, MI



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