September Events 2017

September in Detroit

Our suggestions for something fun to do in September around Metro Detroit and Michigan!  Please verify all dates & times before attending.


September 1-4, 2017: 

38th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival Labor Day Weekend.   With the support of corporate sponsors, philanthropic organizations, individual donors and volunteers, the Detroit Jazz Festival is free to music fans looking to revel in the artistry and improvisation of jazz legends, rising stars, legacy and homecoming artists. Each year’s lineup of more than 60 performances spanning multiple stages, as well as spontaneous late-night jam sessions, offers something for everyone.  -Detroit, MI

2017 Michigan State Fair. The Michigan State Fair is an annual grand celebration of the thriving Agricultural Industry in our great state! With Southeast Michigan’s largest Carnival Midway, the Detroit Shine Circus, Equestrian Pavilion, State Fair Superstar talent contest, plus much more fun for the entire family!  -Novi, MI

Tall Ship Tour of the Detroit River. The Detroit History Club is honored to invite you to join us for a legendary evening on board the eighty five foot long tall ship, The Appledore IV. With a seventy six foot mast and over 3,500 square feet of sails, The Appledore IV has majestically sailed the Great Lakes for nearly twenty years. -Detroit, MI

September 2-4, 2017: Thunder Over Michigan · The annual air show at Willow Run airport.   Featuring the US Navy Blue Angels watch above as pilots perform incredible feats–you’ll feel the Thunder of their engines in your seat! Travel back in time, touch and see WWII planes and reenactments. – Ypsilanti, Mi

September 7th, 2017 (Sat): Hot in Havana. Eugene A. Gargaro, Jr., Chairman and Salvador Salort-Pons, Director, President and CEO and the Board of Directors for the Friends of African and African American Art cordially invite you to experience Hot in Havana, a celebration of Afro-Cuban culture. A VIP reception will take place at 6:30 p.m., with complimentary valet for VIP guests at the John R entrance, followed by general admission at 7:30 p.m. Suggested attire is colorful “caliente” cocktail. -Detroit, MI

September 9th, 2017 (Sat):  Hispanic Heritage Festival.  Presented by Wayne County Community College District.   Dance and musical presentations from Ballet Folklorico Moycoyani Izel, Raices Mexicanas de Detroit, Mariachi Gallos de Oro, BombaRica.  Marketplace shopping, Piñatas, Educational activities, And an art workshop by Nora Chapa Mendoza.     -Detroit, MI

September 13th, 2017 (Wed):  Royal Oak Farmers Market Food Truck Rally.  Free entry & free parking.  Live music, face painting, kids moon-bounce and more!  -Royal Oak, MI

September 15th-17th, 2017:  2017 Flat Rock Riverfest presented by Meijer at at the beautiful Huron Park along the Huron River in Flat Rock, Michigan. This is a FREE festival, open to the public, and fun for all ages!.  -Flat Rock

September 16th, 2017:  Brazilian Day Street Festival Michigan. Throughout the world Brazilian Day is celebrated to show the independence and power of Brazilian culture through peace, cultural awareness and unity. This time Brazilian Day will be celebrated in one of the most world renowned cities in the world Detroit! Here in Detroit there has been a big boom for creative individuals to share their unique talents and personalities. Our first year will bring many talented organizations and individuals together to enjoy a family oriented day of fun, entertainment and unity in Detroit. -Detroit, MI

September 16th & 17th, 2017:  Michigan Renaissance Festival. Shamrocks & Shenanigans weekend.  -Holly, MI

September 23rd, 2017 (Fri):  End Of Summer Party 2017 with Fifty Amp Fuse at the Waterfront Restaurant & Lounge.  -Wyandotte, MI

September 23rd, 2017 (Sat):

Michigan’s Great Lakes Bat Festival at the Michigan Science Center. FREE -Detroit, MI

Fall Fun MI Hometown Market at Heritage Park. over 65 amazing Michigan small businesses, crafters, vendors and so much more. You will find everything from locally made food, handmade items, unique businesses and more. Admission $2. -Taylor, MI

September 23rd & 24th, 2017:  Michigan Renaissance Festival.  Harvest Huzzah weekend.  -Holly, MI

September 29th, 2017 (Fri):  Festival Friday at Michigan Renaissance Festival.  -Holly, MI

September 30th, 2017 (Sat):  Sweet Endings at Michigan Renaissance Festival.  -Holly, MI


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