17 things to do this weekend in Metro Detroit

Weekend event guide for Southeast Michigan


DETROIT – If you're looking for something to do this weekend in Metro Detroit, check out our weekend guide!

You can also browse more events with the ClickOnDetroit Live Guide here.

Here's what's happening around Southeast Michigan this weekend:

Friday, July 28:

Great Lakes Food, Art & Music Festival 2017: Weekend of great food, beautiful art and exciting music. Join over 20,000 people in celebration as Campus Martius Park will play host beginning Friday, July 28 and continuing through Sunday, July 30.

Lobster Roll Week: Maine lobster over-nighted, daily. Lobster rolls all week. Our supplier says, sky is the limit this year. 

The Village Annual Sidewalk Sale: Merchants in The Village in Grosse Pointe hold their 40th annual Sidewalk Sale on Friday, July 28 from noon to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Concours d’Elegance: We look forward to welcoming you to the 39th Annual Concours d’Elegance on July 28 – 30, 2017, at the Inn at St. John’s in historic Plymouth, Michigan.

Saturday, July 29:

Mo Pop Festival 2017: July 29 + 30 at West RiverFront Park in Detroit.

WWE SummerSlam: World Wrestling Entertainment will return to Joe Louis Arena for the final time for the “WWE Live SummerSlam Heatwave Tour” on Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the “Farewell Season at The Joe”.

Patio Loco: For the first time, Third Street Bar's famous outdoor Patio will be transformed into Patio Loco!

Bell Biv Devoe at Chene Park

Motor City Soul Club: July Soul Stomp: We're back at Marble Bar for the July edition of our monthly Soul Stomp. Bringing you the finest in rare soul and funk from the '60s and '70s. We're doing all vinyl, all night.

Haute to Death: Join us on El Club's patio and get the jump on our summer series! 3 secret spots leading up to our big 10 year celebration in October... but for now, let's sweat.

The Detroit Gambler Float: The Detroit Gambler Float is an event where you are encouraged to create your own raft, boat, or float and float down a river while relaxing and having fun.

Maker Faire Detroit: Maker Faire Detroit, presented by GE Digital: A wild two-day spectacle of maker inventions and creations at the home of American innovation.

Huron Valley Arts Festival: Huron Valley Arts Festival is back and celebrating its 6th year AND HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO TWO DAYS! The festival centers on all things art and includes the artist market, artist demonstrations, a locally sourced specialty food tent, interactive art theme activities for everyone, live music and children’s activities. The festival has wonderful food trucks and tents on hand for all to enjoy as well.

Sunday, July 30:

Fanic Music Presents: Live & Raw S2S5: Live & Raw is a series of scaled down live sessions with Michigan-based musicians set @ The Skip in The Belt, Detroit. The goal is to promote their music in it's purist form-- unplugged, all acoustic, live and raw. 

A Tale of Two Cities: Detroit's Black History and Gentrification Tour: Join historian and educator Jamon Jordan, as he leads a tour discussing the long history of a divided Detroit and the effect on development and devastation of the Black community.

Antietam Rooftop Sunset Show: Celestial Themed Cocktails, 6-10 p.m.

Pierogi Pop up at Nancy Whiskey: We will have a very limited menu featuring 4 pierogi, two soups, and two Zapiekanka.

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