16 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, August 4:

2017 Susan G. Komen Michigan 3-Day: Your Susan G. Komen 3‑Day journey will begin with an inspiring, emotional Opening Ceremony. You’ll walk through the shaded neighborhoods and beautiful trails of Farmington, Plymouth, Livonia and more, and spend two fun-filled nights at our Komen 3‑Day camp, bonding with your fellow walkers. It all culminates in a celebratory Closing Ceremony. 

9th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival: Entering its ninth year in downtown Northville, the Buy Michigan Now Festival is a weekend celebration of the state’s annual Buy Michigan Week. This family-friendly event includes tasty treats, a beer and wine garden, street vendors, live music, and children’s activities, all highlighting Michigan-based businesses and Michigan-made products. 

5th Annual Sidewalk Festival: Sidewalk Festival is back for its 5th annual celebration of Detroit landscape and culture through performance and interactive installation! This year we are exploring the theme: RADICAL MOMENT(UM). Over the course of 2 days, Sidewalk Festival invites artists to explore the concept of radical moments and movements in our collective history through innovative works of dance, Theatre, music and installation art. 

Charivari Detroit 2017: Charivari Detroit 2017 is a electronic dance music festival presenting the greatest assembly of Detroit based electronic dance music artists. 

Marble Bar & Ataxia present: Friday Night Machines: The duo, comprised of cyber punks Ted Krisko & Eric Ricker, deliver their take on Detroit Techno with an acid tinge on their latest record, “The Supertouch EP” on Seth Troxler’s Play It Say It label. 

Dearborn Homecoming: Dearborn will celebrate its 38th annual Homecoming August 4-6 at Ford Field Park, 500 Monroe St., with new attractions, including an Arab American Tent with food and entertainment in the tradition of the festival’s Polish American Shelter and Italian American Shelter. 

Ben Sharkey Quartet at SCL: We have Brett Lucas on guitar, James Simonson on bass, and Rick Beamon on drums! It's going to be an awesome night!! Join us!

36th Annual Allen Park Street Fair: The Allen Park Street Fair roars into town the first weekend in August; Friday the 4th and Saturday the 5th!

Saturday, August 5:

Detroit City FC vs Midland-Odessa FC: The best in the Midwest now sets its sights on a national title. Detroit City FC hosts Midland-Odessa FC in the 2017 National Premier Soccer League National Semifinal on Saturday, August 5 at 7:30 PM ET at Keyworth Stadium.

A Conversation with April Ryan at the Detroit Public Library: Join us at the Detroit Public Library for an up close & personal conversation with April Ryan, a 30-year award-winning journalist, author, White House correspondent, CNN political analyst and 2017 NABJ Journalist of the Year. Ryan has been the White House Correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) since January of 1997, covering three Presidents. 

Detroit All-Star Garage Rock Punk Revue II: Get ready to return to the glory days of Detroit Rock n' Roll with thee party of the summer! 

Colorfest Michigan 2017: Come and join the fun of colors with live music. ColorFest is an exuberant festival, complete with music, yoga, dance and throwing of organic colored powders. Millions of people celebrate this color festival all over the world to promote love and friendship. Bring colors to your life and throw worries to the wind.

Belle Isle Art Fair: A juried fine art fair with 100 artists, a new theater tent - plus acoustic music, food trucks, performers and DIY art projects.

Sunday, August 6:

Fleet Foxes at Masonic Temple: Fleet Foxes wsg SANDY Alex G will visit The Detroit Masonic Temple for an all ages show on August 6th, 2017. Doors open at 7 pm.

Yoga Day at Detroit Tigers home: Comerica Park: Let's do yoga together on the Detroit Tigers outfield at Comerica Park in Detroit.

12th and Clairmount Film Screening: The Detroit Free Press documentary "12th and Clairmount" looks back at the 1967 Detroit riot/rebellion, its causes and aftermath. Vintage home movie footage from metro Detroiters provides the heart of the film.

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