Flo Rida, Fitz and the Tantrums, 311 -- among many performing at the 25th Arts, Beats and Eats

Royal Oak festival takes place Sept. 2- 5

Flo Rida (Peter Dejong, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The annual Soaring Eagle Arts, Beats and Eats festival presented by Flagstar Bank will be returning to Royal Oak this September over Labor Day weekend.

Last year the festival had more than 365,000 visitors during the four-day festival and generated nearly $400,000 for local charity donations. The festival started in 1998 and more than $6 million has been raised for community and charitable organizations in Metro Detroit.

Below are the dates and admission details for the festival:

  • Friday, Sept. 2: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (Admission is free before 5 p.m. and $10 after 5 p.m.)
  • Saturday, Sept. 3: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (Admission is $5 before 3 p.m. and $10 after)
  • Sunday, Sept. 4: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (Admission is $5 before 3 p.m. and $10 after)
  • Monday, Sept. 5: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (Admission is $5 before 3 p.m. and $10 after)

As the name of the festival states, there will be arts, beats and eats in Downtown Royal Oak. Below are some of the acts and vendors that are headlining the festival.

Music acts you should check out

  • Flo Rida
  • Fitz and the Tantrums
  • 311
  • Chase Rice
  • Chevelle
  • Rob Base
  • Montell Jordan
  • Average White Band
  • Jackson Dean
  • Tommy DeCarlo

Click here to see the full music lineup.

Some eats to be aware of

  • Cousins Maine Lobster
  • Pita Way
  • Oak House Deli
  • Galindo’s
  • The Fern
  • The Drunken Rooster

Click here to see the full list of food vendors that’ll be at the festival.

What to know about the arts

The 2022 Beaumont Health Juried Fine Art Show will take place all four days of the festival. Friday through Sunday the art show will be available to view from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. On Monday the art show will be available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be over 150 artists from across the country showcasing their work on various mediums.


About the Author:

Elizabeth Washington is a Digital News Editor and has been with Local 4 News since April 2022.