Michigan Summer Events – Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Detroit & Ann Arbor

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During the summer, Michigan cities are filled with awesome festivals, events, and attractions. Are you looking for something fun to do this summer in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids or Kalamazoo? Read below!

Detroit and Ann Arbor Summer Events

Ann Arbor Street Art Fair

Thursday, July 18th through Saturday, July 21st
The goal of the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair is to increase public knowledge and appreciation for fine arts and crafts. At this festival, visitors can enjoy original works of art, culinary treats, street performances, and sidewalk sales. There will also be live entertainment all weekend long on the Fountain Stage. Looking to keep your kids entertained? Bring them to the art activity zone for fun crafts!

Taco Showdown Detroit 2019

Sunday, July 21st
Taco lovers unite! The Taco Showdown is back for another year and is better than ever. Included with the cost of the ticket, all visitors will get to sample (3) tacos from 15+ of the top Mexican restaurants throughout Michigan. More taco tickets can be purchased at any time. There will also be Luchadores, Mexican dancers, 12+ merchants, and more!

Detroit Jazz Festival

Friday, August 30th through Monday, September 2nd
The Detroit Jazz Festival is a tradition 40 years in the making. This festival celebrates Detroit’s rich jazz history through performances by more than 60 different performers on multiple stages. This event is free to all!

Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo Summer Events

Breakaway Music Festival

Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24th
The Breakaway Music Festival is making a stop at Belknap Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan! This event will feature an awesome lineup with many well-known names on both nights. In addition to the performers, there will also be a Silent Disco tent, food trucks, and other vendors. Tickets are available for purchase online!

Ribfest Kalamazoo

Thursday, August 1st through Saturday, August 3rd
Ribfest is one of the original festivals held in downtown Kalamazoo and has been a tradition for 34 years. Proceeds from this event will help benefit Arc Community Advocates, who work with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. There will be national rock and country musical artists, fun activities for kids, and a contest for the Best Ribs in Kalamazoo.

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There’s never a shortage of fun things to do in Michigan during the summer! National Storage strive to support the local events, festivals, and activities that take place in our surrounding communities.

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