Woodward Dream Cruise – August 19
The Woodward Dream Cruise spans much of the avenue: classic vehicle drivers cruise through nine participating communities (Pontiac, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, Royal Oak, Berkley, Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge, and Ferndale) in Oakland County, Michigan. Spectators and cruisers travel to Metro Detroit, the birthplace of the American automobile, to participate in an event that celebrates all things automotive.
USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience at Belle Isle - August 12
Taste foods from acclaimed local chefs, emerging talent, and culinary leaders. Sip premier wine, beer, and spirits from the best mixologists and sommeliers. Savor the experience with live demonstrations and music in an elevated afternoon with friends. Don’t miss the USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience!
Charivari Detroit Music Festival at Historic Fort Wayne – August 11-13
Charivari Detroit is a three-day electronic music festival showcasing Detroit-based DJs. The festival includes yoga, food trucks, vending, art, and a pop-up party! In 2023, they are celebrating their 10th anniversary.
Michigan State Fair at Suburban Collection Showplace – August 31-September 4
The Michigan State Fair is a beloved annual event celebrating the state's agricultural heritage with livestock shows, carnival rides, live music, and delicious fair food, making it a cherished summer experience for all.
WWE Summer Slam at Ford Field – August 5
WWE SummerSlam is a highly anticipated annual event that captivates wrestling fans worldwide with its thrilling matches, larger-than-life personalities, and electrifying entertainment.
That's just a taste of some exciting events this August. You can also look forward to the Belle Isle Art Fair, Detroit Bourbon and Blues Festival, Water Lantern Festival, World Tournament of Historic Base Ball, and the Good Moves Good Groves Riverfront Concert, just to name a few! For a list of events happening this weekend, click here.