August Michigan Festivals


August is here and there’s a long list of festivals we think you should check out! Whether you are looking for a cultural experience or some real old-time carnival fun get your last-minute summer celebrations in with these August Michigan events!

August Michigan Festivals

July 31 – Aug 4: Midland Folk Music Festival – Midland

August 1- 6: Nautical City Festival – Rogers City

August 2 – 5: Harbor Days Festival – Elk Rapids

August 5: Michigan Honey Festival – Frankenmuth

August 9 – 13: Millington Old-Fashioned Summer Festival – Millington

August 11-13: Milford Memories Summer Festival – Milford

August 11 – 13: St. Johns Mint Festival – St. Johns

August 12 – 14: Stanton Old Fashioned Days – Stanton

August 14 – 20: Armada Fair – Armada

August 14 – 20: Upper Peninsula State Fair – Escanaba

August 17 – 20: Danish Festival – Greenville

August 18 – 20: Wild Blueberry Festival – Paradise

August 18- 20: Howell Melon Festival – Howell

August 18 – 20: Sumner Daze – Sumner

August 22 – Oct 4: Michigan Renaissance Festival – HollyAugust 26: Kalamazoo Scottish Festival – Oshtemo

August 25 – 26: Metamora Country Days & Hot Air Balloon Festival – Metamora

August 25 – 27: 14th Annual Blues by the Bay Festival – East Tawas

August 25 – 27: Hastings Summerfest – Hastings

Aug 25-27: Grand Rapids Polish Festival – Grand Rapids

Aug 25 – 27: Michigan Lighthouse Festival – Ludington


Whew!  That’s a long list of fun for August! Which events are you planning to attend?  Post a picture on Facebook or Twitter and mention Detroit Mommies and we’ll share your photo on our social media!  Not on either social media platform?  Leave us a comment below and share your experience and/or advice for our other readers below. 


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Michael H.
Michael H.
5 years ago

We actually went to most of these. Some were too far away. Great list!