Movement Music Fest, Kensington Art Fair, and more things to do this Memorial Day weekend in Metro Detroit

The holiday weekend is finally here. Spend it outside at one of the many events happening in Metro Detroit:

Novi BBQ Fest

  • Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27
  • Twelve Mile Crossing in Novi

Relax and let someone else do the grilling this weekend at the Novi BBQ Fest. Sample BBQ and whiskey, enjoy live entertainment, and more.

Tickets start at $7. Get tickets here.

Movement Music Festival

  • Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27
  • Hart Plaza in Detroit

Headline sets include German-Bosnian DJ and producer Solomun and Richie Hawtin. These acts join previously announced headliner Fatboy Slim at the annual Memorial Day Weekend fest.

Get tickets here.

Kensington Art Fair

  • Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27
  • Kensington Metropark in Milford

Shop handmade creations, enjoy food from a number of food trucks, and more at this annual art fair.

While you're there, check out the beach or bike around the metropark while you celebrate the holiday.

Learn more here.

Memorial Weekend Festival

  • Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27
  • Hazel Park Recreation Department

Enjoy a carnival, live entertainment, a Memorial Day parade, and more family fun all weekend.

Learn more here.


2024 Memorial Day parades in Metro Detroit

Pay your respects to fallen military members at one of the many Metro Detroit Memorial Day parades being held this weekend:

Big Bounce America

  • Friday, May 24 through Sunday, May 26
  • Steffens Park in Fraser

Spend up to three hours jumping on the world's larges bounce house of other inflatables.

Sessions for both children and adults are available.

Learn more and get tickets here.

Greater Rochester Heritage Days

  • Rochester Municipal Park
  • Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26

This fest promises fun for the whole family. Enjoy a car show, crafts, live entertainment from dance groups and bands, and more.

Learn more here. 

Royal Oak Beer, Wine & Cocktail Festival

  • Saturday, May 25 from 6-9 p.m.
  • Memorial Park in Royal Oak

Choose from more than 150 beers, wines, ciders, seltzers, and cocktails to sample at this 21 and up event.

Tickets are $50, with a VIP option also available. Get tickets here.

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