Salute to America, Royal Oak Taco Fest, and more ways to celebrate 4th of July in Metro Detroit

It's almost 4th of July! Need a break from grilling or want to get out of the house. Here's some events to check out this week:

Royal Oak Taco Fest

  • Thursday, July 4 through Sunday, July 7
  • Downtown Royal Oak

Taste different tacos, tequila, and more during this annual fest in Royal Oak.

The event also includes live music, a kid's zone, Lucha Libre wrestling, and more.

Tickets are $8. Get tickets here.

Summer Music Series

  • Friday, July 5 from 5-8 p.m.
  • Ohair Park in Detroit

All summer, enjoy free music at parks around Detroit. This week's concert will be a gospel performance at Ohair Park.

The events also include face painting, games, and more.

Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair

  • Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7
  • Memorial Park in Royal Oak

Browse art from more than 100 vendors, enjoy live music, and more. 

Learn more.

Krampus in July Dark Arts Market

  • Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6
  • Ypsilanti Freighthouse

This market features all things creepy, from decor to art and more, in the middle of the summer.

Entry is free. Learn more.

Salute to America 

  • Now through Friday, July 5
  • Greenfield Village in Detroit

Walk through years of American history during this Fourth of July event. It includes live music, a canon firing, fireworks, and more.

Some ticket slots are sold out already. Get tickets.

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