Things to do this Labor Day Weekend in Metro Detroit

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Michigan State Fair

  • Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi
  • Thursday, Sept. 2 through Monday, Sept. 6

The Michigan State Fair returns this week with a carnival, food, music, a circus, and more.

Get tickets here.

Arts, Beats, and Eats

  • Royal Oak
  • Friday, Sept. 3 through Monday, Sept. 6

Arts, Beats, and Eats returns to Royal Oak at full capacity this year. Enjoy works of art by local artists, a variety of food, and music all weekend.

Music headliners include Rise Against, Neon Trees, and Stone Temple Pilots.

Entry is free until 5 p.m. Friday. After that, it is $10. Admission is $5 before 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, and $10 after 3 p.m.

SW Fest

  • Senate Theater in Detroit
  • Saturday, Sept. 4 from 2-11:30 p.m.

This free music festival in Southwest Detroit focuses on local talent, food, and resources.

Check out the full music lineup here.

The event is free, but there is a place to register online.

Hamtramck Labor Day Festival

  • Hamtramck
  • Saturday, Sept. 6 to Monday, Sept. 7

The 41st annual Hamtramck Labor Day Festival is free and includes music, art, a carnival, and canoe races.

Find out more here.

Corvette Fest

  • Canterbury Village in Lake Orion
  • Saturday, Sept. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

More than 150 Corvettes will be on display at this free event.

There will be a silent auction, and all proceeds from the auction will benefit Leader Dogs for the Blind.

Learn more here.