Things to do this weekend in Metro Detroit

Food, live entertainment, a doggy celebration, and more – check out what's going on this weekend.

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Charivari Detroit Music Festival

  • Thursday. Aug. 11 through Sunday, Aug. 14
  • Historic Fort Wayne in Detroit

This techno fest includes food trucks, cocktail bars, vendors, a beer garden, and of course, music. 

Day passes start at $40, with weekend and VIP options available. Get tickets here.

Sweetest Heart of Mary Pierogi Festival

  • Friday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 14
  • Sweetest Heart of Mary Church at 4440 Russell in Detroit

Pierogi and other Polish cuisine will be served up during this annual fest.

There will also be music, a resale shop, a bake sale, a beer tent, and more.

Find out more here.

Marygrove Conservancy Summer Block Party  

  • Saturday, Aug. 13 from noon to 3 p.m.
  • Marygrove campus in Detroit

Live music is scheduled, as well as free food for the first 500 guests, community resources, laptop giveaways from Human IT, a performance from the Detroit Youth Choir, the Michigan Humane Society’s pop-up vaccination clinic, and more activities. 

This event is free.

Bikes, Badges, and Wings

  • Saturday, Aug. 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Allen Park City Hall

Enjoy free Detroit Wing Co. wings while supporting the Allen Park Police Department's Honor Guard.

In addition to a motorcycle ride that goes around Downriver, the CIty Hall and PD parking lot will have the food, drunk googles you can try on, SWAT vehicles to see, and more.