Things to do this weekend in Metro Detroit

The Wayne County and Monroe County fairs are both happening now.

See the animal shows or find something else to do around Metro Detroit.

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Dearborn Homecoming

  • Ford Community & Performing Arts Center at 15801 Michigan Ave.
  • Friday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Aug. 7, 12-11 p.m. daily

Dearborn Homecoming fest is back after two years! Check out the carnival, play bingo, enjoy the concerts, and more.

Entry is $1.

View the daily schedule of activities here.

Buy Michigan Now Festival

  • Downtown Northville
  • Friday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Aug. 7

Support local Michigan vendors as the Buy Michigan Now Festival returns.

While you shop, enjoy live entertainment, food and drinks, and a kids zone full of activities for the little ones.

Find out more here.

Dearborn Brewing Anniversary Party

  • Dearborn Brewing at 21930 Michigan Ave.
  • Friday, Aug. 5 through Sunday, Aug. 7

The brewery is celebrating its seventh anniversary.

Drink beer, enjoy meals from food trucks, and hear live music all weekend. 

On Sunday, a portion of sales will be going to the Goodfellows.

See the schedule here.

Wayne County Fair

  • Wayne County Fairgrounds in Belleville
  • Now through Saturday, Aug. 6

A carnival, animal shows, vendors, an off-road derby, and much more are happening at the fair.

Entry is free, but parking is $5, and some events, such as the derby, cost extra.

Check the full event schedule here.

Monroe County Fair

  • Monroe County Fairgrounds
  • Now through Saturday, Aug. 6

The Monroe County Fair is also happening now, featuring a carnival, shows, and more.

Admission Sunday is $6 for adults, $3 for children 6-12, and free for children 5 and younger. 

See the schedule here.

Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise

  • Gratiot Avenue in Clinton Township
  • Sunday, Aug. 7

In addition to the cars to admire at the show, there will be live music, adult games, food, and a family fun area.

Check a full schedule of events here.