When August rolls around in #DestinationAnnArbor, you know that you’re in for a treat. Events are everywhere throughout the month, throughout the county. Long days and warm temperatures mean loads of summer fun - whether it’s enjoying outdoor music, celebrating LGBTQ+ pride, creating art, or exploring history. See you in the Ann Arbor area for an exciting August!
Milan Bluegrass Festival.
August 1 - 4
This gathering of bluegrass and folk music enthusiasts has been charming visitors and locals alike for 20 years. Held at KC Campground, many attendees choose to camp for the event - but there are also hotels nearby with special rates for the Bluegrass Festival!
Ann Arbor Pride 2018.
August 3 - 5
Ann Arbor’s premiere LGBTQ+ pride festival will headline Brian Justin Crum, famous for his appearance on America’s Got Talent. This family-friendly event features tons of entertainment and activities, centered in the historic Kerrytown area of Ann Arbor.
Thunder Over Michigan.
August 25 - 26
The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will take flight at the historic Willow Run Airport over Labor Day Weekend. Home to the Yankee Air Museum and Rosie the Riveter, Willow Run is the place to be if you love aviation.
Summer Carillon Series: Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra
1230 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor
Dexter Daze Festival
August 17 - 18
Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival
Straight Up: Summer Fling
715 W. Ellsworth Rd., Ann Arbor
August 24 - 26
2 E. Cross St., Ypsilanti
Sundays in the Garden: Grove Studio Showcase
Cultivate Coffee & Taphouse
307 N. River St., Ypsilanti
August 26 - 28
Sing-Along Beauty and the Beast
603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor
August 29 - September 3
Saline Community Fair
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
5055 Ann Arbor Saline Rd., Ann Arbor
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