August 2018 Event Roundup

Jul 20, 2018

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!

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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.


June 21 - August 12
West Side Story
The Encore Musical Theatre Company
3126 Broad St., Dexter


August 2
Zingerman’s Seasonal Summer Dinner Party
Zingerman’s Cornman Farms
8540 Island Lake Rd., Dexter


August 3
First Fridays Ypsi August
Downtown Ypsilanti


August 3
Cupcakke at Necto
516 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor


August 4
Manchester Street Festival


August 5
Funny Girl: 50th Anniversary Screening
Michigan Theater
603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor


August 5
Sundays in the Garden: Onefreq
Cultivate Coffee & Taphouse
307 N. River St., Ypsilanti


August 6
Summer Carillon Series: Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra
Lurie Tower
1230 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor


August 10
Dexter Daze Festival
Various venues


August 11
EMU Bike Rodeo
EMU Convocation Center
799 N. Hewitt Rd., Ypsilanti


August 16
3rd Thursdays Milan
Main Street Area


August 16

Kerrytown Concert House
415 N. 4th Ave., Ann Arbor


August 17 - 18
Ann Arbor Blues Festival
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
5055 Ann Arbor - Saline Rd., Ann Arbor


August 17 - 18
Paint Dexter Plein Air Festival


August 18
Fire Truck Muster
Riverside Park


August 18 - 19
DIYpsi Summer Festival
ABC Microbrewery
720 Norris St., Ypsilanti


August 22
Pointless Brewery & Theatre
3014 Packard Rd., Ann Arbor


August 23
Straight Up: Summer Fling
Leon Speakers
715 W. Ellsworth Rd., Ann Arbor


August 24
Yourist Studio Class: Silkscreening on Clay
Yourist Studio
1133 Broadway St., Ann Arbor


August 24 - 26
Riverside Park
2 E. Cross St., Ypsilanti


August 25
German Park Biergarten
German Park
5549 Pontiac Trail., Ann Arbor


August 26
Sundays in the Garden: Grove Studio Showcase
Cultivate Coffee & Taphouse
307 N. River St., Ypsilanti


August 26 - 28
Sing-Along Beauty and the Beast
Michigan Theater
603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor


August 29 - September 3
Saline Community Fair
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
5055 Ann Arbor Saline Rd., Ann Arbor


August 30
Tunes on the Terrace: Dan Bellus
Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
1275 S. Huron St., Ypsilanti


August 30
Katie Geddes at the Ark
The Ark
316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor


August 31
EMU Football vs. Monmouth
Rynearson Stadium
799 N. Hewitt Rd., Ypsilanti


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