May 2018 Event Roundup

Apr 19, 2018

They don’t call Ann Arbor “Tree Town” for nothing! In May, you’ll see arboreal beauty all over the city - and many fabulous opportunities to explore stunning parks and outdoor areas throughout the Ann Arbor area this month. Additionally, the summer festival season accelerates throughout May, and you’ll find musical, artistic, and culinary events that are sure to put a ‘’spring’’ in your step. Enjoy!


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Show & Shine Car Show. The first of several car shows in Riverside Park throughout the year, Show & Shine has an eclectic mix of unrestored, restored, and modified cars and trucks. You’ll want to stop by Cream & Crumb for an ice cream cone or cappuccino, and enjoy the lovely Depot Town atmosphere in Ypsilanti.


LPGA Volvik Championship. Internationally-recognized golfers will descend upon Travis Pointe Country Club for a weekend benefiting the local community, supporting charitable causes, and drawing spectators from throughout the region.


Milan Community Fair. This community event has been a summertime favorite for southeastern Michigan residents and visitors alike for over 65 years. Visit the small, tight-knit community of Milan for live music, fireworks, and more!


May 2 - May 26

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Elusive Ear

The Purple Rose Theatre Company

137 Park St., Chelsea


May 2 - 6

The Wizard of Oz

Morris Lawrence Building, Towsley Auditorium

4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor


May 3

PJ Masks Live

Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center

799 N. Hewitt Rd., Ypsilanti


May 3 - 20

Big Fish

Encore Musical Theatre Company

3126 Broad St., Dexter


May 4


Necto Nightclub

516 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor


May 4

First Fridays Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti Downtown and Depot Town



May 5

Fly Trap

Riverside Arts Center

76 N. Huron St., Ypsilanti


May 5

3rd Annual Detroit Aviation & Airline Collectibles Show

Yankee Air Museum

27884 D St., Belleville


May 10 - 12



3728 Plaza Dr., Ann Arbor


May 10

Puppies and Pints!

Hyatt Place Ann Arbor

3223 South State St., Ann Arbor


May 15

Exploring Appalachian Cooking with Ronni Lundy

Zingerman’s Roadhouse

2501 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor


May 19 - 20

Michigan Vintage Volkswagen Festival

Riverside Park

2 E. Cross St., Ypsilanti


May 19

Westside Art Hop

Old West Side

700 Mt Vernon Ave., Ann Arbor


May 19

Walk & Wag & Run

Rolling Hills Park

7660 Stony Creek Rd., Ypsilanti


May 20

Ann Arbor Marathon

Michigan Stadium

1201 S. Main St., Ann Arbor


May 21

Buddhist (Vegan) Dinner: Celebrating Buddha’s Birthday!

Miss Kim

415 N. 5th Ave., Ann Arbor


May 23

Equality on Tap

Bill’s Beer Garden

218 S. Ashley St., Ann Arbor


May 25

The Decemberists

Hill Auditorium

825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor


May 28

Dexter Memorial Day Parade

Downtown Dexter


May 28

Saline Memorial Day Parade

Downtown Saline


May 28

Chelsea Memorial Day Parade

Downtown Chelsea


May 30

Camp Bacon Film Festival

Zingerman’s Greyline

100 N. Ashley St., Ann Arbor


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