List of Trade Shows, Conventions and Expos Coming to Detroit

Summer and Fall Highlights

General view of The Vladar Company Presents: HEADSMASH Special Preview Edition At The 24th Annual Motor City Comic-Con at Suburban Collection Showplace on May 18, 2013 in Novi, Michigan.
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At any given time, several Trade Shows, Conventions and Expos are open to the public in the Metro-Detroit area. In the summer and fall months, look for:

Auburn Hills: The Palace (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:

  • 2015 Fall Bridal Celebrations Show (9/13)
  • Marvel Universe Live! (9/25 through 9/27)

 


Downtown Detroit: Cobo Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:

  • National Medical Association Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly (8/1 through 8/5)
  • ASAE 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition (8/8 through 8/11)
  • Magic the Gathering Grand Prix Detroit (8/14 through 8/16)
  • Big Hat Gentlemen 10 Year Anniversary (8/14 through 8/15)
  • Radio One Women's Empowerment 2015 (8/15)
  • Detroit Jazz Festival Volunteer Meeting (8/19 through 8/20)
  • The City of Detroit Human Resource Exam (8/29 through 8/30)
  • Romanian Pentecostal Church of God Convention (9/4 through 9/7)
  • Black Diamonds Red Velvet & Pink Bow Gala (9/12)
  • Detroit Economic Club (9/22)
  • Infinite Scholars Scholarship Fair (9/22)
  • Henry Ford Health Systems A Night of Stars Service Awards (10/2)
  • Novo Nordisk POA III (10/5 through 10/9)
  • Fire and Ink IV: Witness 2015 (10/8 through 10/11)
  • Wells Fargo Home Preservation Workshop (10/9 through 10/10)

 

Mt. Clemens: Gibraltar Trade Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:

  • Truck Warz (8/1)
  • USMA Nationals Car Show (8/22-23)
  • Classic / Antique Outboard Motor & Boat Show (8/22)
  • Guitar & Music Equipment Swap Meet (8/29-30)
  • Charity Poker Run (8/30)
  • Bands Together Against Cancer (9/12)
  • Building Materials Auction (9/12)
  • Motor City Hot Wheels Club (9/20)
  • Stamp 'n Scrap Resale (9/19-20)
  • Detroit Rockin' Hotfest (9/18-20)
  • USMA Car Show (9/27)
  • Nautical Society Boat (10/23-25)
  • Model Train Show & Sale (10/30-11/1)
  • Fantasticon (11/6-8)
  • Body N'Soul Wellness Expo (11/27-29)
  • Motorcycle Swap Meet & Expo (12/5-6)
  • Santa's Last Stop Arts & Craft Show (12/11-13)
  • 43rd Annual Detroit Swap Meet (1/8/16 through 1/10/16)
  • Motor City Hot Wheels Club (1/17/16)
  • Walter P. Chrysler Mopar Swap Meet (1/29/16 through 1/31/16)
  • Monthly Events:
    • Bike Night (Fridays)
    • Garage Sale Extravaganza (8/29-30, 10/2-4, 11/20-22, 1/22/16 through 1/24/16)
    • Gun & Knife Show (8/14-16, 9/4-6, 9/25-27, 10/16-18, 11/6-8, 12/4-6, 1/1/16 through 1/3/16)
    • Holistic Festival (8/21-23, 9/25-27, 10/23-25, 12/11-13, 1/15/16 through 1/17/16)
    • Mom-to-Mom Sale (8/1-2, 9/5-6, 10/9-11, 11/13-15, 1/22/16 through 1/24/16)
    • Sports, Cards, Antiques & Collectibles Show (8/21-23, 9/25-27, 10/23-25, 11/27-29, 12/18-20, 1/15/16 through 1/17/16)

 


Novi: Suburban Collection Showplace (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:

  • Heirloom's Novi Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival (8/1-2)
  • India Day 2015 (8/15)
  • Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Conference 2015 (8/18-19)
  • The International Gem & Jewelry Show (8/21-23)
  • Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair (9/4 through 9/7)
  • The Battery Show co located with Critical Power Expo and Electric Hybrid Expo (9/15-17)
  • Michigan Antique Arms Collectors Show (9/19-20)
  • Brides Day Bridal Show (9/20)
  • Gold Key Travel, Inc. - Sandals Information Night (9/23)
  • American Sewing Expo (9/25-27)
  • The 26th Annual Fall Detroit Camper & RV Show (9/30-10/4)
  • Novi Home Remodeling Show (10/9-11)
  • Michigan Restaurant Show 2015 (10/13-14)
  • Automotive Testing Expo (10/19-22)
  • The Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo (10/30-31)
  • Snowmobile USA Show & Sale (11/6-8)
  • Amcon (11/9-11)
  • Novi Equestrian Expo (11/13-15)
  • Novi Pet Expo (11/20-22)
  • Michigan Antique Arms Collectors Show (11/27-29)
  • Great Train Show (12/12-13)
  • The Ultimate Fishing Show (1/7/16 through 1/10/16)
  • Classic Car Club of America Annual Meeting (1/15/16 through 1/16/16)
  • Novi Bridal Expo (1/16/16 through 1/17/16)
  • Michigan Winter Dog Classic (1/21/16 through 1/24/16)
  • Home Improvement (1/29/16 through 1/31/16)
  • Michigan Antique Arms Collectors (2/6/16 through 2/7/16)
  • Detroit Camper & RV (2/10/16 through 2/14/16)
  • Outdoorama and Cottage Lake Front Living Show (2/24/16 through 10/28/16)
  • MGIA Landscaping (2/29/16 through 3/2/16)
  • Michigan Golf Show (3/4/16 through 3/16/16)
  • Spring Boating Expo (3/10/16 through 3/13/16)
  • Metro Detroit College Fair 2016 (3/20/16 through 3/21/16)
  • Spring Home & Garden (4/1/16 through 4/3/16)
  • Senior Products Home & Life Expo (5/20/16 through 5/22/16
  • Monthly events:
    • Vestrand Dental Seminar (3/11/16, 5/6/16)
    • Novi Gun & Knife Show (9/26-27, 10/31-11/1, 12/19-20)

 


Taylor: Gibraltar Trade Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:

  • Closed - Operations moved to Mt. Clemens

 


Warren: Macomb Sports & Expo Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:

  • Michigan Sports Car Club Autocross (9/13)
  • Mom-2-Mom Sale (10/3)
  • Gem & Mineral Show (10/10-11)
  • 10th Fall RoboParade & GRAF (10/31)
  • Detroit Area Auto Modelers Toy Show (11/15)
  • Michigan State Numismatic Society (11/28-29)