List of Festivals and Annual Fall Events in Detroit

Plymouth Fall Festival 2006
Plymouth Fall Festival 2006. Photo © Michael A. Krot

The Metro-Detroit area is really beautiful in the fall. In fact, this is the time of year that we have it all over those other cities in warmer climes. The fun doesn't stop with the vivid reds, yellow and purples that transform our landscape; haunted houses; and/or cider mills. There are also plenty of Festivals and Fall Events in Detroit:

Labor Day: In-Depth Listing of Labor-Day-Weekend Events

  • Detroit: Detroit International Jazz Festival
  • Hamtramck: Hamtramck Labor Day Festival
  • Holly: Michigan Renaissance Festival
  • Pontiac: Arts, Beats & Eats Festival

September: In-Depth Listing of September Events

  • Brighton: Smokin' Jazz Barbeque Festival
  • Brooklyn: MI-Fest
  • Detroit: Dally in the Alley
  • Detroit: Detroit Fashion Week
  • Ferndale: Funky Ferndale Art Show and DIY Street Fair
  • Holly: Michigan Renaissance Festival
  • Northville: Victorian Festival
  • Plymouth: Fall Festival
  • Rochester: Art & Apples Festival

October: In-Depth Listing of October Events

  • Detroit: Detroit Free Press/Flagstar Marathon
  • Detroit: Motor City Blues & Boogie Woogie Festival
  • Plymouth: Great Lakes Regional Chili Cook-Off and Harley Davidson Motorcycle Show
  • Metro-Detroit Area: Halloween Guide

November: In-Depth Listing of November Events

  • Detroit: Detroit DOCS International Film Festival
  • Detroit: The Rink at Campus Martius Park
  • Detroit: Urban Organic Festival
  • Metro-Detroit Area: Thanksgiving Guide

    December: In-Depth Listing of December Events

    • Dearborn: Festival of Trees
    • Detroit: Belle Isle New Year’s Eve Fun Run
    • Detroit: Detroit Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
    • Ferndale: Holiday Ice Festival
    • Holly: Village of Holly Dickens Festival
    • Metro-Detroit Area: Holiday Guide