Let’s Go to the Fair: A Guide to Mid-Michigan Fairs

July in Michigan means many things, but one of our favorites is the county fairs!

Use our guide to find a fair or festival nearby and enjoy a day of tasty treats, fun exhibits, shows, races, animals, and performances!

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Here is your Mid-Michigan Mom’s guide to 2024 local county fairs and the Michigan State Fair!

06/29-07/06: National Cherry Festival, Traverse City 

07/05-07/14: Oakland County Fair, Davisburg

07/09-07/13: Gaylord Alpenfest, Gaylord

07/10-07/13: Wyandotte Street Art Fair, Wyandotte

07/12-07/14: Art in the Park, Plymouth

07/12-07/14 & 07/19-07/21: Blake’s Lavender Festival, Armada 

07/13-07/17: Charlevoix Art & Craft Show, Charlevoix

07/14: Detroit Kite Festival, Belle Isle

07/15-07/16: Strawberry Festival, Corunna

07/15-07/20: St. Clair County 4-H & Youth Fair, Goodells

07/16-07/20: Arenac County Fair, Standish

07/18-07/20: Blue Water Street Fair, Port Huron 

07/18-07/20: Ann Arbor Art Fair, Ann Arbor

07/18-07/21: Fraser Festival, Fraser

07/19-07/21: Lavender Daze, Imlay City 

07/19-07/27: Au Sable River Festival, Grayling

07/19-07/28: Michigan Brown Trout Festival, Alpena

07/20-07/21: Kids Fest, Lake Orion

07/20-07/27: Charlevoix Venetian Festival, Charlevoix

07/21-07/27: Isabella County Youth & Farm Fair, Mt. Pleasant 

07/22-07/27: Iosco County Fair, Hale

07/25-07/28: Munger Potato Festival, Munger

07/25-07/28: Labadie Ribfest, Bay City 

07/26-08/04: Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival, Grand Haven

07/30-08/03: Saginaw County Fair, Chesaning

08/01-08/04: Midland Area River Days & Balloon Festival, Midland

08/02-08/04: Frankenmuth Flower Festival, Frankenmuth 

08/02-08/04: Marine City Maritime Days, Marine City 

08/03: Blues, Brews, & BBQ, Holly 

08/03-08/04: Belle Isle Art Fair, Belle Isle

08/06-08/10: Bay County Fair & Youth Expo, Bay City 

08/08-08/18: Cheeseburger in Caseville, Caseville 

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