Howell Melon Festival – Howell, Michigan

The Howell Melon Festival offers many vendors, booths held by local organizations, entertainment, kids’ activities and delicious melon ice cream. 2024 DATE: August 16-18, 2024Location: Downtown HowellWebsite: ****This post documents my experience on August 27, 2019. On the Howell Carnegie Library lawn… …the Rotary Club of Howell was selling … Read more

DeWitt Ox Roast – DeWitt, Michigan

The DeWitt Ox Roast is a town festival with a huge carnival, an arts and crafts show, an entertainment stage and food. No ox roast actually occurs. 2024 DATE: August 16-18, 2024Location: Downtown DeWittWebsite:**** This post documents my experience on August 17, 2019. In the town of DeWitt, Michigan… … Read more

Hippie Fest – Multiple Cities

2024 DATESMay 11-12, 2024 – Salisbury, NCJune 8-9, 2024 – Trufant, MIAugust 10-11, 2024 – Logan, OHTBD – Mears, MIAugust 24-25, 2024 – Omaha, NESeptember 28-29, 2024 – Tipton, IN AUTHOR’S NOTE: While this experience took place in Ionia, Michigan, Hippie Fest is a festival that takes place in various … Read more

Sumner Daze Festival – Sumner, Michigan

The Sumner Daze Festival is a small community festival with vendors, various shows and competitions. 2024 DATE: August 17-18, 2024Location: St. Charles RdSumner, MI 48889Website: **** This post documents my experience on August 17, 2019. At the Sumner Daze Festival in Sumner, Michigan… …all sorts of activities were going … Read more

Montrose Blueberry Festival – Montrose, Michigan

The Montrose Blueberry Festival offers a large carnival and flea market, as well as various blueberry goods and entertainment. 2024 DATE: August 11-18, 2024With vendors, etc: August 16-18, 2024.Location: 141 Park StMontrose, MI 48457Website: **** This post documents my experience on August 16, 2019. When I first arrived in … Read more

YpsiFest – Ypsilanti, Michigan – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 22, 2019. Along Ypsilanti’s Cross Street… …and throughout Riverside Park (even Frog Island at times)… …the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival, or YpsiFest, took place… …uniting community groups to bring awareness to our land (Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy)… …our sustainability (Ypsilanti Food Co-op)… …our veterans … Read more

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Holly, Michigan

The Michigan Renaissance Festival is a huge Renaissance festival with tons of entertainment, vendors, food and activities. 2024 DATESAugust 17-19, 2024August 24-25, 2024August 31 – September 2, 2024September 7-8, 2024September 14-15, 2024September 21-22, 2024September 27-29, 2024Location: 12600 Dixie HwyHolly, MI 48442Website: **** This post documents my experience on August … Read more

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