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5 Fun Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend: August 13, 14 & 15

August 13, 2021

This weekend’s forecast calls for clear skies (fingers crossed) and a great lineup of Metro Detroit events

By Perry Haselden

Featured photo via @mufigram

Make Memories in Milford

August 13, 14 + 15

art fairPhoto via milfordmemories.com

With a schedule packed with everything from live music and local art to a pancake breakfast and cornhole tournament, the Milford Memories Summer Festival is bringing all the summer fun to one weekend! Click here for everything you need to know before you go, and be sure to check out our Milford City Guide for some other fun things to do while you’re there.

Enjoy a Slice of Summer

August 13

pizzaPhoto via @valspizzadetroit

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

7432 Brush St, Detroit

Val’s Pizza is popping up at the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative in Detroit’s North End neighborhood this Friday. In addition to delicious pizza and local produce, the evening will also feature live music and fun activities for kids (hello, arts & crafts!) Plus, 10% of all proceeds from the event will go to MUFI, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote education, sustainability, and community through agriculture.

Cook Out While Rocking Out

August 14

people stading by water holding bananasPhoto via @punkrockbbqdetroit

12:00 pm – 12:00 am

Core City Park

6551 Grand River Ave, Detroit

Live music and grilled food: the recipe for a perfect summer day. Lucky for you, the 4th Annual Punk Rock BBQ is bringing those two things together in a day-long celebration. A $20 ticket lets you see 13 bands, shop local vendors and enjoy refreshments from a variety of food trucks. BYO lawn chair!

Make Your Way to the Vintage Market

August 14

vintage marketPhoto via @chicanduniquemarket

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

23345 Kind Road, Brownstown

Antique furniture, handmade jewelry, repurposed treasures…the Chic and Unique Vintage Market has something for everyone! Admission is $5 and the gates are scheduled to open at 10am, rain or shine.

Stroll Through a Sidewalk Sale

August 14

clothing salePhoto via @citybirddetroit

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Midtown, Detroit

The Summer Saturdays sidewalk sale is popping up in Midtown this weekend. Shop everything from vintage clothing to local art and  enjoy exclusive discounts all day long! There will also be live music by guitarist Nick Schillace, sweets by Sugar Honey, and more. Already have plans this weekend? Don’t worry — there’s one more sale this summer, scheduled for August 21.

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