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Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

Things to Do in Metro Detroit Fourth of July Weekend

June 29, 2022

Looking for something to do this weekend in between bbq’s and parades? This Fourth of July weekend in Metro Detroit is full of incredible art, music and foodie events to check out!

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June 30

Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan Fashion Exhibition, Detroit

Things to Do in Metro Detroit Fourth of July Weekend

The Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan Fashion Industry Club is putting on a fashion exhibition to showcase the designs and collections they have been working on. Trust us when we say you won’t believe these talented designers are teenagers. You can celebrate and support their hard work by attending the show at the 611 West Philadelphia event space. Doors open at 6:0 pm and the fashion show starts promptly at 7:30 pm. You are sure to see spot some future fashion design stars!

 

July 1

Sheefy McFly Experience at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Things to Do in Metro Detroit Fourth of July Weekend

5:00 pm – 10:30 pm

This multi-sensory event with Detroit artist and DJ, Tashif “Sheefy” McFly across the DSO campus is going to be epic. Starting with an art pop-up with Sheefy DJ’ing, followed by his the reveal of his newest work, and finally a performance and live painting with the Urban Art Orchestra. Tickets are $49 for general admission and $79 for VIP. Register here before it sells out.

 

July 1 – 4

Royal Oak Taco Fest

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Get in fiesta mode and enjoy four days of tacos, tequila, music, mariachis, and more at the first-ever ROYAL OAK TACO FEST. royaloaktacofest.com

 

Michigan Rib Fest

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In addition to en epic fourth of July fireworks display, Lake Orion is also home to Michigan Rib Fest. Fest-goers will enjoy mouthwatering ribs, live music, games and monster truck rides along with pig and wiener dog races.  michiganribfest.com

 

July 2

Detroit Music Weekend:  Celebration of John Lee Hooker and the Women of Blues, Detroit Music Hall

Things to Do in Metro Detroit Fourth of July Weekend

12:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Blues lovers are not going to want to miss this years Detroit Music Weekend, as they play tribute to John Lee Hooker. John Lee Hooker was working as a janitor in Detroit when his first hit single was released and he often played the bars and clubs on Hastings Street of Paradise Valley. His daughter, Zakiya Hooker will accept the Mayor’s Key to the City on her fathers behalf!

The festival will also celebrate the “Women of the Blues” with a line-up of artists including Zakiya Hooker, Ana Popovic, Bettye LaVette, Thornetta Davis and more. For more details about the lineup head to the event website. By the way, did we mention this event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC? musichall.org/events/Detroit-Music-Weekend

 

July 3

Barenaked Ladies, Gin Blossoms and Toad the Wet Sprocket, Pine Knob

Things to Do in Metro Detroit Fourth of July Weekend

Let’s take a trip back to the 90’s for the Last Summer on Earth Tour featuring Barenaked Ladies, Gin Blossoms and Toad the Wet Sprocket! Put on your bootleg jeans and wrap a flannel around your waist and get your tickets here.

 

What are your Fourth of July plans? Comment below to let us know!

 

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