Things to do in Metro Detroit This Weekend: 7/21 to 7/24
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Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 7/21 to 7/24

July 20, 2022

From the largest art fair in the nation and Detroit’s 321st birthday celebration to ConeyFest and more, here are some fun things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend!



July 21

Ann Arbor Art Fair

July 21 – July 23

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 7/21 to 7/24

Ann Arbor Art Fair attendees.

Did you know the Ann Arbor Art Fair is the largest juried art fair in the nation? Featuring nearly 1,000 artists each year across 30 city blocks and three days there is something for everyone. In addition to art there will be live music on three stages, food, treats, shops and sidewalk sales. For more information visit theannarborartfair.com


July 22

Bonnie Raitt at Meadowbrook Amphitheater

Bonnie Raitt is a blues, country, rock-n-roll, guitar-playing legend! Catch her this weekend at Meadowbrook where she’ll be performing her Just Like That tour with special guest Mavis Staples What’s more – one dollar from every ticket will be donated to grassroots local, regional and national organizations through her Green Highway campaign. Get your tickets here.


Jackson Hot Air Jubilee

July 22 – 24

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 7/21 to 7/24Courtesy of Jackson Hot Air Jubilee

With morning and evening launches, as well as nightly balloon glows at dusk, the Jackson Hot Air Jubilee is a magical event. For more information visit hotairjubilee.com


July 23

Pray for Us Exhibit Opening Reception at Norwest Gallery

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 7/21 to 7/24

July 23 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Renowned Detroit photographer and artist Bre’Ann White curated her first group exhibit, Pray for Us, which explores prayer as an ancestral technology connecting this world and the next, bringing peace, comfort, and solace to those seeking heavenly guidance. The show features pieces from five artists from around the globe. The opening reception is from 6 – 9 pm on Saturday with an artist talk on Sunday, July 24 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  This event is free to attend, but please registration is requested here. 

Norwest Gallery
19556 Grand River Ave. Detroit


July 24

2022 Southeast Michigan ConeyFest, Packard Proving Grounds

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 7/21 to 7/24
11:00 am – 7:00 pm
If you love coney’s, this is the event for your. ConeyFest will feature food concessions with their own spin on the coney dog, coney fries and coney inspired food items, plus elephant ears, cotton candy, gourmet milkshakes and more! Creative cocktails and beer will be served using varieties of Faygo flavors! Live bands, artisan booths and tours of the Packard Motor Car Foundation’s private collection of classic cars will also be available. For details and a list of participating vendors visit myfavoriteshowsandevents.com or the event Facebook page. Tickets are $5 for adults, children 12 and under are free!

Beacon Park’s 5th Anniversary & Detroit’s 321st Birthday Celebration, Detroit

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 7/21 to 7/24Photo by Steve Koss courtesy of Beacon Park
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Grab your whole family and head to Beacon Park to celebrate their official 5th anniversary AND Detroit’s 321st birthday! This Family Fun Day will feature a bounce house, birthday treats, arts and crafts, lawn games, food trucks face painting and more!  A special ‘Sustainability Station’ will also be there to provide education and activities reflecting Beacon Park’s commitment to the community. This event is FREE to attend. More information here.


What are you doing this weekend? Comment below and share your plans!


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