If you are looking for some fun things to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered. Whether you are trying to hold on to the last bits of summer, or have welcomed all things fall there is something to do in metro Detroit.
Dally In The Alley – Detroit
It is hard to believe, but Dally in the Alley has been around for 39 years. If you’re unfamiliar with Dally, it is a community street fair that celebrates life in the Cass Corridor. It is the big event in the city this weekend.
It will be filled with music, art, food, drinks, and fun vendors.
There is a special kids fair between 12:00 PM-4:00 PM. There will be free face painting, and coloring for the kids.
You can find the lineup to the musical acts here.
Saturday, September 10th, 2016
Hours: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM
Detroit’s Finest Oktoberfest – Auburn Hills
If you’re in the mood for all things German, head up to Auburn Hills on Friday night. This is the 77th year for the DASV Oktoberfest. There will be food, beer, live music and more.
There will be plenty of Bratwurst, Knackwurst, Hendl “Münchner Art” (Roasted Chicken) for people to eat.
Admission is $3.00 per person
Friday, September 9, 2016
The park opens at 6:30 PM and the party goes until 1:00 AM.
German-American Marksmanship Club is located at 2634 Auburn Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
University District Home Tour – Detroit
If you have been paying attention to the real estate market, you will know that the University District is one of the hottest neighborhoods right now.
On Sunday, September 11 the University District Community Association will be hosting the yearly home tour. You will be able to take a tour of 6 historic houses that were built in the 1920’s.
Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door. You can purchase them here.
Registration and tour start at Gesu Church, 17180 Oak Drive, Detroit.
Tours start at 10:00 AM and go until 5:00 PM
The University District neighborhood is located between 7 Mile, Woodward, McNichols, and Livernois.
Old Car Festival – Greenfield Village
If you love antique cars, than this is the event for you. The Old Car Festival at Greenfield Village honors the history of the automobile.
Come out and see cars that were made between the years of 1890’s up to the 1930’s. On Saturday night there will be a gas light parade, as well as a live orchestra.
The Old Car Festival is on Saturday and Sunday September 10-11.
Greenfield Village has extended hours during the festival. Hours are 9:30 AM until 9:00 PM
Admission: Adult $26.00, Children (3-11) $19.50, Senior (62+) $23.50. They do offer a discount if you purchase your tickets in advance online.
Oakland Irish Festival – Berkley
This is the inaugural Irish Festival in Berkley. They have a pretty impressive line up of bands, food, and fun events. They will have a kids area. As well as bagpipes. You can’t have an Irish festival without bagpipes.
If you decide to go be sure to bring warm hats, gloves, scarves and backpacks to donate to the American Legion. They will be collecting them for vets and families in need. It might be September, but cold weather is right around the corner.
The festival will be along 12 Mile between Tyler and Wakefield.
Saturday, September 10 – Hours: 12:00 PM-8:00 PM