Best summer festivals and outdoor concerts in Detroit 2017
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When summer reaches Metro Detroit, the area comes alive with the sights and sounds of summer love.

You know what else comes alive during the summer in Detroit? Festivals and concerts, and if you’re trying to find the right one to fit your summer grove, read on and make sure these five festivals and concerts are on your summer ‘to-do list.”

Westland Blues, Brews & BBQ
Aug. 4-5 @ Various Times
Central City Park -- 36601 Ford Rd., Westland, MI 48185
(734) 713-3888

This suburban Detroit festival will be the perfect representation of summer. The Westland Blues, Brews & BBQ will feature great blues music to go along with the heavenly smell of BBQ and the ice cold taste of brew that will make this event one of the best in Metro Detroit during the summer.

Motor City Fest 2017
July 14-15 @ Various Times,
The Marble Bar -- 1501 Holden St., Detroit MI 48208
(313) 338-3674

This July weekend will be the weekend of rock, Detroit style. The Motor City Fest will feature some of the best rockers in the business who will take over Detroit’s famed Marble Bar for a weekend of hand banging and skull-crushing. Detroit had a long history of producing great metal bands, which makes the Motor City Fest even more of a heritage event for those who are into hard rock.

ISKCON Detroit Festival of Chariots
July 23 @ 11 am
Novi Civic Center -- 45175 W. 10 Mile Rd., Novi, MI 48375
(248) 347-0460

Detroit will not be the only place where summer events will take its seductive hold. The suburbs that make up Metro Detroit will each have their own unique events that will draw plenty of summer fun seekers, but the ISKCON Detroit Festival of Chariots in the suburb of Novi may be the most unique. This seasonal festival will celebrate Metro Detroit’s Asian heritage, and this event will be fun for the entire family.

Monroe County Fair
July 30-Aug. 5 @ Various Times
Monroe County Fairgrounds -- 3775 S. Custer RD., Monroe, MI 48161
(734) 241-5775

Summer would not be summer in Metro Detroit if there isn’t a summer fair going on. Down in the city of Monroe, the Monroe County Fair will meet all of the area’s fair needs, from thrilling rides on the midway to live entertainment, the Monroe County Fair will be a ton of fun for families looking for some fair fun in Metro Detroit.