Your guide to Summer 2017 in Detroit
Wayne Norman

The city of Detroit prides itself on its industry, and it'll be flexing its strength all summer long. From BBQ parties to strawberry fests to good old-fashioned rock 'n' roll shows, Motor City will use all its might to ensure the good times are kept rolling this season. Check out some great 2017 summer events in the Detroit area below. 

Festivals and outdoor concerts: Celebrate rock, blues, BBQ and brews at one of the city's many festivals. 

Free family events: With air shows, carnivals, cultural events and more, Detroit's family-friendly programming will enrich and inspire attendees of all ages. 

Free concerts: Whether you prefer to rock on a riverfront or take in jazz by the river, Detroit will facilitate the perfect soundtrack to your ideal water-side setting.