Free/Cheap Summer Events in Detroit

June is almost here which means summer in the Metro Detroit area is just about to kick off! If you’re looking to make the most out of summer, but don’t want to spend a TON of hard earned cash, check out these three events happening all over the Metro Detroit area in the month of June! Check it out!

Taste of Ann Arbor

When: 6/2/13

Where: Downtown Ann Arbor

Taste fare from all over Ann Arbor restaurants! While admission to the festival is free, the food is not. You can purchase food tickets for 50 cents each, BUT in addition to the free admission there is free live entertainment!


Motor City Pride

When: 6/8/13 – 6/9/13

Where: Hart Plaza, downtown Detroit

This is the Motor City’s annual LGBT celebration and festival! This year there will be a parade, beer garden, golf outing and family picnic! This is the second year the event will be held at Hart Plaza and entertainment includes over 20 different acts on four stages!


Jazzin’ on Jefferson

When: 6/14/13 – 6/15/13

Where: Jefferson East Neighborhood

Both local and regional jazz artists come together for the two day long music festival. This festival is in its 10th year and is absolutely FREE!  In addition to fantastic artists there will be a variety of art vendors, food and crafts!


These are just THREE great festivals that you can attend for very little, or no money at all! Be sure to check back on the blog next week for another list of event you can attend in the month of June!

Just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean you have to burn a hole through your wallet!

Until next time,