7 Ann Arbor Fall Events You Don’t Want to Miss!

The long, hot days of summer are slowly fading away and the crisp clear days of autumn are here at last. The trees are starting to show their best fall colors, there’s a little nip to the air, and the spicy signature scents of fall are popping up in cafes and bars all around town. Fall is here, and we couldn’t be more excited!

Here are seven Ann Arbor fall events to celebrate the season.

Saline OktoberFest

clanking beer glasses

When: Sept 20 – 21, Times vary
Where: Downton Saline
What: Celebrate Saline’s connection to its sister city, Lindenberg, Germany, with two days filled with food, drink, music, dancing, entertainment, and more.

Learn more: https://salinemainstreet.org/about-us/promotions-team/oktoberfest/

Ypsi Fall River Day

kayaking on the huron river

When: Sept 22
Where: Riverside Park, Ypsilanti
What: Get outside and get active with this Parks and Rec event featuring activities and games, a live birds of prey demonstration, educational programs, cider and donuts, and paddle trips on the Huron River.

Learn more: https://www.hrwc.org/event/ypsi-fall-river-day-2/

Country Fair: Wiard’s Orchards

apple picking at Wiard's orchards

When: Every Sat & Sun Sept 7 – Oct 28, and Weds – Fri starting Sept 27
Where: Wiard’s Orchards, Ypsilanti
What: Celebrate fall every weekend with a carnival-like event filled with fall activities like wagon rides, pony rides, paintball, apple picking, and a corn maze, plus plenty of cider and donuts.

Learn more: https://wiards.com/wp/dates-hours-prices/

Dexter Apple Daze

apple pie eating contest

When: Oct 5, 10am – 5pm
Where: Monument Park
What: Get in the fall spirit with a full day of live music and entertainment, a classic car show, an apple pie eating contest, scarecrow decorating, and more.

Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/AppleDaze/

West Cross Cider Festival

cider festival

When: Oct 12, 1pm – 5pm
Where: College Place, Ypsilanti
What: Get a taste of Michigan’s best hard ciders while enjoying some live music, food, games, and more.

Learn more: https://www.westcrossciderfest.com

19th Annual Halloween Treat Parade

kids trick or treating

When: Oct 31, 11am – 5pm
Where: Downtown Ann Arbor
What: Bring the kids (and their costumes) downtown for all-day trick-or-treating at participating local businesses (look for the black and orange balloons). Then, stop by the Ann Arbor District Library between 10 and 11:30am for a Halloween Party with stories, puppets, and more treats.

Learn more: https://mainstreetannarbor.org/main-st-area-events

Saline Fall Craft Show

shopping at the saline fall craft show

When: Nov 9
Where: Saline Middle School
What: Browse over 150 booths of beautiful local work at one of Michigan’s stop craft shows. Local school clubs and sports teams volunteer at the show to keep in running smoothly and in turn, each group receives a portion of the proceeds.

Learn more: https://www.salineschools.org/saline-craft-shows/

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