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Red Cedar Jubilee

June 17-23

The Red Cedar Jubilee will feature parades, craft shows, an enduro derby, a duck drop, euchre and cornhole tournaments, and a food and beverage tent with live music. For more details, visit

Charlotte Bluegrass Festival

June 20-22

Michigan’s premier bluegrass festival will celebrate 52 years of bluegrass tradition June 20-22. The Charlotte Bluegrass Festival includes a week of camping, jamming, workshops, and three big days of top-tier bluegrass entertainment with some of the biggest names and award winners in bluegrass. For more details,

Lansing Pride

June 22

Celebrate Pride in Old Town Lansing. There will be a main stage with entertainment throughout the day, vendors, food, beer tent and a family area. Follow details at or visit Lansing Pride on Facebook for all the latest information.

Old Town ScrapFest

July 12-13

ScrapFest originated as a contest for scrap metal artwork but has evolved into a comprehensive art festival centered around upcycled and repurposed creations. Today, the event encompasses not only the scrap metal sculpture competition but also eco- art vendors, engaging family activities, live musical performances, food options, the Great Scrap Run 8K run/walk and the Refashion Show. Visit for full details.

Mason Outdoor Expo

July 13

Ready for an outdoor adventure like no other? Look no further than Mason Outdoor Expo. Come experience the best of the outdoors — from semi truck and hot rod shows to mud bog competitions, tractor pull competitions to a motorcycle show. With family-friendly entertainment and a packed day of food and fun, you’ll be sure to find something that you love. Join us and “rev up” for an unforgettable outdoor experience. Visit for full details.

Lansing Taco and Tequila Fest

July 13

The Lansing Taco and Tequila Fest is an al fresco celebration of tequila held at Adado Riverfront Park in Lansing. The event boasts a lineup of more than 100 tequilas, with a few additional libations such as beer, sangria and margaritas also available. Alongside the drink offerings, attendees can enjoy a variety of food trucks, live musical performances, vendor stalls and more. Visit for full details.

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