May 11, 2016, 11pm-2am at UFO Factory. IAN SVENONIOUS is in our city! hiz latest ensemble performs LIVE IN CONCERT at THIRDMAN records! with a free dance party to follow dj'd by the likes of Mr. Svenonious, Dave Buick, Shells, Anna Nasty of c.a.t.g. plus more or maybe less???? --- > down with freedom. category: NIGHTLIFE
June 4, 2016, 1-4pm. Neighborhood pride events. Street festival on W Nine Mile Rd, events and activities throughout the week. Ferndale Chamber's 5k rainbow run, 2k Fun Run, Rosie O' Grady's Sun morning drag show, Ferndale's bars/ clubs' parties + food and shopping. Attracts 10,000 - 15,000 participants yearly; join the fun, show your LGBTQA pride and love.
June 11-12, 2106. Annual Pride festivities at Hart Plaza in downtown Motor City, with Sunday noon parade, riverside festival, five stages of live entertainment, beer garden, picnic, and more. See more info at their facebook pages and website:
July 17, 2016, annual picnic 10am-8pm at Salt River Park. Music, entertainment, BBQs & grills welcome, top DJs, food vendors, or BYO food & drinks, shows, dancers, games. See website for more on 2016 event plans:
August 7, 2016, from 11am, in Windsor Ontario. PARADE beginning at 888 Goyeau St at Elliott Ave then north on Ouellette Ave, crossing Riverside Dr to Dieppe Gardens through Downtown Windsor. Ending up at Riverfront Festival Plaza for the festival in Downtown Windsor with entertainment stage, food and vendors. See website for updates and other events throughout the year:
August 26-27, 2016. The Saturday Pride Parade steps off at noon from Adado Riverfront Park, continuing through Downtown Lansing, to end in front of the state Capitol Building - with contingents from around the state, floats, vehicles, walkers, entertainment and much more. Festival to follow 2-10pm with stage entertainment. See website for updates:
September 23-25, 2016. Host hotel Dunes Resort, 333 Blue Star Highway, Douglas, MI. Previous years' events have included: Kinky Buffet, Judges/ Contestant Introductions, Pool Cookout, Mr Michigan Leather contest, cocktail parties, 2-day vendor mart, workshops, Victory Party + afterhours, Country-Western T-dance.
October, 2016 (TBC) The 31st annual MIC bowling tournament at The Super Bowl, 45100 Ford Rd, Canton, MI, Events included West side Bar Crawl and club nights. Host hotel: The Novi Sheraton, 21111 Haggerty Rd, Novi, MI. See website for updates: