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Ferndale Pride 2013

June 1, 2013. Neighborhood pride events. Street festival on W Nine Mile Road plus related events and activities throughout the week. Related events include the Southeast Michigan Dyke March, the Rainbow 5k Walk/Run, multiple club and bar events, “alley” and patio parties, dinners, art shows, and other events. Festivities expected to attract 10,000-15,000 people.
Entertainment, artisans, food and drinks
Motor City Pride 2013

June 8-9, 2013, annual festival & parade in Hart Plaza in downtown Motor City, with parade, riverside festival, beer garden, picnic, and more. See more info at their website.
34th Annual
Metra Picnic 2013

July 14, 2013, annual picnic - in 2012 was 10am-8pm at Salt River Park. Music, entertainment, BBQs & grills welcome, top DJs, food vendors, or BYO food  & drinks, Nickki Stevens shows, Chico's Boys male dancers, 16th Olympic,  Bush Games with Summers Eve. See website for 2013 event plans:
GLBTQ events in Lansing Michigan
Michigan Pride | Pride Ride

Mid-June, 2013. Friday White Party in Lansing's Old Town. Saturday 10am gathering at Adado Riverfront Park, march from 11am to the steps of the Michigan Capitol, rally at the Capitol, Diversity Festival, vendor booths/ food options, live entertainment 2-11pm.
Michigan International Gay Rodeo Association
Great Lakes RodeoFest 2013

July 26-28, 2013 annual rodeo at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Belleville, Michigan. Calf Roping on Foot, Chute Dogging, Mounted Breakaway, Team Roping, Bareback Bronc, GRAND ENTRY; Goat Dressing, Pole Bending, Steer Riding, Barrel Racing, Steer Decorating, Bull Riding, Flag Racing, Wild Drag Race. Entertainment, food, drinks, vendor booths. See website for ongoing events.
The Leather Expo V

September 13-15, 2013. Friday Detroit Bondage Club. Saturday The Main Event - 9pm DJ Mike Trombley, VIP lounge, meals/BBQ, ice penis shot lube, vortex maze on the patio, performance + demo stage, fantasy scene, tons of vendors. After hours private Foam Party! See website for more.
MML Leather Night
Mr Michigan Leather Weekend 2013

September 20-22, 2013, at Dunes Resort,  333 Blue Star Highway, Douglas, MI. Saturday Mr Michigan Leather XVIII leather contest, cocktail parties, pool cook-outs, vendors, workshops, afterhours, Country-Western T-dance.
Columbus Day Weekend
Motown Invitational Classic

October 11-13, 2013 Official theme for the 28th annual MIC bowling tournament: Halloween Fright Night 2013. Bowling tournament at Super Bowl, 45100 Ford Rd, Canton, MI. Events include West side Bar Crawl and club nights.
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