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Detroit and Lansing Bars, Clubs & Resto Lounges
DailyXtra Bar Events Listings

See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Detroit and Lansing areas, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
Columbus Day Weekend
Motown Invitational Classic

October 10-12, 2014 Official theme for the 29th annual MIC bowling tournament: Super Heroes and Villains 2014. Bowling tournament at The Super Bowl, 45100 Ford Rd, Canton, MI. Events include West side Bar Crawl and club nights. Host hotel: The Novi Sheraton, 21111 Haggerty Rd, Novi, MI.
Annual fundraising event

Each December annual Christmas FUN(d)raising exhibition and sale at ArtCite, 109 University Ave W, Windsor, ON, Canada. An opportunity for many area artists to exhibit and sell their works, with many pieces created specifically for this special exhibit by old and new Artcite members, most priced under $100.
A Friendly Neighborhood Vibe
Ferndale Pride 2015

May 30, 2015 (to be confirmed). 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.
Entertainment, artisans, food and drinks
Motor City Pride 2015

Early June, 2015 (to be confirmed), annual festival & parade in Hart Plaza in downtown Motor City, with parade, riverside festival, beer garden, picnic, and more. See more info at their facebook pages and website:
35th Annual
Metra Picnic 2014

July 13, 2014, 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 2014 event plans:
Pride on the Canadian Side
Windsor-Essex Pride Fest 2015

Early August, 2015, in Windsor Ontario. Includes Family Fun Day / Windsor-Essex Pride Fest at Riverfront Plaza, Pride Parade in Downtown Windsor and Sunday Pride Day, noon to 8pm at the Riverfront Festival Plaza, Downtown Windsor with entertainment stage. Other lead-up events begin in July - see website for updates:
GLBTQ events in Lansing Michigan
Michigan Pride 2015

August, 2015. Capitol Rally, annual Pride Parade and Pride Festival. The March to the Capitol steps typically begins at 1PM and leave from the Adado Riverfront Park. See website for updates.
MML XVIV Election Night
Mr Michigan Leather Weekend 2015

September 25-27, 2015. 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.
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