March 12, 2016, 9pm-2am at UFO Factory. POST PUNK / NEW WAVE / GOTH STUFF / KRAUT ROCK / DISCO / POWERPOP / FUN / ETC ETC ETC….SPECIAL GUEST DJ SHELLS. NO COVER. P.S. HAMMS $2 ALWAYS! & FREE POPCORN.
March 17 + 19, 2016, 7pm-2am at Inferno. Thursday 18+ party Raffles, Green Draft, Free food, Drink Specials, Show starting at 10:30pm; Saturday - Inferno’s first anniversary celebration, Cabaret Showtime 10:30pm with Host Sapphire Dee-Lite and performances by Sapphire Dee-Lite.
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 10, 2016 (TBC), 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:
Late-August, 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: