North American International Auto Show-January, www.naias.com
 
Plymouth International Ice Sculpture Festival- January, www.plymouthicefestival.org

Motown Winter Blast
- February, www.winterblast.com

Autorama
- March, www.autorama.com

Spring Detroit Restaurant Week- April, www.detroitrestaurantweek.com

Detroit Tigers Opening Day- April, detroit.tigers.mlb.com

Metro Times Blowout- April, blowout.metrotimes.com

Eastern Market Flower Day- May, www.detroiteasternmarket.com

Movement: Detroit Electronic Music Festival- May, www.movement.us

Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix- May/June, www.detroitgp.com

Motor City Pride- June, www.motorcitypride.org

WYCD Downtown Hoedown- May/June, www.wycd.com

Autopalooza- May-September 2013, www.autopalooza.org

Arab Dearborn International Festival- July www.americanarab.com

Detroit River Days- June, www.detroitriverdays.com

Target Fireworks- June, www.theparade.org

Stars & Stripes Festival
- June, www.starsandstripesfest.com

American Power Boat Association (APBA) Gold Cup- July, www.gold-cup.com

Concert of Colors- July, www.concertofcolors.com

Maker Faire at The Henry Ford- July, www.thehenryford.org

Orchard Lake Fine Art & Craft Show- July, www.hotworks.com

Arab and Chaldean World Festival- July, www.arabandchaldeanfestival.com

Concours d’Elegance of America- July, www.concoursusa.org

Music Fest 4 Vets- July, michiganvetfest.com

African World Festival- August, www.maah-detroit.org

Woodward Dream Cruise- August, www.woodwarddreamcruise.com

Selfridge Air Show- August (held every other year), www.selfridgeairshow.org

Prep Kickoff Classic- August, www.detroitsports.org

Michigan Renaissance Festival- August/September, www.michrenfest.com

Arts, Beats & Eats Festival- Labor Day weekend, www.artsbeatseats.com

Detroit Jazz Festival- Labor Day weekend, www.detroitjazzfest.com

Michigan Peach Festival of Romeo- Labor Day weekend, www.peachfestromeo.com

Arts & Apples Festival- September, www.artandapples.com

DIY Street Fair- September, www.diystreetfair.com

Northville Victorian Festival- September, www.northville.org

Fall Detroit Restaurant Week- Fall, www.detroitrestaurantweek.com

Detroit Free Press Flagstar Bank Marathon- October,www.freepmarathon.com

Big Bright Light Show- Mid-November-Early January, www.downtownrochestermi.com

America’s Thanksgiving Parade- Thanksgiving Day, www.theparade.org

Holiday Nights at Greenfield Village-Weekends in December, www.thehenryford.org

Noel Night-December, www.detroitmidtown.com

NCAA Motor City Bowl- December, www.littlecaesarspizzabowl.com

Detroit and Metro-Detroit events:

Detroit and Metro-Detroit events:

*North American International Auto Show (January)

*Plymouth International Ice Sculpture Spectacular (January)

*Detroit Autorama (February)

*Detroit Electronic Music Festival (Memorial Day weekend)

*Birmingham Fine Arts Festival (May)

*Greektown Arts Festival (May)

*WYCD Downtown Hoedown (May)

*Arab International Festival (June)

*Red Bull Air Race World Series (June 13 & 14

*Wyandotte Street Art Fair (June)

*Comerica Cityfest (June)

*GM Riverdays in (June)

*Target fireworks in (June)

*Arab & Chaldean World Festival (July)

*Carribean International Festival (August)

*African World Festival (August)

*Festival of India (August)

*Highland Games (August)

*Autopalooza August, consisted of:

Meadowbrook Concours de' Elegance (First weekend)

Cruisin' Motor Cities

Detroit Festival of Speed and Style

Woodward Dream Cruise (third weekend)

IRL Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, ALMS Detroit Sports Car Challenge, & SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge GT Championship (all postponed in 2009 due to tough economic conditions)

*Chrystler Arts, Beats, and Eats (Labor Day weekend)

*Detroit International Jazz Festival (Labor Day weekend)

*Hamtramck Polish Festival (August & September)

*Michigan Renaissance Festival (August & September)

*Michigan State Fair (August & September)

*Birmingham Common Ground Sanctuary Art in the Park (September)

*Dally in the Ally (September)

*Rochester Art & Apples Festival (September)

*Northville's Victoria Festival (September)

*Northville Oktoberfest (October)

*Downtown Royal Oak Music Festival (November)

*America's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Thanksgiving Day)

*Detroit Christmas Tree Lighting (November)

* NCAA Motor City Bowl (December)