icon fb icon tw icon insta icon wp
Summerfest Sign

Friday, June 21  - 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday, June 22 - 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Each year, Downtown Auburn Hills hosts a two-day summer extravaganza celebrating all things summer! These two days are filled with fun, food, music, and great activities the whole family can enjoy. Some activities include:

  • Live music
  • Kidz Korner: Inflatables & Games
  • Arts & Craft fair
  • Mayor & City Council ice cream social 
  • "By the River" Classic Car show
  • LipSync & Karaoke contest  
  • Dodgeball tournament 
  • FOOD!
  • BBQ Contest
  • Dancing
  • Pet Parade
  • And more!

Summerfest Schedule and Entertainment at the NEW Amphitheater  

Friday, June 21st                                                                                                                         

4:00pm - Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for Amphitheater & Splash Pad with Art Unveiling

4:00pm - BBQ Cook Off begins

5:00pm - DJ, Music, and Announcements

5:00pm - Sidewalk Chalk Contest

6:00pm - Teen Dodgeball Tournament

6:30pm - Ice Cream Social

7:00pm - Lip Sync Battle  

8 - 10:00 pm - Your Generation in Concert                                                                                                                                                   

Saturday, June 22nd                          

10:00am - "By the River" Classic Car Show

11:00am - Street performers, Pet Parade, and Grandma's Bake Shop Opens

11:30am - Pet Parade Awards            

11:45am - Cupcake Walk 

12:00pm - BBQ Cook Off Judging

12:00pm - Guy Louis

1:00pm - Colin Dexter as Elvis  

2:00pm - Karaoke Contest

2:30pm - Car Show Awards                                                                                

3:00pm - BBQ Contest Awards

3:30pm - Athens Creek

5:00pm - Hula Hoop Contest
5:30pm - Smoke & Embers

7:00pm - Dance Contest with prizes

8 - 10:00pm -  Boogie Dynamite                         

Wondering where to park?

Summerfest Event Map Key
The Annual Auburn Hills BBQ Cook-off!
  The Auburn Hills Summerfest Arts & Craft Fair        The Auburn Hills "By the River" Car Show
Want to learn more?

 Summerfest Craft Fair

Want to share your craft?
Apply here!


poster 2017  final small

Join us as we cruise "By the River"


Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors:

Premier Sponsors

Genisys  AH Optimist Club - Copy  DDA-LOGO 

Contributing Sponsors

Duffy’s Pub
Little Caesars Pizza 
Rainbow Childcare Center
Sonesta Suites
The River Church