Community Events



American Legion
Hill-Gazette post #143, 96 Churchill Rd, Auburn Hills, will be hosting an Americanism Dinner on Saturday, April 8th for our Law Enforcement and Firefighters. Tickets are $15.00 at the door, Cocktails at 6 pm, Dinner at 7 pm, Awards at 8 pm. For more info, call 248-852-4880. Thank you.


26th Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Bonnet Contest 
Children of all ages are invited to hunt for Easter treats, enter the Annual Easter Bonnet Contest, and have their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny! Adults- don't forget to enter the traditional "Egg Toss"! There will be a $2per child fee for attending the event, payable from your car as you enter the park. Saturday, April 15, 2017
Egg Hunt:  12 noon 
Bonnet Contest: 12:15PM- Children's categories: Best Auburn Hills Spirit, Most Creative, Prettiest, and Most Patriotic. Adult category: Easter Bunny's Favorite
Photos: 12:15PM inside the Community Center - $5 per photo (pay at event)
Adult Egg Toss: 1PM on the lawn
Fee:  $2 per child payable at event
Note: Hunt areas are spread throughout the park. The age categories are: 3 & under, 4-6, 7-9, 10 & up

Arbor Day - April 28th
Join fellow neighbors & City Officials celebrating across America on this day as we plant a symbolic tree in recognition of our 18th Annual Arbor Day.  You will also receive valuable information on how to properly care for trees.  Stay tuned to for updates on the location and timing of this year’s Arbor Day celebration.

Paddlepalooza – June 3rd
The 9th Annual Paddlepalooza canoe/kayak race and river event is co-sponsored by the City of Auburn Hills and the City of Rochester Hills.  The event will take place on an 8-mile stretch of the Clinton River, beginning at Riverside Park in downtown Auburn Hills and ending at the Rivercrest Banquet Center at Avon & Livernois.  Event includes a race for seasoned paddlers (canoe and kayak) or an untimed, adventure paddle for individuals to paddle the river…both options include fun on the water, great scenery, wildlife and lots of fresh air!  Pre-registration is advised, for registration form click here .

River Day Fishing Derby – June 10th
The 14th Annual River Day Fishing Derby offers youths 16 & under a chance to fish and participate in this free annual contest on the banks of the Clinton River.  Raffle prizes plus River Day t-shirts for all the kids.

“Friday Nights” Downtown Music Series
Come and enjoy a variety of great live entertainment by the river with downtown specials on Friday nights for our 10th summer season at Riverside Park.   June 2 – August 18, 7:00pm – 8:30pm (No June 30th)

Summerfest – June 23rd – 24th
Enjoy food, fun, art, live entertainment and more at the annual Summerfest event June 23-24 in downtown Auburn Hills.  Both days are filled with fun for the whole family!  Mark your calendars now and look for details in the summer issue of the Review and on our website at
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Barbecue Cook-Off
  • ColorMeExtradorinary 5K Family Fun Run                                                                                                                                                        
  • Car Show “By the River”
  • Arts & Craft Fair
  • Live music
  • Kidz Korner games
  • Teen Dodgeball, music and more!
DIA Inside/Out program    
Auburn Hills is one of the area communities that are able to boast the installation of Detroit Institute of Arts reproductions this summer.  These wonderful art pieces will be located in a new, walkable “outdoor gallery” in and around the downtown area of Auburn Hills from August to October.  Self-guided tours are encouraged as each piece of art includes a brief description. Once completed you will be able to download the map at and use it as your guide to explore the art in downtown!  Look for details on our website regarding the kick-off event and upcoming programming in coordination with the DIA Inside/Out program.

The Inside/Out program is funded through a partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, one of whose goals is to foster the arts.