Events In and Around Hillsdale

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May - October   Hillsdale County Farmer's Market  Downtown Hillsdale, MI  Come see what fresh and green really mean at the Hillsdale County Farmer's Market on the historic Courthouse Square, open seasonally each Saturday morning from mid-May through October.
June 1, 2016  Wicker Works Sale  501 W. Carleton, Hillsdale, Michigan  Watson Trading Company started business in 1961 and is a leading importer of wicker baskets and packaging supplies in the United States. Located in Hillsdale, Michigan, our 200,000 square foot warehouse allows us room to purchase and stock large volumes of merchandise. Thus, providing our customers with quality products at affordable prices in a timely manner.
June 28, 2016  Tuesdays In the Park Concert Series  Mrs. Stock's Park  Cory Champion will kick off our 2016 Summer season at 7:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and come enjoy the show!
July 3, 2016  Hillsdale County Great American Parade  Downtown Hillsdale  The 2016 Great American Parade will be held at 6:00 p.m. on July 3, 2016 in the City of Hillsdale. This is a community event that bring thousands of people to our downtown and surrounding areas to kick-off the Independence Day holiday. The parade will have over 200 entries and its estimated over 3,500 people will line the streets to view the parade.
July 5, 2016  Tuesdays In the Park Concert Series  Mrs. Stock's Park  Pat Taylor will continue the 2016 line-up on July 5, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Bring you chair or blanket and enjoy the sights and sounds at Mrs. Stock's Park!
July 10-16, 2016  Hillsdale Hostel: Economic Theories & Controversies  33 E. College St. Hillsdale, MI   Economic Theories & Controversies Class offered at Hillsdale College starting July 10-16, 2016. For more information call 888-886-1174 or email
July 12, 2016  Tuesdays In the Park Concert Series  Mrs. Stock's Park  The July 12, 2016 concert will showcase "The Unforgettables"...a show that you certainly won't want to "forget"!!!
July 15, 2016  Classic Car Cruise-In  173 E. South St. Hillsdale, MI  Johnny T's Bistro is hosting a Classic Car Cruise-In on Friday, July 15th, 2016 from 5:00pm - 9:00pm! Stop on down and join in on the fun and with cool cars and live entertainment!! Public welcomed- No entry fee!! Door Prizes for registered cars!
July 16, 2016  25th Annual Hillsdale County Summerfest  Hillsdale County Fairgrounds  FREE family fun for all ages! Classic car & Motorcycle Show; Beer Tent; Antique Appraisals; Production by the Sauk Theater; Historical Presentation; Corn-Hole Tournament; Antique Tractors; Remote Control Cars & Track; Live Entertainment; Horseshoe Tournament
July 16, 2016  Summerfest: Car Show  115 S. Broad St., Hillsdale, MI   Hillsdale County Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 25th Annual Summerfest: Car Show on Saturday, July 16, 2016!
July 16, 2016  Palettes and Petals Art & Garden Tour  320 W. Bacon Rd. Hillsdale, MI   Perennial Park is hosting this event for all ages! Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. come visit and check out great handmade items, crafts and more!! For more information contact: 517-437-2422.
July 17-20, 2016  Hillsdale Hostel: Abraham Lincoln & the Civil War  33 E. College St. Hillsdale, MI   Abraham Lincoln & the Civil War Class offered at Hillsdale College starting July 17-20, 2016. For more information call 888-886-1174 or email
July 19, 2016  Tuesdays In the Park Concert Series  Mrs. Stock's Park  The July 19th concert will feature the "Marcella Sisters", always a city favorite! Come early to get a good seat and to enjoy Mrs. Stock's Park during the colorful summer months!
July 26, 2016  Tuesdays In the Park Concert Series  Mrs. Stock's Park  The Refiners Fire Brass Quintet will add heat to our summer series on July 26, 2016 at Mrs. Stock's Park. Bring your blanket and sun screen for this HOT show!
August 2, 2016  Tuesdays In the Park Concert Series  Mrs. Stock's Park  The "Band of Terra/Bob Pogue" will wrap up the 2016 series with a August 2, 2016 show that is sure to leave Hillsdale with great memories of the summer. We can't wait to see you at Mrs. Stock's Park for the last "Tuesdays In the Park concert"!
August 2, 2016  Special Election   11 E. Bacon St. Hillsdale, MI  A Special Election will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 to fill vacant council seats in Ward II & Ward III in the City of Hillsdale.
August 6, 2016  Molly's Glitter Run 5k  Owen Memorial Park-Baw Beese Lake, Hillsdale, MI  3rd Annual Glitter Run on Saturday, August 6th, 2016. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The 5k run/walk begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by the kids fun run in the park.
August 27, 2016  Free Fest at Hillsdale Free Methodist Church  Hillsdale FREE Methodist Church, 150 Union Street  Free Fest is a family fun carnival open to the community and EVERYTHING IS FREE! (no strings attached). In the past, Free Fest has included: inflatables, cookout lunch from 11-1, face painting, carnival games & prizes, balloon animals, cotton candy, snow cones, photo booth, and much more! The event is held from 11:00 am until 2:00 p.m. You can find out more at
September 9-11, 2016  Indiana Outboard Races  Baw Beese Lake- Launching from Owen Memorial Park, Hillsdale MI  The Indiana Outboard Association is one of many regional clubs that organize and run outboard regattas. It is an Indiana not-for-profit corporation with active members from several states.
September 10, 2016  Garden Tea Party and Open House  1620 Barber Dr, Hillsdale, MI   On Saturday, September 10th, 2016 from 2:30pm - 4:30pm Join the celebration of the Barber House Children's Garden at the Arboretum. Sampling of herbal teas and garden treats, don't forget to wear your best outdoor party hat!
September 11, 2016  Annual Fly-In & Pancake Dinner  1697 Airport Rd., Hillsdale, MI   The Hillsdale Exchange Club has moved its annual Pancake Breakfast and Fly-In from the last weekend in June to the second weekend in September. The 2016 event will be held at Hillsdale County Airport on Sunday September 11, 2016 with breakfast beginning at 7:00 AM.
September 25th - October 1st   Hillsdale County Fair  115 S. Broad St. Hillsdale, MI   "The Most Popular Fair on Earth" People from all over Michigan and the surrounding areas await the return of the Hillsdale County Fair each fall and the traditional and time enhanced old favorites they have come to expect and treasure over the years.
September 28, 2016  Justin Moore in Concert  115 S. Broad St. Hillsdale, MI   Hillsdale County Fair Headliner Justin Moore in Concert, Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7:30p.m. Tickets for the show go on sale at 8 a.m. May 19 at the Hilsldale County Fair Office and at Star Tickets, (800) 585-3737 or
December 10, 2016  Winter Lights Festival  1620 Barber Dr. Hillsdale, MI   On Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm stop by the Barber House Children's Garden which will be illuminated by thousands of lights, creating a winter wonderland. Hot chocolate inside for warming up and you can make an ornament to take home.