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.
May 20-22, 2016  Jonesville Riverfest  Downtown Jonesville, MI   The 42nd Annual Jonesville Riverfest is May 20, 21, and 22nd, 2015! Lots of races, car shows, and vendors, great weekend fun!! Riverfest celebrates Jonesville's connection to the St. Joseph River, an integral part of the town's early history that helped make it a center of commerce in Hillsdale County.
May 21, 2016  Jonesville Riverfest Car & Bike Show  Downtown Jonesville, MI  26th Annual Jonesville Car & Bike Show, Saturday, May 21st, 2016 from 9:00am-3:00pm at the G. Carl Fast Memorial Park. For more information call 517-425-0428.
May 31, 2016  Circus Pages  115 S. Broad St. Hillsdale, MI   Tuesday, May 31, 2016 the Circus is coming to Hillsdale! 2 Shows at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. @ the Hillsdale Co. Fairgrounds!
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 3-4, 2016  Hillsdale Relay for Life  115 S. Broad St. Hillsdale, MI   Relay for Life scheduled for Friday, June 3rd - Saturday, June 4th, 2016! Stop down at the Hillsdale County Fairgrounds and show your support!
June 12 -18, 2016  Hillsdale Hostel: Ancient Roots of Western Civilization   33 E College St. Hillsdale, MI   Ancient Roots of Western Civilization Class offered at Hillsdale College starting June 12-18, 2016. For more information call 888-886-1174 or email
June 15, 2016  Kid's Fest  115 S. Broad St. Hillsdale, MI  Come Join in the fun of Kid's Fest! Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 10:00am-3:00pm. Kids’ Fest is a free event designed to help children learn about important topics while having fun! Located at the Hillsdale County Fairgrounds. Sponsored by American One Credit Union.
June 16th - June 18th  Annual City-Wide Garage Sales  City of Hillsdale, MI   Annual City-Wide Garage Sales will be held on Thursday, June 16th through Saturday, June 18th in the City of Hillsdale. Contact the Hillsdale Daily News for sale locations & other Sale information.
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 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  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
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.
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.