Spending the summer in Ann Arbor, Michigan?
Are you planning to do some fun things this summer with friends and family?
Need help brainstorming a few ideas?
Ann Arbor’s events and festivals have something to offer everyone all summer long. Ask any local or University of Michigan alum - you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more exciting, beautiful place to spend summer days and nights than the Ann Arbor area. In June, you’ll find art, street fairs, Restaurant Week, and more.
Top of the Park Series: a three-week event full to the brim of classic summer activities. Top of the Park is part of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, and features 150+ events in the early summer. You can experience a mix of live music and other events running at 5pm, 6 nights a week. Some of the events are free and there’s a combination of indoor and outdoor activities.
Movies in the Park: although part of the Top of the Park Series, Movies in the Park deserves its own space on our list because it’s a great, relaxing event for the whole family! Enjoy a popular flick in the great outdoors, shown at the Rackham stage. Movies start at 10pm.
Cinetopia Film Festival: speaking of movies, Ann Arbor’s own film festival is a spectacular event, showcasing dozens of films from world famous festivals like Cannes, Sundance, and SXSW. The festival includes many Michigan movie premieres and some national premieres.
Sonic Lunch: this rocking Ann Arbor summer tradition runs the entire season and features local bands and musicians as well as music from out-of-towners. You can catch the live music on Thursdays at Liberty Street and Division Street starting at 11:30am.
Taste of Ann Arbor: if you’re thinking, “okay, let’s get to the food!” right about now, the Taste of Ann Arbor more than delivers. Take advantage of this event and sample from the diverse palette of Ann Arbor restaurants all in one spot, on Main Street between Washington Street and William Street. Bring the kids along for some fun activities, too. You can buy tickets for Taste at the event.
Weber’s Restaurant and Boutique Hotel: a great spot for live music, a relaxing weekend stay, or a fun night with friends this summer or year-round! Enjoy the heat on the outdoor terrace, choose from a great selection of wine in Ann Arbor at the Ventura, or experience live jazz every Sunday night.
To learn more, read our article titled “The Best Summer Activities in Ann Arbor.”
The list of summer activities in Ann Arbor is truly endless! But our picks for the best will help you plan a fun and eventful summer for the whole family whether you’re a local or just passing through. Give us call for help planning your summer this year! Weber’s is a great spot to host gatherings or just get away from it all with a glass of wine in Ann Arbor. Call today to make a reservation.