Summer in West Michigan: Events, festivals and what’s canceled

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The coronavirus pandemic has forced communities to postpone, re-imagine or cancel many events that typically make up the fabric of a West Michigan summer.

We’re working to keep you updated on the changes and cancellations in one place. Below, we’ve posted events normally scheduled for June, July, August and September in alphabetical order.

Note: This information is subject to change. Check back for developments on woodtv.com.

JUNE 2020

EASTOWN BIZARRE BAZAAR 2020
June 27 event in Grand Rapids canceled. | Details

ELECTRIC FOREST MUSIC FESTIVAL
June 25-28 event in Rothbury canceled; expected to return in 2021. | Details

FIFTH THIRD BANK SUMMER CONCERTS AT MEIJER GARDENS
Full 2020 season canceled. | Details

FOUNDERS FEST 2020
June 13 event canceled. | Details

GRAND HAVEN ARTS FESTIVAL
June 27-July 6 event is now a virtual with art displayed online. | Details

GRAND RAPIDS ASIAN PACIFIC FESTIVAL
June 12-13 event canceled. | Details

GRAND RAPIDS FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Downtown event canceled; now the Virtual Arts Festival, to stream on woodtv.com | Details

GRAND RAPIDS PRIDE FESTIVAL
June 20 event canceled. | Details

GRAND RAPIDS TRIATHLON
June 14 event canceled; virtual run will take place. | Details

KALAMAZOO PRIDE FESTIVAL
June 5-6 event canceled. | Details

MEIJER LPGA CLASSIC
June 11-14 event rescheduled for October. Now October make-up dates also canceled. | Details

MSU GRAND FONDO 2020
June 27 event canceled. | Details

“REMEMBER WHEN” VINTAGE CAR SHOW & CRUISE
June 5 event in Holland has been canceled. | Details

TASTE OF MUSKEGON
June 19-28 event goes virtual with special dishes for takeout. | Details

JULY 2020

BARRY COUNTY FAIR
July 20-25 event canceled; will return in 2021. | Details

BATTLE CREEK CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL
Still scheduled for July 18. | Details

BATTLE CREEK FIELD OF FLIGHT
July 1-5 airshow and balloon festival canceled. | Details

BERLIN FAIR (MARNE)
Still scheduled for July 6-11. | Details

GRAND HAVEN COAST GUARD FESTIVAL
June 24 – Aug. 4 event canceled. | Details

IONIA FREE FAIR
The July 16-25 event canceled. | Details

KALAMAZOO COUNTY YOUTH FAIR
Aug. 11-15 event canceled. | Details

KENT COUNTY YOUTH FAIR
Still scheduled for Aug. 10-15 in Lowell. | Details

LAKESHORE ART FESTIVAL
July 3-4 event in Muskegon canceled. | Details

MUSKEGON BIKE TIME
July 16-19 event canceled; expected to return 2021.| Details

MUSKEGON ROCKSTOCK & CARNIVAL
July 1-5 carnival and accompanying concert canceled; postponed until 2021. | Details

OTTAWA COUNTY FAIR
July 27 – Aug. 1 event in Holland has been canceled. | Details

UPHEAVAL FESTIVAL 2020
July 16 event canceled; postponed to June 2021. | Details

VAN BUREN COUNTY YOUTH FAIR
July 20-25 event in Hartford canceled; expected to return in 2021. | Details

AUGUST 2020

28TH STREET METRO CRUISE
Aug. 21-22 event canceled; will return in 2021. | Details

B-93 BIRTHDAY BASH
Canceled; rescheduled for 2021. | Details

BRONCO FEST
Event in August canceled. Virtual alternatives being explored. | Details

GRAND RAPIDS DOZYNKI POLISH HARVEST FESTIVAL
Aug. 28 event canceled. | Details

GRAND RAPIDS YASSOU! GREEK FEST
Still scheduled for Aug. 21-23. | Details

GRAND RAPIDS HISPANIC FESTIVAL
Aug. 7 event canceled. | Details

GREAT LAKES SURF FEST
Still scheduled for Aug. 15 at Pere Marquette Beach. | Details

HUDSONVILLE COMMUNITY FAIR
Aug. 24-29 fair canceled. | Details

IRISH ON IONIA
Late summer makeup date in Grand Rapids now canceled. | Details

KALAMAZOO RIBFEST
Aug. 1 event canceled. | Details

MUSKEGON SUMMER WINE UP
Aug. 1 reschedule date (from June 13) now canceled. | Details

NATIONAL BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL
Still scheduled for Aug. 6-9 in South Haven. | Details

POSITIVELY WARREN GOLF CLASSIC
Aug. 24 event canceled, planned to come back next year. |Details

SPARTA CELTIC FESTIVAL
Aug. 7-8 event canceled; will return in 2021. | Details

SEPTEMBER 2020

ALLEGAN COUNTY FAIR
Sept. 11-19 event canceled; will return in 2021. | Details

ARTPRIZE 2020
Sept. 16 to Oct. 4 event canceled; will not be rescheduled. | Details

PAW PAW WINE & HARVEST FESTIVAL
Sept. 11-13 event canceled; will return in 2021.


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