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Clinton Fall Festival Michigan

Clinton Fall Festival in Michigan is an event for people f all ages. Mom and dad, grandma and grandpa, and kids at home, everyone can visit and enjoy this festival together. There will be over two hundred and fifty booths for arts and crafts, a car show where almost five hundred cars will be displayed, live music, a parade, and a lot more fun at Clinton Fall Festival.

The Clinton Fall Festival is held every September in the village of Clinton, Michigan. You can plan a trip with your friends, family, or colleagues. It does not matter who you come with, but this is not an event you want to miss.

Inspired by the previous year’s success, they are trying to make it even better this year. Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels will perform their old and new hits.

There will be over two hundred booths displaying crafts, all of which are handmade. Crafters take a lot of pride in their work. Of the nearly hundred thousand visitors who attend this event, a good number of them are drawn in by these works of art.

There will be lots of fun events for kids. Whispering Pines Animal Kingdom Show will return this year. There will be an adventure center and mini Pedal Tractor Pull to get the kids involved.

History of Clinton Fall Festival

Clinton village is located near the River Raisin in the northeastern part of Lenawee County. It has been there since 1838 and is near the Irish Hills. The Clinton Fall Festival began in 1973 to bring people to the area and help local businesses. It has grown into a three-day event with lots of fun things to do.

After a 2 year hiatus, the Fall Festival 2022 is back! The festival this year will be open Friday and Saturday for everyone to place bids, and items will be available for pick up on Sunday. 

The next 49th Clinton Fall Festival in Clinton, Michigan, will be held on September 22, 23, and 24, 2023.

FAQs

  • Where do I park at the Clinton Fall Festival?

    Parking is provided at the high school on the east end of town, on the south side of Clinton at the Tecumseh products parking lot, and on the side streets of the town.

  • I have a handicap sticker, do you have handicap parking?

    Behind the village office on us 12 and also at first class antiques directly across from the village office.

  • Is there a shuttle service available?

    Yes, there is from 9:00 a.M. Till 6:00 p.M., Both Saturday and Sunday. The shuttle will run from the high school, tate park, and the parking lot south of town on Tecumseh Clinton road.

  • When will I know if my booth application has been accepted?

    All acceptance letters should be out by the end of July. If you have not heard, please call our fall festival office at 1-517-456-7396.

  • I have sent pictures of my craft; when will they be returned to me?

    All pictures are held until all booths have been filled; pictures will be returned after the festival.

  • I am running for a government office and would like to be in your parade and pass out literature. Who do I contact?

    It is our policy to have no political people in any of our festival events, so just come and enjoy the festival and leave your brochures at home.

  • I belong to a non-profit group that would like to make money through a fundraiser. Can I do something through your festival?

    The best way to make money through our festival is to sell our cash raffle tickets for $3.00 and keep half the profit. You need a tax id and must be 18 years of age to sell tickets. For information, please call our festival office at 1-517-456-7396. We also have a non-profit area where you may set up a table and sell things (tickets for raffles, face painting, baked goods, etc.). More information can be supplied through the festival office, please call the above number.

  • What if my child gets lost, or I lose other items while attending the festival?

    The fall festival headquarters is located at hometown pizza on Michigan ave. Will have all the lost items that are found. We have a p.A. System making announcements throughout the festival, and it can be heard all over the village.

  • If I am going to visit relatives or friends in Clinton on Sunday, the day of the big parade, what time should I be in town to avoid all the detours?

    Everyone should be in town by 12:00 noon. The parade route gets closed off around 1:00, and no outside traffic is let through.

  • What if I have a medical emergency while attending the festival?

    Clinton Fall Festival volunteers will be at various parts of town wearing orange shirts. Contact one of them. Two-way radios will be at the community center on Tecumseh Clinton rd, the fire department on the main four corners of town, the village office at the east end of town (temporary police station), and at the fall festival headquarters in the middle of town on the north side of the street.

Contact Information

Clinton Fall Festival
PO Box 205
Clinton, MI 49236
https://www.facebook.com/clintonfallfestival/
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Growing up in Detroit, Amanda is a Michigan State University alumnus. She feels incredibly lucky to live in Detroit, and much more, to spend her days promoting the Detroit area as a travel destination.