Upcoming Events for Novi, Michigan

Looking for a great way to spend your last summer weekends?

Are you planning to go to the Michigan State Fair?

Novi, Michigan is the place to be during the next two weekends. There are a number of entertaining events to attend from going to a fantastic farmers market and spending one of your last summer days at the park to heading over to the Michigan State Fair at the Suburban Collection Showplace and attending the Shrine Circus.

Please take a minute and scan through the local news to see how the Novi Police Department is working to keep you safe and the upcoming weekend events in Novi, Michigan.

Local News: Novi Police Department Offers Parking Lots for Craigslist Transactions

Have you ever wanted to sell something on Craigslist, but felt too uncomfortable with a stranger coming to your home? The Novi Police Department has stepped up to help keep those who buy and sell on Craigslist safe.

According to the City of Novi’s website, a study conducted in 2010 showed that 50 million people had used Craigslist. Out of that 50 million, 330 crimes, 12 murders and 105 robberies and assaults were linked to Craigslist.

To help keep you safe, the Novi Police Department has opened up their parking lot or front lobby to conduct Craigslist transactions. Recommendations to help keep you safe include:

  • Only accepting cash or cashier checks.
  • Only performing transactions during weekdays while banks are open.
  • Never go alone.

The Novi Police Department is located at:

  • 45125 Ten Mile Road
  • Novi, Michigan 48375
  • Non-Emergency Phone Number is: 248-348-7100

Novi’s Farmers Market

  • Every Saturday from June 28th to September 13th
  • 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Civic Center Campus
  • 45175 W 10 Mile Rd, Novi, MI

There are only a few weeks left before the Novi Farmers Market closes for the year. Make sure to come by this Saturday and get a taste of all the Michigan made and Michigan grown products. Plus, you won’t want to miss The Detroit Eastern Market stand.

Pavilion Shore Park – Play In The Park Day

  • August 23rd
  • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • 43390 Thirteen Mile Road, Novi, Mi

Take your family out for a day in the park and celebrate the last days of summer at the “Play In The Park Day”. You can end the summer with a day of fishing, music and games all at the beautiful Pavilion Shore Park in Novi.

2014 Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair

  • August 29th - September 1st
  • Friday – Sunday:  Open from 10:00 am -11:00 pm
  • Monday open from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Suburban Collection Showplace
  • 46100 Grand River Avenue, between Novi and Beck Roads in Novi, MI

We are excited to announce that for the third year in a row, Novi, Michigan is hosting the Michigan State Fair.

You can enjoy livestock exhibits, entertainment tents, beer tents, and yes... the Shrine Circus will be back performing daily at 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm.

Ticket Information:

  • Adults: $6 in advance and $8 at the door,
  • Children (ages 2-12): $5 in advance and $6 at the door,
  • Children under the age of 2 are provided with free admission as long as they are with a paid adult
  • Fair Entry and Circus: $20 in advance and $23 at the door,
  • Fair Entry and Ride: $25 in advance and $23 at the door,
  • Ultimate Wrist band: $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

For more information, please see: Michigan State Fair.


Novi, Michigan is a family-friendly town that has an exciting list of fun activities planned for the last days of summer before school starts. In addition, the Novi Police Department has gone a step beyond in protecting the citizens of the community by offering a place for Craigslist buyers and sellers a safe place to conduct transactions. With so many exciting things happening in Novi, what will you be planning to attend?