Outdoor Concerts and Movies in Oakland County

The sounds and sights of music and film are set to be seen in parks across Oakland County this summer. Whether you want to dance the night away or watch your favorite movie under the stars, pack up a blanket, a pillow or two, a picnic basket, and use our list of outdoor summer concerts and movies to plan an evening of outdoor entertainment.

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July is Park & Recreation Month in Oakland County 

Crooked Lake at Independence Oaks

Join Oakland County as we honor National Park and Recreation Month to shine a light on the essential role parks play in building strong, vibrant and resilient communities.

This month is also an opportunity to recognize the many dedicated parks and recreation employees who work hard every day to maintain our county and community parks and to provide excellent recreation programming and services for Oakland County residents and visitors. 

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2023 Oakland County Fair

The annual Oakland County Fair returns July 7-16 and people from all across Michigan will be arriving on the fairgrounds at Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg, Michigan to celebrate over a week of family-friendly fun. From carnival rides to a petting zoo and stage shows, the fair is going to be one of Oakland County’s hottest destination spots to create a lifetime of memories this summer.

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Picnic Shelters at Oakland County Parks

The weather is warm, the sun is shining, the birds are chirping – picnic season is here! Think about hosting your next family reunion, graduation party, company picnic, birthday party or other special event at an Oakland County Parks (OCP) picnic shelter.

  • Different sites can accommodate 20-500 guests
  • Sites include large outdoor cooking grills, sand volleyball and horseshoes pits
  • Special packages for mobile recreation units – including climbing towers and inflatables – are available (call Mobile Recreation at 248-858-0916 for more information)
  • Individuals/groups bring their own food or caterer for picnics and parties
  • Please note that any merchandise to be sold, banners, etc. must obtain prior OCP approval

Check out photos of OCP’s picnic shelters.

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