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Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

Clawson Lions Club “Mint Week”
Keep in mind all proceeds do go to charity! Please keep an eye open for Clawson Lions at 14 Mile & Main Street, Julian Bros Bakery, Diversified Credit Union and Ace Hardware!

All-Class Clawson High School Reunion
Clawson City Park Pavilion
Visit with Clawson students both young and old to share memories of growing up and attending school in our city. The coffee and donuts will be provided, you just bring the stories and pictures! Contact Jake Stirnemann at (248) 506-5102 or to volunteer your help!
Tuesday, September 12

Fall Color Bash (formerly Relay for Life event)
Clawson City Park
Family fun for everyone! Included in the day will be a chili cookoff, cancer survivor lounge, kids craft center, artisan market, bounce house, luminaria ceremony, live bands, food trucks and much more! Call (248) 663-3510 for more info!
Saturday, September 16

Clawson Lions/District Lions 11A-2 JDRF Walk
Milliken State Park 1900 Atwater Street Detroit, Mi. 48207
Help stamp out Diabetes by joining or donating to this one-mile walk along the Detroit Riverwalk! Visit the JDRF website at for more information.
Sunday, September17
Registration 8:30am/Walk 9:30am

Clawson Farmers Market
Clawson City Park
The Market is located on the corner of Elmwood and Custer in the heart of Clawson. The many vendors include farmers, food (baked goods, lunch, etc.), crafters, musician, community information and more. Flower Day is May 21! The Farmers Market is seeking sponsorship for musicians and special events! Email for info!
May 21 - September 24
Every Sunday 9am to 1pm

Fall Festival & Car Show
Clawson City Park
Celebrate the beginning of fall with an afternoon of fun with the Parks & Rec Department! The day includes free hayrides, farm animals, free inflatables (don’t forget your socks) and baked goods for sale. The day ends with a bonfire conducted by the Clawson Fire Department. Car show information can be found at, proceeds will benefit Veteran’s Food Pantry. Included this year is a Donut Dash 5K and Taste of the Town, contact if you are interested in those events.
Sunday, October 1          3 to 6pm / Bonfire at 6:15pm
Car show registration 8a / Judging 10a / Trophies 2:30p

Clawson Fire Department Open House
Open House - 111 Gardner
The Fire Department will be visiting local schools during Fire Prevention Week (Oct 9-13) to share why this year’s theme, “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” is so important. It reinforces why everyone needs to have an escape plan! All residents are welcome to stop by the open house and talk to the firefighters, as well as see the demonstrations.
Sunday, October 15
Noon to 3pm

Prayer Breakfast
Hunter Community Center
This Clawson Community Coalition/Chamber of Commerce event is a great opportunity for people of many faiths to come together for inspiration and reflection. Contact Beverly Owens at (248) 546-9777 with questions. R.S.V.P by October 18th.
Tuesday, October 24
7:30 to 9am

Trick-or-Treasure Time
Downtown Clawson
Kids in costume will travel through the downtown businesses collecting allergy-free treats and maybe a few tricks along the way! Find more information about this Downtown Development Authority (DDA) event at!
Saturday, October 28
Noon to 3pm

The Great Pubkin Crawl
Downtown Clawson
This bit of Halloween fun allows adult ‘kids’ in costume to enjoy food & drink specials at our favorite downtown spots. Register at Leon & Lulu, then head out for the spirits! Find more info about this DDA event at!
Saturday, October 28
Registration 6-7pm

Trick or Treat Trail
Clawson City Park
Sponsored by Clawson Youth Assistance and Parks & Recreation, bring a flashlight and bag for all that you’ll collect from local businesses and organizations! All children must be with an adult. Stay and enjoy cider and donuts after!
Sunday, October 29
6 to 7:30pm

Toys for Goodfellows
City Hall / Hunter Community Center
Please help this community organization see that “no child goes without a Christmas.” Drop boxes will be available to donate toys, games or non-perishable food items, which the Goodfellows will give to local families in need of assistance.
November through December

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