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Upcoming Events

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 17
Every Sunday 9am to 1pm

Kiddie Parade & Food Truck Rally
Starts at Clawson City Hall / Ends at Clawson City Park
This annual parade is sponsored by the GFWC Clawson Women’s Club. Decorate your wagon or bike and enjoy the fun! Stay after until 2pm for the first Food Truck Rally as part of our Fourth of July events!
Saturday, June 24

Twin Runs
Clawson City Park
The Fun Run is entirely on the woodchip trail at the park and the Freedom Run is a loop throughout the city. Register online at!
Sunday, June 25
7pm - Free Fun Run
7:30pm - 5K Freedom Run

American Red Cross Blood Drive
City Hall
Please help support your community! To make an appointment, visit
Tuesday, June 27
1 to 7pm

Concert in the Park / Ice Cream Social
Clawson City Park
This yearly tradition is a real treat! The Lions Club provides the ice cream and our Recreation Department provides the tunes! Bring a lawn chair or blanket for comfort.
Wednesday, June 28
7pm - Ice Cream Social
7:30pm - Concert begins

Bonus Night
Clawson City Park
Get the party started for our 4th of July Celebration! Amusement rides, food concessions and arts & crafts will be available.
Monday, July 3
3 to 9pm
$2 entry fee

4th of July Celebration
Clawson City Park (unless otherwise specified)
Tuesday, July 4
7 to 10:30am - Herb Glenn Memorial Pancake Breakfast at Clawson United Methodist Church at 205 N. Main (sponsored by Clawson Rotary Club)
7:45 to 8:45am - Registration for Firecracker Mile
8:30am - Opening Ceremony at Blair Memorial Library
8:30 to 11:30am - W. Elmwood CLOSED from Bywood to Main
9am - Firecracker Mile (starts at Clawson Center)
9am - Parade (starts at Clawson Center, ends at City Park)
10am to 6pm - Arts & Crafts Fair
10am to 10pm - Midway Area Open ($2 entry fee) additional fee for rides; entertainment and fireworks provided by entry fee
1pm - Water Battle: Clawson Fire Dept. vs. Troy Fire Dept.
8:15 to 11:30pm - W. Elmwood CLOSED from Bywood to Main
Dusk (10pm) - Fireworks

Cinema in the Streets
Downtown Clawson
Come down to South Main Street and enjoy a movie under the stars! Be there early for all the games and entertainment starting at 6pm. Check out for information on additional upcoming events!
Saturday, July 8
Movie begins at dusk

Come Out and Play
Clawson City Park
FREE water inflatables, retro games, climbing tower and nature activity. Contact with questions!
Wednesday, July 19
1 to 3pm

Concert in the Park
Clawson City Park
This free concert featuring Bugs Beddow and the Good Stuff is presented by Mike Warren Associate Broker at Re/max partners. This is a night of fun and entertainment for all ages, so bring a lawn chair or blanket and sit back for a great musical evening! Food trucks will be available for snacks.
Wednesday, July 26
7 to 9pm

Clawson Rotary Golf Classic
Glen Oaks Golf Club, 30124 W. 13 Mile in Farmington Hills
Come enjoy the “Joe & Larry” Memorial Classic - 18 holes on one of Michigan’s finest courses, lunch on the course, dinner, prizes and more! Forms can be found in city buildings or register and pay online at Prices vary.
Wednesday, August 2

“Down on Main Street” Lions Club Car Show
Main Street, South of 14 Mile Road
Registration and sponsor forms can be found on the Clawson Lions website, Facebook, USMA event page or can be picked up at Clawson City Hall and Hunter Community Center. You can also email at for more info.
Saturday, August 12
8am to 4pm (end time varies)

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