From Folk Music to Beer Fest: January Events in the D

By: Scott Davis | January 2, 2017

The holiday festivities have come to a close, but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to celebrate the new year! January in metro Detroit is a busy month, and we have just a few upcoming events below we think you should consider attending.

North American International Auto Show, 1/14-1/22

Arguably the biggest Detroit event of the year, the 2017 North American Auto Show is back starting on January 14 and going through January 22. Guests will be able to see new vehicles and future automotive technologies on full display. The show will feature everything from muscle and electric cars, to high-performance supercars and full-size trucks.

Royal Oak Farmers Market Beer Fest- Polar Beer Club, 1/14

Enjoy some of the area’s best craft beers and drinks at this year’s Royal Oak Beer Fest. Over 100 local and regional craft and imported beers will be on display throughout the night. General session tickets go for $45 and include 15 drink samples, a commemorative pint glass, and a keepsake photo. VIP session tickets are $65 and include 20 drink samples, an extra hour, access to rare seasonal beers, a commemorative pint glass, and a keepsake photo.

5th Annual Bocce with the Brothers, 1/20

The fifth annual Bocce with the Brothers will take place at the Villa Penna on Friday, January 20. Guests can enjoy dinner, desserts, and of course unlimited bocce ball. Tickets are $50 per person and benefits will go to the Detroit Capuchin ministries.

Ann Arbor Folk Festival, 1/27-1/28

The Ann Arbor Folk Festival will take over the University of Michigan’s Hill Auditorium on Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28. Some of the headlining acts include Kacey Musgraves, Jenny Lewis, Indigo Girls, Margo Price, and Over the Rhine. Proceeds go towards the The Ark in Ann Arbor.