August 31-September 3, 2018

EVENT HOURS:
FRI-SUN  /  Aug 31 - Sept 2/  11:00am - 11:00pm
MON  /  SEPT 3/  11:00am - 9:30pm


Oakland County’s Favorite Summer Festival Celebrating Art, Music, Cuisine & Community returns!

The 21st Annual Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort takes place in Downtown Royal Oak. The festival offers more than 200 performances on nine stages, a highly ranked Juried Fine Arts Show, and local restaurants with some of the finest cuisine in Metro-Detroit. Each year international, regional and local attractions at the festival make the City of Royal Oak the premier destination for Labor Day weekend.

In 2017, over 390,000 visitors attended the festival and over $350K was raised for local charities.  Festival admission is $3 until 3pm, $5 after 3pm, and $7 after 5pm on Saturday, Sunday & Monday.  Ford Arts, Beats & Eats is free to enter until 5pm on Friday only. Admission on Friday after 5pm is $7. 

 
  ZERO HUNGER ZERO WASTE    Ford Arts, Beats & Eats is excited to partner with Kroger and Forgotten Harvest on the Zero Hunger Zero Waste program at this year's festival.   Learn more...

ZERO HUNGER ZERO WASTE

Ford Arts, Beats & Eats is excited to partner with Kroger and Forgotten Harvest on the Zero Hunger Zero Waste program at this year's festival.  Learn more...

  JOIN US FOR YOGA AT THE FESTIVAL   Join us for one (or two!) Priority Health Practice for a Purpose Yoga Classes, taking place on Sunday Sept. 2 and supporting great causes.    Learn more...     

JOIN US FOR YOGA AT THE FESTIVAL

Join us for one (or two!) Priority Health Practice for a Purpose Yoga Classes, taking place on Sunday Sept. 2 and supporting great causes.  Learn more...

 

  OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE    - BRINGING THE ARTS TO LIFE!     For the first time in the festival’s history, Oakland Community College (OCC) joins Ford Arts, Beats & Eats through a strategic partnership to bring a variety of the school’s visual and performing arts elements to life throughout the festival weekend.   Learn more....

OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE - BRINGING THE ARTS TO LIFE!

For the first time in the festival’s history, Oakland Community College (OCC) joins Ford Arts, Beats & Eats through a strategic partnership to bring a variety of the school’s visual and performing arts elements to life throughout the festival weekend. Learn more....


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