12th Annual Stars & Stripes Festival kicks off June 28

Posted at 9:09 PM, Jun 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-28 09:15:54-04

The 12th annual Stars & Stripes Festival in Novi kicks off on Thursday, June 28. 

A favorite summertime event, the annual festival, presented by Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, will host a star-studded music lineup during the seven-day event. 

Attendees can enjoy a carnival packed with rides for children and adults, as well as the return of the popular Shell Camino monster truck rides and car crush demolition, according to a news release. There will also be artwork showcased at the Arts & Crafts Village. 

The festival, which runs through July 4, will have a family fun day with free admission and half-off all-day carnival ride passes on Thursday, June 28. On Tuesday, July 3, there will be a fireworks show. 

Throughout the festival, there will be performances by the bands Rockstar, Buckcherry, grammy-nominated P.O.D. (Payable on Death), Lit, alt-rockers Alien Ant Farm and FiftyAmpFuse. For a list of show times, click here

Hours and admission prices are listed below: 

                Thurs., June 28 – 2:00 to 11:00 p.m. (FREE admission and half off all day carnival ride passes)

                Fri., June 29 - 2:00 to 11:00 p.m. (Admission: $3 before 6:00 p.m. and $5 after 6:00 p.m.)

                Sat., June 30 – Noon to 11:00 p.m. (Admission: $3 before 6:00 p.m. and $5 after 6:00 p.m.)

                Sun., July 1 – Noon to 11:00 p.m. (Admission: $3 all day)

                Mon., July 2 – 2:00 to 11:00 p.m. (Dollar Day: $1 parking, $1 admission, $1 rides)

                Tues., July 3 – 2:00 to 11:00 p.m. (Admission: $3 all day)

                Wed., July 4 – 2:00 to 11:00 p.m. (FREE admission)

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