2022 Farmington Founders Fest schedule of events – Hometown Life

Summertime in Farmington means farmers markets, outdoor music and, of course, the annual Greater Farmington Founders Festival. 
The popular event takes place July 14-16 this year in downtown Farmington. The event will, however, relocate this year to the parking lot on Warner Street, adjacent to Farmington Road due to ongoing road work on Farmington Road
Attendees can expect the family friendly activities, vendors and other attractions they know and love. Check out the full schedule of events. 
5-11 p.m. Beer tent opens.
7 p.m. Adults 21+ can kick things off at the beer tent for a concert from Local Heroes. People must present a valid ID and pay a $5 cover charge to enter the tent every day after 6 p.m. 
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Farmington Fido Fest takes place at Riley Park. Pets and pet owners can come by for some entertainment and competition. 
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Crafters market featuring vintage décor, clothing, handmade foods, furniture and more.
10 a.m. to 8 p.m. A kids area featuring inflatables, face painting, crafts and more is open. On Friday only, the area will also feature emergency vehicles, a street sweeper and big trucks kids can explore between 1-3 p.m.
Noon to 2 p.m. Mark Reitenga plays at the beer tent. 
2:30-5 p.m. Cheyenne Goff plays at the beer tent. 
5:30-8 p.m. Howlin’ Mercy plays at the beer tent. 
8:30-11 p.m. Fifty Amp Fuse, a band that’s been visiting Founders Fest for years, plays at the beer tent. 
9 a.m. LOC Credit Union is again hosting its color run. The 5K run takes place throughout downtown and Shiawassee Park. Registration is open now and costs $30. 
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Farmington’s weekly farmers market, which usually happens at Riley Park, moves to Farmington High School for the day. Farmington High is located at 32000 Shiawassee Road.
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10 a.m. The annual Founders Festival Parade takes place along Grand River Avenue downtown. The parade features local groups, sports teams, businesses and community leaders. 
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Farmington Fido Fest takes place at Riley Park. Pets and pet owners can come by for some entertainment and competition. 
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Crafters market featuring vintage décor, clothing, handmade foods, furniture and more.
10 a.m. to 8 p.m. A kids area featuring inflatables, face painting, crafts and more is open.
Noon to 2 p.m. Andy Patalan plays at the beer tent. 
2:30-5 p.m. Just 2 Guitars plays at the beer tent. 
5:30-8 p.m. Cody Boggs Band plays at the beer tent. 
Contact reporter Shelby Tankersley at stankersle@hometownlife.com or 248-305-0448. Follow her on Twitter @shelby_tankk

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