Upcoming Events


The “Cupig” Valentine Photo Contest

Sweet talk your Valentine into posing for a photo with Willy, our Garden City “Cupig” located in the Commons, at the northwest corner of Middlebelt & Ford Rd for a chance to win a FREE Sweetheart Package!!

Photos must be from 2017 and posted to our Downtown Garden City Facebook Page (www.facebook.com/downtowngardencity) by 10:00 am on Wednesday, February 8th.

Only one picture per couple/group may be posted. First and Second Place winners will be announced on our Downtown Garden City Facebook Page at 3:00 pm on the same day,Wednesday, February 8th.

You must be 18 or older to win.

Be creative, have fun! Just remember, no harm must come to the pig!

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The Lucky Squirrel – Saturday May 13 and Saturday September 23, 2017

One in the Spring & one in the Fall: check out various arts, crafts and yard sale treasures in a free admission outdoor event. 2017 Lucky Squirrel Application 


The Great Bacon Run – Saturday, June 3rd

Garden City’s 5k Walk and Run is returning for its second go round. See the race website for more details http://greatbaconrun.org , or find out more on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/TheGreatBaconRun

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The Flea Circus – Saturday, June 10th

A pet-oriented event. Several rescue organizations, vendors selling pet stuff, training demonstrations and lots of fun. Who knows, you may find your new best friend. Bring your leashes. Low-cost vaccines available on site at the Flea Circus. Rescue & Vendors to register, please call Theresa at 734 261-2830. https://www.facebook.com/events/1463841403627122/

chili_cookoffThe Chili Cook Off – Saturday, October 14th

As the Chili Cook Off celebrates its 10th year, please remember that this is a Great Family Fun Event! Chili samplin’, wagon ride to the Fire Dept Open House,  petting zoo, live music, beer tent, vendor alley and the list goes on and on and on . . . lots of hot cars & motorcycles too!


The Santaland Parade – Saturday, November 25

This year marks the 57th running of the annual Santaland Parade. Once again, Santa Claus riding into town will be the highlight of the event. Everyone is invited to visit with Old St Nick himself in the Farmers Market lot.

holiday_treeThe Holiday Christmas Tree Lighting – Monday, November 27

Sing carols; enjoy hot chocolate and count down to the lighting of our community Christmas tree in the Commons Corner.