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Upcoming Events

Clawson Farmers Market

Clawson City Park
The Market is located on the corner of Elmwood and Custer. The many vendors include farmers, crafters, musicians, community information and more.
May 20 - September 23
Every Sunday 9am to 1pm

American Red Cross Blood Drive
City Hall
Every minute of every day, someone needs blood. To make an appointment, visit
Thursday, August 30
1 to 7pm

Clawson Lions Club “Mint Week”

The Clawson Lions will be out in the streets and local businesses collecting for our annual “Mint Week”. Please help us help others in need. Lions will be at the intersection of 14 and Main and at Julian Bros Bakery, A & M Sunoco, Diversified Credit Union and Great Lakes ACE hardware.
Saturday, Sept. 8—Sunday, Sept. 16

Clawson Community Coalition Family Fun Day
Clawson City Park
Free fun for all ages! There will be an Oakland County inflatable rock-climbing wall, hot dogs, games, prizes and more! Call Mrs. Owens for additional information at (248) 546-9777.
Saturday, September 8
Noon to 4pm

All-Class Clawson High School Reunion
Clawson City Park Pavilion
Visit with Clawson students both young and old to share memories of growing up and attending school in our city. Bring your memories, snapshots and smiles!  Contact Jake Stirnemann at (248) 506-5102 to volunteer your help!
Tuesday, September 11

Fall Color Bash (formerly Relay for Life event)
Clawson City Park
Family fun for everyone! Included in the day will be a chili cookoff, cancer survivor lounge, kids craft center, artisan market, bounce house, luminaria ceremony, live bands, food trucks and much more! Call (248) 663-3510 for more info!
Saturday, September 15

American Red Cross Blood Drive
City Hall
Every minute of every day, someone needs blood. To make an appointment, visit
Tuesday, October 2
1 to 7pm

Claws & Paws Pet Fair & Dog Walk
Clawson City Park
This event, sponsored by the Clawson Chamber of Commerce, includes the opportunity to check out local vendors and adoption groups, play some games and much more for humans and their pets! A great family outing to share with your favorite furry friends! The entire event goes until 2pm.
Visit for more information!
Saturday, October 6
10am check-in / 11am walk

Fall Festival & Car Show
Clawson City Park
Celebrate the beginning of fall with an afternoon of fun with the Parks & Rec Department! The day includes free hayrides, farm animals, free inflatables (don’t forget your socks) and baked goods for sale. The day ends with a bonfire conducted by the Clawson Fire Department. Car show information can be found at, proceeds will benefit Veteran’s Food Pantry. Also enjoy the Second Annual Donut Dash 5K and Taste of the Town, contact 248-435-6500 if you are interested in those events.
Sunday, October 7
3 to 6pm / Bonfire at 6:15pm
Car show registration 8a / Judging 10a / Trophies 2:30p

Clawson Fire Department Open House
Open House - 111 Gardner
The Fire Department will be visiting local schools during Fire Prevention Week (Oct 7-13) to share how this year’s theme, “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere,” works to educate people about three basic but essential steps to take to reduce the likelihood of having a fire–and how to escape safely in the event of one. All residents are welcome to stop by the open house and talk to the firefighters, as well as see the demonstrations.
Sunday, October 14
Noon to 3pm

Trick-or-Treasure Time
Downtown Clawson
Kids in costume will travel through the downtown businesses collecting allergy-free treats and maybe a few tricks along the way! Find more information about this Downtown Development Authority (DDA) event at!
Saturday, October 27
Noon to 3pm

The Great Pubkin Crawl
Downtown Clawson
This bit of Halloween fun allows adult ‘kids’ in costume to enjoy food & drink specials at our favorite downtown spots. Register at Leon & Lulu, then head out for the spirits! Find more info about this DDA event at!
Saturday, October 27
Registration 6-7pm

Trick or Treat Trail
Clawson City Park
Sponsored by Clawson Youth Assistance and Parks & Recreation, bring a flashlight and bag for all that you’ll collect from local businesses and organizations! All children must be with an adult. Stay and enjoy cider and donuts after! Call Penny Luebs at (248) 259-6208 for sponsorship information.
Sunday, October 28
6 to 7:30pm

Prayer Breakfast
Hunter Community Center
This Clawson Community Coalition/Chamber of Commerce event is a great opportunity for people of many faiths to come together for inspiration and reflection. Contact Beverly Owens at (248) 546-9777 with questions.
Tuesday, October 30
7:30 to 9am

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