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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, food (baked goods, lunch, etc.), crafters, musician, community information and more. The Farmers Market is seeking sponsorship for musicians and special events! Email for info!
May 20 - September 23
Every Sunday 9am to 1pm

Freedom Run
Clawson City Park
Visit for registration and more information!
Sunday, June 24
7pm - Fun Run / 7:30pm - 5K Freedom Run

American Red Cross Blood Drive
City Hall Community Room
Please help support your community! To make an appointment, visit
Tuesday, June 26

Ice Cream Social and Concert in the Park
Clawson City Park
Enjoy some vanilla ice cream with toppings such as chocolate, caramel and raspberry (flavors subject to change). Popcorn will also be made fresh on the spot! Bring a folding chair or blanket to enjoy this free concert.
Wednesday, June 27
Ice Cream Social (Sponsored by Clawson Lions Club) 7pm

Royal Oak Concert Band (Sponsored by Parks & Rec) 7:30pm

Mack Fire Truck Rides
Check the Clawson Fire Department Facebook page for times and locations!
Friday, June 29

Kiddie Parade
This parade will take you from City Hall to the Clawson City Park. Decorate your bike or wagon and enjoy the walk! Sponsored by GFWC Clawson Women’s Club.
Saturday, June 30
Leave City Hall at 11am
11am to 1pm - Food in the Park (Sponsored by 4th of July Committee)

4th of July Bonus Night
Clawson City Park
A sneak peak at the amusement rides, food concessions and arts & crafts fair! Entry fee $2.
Tuesday, July 3
3 to 9pm

4th of July

7 to 11am - Clawson Pancake Breakfast at Clawson United Methodist Church at 205 N. Main
7:45 to 8:45am - Registration for Firecracker Mile
8:30am - Opening Ceremony at Blair Memorial Library
9am - Firecracker Mile (starts at Clawson Center)
9am - Parade (starts at Clawson Center, ends at City Park)
10am to 6pm - Arts & Crafts Fair
10am to 9pm - Midway Area Open $2 entry fee
1pm - Water Battle: Clawson Fire Dept. vs. Troy Fire Dept.
Dusk (10pm) - Fireworks

Annual Clawson Goodfellows Car Wash
Clawson Fire Department - 111 Gardner
The Goodfellows will accept donations to wash your car, truck, bus, boat or whatever you need to be washed! Come by the Clawson Fire Department and help raise funds for this hardworking volunteer group that assists local families.
Saturday, July 7
9am to 1pm

Cinema in the Streets

Downtown Clawson
Come down to South Main Street and enjoy a movie under the stars! Be there early for all the games and entertainment starting at 6pm. Check out for information on additional upcoming events!
Saturday, July 7
Movie begins at dusk

Come Out and Play
Clawson City Park
FREE water inflatables, retro games, climbing tower and nature activity. Contact with questions!
Wednesday, July 18
10am to 2pm

Concert in the Park
Clawson City Park
This free concert featuring Bugs Beddow and the Good Stuff is presented by Mike Warren Associate Broker at Re/max partners. This is a night of fun and entertainment for all ages, so bring a lawn chair or blanket and sit back for a great musical evening! Food trucks will be available for snacks.
Wednesday, August 8
7 to 9pm

“Down on Main Street” Lions Club Car Show
Main Street, South of 14 Mile Road
This will be the 20th year of this event!! Registration and sponsor forms can be found on the Clawson Lions website, Facebook, USMA event page or can be picked up at Clawson City Hall and Hunter Community Center. You can also email at for more info.
Saturday, August 11
8am-4pm (end time varies)

Concert at the Library
Memorial Park (adjacent to Blair Memorial Library)
This concert is brought to you by The Friends of the Library and Clawson Parks and Rec! In case of inclement weather, they will be moved inside the City Hall Community Room. Check Facebook pages for updates!
Monday, August 13 - The Dawn Giblin Trio will perform American standards from the Swing-dance era in the style of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Connie Boswell, and more!

Billy Sohns Memorial Car Show
Clawson City Park
This is a thank you to all who have supported the United Street Machine Association events and a tribute to the USMA staff who have passed. Stay for the free Rockin’ Ronnie oldies concert! Pre-register is $15, day of is $20.
Sunday, August 25
Registration 8 to 11am

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