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Dexter Bicentennial Celebration

  • Dexter, MI 48130
  • Dates: 6/20/2024, 6/21/2024, 6/22/2024, 6/23/2024
  • Location: Various Dexter Locations
  • Price: Free
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Celebrate Dexter's 200th Anniversary all weekend long! 

Thursday, June 20

  • 8:30am – 1:00pm: Bicentennial Golf Outing (18+) - Hudson Mills Metropark Golf Course
  • 10am – 5pm: Sidewalk Sales - Downtown Dexter
  • 4pm – 10pm: Carnival - Central Street (Between Main & 5th), Broad Street (Between Forest & Grand)
  • 4pm – 7pm: History & Hamburgers - Dexter American Legion Post 557
  • 6:00pm – 6:45pm: Bicentennial Opening Ceremonies - Monument Park
  • 7:00pm – 8:30pm: Bicentennial Celebration with the DCO & DCC - Monument Park

Friday, June 21

  • 10am – 5pm: Bicentennial Craft & Vendor Show - Dexter American Legion Post 557
  • 10am – 5pm: Sidewalk Sales - Downtown Dexter
  • 11am – 3pm: Train Depot & Model Railroad Open - Train Depot
  • 12pm – 10pm: Carnival - Central Street (Between Main & 5th), Broad Street (Between Forest & Grand)
  • 1pm – 2pm: Dexter Jeopardy with Host Ben Goldstein - Monument Park
  • 2:15pm – 3pm: Dexter Senior Ukuleles and Seniors of Dexter Dulcimers - Monument Park
  • 3pm – 7pm: Ice Cream Social - Dexter Lions - Dexter Area Museum
  • 6pm – 9pm: Ferris Wheel Rides - Central Street
  • 6pm – 7pm: Time Capsule Dedication Event - Dexter Area Museum
  • 6:30pm – 9pm: Jean Wilson & Friends Old Standard Jazz - Monument Park
  •  7:30pm – 10pm: Karaoke Celebrating in Song - American Legion Post 557

Saturday, June 22

  • 8am – 8:45am: Bicentennial Yoga in the Park - Monument Park
  • 9am – 10am: Free Cider Mill Donuts at the Gazebo - Monument Park
  • 10am – 5pm: Bicentennial Craft & Vendor Show - Dexter American Legion Post 557
  • 10am – 5pm: Sidewalk Sales - Downtown Dexter
  • 10am – 11am: Bicentennial Parade - Main Street Dexter
  • 11am – 3pm: Bicentennial Car Show - Dexter American Legion Post 557
  • 11am – 3pm: Train Depot & Model Railroad Open - Train Depot
  • 12pm – 10pm: Carnival - Central Street (Between Main & 5th), Broad Street (Between Forest & Grand)
  • 1pm – 5pm: Horseshoe Tournament - First Street Park (Horseshoe Park)
  • 1pm – 3pm: Afternoon Tea at the Mansion and Fashion Show - Gordon Hall
  • 1pm – 2pm: Dexter Jeopardy with Host Ben Goldstein - Monument Park
  • 2pm – 3pm: Pie Baking Contest - Dexter Farmers' Market
  • 6pm – 10pm: Gordon Hall Bicentennial Fundraiser - Gordon Hall
  • 7pm – 8pm: Dexter Community Band on the Gazebo Stage - Monument Park
  • 7:30pm – 9:30pm: Live Music Medicine Men - Dexter American Legion Post 557

Sunday, June 23

  • 10:00am – 11:15am: The Katherine Dexter McCormick Story - The Encore Musical Theatre Company
  • 11am – 3pm: Train Depot & Model Railroad Open - Train Depot
  • 11:30am – 12:45pm: The Katherine Dexter McCormick Story - The Encore Musical Theatre Company
  • 1pm – 2pm: Dexter Jeopardy with Host Ben Goldstein - Monument Park
  • 2pm – 5pm: Picnic in the Park: with games & activities - Monument Park
  • 2:15pm – 3:30pm: Square Dancing on Central Street - Central Street
  • 3:00pm – 4:15pm: River Raisin Ragtime Band - St Joseph Catholic Church
  • 5:00pm – 5:45pm: Closing Ceremonies - Monument Park

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