Special Events

Special Events

Our Special Events Department coordinates many of the City's annual festivals, races, and gatherings—the Ferndale Dream Cruise, Ferndale Pride, Funky Ferndale and the DIY Festival, and more. These vents are a great opportunity to show off our city's unique products, people, and places.

To see what's coming up in Ferndale, visit our calendar of events.

To learn more about special events in Ferndale, or to bring your own event to Ferndale, contact Michael Lary, Director of Special Events, at 248-546-2525 or

Looking for information about having a special event? Check out our Special Events Policy for more.


Film & Video Permit

Requests for film and video activities must have a completed application for review

Temporary Recycling Drop-off Station

DPW and SOCCRA host a Temporary Recycling Drop-off Station in the summer and autumn seasons

Clean The Ferndale Up

The City's annual spring community spruce-up event

Special Events Application Process

Guidelines, applications, and requirements for planning and hosting special events in the City of Ferndale

Woodward Dream Cruise

The Ferndale Woodward Dream Cruise—a nationally known premiere classic car show

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