Thursday, June 15, 2023
Thursday kicks off our weekend of fun with live entertainment at the Heritage Park Amphitheater and on the Canton Live Stage, and includes Zumba Party in the Park and lots of fun in the carnival and midway area.
1150 S. Canton Center Road
Canton, Michigan 48188
Skerbeck Carnival ($):
Purchase tickets or wristbands to enjoy Carnival rides all weekend long. For more information visit the Carnival Zone.
- 1:00-3:00 p.m.: Sensory Friendly Carnival Time! Join us in the Carnival for a quieter start to our festival! Everyone is invited but we are specifically giving families & children with Autism and sensory issues the opportunity to enjoy our festival and the carnival in a more comfortable, sensory - friendly setting.
- 1:00-Dusk: Petting Farm with chickens, donkeys, goats, plus even a bird encounter and more!
- 1:00-Dusk: Lego Tent - Check out this amazing Lego Build that includes real moving LEGOs!
- 1:00 p.m.-Dusk: Scholastic Book Fair Tent ($) - Stop in and shop to kick off some summer reading.
- 1:00-6:00 pm: Kidsight By Canton Lions Club - This FREE nation-wide program brings Lions Clubs across the country together to ensure our children receive eye screenings and follow-up care when needed. A simple and quick on-site eye exam can help screen your child vision trouble.
- All day: KultureCity Sensory-Friendly tents will be available on the north and south side of Heritage Park to provide a safe space for those with sensory issues in which to rest. In addition, these will also serve as changing or feeding tents, with furniture sponsored by IKEA.
- 4:00-10:00 p.m.: Liberty Fest Beer Garden ($): Enjoy a frosty cold one under the tent while enjoying the entertainment from the Amphitheater.
- 9:00-10:00 p.m.: Canton LIVE! Stage - Zumba Party in the Park - We'll bring the music and instructors, you have fun! FREE to attend.
Canton Club 55+ Picnic:
- Senior adults (ages 55+) are encouraged to participate in this annual picnic on Thursday, June 15 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Summit on the Park Walnut Room.
- Participants will enjoy a picnic-style meal and several games of BINGO (with some great prizes), all for just $15 for Canton Residents or $17 for Non-Residents.
- Pre-registration is required online, in person at the Club 55+ desk, or call 734/394-5485.
ThursDAY LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:
Find the complete rundown of Thursday's live entertainment scheduled on two stages throughout the day.