Events at a Glance

Canton Leisure Services offers year round and one time events at each of our facilities and parks. Below is a snapshot of some upcoming events. For a complete list of events, please visit the Community Calendar.

Upcoming Events

Brews, Brats, and Bands Sep 23 6:00-9:00pm Preservation Park 734/394-5460
ARToberfest Sep 30 12:00-5:00pm Village Arts Factory 734/394-5460
Howl at the Moon Sep 30 6:00-8:00pm Canton Dog Park 734/394-5460
PJ's and Pumpkins Indoor Movie Oct 7 7:00-9:00pm Summit on the Park 734/394-5460
Boo Bash Oct 14 3:00-5:00pm Summit on the Park 734/394-5460
Trick or Treat Story Trail Oct 21 1:00-3:00pm Heritage Park 734/394-5460
Festival of Lights Oct 27 6:00-8:00pm Summit on the Park 734/394-5460
Big Foot Hike Nov 11 4:00-6:00pm Lower Rouge Trailhead 734/394-5460
Letters to Santa Nov 13-30 All Day Administration Building Parking Lot 734/394-5460
Home for the Holidays Nov 14, 15, 16, 21 and 22 4:30-8:30pm Your house 734/394-5460
Sled Library Dec 1- Mar 31 All Day Summit on the Park 734/394-5460
Winter Wonderland Walk Nov 29 and 30 5:00-8:00pm Heritage Park 734/394-5460
Holidays in Heritage Dec 1- Dec 31 5:00-9:00pm Heritage Park 734/394-5460
Santa Breakfast Dec 2 9:00-11:00an Summit on the Park 734/394-5460
Story Time with Mrs. Claus Dec 8 6:00-8:00pm Summit on the Park 734/394-5460
Santa is Coming to YOUR Town Dec 12 and 14 6:00-8:00pm Your Neighborhood 734/394-5460

Links will be posted here as they become available.  Keep checking back!

September 23: Brews, Brats, & Bands
October 7: PJ's & Pumpkins Indoor Movie
October 14: Boo Bash
October 21: Trick or Treat Story Trail
November 11: Big Foot Hike - FULL
November 14, 15, 16, 21, 22: Home for the Holidays
November 29 & 30: Winter Wonderland Walk
December 2: Santa Breakfast
December 8: Story Time with Mrs. Claus - FULL wait list available

Registration for classes/programs and special events may be done online, in person at the Summit on the Park, or by calling 734/394-5460. The Summit is located at 46000 Summit Parkway in Canton. If you cannot find the specific class or event that you are looking for, visit

Major Canton Community Sponosor:

Community Financial Small Logo Opens in new windowCanton Leisure Services would like to extend our gratitude to Community Financial Credit Union for generously sponsoring the following 2023 Canton community events:  

  • February 5-6:  Butterfly Ball
  • May 6:  Fishing Derby
  • May 14 - October 15 (Sundays):  Canton Farmers Markets
  • June 3: National Trails Day & River Day
  • June 15-17: Canton Liberty Fest
  • June 29- August 10:  Thursday Night LIVE Concert Series
  • July 8:  Pride OUTside
  • July 11 - August 8:  Tuesdays Are Terrific
  • Summer 2023:  Random Acts of Fitness 
  • August 3:  National Night Out
  • October 21:  Heritage Park Story Trail Trick or Treating
  • November 29 & December 30:  Winter Wonderland Walk 

Additional Event Sponsors:

National Heritage Academies Logo

  • August 9: Canton Spray Day 

Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union Logo

  • September 23:  Brews, Brats, and Bands
  • October 27:  Festival of Lights
  • December 2: Christmas in the Village

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor? 

Businesses and organizations searching for creative ways to reach area residents in the Canton community are invited to partner with Canton Leisure Services.  Sponsors are sought on an ongoing basis for a variety of special events, youth sports, as well programming at The B.L.O.C.K. Youth & Teen Center, Canton Therapeutic Recreation, Canton Club 55+, the Summit on the Park, and The Village Theater at Cherry Hill. 

To find out how your business can take advantage of Canton Leisure Services sponsorship opportunities, visit or call 734/394-5360 and get started today!

Canton Community Event Vendor Opportunities:

Canton Township hosts events year-round that have opportunities for vendor participation.  To be considered for an event, potential vendors must be family-friendly and contribute to the overall success of the event. Community events include: Canton Liberty Fest; Thursday Night LIVE! Concert Series; Tuesdays Art Terrific Concert Series; Rally on Ridge Food Truck event; additional Food Truck opportunities; and other seasonal special events. 

Interested vendors can submit this  Vendor Inquiry form to express their interest in participating in future community events and will be contacted by Canton Township staff.

For additional information, please contact the Canton Park Office at 734/394-5310. 

Upcoming Events:

Information on additional upcoming Canton Leisure Services special events will be posted as details become available. We encourage you to visit our semi-annual program brochure, the Discover for details about other classes and programs. Please check back at that time for all of the details coming to your local Canton Parks! If you have any questions, please let us know by email or 734/394-5360.