Community Events

The City of East Lansing produces and sponsors more than 50 community events a year. The goal of the Community Events program is to enhance the quality of life in East Lansing by providing a variety of festivals and events for community members of all ages.

Many of the events conveniently take place in the heart of downtown East Lansing and are FREE!
Upcoming Events
  • The East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, will be hosting its 8th Annual Books, Bites & Bids Fundraiser on Friday, April 12 from 5:30-9 p.m. 
  • The 2019 Crystal Awards will take place on Thursday, April 18 at 5 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.
  • The 56th Annual East Lansing Art Festival will take place May 18-19 in the heart of downtown East Lansing.
  • The East Lansing Farmers Market (ELFM) will make its return to Valley Court Park in June 2019. The 2019 ELFM will take place June 2-Oct. 27 on Sundays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court.