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 Farmers Market (ELFM) is officially open for its 2019 season! Market days will take place June 2-Oct. 27 on Sundays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court.
  • The Moonlight Film Festival is an outdoor film series, featuring movies shown on a big screen in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court. The films are shown on Thursday nights at 9:30 p.m. in July and 9 p.m. in August.
  • The Summer Concert Series features eight free, live performances at 7 p.m. on Friday nights in Ann Street Plaza (corner of Albert & M.A.C. avenues) in downtown East Lansing.
  • The Play in the Park children's entertainment series features free family activities in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court, at 7 p.m. on all five Tuesdays in July.