Join us on the road for the Summer Star Tour 2016!
We love to get out into the great MidWest and beyond for shows and events in the summer months!
Find Team Parliament at the following distinguished events:
- 6/3- 6/5: June First Friday: The Market + Summer Send-Off Celebration
We'll be open for extended hours on June 3 for First Fridays: The Market, presented by the Avenue for the Arts. The Market, is free, fun for all ages, open to the public and one of the best opportunities this summer to find unique gifts and treasures. The event will include drink specials, exhibition receptions, sidewalk sales and food vendors.
This is the last weekend Parliament will be at home until First Friday in August! Our hours this weekend will be:
Saturday + Sunday: Noon- 5pm
- 6/10- 6/12: Buttermilk Jamboree, Delton, MI
Find us at The Buttermilk Jamboree, a three day celebration of music and arts that takes place at the beautiful Circle Pines Center in Delton, MI. A truly family-friendly festival, the Buttermilk Jamboree features rustic overnight camping, dozens of local and regional musicians and bands, workshops for every interest, local food and craft vendors, a craft beer tent, and much more!
- 6/18: Founders Fest, Grand Rapids, MI
Founders Fest is our biggest and best party of the year, a street-side celebration of our two biggest loves: beer & music! The festival runs all day, from 3-11pm on Grandville Avenue, right in front of the brewery. A great lineup of fantastic musical acts will perform all day on two stages, a variety of local food vendors will line the street with their finest fare, and some of the area’s finest artisans will showcase their wares at Artist’s Row. We've reserved a triple space this year to bring you our best pop-up experience yet!
- 6/25 + 6/26: Renegade Craft Fair, Chicago, IL
We’ll be holding down fort at the Hideout (1354 W Wabansia Ave. Chicago, IL 60642), a favorite local bar with good vibes and great drinks. Swing by and check out the selection of artisan makers, interactive experiences, street food + beer/booze, live music, and more, hailin from across the MidWest. This event will feature the work of Littlewings Designs + Adventure Textiles!
- 7/8- 7/10: Bliss Fest, Harbor Springs, MI
A celebration of music, culture, art and community featuring a world of diverse and innovative folk, world and roots music and dance at the Festival Farm in picturesque rural northern Michigan. It is truly a blissful musical weekend to be shared with families, friends and music-lovers of all ages. The annual event is a showcase of the many musical styles that define American roots and world music. Bluegrass, Blues, Zydeco, Celtic, Folk, Jazz, Latin, Ethnic, World music and dance all share the stage. Innovators of these roots styles are on hand to dazzle and amaze.
- 8/5- 8/7: August First Friday: The Market + Runaway Press Pop-Up Shop
We'll be open again for extended hours for First Fridays: The Market, presented by the Avenue for the Arts. The Market, is free, fun for all ages, open to the public and one of the best opportunities this summer to find unique gifts and treasures. The event will include drink specials, exhibition receptions, sidewalk sales and food vendors.
This weekend we will feature local letterpress artist Runaway Press for a Parliament Take-Over. Parliament will be open the following hours this weekend:
Saturday + Sunday: Noon- 5pm
- 8/5 + 8/6: Grand Haven Coast Guard Art + Craft Fair, Grand Haven, MI
Parliament will Pop-Up for our first ever appearance at the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival's Art + Craft Fair! One of the biggest events of the summer in West Michigan, come out to the lake for all of the best that summer has to offer- parades, a carnival, air-shows, boat tours, and a massive craft fair featuring 185 juried artists. Parliament is proud to bring their best game to this show and represent Grand Rapids strongly at this annual event!
- 8/19- 8/21: Hoxeyville Music Festival, Wellston, MI
We're so stoked to bring a second year of Parliament Pop-Up Magic to Hoxeyville! Join us for 3 days and nights of amazing MidWestern bluegrass, folk, rock, and much more; Parliament will be popping up with all of the Parliament Collection and more!
- 9/10 + 9/11: Renegade Craft Fair, Chicago, IL
*Awaiting Jury Announcement*
Parliament is so excited to bring our first special pop-up to the Chicago-land area, a Parliament Pop-Up at Renegade Craft Fair in Wicker Park! Featuring 6 Parliament juried makers, this pop-up shop is bringing the best of Grand Rapids artisanship to Chicago- watch-out Chicago, GR is coming for you!
- 9/21- 10/9: ArtPrize 8, Featuring Team Parliament
As if we couldn't get enough of the Party- join us as we finish out the summer back at home base for our annual ArtPrize celebration! This year, Team Parliament will be tackling a multi-media fiber installation in our window- more details TBA, so keep your eyes peeled in the months ahead for our fiber-filled ArtPrize programming calendar!