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Festivals fill the holiday weekend calendar

By Gary Graff
ggraff@medianewsgroup.com, @GraffonMusic on Twitte

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Memorial Day weekend is always a good time to get outside for music, food and other kinds of festival fun. This year’s lineup includes:

• St. Mary's Polish Country Fair resumes its annual weekend tradition with music (including headliner Mitch Ryder), food, carnival rides, Vegas and sports tents and more Friday through Monday, May 24-27, on the Orchard Lake St. Mary's Campus, 3535 Commerce Road, Orchard Lake. Entry $5 per person or $20 per families up to six. Call 248-706-6775 or visit stmaryspolishcountryfair.afrogs.org.

• There will be plenty of food, culture and other fun at the annual Ya'Assoo Greek Festival, running Friday through Sunday, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 43816 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills. Call 248-335-8869 or visit yassoogreekfestival.com.

• The annual Movement Electronic Music Festival brings together electronic artists — including Orbital, GRiZ, Richie Hawtin, Danny Brown and the six-hour Circle of Live — and fans from all over the world at Detroit's Hart Plaza Saturday through Monday, May 25-27. Tickets $99-$420, plus a full slate of afterparties. Visit movement.us.

• The daylong Bled Fest's 15th and final year with performances by more than 300 acts — including the Wonder Years, Camp Cope, Hawthorne Heights, Free Throw and more — starts at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at the Hartland Performing Arts Center, 9525 Highland Road, Howell. Tickets $35 advance, $40 day of show plus VIP packages. Visit bledfest.com.

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