Community Events

Burgers and Brass Outdoor Concert

Event - Date & Time: 
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Say goodbye to Summer and hello to Fall with a free concert featuring the Motor City Brass Band. The doors open at 4:00 pm and the concert begins at 4:30 pm at the Leo Mahany / Harold Meininger Senior Community Center, 3500 Marais Ave - East of Crooks/North of 13 Mile Rd. The Concert is to be held outside, so bring a chair or lawn blanket. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Community Center. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

This performance is made possible by generous donations from the following local businesses:
American House Royal OakRead more »

Park It Family Fun Nights

Event - Date & Time: 
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Join us for the 'Park It 4 Fun' event on Aug. 26 at Memorial Park. The FREE Family Fun Night includes live music, kid activities, giveaways, a movie under the stars and more! For more information and a complete schedule, visit
Location: Royal Oak Memorial Park - 31050 Woodward
Date: Tuesday, August 26
Event Starts: 6:00 pm
Music Starts: 6:30 pm George Brothers BandRead more »

Summer Concert Series Performance

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Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The Summer Concert Series of Art Explored "Live" will take place on Center Street between Third and Fourth Streets starting at 6:00pm. Shows will open with student performances at 6 p.m. and at 7 p.m. the main acts will take the stage. Local retailers will host fashion shows during intermission.Read more »

Royal Oak Computer and Electronics Recycling Event

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

There will be a free Computer and Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, October 4th at the Royal Oak Department of Public Service located at 1200 N Campbell Rd, Royal Oak MI 48073. This event is open to the public. During the event, they will be accepting TVs, computers, consumer electronics, home office equipment, and large kitchen appliances at no charge! (Excluding items containing Freon (ie. fridges), biohazards, hazardous waste, liquids of any type; fluorescent bulbs or smoke detectors).

The time of this event is yet to be determined.Read more »

State of the City

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Mayor Ellison will be delivering his annual State of the City address at the Red Run Golf Course on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at noon. Tickets for the event and luncheon are $15 and are available to anyone. The speech immediately follows the luncheon.Read more »

Ice Arena Customer Appreciation Day

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Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Royal Oak Ice Arena will be doing a Customer Appreciation Day Saturday, July 26th between 12:00pm and 3:00pm.  All events during this time will be free of charge and the doors are open to the public! There will be an Open Skate event, a New Edge Figure Skating Club event, and two sessions of Sticks & Pucks for the hockey players (13 & under and 14 & over age groups).  Also, we will have all of our clubs and programs represented as well in our lobby.  All youth hockey players will be able to register for the Royal Oak Hockey Club on this day!Read more »

Priority Health Arts in Motion 5k-10k Walk-Run Event

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Michigan Youth Arts is holding a 5k/10k Walk/Run on Saturday morning, August 30 in conjunction with Arts, Beats, & Eats in downtown Royal Oak. Family-friendly and suitable for both runners and walkers, the Arts in Motion event raises money to support arts education in Michigan schools. More than just a race, the day is a celebration of the arts! Registration and additional information can be found online at:

Normandy Oaks Task Force Town Hall Meeting

Event - Date & Time: 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 7:00pm

Nearly 200 citizens attended the Normandy Oaks Town Hall Meeting at the Mahany/Meininger Senior/Community Center on July 9. Mayor Jim Ellison and City Manager Don Johnson answered dozens of questions regarding the 50-acre golf course and the plan to redevelop it into a city park.Read more »

Red Run Fireworks

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Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 9:30pm - 10:00pm

One of the truly great community traditions in Royal Oak is the Red Run Golf Club Fireworks. The fireworks display will be on June 26th at dusk with a rain out date of June 27th, 2014.

Auto Auction

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

The City of Royal Oak & Berkley will hold an auto auction on Saturday, July 12, 2014 starting at 9:30am. The Auction location is at A&M towing, 303 E Harrison. Check the Property Auction listing on the website for additional information.

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