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July is National Parks and Recreation Month and Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers many ways to enjoy the 31 days of July.
Enjoy crafts, music, sidewalk art, hikes and a butterfly tent at the Butterfly Parade. Sponsored by ITC, the activities begin at 1 p.m. with the parade starting at 3 p.m.
Come Out and Play will feature retro games, inflatables, climbing tower, face painting, nature table, treats, zip line, GO Fish and Cache at Independence Oaks County Park.
Get ready for 10 days of excitement and fun as the Oakland County Fair returns to Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg July 8-17. Grandstand events, contests, fair food, Big Rock Amusements Carnival, fireworks, a free concert and livestock are fair favorites. Visitors will see horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, rabbits and alpaca.
The Oakland County Farmers Market will hold a Food Truck Rally featuring seven local food trucks: Concrete Cuisine, Kona Ice, Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina, Matt & Mo's, Red Wood Grill, Cool Jacks and Delectabowl. Shop at the market and then enjoy lunch in a casual atmosphere.
Families are invited to join in the fun of fireworks displays at Addison Oaks and Groveland Oaks campgrounds or the Oakland County Fair at Springfield Oaks County Park.