34th Homecoming on tap Aug. 2-4

DEARBORN – The city will celebrate its 34th annual Homecoming festival Friday through Sunday with entertainment led by Blues Traveler, fireworks, 27 carnival rides, family activities, art demonstrations, green living expo and plenty of festival food.

It will also help more than 20 nonprofit groups fundraise for, and increase awareness of, their works in Dearborn.

Homecoming is a project of the city of Dearborn and the nonprofit Dearborn Community Fund. It is at Ford Field Park, 22051 Cherry Hill
The headline entertainment is Blues Traveler at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The five-man jam band played at Woodstock ’94, opened for the Rolling Stones and is best known for its top 40 hits “Run Around” and “Hook.”

Main stage entertainment at 8 p.m. Friday is acclaimed Detroit country band Annabelle Road.

The carnival is open 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday
through Sunday.

Advanced sales of all-day wrist bands are $14, until 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 1 at www.cityofdearborn.org.

All-day wrists bands purchased at the festival Aug. 2 to 4 are $20. Other ride options are available.

Free shuttle service is available from Dearborn High School and the west Dearborn business district along West Village Drive, from Military to Monroe.

Returning this year from 9 a.m.-noon Friday is an event for people with special needTell me more Go to www.cityofdearborn.org for the complete schedule.