For GPS directions, use the following address to direct you to all the great activities of the Howell Melon Festival:
200 E. Grand River Avenue
Howell, MI 48843
COMING FROM LANSING?
If you're coming from Lansing, take I-96 East towards Detroit. Take exit 137 for D-19/Michigan Avenue toward Pinckney/Howell and turn left onto S. Michigan Avenue/Pinckney Road. Follow Michigan Avenue and you'll end up right at the festival!
COMING FROM DETROIT?
If you're coming from Detroit, take I-96 West towards Lansing. Take exit 137 toward Pinckney/Howell and turn left onto S. Michigan Avenue/Pinckney Road. Follow Michigan Avenue all the way down and you'll end up right at the festival!
Looking to ride your bike to this year's Melon Festival? Stop by our Bike Valet behind the Festival Tent (located on N. State Street next to the historic Livingston County Courthouse), and they'll watch your bike for FREE so that you can enjoy the festival and all it has to offer! Sponsored by Hometown Bicycles. Available on Saturday from 7:00am-2:00pm.
Parking can be limited in the area surrounding the festival. Note that portions of Grand River and Michigan Avenue will be closed for the festival and detour routes will be posted. Parking on residential streets is permitted where noted. There are also a number of public parking lots surrounding the festival. For the location of these lots, please see the event map (coming soon).