Dodge Park music tradition marks 44 years

Every Thursday at Sterling Heights’ new Dodge Park amphitheater, residents of the sprawling city gather to hear tunes filling the summer evening. Running through June, July and August, the Music in the Park event is celebrating its 44th year in operation and the tradition shows no sign of winding down.

Metromode was there recently to capture the vibes.

The city's push to reinvigorate their parks and recreation has seen even more people flock to annual events in Dodge Park.Musicians entertained residents and visitors.
Balloon creations were a hit with the younger crowd.Bikers make the most of the new trails around the park.Revelers claimed the dance floor as they enjoyed the summer concert.

The farmers' market was in full swing as well.

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Kate Roff is an award-winning freelance writer and journalism educator, currently based out of Detroit. She is the managing editor of Metromode and Model D. Contact her at