Just how fast does summer turn to fall in Metro Detroit? Well, let's put it this way, there is no telling. Summer can stick around for a while or it can snow in October. By November, you can pretty much count on less sunshine and a lot less leaves. If you need more specifics, check out Detroit weather in September, October, and November.
Fall means Tigers baseball is wrapping up, but Lions football, Pistons basketball and Red Wings hockey are just getting started. In addition to the home games of the big-four professional teams, there are college games and other sporting events in and around the Metro-Detroit area.
In the fall months in Metro Detroit, it's all about football, cider and enjoying that last bit of warmth in the air. The many neighborhoods that make up the Metro-Detroit area make it easy to enjoy the season by hosting annual festivals and events.
In Michigan in general and Detroit in particular, we experience the change of seasons in a big way. One of the best things about our cold climate and plentiful forests is the ability to experience the vibrant color changes of fall. Take some time and do it right with one of Detroit's fall color tours.
Halloween may not be until the very end of October, but communities across the Metro-Detroit area are already planning the frights. In fact, most haunted houses start at the end of September. Detroit has so many haunted houses that you need the extra month to experience them all.
As the weather cools and the holidays approach, Detroit's concert and theater season gets in full swing. In addition to plays and Broadway shows, Detroit hosts a variety of music concerts, comedians, rodeos and circuses in the fall.