This weekend is destined to satisfy your sweet tooth with our Sweets Festival and decadent wine/mead tastings. Prove that you’re the best baker by entering into our Annual Cupcake Crusades Competition. There is something for everyone this weekend, so don’t miss out!


Sept. 28th & 29th


Every Weekend

Race for the Rattle

Parents, rally your crawlers! In this adorable race babies crawl to the finish line in hopes of winning an exciting prize for the whole family. Participants also receive a FREE T-Shirt!

TIME:2:00pm

LOCATION:Upson Down Stage

Sept. 28th - 29th • Sweet Endings

Sweets Festival

Stop by The Valley of Aberdare for our fan favorite Sweets Festival! FREE samples will be available from local chocolatiers, bakers and other sweet makers!

TIME:All Day

LOCATION:Valley of Aberdare

Sept. 28th - 29th • Sweet Endings

Fencing Championships

Pre-selected fencers are chosen to prove that they’re the best fencer in Michigan at our Annual Fencing Championships.

TIME:All Day

LOCATION:Valley of Aberdare

Sept. 28th - 29th • Sweet Endings

Cupcake Crusades

Do you have the best cupcake in the realm?! Well enter your sweet treat into this competition to prove it to our villagers! Click the link below to download the entry form.

TIME:All Day

LOCATION:Valley of Aberdare