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See and share the history, culture and community of Ypsilanti. Use the #YpsiReal hashtag when posting your Ypsilanti-area photos on social media, and they just might show up here!

From impeccable Elvis impersonations to the funkiest indie art fairs you can imagine, Ypsilanti’s events are 100% unique. Join us for vintage Volkswagen shows, Mad Hatter tea parties, puppeteering theatrical performances and more, year-round in historic and proud Ypsilanti.

Socrates Cafe at Cultivate ...

Dec 15, 2018

Socrates Cafés are diverse gatherings of people curious about the universe. The idea was conceived by author and philosopher Christopher ...
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2nd Annual Snow Ball ...

Dec 15, 2018

Its that most wonderful time of year to give a little bit of care, why not come party and as always, give to good people doing important ...
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Ugly Sweater/White Elephant ...

Dec 15, 2018

It's ugly sweater time! Wrap yourself in tinsel & bring a gift to pass (wrapped) for a White Elephant gift exchange. The ...
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Holiday Open House ...

Dec 16, 2018

Come out to the Michigan Firehouse Museum on December 16 to help celebrate the holidays with food, art, and music!  There will be ...
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A Year in Transition ...

Dec 16, 2018

Screening and Q&A with director and documentary subject. A Year in Transition is a feature length documentary film that follows Issa ...
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Ollie Holiday Cocktail Dinner ...

Dec 17, 2018

Ollie Food & Spirits presents A fantastic four-course Dinner paired with Finely crafted Cocktails using spirits from Ann Arbor Distilling ...
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Live Music Thursdays: Al ...

Dec 20, 2018

Al Bettis is a singer and songwriter from Detroit, Michigan who started writing and playing guitar late in life at the age of 30. His influences ...
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Santa Visit at Yankee Air ...

Dec 22, 2018

Santa is making a special trip to Yankee Air Museum to make sure that every good girl and boy has had a chance to let him know their Christmas ...
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The Michigan Kizomba Fusion ...

Dec 27, 2018 / Jan 1, 2019

Michigan Kizomba Fusion Winterfest brings a fresh twist to your traditional New Years celebration. It brings to you 5 intense ...
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Mittenfest XIII ...

Dec 28, 2018 / Dec 31, 2018

Mittenfest is a multi-day concert featuring Michigan musicians and artists, all giving generously of their time and talents to benefit ...
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New Years Eve at Cultivate ...

Dec 31, 2018

Ring in the new year with your friends at Cultivate. Drink specials, champagne toast, dancing & more! 8 PM - Live Jazz with Wilson ...
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New Year’s Eve at Ypsi ...

Dec 31, 2018

Celebrate the New Year at Ypsi Alehouse. They will be open from 3:00 pm-2:00 am, with Happy Hour prices from 3:00 pm-6:00 pm. Enjoy a special ...
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Discover the community pride and passion directly from the folks who experience Ypsilanti every day. Learn about upcoming events, hot dining spots, and those hidden gems that turn a visit into an adventure!

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3 Artists to Get Excited ...

Every year, we look forward to DIYpsi Holiday Market. (pronounced DIP-see) Independent, original, eclectic, and unapologetically ...
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5 Ways to Celebrate National ...

That’s right - National Bacon Day is December 30, and we want to help you celebrate! We take bacon very seriously in Ypsilanti.   So, ...
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#Ypsireal Instas we Love: ...

Well, Ypsilantians, you've done it again. 2018 was an epic year for your Instagram feed, and we're honored and grateful ...
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Ypsi-Made, Ypsi-Themed Products ...

One of the most marvelous things about Ypsilanti is the availability of Ypsi-made products. More than simply being local for ...
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Creepy or Celebratory - Take ...

Para-Con - December 8 Halloween may be over, but don't hang up the fangs just yet. Did you know that one of Michigan's ...
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Ypsilanti’s Iconic Water ...

Cities all over the world have important landmarks. They have titles ranging from “most important” to “must-see” ...
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