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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.

Snow Much Fun! ...

Jan 26, 2019

As part of the Winter Fun Fest event for Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation, we will be hosting Snow Much Fun! on January 26, 2019, ...
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Workshop: Laser Cut Jewelry ...

Jan 31, 2019

Make a wooden pendant or pair of earrings using laser cut geometric shapes or letters. Engrave them with your name and a message to mom, ...
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The Original Harlem Globetrotters ...

Feb 1, 2019

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are on the road for their action-packed tour! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their ...
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Beau Monde: an Anthology ...

Feb 1, 2019 / Feb 2, 2019

Join PURe Dance Ensemble in Beau Monde, an Anthology of Black Dance in America. Celebrate the moments where movement and culture intersect ...
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Kickoff to Black History ...

Feb 1, 2019

Impulse Entertainment is putting on a kickoff to Black History Month event! The show will feature the band along with a three-piece ...
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MAIZ + Mindo: A Chocolate ...

Feb 9, 2019

You've tried wine and chocolate, but have you tried tequila and chocolate? It's a match made in heaven! We are partnering with ...
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Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra ...

Feb 17, 2019

It's the Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra's 20th anniversary! Come and celebrate 20 years of music making with local arts treasures! ...
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An Evening with Author and ...

Feb 27, 2019

YDL is honored to welcome Holocaust survivor, professor, and author Irene Butter. Her memoir, Shores Beyond Shores, details her journey ...
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The Miss Firecracker Contest ...

Feb 27, 2019 / Mar 2, 2019

In a small Mississippi town, Carnelle Scott (known locally as "Miss Hot Tamale") is rehearsing furiously for the Miss Firecracker ...
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Sticks: Mardi Gras Party ...

Mar 5, 2019

Stick's will be celebrating all things MARDI GRAS! Masks, beads, food, fun, music, coctails, and costumes! The party goes all day, ...
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Gabriel `Fluffy` Iglesias: ...

Mar 28, 2019

Stand-up comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias makes a stop in Ypsilanti during his Beyond the Fluffy tour! Iglesias's  globally ...
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Much Ado About Nothing ...

Apr 5, 2019 / Apr 7, 2019

Entanglements, twists, and turns abound in this Shakespearean romantic comedy. Drawn together through hopeful rumor, witty warriors Beatrice ...
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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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10 Ways to Worship Automotive ...

If you love classic cars, motorcycles, and automotive history, Ypsilanti is the place for you! Located 36 miles away from ...
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6 Little Gems That Will Take ...

Blast the Buddy Holly on your radio and take a delicious trip down memory lane! Ypsilanti, Michigan takes pride in ...
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#ErininA2: One Day in Ypsilanti ...

During our year-long partnership with The Epicurean Traveler (a fabulous blog from Erin Klema, a Grand Rapids-based foodie), ...
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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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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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#ErininA2: Ollie Food + Spirits ...

The Epicurean Traveler is back! Erin Klema, one of our favorite food and travel bloggers, published another post about her time ...
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