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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.

Mittenfest XII ...

Dec 29, 2017 / Dec 31, 2017

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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Highland Cemetery Winter ...

Dec 29, 2017 / Dec 31, 2017

See the stark winter beauty of Highland Cemetery during our annual winter lantern tours. Discover the beauty and tranquility of our cemetery ...
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Eastern Michigan University ...

Jan 6, 2018

The Eagles play their first Home Mid-American Conference game of the season as they host Bowling Green State University at the Convocation ...
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...

Jan 11, 2018

Join members of the university and surrounding community as we reflect upon the historical significance of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery ...
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2018 MLK CELEBRATION KEYNOTE ...

Jan 15, 2018

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, which occurred on April 4, 1968, along with the founding ...
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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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#ypsireal Instas We Love! ...

Our Instagram followers are seriously talented! We're constantly impressed by the fabulous photos we see pop up in our feed, ...
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Mittenfest 2018: Michigan ...

Mittenfest is the most incredible annual end-of-year music festival in Michigan. Some have even called it the best annual music ...
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Sneak Peek into the DIYpsi ...

Our guest contributor Emily Tuesday, Executive Director of the Riverside Arts Center, gives us a first look at what's ...
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Rosie the Riveter Joins Michigan ...

With her determined spirit and “can-do” attitude, Rosie the Riveter was inducted into the Michigan Women’s ...
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Holiday Home Tour & Taste ...

See some of the most striking homes and buildings in the Ypsilanti area at the 21st annual Ypsilanti Holiday Home Tour. Over ...
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ypsiGLOW Takes Flight ...

Every October, as the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, the young and the young-at-heart discover fun and thrilling ...
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