Festivals & Events Posts

Dec 04, 2017
Mittenfest is the most incredible annual end-of-year music festival in Michigan. Some have even called it the best annual music festival in the midwest, but you’re encouraged to be that judge this year yourself. It exists to showcase the most dynamic Mitten-made bands and artists, as they donate ... Read more and see comments!

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Nov 16, 2017
Our guest contributor Emily Tuesday, Executive Director of the Riverside Arts Center, gives us a first look at what's new at this year's DIYpsi Holiday Market.  One of my first exposures to the arts scene in Ypsilanti was an Indie Art Fair called DIYpsi (pronounced DIP-see). I found ... Read more and see comments!

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Oct 06, 2017
Eastern Michigan University is gearing up for a thrilling homecoming week which concludes with a Homecoming Fall Festival in Depot Town. Follow the Green & White Road first to Rynearson Stadium for the game and then down Cross Street for this autumnal celebration. The day begins with a great in-state ... Read more and see comments!

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Aug 01, 2017
Join us at Riverside Park, August 25-27, for the 38th annual Ypsilanti Heritage Festival! The mantra for the 2017 Heritage Festival planners is “new and improved” — and, oh how we have delivered! We are devoted to making this year’s festival one that blends the best of past festivals ... Read more and see comments!

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Jun 14, 2016
Hear ye! Hear ye! The Color Run is racing through Ypsilanti on June 25. Here are 6 ways you can prepare for The Color Run. Register It’s pretty simple really. All you do is click here for more registration information, and you’ll be well on your way to The Color Run extravaganza! Basic ... Read more and see comments!

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Dec 14, 2015
Holiday DIYpsi – the indie art festival – was off the charts in 2015. Our blogger, Jessica Freedland, toured around the event at Riverside Arts Center, and talked to some of the vendors. Check out what they had to say (and sell) and tell us what you thought of DIYpsi in the comments section! Humble. “Now ... Read more and see comments!

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Aug 05, 2015
The creative side of Ypsilanti is truly on display this month in the run-up to DIYpsi, our homegrown Indie Art Fair. DIYpsi taking place Saturday and Sunday at Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery, and the August First Fridays Ypsilanti installment is the perfect prelude. Last month, live music flowed ... Read more and see comments!

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Jul 09, 2015
First Fridays Ypsilanti (FFY) is a monthly self-guided art walk and Ypsilanti community event that celebrates the vibrant art culture of the area. Venues span an array of local gathering places like art galleries, restaurants, bars, studios, coffee shops, the library, and even the farmer’s market. ... Read more and see comments!

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Jul 02, 2015
First Fridays Ypsilanti is one of my favorite recurring events around town. There’s something about the energy in the air. I have met many talented artists, business owners, EMU alumni, and new friends at First Fridays events. For the last few First Fridays, I have been lucky enough to perform ... Read more and see comments!

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May 07, 2015
1. The Color Run Michigan Eastside It’s fun, colorful, and a great excuse to be active! The Color Run is one of the largest summer events, drawing upwards of 15,000 runners each year. Mark your calendars for June 27 and get ready to SHINE. Learn more about prepping for The Color Run by clicking ... Read more and see comments!

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