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Ypsilanti: Free & Budget Friendly Fun

Ypsilanti is a top spot for having fun on a budget. Whether searching for free events or low-cost exciting activities, you can find it here. We’ve gathered a few ideas to help you get started: FREE ACTIVITIES Historic Tours Plan a self-guided tour of the Ypsilanti historic districts. Sightsee…

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Ypsilanti: An Unexpected Jazz Destination

Ypsilanti is an unexpected must-visit for music lovers and jazz enthusiasts. Nestled between Detroit, an all-around music destination with historic jazz ties, and lively jazz clubs in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti is a hidden gem hosting several exciting live jazz events all summer long. Honoring Ypsilanti…

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Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride in Ypsilanti

From small gatherings to annual celebrations, Ypsilanti hosts several intentional LGBTQ+ events created by queer-identifying leaders and community members committed to meaningful change. Share the Ypsi Love with your LGBTQ+ friends, family, and community this Pride season and beyond. Here’s how:…

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8 Exciting Ways to Experience Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti has iconic landmarks, rich history, live music and theater, comfort food, craft breweries, unique retail, outdoor adventures and so much more! 1. Ypsilanti's Signature Landmark Is there any more quintessential Ypsilanti location than the Water Tower? Take a selfie with this 147-foot…

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Top 10 Fall Events in Ypsilanti to Plan for Now!

Folks can count on Ypsilanti for totally unique and out of the ordinary events and activities! This year, Ypsi businesses and organizers have been safely planning events all around town to enjoy this fall season. From free movies for film buffs and pop-ups fit for foodies, to live performances and…

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Only in Ypsilanti: 12 Must-Dos on Your Next Visit

Ypsilanti is an incomparable city full of quirky shop finds, awe-inspiring arts, small town charm and specialty- well, just about anything! Here, you can enjoy the best food and craft beverages, live entertainment and fun activities that are totally unique. If you’re up for a new adventure, Ypsi is…

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7 Ways to Experience ypsiGLOW 2020!

Since its first year in Ypsilanti, ypsiGLOW has become the city’s top illuminating event which has grown to become an upbeat costume party, parade and overall an exceptionally fun night! This year, ypsiGLOW will shine in its brightest year yet with reimagined ideas to bring the action to you…

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An Unexpected Art Destination: Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti is positively bursting with arts and culture. One thing you may not know about Ypsilanti is just how many art galleries, rotating art displays, arts festivals, and art-focused shops we have. There is always somewhere to view – and purchase - the latest from local artists, and beautiful and…

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Holiday Happenings in Ypsilanti

Make Ypsilanti your top holiday stop this season! Visit the Ypsilanti area this holiday season for an enchanted experience in our charming city. There are plenty of events happening and things to do - you may find yourself getting cozy by the fireplace at Corner Brewery, or perhaps feeling like…

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10 Unique Things to See When Visiting EMU

Not only does Eastern Michigan University have tons of resources and activities for students and faculty, but many of those are available for public view or exploration. Read on to learn more about what there is to see as a visitor to EMU: 1. Art Walk Take a self-guided art walk throughout campus…

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