‘Tis the season for winter events! From the Downtown Tree Lighting to New Year’s Eve, there’s always something happening in Ypsilanti. Put on your festive garb, and head out on the town to any of these wonderful events.
If you haven’t started your holiday shopping, DIYpsi Holiday Market is a one-stop shop for unique gifts. Featuring over 90 creators and artists, DIYpsi is a bi-annual art festival that features a diverse array of handmade items from makers in southeast Michigan. You won’t want to miss this two-day event on December 10 and 11. Click here to get the details.
Feast your eyes on historic Ypsilanti homes in all their glory. This weekend, the Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels Holiday Home Tour includes a variety of vintage homes, including the breathtaking Hutchinson Mansion. If you are a history buff, or a home décor connoisseur, you will not want to miss this annual event. Click here for more information.
Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti are known for their creative vibes. The Winter Art Tour is a haven for those who appreciate art of all different mediums. The tour includes nine distinct art shows on December 9 throughout the Ann Arbor Area. Tour and shop local while you enjoy music, refreshments, creative activities, and artist demonstrations. Click here to read more.
The Michigan Firehouse Museum hosts its annual Holiday Open House on December 18 from 1pm-3pm. Visitors can experience the museum decorated for the holidays, and check out the entries for the museum’s annual Gingerbread Firehouse Contest. There will be crafts, holiday fire safety information, and a chance to visit with Santa! Learn more about this event here.
Other Events in Ypsilanti this month:
December 2-4 & 8-11
Christmas Carol’d by EMU Theatre
Downtown Ypsilanti Tree Lighting
December 6, 13, 20
Ypsilanti Winter Farmers Market