Share the #YpsiLove with family and friends this winter in Ypsilanti. From shopping, to live music, to trying the tastiest lattes, Ypsilanti offers it all and so much more! Get started with these Ypsi experiences: 

1. Dine in at a delicious restaurant

C. King. & Co meal
Go big with a nice dinner for two at C. King & Co. Cafe, or splurge on appetizers and combos at Maiz and Bobcat Bonnie's. Order from an all-vegetarian menu at Gora’s Grill. We suggest surprising your loved ones with donuts from Dom Bakeries. No matter what you’re craving, you can find it in Ypsi. 

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2. Cozy up around the fireplace

Arbor Brewing Company

Order a Michigan brew at Arbor Brewing Company and stay toasty by the outdoor firepits. Also featuring an indoor fireplace, ABC is an ideal spot for a cozy date out. Bellflower’s heated table and heat lamps will keep you warm while dining safely during a memorable evening out.

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3. Cocktails for two

Cocktails at mash ypsilanti

Cocktails or non-alcoholic beverages make for a perfect evening activity while out on the town. Find a table for two at Mash Ypsilanti and order colorful cocktails or specialty drinks. Our other recommendations: Keystone Bar & Arcade for cosmic and arcade vibes complete with featured drinks, or 734 Brewing Company for Ypsi-brewed beer in historic Depot Town. 

Discover more Ypsilanti bars and breweries here.

4. Attend a special event

Couple poses near mural

You can always find something to do in Ypsilanti, from annual events and community gatherings, to art gallery exhibitions, family fun, touring shows, and more.

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5. Catch a performance


If you're ready to go out on the town, venues around Ypsilanti like Ziggy’s and Ypsi Alehouse host live music and serve up tasty drinks. You can also catch live theater, open mic nights, and more performing arts options regularly around town. Click here to read our Insider's Guide to Ypsilanti nightlife.

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6. Warm up with a latte

Coffee Ypsilanti

Each latte is crafted with love in Ypsi. Visit Northern Grind Coffee for a specially crafted latte, or grab coffee to-go from Hyperion and stroll around Depot Town. Check out Deep End Cafe & Gallery, roasting unique coffee blends and hosting evening gallery shows. 

Browse Ypsilanti cafes and coffee shops here.

7. Spend your day at the museum

Inside michigan firehouse museum

Share the love for Ypsi history at the Ypsilanti Historical Museum, presented as an 1860s historic home. Are classic automobiles more your speed? You’ll love the Michigan Firehouse Museum and the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum. Learn about historic aircraft from WWII at the Yankee Air Museum, including the C-47 Hairless Joe and the B-25 Yankee Warrior.

Browse Ypsilanti history & museums.

8. Play outside

having fun at rolling hills in winter

Spend time outdoors with your loved ones! Rolling Hills County Park offers a tremendous 275-foot sledding hill and trails all over the property. Riverside Park is also a beloved park and connects to Frog Island Park, allowing visitors to wander pathways along the Huron River. 

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9. Start planning your summer

John e lawrence summer jazz series

Whether planning solo or with your partner, start planning ahead! Thunder Over Michigan tickets are now on sale, and the Michigan Summer Beer Festival will be here before you know it. Keep an eye out for more Ypsi events on our website! 

Find more upcoming events here.

BONUS: Share your #YpsiLove with us

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Have photos and videos of your favorite places, restaurants, and things to do in Ypsi? Share them by tagging us at @YpsiReal! Follow along on our social media pages for activity ideas, suggestions, area highlights, and more.  Click here to upload your content directly - it may even be featured on our website! Click here to learn more.



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