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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.

Pride Trivia with A-Train ...

Feb 21, 2019

Trivia like you have never seen it before. A-Train of DKR and Kate Peterson will be leading you through a night of Queer themed trivia ...
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A Night in Italy Wine Class ...

Feb 27, 2019

Take a trip to the old world with Cultivate's sommelier Ian. Italian wines are his favorite and it was hard to choose just 5 to ...
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An Evening with Author and ...

Feb 27, 2019

YDL is honored to welcome Holocaust survivor, professor, and author Irene Butter. Her memoir, Shores Beyond Shores, details her journey ...
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The Miss Firecracker Contest ...

Feb 27, 2019 / Mar 2, 2019

In a small Mississippi town, Carnelle Scott (known locally as "Miss Hot Tamale") is rehearsing furiously for the Miss Firecracker ...
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Sticks: Mardi Gras Party ...

Mar 5, 2019

Stick's will be celebrating all things MARDI GRAS! Masks, beads, food, fun, music, coctails, and costumes! The party goes all day, ...
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Eastern Michigan University ...

Mar 5, 2019

Watch the Eastern Michigan University Eagles take on Ball State at the EMU Convocation Center!  Please click "visit the site" ...
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Behind the Scenes Tour of ...

Mar 16, 2019

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a museum? Yankee Air Museum wants to fill you in! 100 lucky people will get the ...
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DO (Something) Ypsilanti ...

Mar 28, 2019

The conference for those who (want to, need to, try to, can) do. Designers, artists, photographers, developers, creatives and entrepreneurs.... It’s ...
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Gabriel `Fluffy` Iglesias: ...

Mar 28, 2019

Stand-up comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias makes a stop in Ypsilanti during his Beyond the Fluffy tour! Iglesias's  globally ...
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Much Ado About Nothing ...

Apr 5, 2019 / Apr 7, 2019

Entanglements, twists, and turns abound in this Shakespearean romantic comedy. Drawn together through hopeful rumor, witty warriors Beatrice ...
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Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra ...

Apr 14, 2019

It's the Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra's 20th anniversary! Come and celebrate 20 years of music making with local art treasures! ...
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Ypsilanti Community Choir ...

May 9, 2019

The Ypsilanti Community Choir is a nonprofit volunteer organization that has been bringing quality music to the area for more ...
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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!