Downtown Ann Arbor

October Events Roundup

The leaves are changing and the weather is cooling, which means it’s time to put on your favorite sweater and head to the festive fall activities happening in the Ann Arbor area! From Milan’s 3 rd Thursdays: Harvest Time, featuring a marketplace and make-and-take Harvest time crafts, to the…

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Ann Arbor Area Birthday Deals

They say it is better to give than to receive, but your birthday is prime receiving time - especially at Ann Arbor area businesses. We’ve put together a list of deals, coupons, and freebies to be found all around town. Stop by just one and get a special treat, or make a day of it and see how many…

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September Events Roundup

Fall is quickly approaching, which means you’ll be enjoying the best weather in the Midwest for the variety of things to do this September! Whether you love cars, festivals, events out of the ordinary or all of the above, you will find exactly what you’re looking for when visiting the Ann Arbor…

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Great Minds Think A Lot: Matthew VanBesien

This profile is part of Destination Ann Arbor’s Great Minds Think a Lot series, highlighting influential leaders in Washtenaw County who make a positive impact within our community. Former University Musical Society President Ken Fischer left some pretty enormous shoes to fill when he retired in…

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A Visual Art-icle about Ypsilanti, Michigan

Ypsilanti is a city of rich creativity and stunning artistic variety. From high-end galleries (Riverside Arts Center, Nelson Amos studio) to citywide yarn bombing, the city is bursting with art and beauty if you simply keep your eyes open. Whether you prefer a gallery setting or a casual perusal of…

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Your Family Reunion in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is bold, vibrant, and one of MONEY magazine’s “Best in Travel” locations. Recently named the #1 small college town by WalletHub, Ann Arbor and the surrounding areas offer a unique and inclusive range of experiences for everyone in your family, young and old. Everyone in your family will…

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FoolMoon and FestiFools

FoolMoon and FestiFools – two related, celebratory community art events (produced by Ann Arbor nonprofit WonderFool Productions) that happen each year during a single weekend in early April – have a long history of sneaking up on, and delighting, people who aren’t familiar with the events. “Years…

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