Downtown Ann Arbor

Enjoy Ypsilanti from Anywhere

On any given week, finding fun and entertaining things to do in Ypsilanti is effortless, from live music and performing arts to food tastings and festivals. However, while hanging out at local favorite hot spots is on pause, check out how Ypsilanti businesses and organizations are continuously…

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Virtual Experiences All Over Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is known as a catalyst of creativity – a place where innovation powers our identity as a community. So, it’s no surprise that during this time of COVID-19, tons of local businesses and organizations are evolving their programs and services to become more virtual, more accessible, and more…

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58th Annual Ann Arbor Film Festival

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is nearly upon us! March 24-29, 2020 marks the 58th year for the longest-running avant-garde and experimental film festival in North America, fouded in 1963. Since its inception, thousands of influential filmmakers and artists have showcased early work at the AAFF…

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A Marvelous Year: 2019 Recap

2019 has been a stand-out year for the Ann Arbor area, full of vibrant community events and festivals. This year, Ann Arbor was voted best small college town in America, the #1 location for family vacations, one of the best cities to live in the country, and much more! Read on for a few highlights…

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A Wintry Family Staycation in Ann Arbor

When the days turn cold and the snow starts to fall, it can be quite the task finding options for family fun outside of the house. There’s no need to stay cooped up with the kids all winter - a quick road trip to Ann Arbor is a perfect option for the whole family, with indoor and outdoor activities…

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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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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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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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