Voted Washtenaw’s “Best Annual Event,” by Current Readers, Ann Arbor Art Fair pops off July 21st

. July 1, 2016.

Voted Washtenaw’s “Best Annual Event,” by Current readers, the 57th annual Ann Arbor Art Fair pops off Thursday, July 21, running for four days. Composed of The Street Art Fair, the State Street Art Fair, the Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair, and Ann Arbor’s South University Art Fair – four distinct celebrations running in concert with one another – the celebration completely takes over the streets with 500,000 visitors. Stroll through the myriad rows of often eye-popping art created by both seasoned artists and amateurs and nosh on the food vendors’ fare during the festival, but don’t miss the Townie Street Party kick-off on Monday, July 18.

Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24.
10am-9pm Thursday-Saturday | 10am-6pm Sunday.
734-994-5260 | artfair.org | Free

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