Ann Arbor Travel Insider: November 2016

Nov 11, 2016

As the winter approaches, Michiganders are preparing for the cold months ahead. But we are here to tell you the Ann Arbor area has so much to offer visitors in the months ahead. From one of the area’s best music festivals, shopping expenditures, holiday home tours, foodie events, glee clubs, and more - the Ann Arbor area is sure to warm your warm your heart! As you plan your visit, follow Visit Ann Arbor on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest for tons of travel information and area updates. (Photo to the right credited to Instagram user @sarahgluck.)

12 Days of Shopping

November officially kicks off the winter holiday season — and we've created this handy sing-along shopping guide to help inspire some original gift ideas, whether you're shopping for a loved one or yourself! More information on the best local holiday shopping can be found here.

Ypsilanti Holiday Home Tour

Every year locals and visitors alike explore the historic homes of Ypsilanti for the annual Holiday Home Tour. This year the tour will conclude at one of Ypsilanti’s most marvelous historic homes, the Hutchinson Mansion. All the proceeds from the event will benefit Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels — the local chapter of this amazing organization which seeks to deliver meals to the homebound elderly, ill, or disabled residents of the area. Get a unique view of the breathtaking homes in Ypsilanti while supporting a noble cause right before the holidays! More information here.

Ann Arbor Folk Festival

One of Ann Arbor's signature events will be celebrating its 40th anniversary at the end of January. Rooted in history and constantly striving to out-do itself, The Ann Arbor Folk Festival has once again collected an amazing amount of talent for the two-night event. More information on the lineup here.

University of Michigan Glee Club

The University of Michigan Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs are long-standing Wolverine traditions that span the domains of collegiate pride, fraternity, and excellence in music and performance. If you haven’t heard these two talented groups in action, what are you waiting for? More information here.

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

Ann Arbor is a destination that food lovers have revered for decades with its countless independent restaurants that span throughout the downtown area and beyond. Ann Arbor’s Restaurant Week (January 15–20) provides a perfect opportunity to try something new — whether it’s the latest hot spot or a specialty seasonal menu item at one of your favorite stops. More informaiton on the 2017 event can be found here.

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