Travel Insider: August 2017
If you’re new to our newsletter, we welcome you! The Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti area is full of one-of-a-kind things to do, year-round — and this week we’re excited to feature multiple area events including Thunder Over Michigan, Zingerman's Summer Street Fair, and the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival. For those Michigan alumni, we have a fun retrospective to past student life, and theater lovers may discover a new troupe while checking out our theater scene primer.
THUNDER OVER MICHIGAN SEPT. 2-4
See the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight performance team, book a ride in a historic aircraft, and watch a WWII re-enactment, including the world's largest paratroop drop!
ZINGERMAN'S SUMMER STREET FAIR: MARKING 35 YEARS OF FOOD & DRINK
Foodies, mark your calendars! Zingerman's 35th Anniversary Street Fair is set for Aug. 12 at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market. The event will feature music, fun, and lots of great food!
A TREAT FOR THEATER LOVERS
If you enjoy going to shows, you'll love this look at Ann Arbor's vibrant theater scene, courtesy of a local theater connoisseur.
SEE WHAT'S NEW AT YPSILANTI HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Riverside Park will be abuzz with activity Aug. 25-27 for the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival. Check out the Huron River Rubber Ducky Race, tethered hot air balloon rides, and much more.
U-M THROUGH THE DECADES
Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan was the first public university in the area. See how student life has evolved and why school spirit remains stronger than ever!