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Buy Michigan Now!

Posted in Lifestyle, Local News with tags , , on July 26, 2012 by Pat Hansen

Entering its fourth year in downtown Northville, the 2012 Buy Michigan Now Festival is a weekend celebration of the state’s annual Buy Michigan Week. It includes sidewalk sales, street vendors, live music and children’s activities, all highlighting Michigan-based businesses and Michigan-made products. It’s a fun-fest with a cause.

Over 70 vendors will have displays showcasing their  products which include food from Hiller’s Market, candy, clothing, art, jewelry, photography, nuts, granola, salsa and teas to name a few.

This year’s festival is scheduled to take place on:

  • Friday, August 3rd12 PM to 9 PM
  • Saturday, August 4th10 AM to 9 PM
  • Sunday, August 5th – 11 AM to 5 PM

Admission is free as is most parking. Main and Center Streets are closed in the middle of downtown to make it easy to shop and dine, while enjoying live entertainment from some of Michigan’s finest performers.

Parking on downtown streets is limited to two hours. While some parking lots are limited to three hours, there are plenty FREE all day parking spaces available. Visitors whose stay will exceed three hours are encouraged to utilize the long-term parking areas accessible off Cady Street.

Located on the western outskirts of the Detroit Metro area, Northville is about 30 minutes from downtown Detroit. The major thoroughfares of I-275 and M-14 are nearby, making access easy.

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