Comprised of four, award-winning, juried art fairs, this renowned event transforms Ann Arbor into an impressive outdoor art galley showcasing the best fine art and fine crafts. For information about the event, click here. Need a hotel? Check out the AACVB’s web site or give them a call at (734) 995-7281.
The Four Fairs that make up the Ann Arbor Art Fair are: Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original (54 years), 734.994.5260 or www.artfair.org
State Street Area Art Fair (46 years), 734.663.6511 or www.a2statestreetareaartfair.com
Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair (44 years), 734.662.3382 or www.theguild.org
Ann Arbor’s South University Art Fair (14 years), 734.663.5300 or www.a2southu.com
THINGS TO SEE AND DO
Learn about and buy art from the nation’s best artists
3 entertainment stages
Interactive Art Activity Zone
More than 150 restaurants and 3 outdoor food courts
Distinctive shops and galleries
Special sidewalk sales
Buses and Trolley are wheelchair accessible and air-conditioned. Wheelchairs are available at the fairs, call 734.975.6800 or visit www.theannarborartfair.com for more information.
GETTING TO THE FAIR: BY CAR
PARKING: The Maynard Street Parking Structure provides convenient parking two blocks from the center of the Original Fair. Evening and Saturday parking is available at the University of Michigan parking garage on Thayer and Washington, the Fletcher Deck and at the Palmer Deck (enter off Washtenaw and take the walkway), all immediately adjacent to the Fair. Many downtown city structures and lots cost $12 a day ($6 after 5 PM). Neighborhood parking is available all along State St. north of Washington at schools, churches, and apartment buildings for a fee. See the Four Fairs Brochure and Map for more detail.
Two locations: Pioneer High School and Briarwood Mall
Round-trip $3; one-way $1.50
Students & Fare Deal cardholders, One-way $.75
Senior/ADA cardholders ride free
Shuttle stops: Main Street at William and State St. at Madison (see map for stops/routes)
Buses return to both parking locations from either shuttle bus stop
Trinity Westside & Northside Art Fair Park & Ride Shuttles
Westside: Maple Village (155 N. Maple Rd. 48103) Shuttle stops: Washington at Main and at State
Northside: Huron High School (2727 Fuller Rd 48105) Shuttle Stops: Washington at Fletcher and Forest at S. University (see map for stops)
The new Northside shuttle provides easy access for a park-and-ride shuttle for our visitors coming in on M14 and US23. The parking location is at Huron High School, 2727 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. Take the Geddes Road exit off US23 and proceed west on Fuller approximately 1 mile. Go straight through the light at Huron Pkwy and turn into the first drive on your right.
GETTING AROUND THE FAIRS
Art Fair Trolley
Trolley links all fairs (see map for stops/route)
Trolley tickets (ride all day) are $1.
Five and younger ride free
Buses & Trolley are wheelchair accessible and air-conditioned.
Wheelchairs are available at the fairs, 734.975.6800 for info.