August 25, 26 and 27, 2017
Friday 12:00 pm-10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am- 10:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am-6:00 pm
No minors will be admitted without an adult during all times of the Festival.
Your support and donations have helped keep Ypsilanti’s Community Festival FREE and fun for more than 35 years!
It takes the work of people from all over the community to make our Festival awesome. To find out how you, your community group, or business can bring our free community festival to life. We’re always looking for volunteers, community partners, and event sponsors to help us present the best Ypsilanti has to offer!
Schedule of Activities
Beer and Wine can be purchased inside the Main Tent using drink tickets. We have two ticket types, Premium Beer/Wine ($5) and Miller Lite($4). Tickets can be purchased at the gate outside the Main Tent or you can PURCHASE NOW and pick them up at will-call. Just click the green Tickets button.
***ALL SALES FINAL, NO REFUNDS***
Premium Beer provided by Ypsi Ale House – $5.00
Wine – Both red and white – $5.00
Miller Lite – provided by O&W – $4.00
Purchase Tickets Now!
Please enjoy our roaming band of performers including:
Balloon Animal Artists
Come watch and listen to La Trinity reggae Calypso Band Friday afternoon at the Dock Stage.
First United Methodist Church Italian Dinner:
All expenses are paid, so every dollar of ticket sales goes to local charities:
Tiny Buddha in Depot Town will be hosting 3 free community yoga classes at the #ypsiheritagefestival
Friday at 5:30PM-6:30PM with Tonya
Saturday at 5:30PM- 6:30PM with Dominique
Sunday at 11:00AM-12PM with Risa
If you are a first time Yogi or life long yogi this class is for you, stop by and see what the Tiny Buddha Yoga studio in Depot Town is all about!! Don’t forget to bring your own mat and water!!
Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides are provided by Real Adventure Balloons (www.raballoons.com), and sponsored By Amerigas Distributors, Budget Towing, and The Ann Arbor Marriott at Ypsilanti. They will be flying Friday And Saturday evenings from approximately 6 PM to sunset as weather permits, and Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6 AM to 8-9 AM as weather permits. Cost TBD.
Kick off the Heritage Festival with the annual Jazz Night at the Freighthouse.
Happy Hour at the newly renovated Freighthouse, locally brewed beer, snack & wine and live jazz!
$2 donation at the door. 21 over unless with chaperone. All procceds go to the Freighthouse building fund.
Sponsored by Hal Wolfe & Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse.
Amphitheater Stage – Friday August 25th
6:00pm – FUNK OPUS – We’re thrilled to have them as a part of the Festival and we want to say THANK YOU to Hank Davis and all the people in the band.
- YpsiArborMusic.Com – Sound Equipment and Technical Support
- Tony Robinson, G Whiz Willibey, and the Maidstone Theater – Sound Engineering