January 29-30, 2021. Two nights of folk & roots music and comedy, from 6:30pm at Hill Auditorium. Celebrating 40 years with some of the world's finest traditional and contemporary performers at the Ark. A blend of well-known and up-and-coming artists, providing an opportunity to hear artists you know and love while discovering great new talents. See lineup at website:
Late March, 2021 (TBC). Independent/ experimental films, new works, renowned artists, 40 programs, 180+ films from 20+ countries. Six-day Festival Pass includes Opening Night Reception/ Screening + 30 ticketed programs throughout the week + admission to State Theatre midnight movies and free or discounted admission to all festival afterparties. For screenings throughout the year see:
April 3, 2021 (TBC). Hash Bash begin at noon on the first Saturday in April each year, with speakers and various events around town.
June - July, 2021. The Festival presents new activities each summer including digital offerings, collaborative art projects, and live music. Look for the annual festival to return in summer 2021 w/ music on stage (Acoustic/Roots, Blues/RnB, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Ska/Reggae, Symphonic), plus film, comedy, circus, global culture/ cuisine, and wellness/workshops.
July 15-18, 2021, at streets around UM, E Washington to S University, S Main to Church. Annual event bringing artists to streets of Ann Arbor to display their latest works of fine arts and crafts for over 500,000 fair-goers; Art Zone, Art Demo, Potters' Guild, food vendors. Also: Townie Street Party with each year's featured artist. See website for details:
Early August, 2021. Past year a vitual event due to Covid-19. In normal times a weekend in Ann Arbor's Kerrytown District - formerly known as OUTfest - with an array of activities for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and allied communities of Washtenaw County area. Weekend events are open to all attendees! See details at: