Don’t Miss Out on These Great Summer Events at Eastern Market
By: Scott Davis
May 6, 2019
Comprising of more than 150 businesses, 225 vendors, and over 40,000 weekly visitors, Eastern Market is undoubtedly one of Detroit’s most popular year-round spots. Their weekly markets are enough to warrant a visit, but the market has plenty of events worthy of a trip in the summer. So get ready to get a behind the scenes look at Eastern Market, eat some great food, and see beautiful new art at these upcoming events.
Those who aren’t as familiar with Eastern Market might want to experience it with the Preservation Detroit Saturday tours taking place throughout the summer. You’ll get to see all of the sights, sounds and smells of the vintage outdoor farmers market and learn about the exciting future plans. Eastern Market does offer private tours for groups of any size on any day of the week, which you can find more information about here.
A mantra we always try to live by, Delish Detroit will be hosting its “Come Hungry, Leave Happy” Food tours throughout the summer at Eastern Market. The tour will take you from shed to shed to hear fun facts, history of the area, behind the scenes information and sampling of various foods. It’s the best way to find seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more without going hungry!
An annual tradition since 1967, Flower Day returns to help make your garden stand out from the crowd. Growers from all over the state will help you make the best selection at a great value. Be sure to RSVP on Facebook for updates and check out other flower days throughout Metro Detroit here.
Celebrating its fifth year at Eastern Market, Murals in the Market will host its annual Mural Unveiling event on Friday, June 28. The event will feature news on this year’s artist roster, activities and of course a first look at this year’s mural. You can find more about how Murals in the Market is bringing artists from Detroit and around the world together on their Facebook page.
What began as a celebration of all things burgers in Metro Detroit seven years ago, has quickly turned into a friendly competition at the annual Burger Battle in Detroit. Admission gives you the ability to sample any of the restaurants burgers as they duke it out to be named the best burger in the D. On-hand will also be a full cash bar with beer, wine and liquor, along with games and family-friendly attractions.