14th Annual Arts, Beats & Eats


September 5, 2011
Downtown Royal Oak,
Cost: $3 admission fee

Get ready for some beautiful art, some amazing music and some delicious cuisine all in one place.  This could only describe one event… Arts, Beats & Eats!  Now, in its 14th year, Arts, Beats & Eats is more popular than ever.  At staple of the Metro Detroit Area, this year’s festival is going to be bigger and better than ever!

Originally held in Pontiac, Arts, Beats & Eats moved to its current location in downtown Royal Oak in 2009.  Last year, the event celebrated its most successful year to date, hosting more than 400,000 people over four days, and raising over $350,000 for local charities. The event was estimated to have generated $39 million in sales.

The Arts, Beats & Eats Festival celebrates all things new, unique and eclectic.  It is a combination of great music from every genera, amazing artwork from talented artists and mouth watering cuisine from just about every type of restaurant.  The diversity of the festival is one of the greatest things it has to offer.  There is something for everyone to enjoy.  Originally, the festival was started as a way to provide fun family entertainment at a low cost.  The admission fee is only $3. It has grown into so much more.  Not only a family friendly environment, now the festival boasts cultural diversity and entertainment second to none.

This year, with 4 added blocks and additional participation from the Royal Oak Music Theatre, the festival hopes to do even better than in past years.  There are more than 65 restaurants scheduled to participate and the musical line up contains more than 250 different acts.  From Bret Michaels to Panic at the Disco to Vince Gill, there will be music for all to enjoy. There are also many different media of artwork, so there is something for every type of art enthusiast.  Jewelry, paintings, ceramics, photography, sculpture and more will be on display for the visitors’ viewing pleasure.

The Arts, Beats and Eats hours are:

Friday September 2nd

11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Saturday September 3rd

11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Sunday September 4th

11:00 am – 11:00 pm

Monday September 5th

11:00 am – 9:00 pm

For more information about Arts, Beats & Eats please visit http://www.artsbeatseats.com/.