Looking for some great culture and good fun? Head to downtown Ann Arbor for the Ann Arbor Art Fair! The Ann Arbor Art Fair has taken place for over 50 years! It is a long standing tradition in Ann Arbor. More than that, it is a great place for family and friends to gather to see some amazing art, enjoy the local establishments and have some good times. The Ann Arbor Art Fair is a group of four different art fairs that take place in the month of July. More than 500,000 people come to see the different exhibits and performances as well as to visit the local eateries and retailers of downtown Ann Arbor. There are also children’s activities and family oriented stops throughout the Fair. Each year, the Fair begins on the third Wednesday of July and runs through Saturday. This year’s dates are July 20-23, 2011. Hours are Wednesday thru Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.