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Your favorite annual art festival is right around the corner!! EEEEEK!

The 58th annual Ann Arbor Art Fair will run from Thursday, July 19th to Sunday July 22nd. Events will take place from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day beside Sunday, which will run from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Photos from the 2017 Ann Arbor Art Fair via Instagram

You can find all kinds of art running through numerous streets throughout the city. The whole event is actually four fairs compiled into one— Street Art Fair (the original), Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair, State Street Art Fair and South University Art Fair. With various art booths and demonstrations going on, it’ll be easy to spend the day away immersing yourself in the culture.

Besides art, there will be plenty of events happening as well. There's the Art Activity Zone that's perfect for families with kids who want to create their own masterpiece, including Clay Creations and Wood Felting Fun. There will also be art demonstrations and live music from three different stages, featuring a variety of artists from different genres on each day.

The Art Activity Zone and an art demonstration. Photos via Ann Arbor Art Fair

Parking will be tricky (as it always is in A-square), but according to MLive, there will be several garages to at park for $15 a day and $7 after 5 p.m. Additionally, there will be organizers who offer free parking in numerous lots away from the fair, adding a shuttle service for $3 round-trip. Shuttle spots include Briarwood Mall, Pioneer High School and Huron High School.

Are there any specific artists you're excited to see? Comment below and share the creative love!

Just keep paintin', just keep paintin'...

Autumn.

 

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