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Ann Arbor Art Fair

Worth the travel to spend several hours at the Fair. Park at Briarwood mall and take shuttle bus... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Foley, Alabama
Mixture of town and campus

State Street is always fun to walk. There are commercial buildings (shops, restaurants, churches... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Movie theatres, books and music stores are the main attractions of the popular State Street neighborhood.
527 E Liberty St, Suite 210, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2288
+1 734-646-1500
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Worth the travel to spend several hours at the Fair. Park at Briarwood mall and take shuttle bus. They run regular so no long wait. Lots and lots of art to peruse and buy. Plus, if hungry, you get to pick from some nice restaurants.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank greno7
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Great place to find something to eat. Nice area to roam around. It is in the heart of U of M campus. The M den is on this street as well as the vintage ann arbor theatre

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank evanskik
Reviewed 20 July 2018

First off look for one of the edge of town parking places served by shuttle buses. You will be glad you did. $3 per person RT. 4 different fairs have partnered together to do a 4 day, 30 block art marathon. Do come prepared with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bill H
Reviewed 7 January 2018

State Street is always fun to walk. There are commercial buildings (shops, restaurants, churches, etc.) as well as University structures such as the Art Museum, Student Union, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology and several others. State Street also has one of the entrances to Nickels Arcade,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 21 December 2017

State street is Ann Arbor's campus promenade. It offers a variety of shopping and foodie options next to the central campus of UM.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Brian S
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Getting less personalized and more franchised in the store offerings. Still a few nice 'Ann Arbor' type stores left, but those are becoming scarce. Watch out for the students as they own the road, whether walking or riding on their bikes.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Jake_Del_Rio
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Loved the live jazz music, really good atmosphere. Little bit dirty, a lot of homelessness but other than that super cool and lots of good shops

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank memeweme
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Ann Arbor is thought of mostly as a University town and it is, but there is a lot going on the districts about town, like State Street, Main Street and Kerrytown for example. Michigan Theater is here as well as the old, but grand Nickels...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank JamesA546
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I visit Ann Arbor & state street 1-2X per month. Always feel at home among the students and professors milling about (I am a professor at another university).

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Steven S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

State Street is the primary street on the east end of Ann Arbor's business district. It is lined with shops and restaurants. It is not the only street. Side streets are just as busy forming a whole town at the edge of the University of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank delily
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