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Natural Awakenings Ann Arbor Michigan

Ann Arbor Summer Festival

May 31, 2019 02:00AM
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival includes programs across the University of Michigan campus and downtown Ann Arbor. The indoor Mainstage series includes performances of world-class music, dance, theater and comedy. Top of the Park offers admission-free concerts, movies under the stars, open-air spectacles and unique family attractions. The Summer Festival is transforming into a zero-waste event over the next three to five years as part of the Festival Footprint Initiative undertaken in partnership with Toyota.

Tuesdays are Bike Night at Top of the Park. Free workshops, master classes and children’s activities provide imaginative ways for the public to discover and appreciate the performing arts. World Music Wednesday night Global Parties spotlight different ethnic and cultural traditions. Featuring performances by local and international artists, these showcase lively music and street dancing.

Each Sunday features a free, family, dance party with rockin’ bands for the kiddie set. The KidZone tent provides a fun and safe area for children and their parents to discover and explore a wide variety of hands-on activities. Movies under the stars are shown on an inflatable screen at Top of the Park. A free alternative happy hour at 5 p.m. on the lawn of the Power Center features a relaxing, late-afternoon nightly workout with classes in yoga, capoeira and dance fitness.


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