Eastern Market Detroit: A One Stop Shop
1. New hat
2. Local art
3. Whole goat
5. Bag of apples
6. 2 ducks
7. Coffee Mug
8. 40 pounds of potatoes
9. New pen
Many would find it troubling to get all of this shopping done at one location. However, those of you who are confident that you could complete this list, probably already shop at Eastern Market in Detroit. Eastern Market is located in the thick of the city and contains over 150 vendors in peak months, selling just about anything that you can imagine. Outside the confines of the Market area is a neighborhood that is home to many specialty shops such as butchers, cheese and wine shops, coffee shops, restaurants, and antique shops selling reclaimed Detroit memorabilia and art. Come check out the excitement! Eastern Market is open: Every Saturday year round from 7am-4pm, Every Tuesday from June to the end of October, and Every Sunday from 10am-4pm year round.
Have a family of 12? Or own a restaurant? Check out the wholesale Market: Open Monday-Friday, April-November from 12 a.m. – 6a.m. Come hungry and be prepared to buy in bulk.
With over 150 years of rich heritage, the Eastern Market neighborhood has something to offer for any individual. Featuring food from every corner of the earth and artistic styles unique to the city of Detroit.
A Few Annual Events
Hooray for Flower Day
- The Metropolitan Detroit Flower Growers Association spreads out a 15 acre display of the area’s best flowers and herbs. The event takes place mid-May each year.
Taste of the Lions
- Kick off the football season with autograph signing by some of Detroits top players, and enjoy food and drinks by the area’s top chefs. Proceeds from the event support Eastern Markets Food Access Programs.
- Up and coming chefs from the Detroit Kitchen Connect Program provide appetizers before a feast prepared by some of the region’s top chefs. Enjoy wines from Michigan vineyards and help support access to healthy food in Southeastern Michigan.
Hint: Try taking the Dequindre Cut for easy navigation between Eastern Market, the Riverfront and residential neighborhoods. The Dequinder Cut is a 1.35-mile recreation path great for biking or walking. The path is made up of the old Grand Trunk Railroad and displays unique graffiti and lush greenery.
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