The Parkridge Summer Festival and Joe Dulin Community Day is Saturday, Aug. 25th from 11am-6pm at Parkridge Park in Ypsilanti (591 Armstrong Drive).
To provide a wide variety of community resources to Washtenaw County residents attending the festival; the Parkridge Summer Festival Steering Committee is seeking additional merchant and non-profit vendors. Currently, 13 merchant vendors and 50 non-profit vendors are registered. The committee’s goal is an additional 17 merchant vendors and 10 non-profit vendors.
Booth space is free for non-profits, $75 for non-food vendors and $100 for food vendors. The festival is open to local vendors offering food, artwork, crafts, homemade wares, etc. Non-profit vendors must provide social services within Washtenaw County.
To register for a merchant booth: email Cherisa Allen at [email protected] for an application.
To register for a non-profit booth: complete an online form at https://goo.gl/forms/6PlO3v9QETzR9Lp53.
Festival co- sponsors:
- Washtenaw Community College
- Ypsilanti Community Schools
- Harry G. Parks Lodge #1681/Ypsilanti Elks
- back-to-school giveaways and raffles
- free entertainment with Lady Sunshine and the X Band headlining
- visit from the Ypsilanti fire engine (Ypsilanti Fire Department)
- free bike helmet giveaways and bicycle repair (Ypsi Bike Co-Op)
- youth activities and games (Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office)
- new Parkridge Community Center wall mural redesign (Youth Arts Alliance)
- face painting, tie-dying and hula hooping (EMU School of Social Work /VISION volunteers)
- chef demonstrations (Blue Cross Complete of Michigan)
- blood pressure screenings (U of M Ypsilanti Health Center)
The Festival is a partnership between Parkridge Community Center and the Washtenaw County Office of Community & Economic Development (OCED) to provide Washtenaw County residents information on available community resources.