What's New at the 2012 DIY Street Fair

A 5k charity run, giant ferris wheel and more will be included in the fifth annual three-day event.

Looking forward to this year's DIY Street Fair? Here's a look at what's new at this year's event, coming up Sept. 14-16:

DIY 5k 2012 charity run

  • Saturday, Sept. 15 at 10 a.m.
  • Starting at .
  • Proceeds benefit Ferndale Public Schools’ art programs.
  • Registration online here.

More music, vendors

  • 64 local and regional original bands will perform throughout the weekend on three stages.
  • 130 local vendors will offer unique, handmade products.

Ferris wheel rides

  • A giant ferris wheel will anchor the fair area and mark the Nine Mile Road entrance.
  • Organizers hope this will improve pedestrian traffic flow between the DIY Street Fair and the Funky Ferndale art fair.

Two beer tents, new food options

  • Two beer tents will offer a wide variety of Michigan beer selections.
  • Favorite local food trucks and restaurants will be on site serving a wide variety of dishes - including vegetarian selections - along with locally produced ice cream and coffee.

See here for more information on the 2012 DIY Street Fair.

Source: DIY Street Fair news release.


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