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Date: January 28, 2014

(Livonia, January 28, 2014) – The Buy Michigan Now Festival celebrates its 6th anniversary in downtown Northville August 1-3, 2014. Hosted by the Buy Michigan Now campaign and downtown Northville, the family-friendly Festival with a mission will once again showcase a wide variety of Michigan businesses, products, entertainers, and educational opportunities. Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are now open for the 2014 Buy Michigan Now Festival.

             “People are becoming more and more passionate about supporting Michigan businesses, and as a result, this festival has grown tremendously each year.  It is an incredible avenue for local businesses to demonstrate their commitment to Michigan, and a spectacular venue for selling products that are made here.” said Buy Michigan Now founder, Lisa Diggs.
The weekend celebration focuses attention on Michigan-based businesses and locally-produced merchandise with exhibitors in tents on the street.  It takes place in downtown Northville, which is also home to many independently-owned restaurants, boutiques, and galleries for guests to enjoy. Michigan-based organizations are invited to visit to apply for exhibitor space.
The event also features live entertainment, scrumptious food, and a Kids Zone dedicated to family fun.  Admission to the festival is FREE, as is parking in the surrounding lots and structures. Main and Center streets in downtown Northville will be closed to allow for pedestrian traffic. 

The Buy Michigan Now Festival is scheduled to run from:

  • Noon- 9 p.m. on Friday, August 1
  • 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday, August 2
  • 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, August 3
                For information on sponsorship opportunities, send an email inquiry to Fest@BuyMichiganNow.comA full list of events for the weekend of August 1-3 will be announced at a later date.  For the most up-to-date information visit
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About Buy Michigan Now: Launched in 2007 by Lisa Diggs, Buy Michigan Now is a statewide initiative to inform, educate and encourage organizations and consumers, to refuel Michigan’s economy by purchasing products and services made in Michigan and from Michigan-based companies.