(Livonia, Mich, July 5, 2017) – Buy Michigan Now is excited to host the 9th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival in Downtown Northville. The fest promotes Michigan-based businesses. The event is coming up on August 4-6, 2017, which means vendor and sponsorship opportunities are now open.
“This festival is a celebration of our state, its creative people, and entrepreneurship,” said Lisa Diggs, founder of the Buy Michigan Now campaign. It’s a phenomenal opportunity for guests to discover products that are new to them. They can buy directly from Michigan-based companies, and in many cases, meet the entrepreneurs behind the products. We provide great family fun, but with a purpose.”
The 9th annual Buy Michigan Now Festival in Downtown Northville is a weekend filled with fun activities that reinforces the campaign’s mission to feature a wide variety of Michigan businesses, food, entertainment, and shopping opportunities. Plus, it’s a celebration of Buy Michigan Week.
The Buy Michigan Now Festival hours are below.
- 4 p.m.- 9 p.m. on Friday, August 4
- 1o a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday, August 5
- 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, August 6
Town Square is home to a Michigan-made beverage garden. In fact, proceeds from beverage sales go to Shades of Pink Foundation. The area will also feature live entertainment from talented local musicians. That lineup includes Soulshiners, Alexa Delly, Jason Milan, Delta Twins, Donna Holman, Taylor Taylor, Trey Connor Band, Sarah Sherrard Band, Ian Stewart, Gerry Bee and the Bluescasters, and David Gerald Band. In particular, the Friday night concert begins at 7:30p.m. with a high energy mix of blues, rock, and soul from 3rd Degree Byrnes.
Family fun continues in the Kids Zone where youngsters can play games, make crafts, and get their faces painted. Notably, they can and even put together their own toy car or truck. Each kid can enter an Airstream and follow the steps in an assembly line.
Vendor and Sponsor Info
Visit http://buymichigannow.com for information about the event or to apply to be a vendor. Email to Fest@BuyMichiganNow.com for more information on sponsorship opportunities. Furthermore, a full list of entertainment is coming soon.
Buy Michigan Now is a grassroots buy local effort, that began in November of 2007. The goal is to educate people about the benefits of buying locally. Consequently, supporters will make changes and help Michigan’s economy. The website contains a directory of Michigan-based businesses and an online Grocery Guide. Visitors can also find articles on local companies. All of these tools are so that individuals can make better buying choices.
Media should contact Jeanne Micallef with questions or to arrange interviews. She can be reached at 248-547-5576 or Jeanne@imjcommunications.com. Photos are available upon request.