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East Lansing art festival is back!

Posted at 11:11 AM, Aug 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-08 11:11:48-04

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing kicked off their 2021 Art Festival on Saturday. Over 180 Arts, crafts and food vendors set up tents along Mac and Albert avenues in the city's downtown.

The event had live music and free activities for children and families. This is the 58th year since the festival began. It was canceled last year due to the pandemic.

Time Lane, Assistant coordinator of the festival

Assistant coordinator of the festival Tim Lane says he's glad to have the festival up and running again. "Feels great to finally get here and get this going and pulling this off. And turnouts been great and it just looks like old times and it looks like everybody's having a great time."

If you didn't get a chance to get out there yet don't worry, the festival continues Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

East Lansing Art Festival
East Lansing Art Festival

The festival website notes that the CDC does recommend masks to be worn in crowded outdoor settings and ask all festival-goers to stay home if they are feeling sick and practice social distancing.

Find out more about the festival on their website.

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