June 3, 2019 - The City of Ann Arbor mayor's office is hosting the 19th annual Mayor's Green Fair event on Main Street Friday, June 14, 6–9 p.m. This free event takes place along Main Street between Huron and William streets.
Mayor's Green Fair showcases the community's environmental leadership and innovation.
Highlights of the 2019 Green Fair will include:
Environmental nonprofit organizations, government agencies and participating businesses that support environmental and sustainability practices. See the 2019 Mayor's Green Fair map (PDF) for details.
Hands-on activities and live birds of prey demonstrations.
Live music, performed by The Vicissitudes.
Green transportation exhibits, sponsored by the getDowntown Program, showcasing a variety of ordinary and innovative sustainable transportation choices — featuring hybrid and cargo bikes with test rides, information about the William Street bikeway, and autonomous vehicles.
Environmental nonprofit organizations, government agencies and participating businesses that have earned the designation of "Environmental Excellence" partners and/or "Community Partners for Clean Streams" from Washtenaw County.
Exhibitors will highlight innovative energy-saving designs and actions, including displays of alternative fuel vehicles, demonstrations of green building materials, solar energy installations, renewable energy installations and more.
Green transportation exhibits sponsored by the getDowntown Program highlighting opportunities available for cleaner trips — ranging from VanRide vanpools for long-distance commuting to cargo bikes for local shopping trips.
Bike parking available throughout downtown, or plan to take a bus using www.TheRide.org.
The theme for this year's Green Fair, a zero-waste event, is “Envisioning a Sustainable Ann Arbor." Vendors and exhibitors will showcase products and initiatives highlighting Ann Arbor's 16 sustainability goals, including sustainable energy, energy conservation, healthy ecosystems and sustainable transportation.
Associated road closures
Please note, the following streets will be closed 3–11 p.m. June 14 for the event:
South Main Street from William to Huron.
Liberty Street from South Ashley to South Fourth.
Washington Street from South Ashley to South Fourth (except for traffic entering or exiting the Washington Street parking structure).
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Executive Assistant, Mayor and City Council
734.794.6161, ext. 41602
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