Flower Day, the beloved Eastern Market event that attracts 100,000 people yearly to purchase annuals and perennials, has been revamped this year to spread over the month.
Flower Season Tuesday Markets will run May 4, 11, 18 and 25. The Tuesday markets will run in addition to the regular Saturday markets.
For Detroiters, that means more opportunities to shop and eat. For more than 100 years, Eastern Market has served as a lively hub of Detroit’s food and beverage commerce. Home to numerous meat processors and wholesalers, week after week the massive red-brick market sheds fill up with vendors hawking farm fresh produce, plants, and prepared foods.
Thousands of people from around the region flock to Eastern Market weekly to pick up groceries and grab a bite at the ever-changing lineup of food trucks and stands. Although the neighborhood has always been home to a few restaurants, over the past several years Eastern Market has attracted a large influx of new bars, restaurants, popups, breweries, and even a winery.
From smoked meat sandwiches to crispy pistachio cannoli to craft beer, here’s where to eat and drink in Eastern Market this season.Read More