colored buildings at depot town in ypsilanti


Explore Ypsilanti, a progressive city with an independent vibe and eclectic art scene.
Beautifully preserved historic areas add depth to the variety of cultures present in the art, music, and shopping districts of Ypsilanti. Here you'll find passionate locals as unique as the community they live in.
Nature lovers will find golf, biking, canoeing, and hiking just steps from fabulous dining and brewpubs. Auto and aviation heritage buffs will adore Ypsilanti's vibrant historical museums. Here, is real. #ypsireal.
Historical Strength
Ypsilanti is a city full of fascinating history. Named after a Greek warrior, “Ypsi” is home to Rosie the Riveter, B-25 Bombers, public sculptures, mesmerizing museums, and plenty more to fill you with inspiration and awe.
Rosie the Riveter Event
Caffeination Stations
Love coffee? You’ll love Ypsilanti. Check out Cultivate Coffee & Taphouse for a spot where locally-roasted beans meet community, or visit Cross Street Coffee for a cozy atmosphere near Eastern Michigan University. Hyperion is doing some great roasting right here in town, and Sweetwaters never disappoints for a variety of beverages and snacks. 
pouring a latte with image of leaf
Eastern Michigan University
EMU looms large in Ypsilanti. Students, staff, and faculty are part of the diverse, artistic, and influential heartbeat of the city. Check out theatrical performances and art exhibits on campus, or cheer on the Eagles at an athletic event.
people on campus of EMU walking by water fountain
Water Tower
The historic Water Tower is located on the highest point in Ypsilanti. Constructed in 1890, this uniquely shaped water tower has caught the eye of many people around the world!
Historic Water Tower
Ypsi Real
Ypsilanti is a vibrant and quirky city located in Southeast, Michigan. Here, you can explore expansive history,a thriving arts scene, and international dining options.
How to Pronounce "Ypsilanti"
Ypsilanti - often referred to as "Ypsi" - was officially named after a Greek war hero in 1825. People have been struggling to pronounce it's name ever since.
Ypsilanti Social Feed
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