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.
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.
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.
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.