Fall Festival

Fall Fest

Saturday, October 1st 11am – 2pm

After the scarecrows are hung it’s time to celebrate! Various events/activities will be happening throughout downtown including:

  • Pumpkin Painting in Derby’s Alley – $3 per child – includes paint, googly eyes, and you keep your pumpkin! (between GI Surplus & Flagship Boutique on Michigan Avenue)
  • Macaroni Kid will be providing a FREE craft for the kids (macaroni/pasta necklaces) as well as a giveaway!
  • Food trucks/carts throughout town
  • Pop-Up Flea Market behind Helium Studio on Wayne Road
  • Giveaways and deals inside downtown businesses
  • FREE coloring books to the first 25 kids to visit Derby’s Alley
  • Buy Nearby Guy mascot appearance
  • Buy Nearby shopping contest – you could win $500!
  • Vendors including Lemon Lane Fresh Restyled & Sweet Sallie Anne’s vintage finds
  • Karma Coffee & Cafe will be on hand serving up goodies as well!

For more information, please call (734) 629-6822.

Food Trucks List (open 11am – 2pm – map of locations coming soon)

nosh-pit-truck The Nosh Pit Detroit – A metro-Detroit food truck offering vegetarian soups and sandwiches, homemade desserts, and offering vegan and gluten-free options. (will be located behind Helium Studio – 3127 S. Wayne Rd.)



   Karma Coffee & Kitchen will be serving coffee plus hot & cold apple cider! Located in Derby’s Alley (between GI Surplus & Flagship Boutique on Westbound Michigan Avenue just east of Wayne Rd.)





  detroit-bbq                Detroit BBQ Company: Full service BBQ catering for all occasions.






time-to-chillTime2Chill Detroit Gelato Truck: We are Eastern Michigan’s mobile gelato truck featuring Palazzolo’s Artisan Gelato and Sorbetto!