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Enjoy November Events in Ann Arbor

Eager to celebrate the beauty of Ann Arbor in the fall?

Looking for family events around Thanksgiving?

November is a busy time for the Ann Arbor area! Music, film, gardening, shopping… there’s a little something for everyone! Most events are family friendly. Best of all, the Kensington Hotel can serve as your luxurious home base while you enjoy these fabulous fall festivals. 

Here are five November events you can enjoy in Ann Arbor: 

All Hallows Illumination of Frog Island
Date: November 1st
Location: Ypsilanti, MI
Walk, bike, or drive your jack-o-'lanterns to the Frog Island amphitheater to light it with aged to perfection jacks. The more jacks, the more magical it is. Costumes encouraged.

Wine, Women, and Shopping
Date: November 10th – 11th 
Location: Chelsea, MI
Returning for its 18th year, Wine, Women, & Shopping hosts specials, sales, and wine abound, during their annual shopping extravaganza in historic Chelsea, Michigan. 

30th Ann Arbor Polish Film Festival
Date: November 10th - 12th
Location: Michigan Theater
An annual event organized by the Polish Cultural Fund in cooperation with the Ann Arbor Polonia Association and U of M Polish Student Association.

Ann Arbor Orchid Festival
Date: November 18th   
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
Orchid displays, free orchid classes, orchid vendors / sales and orchid raffles. Admission is free and family friendly.

Violin Player Maxim Vengerov and Piano Player Polina Osetinskaya
Date: November 26th
Location: Hill Auditorium | Ann Arbor
Considered one of the greatest violinists of all time, marrying a flawless technique with radiant and dramatic interpretations, Vegerov’s exuberant musicality is rooted in the great tradition of the Russian violin school. A UMS event.

Your Festival Home Base

The Kensington Hotel is located on State Street, a central spot in Ann Arbor. If you’re looking for a hotel in Ann Arbor to stay at between festivals, the Kensington would be delighted to have you. Our hotel features the following amenities and services:

  • Complimentary wi-fi in guest rooms, lobby, restaurant and meeting & banquet spaces
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Heated Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Dry Sauna
  • Full-Service Fitness Center
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms
  • Business Center
  • Personalized Wakeup Calls
  • Dash-Inn Sundry Shop
  • Meeting & Banquet Event Space
  • Fax, Copy and Mail Services
  • Personalized Wake-up Calls

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