Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall

The Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall, located in the heart of downtown Ypsilanti, features a charming, industrial-chic space ideal for weddings, celebrations, fundraisers, corporate events, workshops and more. This site can accommodate indoor and outdoor events with easy access to many great downtown businesses, public transportation, and ample parking. The indoor space has a capacity of 130 guests for a standing/strolling event or 100 for a seated event. Additional outdoor space is available as well. Tables and chairs are provided free of charge and other event supplies are available for rent.

We are accepting event rental reservations for private functions of less than 50 people from December 1, 2020 on.  For further details, please fill out the form below.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
30
Wed
10:00 am Family Farm Days @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
Family Farm Days @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Family Farm Days @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
On September 23rd & October 7th from 5-7pm and September 30th & October 14th from 10-12pm we are opening our farm for a fun, interactive visit for families in the Ypsi area. Take learning outside![...]
Oct
3
Sat
9:00 am Open Air Ypsilanti Farmers Market @ Ypsilanti Freighthouse Plaza
Open Air Ypsilanti Farmers Market @ Ypsilanti Freighthouse Plaza
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Open Air Ypsilanti Farmers Market @ Ypsilanti Freighthouse Plaza
The Ypsilanti Farmers Market in Depot Town opens June 20th! The Saturday market will be the only open air Ypsi Market in 2020. The Tuesday market will remain online only until further notice. More info[...]
Oct
6
Tue
all-day Bountiful Harvest: An Auction to... @ Virtual Event
Bountiful Harvest: An Auction to... @ Virtual Event
Oct 6 – Oct 13 all-day
Bountiful Harvest: An Auction to Benefit Growing Hope @ Virtual Event
In order to fundraise as safely as possible this fall, we are holding an online auction from October 6 to October 13. Bountiful Harvest, an Auction to Benefit Growing Hope, will offer exciting food, farming, restaurant,[...]

Bountiful Harvest: An Auction to Benefit Growing Hope

In order to fundraise as safely as possible this fall, we are holding an online auction from October 6 to October 13.   Bountiful Harvest,...

A Year in Review: Our 2019 Annual Report

Dear Growing Hope Friends, As I write this, 2019 seems eons ago. But, in these uncertain times it has been a good, grounding exercise to...

Checking in with Our Home Vegetable Gardeners

We check in with our Home Vegetable Garden program participants throughout the growing season to see how things are going and answer any...