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.

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Upcoming Events

7:00 pm Seed Swap @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace
Seed Swap @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Seed Swap @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace
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