East Lansing Downtown Underground Market

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The East Lansing Downtown Underground Market is coming to the lower level of the M.A.C. Avenue Garage, 310 M.A.C. Ave., in February 2021.

The market will enhance community life by bringing customers, local growers, producers, businesses and craft artisans together in a safe space. With a main goal of increasing patronage of downtown businesses, market customers will be encouraged to make a day of their visit to downtown. In addition to shopping for fresh, farm-grown Michigan produce and locally made crafts and products at the market, customers will be encouraged to support local downtown East Lansing businesses by shopping and dining local while out and about.

The M.A.C. Avenue Garage is located under the East Lansing Marriott in downtown East Lansing and market days are tentatively scheduled to take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Feb. 14, Feb. 28, March 14, March 28, April 11, April 25 and May 9. Masks and social distancing will be required and other COVID-19 safety guidelines will be in place. Additional details will be announced soon.

Market Vendor Guidelines & Application


Interested in being a East Lansing Downtown Underground Market vendor? The vendor guidelines and an application are posted below.

The East Lansing Downtown Underground Market is a part of the "Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project." You can learn more about the project and contribute to the project's crowdfunding campaign at http://www.patronicity.com/placeproject. If $50,000 is raised by February 10, 2021, the project will be eligible for a matching grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation through the Public Spaces Community Places program.