Albert EL Fresco is a pedestrian-friendly area in Downtown East Lansing that is operated during the summer months from May through August. It is located along Albert Avenue, between Abbot Road and M.A.C. Avenue.
Albert EL Fresco features outdoor seating and tables, rocking chairs, hammocks, decorative lighting, shade amenities, games and more. Several events and programs are also hosted in the space (see schedule / event descriptions below).
Open alcohol is NOT permitted in the space, but food and alcohol can be enjoyed at the approved outdoor dining areas operated by adjacent restaurants. Take-out food and non-alcoholic drinks can also be enjoyed at Albert EL Fresco.
Community members are encouraged to visit downtown East Lansing this summer to support local businesses and enjoy this popular pedestrian-centric space! All downtown parking continues to be accessible despite the closure of a portion of Albert Avenue. View live parking availability in downtown East Lansing here.
Schedule of Events / Event Descriptions
Thursday Game Nights and Live Music
May 9-Aug. 22 (except for June 20 and July 4) 5-9 p.m.