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    In Living Color – Eastern Market Detroit

    Eastern Market Flower Day is the best time and place to purchase all of your gardening needs. There is no other place like this unique FlowerDay anywhere in Michigan.


    Eastern Market Flower Day is the only source and best day for finding and buying nursery stock, perennials, annuals, vegetable plants, herb plants. FlowerDay is only once a year.

    Flower Day Eastern Market 2 Photo by Ike Austin

    Eastern Market Flower Day is where and when 100,000 flower buyers meet 100,000 flats of brilliant blooming flowers. No other day is like Eastern Market Detroit FlowerDays.

    Eastern Market Detroit

    At In Living Color – Eastern Market Detroit – you will discover the biggest-est, largest-est, and colorful-est of bedding plant flowers at Eastern Market Detroit, especially on Flowers Day. The grounds will be in full bloom in a multitude of different colors. Misty Country Light Blue, Mild Green-ish Blue, Mirage Mountain blue.  Eastern Market Detroit is always drowning in flowers every day of the summer week, morning, noon and nights. Reds, Whites There will be blue aster hybrids, blue petunias hybrids, blue blazers hybrids, blue sage hybrids, blue periwinkle hybrids, Eastern Market Detroit will look like blue. From blue sky heaven to deep space dark blue, early sun crackling morning glory blue.  The magic starts on Flower Day; Flower shoppers in their many shades of blue coats, sweaters, jacket, and flower carrying blue and purple wagons & carts, all looking to find their favorite flower, in their favorite color,  in their favorite shade or hue. On Eastern Market Flower Day, people are running here, walking there, jogging, sometimes sprinting from one end of the Market to the other of end Eastern Market Detroit – In Living Color.

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    Eastern Market Detroit
    Flower Day Useful Facts

       Daily – Summer
       Wholesale/Commercial – Early mornings 2 – 6 AM
       Consumer 7 AM – 7 PM
       Saturday Nursery, Garden Flower Sales—hundreds of farmers
       Downtown Detroit
       East of I-75, South of Mack Ave, North of Gratiot
       East of Tigers Stadium (Across the bridge)
    Map-Detroit Eastern Market
    Detroit Eastern Market Age:
    Established: 1891
    Detroit Eastern Market Size
    The market size is estimated between 40 & 45 acres of bustling buying & selling grounds, approx 12-14 acres under sheds & display.
    Flowering Bedding & Vegetable Garden Plants
       Flats, Hanging Baskets, Pots,
       Perennials, and Annuals
    Eastern Market Flower Day Main Event
       Flower Day – One week after Flower Day
    Statistically Speaking – Flower Season
       Vendor / Farmer Stalls – 150-200
    Attendees / Visitors
    • Flower Day – Estimated – 200,000-250,000
    • Saturday Visitors – 30-000-50,000
    Traffic / Crowds
    • Heaviest during mornings, 7:00 AM – Noon

    Market Characteristics:
    Over 200,000 thousand quick, jittery, some fast walking, others slow walking, then pause and a look down in a hypnotic trance.  The Eastern Market is a fast or slow environment.

    The Michigan Detroit Eastern Market is lined with old breakfast restaurants and specialty shops.

     Parking – Free (Everywhere)
    •     Structure
    •     Streets
    There are ample parking lots, and structures, you can park anywhere that does not obstruct traffic (police turns a blind eye:) A typical 3 – 5-minute wait is all the patients you need to garner a prime parking spot.

    Flower Buyers Guide

    First Edition

    Ultimate Flower Buyers Guide

    View on Amazon’s website; get the Flower Buyers Guide eBook here.

    Visit the Facebook page Detroit: Eastern Market Flower Buyers Guide.
    Detroit Eastern Market: Latest Detroit Eastern Market update.

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