Guest Written by Cheyanne Powell
Mo Pop Festival is bringing more than just phenomenal artists this year. At West Riverfront Park located in Detroit, attendees and artists will file in for one of the most popular summer weekends in the city. Enjoying Mo Pop comes with a full experience- including a large number of indie and folk artists as well as the exciting and welcoming villages.
The lineup this year is stacked with artist after artist such as Bon Iver, Portugal. The Man, Vince Staples, Rex Orange County, St. Vincent, The National, and many more. To enhance your experience and live the festival to the fullest this year, be sure check out the following villages located throughout the festival grounds:
Who doesn’t enjoy a classic arcade game with the company of good music and drinks? Need a small break from the blistering sunshine along the Detroit River? Stop into the air-conditioned Mo Arcade tent, where several original arcade games align the tent. Inside will be high score contests and prizes, an assortment of drinks, and locals DJs to amp all visitors up for their best match yet.
Craft Bazaar is the village for all of the arts and crafts enthusiasts. The village holds a variety of handmade items from several of Metro Detroit’s artists. Vendors include Glass Action, which consists of stained glass work. If you need a new vegan, great smelling soap, and bath good for home, be sure to stop at Cellar Door Bath Supply CO to spice it up a bit. Alchemy will be giving out the classic, artistic hennas that are assured to go with every festival outfit. For all of the vintage and music journalists, swing by Reware Vintage where artists create notebooks and jewelry from old records and other collectives. Craft Bazaar will have at least twenty vendors full of an assortment of creations.
Food Truck Rally Alley
It is a fact that no one will go hungry this year at Mo Pop. The Food Truck Rally Alley has foods of all types including Mexican, American, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, coffee lover’s, and even desserts for a sweet tooth. Treat Dreams is bringing homemade Michigan ice cream while Rollin Stone will have mouthwatering wood fire pizzas. Are you gluten-free or vegan? Delectabowl accommodates for all eaters with a variety of options in addition to Nosh Pit, best known for their vegan and vegetarian dishes. If you need a pick me up, then head on over to Drifter or Populace for a locally brewed coffee. Food Truck Rally Alley will have truck after truck full of diverse selections of food just waiting for you to grab a bite.
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