Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights in downtown Chelsea, Michigan


This year is the 10th anniversary for this weekly outdoor music series held in historic Chelsea, Michigan. Residents and visitors delight in the festive atmosphere which features the best of Chelsea — charming and historic downtown, a friendly community, unique shops, art & music, great variety of food options — all celebrated with the addition of professional musicians playing genres from pop, jazz,  indie, blue grass and more. Be sure to check out the Comedy Showcase held on the library lawn as well as the new sculptures installed for the 2014 SculptureWalk.

Sounds & Sights on Thursday Night is a great family activity, perfect for date night or girls night out, and for anyone and everyone who loves music and being outdoors in the summer.


See the Chelsea community calendar for details on upcoming Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights events.

Getting here

The music and entertainment take place in many areas throughout downtown Chelsea, with the three major hubs being (1) Library (2) the blocks near Main/Middle and (3) at the Clocktower (both in front and in the courtyard behind. If you have kids, be sure to check out the entertainment in the Clocktower Courtyard. Just a bit further down Main Street is the open mic, located at the Chelsea Alehouse Brewery, next to the Chelsea Teddy Bear Factory.

Parking is available on the neighborhood side streets, as well as in the free public lots. You can typically find parking within a block or two of downtown.

If you’re new to Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights or haven’t yet been to Chelsea, Michigan, you can use this address in your GPS:

310 N. Main St.
Chelsea, MI 48118

This is the address to the Chelsea Clocktower.

More Information

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