Discover Downtown Chelsea, Michigan


Chelsea, Michigan is a vibrant and picturesque city located 15 min west of Ann Arbor. Chelsea is a close knit community that places importance on the arts, local businesses, great food, and healthy living. Our downtown has plenty of dining, entertainment, and shopping options to choose from, all within a short enjoyable stroll. We have compiled a directory of downtown businesses with location and hours, as well as a calendar of events so you don’t miss out on what downtown Chelsea has to offer.


Explore the many tours you can take in Chelsea, Michigan, including those in downtown Chelsea, such as “JIFFY” Mix factory tours, Sculpture Walk, and Historical Walking Tours.


From the Purple Rose Theatre, Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights, and the Chelsea Farmers Markets, downtown Chelsea has food, fun and entertainment all year long. Click here to check out events taking place in downtown Chelsea.


Chelsea has a diverse mix of local merchants and business owners, from unique retail shops, antiques, salons, and a historic bed & breakfast, to cafes, fine dining and visitor attractions, as well as physicians, accountants and other professionals. To learn more, discover downtown Chelsea businesses in our business directory.

Downtown Map

You’ll find these maps the information kiosks throughout downtown Chelsea. Click images below to download map in PDF format (8.5 x 14 size).