Eastern Market is best known for the Saturday Market that has happened every week for the past 125 years. But did you know they also host events in the sheds as well?

On Friday, June 24th there will be a special fundraiser benefiting The Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Eastern Market. CRAFT Cocktails & Hand Crafted Cuisine will be held in Shed 3 of the historic Eastern Market from 7:00 PM until 11:00 PM.

Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan (CLF) is an organization that provides education, financial assistance, and emotional support throughout Michigan. CLF helps families affected by leukemia, lymphoma, and related blood disorders.

Guests of the event will be able to sample foods from local restaurants, like Ocean Prime, Andiamo, Antietam, Rattlesnake Club, Sweet Lorraine’s, BlackFinn, Russell St. Deli, Downtown Louie’s, Mac & Brewz, Salai Thai, La Palma, and a featured Eastern Market Chef’s table.

The craft cocktail portion of the evening will highlight numerous Michigan distilleries. Here is a short list of the distilleries that will be at CRAFT; Our Detroit Vodka, Gypsy Vodka, Detroit City Distillery, Valentine Distillery, Two James Spirits, and Journeymen Distillery. If you’re a beer drinker you’re in luck because Atwater will be there as well.

Food and drinks will not the only thing that will keep guests entertained. Guests will be able to play games for $5.00 per game. There will also be a raffle for guests to participate in. Raffle tickets will be $10.00 a piece. There are a lot of really cool prizes up for grabs. Here are a few of the prizes; 5 classes to Citizen Yoga, 2 round trip airline tickets, a round of golf at the Birmingham Country Club for 3, and dinner and a movie at Emagine Theater.

You can purchase tickets here. Tickets are $50 per person for general admission, or $100 per person for VIP tickets. VIP tickets allow you to get into the event at 6:00 PM, as well as two additional drink and food tickets, one game token, and one raffle ticket.

Eastern Market is located at 2934 Russell St, Detroit Michigan 48207

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