The lineup includes more than 50 metro Detroit area restaurants to choose from, including many upscale choices rarely featured at outdoor festivals.
Royal Oak hair salons will be front and center as this year’s Arts, Beat and Eats Festival adds several attractions.
The fun, food and music continues at Arts, Beats and Eats in Royal Oak through Monday.
Saturday morning begins with the Priority in Health Arts in Motion, which includes a 10k and 5k run and walk.
The festival has maintained its ranking among the top 50 fine arts shows in the US.
The Ford Arts, Beats, and Eats Festival is coming back to Royal Oak later this summer. And in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, organizers are putting security on the top of their to-do list.
More than 200 musicians and entertainers, including Vince Gill, Bret Michaels, Panic! at the Disco, Starship, Psychedelic Furs are scheduled to be a part of this year’s Arts, Beats & Eats.