According to the Lansing State Journal, the 56th annual East Lansing Art Festival is the place to be this weekend.

Downtown East Lansing streets and alleys will be busy with 178 artists, bands, a food court and art activities on Saturday and Sunday.

Organizers expect 60,000 to 80,000 people at this year's art festival.  The art festival runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The festival will take place on M.A.C. Avenue between Grand River and Albert avenues and on Albert Avenue between M.A.C. Avenue and Bailey Street.  The festival site will also include Ann Street Plaza, Fountain Square and the Bailey Parking lot.