Vielmetti) has a youtube time-lapse video at the href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Arbor_Art_Fairs">Ann Arbor Art
Fairs. Get the whole thing, compressed into 177 seconds:
This probably is the very best way to experience it.
I still remember going to the first one, at age 6. It seemed
overwhelming then. Strangely, the Art Fairs have grown at exactly
the same rate as my capacity to tolerate chaos has increased. As
a result, the experience has always been the same, no matter how much
older and wiser I have gotten.