AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE in downtown Royal Oak for the 2016 Ford Arts, Beats and Eats festival. In this gallery, look for highlights of the event: art booths, live music and restaurant booths. The festival has something for everyone. Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort today announced that 415,000 people visited the annual Labor Day weekend festival, nearly breaking the record set in 2010 with 423,000 attendees. While festival organizers work to tabulate all of this year’s results to be announced in October, they are projecting a minimum of $300,000 to be shared with dozens of charitable and cultural organizations throughout metro Detroit and beyond.