The neighborhood surrounding the University of Washington campus is often described as youthful and vibrant. Molded by the presence of the University, the Henry Art Gallery and the Burke Museum, it features an intellectual and artistic lifestyle. University Way NE, or “The Ave” is a popular place to hang out, shop and eat. An award winning Saturday Farmers Market offers fresh, local products year round. Each May, the U District Street Fair attracts upward of 50,000 people with crafts and food booths, music and more. Nearby University Village, offers more than 120 stores and restaurants. The University District is a mix of single family homes interspersed with rental homes and apartment buildings for student housing.