Detroit Love 313th Birthday Celebration - Ice Cream Social

Detroit Love 313th Birthday Celebration - Ice Cream Social

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Type : Festivals

Celebrate the City’s 313rd birthday on the riverfront with family-friendly activities

Join the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, Riviere28 and Forward Arts Detroit for Detroit Love a special 313th birthday celebration of our beloved City of Detroit. We invite you to the beautiful Detroit riverfront to enjoy an evening of lawn games, ice cream and music. Bring a picnic basket and the appetite to socialize with other Detroiters, all ending with a special Happy Birthday to our City with sparklers. 

Event will take place just east of the hill in Milliken State Park and free parking is available at Rivard Plaza (1340 Atwater). 

Movie in the Park: "Frozen" in July!

Movie in the Park: "Frozen" in July!

Tuesday, Jul 08, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Event Type : Family/Kids


Join the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Park it for a Movie in the Park on Tuesday, July 8th. We’ll be screening the popular film “Frozen” and will have plenty of family friendly activities including live entertainment and games. So grab your family, pack a picnic and park it!

The event will begin at 6:00 pm, and the movie will start at 8:15 pm.
Film will take place east of the hill in Milliken State Park and Harbor. Free Parking is available at Rivard Plaza.


BCBSM Riverfront Run

BCBSM Riverfront Run

Saturday, Jun 14, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Event Type : Sports Activities

The much-anticipated Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Riverfront Run/Walk replaces the Conservancy’s popular waterfront River Days Run.  Held on June 14, 2014,  this 5K & 10K run and walk will showcase the Detroit RiverWalk and Milliken State Park, and provide a healthy, fun experience for participants. Proceeds benefit the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, the stewards of Detroit’s historic and international RiverWalk and Dequindre Cut Greenway.

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Riverfront Run/Walk includes both a 5K and a 10K run/walk.  The top three finishers in each male and female age group will receive medals, with all participants receiving a performance T-shirt and a wristband that is good for a one-day admission to the Conservancy’s upcoming Detroit River Days festival.  Registration for the 5K run/walk is $30 per participant.  The 10K is $40 per person. 

Winners: The top three female and top three male participants in each age group will receive great prizes!  Award grouped by age: 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Start Time: 9am 

Parking: Free parking will be available at River East Garage located at the corner of Atwater and Rivard streets, directly across from the Race start and finish. 

Course Map:  Will be provided on the Conservancy's website in early June.

T-Shirts: Pre-registered participants will receive their commemorative performance t-shirt on race day.  T-Shirts for those that register on race day are subject to availability, and may need to be picked up later at the Parade Company


Register Today! 


Already Register?! Click here to view runner info. 

Soiree on the Greenway

Soiree on the Greenway

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Dequindre Cut Greenway

The Riviere28 summer series continues on the Dequindre Cut with Soiree on the Greenway, offering city chic cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, live music, and the chance to contribute to a community art project on this former Grand Truck Railroad line.

Now the 1.35 mile Dequindre Cut Greenway offers a pedestrian link between the riverfront, Eastern Market, and the residential neighborhoods in between.

$40 pre-sale tickets (CLOSED) / $50 walk-up entry

Your ticket purchase includes 4 food and 3 drink tickets; additional food and beverage tickets can be purchased at the event for $5 each

Free parking is available at the Gratiot entrance of the Dequindre Cut. Free Bike Valet is available at the event under the Chestnut underpass. 


Riviére28 Members please contact the Development Department at 313.566.8235 to purchase your tickets!

Net proceeds benefit the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy