Rivard Plaza

Located at: 1340 Atwater St. Detroit, MI 48207 Phone: (313) 566-8200

Rivard Plaza is home to many of the east riverfront’s most popular highlights, including the lovely Cullen Family Carousel, an in-laid granite map of the Detroit River, a standing glass sculptured map of the St. Lawrence Seaway, a children’s playscape, playful fountains and lush landscaping.

Also located at Rivard Plaza are the tantalizing creations of the RiverWalk Café and Wheelhouse Detroit, a bike shop offering bike rentals, tours, retail and service.

The popular Diamond Jack's River Tours, which provides public tours and private charters of the Detroit River, docks at Rivard Plaza.

The Conservancy's commemorative bricks and pavers are located at Rivard Plaza, as well as Gabriel Richard Park Plaza.

The pavilion building at Rivard Plaza houses public facilities as well as the Conservancy's operations offices and the security command center.


  • Bike
  • Café
  • Diamond Jack Boat
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Playscape
  • Restroom
  • Security Office
  • Water Feature

Events at Rivard Plaza

  • Monday, Jun 16, 2014 - 12:00am
    This event occurs every day until Sun Jun 22 2014.

    Detroit River ArtScape is gearing up for our third year!  ArtScape will open on June 16th and will run through the GM River Days Festival, June 20th – 22nd.

  • Friday, Jun 20, 2014 - 11:00am to 11:00pm
    This event occurs every day until Sun Jun 22 2014.

    GM River Days presented by the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, returns June 20-22, 2014.

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