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.

The Cullen Family Carousel and RiverWalk Café are currently closed for the season and will reopen upon return of the warm weather months.

Amenities

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

Events at Rivard Plaza

  • Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm
    THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018  |  DETROIT RIVERFRONT                                                
  • Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
    This event occurs every week Sunday until Sun Oct 07 2018.

    Join us every  Sunday at 10:30 AM for a guided pack walk through various routes of Detroit’s beautiful riverfront paths. 

    The group will meet in Rivard Plaza at the concessions pavilion and walk the scenic Riverfront together as a pack. 

  • Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
    This event occurs every week Wednesday until Wed Aug 22 2018 except Tue Jun 20 2017 and Tue Jun 27 2017.

    Join Urban Solace studio for Tai Chi on the Riverfront, Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. in the wetland area of Milliken State Park. 

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