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Featured Events

Dequindre Cut - Image by Ken Cobb (copyrighted)
April 29 to April 30
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2:00pm to 3:00pm
| Dequindre Cut | Festivals

Dequindre Cut Grand Opening Celebration

The Link Detroit Greenway/Dequindre Cut Extension Grand Opening celebration will be a festive, community-focused event that features something for everyone.  Guests will find a colorful, engaging atmosphere featuring entertainment, food trucks, hands-on activities and other surprises.  A...

June 11 | 9:00am | Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

RiverFront Run

The much-anticipated Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Riverfront Run/Walk will be held on June 11, 2016,  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...

Ongoing Events

April 29 | 12:00pm

GM Renaissance Center Tours (12 & 2pm)

Location: Pure Detroit Shop, Tower 400, Level 1 The free one-hour tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the riverfront and city of Detroit. The complimentary public tours are offered twice daily, Monday...

Dequindre Cut - Image by Ken Cobb (copyrighted)
April 29 to April 30
|
2:00pm to 3:00pm
| Dequindre Cut | Festivals

Dequindre Cut Grand Opening Celebration

The Link Detroit Greenway/Dequindre Cut Extension Grand Opening celebration will be a festive, community-focused event that features something for everyone.  Guests will find a colorful, engaging atmosphere featuring entertainment, food trucks, hands-on activities and other surprises.  A...

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E.g., 04/29/2016

April

April 29 | 12:00pm

GM Renaissance Center Tours (12 & 2pm)

Location: Pure Detroit Shop, Tower 400, Level 1 The free one-hour tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the riverfront and city of Detroit. The complimentary public tours are offered twice daily, Monday...

Dequindre Cut - Image by Ken Cobb (copyrighted)
April 29 to April 30
|
2:00pm to 3:00pm
| Dequindre Cut | Festivals

Dequindre Cut Grand Opening Celebration

The Link Detroit Greenway/Dequindre Cut Extension Grand Opening celebration will be a festive, community-focused event that features something for everyone.  Guests will find a colorful, engaging atmosphere featuring entertainment, food trucks, hands-on activities and other surprises.  A...

April 30 |
6:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday Market at Eastern Market

Location: Eastern Market A weekend is not complete without a Saturday trip to the Eastern Market for many families from all over metro Detroit. Eastern Market is just a mile away from the Detroit RiverWalk by biking or walking up the Dequindre Cut.  For more information, visit the Eastern...

May

May 1 | 12:00pm | Rivard Plaza | Concerts

Pack Walk w/ Canine to Five Detroit

Join us every Sunday (April 1- October 30) 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.  Walking as a pack gives your...

May 2 | 12:00pm

GM Renaissance Center Tours (12 & 2pm)

Location: Pure Detroit Shop, Tower 400, Level 1 The free one-hour tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the riverfront and city of Detroit. The complimentary public tours are offered twice daily, Monday...

May 3 |
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Riverfront Walking Tour with Detroit Experience Factory

Join the Detroit Experience Factory for a FREE riverfront tour! This free tour will give you a bit of the history of both the Detroit River and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy. The tour will touch on Detroit's rich prohibition history, the underground railroad and the construction of...

May 3 | 12:00pm

GM Renaissance Center Tours (12 & 2pm)

Location: Pure Detroit Shop, Tower 400, Level 1 The free one-hour tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the riverfront and city of Detroit. The complimentary public tours are offered twice daily, Monday...

May 4 |
11:30am to 1:30pm
| GM Plaza | Sports Activities

Walk the RiverWalk Wednesdays

Walk the RiverWalk Wednesdays is a no-cost summer walking initiative designed to foster a sense of wellness among people living and working in downtown Detroit.  The program is open to anyone interested in participating, however.  Over the course of 16 weeks, registered participants are...

May 4 |
11:30am to 1:30pm
| GM Plaza | Sports Activities

Walk the RiverWalk Wednesdays

Walk the RiverWalk Wednesdays is a no-cost summer walking initiative designed to foster a sense of wellness among people living and working in downtown Detroit.  The program is open to anyone interested in participating, however.  Over the course of 16 weeks, registered participants are...

May 4 | 12:00pm

GM Renaissance Center Tours (12 & 2pm)

Location: Pure Detroit Shop, Tower 400, Level 1 The free one-hour tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the riverfront and city of Detroit. The complimentary public tours are offered twice daily, Monday...

May 4 |
6:30pm to 9:30pm
| Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

League Volleyball

Join us for 4×4 Co-ed Sand Volleyball this spring in Detroit on the RiverWalk at Rivard Plaza, the coolest spot you have never been to… until now! Great food, cold drinks and lounging by the beautiful Detroit River! Don’t miss out on all the fun.  To register your team, visit the Come...

May 5 | 12:00pm

GM Renaissance Center Tours (12 & 2pm)

Location: Pure Detroit Shop, Tower 400, Level 1 The free one-hour tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the riverfront and city of Detroit. The complimentary public tours are offered twice daily, Monday...

May 6 | 12:00pm

GM Renaissance Center Tours (12 & 2pm)

Location: Pure Detroit Shop, Tower 400, Level 1 The free one-hour tour takes visitors through the landmark GM Renaissance Center and outlines the rich history that General Motors shares with the riverfront and city of Detroit. The complimentary public tours are offered twice daily, Monday...

May 6 | 6:30pm | Sports Activities

Hightail to Ale 5K

5k, Keg Party, Friday night and the Detroit riverfront?! It’s true! It’s not a typo! This is a Friday evening race! Beer, fast course, great crowd, finisher pint glasses, finisher medals, and lots of good times!  Did we mention beer?   Atwater Brewery is the start and finish for this...

May 7 |
6:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday Market at Eastern Market

Location: Eastern Market A weekend is not complete without a Saturday trip to the Eastern Market for many families from all over metro Detroit. Eastern Market is just a mile away from the Detroit RiverWalk by biking or walking up the Dequindre Cut.  For more information, visit the Eastern...

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