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Ongoing Events

August 1 | 9:00am to 12:00pm | Family/Kids

Belle Isle Stewardship Day

The Environmental and Conservation section of the Island Stewardship Committee headed by Mebby Pearson offer Stewardship Saturdays where volunteers can help remove invasive plant species from the island. The purpose of this task is the preservation of Belle Isle’s old growth forest by...

August 1 | 10:00am to 11:00am | Milliken State Park Wetlands | Sports Activities

Yoga on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace studio for Yoga on the Riverfront, Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the wetland area of Milliken State Park.  Classes are Free and are part of the Live The Riverfront intiatives presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy.   No...

August 1 | 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...

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August 1 | 9:00am to 12:00pm | Family/Kids

Belle Isle Stewardship Day

The Environmental and Conservation section of the Island Stewardship Committee headed by Mebby Pearson offer Stewardship Saturdays where volunteers can help remove invasive plant species from the island. The purpose of this task is the preservation of Belle Isle’s old growth forest by...

August 1 | 10:00am to 11:00am | Milliken State Park Wetlands | Sports Activities

Yoga on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace studio for Yoga on the Riverfront, Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the wetland area of Milliken State Park.  Classes are Free and are part of the Live The Riverfront intiatives presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy.   No...

August 1 | 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...

August 1 | 1:00pm to 3:00pm | GM Plaza

Riverfront Segway Tours

Location: Detroit Segways, 100 Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan 48243   Detroit Segways offers two daily tours of the Detroit riverfront, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy: Highlights Tour - Monday through Saturday (plus Sundays in July and...

August 1 | 1:15pm to 2:15pm

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront is the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s unique, interactive early literacy program that provides children from southeast Michigan an opportunity to see live children’s entertainment, hear a story read by a local celebrity reader and receive a free...

August 1 | 7:00pm to 10:00pm | GM Plaza | Concerts

Rockin' on the Riverfront

Rockin’ on the Riverfront, the annual FREE concert series (no tickets necessary) will return in its ninth season to the Detroit Riverfront this summer, welcoming crowds every Friday night for classic rock and roll revelry in Detroit. In partnership with Detroit's #1 for Classic Rock 94.7...

August 1 | 7:00pm to 10:00pm | GM Plaza | Concerts

Rockin' on the Riverfront

Rockin’ on the Riverfront, the annual FREE concert series (no tickets necessary) will return in its ninth season to the Detroit Riverfront this summer, welcoming crowds every Friday night for classic rock and roll revelry in Detroit. In partnership with Detroit's #1 for Classic Rock 94.7...

August 2 to August 3 | (All day) | Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

Red Bull Air Races

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is an official World Championship, accredited by the FAI – The World Air Sports Federation. Since it was officially launched, the Red Bull Air Race World Championship has become globally renowned as the fastest and most exhilarating motorsport on...

August 2 | 6:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday Market at Eastern Market

Location: Eastern Market A week is not complete without a Saturday trip to the Eastern Market for many families from all over metro Detroit. For more information, visit the Eastern Market website.

August 2 | 1:00pm to 3:00pm | GM Plaza

Riverfront Segway Tours

Location: Detroit Segways, 100 Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan 48243   Detroit Segways offers two daily tours of the Detroit riverfront, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy: Highlights Tour - Monday through Saturday (plus Sundays in July and...

August 3 | 10:00am to 4:00pm | Family/Kids

Sunday Street Market

Detroit’s historic Eastern Market is excited to announce a new market day and a daring departure from our classic Farmers Market Faire:  The Sunday Street Market will feature local items such as home goods, art, jewelry, clothing,  Michigan-made products, antiques, and furniture, just to...

August 3 | 10:00am to 3:00pm | Roberts Riverwalk Hotel | Family/Kids

Southern Classics Sunday Brunch

The Roberts Riverwalk Hotel & Residence, Detroit invites you to a Southern Classics Sunday Brunch! The costs to dine are $22/person with a reservation and $26/person without a reservation. Kids ages 6-12 are $12, and seniors are $18. The address of the Roberts Riverwalk Hotel &...

August 3 | 10:30am to 12:00pm | Rivard Plaza | Family/Kids

Riverfront Canine Club with Canine to Five

Canine To Five is proud to announce the return of the Riverfront Canine Club in partnership with the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy. This weekly walk is an opportunity to bring together Detroit-loving dog owners and to show off the riverfront. The Riverfront Canine Club is a guided dog-...

August 3 | 1:30pm to 3:30pm | Adventure and Discovery Center | Family/Kids

Outdoor Events at the Outdoor Adventure Center

Join us for outdoor family fun and interactive nature experiences.

August 4 | 10:00am to 11:00am | Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

Tai Chi on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace studio for Tai Chi on the Riverfront, Monday mornings at 10 a.m. in the wetland area of Milliken State Park.  Classes are Free and are part of the Live The Riverfront intiatives presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy.   No...

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