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Featured Events

August 25 |
6:00pm to 10:30pm
| West Riverfront Park | Festivals

Riverfront Relaxin'- Music and Movie nights at West Riverfront Park

RIVERFRONT RELAXIN’, PRESENTED BY DETROIT RIVERFRONT CONSERVANCY, BRINGS FREE ENTERTAINMENT SERIES TO DETROIT’S RIVERFRONT THIS SUMMER Enjoy live music, classic movies, food trucks and games – all under the stars and next to the breezy Detroit River.  Celebrate summer along the beautiful...

Ongoing Events

August 20 |
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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August

August 20 |
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...

August 21 | 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...

August 22 | 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 23 |
8:00am to 10:00am
| Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

DMC RiverWalkers

RiverWalkers is a senior walking program presented by the Detroit Medical Center. Seniors, 60+, are invited to participate in this free program that encourages wellness through walking on the Detroit RiverWalk and fitness classes.  For more information or to register, visit : http://www....

August 23 |
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...

August 23 | 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 23 |
6:00pm to 7:00pm
| Dequindre Cut | Sports Activities

Free Fit Camp

Join Teena Cathey for a FREE Body Love Fit Camp on the Dequindre Cut each Tuesday from 6PM-7PM. RSVP by contacting Teena at 586.909.9939 or at me@teenacathey.com.

August 24 |
10:00am to 11:00am
| Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

Tai Chi on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace studio for Tai Chi on the Riverfront, Wednesday 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.  ...

August 24 | 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 24 |
6:30pm to 8:00pm
| Rivard Plaza

Herbal Walk & Talk

Herbal extract specialist, Ravin Regina, leads this FREE bi-weekly workshop focused on sharing the history and modern-day use of native riverfront plants while engaging participants in a lively stroll through beautiful William G. Milliken State Park & Harbor beyond.

August 24 |
6:30pm to 9:30pm
| Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

League Volleyball

Join us for 4×4 Co-ed Sand Volleyball this summer 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...

August 24 |
8:00pm to 10:00pm
| West Riverfront Park | Sports Activities

Moonlight Yoga

Moonlight Yoga provides a unique twist on yoga classes by providing participants with glowing jewelry and incorporating lighted glow sticks into traditional yoga poses.   At each session, local yoga instructor Michelle Moten of Detroit’s Urban Solace will lead participants through a...

August 25 |
8:00am to 10:00am
| Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

DMC RiverWalkers

RiverWalkers is a senior walking program presented by the Detroit Medical Center. Seniors, 60+, are invited to participate in this free program that encourages wellness through walking on the Detroit RiverWalk and fitness classes.  For more information or to register, visit : http://www....

August 25 | 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 25 |
6:00pm to 7:00pm
| Milliken State Park Wetlands | Sports Activities

Yoga on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace studio for Yoga on the Riverfront. Classes are held Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. and 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...

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