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Featured Events

September 18 | 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Shimmer on the River

Join us for our 5th annual fundraising gala to be held in Cobo Center's newly renovated Grand Ballroom. This year's Shimmer on the River will honor General Motors with the Shimmer Award, which annually recognizes outstanding philanthropic support of the Conservancy and our mission. Once...

Ongoing Events

August 27 | 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 27 | 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 27 | 6:00pm 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.

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August

August 27 | 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 27 | 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 27 | 6:00pm 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 28 | 8:30am to 10:30am | Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

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. To register for RiverWalkers, just come to Rivard Plaza...

August 28 | 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 28 | 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 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...

August 29 | 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 30 | 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 30 | 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 31 | 9:00am to 12:00pm | Sports Activities

ISNA 5K Family Run/Walk

The ISNA Detroit 2014 5K Run/ Walk will be a memorable, riverside run that will commemorate ISNA's commitment to incorporating healthy living and family fun into the culture of our Muslim American fabric. ISNA is a partner in First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move Campaign and a champion...

August 31 | 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 31 | 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 31 | 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-...

September

September 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...

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