May 2018

Featured Events

June 9 | 8:00am to 12:00pm | Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

Detroit Riverfront Run

The much-anticipated Detroit Riverfront Run to support the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy will be held on June 9, 2018,  this 5K & 10K run and walk showcases the Detroit RiverWalk and Milliken State Park, and provide a healthy, fun experience for participants. Proceeds benefit the...

June 10 | 12:00pm to 4:00pm | Milliken State Park and Harbor | Family/Kids

Kids Fishing Fest

Sunday, June 10th 12-4PM at Milliken State Park and Harbor  Parents, Grandparents, Guardians and Groups, come enjoy this special opportunity to spend quality time with the kids in your life and create fun lasting memories for your family. Free family event for kids              Free ...

June 21 | 5:30pm to 10:00pm | Rivard Plaza | Festivals

Shimmer on the River - Here Comes the Sun

THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018  |  DETROIT RIVERFRONT                                                 This year, Shimmer on the River is getting nostalgic for the decade of flower power, daisy chains, and far-out fun. Guests of all ages are invited for an exclusive preview of GM River Days,...

Ongoing Events

May 19 to May 20 | 5:00pm to 10:00am | Dequindre Cut

Camping on the Cut

Join Detroit Up North and the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy on Saturday, May 19th for the first ever Camping on the Cut. This 21+ camping will feature music, yoga, outdoor games, camp fires and s'more all on the Dequindre Cut as well as the exclusive experience to enjoy the Dequindre Cut...

May 20 | 8:00am to 12:00pm | Sports Activities

Charitable Run/Walk

Each year the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy hosts more than 20 Run/Walk events on the Detroit RiverWalk. This event listing denotes that there is a Run/Walk on the Detroit Riverfront and there may be increased traffic on the riverfront from 8AM-12PM. If your organization is interested in...

May 20 | 10:30am to 11:30am | Rivard Plaza

Pack Walk with Canine to Five

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.  Walking as a pack gives your dog the opportunity...

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May

May 20 | 8:00am to 12:00pm | Sports Activities

Charitable Run/Walk

Each year the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy hosts more than 20 Run/Walk events on the Detroit RiverWalk. This event listing denotes that there is a Run/Walk on the Detroit Riverfront and there may be increased traffic on the riverfront from 8AM-12PM. If your organization is interested in...

May 20 | 10:30am to 11:30am | Rivard Plaza

Pack Walk with Canine to Five

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.  Walking as a pack gives your dog the opportunity...

May 20 | 12:00pm to 9:00pm | Dequindre Cut

Dequindre Cut Freight Yard

The Dequindre Cut Freight Yard will be the go to destination for outdoor libations and merriment this summer! Head to the Dequindre Cut for this  retail, entertainment and gathering space built from nine repurposed shipping containers.  Freight Yard features a beer and wine garden,...

May 20 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm | Rivard Plaza

Detroit Experience Factory - Free Riverfront Walking Tour

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 22 | 5:30pm to 6:30pm | Rivard Plaza | Concerts

Rush Hour Recital presented by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy & Detroit Symphony Orchestra Present Rush Hour Recital at Rivard Plaza Tuesday, May 22, 5:30-6:30pm Avoid the rush hour commute and join us at Rivard Plaza for a Rush Hour Recital Happy Hour, featuring chamber music performances from DSO musicians...

May 22 | 6:00pm to 7:00pm | Dequindre Cut | Sports Activities

Dequindre Cut Fit Camp

Join Teena Cathey for a FREE Fit Camp on the Dequindre Cut each Tuesday from 6PM-7PM. RSVP by contacting Teena at 586.909.9939 or at me@teenacathey.com. Fit camp is kid friendly, and good for all levels of fitness! Fit camp meets on the Dequindre Cut near the Blue Cross Blue Shield of...

May 23 | 8:00am to 12:00pm | Sports Activities

Charitable Run/Walk

Each year the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy hosts more than 20 Run/Walk events on the Detroit RiverWalk. This event listing denotes that there is a Run/Walk on the Detroit Riverfront and there may be increased traffic on the riverfront from 8AM-12PM. If your organization is interested in...

May 25 | 4:00pm to 10:00pm | Dequindre Cut

Dequindre Cut Freight Yard

The Dequindre Cut Freight Yard will be the go to destination for outdoor libations and merriment this summer! Head to the Dequindre Cut for this  retail, entertainment and gathering space built from nine repurposed shipping containers.  Freight Yard features a beer and wine garden,...

May 26 | 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 26 | 11:00am to 10:00pm | Dequindre Cut

Dequindre Cut Freight Yard

The Dequindre Cut Freight Yard will be the go to destination for outdoor libations and merriment this summer! Head to the Dequindre Cut for this  retail, entertainment and gathering space built from nine repurposed shipping containers.  Freight Yard features a beer and wine garden,...

May 27 | 10:30am to 11:30am | Rivard Plaza

Pack Walk with Canine to Five

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.  Walking as a pack gives your dog the opportunity...

May 27 | 12:00pm to 9:00pm | Dequindre Cut

Dequindre Cut Freight Yard

The Dequindre Cut Freight Yard will be the go to destination for outdoor libations and merriment this summer! Head to the Dequindre Cut for this  retail, entertainment and gathering space built from nine repurposed shipping containers.  Freight Yard features a beer and wine garden,...

May 27 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm | Rivard Plaza

Detroit Experience Factory - Free Riverfront Walking Tour

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 29 | 6:00pm to 7:00pm | Dequindre Cut | Sports Activities

Dequindre Cut Fit Camp

Join Teena Cathey for a FREE Fit Camp on the Dequindre Cut each Tuesday from 6PM-7PM. RSVP by contacting Teena at 586.909.9939 or at me@teenacathey.com. Fit camp is kid friendly, and good for all levels of fitness! Fit camp meets on the Dequindre Cut near the Blue Cross Blue Shield of...

June

June 1 | 4:00pm to 10:00pm | Dequindre Cut

Dequindre Cut Freight Yard

The Dequindre Cut Freight Yard will be the go to destination for outdoor libations and merriment this summer! Head to the Dequindre Cut for this  retail, entertainment and gathering space built from nine repurposed shipping containers.  Freight Yard features a beer and wine garden,...

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