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 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...

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July

July 12 | 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 provided by the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy.   No registration is necessary for the yoga...

July 12 | 6:30pm to 10:00pm | Gabriel Richard Park | Family/Kids

Riverfront Relaxin'

Celebrate summer along the beautiful Detroit Riverfront with the second annual Riverfront Relaxin' entertainment series presented by the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy and in conjunction with Park Solutions. Riverfront Relaxin' is a FREE five-night series, starting July 12 through August...

July 13 | 10:00am to 11:00am | 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 funding is provided by the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy.   No registration is necessary for...

July 13 | 11:00am to 2:00pm | Rivard Plaza | Family/Kids

Reading and Rhythm on the RiverFront

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront (R3) 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 community leader and receive a...

July 13 | 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,...

July 13 | 7:30pm 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 eleventh 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...

July 14 | (All day)

Atwater Car Show

July 14 | 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...

July 14 | 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,...

July 15 | 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...

July 15 | 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,...

July 15 | 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...

July 17 | 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....

July 17 | 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...

July 18 | 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.  ...

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