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Ongoing Events

August 19 | 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 19 | 8:00am to 12:00pm | Rivard Plaza | 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...

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August

August 19 | 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 19 | 8:00am to 12:00pm | Rivard Plaza | 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...

August 20 | 10:30am | Rivard Plaza | Concerts

Pack Walk w/ Canine to Five Detroit

Join us every Sunday through September 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...

August 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...

August 21 | 12:00pm | GM Plaza

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 21 | 6:00pm to 10:00pm | 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...

August 21 | 6:30pm to 9:30pm | Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

Come Play Detroit League Volleyball

Come Play Detroit's League 4×4 Co-ed Sand Volleyball  returns to the Detroit RiverWalk this year. Spring leagues are already full, but registration for the summer league is available on Come Play Detroit's website. Enjoy Great food, cold drinks and lounging by the beautiful Detroit River...

August 22 | 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 22 | 12:00pm | GM Plaza

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 | 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 23 | 11:30am to 1:30pm | GM Plaza | Sports Activities

Walk the RiverWalk Wednesdays

Walk the RiverWalk Wednesdays is a no-cost summer walking initiative designed to foster a sense of wellness among people living and working in downtown Detroit.  The program is open to anyone interested in participating, however.  Over the course of 16 weeks, registered participants are...

August 23 | 12:00pm | GM Plaza

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 10:00pm | 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...

August 23 | 6:30pm to 9:30pm | Rivard Plaza | Sports Activities

Come Play Detroit League Volleyball

Come Play Detroit's League 4×4 Co-ed Sand Volleyball  returns to the Detroit RiverWalk this year. Spring leagues are already full, but registration for the summer league is available on Come Play Detroit's website. Enjoy Great food, cold drinks and lounging by the beautiful Detroit River...

August 23 | 6:30pm to 8:30pm | Rivard Plaza

Herbal Walk and 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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