Atwater Beach - Grand Opening

Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 6:00pm
This event occurs every day until Sun Aug 25, 2019.
Event Type : Festivals

Join us on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday August 25 to celebrate the grand opening of Atwater Beach. Each day will be filled with fun free programming from 11 - 6pm. Details TBA. 

Atwater Beach is the newest park to open along the Detroit Riverfront, transforming a former industrial site into a vibrant family-friendly destination. Atwater Beach is located at 2670 Atwater St., Detroit, MI 48207 on Atwater Street between Aretha Franklin Amphitheater and Jos Campau Street. 

Features of the park include:

  • A large sandy area and lush green lawn filled with colorful seating. 
  • A floating bar with a unique drink menu.
  • Colorful, lifeguard-themed play structures and a musical sensory garden.
  • A shaded picnic pavilion with community grills.
  • A shed hall featuring various Detroit food vendors and food truck drive. 

Visit for more information about the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy.