Cullen Plaza

Located at: 1340 Atwater St. Detroit, MI 48207 Phone: (313) 566-8200

Cullen Plaza is home to many of the east riverfront’s most popular highlights, including the lovely Cullen Family Carousel, an in-laid granite map of the Detroit River, a standing glass sculptured map of the St. Lawrence Seaway, a children’s playscape, playful fountains and lush landscaping.

Also located at Cullen Plaza are the tantalizing creations of the Cullen Café and Tiki Bar and Wheelhouse Detroit, a bike shop offering bike rentals, tours, retail, and service.

The popular Diamond Jack's River Tours, which provides public tours and private charters of the Detroit River, docks at Cullen Plaza.

The Conservancy's commemorative bricks and pavers are located at Cullen Plaza, as well as Gabriel Richard Park Plaza.

The pavilion building at Cullen Plaza houses public facilities as well as the Conservancy's operations offices and the security command center.

The Cullen Family Carousel, Cullen Café & Tiki Bar are closed for the season.




  • Bike
  • Café
  • Diamond Jack Boat
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Playscape
  • Restroom
  • Security Office
  • Water Feature

Events at Cullen Plaza

  • Friday, Apr 26, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:00am

    Enjoy a free outdoor yoga class as part of NFL Draft weekend in Detroit!

  • Saturday, Apr 27, 2024 - 9:00am to 10:00am

    Celebrate the NFL Draft in Detroit with a Fun Run/Walk along the Detroit Riverfront!

  • Tuesday, Jun 11, 2024 - 8:00am to 10:00am
    This event occurs every week Tuesday and Thursday until Thu Aug 22 2024 except Tue Jul 02 2024 and Thu Jul 04 2024.

    Detroit Riverwalkers is a walking program presented by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and sponsored by Henry Ford Health.

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