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 RiverWalk Café 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 and RiverWalk Café are currently are open from 11am to 8pm daily.


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

Events at Cullen Plaza

  • Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 - 8:00am to 10:00am
    This event occurs every week Tuesday and Thursday until Thu Aug 22 2019 except Tue Jun 18 2019, Thu Jun 20 2019, Tue Jun 25 2019, Thu Jun 27 2019, Tue Jul 02 2019 and Thu Jul 04 2019.

    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.

  • Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    This event occurs every 2 weeks Sunday until Sun Jun 23 2019. This event also occurs on Sun Jul 14 2019, Sun Jul 28 2019, Sun Aug 11 2019, Sun Aug 25 2019, Sun Sep 08 2019 and Sun Sep 22 2019.


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