There’s no better place to experience winter celebrations from around the globe than on Detroit’s international riverfront. Join us for Winter Around the World Weekend, presented by Visit Detroit – Friday, January 28 through Sunday, January 30 at Robert C. Valade Park. Winter Around the World will feature a variety of Detroit-based food trucks, salsa dancing, a Lunar New Year Celebration presented by the Michigan Taiwanese American Organization, a special parade of nations for little ones, and more. All weekend long there will be live music showcasing a variety of styles and genres by Detroit artists. 


Grab your friends and make a team to compete in the Detroit Riverfront Winter Olympics! Register now through Come Play Detroit. Games range from curling to fowling and other outdoor fun! 

Click here to register for Winter Olympics

Friday, January 28th – Latin Night

4-9pm: Real Taco Express Food Truck 

4-4:45pm: Ammy Ammorette Trio

5:15-6pm: El Duo Escobar

6-7pm: Free Salsa Class with Mambo Marci

6-9pm: DJ Cisco Latin Dance Party


Saturday, January 29th – Parade of Nations

12-9pm: International Food Trucks 

12-3pm: Create your own Flag Craft

1-1:30pm: International Parade Around Valade

1:30-2:30pm: Lunar New Year Celebration

1:30-9pm: Live World Music 

2:30-3pm: The Eagle Spirit Dancers

3-6pm: Come Play Detroit Winter Olympics

3:30-4:30pm: Ara Topouzian

5-6pm: Uprizin

6:30-7:30pm: Sean Blackman

8-9pm: Roots Vibrations


Sunday, January 30th

12pm: The Tropical Wahenies Hawaiian Dance

12-7pm: International Food Trucks 

12-7pm: Curling and Box Hockey 

12-3pm: Decorate an Olympic Medal Craft

1-1:30pm: International Parade Around Valade

1:30-6pm: Live World Music

1:30-2:15pm: Desert Island Band

2:45-3:30pm: Bossa Fresca Trio

4-4:45pm: Aaron Bravesoul Parrott

5:15-6pm: Maraj Virtuouso & Friends