May 2019

Featured Events

June 8 | 8:00am to 12:00pm

Detroit Riverfront Run

The much-anticipated Detroit Riverfront Run will be held on June 8, 2019, this 5K & 10K run and walk showcases the Detroit RiverWalk and Milliken State Park, and provides a healthy, fun experience for participants. Proceeds benefit the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, the stewards of...

June 9 | 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Kids Fishing Fest

  Sunday, June 9th 12-4PM at Milliken State Park and Harbor  Parents, Grandparents, Guardians and Groups, come enjoy this special opportunity to spend quality time with the kids in your life and create fun lasting memories for your family.   Free family event for kids                Free ...

Ongoing Events

May 26 | 10:30am

Pack Walk with Canine to Five

  Join us every  Sunday at 10:30 AM for a guided pack walk through various routes of Detroit’s beautiful riverfront paths.  The group will meet in Cullen Plaza at the concessions pavilion and walk the scenic Riverfront together as a pack.  Walking as a pack gives your dog the opportunity...

May 26 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm | Cullen 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...

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July

July 11 | 11:00am to 2:00pm

Reading and Rhythm on the Riverfront

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront (R3) is the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy’s unique, interactive early literacy program that provides children from southeast Michigan an opportunity to see live children’s entertainment, hear a story read by a local community leader and receive a...

July 11 | 6:00pm to 7:00pm | Milliken State Park and Harbor | Sports Activities

Yoga on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace studio for Yoga on the Riverfront. Classes are held Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the wetland area of Milliken State Park.   Classes are free and provided by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy.   No registration is necessary for the yoga...

July 12 | 10:00am to 11:00am | Milliken State Park Wetlands | Sports Activities

Yoga on the Riverfront

  Join Urban Solace studio for Yoga on the Riverfront. Classes are held Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the wetland area of Milliken State Park.  Classes are free and provided by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy.   No registration is necessary for the yoga...

July 12 | 11:00am to 2:00pm

Reading and Rhythm on the Riverfront

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront (R3) is the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy’s unique, interactive early literacy program that provides children from southeast Michigan an opportunity to see live children’s entertainment, hear a story read by a local community leader and receive a...

July 13 | 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...

July 13 | 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Dequindre Cut Freight Yard

The Dequindre Cut Freight Yard is the go to destination for outdoor libations and merriment this summer! Head to the Dequindre Cut for this  retail, entertainment and gathering space built from nine repurposed shipping containers.  Freight Yard features a beer and wine garden,...

July 14 | 10:30am

Pack Walk with Canine to Five

  Join us every  Sunday at 10:30 AM for a guided pack walk through various routes of Detroit’s beautiful riverfront paths.  The group will meet in Cullen Plaza at the concessions pavilion and walk the scenic Riverfront together as a pack.  Walking as a pack gives your dog the opportunity...

July 14 | 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Dequindre Cut Freight Yard

The Dequindre Cut Freight Yard is the go to destination for outdoor libations and merriment this summer! Head to the Dequindre Cut for this  retail, entertainment and gathering space built from nine repurposed shipping containers.  Freight Yard features a beer and wine garden,...

July 14 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm | Cullen 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...

July 16 | 8:00am to 10:00am | Cullen 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....

July 17 | 10:00am to 11:00am | Milliken State Park and Harbor | 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 provided by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. No registration is necessary for the Tai Chi classes.  Participants are encouraged to...

July 17 | 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Pewabic on the Plaza

Join Pewabic Pottery's new mobile museum and educational clay experience for hands-on clay activities on the Detroit RiverWalk. Held monthly, Pewabic will introduce visitors into the art of making pottery. This event is free and held at Cullen Plaza. 

July 17 | 6:00pm to 7:00pm | Milliken State Park and Harbor | Sports Activities

Yoga on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace studio for Yoga on the Riverfront. Classes are held Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the wetland area of Milliken State Park.   Classes are free and provided by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy.   No registration is necessary for the yoga...

July 17 | 7:00pm to 9:00pm | Dequindre Cut | Concerts

Campbell Terrace Performance Series

The Dequindre Cut will be filled with the sounds of some of Metro Detroit’s most talented entertainers this summer and fall as the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy brings back its Campbell Terrace Performance Series with regularly scheduled programming beginning Wednesday, July 10, 2019....

July 17 | 8:30pm to 10:00pm | Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park | Sports Activities

Moonlight Yoga

Moonlight Yoga provides a unique twist on yoga classes by providing participants with glowing jewelry and incorporating lighted glow sticks into traditional yoga poses.  At each session, local yoga instructor Michelle Moten of Detroit’s Urban Solace will lead participants through a series...

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