WINTER AT VALADE
Presented by Friends of Robert C. Valade Park
The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is committed to helping visitors embrace winter by extending our great riverfront programming year-round at Robert C. Valade Park with the return of Winter at Valade. Starting December 5, enjoy oversized fires, sleds, s'mores, games, drinks, food, and more. Join us in January and February for a full schedule of programs and events, including the return of our signature themed weekends, winter wellness activities, and more! View full details on the tabs to the left or scroll down to learn about the themed weekends, and stay tuned for additional updates throughout the season!
Free parking for Winter at Valade is located in the lot at the corner of Chene and Guoin (enter on Guoin). There is additional parking at the Stroh Riverplace Garage and nearby side streets. Please follow all posted parking directional signage and do not park on Atwater Street. Other transportation options include the DDOT Jefferson bus #9 to Chene and walk 3 blocks south towards the river or arrive by MOGO and dock your bike at the Atwater and Joseph Campau station and walk one block west on Atwater.
Join us for special themed weekends!
Join us each Friday beginning in January for a wide range of games, activities and programs for visitors of all ages! Fireside Fridays will feature open mic nights, board game events, trivia and more!
Every Sunday beginning in January we will have a wide range of wellness programming including hustle classes and polar walks. Brunch will be available in the Shed at Valade for those looking for a relaxing morning on the Detroit Riverfront!
Thank you to our Winter at Valade Sponsors!
Friends of Robert C. Valade Park
Motown Magic Weekend Sponsor
Mardi Gras at Valade Weekend Sponsor
Sledding Hill & Marshmallow Roaster Sponsor
Sled Shed Sponsor
Sarah & Charles McClure
Cozy Community Sponsors
Marie & Michael Holcomb
Michigan Building Trades