Visit Detroit Spring & Summer 2017

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CALL 800-DETROIT | VISITDETROIT.COM | 49 TO DO SO LITTLE TIME, SO MUCH … SPRING & SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS When the warm weather finally comes, people in The D celebrate in big ways — and our calendar is fuller than full with daily events. EVENTS: APRIL-SEPTEMBER / 50 LOOKING AHEAD / 63 CRUISES + TOURS / 64 ENTERTAINMENT / 66 MUSEUMS, HISTORICAL SITES + COLLECTIONS / 70 SHOPPING / 74 SPORTS / 78 COMERICA PARK BY VITO PALMISANO; MOVEMENT BY DOUGLAS WOJCIECHOWSKI; GRAND PRIX AND DETROIT JAZZ FESTIVAL BY BILL BOWEN; MAKER FAIRE BY GARY MALERBA; DREAM CRUISE BY MATHEW SCHWEDT 1-4 27-29 MOVEMENT It's crazy, it's loud, it's day, it's night, it's disorienting and it's a blast. Nonstop electronic music acts from all over the world gather in Detroit's Hart Plaza to celebrate one of the city's many innovations — techno. DD / Hart Plaza, 1 Hart Plaza, Detroit, 48226; $ May April DETROIT TIGERS OPENING DAY It's a total party, from the parking lot to the stadium seats, and just about every bar and restaurant downtown. The Tigers host the Boston Red Sox on what has become a citywide holiday. DD / Comerica Park, 2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 48201; 313-471-2255 or $ 29-30 19 MAKER FAIRE DETROIT A potpourri of all things creative — electronics, food, fashion and even rockets. As the website says, "If it's made, it's displayed." An excellent experience for kids. DW / The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, 48124; 313-982-6001 or $ July WOODWARD DREAM CRUISE One of the most anticipated events of the summer as thousands of people line the area's most beloved road, eating, drinking and watching as an infinite procession of classic cars rolls by. O / Woodward Avenue from Ferndale to Pontiac; 248-672-6118 or woodward August DETROIT JAZZ FESTIVAL An international extravaganza that's got a little of everything for the whole family but a lot of night- life jazz for deep music lovers. DD / Hart Plaza to Campus Martius, Detroit, 48207; 855-529-9338 or $ September June CHEVROLET DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX The legendary international race has become an annual rip-roaring event. The city landmark Belle Isle Park serves as the racetrack. DD / Belle Isle Park, 2 Inselruhe Ave., Belle Isle, Detroit; 48207; 313-748- 1800 or $ 2-4 7 KEY TO THE D The districts of Detroit have you covered with plenty to do. DOWNTOWN DEARBORN/WAYNE GREATER NOVI MACOMB OAKLAND BEYOND DETROIT WINDSOR, ONTARIO DD DW GN M O BD WO DW M GN O DD GN DW M GN O DD GN CREDIT CARDS AE / American Express CB / Carte Blanche DC / Diners Club DE / Debit Card DS / Discover JCB / Japanese Credit Bureau MC / MasterCard V / Visa ACCESSIBILITY WA / Wheelchair Accessible

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