Downtown Detroit Parks offers visitors relaxing, beautifully landscaped areas throughout the city’s urban core to enjoy simply on their own or as part of the many entertainment events regularly offered.
You are welcome...
To visit the park during the hours of operation 6:00am - 10:00pm daily
To use the open areas, including the lawns
To use the park chairs, tables and benches within the park
To enjoy and touch the water features without entering the fountains
To appreciate the gardens without entering flowerbeds or picking flowers
To clean up after yourself by depositing trash in the trash receptacles
To bring your dog, as long as you leash it, keep it from watering trees, grass and plants, and stoop to scoop
To apply to hold an event in the Park that is appropriate in size and use
To dress modest and appropriate for a family environment
The Park guidelines prohibit …
Entering the park when closed, loitering or sleeping
Panhandling or postings of signs in violation of city ordinances
Climbing on monuments, public art or trees
Rummaging in trash receptacles
Obscene language or gestures, fighting, yelling, throwing objects, littering, playing loud music or other disorderly conduct of any kind
Obstructing park entrances and exits or walkways, including the entrances and exits of the park dining facilities
Performances, commercial activity, vending, distribution of commercial material or holding a commercial event without permission by Downtown Detroit Partnership
The use of sound amplification by any group or individual engaging in leafleting, petitioning, solicitation or demonstration; or leafleting, petitioning, solicitation or demonstration by any group of more than 25 people without a permit from the Detroit Parks and Recreation Department (more detailed information about permits and demonstrations in City parks can be found at DetroitMI.gov/recreation)
Unofficial organized ballgames, skateboarding, rollerblading or bicycling
Camping, grilling or open fires
Bringing glass containers or alcoholic beverages into the parks
Patrons of Downtown Detroit Parks are subject to the rules, regulations, and policies of the City of Detroit and the City of Detroit Department of Parks and Recreation.