2017 Calendar

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UPCOMING EVENTS

WEEK OF August 20 - 27, 2017

VIEW ALL EVENTS IN ALL PARKS

Sunday,

20

August

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Family Day at Beacon Park

Free and open to all!  Every Sunday from 12am - 4pm.   Lots of fun for children and families, featuring inflatables, face painting, arts and crafts, and lawn games!  Food and drinks available for purchase.  

Sunday,

20

August

9AM - 9PM

Cadillac Square

Quicken Loans Sports Zone

Featuring four outdoor basketball courts and sand volleyball, the Quicken Loans Sports Zone is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. all summer. Organized and pick up games offer fun competition at lunchtime and after work for sports enthusiasts. 

Sunday,

20

August

9AM - 10AM

Beacon Park

Free Yoga at Beacon Park

Free and open to all!  Offered by Beacon Park and Detroit Yoga Lab - 1 Hour classes at 9am with family classes at 10am 

9am: Yoga - Free class: from the adventurous beginner looking for a workout to the advanced student wanting a lighter practice, the instructors offer variations that enable you to practice at your own level while keeping the flow

10am: Family Yoga - Free class ages 3-6: Geared toward 3-6 year olds to creatively explore fun yoga poses, visual imagery, breathing, and relaxation in open and inspiring environment

10:30am: Family Yoga – Free class ages 6-13: Geared toward 6-13 year olds to creatively explore fun yoga poses, visual imagery, breathing, and relaxation in open and inspiring environment

Sunday,

20

August

10AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

IMPULSE Exhibit: Interactive Illuminated See-Saws

Free and open to all! 

Exhibiting from July 20th through August 27th, experience an interactive work of public art that warms the hearts of all ages.  15 gigantic illuminated see-saws create an interactive urban play space at Detroit's newest and contemporary park - Beacon Park.  

Open 10am - 12am everyday

Sunday,

20

August

7PM - 8PM

Grand Circus

Free Yoga at Grand Circus Park

RELAX.  Come out for a FREE weekly outdoor yoga class led by Citizen Yoga every Sunday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Grand Circus Park.

Monday,

21

August

9AM - 9PM

Cadillac Square

Quicken Loans Sports Zone

Featuring four outdoor basketball courts and sand volleyball, the Quicken Loans Sports Zone is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. all summer. Organized and pick up games offer fun competition at lunchtime and after work for sports enthusiasts. 

Monday,

21

August

10AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

IMPULSE Exhibit: Interactive Illuminated See-Saws

Free and open to all! 

Exhibiting from July 20th through August 27th, experience an interactive work of public art that warms the hearts of all ages.  15 gigantic illuminated see-saws create an interactive urban play space at Detroit's newest and contemporary park - Beacon Park.  

Open 10am - 12am everyday

Monday,

21

August

11AM - 2PM

Beacon Park

Downtown Street Eats at Beacon Park

Aug 21 - Aug 25 food truck lineup! 11am - 2pm every week day! 

MONDAY: High Octane, Nu Deli, and Buffy's Mexi-Casian
TUESDAY: Drunken Rooster, Bombay Wraps, and Bigalora
WEDNESDAY: Cortina Local, Shimmy Shack, and The Spot
THURSDAY: Bigalora, Nu Deli, and Los Dos Amigos
FRIDAY: Drunken Rooster, Bombay Wraps, and Bigalora

Monday,

21

August

11AM - 2PM

Cadillac Square

Downtown Street Eats - Supported by Sanders

Enjoy Downtown Street Eats from 11am - 2pm, Monday through Friday, running through October.

AUGUST 21 - 25, we'll be featuring:

  • LOS DOS AMIGO'S 
  • THE NOSH PIT 
  • SHREDDERZ
  • SMOKE RING BBQ 
  • UNION STREET DETROIT
  • AMICCI'S PIZZA 

Tuesday,

22

August

9AM - 9PM

Cadillac Square

Quicken Loans Sports Zone

Featuring four outdoor basketball courts and sand volleyball, the Quicken Loans Sports Zone is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. all summer. Organized and pick up games offer fun competition at lunchtime and after work for sports enthusiasts. 

Tuesday,

22

August

10AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

IMPULSE Exhibit: Interactive Illuminated See-Saws

Free and open to all! 

Exhibiting from July 20th through August 27th, experience an interactive work of public art that warms the hearts of all ages.  15 gigantic illuminated see-saws create an interactive urban play space at Detroit's newest and contemporary park - Beacon Park.  

Open 10am - 12am everyday

Tuesday,

22

August

11AM - 2PM

Beacon Park

Downtown Street Eats at Beacon Park

Aug 21 - Aug 25 food truck lineup! 11am - 2pm every week day! 

MONDAY: High Octane, Nu Deli, and Buffy's Mexi-Casian
TUESDAY: Drunken Rooster, Bombay Wraps, and Bigalora
WEDNESDAY: Cortina Local, Shimmy Shack, and The Spot
THURSDAY: Bigalora, Nu Deli, and Los Dos Amigos
FRIDAY: Drunken Rooster, Bombay Wraps, and Bigalora

Tuesday,

22

August

11AM - 2PM

Cadillac Square

Downtown Street Eats - Supported by Sanders

Enjoy Downtown Street Eats from 11am - 2pm, Monday through Friday, running through October.

AUGUST 21 - 25, we'll be featuring:

  • LOS DOS AMIGO'S 
  • THE NOSH PIT 
  • SHREDDERZ
  • SMOKE RING BBQ 
  • UNION STREET DETROIT
  • AMICCI'S PIZZA 

Tuesday,

22

August

6PM - 9PM

Beacon Park

Volleyball Leagues at Beacon Park

BEACON PARK - VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES by COME PLAY DETROIT  6pm – 9:30pm every Tuesday and Thursday through Mid-October. 

Signup to play and more information @ comeplaydetroit.com

Wednesday,

23

August

9AM - 9PM

Cadillac Square

Quicken Loans Sports Zone

Featuring four outdoor basketball courts and sand volleyball, the Quicken Loans Sports Zone is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. all summer. Organized and pick up games offer fun competition at lunchtime and after work for sports enthusiasts. 

Wednesday,

23

August

10AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

IMPULSE Exhibit: Interactive Illuminated See-Saws

Free and open to all! 

Exhibiting from July 20th through August 27th, experience an interactive work of public art that warms the hearts of all ages.  15 gigantic illuminated see-saws create an interactive urban play space at Detroit's newest and contemporary park - Beacon Park.  

Open 10am - 12am everyday

Wednesday,

23

August

11AM - 2PM

Beacon Park

Downtown Street Eats at Beacon Park

Aug 21 - Aug 25 food truck lineup! 11am - 2pm every week day! 

MONDAY: High Octane, Nu Deli, and Buffy's Mexi-Casian
TUESDAY: Drunken Rooster, Bombay Wraps, and Bigalora
WEDNESDAY: Cortina Local, Shimmy Shack, and The Spot
THURSDAY: Bigalora, Nu Deli, and Los Dos Amigos
FRIDAY: Drunken Rooster, Bombay Wraps, and Bigalora

Wednesday,

23

August

11AM - 2PM

Cadillac Square

Downtown Street Eats - Supported by Sanders

Enjoy Downtown Street Eats from 11am - 2pm, Monday through Friday, running through October.

AUGUST 21 - 25, we'll be featuring:

  • LOS DOS AMIGO'S 
  • THE NOSH PIT 
  • SHREDDERZ
  • SMOKE RING BBQ 
  • UNION STREET DETROIT
  • AMICCI'S PIZZA 

Wednesday,

23

August

5PM - 7PM

Cadillac Square

Workout Wednesdays with the First Responders 4 Fitness

The Ultimate Fitness Party! Free and open to all.  

JUNE 21st LINEUP: 

5:30pm - ZUMBA IN STEP with Stephanie Zumba 

6:30pm - LOWER BODY BURN with Pulse Fitness Detroit 

Thursday,

24

August

9AM - 9PM

Cadillac Square

Quicken Loans Sports Zone

Featuring four outdoor basketball courts and sand volleyball, the Quicken Loans Sports Zone is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. all summer. Organized and pick up games offer fun competition at lunchtime and after work for sports enthusiasts. 

Thursday,

24

August

10AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

IMPULSE Exhibit: Interactive Illuminated See-Saws

Free and open to all! 

Exhibiting from July 20th through August 27th, experience an interactive work of public art that warms the hearts of all ages.  15 gigantic illuminated see-saws create an interactive urban play space at Detroit's newest and contemporary park - Beacon Park.  

Open 10am - 12am everyday

Thursday,

24

August

11AM - 2PM

Beacon Park

Downtown Street Eats at Beacon Park

Aug 21 - Aug 25 food truck lineup! 11am - 2pm every week day! 

MONDAY: High Octane, Nu Deli, and Buffy's Mexi-Casian
TUESDAY: Drunken Rooster, Bombay Wraps, and Bigalora
WEDNESDAY: Cortina Local, Shimmy Shack, and The Spot
THURSDAY: Bigalora, Nu Deli, and Los Dos Amigos
FRIDAY: Drunken Rooster, Bombay Wraps, and Bigalora

Thursday,

24

August

11AM - 2PM

Cadillac Square

Downtown Street Eats - Supported by Sanders

Enjoy Downtown Street Eats from 11am - 2pm, Monday through Friday, running through October.

AUGUST 21 - 25, we'll be featuring:

  • LOS DOS AMIGO'S 
  • THE NOSH PIT 
  • SHREDDERZ
  • SMOKE RING BBQ 
  • UNION STREET DETROIT
  • AMICCI'S PIZZA 

Thursday,

24

August

12PM - 2PM

Campus Martius

iHeart Thursdays with The Klouds

The Klouds began their musical journey together as the backing band for the Hip Hop and R&B group MiFamlee, based in the heart of Detroit, MI. They had no idea that they would go on to work with GRAMMY-nominated and award-winning artists like Noel “Detail” Fischer, Chico Debarge, George Clinton, and Dej Loaf!
The Klouds’ diverse and innovative sound is expressed through musical genres like jazz fusion, funk, hip-hop, classical, and metal. 

Thursday,

24

August

3PM - 7PM

Beacon Park

POSTGAME PARTY

Free and open to all!  3pm - 7pm -  August 10th, 24th and September 14th!   Tailgate after the #Tigers game! Whether you're playing hooky to go to the game (like us) or just need something fun to do after work (who doesn't), join us for our first POSTGAME PARTY at #BeaconPark! Expect craft beers, tailgate grub, lawn games, music and more from 3 to 7 p.m.!

Thursday,

24

August

4PM - 10PM

Grand Circus

Summer Street Eats and Sounds

at Grand Circus Park!  Delicious dinner choices 4pm to 10pm offered by select area Detroit-area food trucks + live entertainment presented by outstanding Detroit pianists and vocal duos from 7pm - 9pm!  Free and open to all! 

August 24th

Featuring Chrissy Morgan with Susie Woodman on Piano from 7pm - 9pm  

Food trucks: Comfort Cafe, Hero or Villain, and Cortina 

Thursday,

24

August

6PM - 9PM

Beacon Park

Volleyball Leagues at Beacon Park

BEACON PARK - VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES by COME PLAY DETROIT  6pm – 9:30pm every Tuesday and Thursday through Mid-October. 

Signup to play and more information @ comeplaydetroit.com

Friday,

25

August

9AM - 9PM

Cadillac Square

Quicken Loans Sports Zone

Featuring four outdoor basketball courts and sand volleyball, the Quicken Loans Sports Zone is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. all summer. Organized and pick up games offer fun competition at lunchtime and after work for sports enthusiasts. 

Friday,

25

August

10AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

IMPULSE Exhibit: Interactive Illuminated See-Saws

Free and open to all! 

Exhibiting from July 20th through August 27th, experience an interactive work of public art that warms the hearts of all ages.  15 gigantic illuminated see-saws create an interactive urban play space at Detroit's newest and contemporary park - Beacon Park.  

Open 10am - 12am everyday

Friday,

25

August

11AM - 2PM

Cadillac Square

Market Fridays

A weekly market of Michigan goods and produce, including fruit, vegetables, edible grains, plants, trees, shrubs, dried flowers, herbs, apiary products, maple syrup, dried fruits and nuts, baked goods, dressings and sauces, jams and jellies, and more!

Friday,

25

August

11AM - 2PM

Beacon Park

Downtown Street Eats at Beacon Park

Aug 21 - Aug 25 food truck lineup! 11am - 2pm every week day! 

MONDAY: High Octane, Nu Deli, and Buffy's Mexi-Casian
TUESDAY: Drunken Rooster, Bombay Wraps, and Bigalora
WEDNESDAY: Cortina Local, Shimmy Shack, and The Spot
THURSDAY: Bigalora, Nu Deli, and Los Dos Amigos
FRIDAY: Drunken Rooster, Bombay Wraps, and Bigalora

Friday,

25

August

11AM - 2PM

Cadillac Square

Downtown Street Eats - Supported by Sanders

Enjoy Downtown Street Eats from 11am - 2pm, Monday through Friday, running through October.

AUGUST 21 - 25, we'll be featuring:

  • LOS DOS AMIGO'S 
  • THE NOSH PIT 
  • SHREDDERZ
  • SMOKE RING BBQ 
  • UNION STREET DETROIT
  • AMICCI'S PIZZA 

Friday,

25

August

12PM - 11PM

Campus Martius

Detroit Garlic & Music Festival

Tempt every sense at Garlic & Music Festival – a weekend of tastes, scents, sights & sounds.

Enjoy deliciously garlicky food, live music, cold beer & summer cocktails, cooking competitions, and plenty of family fun. 

More info @ garlicandmusicfestival.com

Friday,

25

August

7PM - 11PM

Campus Martius

5/3 Fourth Friday Concert featuring AMERICAN ENGLISH

Free and open to all! 

9:30 - 11pm - AMERICAN ENGLISH is simply the best Beatle's tribute story of our time.  At the inception of the band, they were voted “number one” by thousands of Beatles fans as winners of sound a like contests at Beatlefest for three consecutive years. They have been voted "Best Tribute Band" three of the last four years by their fans in the Chicagoland area. Their demand in the US and abroad, coupled with their spectacular fan base, has anchored them into a professional setting, and launched them into larger venues and theatres worldwide. 

7:30 - 9pm - TOSHA OWENS opens for American English and is Motor City soul at its finest! Tosha carries on the tradition of talented and versatile female vocalists. Blues, rock, funk and R&B – this Detroit native can do it all.  

Saturday,

26

August

9AM - 9PM

Cadillac Square

Quicken Loans Sports Zone

Featuring four outdoor basketball courts and sand volleyball, the Quicken Loans Sports Zone is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. all summer. Organized and pick up games offer fun competition at lunchtime and after work for sports enthusiasts. 

Saturday,

26

August

9AM - 11AM

Beacon Park

Outdoor Spin at Beacon Park

Free and open to all!  1 Hour classes at 9am and 10am.  Pre-registration required at pulsefitnesstraining.com 

Wake up to great music, full body toning,  resistance training, and high-intensity aerobics! 

Saturday,

26

August

9AM - 10AM

Grand Circus

Free Yoga at Grand Circus Park

Just BREATHE... and join us at Grand Circus Park for a FREE weekly YMCA yoga class every Saturday morning, 9:30 -10:30. 

Saturday,

26

August

10AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

IMPULSE Exhibit: Interactive Illuminated See-Saws

Free and open to all! 

Exhibiting from July 20th through August 27th, experience an interactive work of public art that warms the hearts of all ages.  15 gigantic illuminated see-saws create an interactive urban play space at Detroit's newest and contemporary park - Beacon Park.  

Open 10am - 12am everyday

Saturday,

26

August

12PM - 11PM

Campus Martius

Detroit Garlic and Music Festival

Tempt every sense at Garlic & Music Festival – a weekend of tastes, scents, sights & sounds.

Enjoy deliciously garlicky food, live music, cold beer & summer cocktails, cooking competitions, and plenty of family fun. 

More info @ garlicandmusicfestival.com

FESTIVAL HOURS: 

  • FRIDAY: 12pm - 11pm 
  • SATURDAY: 12pm - 11pm
  • SUNDAY: 12pm - 7pm

Saturday,

26

August

2PM - 4PM

Grand Circus

Doggy Luau Pool Party!

@ Grand Circus Dog Park.  Every 4th Saturday, 2:30 - 4 p.m.  Special activities for the cool Detroit dogs and the owners that get to tag along.  We are having a doggy luau with leis, a pool, beach balls, and more! 

Saturday,

26

August

7PM - 12AM

Beacon Park

NIGHT MARKET at Beacon Park

Free and open to all!  7pm - Midnight 

Detroit's first ever NIGHT MARKET comes to Beacon Park with cocktails, craft beer, food trucks, makers + entrepreneurs, an indie concert series, and lawn games

  • 7:00-12am - Beehive Records Showcase:  Featuring 4 Bands curated by Stephen Nawara

    The Beehive Recording Company, founded in Detroit, is an online label/social club whose mission is to record and promote Detroit artists.  Pursuing all genres, Beehive records, promotes and preserves Detroit’s musical culture by offering free recording to all musicians found within the city, packaging digital singles, complete with supporting artwork, photography, and videography.  Beehive produces three singles a month of Detroit artists, followed by a Motown Revue style concert each month.  Created and curated by interlochen alumnus and Kresge Award recipient, Stephen Nawara, a former member of the Detroit Cobras, Electric Six and creator of their #2 UK and #1 European hit, “Danger High Voltage”, Beehive has recorded over 300 songs by 70 eclectric artists with over 1,500,000 downloads in the past 4 years.

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