Beacon Park

Detroit’s newest public park opened July 20, 2017.  The park infuses light, energy and motion to create a distinctive gathering place and unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. The circular, open lawn is the largest of any downtown Detroit park and gives visitors room to run, play, relax and recharge. With year-round programming, interactive light installations and a contemporary restaurant with a rooftop garden and dining space for panoramic views of the park and city skyline – this park is beaming with eye-catching, Instagram-worthy moments to share with friends and family.

Beacon Park will be Detroit’s most contemporary park on the western edge of downtown. The beautiful and contemporary park has

activated 1.2 acres, improved walkability, and created a catalyst for cultural vibrancy and economic development.  

The new park will be home to a full-service restaurant and bar, Lumen, featuring a rooftop patio as well as quick bites from mobile carts and Food Trucks.Fe

 

FEATURED EVENTS

December 13 - Volleyball Tournament at Beacon Park 

December 15 - Detroit Beer and Wine Fest: Winter Edition

December 16 - Selfies with Santa

December 16 - Family Friendly Detroit Lions Tailgate

December 17 - Selfies with Santa

December 20 - Volleyball Tournament at Beacon Park 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Beacon Park

Sunday,

10

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Monday,

11

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Monday,

11

December

11AM - 2PM

Beacon Park

DOWNTOWN STREET EATS AT BEACON PARK

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

December 11 - December 15, we'll be featuring:

MONDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop
TUESDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop
WEDNESDAY: EJ's Gourmet Street Cuisine
THURSDAY: No Food Truck Scheduled Today
FRIDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop

Tuesday,

12

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Tuesday,

12

December

11AM - 2PM

Beacon Park

DOWNTOWN STREET EATS AT BEACON PARK

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

December 11 - December 15, we'll be featuring:

MONDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop
TUESDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop
WEDNESDAY: EJ's Gourmet Street Cuisine
THURSDAY: No Food Truck Scheduled Today
FRIDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop

Wednesday,

13

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Wednesday,

13

December

11AM - 2PM

Beacon Park

DOWNTOWN STREET EATS AT BEACON PARK

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

December 11 - December 15, we'll be featuring:

MONDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop
TUESDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop
WEDNESDAY: EJ's Gourmet Street Cuisine
THURSDAY: No Food Truck Scheduled Today
FRIDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop

Wednesday,

13

December

6PM - 9PM

Beacon Park

Volleyball Tournament at Beacon Park

Join us for 4v4 Co-ed Volleyball Tournament in Detroit at the NEW Beacon Park! Let's keep all the fun rolling from summer, fall, right into winter. Teams will play a minimum of two games - the more you win the more you play!

December 13 and December 20

This tournament will take place inside a large, well-lit, and HEATED tent. 

Registration is now open!!!

Thursday,

14

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Thursday,

14

December

11AM - 2PM

Beacon Park

DOWNTOWN STREET EATS AT BEACON PARK

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

December 11 - December 15, we'll be featuring:

MONDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop
TUESDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop
WEDNESDAY: EJ's Gourmet Street Cuisine
THURSDAY: No Food Truck Scheduled Today
FRIDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop

Friday,

15

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Friday,

15

December

11AM - 2PM

Beacon Park

DOWNTOWN STREET EATS AT BEACON PARK

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

December 11 - December 15, we'll be featuring:

MONDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop
TUESDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop
WEDNESDAY: EJ's Gourmet Street Cuisine
THURSDAY: No Food Truck Scheduled Today
FRIDAY: GrillWich Tot Stop

Friday,

15

December

3PM - 11PM

Beacon Park

Detroit Beer and Wine Fest: Winter Edition

Join us to celebrate the holiday season at Beacon Park in the heart of Detroit. Detroit Beer & Wine: Winter Edition will feature craft beer, wine, and cocktails.

For tickets and more information - detroitbeerandwinefest.com

Saturday,

16

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Saturday,

16

December

12PM - 5PM

Beacon Park

Selfies with Santa

Fun for the whole family, visit and take pictures with Santa at Beacon Park. 

Saturday,

16

December

1PM - 4PM

Beacon Park

Family Friendly Detroit Lions Tailgate

LET'S GO LIONS!! 
We can't wait to tailgate ahead of another Lions home game! The Honolulu Blue take on the Bears on Saturday, December 16!
Grab your kiddos and head over to Beacon Park from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for a family friendly tailgate. 
What is a "family friendly" tailgate you say? It's a place you can feel comfortable and confident bringing your kids before kickoff to enjoy, giant connect four and jenga, fowling and more. 
Expect music, fire pits, Lions decor and families from all walks of life enjoying Detroit's newest public space.

Sunday,

17

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Sunday,

17

December

12PM - 4PM

Beacon Park

Selfies with Santa

Fun for the whole family, visit and take pictures with Santa at Beacon Park. 

Monday,

18

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Tuesday,

19

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Wednesday,

20

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Wednesday,

20

December

6PM - 9PM

Beacon Park

Volleyball Tournament at Beacon Park

Join us for 4v4 Co-ed Volleyball Tournament in Detroit at the NEW Beacon Park! Let's keep all the fun rolling from summer, fall, right into winter. Teams will play a minimum of two games - the more you win the more you play!

December 13 and December 20

This tournament will take place inside a large, well-lit, and HEATED tent. 

Registration is now open!!!

Thursday,

21

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Friday,

22

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

Saturday,

23

December

12AM - 12AM

Beacon Park

Holiday Lights at Beacon Park

Come enjoy the Holiday Lights at Beacon Park!

Open Daily from November 18 - January 28 - 6am - 10pm 

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November 27, 2017

UGLYCHRISTMASSWEATER.COM PRESENTS GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ TITLE ATTEMPT AT BEACON PARK FOR LARGEST GATHERING OF PEOPLE WEARING HOLIDAY SWEATERS

DETROIT - NOV. 27, 2017 – DTE Energy Foundation and the Downtown Detroit Partnership are excited to announce a title attempt for the largest gathering of people wearing holiday (Christmas season) sweaters and jumpers at Beacon Park on December 9. Presented by UglyChristmasSweater.com, the Guinness World Records™ attempt will aim to break the current record of 3,473 set at the Kansas Athletics vs. Montana men’s basketball game on December 19, 2015 in Lawrence, KS.

Participants will be asked to convene at Beacon Park on the corner of Cass and Grand River at 6:30 p.m. to begin the process of getting participants in place for the official count. UglyChristmasSweater.com will also be on site selling an assortment of holiday sweaters to anyone needing approved attire. 

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November 08, 2017

Beacon Park Kicks Off Brand New Winter Programming with ‘Light Up Beacon Park!’ Holiday Party on the Night of Tree Lighting

The November 17 party will feature a performance by “Queen of Blues” Thornetta Davis, a live stream of tree lighting at Campus Martius Park, free shuttles, interactive light displays, visits with Santa, food trucks, bars and more!

DETROIT - NOV 8, 2017 – The DTE Energy Foundation and the Downtown Detroit Partnership are excited to announce that Downtown Detroit’s newest public space will kick off a spectacular and innovative season of winter programming with Light Up Beacon Park on November 17 from

5 p.m. to midnight. The holiday party marks the first time in Detroit Tree Lighting history that the family-favorite tradition will expand its entertainment to two separate Downtown parks with free shuttles between the two public spaces. It also kicks off the beginning of Beacon Park’s winter programming schedule filled with silent discos, a beer and wine festival, visits with Santa and much more.

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November 01, 2017

The Downtown Detroit Partnership and DTE Energy Foundation are proud to present the Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 17 at Campus Martius Park.

DETROIT, Mich., Nov. 1, 2017 – For the 14th consecutive year, the Downtown Detroit Partnership continues one of the city’s most highly anticipated holiday celebrations - the annual Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony. Brought to you by DTE Energy Foundation, the event will feature a Michigan-grown, 60-foot Norwegian Spruce wrapped in more than 19,000 multi-colored lights and ornaments. The event begins at 5 p.m. and is free to the public.

“The DTE Energy Foundation has been a proud sponsor of this iconic holiday tradition for 14 years, which helps to showcase the beauty of our city and draw visitors downtown throughout the season,” said Faye Nelson, vice president, DTE Energy, and board chair and president of the DTE Energy Foundation. “Our support of the tree lighting is one of the special ways we show our appreciation to the communities we serve, helping thousands of families create memories that will last a lifetime.”

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